MAPIC 2021 announces conference and events programme

MAPIC 2021 will be held at the Palais des Festivals in Cannes from Tuesday 30 November to Thursday 2 December. It will feature an exhibition area, high-level conference sessions live-streamed on the MAPIC digital platform and numerous networking opportunities. New this year, MAPIC will host a real TV studio where most of the conferences will be live-streamed on the digital platform.

Discover the full programme here.

Highlights of the programme include:
Tuesday, 30 November 
9h30-10h (MAPIC TV Studio): Philippe Houzé, Executive Chairman, Galeries Lafayette Group will make the opening keynote of MAPIC.
10h30-11h (MAPIC TV Studio): Michel Ohayon, President, Groupe FIB, et Wilhelm Hubner, President, Hermione People and Brands, will speak about the investment opportunities in the retail industry.
12h30-13h (MAPIC TV Studio): Cindy Andersen, Managing Director, Ingka Centres andEtienne Dupuy, CEO, NHOOD, on the topic of responsible consumers and sustainable destinations.
14h-14h30 (MAPIC TV Studio): Nicolas De Villiers, President, Puy du Fou et Pascal Ferracci, CEO, Parques Reunidos, on the synergies between retail and leisure.
14h30-15h30 (Mapic Talks Arena): City Talks – Spot in exclusivity available spaces & new development opportunities in city centres & peripheries!
18h30 (exhibition area Riviera 7): Let’s toast to the return of MAPIC with “Verre de l’amitié
Wednesday, 1 December 
10h-11h30 (Mapic Talks Arena): Retail Talks – Spot & connect with French renowned retailers, new brands & DNVBs!
14h-14h30 (MAPIC TV Studio): Séverine Boutel, CEO, NHOOD Portugal, Ludovic Flandin, Head of RSE, Groupe Louis Delhaize, Christophe Gomart, Group Director of Security, Risk & Crisis management, Unibail-Rodamco-Westfield et Yves Curtat, Founder & CEO, Retail Reload, on what the pandemic has changed in terms of security operating models and new initiatives.
16h-16h30 (MAPIC TV Studio): Jonathan Timms, President, Diriyah Development Company (DevCo), Guy Laflamme, General Manager Europe and Middle East, Moment Factory et Amr Elhamy, CEO, Tsfe’s Tourism, Real-Estate & Antiquities Development Sub-Fund, on how cities can reorganise to reconnect people.
22h (Salon des Ambassadeurs): MAPIC Party
Thursday, 2 December 
10h00-11h00 (Mapic Talks Arena): Leisure Talks – A unique chance to discover innovative leisure concepts & operators.
10h40-11h10 (MAPIC TV Studio): Jenifer MacDonald, Senior Director Leasing & Retail, Brookfield Properties et Andrea Rasca, CEO & Founder, Mercato Metropolitano, on the new models and new needs to integrate restaurants into lifestyle destinations.
11h40-12h (MAPIC TV Studio): Jack De Wet, Chief Development Officer, Big Mamma on the new standards to drive your food business.
Closed-door summits
Leisure workshop (Wednesday, December 1st, 10h30): a high-level networking event gathering leisure operators and the most important international real estate players. With Fri Forjindam, Chief Development Officer, Mycotoo.
Outlet Summit (Wednesday, December 1st, 16h) with Susie McCabe, co-CEO, McArthurGlen Group, Lisa Wagner, Principal, Torg, Brendon O’Reilly, Managing Director, Fashion House Group
Multi-Unit & Master Franchise Summit on Wednesday, December 1st at 12h30 at Salon des Ambassadeurs.
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