Practical Information

Find everything you need to get ready for MIPCOM.

  • MIPCOM 2018 Opening Times

    Market Hours

    15, 16, 17 October: 8.30-19.00
    18 October: 8.30-18.00

    Please note that exhibitors have access from 8.00.

    Registration Hours

    13 October: 14.00-19.00
    14 October: 9.00-19.00
    15 October: 8.00-19.30
    16 October: 8.30-19.00
    17 October: 8.30-19.00
    18 October: 8.30-16.00

  • Visas

    Find out if you need a Visa to enter France:

    Click here

    Extra stand services

    We have a range of extra services available for stands. Official Suppliers can be found in the Exhibitor Services Directory.

    View all suppliers

  • Transportation

    • Plane

    • Train

    • Taxi

    • Bus

    • Car

    • Helicopter

    • By air with Air France
      Book your flight to Nice Côte d’Azur airport with our partners Air France and KLM Global Meetings, and benefit from preferential rates. Be sure to use the discount code: 32904AF.
      Airport benefits
      The Nice Côte d'Azur international airport - located near Cannes - is the largest airport outside of Paris, and offers a wide range of services. Present your MIPCOM badge to benefit from a 10 % discount in Nice airport stores featuring the world's most prestigious brands.
      Learn More
      Save time and reach the boarding lounge quickly by booking fast-track access online.
      Book your fast-track access

    • By train direct to Cannes
      The Cannes train station is a short walk from the Palais des Festivals.
      Book your tickets or check departure times at
      or by calling +33 8 92 35 35 35.
    • By Taxi
      Taxis are available from Terminal 1 (Gate A1) and Terminal 2 (Gate A3). Average fares to Cannes: from €80. You may reserve a taxi in advance at no extra cost: +33 4 93 992 727 (24 hours) or book online.
    • By Bus
      The Nice AirportXpress line N°210 goes to and from Nice Côte d’Azur International Airport and Cannes bus station.
      One-way ticket: from €22
      Return ticket: from €33
      Buy tickets online
    • By private transfer with Chabé
      For short trips or long trips, 1 person or 8 people, rent a private car with a driver and save over 20% with our official partner Chabé.
      • Airport transfer from Nice to Cannes: €120 (Sedan) or €140 (Van-8Pax)
      • Evening offer* (as directed 4 hours): €340
      For quotations and booking, click here.
      For more information, email or call +33 4 93 43 90 91.
      By car with Sixt
      Rent a car for the event with our official partner Sixt and get a reduction of up to 10%.
      Book online
      or call the Sixt reservation centre +33 1 44 38 55 55.
      Be sure to quote the promotion code: 9963828.
      On-site, book your car at the Concierge desk (Palais-1).
    • BY helicopter with Azur Hélicoptère
      Our official partner Azur Hélicoptère operates regular 7-minute flights between Nice Côte d’Azur International Airport and Cannes. A shuttle takes you from the Cannes heliport to your destination in Cannes.
      Show participants benefit from a negotiated rate of €160 per person.
      For more information, visit Azur Hélicoptère.
      For reservations, email or call +33 4 93 90 40 70.
  • Book your accommodation

    Booking online is quick and easy! Book your accommodation online quickly and easily with Bnetwork, our official partner, who has negotiated preferential rates and special booking conditions for anyone attending MIPCOM.


    Please read our warning about fraudulent providers
    Need help? Email us
    (Please note that these contact details are only valid for accommodation related questions.)
  • On-site clubs, conference rooms and services

    A host of services is available at MIPCOM to make sure your business runs smoothly during your stay.

    Networking areas

    Participants’ Club
    Buyers’ Club
    Gold Business Lounge
    Press Club

    New to MIPCOM?

    Take part in MIPCOM's First Timers programme including a dedicated team, welcome presentation, networking events and tours of the Palais des Festivals.

    Additional services

    Business Centre: Typing, printing, photocopying, faxing and postal services
    Food and drinks: snacks and hot & cold beverages are available
    Medical Assistance
    Lost & Found, cloakroom & safety deposit
    FedEx: Call +33 (0)8 20 12 38 00 for more information

  • Connectivity services

    FREE Wi-Fi on site
    Mobile phone and 3G+ Datacard Rental.
    If you require a customised Wi-Fi service,
    please contact Viapass.


    Restaurant, taxi, and flight reservations; shuttles, sightseeing activities and other tips.

  • Coming from abroad?

    Useful information to ensure a smooth stay from start to finish.

    Country dialling code: +33
    Measurement system: Metric
    Electricity: 220-240 V AC

    Currency: Euro
    2-pin plugs are standard
    Time zone: GMT +1

  • Partners

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