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Top 9 Event Venues in Cannes

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When travelling to the small village of Cannes for important corporate events, it's always a good idea to have an ally who can help you with local negotiations and provide insider tips. Although Cannes is small, finding out simple information, like where to host a networking or cocktail event, can be a challenging task. Today we're here to help you navigate your way around the city of congresses by sharing the Top 9 Event Venues in Cannes. From small gatherings to large-capacity spaces, this list has an option for all types of events.

1.) Private Cannes Rooftop

Distance from the Palais: 5 minutes walking
Capacity: 90 pax in cocktail format
Square Metres: 115m² approx

This former hotel now functions as a restaurant and exclusive rooftop in the heart of Cannes. This new Cannes event venue is known and frequented by locals, but you and your guests will be able to enjoy this private space all to yourselves during your next Cannes conference. With the ability to privatise the rooftop space, this venue makes for the perfect place to have a cocktail reception, a corporate brunch, a VIP dinner party, and so much more. Enjoy the summer vibes and atmosphere that this seasonal rooftop has to offer, and be sure to bring your sunscreen, sunglasses and a bit of extra change - there are slot machines for a little harmless gambling.

PS- they are doing refurbishments on the pool and it should be back open in 2021...

2.) Cannes Art Gallery Venue

Distance from the Palais: 12 minutes walking
Capacity: cocktail format- 150 pax, theatre format- 120 pax
Square Metres: 180m²

Is there anything more cultural than hosting an event in a local Cannes art gallery? Located behind the famous Carlton hotel at only a 12-minute walk to the Palais des Festivals, this 180m2 event space is ideal for a standing cocktail reception for up to 150 people. Your guests will enjoy the local atmosphere, the proximity to the Palais, as well as the fresh style due to recent renovations. Looking for something more business oriented? This Cannes event venue can also be used for internal meetings, as well as a headquarters during your next conference as there are 3 different rooms which can be used as office space. This multi-purpose gallery can also be used as a showroom, set up for gala dinners, or even a new product launch. Additionally, the spaces come with WiFi, 2 toilet rooms, as well as air-conditioning and double-glazed windows for extra privacy. Make the most of the fully-equipped kitchen and hire in-house catering for your next event!

3.) Outdoor Event Venue

Distance from Palais: 6 minutes walking
Capacity: Up to 400 in cocktail format
Square Metres: 400m²

Dreaming of having a private event during your next Cannes festival in a culturally-significant space? This former casino in Cannes makes for an ideal setting for your next cocktail reception or networking gathering. This 2-storey event venue can fit up to 400 people in standing cocktail format while sipping on local rosé and enjoying the exclusive event venue premise. This outdoor rooftop with palm trees and the warm French Riviera breeze will leave your guests feeling relaxed, refreshed, and excited to mingle and network at this spacious Cannes event venue.

4.) Event by the Sea

Distance from Palais: 5 minutes walking
Capacity: Up to 350 guests in cocktail format
Square Metres: 300m²

When in Cannes, you have to make the most of the private beach clubs! Occupying the centre stage in Cannes, the beach clubs are easy to spot but difficult to rent during high season and major Cannes events and conferences. This private beach was the first to be established in Cannes, and makes for the perfect central location for your next corporate event. Due to the proximity to the beach and open spaces this venue offers, this is the perfect place to host your company's HQ during spring and summer events, like the Cannes Film Festival or Cannes Lions.

5.) Partying like Royalty in Cannes

Distance from Palais: 10 minutes driving
Capacity: 14 bedrooms, up to 300 pax
Square Metres: 1000m²

This Cannes castle-inspired villa is what dreams are made of, ladies and gents. This astonishing 14-bedroom villa is everything that an event planner could dream of and more. The 1000m² villa which is situated on a private 4000m² estate makes for one of the most remarkable private event venues in Cannes. Picture your guests clinking champagne flutes and nibbling on canapés before retiring into the regal ballroom for your company gala dinner. Sound exactly like what you've been searching for? Click here to get more information and request a free proposal for this property.

6.) Cannes Penthouse Dream

Distance from Palais: 12 minutes walking
Capacity: 350 max
Square Metres: 800m²

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Located in one of the most prestigious 5-star hotels in Cannes, this penthouse is sure to surprise your guests with its spacious private terrace overlooking the Croisette and the Bay of Cannes. This rooftop penthouse venue is where some of the most exclusive and luxurious parties happen in Cannes, especially during the Cannes Film Festival and the Cannes Lions Festival. If you're looking to host an event in a central location, with some of the best views in Cannes, and incredible in-house catering service, this is your best bet.

7.) Cannes Club Experience

Distance from Palais: 1 minute, directly above the Palais 
Capacity: 700 (500 inside, 200 on the outdoor terrace)
Square Metres: 2500m²

Although Cannes is primarily known for being a hub for movie stars, international film festivals and world-renowned conferences, this city has certainly gained quite the reputation for being one of the ritziest places to party. Make the most of the lively atmosphere this city has to offer and host your next private party in one of Cannes' hottest clubs. Located adjacent to the Palais des Festivals, this Cannes club offers a central space to host a branded club event, a product launch with an open bar, and even a celebrity guest performance. Get the drinks flowing and the music bumping and get ready to host the best event of the year in Cannes.

8.) Event Terrace by the Carlton

Distance from Palais: 10 minutes walking
Capacity: 150
Square metres: 350m² (150m² terrace)

Make the most of your next business trip by renting this central accommodation where you can host private events, such as corporate breakfasts or even business lunches during your next Cannes conference. Located just next to the central Cannes Carlton Hotel, your guests will easily be able to find your glamorous event terrace, tucked away exclusively in the heart of the Boulevard de la Croisette. Open up your 4-bedroom apartment and watch it transform as 150 of your chosen guests fill up the 150m² sea-facing terrace. Click here to get more information and request a proposal for thistop Cannes event venue.

9.) Exclusive Garden Party

Distance from the Palais: 15 minutes walking
Capacity: 330 pax seated on both floors 
Square metres: 350m²

Corporate tea party, anyone? During the delicious spring and summer months in Cannes, this restaurant with a private garden terrace is an ideal location for a cocktail party, a corporate lunch event, and last but not least, a networking tea party event. With a capacity of 130 to 150 seats on the high terrace and 180 seats in the garden around and under the private tent, you can let your creativity run free and plan the perfect private event, both during the day or the evening. This space includes rain-protected furniture, an open bar area, and an outdoor kitchen to make your event run as smoothly as possible.

For information on any of the aforementioned top event in Cannes, drop us a line and get in touch with one of our venue-finding specialists. Not in the mood to chat? Fill out a venue request form and receive your free proposal here!