What is MAPIC?

░ The International retail property market event

Established in 1995, 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, investors and specialists together to understand, embrace and drive forward amazing lifestyle destinations, attracting attendees from more than 80 countries.

As evolving consumer needs compel the industry to re-imagine the future of shopping destinations, MAPIC has been at the forefront of these dramatic changes and has taken a leading role in embracing leisure, food & beverage, innovation and the challenges of the new retail mix.

This November in Cannes, 8,200 participants including retailers, brands, pure players, shopping destinations, cities & urban planners, culture, leisure operators, workplaces, medical centres, and hotels will come together to imagine and build the world's best places to live, play and shop.


Retail real estate market entire value chain:

MAPIC gathers retail real estate key players and fosters relationships between a vast community of retailers representing the new retail mix, locations and business services.

░ What MAPIC is all about?


Join a world-class programme of conferences hosted by industry leaders, who will share their expertise and insights over more than 100 sessions. The new retail mix, mixed-use places, lifestyle destinations… This year 's programme will focus on the new mix in customers habits.


Mingle with 8,500 participants as well as taking part in focused matchmaking sessions designed to help make connections and boost your business. And after the show, you can carry on networking year-round in the MAPIC online database.


Join the only global gathering of innovators in the retail real estate industry. The Innovation Forum helps key industry players to find solutions through innovation, technology and digital engagement with the bright young leaders of tomorrow.

░ Why come to MAPIC ?

Property developers

  • Find new partners and tenants to create the perfect retail & leisure mix
  • Find investors to finance or support your projects
  • Scout out the latest retail trends to build a great customer shopping experience


  • Scout out new locations
  • Promote your retail concept to the retail property world
  • Build alliances with franchise partners in potential new territories


  • Identify the most profitable acquisition opportunities
  • Get the latest on global market conditions
  • Select from hundreds of retail assets


  • Find new retailers
  • Lease space for your clients
  • Expand your business


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

A great opportunity for us to meet retailers, to talk about the new group, our projects.

Christophe Cuvillier
Group CEO, Unibail-Rodamco-Westfield

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