The issue? If you're an expat, you might struggle to make new contacts here in Niort, and meet other expats or friendly locals speaking english. If you're french with an international profile, you might have quite rare occasions to speak english here in Niort.
The solution? "New Iort: expats and international profiles in Niort" is a casual meetup, happening every 2 months or 4 times a year and gathering people in a restaurant or bar, for casual drinks and conversations. Conversations happen 100% in english.