The Essential Guide to TFWA Cannes 2015

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Just as the French city of Cannes waves good bye to one set of delegates from MIPCOM, it is almost time to welcome another group of visitors, on this occasion for TFWA World Exhibition & Conference which opens next week.

TFWA – which stands for the Trade Free World Association – is the largest professional body in global duty free and travel retail worldwide. As part of the association’s roles to promote the interest of its members and the wider duty-free industry, it runs a number of exhibitions, perhaps, the most important of which will take place in the festival city of Cannes from 18th to 23rd October.

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MIPCOM is Over for Another Year

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Almost 14,000 delegates descended on the French town of Cannes for this year’s annual MIPCOM conference which took place over four days this week.

The conference – which stands for Marché Internationale de Programmes Communications – was attended by more than 13,700 visitors who flew into the South of France for the important TV trade show, organized by Reed Midem.

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Unveiling Cannes Yachting Festival 2014

Unveiling a new name for the 37th edition, the Cannes Yachting Festival (formerly known as the Festival de la Plaisance de Cannes or simply Cannes International Boat Show), will take place between 9 and 14 September 2014 in the beautiful Bay of Cannes. The yacht show promises to be the best one to date. Give yourself a Cannes Yachthing Festival entrance to remember: fly in on a helicopter for two or more! Heli Securite operates regular nine-minute flights between Nice Côte d’Azur International Airport and Cannes.

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