MAPIC Practical information

░ Get ready for MAPIC

Find everything you need to organize and enjoy your next MAPIC experience in Cannes: accommodation, transportation, onsite services...

When is MAPIC?


From 17 to 19 November 2020


Palais des Festivals
1 Boulevard de la Croisette
06400 Cannes, France
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Any questions or Help?

Contact our help desk
by filling out
the helpdesk form
or see our practical FAQ.




Need specific information for the event?

Your contact:

Sales Coordinator: DE IANNI, Luigia (RX)
United Kingdom: PARKER, James (RX)
North America: VORMAWAH, Laurie (RX)
Asia Pacific: LIYAN, Yue (RX)

The Best Negotiated Accommodation deals in Cannes

Book your accommodation online quickly and easily with our official partner bnetwork, who has negotiated preferential rates and special booking conditions for you.

You will also benefit from the best cancellation policy.

Any questions? A reactive and dedicated team is at your service:

IMPORTANT : Please read our warning about fraudulent providers.

Safety first at MAPIC

We look forward to welcoming everyone to MAPIC.
Our commitment is to provide the safest exhibition and conference environment that we can.

Today, we are working with our colleagues at Reed Exhibitions, host city authorities and specialist medical advisors, to build a coherent and consistent programme of advanced measures to ensure our events have health and safety as their number one priority.

Find out the last updated details in Palais des Festivals (September)

Find out more about measures outside the MAPIC venue (September)

░ MAPIC Admission Policy

Responding effectively to the risks of Covid-19 is a shared responsibility and we would ask you all to play your part in ensuring MAPIC  remains as safe as reasonable practicable.  In that respect, Reed MIDEM asks that you abide by our admissions policy set out below. 

Please do not attend the show if you: 

  • are showing COVID-19 symptoms including a febrile temperature of above 37.8°C; a new continuous cough; shortness of breath or difficulty breathing; and / or the loss of, or change in, sense of smell or taste
  • have been tested positive for COVID-19 in the last 14-days
  • have come into close contact with a high risk or infected person within the last 14-days
  • have travelled from or through a ‘watchlist’ state or country – you could be quarantined on arrival here in France and / or on your return to your home state or country. 
Please (re) consider attending the show if you are in anyway vulnerable to COVID-19 particularly in you suffer from an underlying health condition.
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Besides, our FRAMEWORK, adapted from Reed Exhibitions’ 5-Point Plan to establish a robust programme of measures to support the health and safety of our attendees and organising staff is available here

░ Visas request

Find out if you need a Visa to enter France here.

░ Exclusive transportation offers

Cannes is very easily accessible and offers many transport options.
We also negotiated exclusive conditions for you.


Book your flight to Nice Côte d'Azur with our partners Air France - KLM Global Meetings.

Take profit from attractive discounts, up to -15%, on a wide range of public fares on all AIR FRANCE, KLM and their code-shared flights worldwide. 

Be sure to use the discount code: 37030AF.

Car rental

Find the right car at the right moment and feel free to drive around Cannes as you like with the premium services of our official partner Sixt. 

Rent online to get a reduction up to 10% or call the reservation center + 33 1 44 38 55 55 using the promotional code 9963828.



Located in the city center of Cannes, the train station has excellent connections to all French regions and the major cities of Europe. Most, it is a few steps away from the Palais des Festivals. Book your tickets or check train timetables at or
by calling +33 8 92 35 35 35.


░ Your Airport transfer solutions

The Nice Côte d'Azur international airport - located near Cannes - is the largest airport outside of Paris, and offers a wide range of transfer solutions.

Transfer by helicopter

Save time and enjoy the aerial view of Cannes! Our official partner Azur Helicopters operates 7-minutes flights from the Nice Côte d'Azur airport to the Cannes airport where a shuttle will take you to your destination.

MAPIC participants benefit from a negotiated rate of €160 per person. For more information, email or call +33 (0)4 93 90 40 70.


Transfer by buses


The Nice AirportXpress line N°210 is at your disposal to connect Nice Côte d'Azur airport to Cannes bus station, every day from 7:00 to 21:00, with a frequency every 30 minutes, enjoy a direct route by motorway without any stopover.

One-way ticket: from €22.
Return ticket: from €33


Transfer by taxi


A personal driver will be waiting for you at the airport and pick you up at your arrival (Terminal 1 - Gate A1 & Terminal 2 - Gate A3) to drive you to the Palais de Festival within 30 minutes.

Direct transfer to Cannes:
€82 for 1 to 4 passengers.
Please note that a night rate applies between 19:00 and 7:00.

Book a taxi in advance :
+33 (0)4 93 992 727 (24 hours) or book online.

░ Exclusive negotiated offers in Cannes

International capital of glamour and business, Cannes is also world-renowned for its restaurants,cafés, bars, luxury stores and other shops... 
Don’t miss out the Cannes way of life.

Our shopping tip

If you are out of time to shop in Cannes, the Nice Côte d’Azur airport also offers a wide range of stores featuring the world’s most prestigious brands. 
Present your MAPIC badge to benefit from a 10 % discount.


In association with the city of Cannes and the union of Cannes restaurateurs, we are pleased to suggest you a list of restaurants offering quality products during our events.

Nightlife and bar

Enjoy the best nightlife Cannes has to offer with a selection of the best addresses from a rooftop bar or a true Cannes institution like the Martinez Hotel to the biggest club in Cannes.


Cannes has a lovely selection of cafés where you can find delicious coffee, high-end teas and, best of all, wonderful homemade cakes, desserts, pastries and croissants.


░ Have a great stay in Cannes!

Business, events, culture, sport and leisure, day and nightlife... Find everything you need to prepare and enjoy your Cannes experience.

░ Coming from abroad?

Here is some useful information that will help you plan your stay in Cannes, from start to finish.

Measurement system: Metric

Electricity: 220-240 V AC

2-pin plugs are standard

Country dialling code: +33

Currency: Euro

Time zone: GMT +1


Find out if you need a Visa to enter France here.

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