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The future of real estate to be highlighted at groundbreaking 30-year edition of MIPIM

The future of real estate to be highlighted at groundbreaking 30-year edition of MIPIM.

The biggest international real estate market takes place at the Palais des Festivals et des Congrès de Cannes from 12 to 15 March.  
Organised by Reed Midem, MIPIM, international real estate professional event, brings together the most influential companies across all real estate sectors (offices, residential, shopping, hospitality, health, sport, logistics, industrial…) for four days of conferences and networking. Launched in 1990, MIPIM has become the world's leading forum for real estate professionals and a platform for international trade. Every April, over several days, the Palais des Festivals et des Congrès decides the future of this fast-growing sector. New trends are presented and new partnerships are forged.

Building the Future with Real Estate
MIPIM 2019’s central theme, “Engaging the Future,” will focus on envisioning the next 30 years of the real estate industry with an emphasis on sustainability.This special edition of MIPIM will highlight global and societal topics impacting the real estate industry. The central theme will be explored by focusing on future economic growth, community cohesion and sustainability. Revenue streams in the real estate industry are rapidly evolving within the digital era. As a result, companies and investors are changing their approaches to real estate as an investment and product service. 

Young Leaders Summit to Focus on Transitioning Economy
For the first time, MIPIM will feature a Young Leaders Summit focused on millennials and their impact on the real estate industry today and in the future. In the real estate industry, millennials are today’s end-users and tomorrow’s decision-makers. The Young Leaders Summit will analyze the modern sharing economy and its focus on connections and new methods of investing in addition to greater environmental awareness.

Ban KI-MOON to give opening keynote speech at MIPIM 2019
Ban Ki-moon, the eighth Secretary-General of the United Nations, will give the opening keynote speech at MIPIM on Tuesday 12 March at 2:00 pm in the Palais des Festivals in Cannes, France. He will share his vision of the new global challenges, from climate change and economic upheaval to increasing pressures involving energy and water. Ban KI-MOON served two consecutive terms as UN Secretary-General from 2007 to 2016. Born in the Republic of Korea, he is a former Minister of Foreign Affairs and Trade. One of the Secretary-General’s first major initiatives was the 2007 Climate Change Summit, followed by extensive diplomatic efforts that have helped put the issue at the forefront of the global agenda. His visits to hard-hit areas around the world, persistent advocacy on the issue and even a march through the streets of New York for climate action, helped to push the world to act. « Ban             KI-MOON has championed sustainable development and his opening keynote address is expected to set the tone for this very unique MIPIM,” says MIPIM Director Ronan Vaspart. “We are honoured that the former UN Secretary-General will raise the curtain on MIPIM 2019”.



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