About us


Rosemarie Merlo Pompenig

18 years of experience with one of the largest DMC’s in France by directing the LSO Monaco office, operated many events from 15 to 6500 participants. Rosemarie joined Raising Stones Events to share her long working experience in the travel & hotel business with the team and to use the mutual know-how, creative spirit and imagination as steppingstones to great achievements.

Pierre Oudine 

10 years of experience with LSO International group as Business Development Director. Was a board member of the National French Committee for Business Travel (CFTAR/ATOUT France). Has been the permanent French representative of the German communication and media company Earth TV.

Rachid Boulannouar

4 years of expereience in the principal hotel and tourism resort in Monaco, followed by a four-year stint at LSO International as a Senior Project Manager than Sales Manager for the German and UK market. 

Arnaud  De La Soudière

Our team building specialist – perfectly knows the entire French Riviera and Provence ! 4 years of experience at LSO International and creates Evently Yours in 2009, a company specialized into Employee engagement activities, which is now a part of the Raising Stones’ Family.

Project Managers


% of motivation to satisfy you

Created in August 2009 in Antibes and in July 2010 in Monaco, Raising Stones Events is one of the most innovative destination and event management companies in France and Monaco. Our team members possess more than 35 years of experience in the meetings, incentives and events business, producing spectacular and unforgettable events for domestic and international clients.  We draw on our experience to provide you with creative solutions tailored to your specific needs and continually raise our level of performance to meet your expectations and do whatever is necessary to make it reality.

We have recently expanded and strengthened our capabilities with the acquisition of a company specializing in « engagement and incentive ». It gives us more expertise, greater creativity, providing you the best value for money. Our commitment to quality is our top priority as we add these services, with the goal to be a stronger partner to you and provide more value in the short-term and long-term. We continuously strive to create new ideas, and provide the quality of services you expect from a partner.  We operate throughout southern France and Monaco, including Monte Carlo, Nice, Cannes, Marseille and the magnificent Provence, and we work with partners in all other regions of France. We value the partnership with your company and look forward to working with you in the future to transform your ideas into great and memorable events.

  • Flexible & transparent billing policy
  • Possibility to recover the VAT due to our transparent billing system
  • Customer-oriented level of service and excellence
  • Continually updated data base on “what’s new”: venues, services, etc.
  • Excellent connections to local authorities
  • Providing the power, efficiency, and flexibility you need
  • Deep knowledge of the destination & logistics
  • One-stop-shop for a complete coordination of all services
  • Tailor-made solutions to enhance your event’s image
  • Creativity, outside-of-the box ideas
  • High buying power
  • Cultural/language assistance
  • Quick turnaround time and solid staff back-up resources