Europe Cannes 2018 - M&I Forums

Europe Cannes 2018

Cannes, France

When 29 Oct-2 Nov 2018

When Where

European buyers meet global suppliers

Join us for our most glamorous Forum of the year in a destination with Hollywood connections and serious business potential.

125

Buyers per part

25

Meetings

2

Days

115

Suppliers

2,875

total number of meetings

32

Destinations at last year's event

Cannes

Set on a mythical bay in the heart of the French Riviera, Cannes has become synonymous with glamour, flare and the very latest trends. Home to the world famous film festival, this iconic destination boasts more than 500 event spaces and 8,000 hotel rooms, while its prestigious reputation never fails to fill delegates with a sense of excitement and expectation.

Grand Hyatt Cannes Hôtel Martinez

Luxurious and exclusive, the multi-award-winning Grand Hyatt Cannes Hôtel Martinez is one of the leading conference venues in the world. With a prime location on La Croisette, the hotel’s range of meeting spaces offer solutions for meetings and events from 50 to 1000 delegates.

Hosted Buyer Package

Fully hosted package

Fully hosted package

Travel expenses and accommodation are organised and covered by us, leaving you to focus solely on your business.

An efficient one-stop shop

An efficient one-stop shop

You choose who you want to meet by setting an agenda tailormade to your business needs. This ensures your time is fully optimised.

Stay ahead of the game

Stay ahead of the game

Our Forums are the best way of keeping up-to-date with the latest destination trends and developments. They are suitable for executives at all levels.

See the destination in action

See the destination in action

Through site inspections and social events in our partner properties, you will get the chance to discover some of the world's most relevant MICE venues, hotels and leisure options of the moment.

Network with your peers

Network with your peers

From teambuilding activities to social events, you will have plenty of opportunities to network with suppliers and your peers beyond the meetings floor.

Highly enjoyable format

Highly enjoyable format

Whether you're a seasoned MICE veteran or an account executive in your first agency position, our Forums are highly sociable, accessible and enjoyable. Isn't that why you chose this business?

Event details

Over two days, you'll have 25 pre-scheduled one-to-one meetings, alongside cocktail receptions, gala dinners and networking activities.

Event Itinerary

Monday 29th October 2018
Open
 
All day
Arrival of suppliers and Part 1 buyers
18:30
Optional site visits
19:00 - 22:00
Opening night
Tuesday 30th October 2018
Open
 
08:30 - 08:50
Briefing & Registration
08:50 - 10:50
Prescheduled meetings
10:50 - 11:10
Refreshments
11:10 - 13:10
Prescheduled meetings
13:10 - 14:00
Lunch
14:45 - 17:30
Networking activities
19:00 - 23:00
Networking dinner and after-party
Wednesday 31th October 2018
Open
 
08:50 - 10:50
Prescheduled meetings
10:50 - 11:10
Refreshments
11:10 - 13:30
Prescheduled meetings
13:30-14:30
Lunch
14:30+
Departures of Part 1 buyers
All day
Arrival of Part 2 buyers
19:00 - 23:00
Welcome evening Part 2
Thursday 1st November 2018
Open
 
08:30 - 08:50
Briefing & registration
08:50 - 10:50
Prescheduled meetings
10:50 - 11:10
Refreshments
11:10 - 13:10
Prescheduled meetings
13:10 - 14:00
Lunch
14:00 - 17:30
Networking activities
19:00 - 23:00
Awards dinner and closing party
Friday 2nd November 2018
Open
 
08:50 - 10:50
Prescheduled meetings
10:50 - 11:10
Refreshments
11:10 - 13:30
Prescheduled meetings
13:30 - 14:30
Lunch
14:05+
Departures of suppliers and Part 2 buyers

"You opened my eyes to so many new products and evoked the 'wow' feeling over and over again. What a brilliant and productive event!"

Ingrid Haye Haye Incentive Travel – Netherlands Read more

I would like to attend. What do I do next?

To attend Meeting & Incentive Forums as a MICE buyer you need to:

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Do I qualify?

To qualify for attendance at the European Forums you must meet the following criteria:

  • Be a meeting planner from an event agency, corporate company, association or independent organisation
  • Organise a minimum of 5 international MICE events per year in Europe or worldwide (outside your own country)
  • Be responsible for and/or the main influencer for booking venues for your events
  • Ideally have an international events budget in excess of €500k
  • Organise meetings, conferences, incentive travel, product launches, exhibitions or corporate hospitality programmes for a minimum of 30 guests per group