programme details revealed for Asia's premier property summit, taking
place in Hong Kong, November 27-28
HONG KONG, CHINA - Media OutReach - 27
September 2018 - World-renowned property summit MIPIM Asia 2018 will
offer a glimpse into the cities of the future, with this year's event carrying
the future-facing theme "Invest in a better tomorrow".
More than 900 property leaders from across the
continent will gather to wonder how coming generations will live and work, at
the leading industry event, taking place in Hong Kong on 27-28 November.
Inviting contributors to imagine the world in 2030,
the conference agenda will present real estate professionals with valuable
insights into hot topics including smart
cities, sustainability and the
blooming proptech boom -- as well as
exploring retail trends and the
ever-growing investment opportunities
presented across the world's most populous continent.
Playing the joint roles of property expo, industry
conference and networking summit, MIPIM Asia is a regional spin-off of the
annual MIPIM summit, hosted in Cannes every March and established as the
world's leading property market.
Following upcoming sister events including MIPIM UK
(17-18 October) and MIPIM PropTech NYC (6 November), MIPIM Asia is organiser
Reed MIDEM's last major global property show of the year.
"I'm thrilled to cap an incredible and innovative
year with our trademark event celebrating the world's most dynamic continent --
MIPIM Asia," said MIPIM director Ronan Vaspart.
"Cities across Asia are consistently ranked among
the fastest growing in the world, and Asia is expected to hold its status as
the fastest developing continent until at least 2030 -- the year we're asking
professionals to imagine at MIPIM Asia in November.
"The real estate sector will play an integral role
in shaping the cities of tomorrow. At MIPIM Asia we will together consider how
to make our evolving metropolises as smart, sustainable, durable -- and
ultimately, liveable -- as possible."
The first preliminary details of MIPIM Asia have
now been revealed. Highlights include:
- A packed programme of more than 30 conference sessions over two days,
featuring headline keynote speakers, pertinent panel discussions, networking
events and more.
- A special focus on how technology is transforming traditional property
issues, at the all-new MIPIM Proptech
Asia series -- an intensive standalone programme of eight sessions across
- A keynote speech on smart cities
from celebrated China expert Jonathan Woetzel, MGI Director and Senior Partner
at McKinsey & Company's Shanghai office and co-author of numerous
influential books on regional business, including The One Hour China Book and Operation China: From Strategy to Execution.
- Detailed analysis of retail property trends on high streets across
Asia-Pacific, including a fresh focus on the roles played by the F&B,
culture and leisure sectors, as part of the annual Retail Forum Powered by MAPIC.
- The Belt
& Road Forum -- a daylong series of sessions examining the collaborative
prospects presented by China's Belt and Road Initiative (BRI) in the UK,
France, Russia and beyond.
- Networking opportunities with 900+ delegates representing 750 companies,
including more than 120 C-level representatives booked to appear as guest
- A forward-facing agenda exploring the future opportunities of employment
and lifestyle trends including co-working
and flexible workspaces.
- Regional winners of the prestigious MIPIM
Startup Competition -- which celebrates the most promising and innovative
property start-ups -- will be revealed at MIPIM Asia on November 27. The contest
is open to entries until the deadline of October 28, before the shortlisted
finalists are revealed on November 14.
Notes for editors
MIPIM Asia Summit is the annual property leaders' summit in Asia Pacific organised
by Reed MIDEM, is widely seen as a "must-attend" event for leading industry
professionals. It features expert-led conference sessions, premium networking
accelerators and an exclusive awards gala dinner over a two-day period. Distinguished
speakers, senior executives, high-level business professionals and industry
experts from around the world will discuss the latest developments and
prevailing trends in the property and retail industry. MIPIM -- the world's
property market is the leading and largest global property event. The four day
event takes place annually in Cannes every March. 24,200 delegates attended in
2017 with 5,000 investors, and 100 different countries being represented.
Founded in 1963, Reed MIDEM is an organiser of professional,
international markets that are essential business platforms for key players in
the sectors concerned. These sectors are MIPTV, MIPDOC, MIPCOM, MIPJUNIOR in
Cannes, MIP China in Hangzhou and MIP Cancun in Mexico for the television and
digital content industries; MIDEM in Cannes for music professionals; Esports
BAR in Cannes and in Miami for the esports business; MIPIM in Cannes, MIPIM UK
in London, MIPIM Asia Summit in Hong Kong and MIPIM PropTech NYC in New York
and MIPIM PropTech Europe in Paris for the real estate industry; MAPIC in
Cannes, MAPIC Russia in Moscow, MAPIC Italy in Milan, MAPIC India in Mumbai and
MAPIC Food & Beverage in Milan for the retail real estate sector. www.reedmidem.com
Reed Exhibitions is the world's leading events organiser, with over 500
events in 30 countries. In 2017 Reed brought together over seven million event
participants from around the world generating billions of dollars in business.
Today Reed events are held throughout the Americas, Europe, the Middle East,
Asia Pacific and Africa and organised by 38 fully staffed offices. Reed
Exhibitions serves 43 industry sectors with trade and consumer events. It is
part of RELX Group, a global provider of information and analytics for
professional and business customers across industries.
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