Cannes Congress Events 2019 - 2020

Every year, the city of Cannes hosts a series of business events across a range of industries, from property, music, film and more. These congresses draw industry leaders from across the world as they come together to network, learn more about their sector and negotiate deals.

The first event of the year is the world’s property market, which is held over four days in March. This is followed by the world’s TV and digital content market in April. May is the Cannes International Film Festival, where filmmakers and actors alike attend to preview their new films. The prestigious Palme d’Or is awarded for the best film. Both the world’s music market and Cannes Lions, the International Festival of Creativity, are held in June.

In the latter half of the year, Cannes is home to the Tax Free World Exhibition, the world’s audio-visual content market, the international market for retail real estate then the International Luxury Travel Market takes place in December.

Here are all the key congress dates for Cannes in 2019:

The Palais des Festivals et des Congress of Cannes, more commonly known as the Palais des Festivals, is home to all the major Cannes events, which is located in the heart of the city at the western end of the Croisette. This exceptional convention centre holds over 50 international events every year, with over 300,000 delegates attending.

Learn more about things to see and do in Cannes in our free guide here.

Our apartments are close to the Palais des Festivals. In fact, most apartments are within walking distance. If you need a villa for a corporate event or congress, take advantage of our superior location and book your next Cannes rental apartment with us.

The world’s property market 10th - 13th March 2020

The world’s property market

10th - 13th March 2020

Held at the Palais des Festivals in March each year, the world’s property market brings together over 20,000 real estate professionals, property investors and developers from across the globe. This year marks the 31st edition of the event, as key spea...

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The global TV and digital content market

30th March - 2nd April 2020 - Bringing together more than 10,000 industry leaders from the entertainment world, the world’s TV and digital content market is a key event in the Cannes congress calendar for March - April 2020. With countless exciting developments currently taking pl...

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The Cannes International Film Festival

12th - 23rd May 2020 - When many people think of Cannes, their first thought will be of the Film Festival, which indicates the popularity and impact of the event. This year, the Cannes International Film Festival takes place in May 2019, running for a duration of 11 days. Celebra...

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The International Festival of Creativity

22nd - 26th June 2020 - Also known as Cannes Lions, the International Festival of Creativity is the world’s largest festival and awards for the creative and marketing communications, entertainment, design and tech industries. With event organisers promising talks from hundre...

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Free Cannes Congress Pocket Calendar

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Everything Cannes - Online Guide

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