// Mapic to return in Cannes this month
// The UK is set be the third highest represented country at Mapic
// Mapic 2021 will feature a new UK Expansion Hub
Retail and leisure event Mapic is set to return to Cannes this year with over 300 participants from the UK expected to attend.
Mapic 2021 will be held at the Palais des Festivals from November 30 to December 2.
The UK is set be the third highest represented country at Mapic, reflecting its role as a leasing retail destination.
Among the UK retail and leisure brands are Apple, Sports Direct, Flight Club Darts, Electric Shuffle, Experience UK, World Experience Organisation, Gravity Active Entertainment, and Via Outlets.
This year, Mapic will feature a new UK Expansion Hub, acting as a platform to showcase UK projects, expertise and concepts to international audiences, as well as a meeting point to discuss the latest trends and hot topics with local market experts.
Delegates with branded areas in the UK Expansion Hub include Revo, Landsec, Global Mutual, BWP Group, London and Partners and New West End Company representing London’s West End.
“We are delighted that Mapic will have a special focus on the UK market,” Eurofund Group president, Ian Sandford said.
“After two years away, the most active companies are looking forward to being back in Cannes to discuss the latest trends and hot topics with local market experts from the UK and beyond, ranging from retail expansions to opportunities presented by Covid-19 and the Levelling Up Fund.”