Paris can be a lonely place when you first arrive, and many look to associations to build a social circle. In a category receiving 1,651 votes, it’s clear that the expat community supports its associations. Message has been voted the Best Association in Paris 2017. This supportive community of English-speaking parents living in and around Paris helps members to connect – in person and online – providing support and friendship, sharing experiences, tips and resources, getting together, and free cycling. Notable mentions this year include AAWE, AARO, AWG and WICE.