MIPIM - The Global Urban Festival
11-14 March 2025
Palais des Festivals, Cannes, France

MIPIM has pledged to be a pioneering event in matters of sustainability. Making MIPIM more diverse is part of our commitments.

Diversity, equity and inclusion

MIPIM welcomes everyone in a safe environment, to reflect the world in which we live and the communities that we serve. Conference panels with three people or more feature at least one woman. Free passes and accommodation are available to selected delegates under 30 years of age, via the MIPIM Challengers programme. We also ensure accessibility for all persons with disabilities. 

A younger crowd

Since 2024, MIPIM invites 16 people below 30 years of age to participate in the event free of charge, with their accommodation paid for by MIPIM.

For MIPIM 2024, these Challengers were selected via a 600-word essay contest in which they discuss the challenges facing urban development and how young professionals can be a part of the solution. Authors of the winning entries were invited to participate in three conference sessions during MIPIM, including two dedicated ones.

This initiative is designed to boost the diversity, equity and inclusion of MIPIM.

Diversity at MIPIM

At conferences

At MIPIM, at least one woman features on conference panels with three participants or more. This policy is displayed alongside the details of each event in the programme.

At MIPIM 2024, 42% of speakers were women on official sessions (vs 41% during MIPIM 2023).

In real estate

MIPIM Director Nicolas Kozubek has signed a charter of commitment to gender parity and equality in the workplace for firms and organisations in the real estate sector, in partnership with Le Cercle des Femmes de l’Immobilier. This French association seeks to improve the representation of women in the workplace, through education and greater transparency, to drive collective action. 

Diversity and inclusion events

MIPIM is strongly committed to promoting diversity in real estate. Several events will be dedicated to diversity, equity and inclusion.

We would love to offer visibility for diversity and inclusion events organized by our clients taking place during MIPIM. If you are an association promoting diversity, please contact us.

Our partners for DEI

MIPIM thanks its 2024 partners for their help in promoting diversity, equity and inclusion in Real Estate. 

You are an association promoting diversity, get in touch!

An accessible MIPIM

The venue

As the Palais des Festival of Cannes is open to the public, the building has been made accessible to all, in compliance with French laws on Accessibility (Ad'AP, March 31, 2019). 


A guidance solution was deployed throughout the site to guide and navigate our clients on the premises with complete autonomy.

We strive to continue facilitating the movement of everyone and offer specially tailored routes for people with disabilities.

Wheelchair rental

The Pharmacie du Casino, located across from the Palais des Festivals, offers manual wheelchair rentals (non-electric). To reserve one, please send an email to [email protected] at least 48 hours in advance. The wheelchair can be picked up and returned at the pharmacy or at a nearby address.

MIPIM is not contractually affiliated with this establishment.


The parking facility beneath the perimeter of the Palais des Festivals offers 15 accessible parking spaces for people with reduced mobility (PMR).

MIPIM is not contractually affiliated with this parking facility.

A safe and secure business environment

MIPIM is committed to providing a safe and secure business environment built on mutual respect for all participants.
Inappropriate behaviour, disrespect or harassment, is not part of the MIPIM experience and will not be tolerated. Everyone can attend MIPIM, free from fear of discrimination, or concern about their personal safety. 

An event by RX

RX has a long-standing code of ethics and an Inclusion & Diversity policy. It actively supports the many programmes and initiatives across the company, and has made concrete commitments to directly impact I&D growth, globally. In January 2021, RX pledged to donate $1M over the next five years to selected not-for-profit partners around the world who are working to improve inclusivity and diversity in their local communities by supporting social change, fighting injustice and fostering development.

The MIPIM Sustainability Pledge

We are inviting exhibitors to join us in becoming signatories of an ambitious agreement and to commit to low carbon transporation, a greener stand and active engagement with the values of diversity, equity and inclusion.

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