Top 10 best in show at MAPIC 2015

We've selected for you the top 10 events not to miss at MAPIC 2015. Check them out!

MAPIC is just around the corner and preparation is in full swing! In order to help you better organise your trip, we’ve highlighted some of the events and special events not to miss at MAPIC 2015

TOP 10 things not to miss

 

1. Opening Cocktail

Majestic Hotel  Tuesday, 17 November – 19.30  Official Sponsor: THOR EQUITIES

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!


2. Flash Mob in the Retailers Lounge

MAPIC Flash Mob

NEW this year, we’re offering a unique chance for you to make new connections with retailers attending MAPIC for the first time. Stop by the Retailers Lounge by the Mapic Innovation Forum for this high value, high energy facilitated session. 1 hour, no speeches- it’s the flash mob rule! 19 Nov 2015, 12.00-13.00 P-1

Click here for more details!

 

 


3. New Pavilions

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USA Pavilion: with USA as Country of Honour, we can expect to see an impressive Pavilion (Palais – 1) showcasing a wide array of American players such as ACADIA, AVISON YOUNG, KIMCO and THOR EQUITIES at MAPIC.

Turkish Pavilion: Turkey will be exhibiting a host of Turkish brands in their Pavilion this year- an exciting opportunity to discover all the hot retailers from this region.

Indian Pavilion: Under the patronage under the Indian The Service Export Promotion Council

 


4. Welcome Meeting for 1st Timers

MAPIC Welcome meeting

 Champs Elysées Room Wednesday 18 Novemeber 8.00  This short, but informative meeting is the perfect start for MAPIC 1st-timers. Get a virtual tour of the Palais, and learn time-saving tips that will enable you to breeze through the halls of the Palais like a veteran.  Coffee and croissants served. Click here to register!

 


5. Conference Highlights

Travel Retail “How to turn transit zones into terminus retail” Wednesday 18, 9.30-10.30 

USA Panel “The Big Picture: the world’s most influential retail market” Wednesday 18, 11.30-12.30                                                                                                                                         Retailtainment “When shopping malls become  amusement parks” Wednesday 18, 15.30-16.30

Food & Beverage “A table! for a delicious discussion between F&B retailers, restaurants 1 shopping malls. Bon Appetit!” Thursday 19, 16.30-18.00


6. MAPIC Innovation Forum 

 

MAPIC 2014 - MAPIC INNOVATION FORUM - CONFERENCES - HOW TO USE SMARTPHONES TO IMPROVE THE IN-STORE EXPERIENCE ? MATHIEU GENELLE / PUBLICIS SHOPPER & PUBLICIS K1

Riviera, 7  MAPIC will have a dedicated zone showcasing innovative concepts in retail. With a specialised networking area, discover best practices on how to add value to your shopping areas and improve client experience through new technology and trends.

MIPIM Innovation Highlights:

DATA
How to capture data for business growth?
Co-organised with Hammerson
Wednesday 18 November, 10.00

GOOGLE WORKSHOP
How to leverage online marketing solutions to drive in-store traffic and revenue?
Wednesday 18 November, 15.30

Click here for the full 2015 #MIF Conference Programme line-up

 


7. NEW Interactive Sessions

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Palais des Festivals

Get ready! The MAPIC conference team has a few surprises in store for you this year. Using the MAPIC mobile app, you will be able to interact with speakers, moderators and other participants during conference sessions – giving you audience statistics in real-time. This fun, new format will no doubt enrich your conference experience and leave you feeling very much a part of the action!

MAPIC 2015All interactive sessions will be held in the MIPIM Innovation Forum and marked with an INTERACT icon. Upon entering the session, just open the mobile app and click on the INTERACT!

The Mobile App will also give you access to the programme, floorplan, agenda builder, list of clients and more!

 


 

8. Retailtainment Pavilion

MAPIC 2014 - EXHIBITION AREA - RETAILTAINMENT PITCHING AREA

Riviera 7  The Retailtainment pavilion showcases entertainment experts with their projects and demonstrates how entertainment has become an essential and attractive component for shopping areas.

Don’t miss the Conference on Retailtainment: “When shopping malls become  amusement parks” Wednesday 18, 15.30-16.30

Login to the online database to see all retailtainment players


 

9. MAPIC Awards Gala Dinner

MAPIC 2014 - MAPIC AWARDS GALA DINNER AND PRIZE-GIVING - THE WINNERS

Grand Hyatt Cannes Hotel Martinez    Thursday, 19 November – 19.30 – 22.30 Official Sponsor: THOR EQUITIES

Come and join us for a prestigious gala dinner and discover the winners of the 2015 MAPIC Awards! Network with leaders shaping the industry and celebrate the most innovative projects in retail!  Click here to book a seat/table for the evening.

                                              Discover the 2015 MAPIC Award Finalists!


 

10. MAPIC Party

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Official MAPIC Party

Grand Hyatt Cannes Hotel Martinez Thursday, 19 November 22.30

Continue networking long into the night with the MAPIC Party, a lively social and networking event open to all. Last year, Vendome invited famous French DJ Kavinsky to set the mood for a spectacular evening. One can only wonder what magic will be in store for 2015!

 


 

Discover the MAPIC 2015 Conference & Events Programme

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