In order to strengthen the impact of our promotion actions and to create a tourism strategy serving the drawing power of our region, we are following a professional network policy for optimal performance and visibility.
The Cannes Convention Bureau is a member of :
France Congrès et Evénements which brings together 50 towns and cities that host and organize professional (and general public) conventions: an axis for economic development and a major image vector. Representative of the regions (elected and professional) and companies positioned on this market (sic), France Congrès et Evénements is committed to quality, sustainable development, the promotion of its members and the network, monitoring, regional territorial marketing (etc.), and innovation, with the recent creation of Innov&Tech©, a collaborative space intending to stimulate the emergence of new offers and solutions. The organization also favours direct relations with client-organizers (businesses, federations, agencies, etc.)
UFI the principal worldwide association for trade show organizers and exhibition centre users, and for the main national and international exhibition associations and certain partners in the exhibition industry. The main objective of the UFI is to represent, promote and support the commercial interests of its members and the exhibition industry. UFI directly represents approximately 50,000 exhibition industry employees across the globe and also works in close collaboration with its 55 national and regional associations. There are currently 717 member organizations in 84 countries across the world. Over 900 international trade fairs proudly bear the UFI label, a guarantee of quality for visitors and exhibitors.
The AIPC - the International Association for Convention Centres – the association for convention centre and professional conference managers the world over. The AIPC is committed to encouraging and recognizing excellence in convention centre management while providing the tools required to achieve these high standards thanks to its research, education and networking programmes. The AIPC occupies a unique position amongst the various organizations that representing the meetings industry. This is a truly international organization, with representation in over 57 countries across the globe. It concentrates specifically on the issues, opportunities and challenges faced by conference and exhibition centres.
The ICCA, the International Congress and Convention Association, which is the global community and knowledge platform for the international association meetings industry. ICCA represents the main specialists in organizing, providing transport for and hosting international meetings and events. It groups together 1,000 member companies and organizations in almost 100 countries across the world. ICCA specializes in the international association meetings sector, offering unequalled data, communication channels and commercial development opportunities.
The Business Tourism Cluster - Atout France. Created within the Atout France EIG in 1988, it comprises approximately 110 members each year, who are representative professionals from the sector. The Cluster, which contributes to implementing the Atout Franc promotions strategy and policy, has several objectives: unite the French offer for better market visibility, encourage marketing, thanks to a marketing approach and adapted action plans, improve knowledge of foreign customer bases and contribute to adapting the offer to the demand. It is a place of economic intelligence, a promotion tool and a participatory body. It allows its members to be part of a collective approach and to be players in the network’s development, to participate in exclusive promotional events, to access adapted marketing tools, to benefit from visibility across all promotional media, to master market trends and developments, to mutualize financial means, all in order to have a greater impact on markets that are ever more competitive.