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Cannes Real Estate Property Market 2019 - Top 26 Parties and Events

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Tucked away amongst almost 900km of luxurious beaches is where you can find the 20km village of Cannes, France. The French Riviera is famous for being home to some of the most gorgeous beaches, natural paradise, yachts, and of course, parties and events. Every year, people from all over the world come to Cannes for a wide variety of renowned festivals and conferences, such as the Cannes Film Festival, Cannes Lions, or the Cannes Real Estate Property Market (known as MIPIM). As the Cannes Real Estate Property Market 2019 is celebrating its 30th anniversary, the party and event scene is stepping up to the occasion. Here are the Top 26 Parties and Events at the Cannes Real Estate Property Market 2019 that you don't want to miss.

Top 26 Parties and Events at Cannes Real Estate Property Market 2019

We'll be listing these parties and events starting from March 11th and ending on March 15th, when the Cannes Real Estate Property Market has come to an end. Sit back, grab your diary, and get ready to organise your days around these Top 26 Parties and Events in Cannes to help you prepare for the upcoming event! Bon voyage et santé!

1.) FIABCI Gala Dinner - FIABCI

March 11th, 2019 
Hotel Barrière Le Majestic Cannes
19:00
Register to attend​

This regal gala dinner is a great place to start off your business trip and to open up a fantastic week in Cannes! Located at the Majestic Hotel in Cannes, this fine-dining event will be sure to satiate your refined palates. Apart from enjoying some of the best cuisine in one of the most luxurious 5-star hotels in Cannes, you'll be able to network with top players in the industry, enjoying local Provençal Rosé, as well as live music! Be sure to sign up to get your tickets to the FIABCI Gala Dinner.

Photo by William Krause on Unsplash

2.) Go Dutch Dinner - Holistic

March 11th, 2019
Long Beach Restaurant 
19:00
Invitation only​

This year Holistic is back with the Go Dutch Dinner at the Long Beach Restaurant on the Croisette and right on the beach! If you are a real estate property developer, investor to property advisors, or a construction industry professional, this is the best way to kick off your week in Cannes by the water with a cold glass of white wine in hand. Be sure to request your invitation as this is a private event.

3.) Property Construction Networking Runs - Property Sports Network

March 11th-14th, 2019
Radisson Blu 1835 Hotel & Thalasso
18:00 on the 11th, 7:00 the 12th-14th
Register to attend​

To get your heart rate going and loosen up your networking muscles, this is the most business-casual event that you don't want to miss out on. The legendary Property Sports Network is hosting the early bird special during your intense week at Cannes, so you can catch the sunrise, start your day off with some exercise and an early-morning networking session. This free running event is throughout the duration of the Cannes Real Estate Property Market, so if you wake up one morning feeling the effects of last night's parties, there's always tomorrow.

4.) Yoga on the Beach - Property Sports Network

March 12th-14th, 2019
Louis Vuitton Cannes
7:30-8:30
Register to attend​

Running not your thing? It's OK, waking up 6:30 to make a 7AM run definitely isn't for all of us. Thankfully the guys at Property Sports Network have organised something a little less strenuous for all of the non-runners in Cannes. Imagine waking up and starting your day off with some peaceful yoga, right on the calm beaches of Cannes? We can't think of a calmer way to start a long morning of meetings and events!

5.) Run if You Cannes - Real Competence

March 12th-14th, 2019
Hotel Barrière Le Majestic Cannes
8:00-9:00
Register to attend​

If you're not that early of an early bird, Real Competence has organised a fun run that meets somewhere in the middle so you can get your exercise in with ease. Join their Run if You Cannes event from March 12th-14th, 2019, and get an easy 5km run in to start your day off right. Be sure to sign up to ensure your spot with the running group.

This invitation-only is the definition of an early start to a long day of drinking.. er, networking, we meant to say.

6.) Cardiff Welcome Brunch - Holder Mathias Architects & Invest in Cardiff

March 12th, 2019
Ma Nolan's Irish Pub
11:00-12:30
Drop-In​

To start your day off on the right foot, you need a proper breakfast, right? This year, to kick off a solid week in Cannes, enjoy this brunch courtesy of Holder Mathias Architects and Invest in Cardiff. The brunch will consist of talks given by Stephen Hill and Huw Thomas to expand on the up-and-coming Cardiff, and why now is the perfect time to invest in the capital of Wales.

7.) Design Brighton, First Base, and BHCC Cannes Lunch

March 12th, 2019
San Telmo Cannes
12:00-14:00
Drop-In ​

For something a bit more casual, drop by the Cannes Lunch at Sant Telmo Restaurant Cannes and meet with the influential leaders at Design Brighton, First Base and BHCC for pizza, beer, and wine. John Cowell and Sophie Law-Smith, Co-Directors of Design Brighton will be there to welcome you to their organisation’s first drop-in lunch in Cannes.

8.) Drinks Reception - Place North West & Morgan Sindall

March 12th, 2019
Grand Hotel Gardens
12:30-14:30
Invitation only​

To get your early afternoon started with a refreshing beer or white wine and a few networking conversations, be sure to mark your calendars for this drinks reception hosted by Place North West and Morgan Sindall. This invitation-only event is located in the prestigious Grand Hotel Gardens, right in the heart of all the networking events. Fingers crossed that your name has been added to the list!

9.) Welcome Drinks - Pegasus Group

March 12th 
Plage L'Ondine Restaurant
18:00
Register to attend​

The Pegasus group are hosting their welcome drinks reception at the brand new Ondine Beach Cannes, and are excited to meet with you this year. Be sure to register for the event and don't miss out on a warm welcome cocktail or glass of wine right on the beach. Networking is far more enjoyable when done by the sea, isn't it?

10.) Real Estate Asset Management Cocktail - ALFI and LuxReal

March 12th
Hôtel Barrière Le Gray d'Albion
18:30-20:30
Invitation only
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This invitation-only event is the perfect way to finish up a day's work of networking, events, panels, and discussions while in Cannes. Enjoy a few cocktails at this invitation-only event and catch the sunset over the beautiful Cannes beaches. Will you be invited to the second edition of this cocktail reception?

11.) Build to Rent Networking Brunch- Wifinity & ColladoCollins Architects

March 13th
Bagel Cafe
9:00-11:00
Register to attend​

Want to get an early start to the day, minus the exercise and sweat? The Build to Rent Networking Brunch 2019 will take place in the centre of the city at the famous Cannes Bagel Cafe, so bring your appetite! For all the attendees working in the build to rent, student accommodation, later living, and assisted living sectors, this is a networking event you don't want to miss. Be sure to register for the event as capacity is limited!

12.) SwiMIPIM 2019 - Elliott Wood and dMFK Architects

March 13th
London Stand 
10:00
Register to attend​

Not phased by the cold ocean water in the morning? Join this fearless group of swimmers as they raise funds for a brilliant cause, the Streets of London, which is a UK charity that funds projects that make a real difference to the lives of homeless people in London. There are two groups - Group A, which will swim 2km, and Group B, which will swim 1km. If you've got the stamina and heart to support this event, we salute you! Get in touch to see if there are any last-minute spaces available.

13.) Mid-Morning Coffee and Fizz - MHA Macintyre Hudson

March 13th
Le Rendez-Vous
10:30-12:30
Register to attend​

If you're keen to start the day with a hot cup of coffee and a few familiar faces, join MHA Macintyre Hudson, Graphic Structures and Thomas & Thomas for their very first networking event in Cannes. The event is complimentary, however places are limited so please book early to avoid missing out!

14.) Drop-In Lunch at Cannes - Hotel Property UK

March 13th, 2019
Sant Telmo Restaurant Cannes
12:00-14:00
Register to attend​

Whether you're familiar with the concept"drop-in" lunch or not, you'll want to pop over to San Telmo to hear what some of the most influential players from the professional service providers in the UK have to say. If you're looking for insight on expertise and experience of hotel feasibility, planning, design, cost and construction, gained both in the UK and on global projects, sign up for this Cannes lunch event today.

15.) Cannes-upon-Thames Lunch - UK Property Forums

March 13th-14th, 2019
New York New York Restaurant Cannes
12:15-14:30
Register to attend - almost at max capacity!
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To get to know representatives from the Greater Thames Valley region and the possibilities for construction and growth, you'll want to attend the Cannes-upon-Thames lunch at the famous New York New York Restaurant just a minute from the Palais des Festivals. To reserve your place at this networking lunch with some of the region's most knowledgeable players, the cost is £100. The event will take place on March 13th and 14th.

16.) Chez Nous - Van Maercke Prefab, Grando Keukens, Boydens Engineering, Detoo Architects, Art Nivo, Studiebureau Verhaeghe

March 13th, 2019
Villa Chez Nous
15:00-22:00
Invitation only​

This invitation-only event will be hosting its 9th annual Chez Nous party, and they're going all out this year. Hosted in some of the most lavish villas in Cannes, with incredible catering, drinks, and an incredible atmosphere, Chez Nous 2019 is one of the most celebrated parties in Cannes, year after year. This exclusive C-level networking event for construction related professionals in the Belgian, Dutch, and French markets is the talk of the town every March. Did you get your invitation? If not, give Bart a shout and see if he can squeeze you in - bart@cheznouscannes.be.

17.) Croydon Beer on the Beach - Develop Croydon

March 13th, 2019
London Pavilion Beach Terrace 
16:00-17:00
Register to attend​

For a quick refresher on the beach after a long afternoon of meetings and in between events, there's nothing like a crisp beer to cool you off. Pop by the London Pavilion Beach Terrace and sample some of Croydon’s locally produced beer in an informal opportunity to meet and network with the key players in Croydon. Last year 400 craft beers were consumed in just one hour!

18.) Structural Timber Networking Drinks Reception - Structural Timber Association

March 13th, 2019
52 Avenue Saint-Louis
17:30- 19:30
Register to attend​

STA is back for the second year in a row after a successful event in 2018, to host their annual Networking Drinks Reception in Cannes. For anyone with interest or pertaining professions to the Structural Timber Association, this event is going to be an opportunity for mingling, targeted networking, and an update on the industry, with a cocktail in hand, of course.

19.) Columbia University Alumni Cocktail Reception - Oxford Properties

March 13th, 2019
Le 72 Croisette
18:00-20:00
Exclusive Entry for Colombia Alumni​

Calling all Colombia University alumni! This cocktail reception held at Le 72 Croisette (aka the Gutter Bar) gives you the opportunity to mingle with old university friends and new colleagues from your alma mater to discuss opportunities in the real estate property investment world. Enjoy a cocktail, and be sure to bring your business cards and best stories from university!

20.) We Are the Spark - Leeds City Region & Channel 4

March 13th, 2019
Hôtel Barrière Le Gray d'Albion
19:00-21:00
Register to attend​

As Channel 4 has recently confirmed that their new headquarters will be located in Leeds, this city is expecting growth in digital, creative, and screen talent within the upcoming years. Hosted by Kersten England, Chief Executive, City of Bradford Council and Tom Riordan, Chief Executive, Leeds City Council, you'll be in for a treat as these dynamic speakers passionately discuss opportunity within Leeds.

We are the spark Leeds City Region

21.) Structural Timber Breakfast Seminar - Structural Timber Association

March 14th, 2019
Radisson Blu 1835 Hotel
8:30-10:30
Register to attend​

To start a long day ahead of meetings at the Real Estate Property Market, there's no better way than with a coffee, juice, and warm pastries at the Radisson Blu 1835 Hotel in Cannes. Enjoy the breakfast seminar hosted by the STA, an opportunity to network within a specific sector, and get ready to take on a day full of events and panels!

Want to have private a brunch meeting with a few colleagues? Here are The Top 8 Brunch Spots in Cannes.

22.) Brunch on the Beach - Willmott Dixon

March 14th, 2019
Plage Goeland
10:00-11:30
Invitation only​

The hugely popular brunch on the beach reception at the Plage Goeland on the Croisette, is where you want to be starting a late morning in Cannes. The upcoming 2019 edition of Brunch on the Beach will host over 150 guests, all ready for some sunshine, coffee, and a delicious brunch to finish up a successful week. This event is invitation-only, were you one of the lucky ones?

23.) Cardiff Farewell Lunch - Invest in Cardiff and Cardiff Capital Region

March 14th, 2019
Ma Nolan's Irish Pub
12:00-14:00
Register to attend​

This lunch will give you an opportunity to hear from the hosts at Invest in Cardiff and Cardiff Capital Region, review the successes over the week, and have a final opportunity to network with the Cardiff delegates and other delegates in Cannes. This open event will take place at the iconic Irish pub, Ma Nolan's, just a quick walk from the Palais des Festivals. Are you going to miss out on this event?

24.) S&S Supper - Spatial Dimensions and Senate Projects Services Ltd

March 14th, 2019
La Maison Course
16:00-18:00
Invitation only​

For the second year in a row, you'll be able to enjoy a networking supper co-hosted by Spatial Dimensions and Senate Projects Services Ltd at the famous La Maison Course in Cannes. This gourmet store, famous for its Corsican produce and wine, will be hosting this invitation-only event to raise a glass and have a toast to a successful week in Cannes.

25.) Belgian Beach Party - Wienerberger, Forbo, Jansen, B2AI, Stadsbader, Verhaegen Walravens

March 14th, 2019
Vegaluna Beach Club
19:00-02:00
Register to attend (with special code)​

It's here, folks. The party you've been waiting for all year! This Belgian Beach Party has been the go-to party at the Cannes Real Estate Property Market for 11 years now, and they've got no plan of stopping the party anytime soon. Did you get the secret code to access your invitation to the party?

Picture from previous editions of the Belgian Beach Party 

26.) Chicks with Bricks Auction + Dinner

March 14th, 2019
L'Ecrin Plage Restaurant 
19:00-00:00
Register to attend​

Enjoy a 3-course meal, views of the sea, and support the growth of female careers in a predominantly male industry at this auction and networking dinner party. Chicks with Bricks is a proactive network connecting both emerging and established women leaders in the construction industry, created by Holly Porter in 2005. Profits raised after costs go towards The Prince’s Trust Women in the Built Environment Programme. This event isn't exclusive to women, all are welcome!