10 things not to miss at MAPIC 2019 - Beyond Retail Industry

1. Leisure Day

Leisure Day is the new international event to create lively experiences for physical spaces.

It gathers 800 participants including leisure operators & suppliers, brand owners & media, urban planners & cities, architects, retailers & property developers to co-create new sustainable business models in order to build vibrant lifestyle destinations.

Hôtel Martinez – November 12, 10:30-18:00


2. Multi-unit franchise Summit

mapic multi franchise summit

Multi-unit franchise Summit is an event dedicated to franchise partners focusing on international expansion. This exclusive Summit will offer premium content and high-level networking to think about the best models to re-invest in the retail real estate industry. More info here.

Majestic Hotel – November 13, 11.30-14.00
November 14 – 10:00 – 11:30


3. MAPIC  Welcome reception

opening party mapic

Every year, MAPIC kicks off with a cocktail along the Croisette, welcoming all 8,400 exhibitors and participants to a few hours of elegant networking. The event is a great way to bump into familiar faces, exchange hellos, and warm up for a busy week of business!

Majestic Hotel – November 12, 19.30

Mixed use retail and leisure: What happens next? – White Paper

Learn about the retail industry's latest data, developments, innovations and projections in our last white paper

4. First Timer’s programme

mapic first timer

This edition is a Welcome Coffee with a MAPIC presentation done by Nathalie Depetro and Several guided tours for the first-timers. 

Palais 1 Aisles F – November 13: 9:00 – 16:00



5. Yoga at MAPIC

mapic cannes beach

Enjoy a yoga class on the beach organised by ADG Group!

Cannes beach –  November 14: 07: 00 – 08:00


6. Conferences Highlights

conference highlights


  • Why Fashion retailers are still on top of the store game? Wednesday 13 Nov., 09.30–10.15, Conference Room, Palais -1
  • Asia Forum Wednesday 13 Nov., 16.30-18.00, Verrière Grand Auditorium, Palais 1
  • How co-working, co-living and cultural changes redesign shopping destinations? Wednesday 13 Nov., 17.30–18.15, Conference Room, Palais -1
  • France Forum Thursday 14 Nov., 11.00–13.00, Conference Room, Palais -1
  • How to enhance customers’ hospitality experience while maintaining standards Thursday 14 Nov., 14.00–16.15, Conference Room, Palais -1
  • Iconic places & “love brand” strategies: how to create emotions & passion between customers, brands & places Thursday 14 Nov., 15.30 – 14.45, Conference Room, Palais -1


7. Flash Talks

mapic flashtalks

Including retail, innovation et Leisure Flash Talks, discover all Flash talks at MAPIC this year. 

Innovation Flash Talks: Innovation Forum Palais Level-1, 15:00 – 16:00 on 13 November & 11:00 – 12:00 and also 15:00 – 16:15 on 14 November.

Leisure Flash Talks: Leisure Zone, Palais, Level-1, 10:45 – 12:00 13 & 14 November


8. Meet your speaker

mapic networking

New at MAPIC this year, enjoy a dedicated networking time after each conference!

Palais 1 & Verrière Grand Auditorium – After each conference


9. MAPIC Awards gala

mapic awards

Attend the Awards gala and discover the winners of MAPIC awards 2019. Network with leaders shaping the industry and celebrate the most innovative projects in retail! More info

Hotel Martinez – November 14, 19:00 – 23:00


10. MAPIC Party

mapic party

Attend the MAPIC Party and end your MAPIC experience on a good note. Open to all!

Hotel Martinez, November 14, 23:00


Discover the MAPIC 2019 conferences programme & register here!

About Author

Devon DeAngelo is a Creative Project Manager with a specialisation in global communication and digital strategy. She is the Social Media Manager for MAPIC, MIPIM PropTech and Midem events worldwide.

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