28-30 November 2023
MAPIC - Palais des Festivals, Cannes, France

LeisurUp conferences & events programme

Learn, share and connect with the leaders of the leisure industry and the retail real estate industry. LeisurUp and MAPIC offer a series of digital events all year long in addition to the on-site flagship conference programme!

People, Planet, Profit: Navigating retail towards a more “human” world

MAPIC showcase the new standards of development projects that are transforming our cities into more sustainable places to live, play, shop, and work. A new wave of mixed-use projects built around the human being and its needs.

LeisurUp focuses on the importance of human interaction and the experience within physical places. A primary focus of this year will be to identify and select the best leisure solutions and partners to turn traditional retail site into exciting lifestyle destinations.

LeisurUp programme overview

Benefit from online learning, networking and business opportunities all-year long in addition to the on-site conference & events programme

Full Dedicated Programme

6 sessions to cover latest trends and new business models of location-based entertainment. 

Leisure Workshop

Join leisure operators & other leisure key players as well as landlords, city representatives and retailers for open talks about new business models and the latest location-based entertainment trends / projects


Leisure Pitch Contest

The most dynamic companies of the leisure industry (leisure operators, equipment manufacturers, solution & service providers, licensors, etc.) looking to present their concept and solutions to other leisure players, landlords, cities and other property players.

Discover our on-site premium networking event

MAPIC has created a closed-door networking event dedicated to the Leisure Industry, to enable attendees to do business, find the right partners, think about new business models, network and discover trends & concepts of the industry. This premium networking event is by invitation only (limited spots)

Meet the leisure operators!

November 30, 2022 | Wednesday

An exclusive networking event focusing on new business models and the latest location-based entertainment trends / projects to shape lifestyle destinations.

Learn more about the closed door event

On-site pitching sessions: Discover new concepts and solutions

Attend our pitching sessions facilitating the connection between sellers and buyers! Each company will have 5 minutes to pitch its concept, solution, or project to potential partners.

MAPIC Pitching Contest

Pitching in the Retail, Food, and Leisure categories will compete in the MAPIC 2022 PITCHING CONTEST while pitching at MAPIC.

The winner will be the one who will have received the highest number of votes among all the sessions. He will receive a Mapic Award and 2 seats at the Mapic Awards Gala dinner

Interested in pitching? Contact our team!

Leisure Pitch Contest

The most dynamic leisure concepts and solutions to create unique location-based experiences

They spoke at LeisurUp

Sebastien Borget

Co-founder and COO

The Sandbox

Yael Coifman

Senior Partner


Fabrice Deygas

Founding Partner

Groupe Altiplano

Antoine Frey

Chairman and Chief Executive Officer


Philippe Glorieux

Business Director

The Smurfs

Jeroen Holman

Director Marketing & Sales

Dutch Wheels BV

Philippe Journo

President Fondateur

Compagnie de Phalsbourg

Marie Marks

Senior Vice President Themed Entertainment

Paramount Global

Janne Miikkulainen


Surf House Concept Ltd

Vincent Philippe



Charles Read

Managing Director


Mathieu Renier


SparkX Sportainment Group

Laurent Taieb

Co-President of the Board

Licensing International France