Cannes MAPIC 2017 – What it’s All About
This annual retail real estate event has been making a splash on the French Riviera shoreline since 1995! Every year, big players from the industry gather in Cannes, France to discuss business and development in the retail real estate world. Events related to MAPIC take place as well in China, India, Russia, Italy, and the U.K. and has been recognised worldwide as the “premier event for the international retail real estate market”. What does that mean exactly? By attending this event, retail real estate companies can connect, share, innovate, as well as revolutionise their industry. With over 700 participating companies, it’s no surprise that this conference is highly anticipated every year. Let’s see what’s in store for Cannes MAPIC 2017, shall we?
2,500+ Property Developers
500+ New Brands
700 Exhibiting Companies
Cannes MAPIC 2017 excited food lovers from all over the world as they announced that Food and Beverage is the special focus. As most shopping centres have food courts, F&B plays a very important role in retail spending. What’s more, this year there will be a range of conference and pitching sessions, exhibition areas, a tasting gallery (YUM) as well as 400 major players in the industry. Some of the major brands that are attending MAPIC this year are Illy, Starbucks, Kusmi Tea (caffeine, anyone?), Léon, Burger King, and Steak ‘n Shake! Not to mention there will be the key players in the retail real estate industry as well, like JLL and CBRE.
Boulevard de la Croisette: Famous main street of Cannes, best spot for high-end shopping, home to most landmarks in Cannes, like the congress center, Le Palais des Festivals, and hello, beaches!
Rue d’Antibes: Home to some of the best restaurants in Cannes, the trendiest shops and boutiques, located in the centre of the city, and close to the Palais des Festivals.
Rue Hoche: Considered one of the most beautiful streets in the entire French Riviera, as well as the best cuisine Cannes has to offer, this pedestrian street makes you feel as if you were on a movie set.
Akommo would be happy to help you plan your MAPIC apartment personally with a quick phone call for you and your team.