Our History :

Supporting the international business community since 1963
  • 1963: Bernard Chevry launches MIPTV in Lyon
  • 1965: Bernard Chevry creates MIDEM Organisation and MIPTV moves to Cannes
  • 1967: Midem is launched in Cannes
  • 1982: New Palais des Festivals in Cannes is inaugurated, partly in response to the need for more exhibition space for MIPTV and MIDEM
  • 1985: MIPCOM is launched in Cannes
  • 1988: Xavier Roy succeeds Bernard Chevry as CEO
  • 1989: MIDEM Organisation is acquired by Reed Exhibitions and renamed Reed MIDEM
  • 1990: MIPIM is launched in Cannes
  • 1993: MIPJunior is launched in Cannes
  • 1995: MAPIC is launched in Cannes
  • 1998: MIPDoc is launched in Cannes
  • 2003: Paul Zilk succeeds Xavier Roy as CEO
  • 2006: MIPIM Asia is launched in Hong Kong
  • 2010: MIPFormats is launched in Cannes
  • 2014: MIPIM UK is launched in London
  • 2015: MIP Cancun is launched in Mexico, MAPIC China Summit is launched in Shanghai
  • 2016: MIPIM PropTech Summit is launched in New York, MAPIC Italy is launched in Milan
  • 2017: Esports BAR is launched in Cannes and Miami, MIP China is launched in Hangzhou, MIPIM PropTech Europe is launched in Paris

Key Figures :

Reed MIDEM at a glance: key figures for all shows in 2017
  • 71 719 registered participants
  • 29 208 registered companies
  • 8 573 exhibiting companies
  • 141 countries represented
  • 79 942m² total exhibition surface
  • 1 983 journalists attended
  • Mission & values Our mission is to facilitate the business success of our clients. Read more
  • Our Business Reed MIDEM focuses on two dynamic business segments: entertainment and real estate. Read more
  • Corporate social responsability At Reed MIDEM, we believe in acting responsibly in our work environment. Read more