What is MAPIC?

Join the international retail property market event

Created in 1995, MAPIC is the leading global platform to build vibrant retail & urban destinations. The international retail property
market event 
will gather 8,200+ retail, property, food & leisure leaders from over 80 countries at the on-site event from
30 November to 2 December 2021.

What's in store at MAPIC, LeisurUp & The Happetite 2021 in Cannes?

Discover 2021 novelties directly from Nathalie Depetro, MAPIC Director and Francesco Pupillo, LeisurUp & The Happetite Director


Retail is evolving… so is MAPIC!

In 2021, MAPICLeisurUp and The Happetite events will take place under the same roof!

Your badge will give access to the three on-site events and the newly launched year-round MAPIC Digital platform: the new hub for the retail, property, leisure and food communities.

Enter the world of MAPIC

1 location, 3 events and a brand new year-round digital platform

To provide retail, property, leisure and food key players with the right platform to turn traditional sites in modern lifestyle destinations, MAPIC has launched LeisurUp and The Happetite gathering new occupiers changing the face of retail as well as a brand new year-round digital platform.

LeisurUp by MAPIC

Launched digitally in 2020 by MAPIC, LeisurUp welcomes the most important players from the location-based entertainment industry (leisure operators, manufacturers and service providers, IP Owners, etc.) looking to meet and build new business models with retail, property, and other leisure players.

The Happetite by MAPIC

Created in 2017 by MAPIC, The Happetite provides property players with the most dynamic restaurant concepts worldwide in order to drive traffic to their locations and enables restaurant chains to meet with the right partners to expand their brand internationally.

MAPIC Digital platform

Connect to the new digital hub for the retail, property, F&B and leisure communities. Access MAPIC, LeisurUp and The Happetite database, connect to our networking and recommendation programme, attend virtual thematic events and get exclusive premium researches and market insights every month.

What MAPIC is all about?


Find the best location projects as well as the most dynamic retail, property, food & leisure companies: 600 exhibitors / 12,000 sqm including dedicated areas showcasing retail brands, restaurants and leisure concepts as well as innovative tech solutions.


Join a world-class programme of conferences hosted by industry leaders! Get insights and boost your business thanks to digital conference sessions all year long in addition to the on-site flagship conference programme.


Enhance your business and find new revenue streams by identifying and connecting with the right partners amongst 8,200+ participants! Access on-line networking tools and events all year long in addition to the on-site matchmaking programme.

Key Safety Measures & Access Conditions

We look forward to welcoming everyone to MAPIC, where we are committed to providing you with the safest possible exhibition and conference environment. Per application of the sanitary regulations, to access the show, participants must provide a valid sanitary pass (for further info, please read our detailed information).

We are working with our colleagues at RX (Reed Exhibitions), French national and host city authorities and specialist medical advisors to build a coherent and consistent programme of advanced measures to ensure MAPIC has health and safety measures as its number one priority.

Home of the retail, property, leisure and food communities

MAPIC has always been at the leading edge of the retail revolution, constantly adding new location-based elements while remaining true to its core mission to bring retailers, developers, cities and investors together to build unique retail & urban destinations. Together with LeisurUp and The Happetite, MAPIC gathers the entire retail, property, food and leisure communities. 

Why come to MAPIC ?

Property developers                                                                                      

  • Create the perfect retail mix with new iconic brands, restaurant chains and leisure operators
  • Showcase your projects to investors and tenants
  • Scout out innovative retail trends to build a great customer shopping experience
  • Maintain your network and reconnect with business partners


  • Promote and enhance the attractiveness of your city
  • Recruit new iconic international retail brands, restaurant chains and leisure operators
  • Build and maintain relationships with private actors to dynamise your city centres
  • Learn about how to reshape urban landscape to be fit for the future

Retailers, Restaurants, Leisure Operators

  • Scout out new retail destinations and cities
  • Build new strategies with investors, logistic, franchise partners, etc.
  • Rethink your business model to boost your omnichannel profits
  • Reconnect, network and promote your concept to the retail property world


  • Identify the most profitable acquisition opportunities
  • Scout out the latest retail, food & leisure concepts
  • Get the latest insights on global market conditions
  • Select from hundreds of retail assets

Business Services & Suppliers

  • Connect with retail, property, leisure and food players
  • Highlight your solutions and sell your services worldwide
  • Gain insights on the latest retail, leisure and food trends

Innovation & Tech Solutions                                               

  • Showcase your digital solutions to global retail property corporate leaders
  • Meet and network with decision makers to create new business opportunities
  • Collaborate with innovation peers to build the retail & urban destinations of tomorrow

MAPIC is great because it’s here that you meet all your potential partners. It’s really the state of the art regarding the retail business, so very important to be there.

Ronan Bolé
Director of operations France, AMAZON

It is interesting always to get an international perspective and I think MAPIC is the best forum to do that.

Sam Cotton
Head of retail leasing, Battersea power station

New destinations, I think, are very much being  driven by new experiences, by digital technology. MAPIC is where the future of retail can be decided as an industry.

Myf Ryan

It absolutely makes sense to bring other partners together and to build such an ecosystem with the retailers and technology partners.

Philipp Sepehr
Director of digital innovation & analytics, ECE projektmanagement