Networking at MAPIC

Expand your universe through our exclusive networking opportunities

MAPIC exclusive summits are a great opportunity to get industry insights through experts conferences or to meet potential business partners.

2 thematic summits will be held during MAPIC 2019:

  • Outlet Summit - gathering retailers, developers and investors
  • Multi-unit Franchise Summit - dedicated to franchise partners

Connected by MAPIC Services

Being a part of MAPIC’s exclusive networking club doesn’t just mean getting tailor-made recommendations for potential partners only while you’re with us in Cannes. With our “Connected by” online service, you can network with business leaders and influencers all year around.

Accelerate your business

It’s never been so easy to meet the right business partners before, during and after the show.

Our efficient matchmaking algorithm will provide a daily shortlist of recommended business partners to meet.

Get the most out of the show

The best business directory on the market, the Online Database is a fantastic networking tool.

They will shortlist several finalists in each of the 11 categories. 
In just one click, you can plan your meetings, access the best conferences and even export your agenda.

Meet your next business partner

Connected by MAPIC provides all the tools you need for a high-quality networking experience, including matchmaking sessions, one-to-one meetings, business lunches and breakfasts, and dedicated areas for more informal meetings.

Networking events

The chance to meet other participants and do business in a smaller, more informal setting.

Italian Lunch

Discover strategies for business expansion in Italy during a special Italian lunch (by invitation) in partnership with CNCC Italy and sponsored by IGD.

Innovation Guided Tour

Discover the MAPIC innovation forum and connect directly with innovation leaders through to a private guided tour of the stands.

Flash Talks Leisure

Find the best technologies & solutions to entertain your customers sharing with leisure actors about their latest projects during 1h sessions of 5 minutes pitches.

Flash Talks Innovation

Share about the latest innovations in shopping centers 3.0 during 1h sessions of 5 minutes pitches.

Matchmaking sessions

Take your chance to make new connections within the industry and expand your network during a one-hour networking session supported by a facilitator.

Prestigious onsite events gathering all the community

Our prestigious networking and social events ensure an unforgettable experience at MAPIC 2019.

Welcome Reception

Celebrate the opening of MAPIC at the Majestic Hotel. Meet and network with fellow participants in a prestigious venue for the pre-opening cocktail reception. Don't forget your badge to access the event.

Open to all

MAPIC Awards Gala Dinner

Book a table or a seat  to attend the prestigious Awards Gala Dinner.


By reservation only

Welcome Reception

Following the Awards Gala Dinner, carry on networking by enjoying the MAPIC Party (long into the night).


Only to all