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MAPIC 2011: it’s the final countdown!

MAPIC 2011 is just around the corner; attendees are industry leaders who are shaping the future of retail. Whether you’ll be there or not, make sure you check out our extensive live coverage!

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Welcome to MAPIC

MAPIC is a unique real estate trade show dedicated to the retail sector. Bringing together industry leaders from across the globe, it gives participants the rare opportunity to explore innovative projects, forge partnerships, close deals and stay on top of all the latest trends.

MAPIC 2011 will take place in Cannes, France from November 16 – 18.

Want to follow the action online?

Check out our daily coverage on the MIPIMWorld live blog. Watch this space for daily coverage of major conference events , including up-to-the-hour videos of speakers and conferences. There will also be extensive coverage of customer conferences and events.

The blog will also feature written reports of the latest news and trends creating a buzz at the show, and my irreverent daily post that takes a cheekier look at show news.

Why not join in?

There will be live tweeting, and you can join the discussion by using #MAPIC in your tweets. To make the distinction with our live tweeter in Hong Kong (who will be tweeting on #MIPIMAsia), I’ll be tweeting using the sign off ^Jo. Our tweeter in Hong Kong will be using ^DT. We will also be posting regular updates on our Facebook page, and you can too – we hope you’ll choose to share your views and comments!

You’ll want to pay special attention to our multinational real-time linkup between MAPIC and MIPIM Asia. Participants in Hong Kong and Cannes will be able to take part in a live debate on Wednesday 16 November, at 9.30 (France) and 16.30 (Hong Kong). This exciting new format will feature a presentation of main achievements in creating and developing projects in the global retail sector over the world, with a special emphasis on Asia.

We’ll also be keeping a close eye on our Speed Matching participants. Featuring a select group of hand-picked retailers and developers, Speed Matching gives nominees a snappy seven minutes to present their projects before linking up with partners during a networking session. We’ll follow Speed Matching participants as they navigate the fast-paced, action-packed waters of up-and-coming retail projects.

Last but not least, we’ll be keeping you up to date on events in and around the all-new MORE Pavilion. Featuring the industry’s most innovative thinkers and projects, the MORE Pavilion is a showcase for today’s best and brightest retail concepts, trends and technologies. It’s sure to be one of the busiest spots in a packed MAPIC 2011.

Be sure to connect for the best coverage and highlights of the world’s top retail real estate show!

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