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Modernization and embellishment of the Palais des Festivals

Now, that the second 3-months phase of works is completed (July to September 2014), the Palais offers its clients - event planners, local and foreign visitors and spectators - a new space in refined and contemporary lines, as well as a completely embellished and modernized mythical place : the Grand Auditorium Louis Lumière.


A harmonious but complex architectural achievement.


Grand Audi Palais des Festivals Cannes


Cultural season “Sortir à Cannes 2014-2015”

From October to April, with 38 shows of theatre, dance and performing arts like opera, humour or magic show, all audiences and all generations will find their place in this eclectic programme.

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Flashback on january with Cannes is Yours Mag #12


Cannes Is Yours Magazine - Autumn / Spring 2015 Edition

Magazine Cannes is Yours printemps/été 2014

Meet up with the 5th issue of Cannes is Yours, your lifestyle magazine 100% Cannes !


All the cultural and international events, focus on the French know-how, on pedestrian strolls around Cannes as well as on products of the region and all the best places for restaurants, accommodations and boutiques.


Free. Available in all the hotels of Cannes and at the Tourist Board of the Palais des Festivals et des Congrès de Cannes.


Download the magazine Cannes Is Yours Autumn / Spring 2015



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Beware of frauds

Attention : do not, at any time, answer requests from the following companies :

- Concierge Plus Group

- Euro-Events

- Premier Destinations

- Global Living Group

- The Ultimate Living Group

- Riviera Network

- Business Travel International

- Expo Travel Group

- Splendor Global


They are likely to contact you by email with fraudulent campaigns. We have seen attempts to swindle exhibitors and participants through the sending of fraudulent offers for accommodation in Cannes.



Cannes, a top rank international destination

For several decades tourism has developed a strong cosmopolitan nature. Located 25 minutes from Nice international airport, it is the city of festivals and conventions, a paradise for shoppers, the capital of the 7th art and a tourist city par excellence boasting extraordinary facilities.


If Cannes today is one of the global capitals of tourism and business trips, it also boasts an extraordinary natural setting, but also a long tradition of welcoming visitors, successfully combining professional skills and technical infrastructures to make the city a trusted and attractive destination.


The natural beauty of the place, combined with a comprehensive range of accommodation, including top end hotels in its Old Port, on its famous Croisette, or its old town with its Italian flavour, or Rue d’Antibes where luxury and elegance combine, are all assets which make Cannes an unbeatable destination. The main business tourism city after Paris, it has built its reputation on know-how and top end amenities which make it a competitive destination loved by some of the biggest international events.




The Palais des Festivals et des Congrès

The first triple certified European centre

The Palais des Festivals et des Congrès has been awarded triple ISO 9001, ISO 14001 and OHSAS 18001 (Quality - Safety - Environment) certification, a distinction which rewards sustainable development and continuous progress carried out over several years.

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Know-how held by professionals

300 professionals in the service of quality.

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Industry leading services and equipment

A team of specialists, representing over 100 trades, works on the organisation of events with an international scale taking place within the Palais des Festivals et des Congrès.

Expertise, experience, responsiveness, rigour and professionalism give vital added value to a structure hosting both major global events and local meetings.

From marketing to reception, through the crafts of set design, design, promotion, production and safety of goods and persons, logistics, technology, upkeep and management, the employees of the services concerned face the challenge of guaranteeing, on a daily basis, the success of conventions, fairs, seminars, galas, shows and festivals, at the most demanding level.

At the cutting edge of new technologies, the Palais offers a competitive range of services meeting all the expectations of organises, providing them with highly qualified services.

The Palais has auditoria, sub committee rooms and exhibition spaces equipped with the latest technologies.

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    Cannes Film Festival

    From 13 to 24 May 2015.

    The Festival de Cannes has been celebrating cinema for more than 60 years.


    Over the years, the Association Française du Festival International du Film has been able to change with the times while keeping the essential: a passion for cinema, discovering new talents, the enthusiasm of festival goers and professionals from the whole world who come to contribute to the birth and distribution of films.




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    International Games Festival

    from 27th February to 1st March 2015


    All key players from the gaming world, passionate players or the merely curious, are invited to discover the world of gaming at the biggest French speaking gaming event in the Palais des Festivals et des Congrès de Cannes!

    * Traditional games and grand classics
    * Board games
    * Video games
    * Simulation games
    * Collection cards…

    There’s something for all tastes!

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    Cannes Shopping Festival

    From 3rd to 5th april 2015


    Shopping and fashion
    Attend some real spectacles at the Palais des Festivals et des Congrès de Cannes, fashion shows in some of the most prized locations of the Croisette, on the beaches or in stores.


    Prêt-à-porter, couture, vintage, swimwear, wedding…


    Each evening, climb the famous staircase of the Palais des Festivals de Cannes and have your photograph taken in a photo-call, to capture that magical moment. Catwalk schedule.

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