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Upcoming Events in Cannes

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The resort town of Cannes on the French Riviera is popular for its picturesque coast, luxury hotels and restaurants, and several international conferences. For a town its size, (19.62 square kilometers, population approximately 76,000), there’s quite a considerable number of events taking place in Cannes. For the rest of 2019, Cannes still has about 28 events and conferences remaining.We have listed these upcoming events in Cannes in order for you to know how to best plan for these conferences.

Whether you’re looking for event accommodation in Cannes, where to stay in Cannes, and where to sleep in Cannes, we’ve got all the information you need for these upcoming events in Cannes.

Check out our accommodation options for the
upcoming events in Cannes!


Location: Palais des Festivals, Cannes, France

Cannes Global Entertainment Content Market is a global annual trade show for entertainment content on all platforms held every October at the Palais des Festivals in Cannes. Launched in 1984, it is considered the biggest television market event of the year where the world’s most influential industry players are gathered. For four days, around 14,000 participants from all over the world comprised of creators, decision-makers, and exhibitors enjoy meetings, networking, extensive conferences and screenings tailored and programmed to the entertainment and media industry developments and directions.

If you and your team are looking for event accommodation in Cannes for the upcoming Cannes Global Entertainment Content Market, we here at Akommo have got Cannes accommodation for all types of attendees. From compact apartments perfect for small groups to large multi-bedroom villas, our available accommodation in Cannes is all well-situated within easy access to Palais des Festivals.

Explore our available Cannes accommodation and our team will help you find the perfect option.

2. MIP JUNIOR - 12-13 October 2019

Location: JW Marriott, Cannes, France

Established in 1993, MIP Junior is the world’s leading kids entertainment industry event held the weekend prior to the Cannes Global Entertainment Content market. MIP Junior is set over 2 days of targeted networking, matchmaking, content discovery and conferences through the world’s largest screening library of children’s programs.

The hotel venue of MIP Junior will surely be fully-booked during those two days, not to mention that rates will be predictably sky-rocket high. Whether you and your team are coming together in Cannes for the two media events ( Cannes Global Entertainment Content Market or MIP Junior), we have an array of event accommodation in Cannes that’s perfect for your needs.

Here at Akommo, we have over 10 years of experience in Cannes so we can help you find the perfect event accommodation.

3. MAPIC - 13-15 NOVEMBER 2019

Location: Palais des Festivals, Cannes, France

MAPIC is the trade event of the Industry of International Real Estate. Founded in 1995, MAPIC is held each year, every November in Cannes. It is the International retail real estate event for key property players.

This year, MAPIC is expecting to welcome over 8,500 participants from the international real estate sector. This number includes over 1,300 investors, 2,000 retailers, leisure operators, and restaurant chains, along with 2,200 property owners of shopping centres, outlets, cities, culture and leisure places, travel hubs, hotel groups, etc.

MAPIC is always a well-attended yearly event in Cannes so if you are trying to organize your company’s attendance for the event, be sure to check our Event Accommodation Guide in Cannes. We have an extensive option for where to stay in Cannes for the MAPIC event.


Location: Palais des Festivals, Cannes, France

Of the hundreds of events that are held in Cannes every year, it is the Cannes Film Festival (Festival de Cannes) that is the most recognized and has propelled Cannes into global popularity. Founded in 1946, this film festival is by invitation only and held annually at the Palais des Festivals.

Considered one of “The Big Three” largest film festivals in the world, the upcoming 73rd Cannes Film Festival in 2020 is set to welcome about 27,000 attendees and 3,500 exhibitors.

(FYI: other two film festivals included in the Big Three are Venice Film Festival and Berlin International Film Festival)

In terms of worldwide impact, the Cannes Film Festival is considered the most important. Coming up on its 73rd year in 2020, Cannes Film Festival has remained faithful to its founding purpose: To raise the profile of film-making, with the aim of contributing towards the development and celebration of cinema at an international level.

Due to its prestige, one cannot just simply attend or “buy tickets” to the Cannes Film Festival. Last year, we came up with tips on how to get into the world’s most exclusive film festival.  If you are fortunate enough to have been invited, then you must surely read our selection for Cannes Film Festival Accommodation.

We have over 10 years experience in helping people organize their event and travel needs in Cannes, so do check out our tips that may help you with your time in Cannes: Our picks forTop 9 Events in Cannes, where to keep your team together in Cannes, the top 5 neighbourhoods in Cannes that we suggest you visit if you have extra time in between events, where to get your suit tailored in Cannes (because one has to look their best at these events) and most importantly our list of top 17 wine bars in Cannes – because at the end of the event, you deserve to unwind.

For our complete guide list to Cannes, click here.