Cannes MAPIC 2017 – What it’s All About –
This successful event has been happening every year since 1995, and takes place in Cannes, France. Events related to MAPIC take place as well in China, India, Russia, Italy, and the U.K. and has been recognized 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 inspire 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?
Cannes MAPIC 2017 In Numbers –
- 2,100 Retailers
- 2,500+ Property Developers
- 78 Countries
- 500+ New Brands
- 1,000 Investors
- 700 Exhibiting Companies
- 8,400+ Participants
Cannes MAPIC 2017 Special Focus-
This year, food lovers from all over the world will be excited to hear that Food and Beverage is the special focus. As most shopping centers 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 overload), 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.
Best Streets for MAPIC Accommodations –
- 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, some of the best shops and boutiques, located in the center 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.
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