MIPIM 2024 attracts city leaders from Rome to Rio de Janeiro

Paris, London, Berlin, Rome, Madrid, Copenhagen, Stockholm, and other European cities are joined by Brazil, Canada, Oman, and Saudi Arabia delegations

MIPIM, the Global Urban Festival in Cannes. Copyright: Mandoga Media

MIPIM, the global urban festival, will welcome delegations from more than 90 countries to take part in its extended four-day programme of speeches, panels, awards and networking in Cannes.

Every year MIPIM brings together the world’s property, investment and political leaders to uncover solutions to the major challenges our cities face whilst driving forward the real estate industry. Sanna Marin, the former Prime Minister of Finland, will open the festival with a keynote speech. Belit Nejat Onay, Lord Mayor of Hannover and Sophie Hæstorp Andersen, Lord Mayor of Copenhagen, are among other notable political speakers.

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MAPIC Awards will return to Cannes in 2024. Copyright: Mandoga Media

The 2024 edition will take place at a time of global political and economic uncertainty, the ongoing urgency to address climate change, and crucial challenges facing key real estate sectors such as commercial and residential property. Held on 12-15 March, MIPIM will serve as a pivotal platform for international leaders, investors and developers to accelerate change towards a more diverse, sustainable, and profitable real estate.
Always a Success: the MIPIM AWARDS at the Palais des Festivals in Cannes. Copyright: Mandoga Media

The international cities, regions and local authorities so far signed up for attending MIPIM 2024 are:

– Austria: St Pölten

– Brazil: City of Marica, Rio de Janeiro, COFECI

– Belgium: Brussels, Wallonia, Flandres

– Canada: Montréal, Manitoba

– Czech Republic: Prague, Ostrava

– Denmark: Copenhagen, Aarhus

– Egypt: Administrative Capital for Urban Development

– Estonia: Tallinn

– France: Paris, Aix-Marseille, Lyon, Lille, Nantes, Nice, Montpellier, Cannes, Toulouse, Bordeaux, Calais, Sophia Antipolis

– Finland: Helsinki, Oulu & Nordic Coastal cities, Raahe, Vaasa Region

– Germany: Berlin, Düsseldorf, Frankfurt, Hamburg, Hannover City and Region, Leipzig, Munich, North Rhine-Westphalia, Stuttgart, Rhine-Neckar Metropolitan Region

– Greece: Enterprise Greece

– Hungary: Budapest

– Iceland: Business Iceland

– Italy: Rome, Milan, Genova, Emilia Romagna Region, Lombardy Region, Piedmont Region

– Latvia: Riga

– Lithuania: Vilnius

– Oman: Ministry of Housing and Urban planning

– Poland: Warsaw, Katowice, Krakow, Gdansk, Lodz, Poznan, Pomerania, Metropolia Gornoslasko-Zaglebiowska, Gdynia, Pruszcz Gdanski, Silesia, Wroclaw

– Portugal: Lisbon, Porto, Gaia, Matosinhos, Fundao, Almada, Vila Franca de Xira

– Qatar: Investment promotion agency Qatar

– Saudi Arabia: Invest Saudi (Ministry of Investment), Design and Architecture Commission, Ministry of Culture, Diriyah Company, King Salman Park Foundation, New Murabba, Neom, Roshn.

– Slovenia: Slovenia public agency

– Spain: Madrid, Barcelona, Castilla la Mancha, Castilla y León, City of Malaga, Invest in Murcia, ICEX – Invest in Spain, SEPES

– Sweden: Stockholm

– Switzerland: Geneva

– UK: London, Manchester, Liverpool, Cardiff, Central South (Portsmouth, Southampton) Newcastle, Belfast, Derby, Leicester, Ebbsfleet, Lincolnshire.

MIPIM, the Global Urban Festival in Cannes. Copyright: Mandoga Media

The official list of MIPIM speakers in 2024 includes:

· Alexandra Dublanche, Chairwoman, Choose Paris Region

· Belit Nejat Onay, Lord Mayor of Hannover

· Councillor Bev Craig, Manchester City Council

· Eliza Reid, First Lady, Iceland

· Giancarlo Tancredi, Deputy Mayor for Urban Regeneration – City of Milano

· Kellie Beirne, Chief Executive – Cardiff Capital Region

· Margot Cathcart, President & Chief Executive Officer, Rural Manitoba Economic Development Corporation

· Marinos Giannopoulos, CEO, Enterprise Greece

· Sophie Hæstorp Andersen, Lord Mayor of Copenhagen.

Always a Success: the MIPIM AWARDS at the Palais des Festivals in Cannes. Copyright: Mandoga Media

One of the major events at MIPIM, the Political Leader’s Summit held on Tuesday, will bring together policymakers from across the globe to share perspectives and priorities as they prepare their cities for the evolution of long-term drivers such as geopolitics, demographics, technology and end-users‘ expectations.
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