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NEWBIES! All first timers are encouraged to attend our welcome meeting, where the MAPIC team will help you learn the ins and outs of services and find your way around the Palais des Festivals. Wed November 14, 8.00-9.15, Champs Elysee Room. To register, contact Anne-Marie Sanchez ASAP.


A handy-dandy list of must-have items to make the perfect MAPIC experience:

  • Comfy shoes
  • Light handbag (Mesdames, this is not the moment to drag around your huge new Prada tote bag)
  • Notebook
  • Lots of business cards
  • Phone charger (to be used liberally)
  • Map of Cannes (for finding those evening dos)
  • Warm clothes (it’s colder than you’d think down there!)
  • Vitamin pills (got to keep your strength up!)
  • Galoshes – Meteo France predicts heavy rain in Cannes next week


Opening hours:

14 November: 8.30*-19.00
15 November: 8.30*-19.00
16 November: 8.30*-17.00
*8.00 for exhibitors


Badge Collection:

Participants registered before September 24, 2012 will receive their badge via post and therefore do not need to collect it from the Registration Hall. Participants registered after this date will receive an e-ticket by email (1 week prior to the show) that can be used to collect their badge from a self-service delivery point or registration desk at MAPIC.
Learn more about MAPIC badges


Registration Hours:
Pre-opening registration
13 November 9.00-20.00

14 November: 8.30-19.00
15 November: 8.30-19.00
16 November: 8.30-15.00


Around town and Nightlife:

Now for the fun stuff, namely, exclusive access to Gray d’Albion, Majestic and Carlton bars! Participants will enjoy private access to the Majestic, from 8:40 a.m. (!) to 6 p.m., to the Carlton Hotel bars from 9 a.m. to 6 p.m. and to the Gray d’Albion bar from 11 a.m. to 5:30 p.m.

Each of these welcoming bars is exclusively reserved for hotel guests and registered MAPIC delegates. To gain entry, simply show your MAPIC badge, which you should keep with you at all times.


Exclusive EVENTS:

The MAPIC Opening Cocktail Party takes place Tuesday November 13 from 7.30 p.m. to midnight at the MAJESTIC Hotel. Entrance is free for all participants, just don’t forget your MAPIC badge!

The MAPIC Awards Prize-Giving Ceremony is Thursday, November 15 at 8.00 p.m. at the MARTINEZ Hotel. You must book a seat for the evening!

And last but certainly not least is the MAPIC Awards Party, which starts at 11.00 p.m. on Thursday, November 15 at the Martinez Hotel.


Other Perks:

Onsite Services: Business Lounge, Restauration, Shuttle Services…etc

All about Cannes: Official guide, tips, services provided by the city


Have fun and enjoy yourselves, MAPIC guests!


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