1st site in the Alpes-Maritimes department awarded the Safety Site label.




SAFETY SITE is the recognition of the safety and security policy operated by the Town of Cannes and the Palais des Festivals et des Congrès, in close collaboration with the police forces, emergency services, national and local institutions and internal teams.

Vigilance and prevention: everyday priorities



Within the framework of the relaunch plan that began in 2016, to ensure France remains the No. 1 tourist destination in the world and offers its visitors every safety guarantee during their stay, the Ministry of the Interior has taken strong measures to coordinate the actions implemented at national and department level, and also to identify tourist sites offering the highest safety guarantees by awarding them a label.

In awarding the SAFETY SITE label to the Palais des Festivals et des Congrès de Cannes, the Prefecture is recognizing the undertakings made and the measures taken on a day-to-day basis and their compliance with the high degree of vigilance and prevention required by the State.

The key points in the Palais’ Safety and Security mechanism

- A team mobilized 24/7 - all year round
- A site covered by CCTV
- Regular simulations
- Regular exercises
- An internal training plan
- Risk awareness programme for all staff
- Constant surveillance