Conferences and events

Learn, share and connect on what is transforming the Real Estate business

  • Mapping world urbanity

    What will urban life be like in 2030 or 2050?
    What will it mean to develop and invest in real estate when cities rule the world?
    What will be the best strategies for building cities in this globalised world?
    Join the conversation at MIPIM 2018!

    Explore 4 days of inspiring debate and discussions through conferences and tailored networking events about the latest property and investment trends.

  • We welcomed over 360 speakers in 2018.
    Meet some of our past speakers.

    See all the speakers

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    Get a comprehensive approach of the African market. Learn from experts how to apprehend the African market in all its diversity, and get key success factors from professionals of the industry.

    Keynote address by:
    Eduardo Lopez Moreno, Director of research and capacity building, United Nations

    Africa: the urbanisation effect
    Yomi Ademola, Head of West Africa, Rendeavour
    Eduardo Lopez Moreno, Director of research and capacity building, United Nations
    Nicolas Willemin, Senior Investment Manager, Proparco
    Moderated by: Frederic Maury, Editorial director, Jeune Afrique

    Africa: key success factors
    Nick Langford, Head Kenya, Rendeavour
    Namasivayen Poonoosamy, Managing Director, Board of Investment Mauritius
    Duncan Vink, Managing Director, UFF African Agri Investments
    Moderated by: Chris Igwe, Founder/CEO, Chris Igwe International

    Master of ceremony:
    Richard Barnes, Speaker, Barnes Media International

    Open to all! Thursday 15 March, 14.00 – 16.00, World trends Room

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    Regulation and legal forum
  • Special events and formats

  • Discover our 2018 theme

    Get a taste of MIPIM Conferences

  • FAQ

    More details regarding the 2018 agenda will be coming soon. In the meantime, whether you are a MIPIM visitor, exhibitor, speaker and/or sponsor, find the answers to your questions in the FAQ below


    When will the preliminary programme be available?

    As of October an ‘At-a-glance’ programme will be available on the website.
    Detailed information about sessions and events will be available online at before the end of 2017.

    Where are the conference rooms located?

    We have 5 conference rooms in the Palais des Festivals

    • Main Room, dedicated to our main theme
    • World Trends Room, dedicated to geographical focuses
    • Market Trends Room, dedicated to core and alternative asset classes
    • Innovation Trends Room, dedicated to new tech and services trends
    • Creative Trends Room, proposing design thinking / lean Startup workshops, as well as specific meetups in small groups

    Other events such as our closed-door events take place outside the Palais.

    How can I attend a session?

    Hostesses are located in each conference room to welcome the public a few minutes before each session.
    Please note that they will scan your badge before you enter the room.

    What should I do if the session I want to attend is full?

    Your security is our main concern. Maximum capacity and safety standards vary from room to room. Be sure to check for alternative sessions in our programme.

    Can I get a copy of speakers’ presentations?

    Please contact the conference team ( after the event for this request as all speakers do not allow us to communicate their presentations.

    Can I take pictures during the conference?

    You may take pictures and promote the conference on social media. Of course, be sure to take positive looking pictures of people and MIPIM environment.

    Can I promote the conference on social medial?

    You are most welcome to promote the conference and the speakers on social media. Please avoid any inappropriate contents.

    Can I recommend a speaker to the conference team?

    If you’d like to suggest a speaker, a topic or an idea, get in touch with the conference team:

    Continuing professional development certification

    Can I receive Continuing Professional Development Certification (CPD) for attending MIPIM conferences?

    Yes, MIPIM is CPD certified and offers several certified conferences, workshops & seminars. Please check the website for the list of certified sessions or check for the CPD logo on our programme.

    This international certification can be used by participants towards their annual individual CDP obligations. It enables individuals or entire industries to keep skills and knowledge up to date, for them to be more competent and effective professionals. By requiring a Certificate of Attendance, participants authorise MIPIM Organizer to transmit, free of charge, their personal data to the CPD Certification Service.

    How do I receive my CPD certificate?

    You must fill out a form during the certified sessions with your personal information. The information should be very distinct and clearly legible. The CPD Certification Service will deliver you the certificate by email a month after the event.


    I’m interested in sponsorship opportunities. Who should I contact?

    Please contact the regional sales representative or usual sales representative if you have one:

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