Faced with the health crisis that the world is going through, EquipHotel supports its partners and exhibitors from the hotel and foodservice sector and encourages actions of solidarity implemented by the sector’s actors in France and abroad.

On the exhibition occasion, EquiHotel will invite hotels and restaurants to exchange on this unprecedented crisis, and will propose meetings, conferences and debates to take stock of the situation, find solutions and project themselves into the future.



Alongside the State services, UMIH* and GNC* organise accommodation in establishments throughout France for the various groups identified: nursing staff, lorry drivers, patients without infectious diseases and the homeless.

*UMIH: N°1 professional organisation for coffee shops, hotels, restaurants, nightclub operators.

*GNC: Groupement National des Chaînes Hôtelières (National Group of Hotel Chains)


GROUP ACCOR sets up the CEDA telephone platform (Coronavirus Emergency Desk Accor) that centralizes and offers healthcare workers and underprivileged populations accommodation solutions in conjunction with Accor Group owners and the relevant authorities throughout the country.

To date, more than 40 hotels (HotelF1, Ibis budget, Ibis, Ibis styles, Mercure and Novotel) offer a capacity of 1,000 to 2,000 beds to accommodate homeless people throughout the country.

Transgourmet and Rungis Market

Transgourmet and Rungis Market support the #chief caregiver initiative with ap-hp (public hospitals of paris).

To supply the chefs with raw products free of charge, the operation has the support of Rungis Market, as well as wholesalers Avigros, METRO France and Transgourmet.

The operation is intended to develop throughout France, supported by local authorities, in particular the Presidents of Regions, as well as Regional Health Agencies.


Nearly 300 gowns were donated by the Maison Bragard for the Civil Protection of the Vosges. This association brings together volunteers on the front line with the nursing staff. The Bragard team was mobilized to meet this urgent demand for equipment.

Aquatonale Group

Laboratoire Aquatonale provides pharmacies, hospitals and EHPAD  (nursing homes)  in Morbihan with bottles of hydro-alcoholic gel.

Cinq Mondes

Shipment of multi-purpose moisturizing creams to three hospitals to repair hands damaged by the use of hydroalcoholic gel.


Donation of moisturizing creams in hospitals and the EHPAD (nursing homes) in partnership with the Dijon association "Les Blouses Roses".


1€ donated to Covid-19 research for each like. 


Manufacture of 200,000 masks which will be distributed to all the inhabitants of the Pays Voironnais.


Production of custom-made COVID-19 masks, customizable according to your needs.


Delivery of meals to EHPAD (nursing homes) and Hospitals by Master Restaurateurs. 

Lafuma Mobilier

In order to help hospital staff and enable them to relax in these difficult times, Lafuma Mobilier has donated RELAX Vital zerogravity chairs in hospitals in France and around Europe (Italy, Belgium, Switzerland...).



simplehuman is committed to bringing resources to those in need with a give-back campaign that will provide much-needed sensor soap pumps and soap to shelters and other life-saving organizations.

Hilding Anders

Hilding Anders has started production of surgical masks in three plants so far, Prelog (Croatia), Vromshoop (Netherlands) and Roztoky u Jilemnice (Czech Republic). Further plants are likely to follow over the next days, making the best possible use the company's significant production capacity.

Simonelli Group

Donation of ventilator for the intensive care unit. 

Lafuma Mobilier

In order to help hospital staff and enable them to relax in these difficult times, Lafuma Mobilier has donated RELAX Vital zerogravity chairs in hospitals around Europe (Italy, Belgium, Switzerland...).

Biologique Recherche

Free distribution of hand creams and bottles of hydroalcoholic lotion to health facilities in more than 15 countries. 


Donation to the Virga Jessa Hospital (Belgium) of several RLX loungers for the staff relaxation room of the hospital.


To cope with the COVID-19 emergency, Crema Outdoor S.r.l. is producing filter masks in 100% cotton fabric, washable, reusable and custumizable to provide security and support to any sector at this particular and delicate moment for everyone.

PMP Furniture

PMP Furniture has created screens and spacers, which the hotel and catering sector will be able to use shortly.

These items for 0% profit and the client also can get a refund of his investment.