The Cannes Film Festival, founded in 1949, is held annually, usually in May.
The Cannes Lions International Advertising Festival is a global event and awards show for those working in advertising and related fields, held annually in June.
Midem is the foremost trade show for the music industry.
MIPIM is the world's largest property-related trade show.
Festival de la Plaisance is an event for boating enthusiasts in the Vieux Port (September).
The International Actors’ Performance Festival shows comedy sketches and performances by fringe artists.
The International Luxury Travel Market brings together under one roof the top international luxury travel providers and suppliers from all around the world.
Le Festival d’Art Pyrotechnique is a magnificent annual fireworks competition held in the summer at the Bay of Cannes.
Mipcom and MIPTV, held in October and April respectively, are the world's most important trade markets for the television industry.
Carnival on the Riviera is an annual parade through the streets to mark the 21-day period prior to Shrove Tuesday.
The International Festival of Games is a festival of bridge, belote, backgammon, chess, draughts, tarot and more (February).
TWFA the Tax Free World Association is the worlds largest duty free exhibition.
MAPIC is the largest retail property conference in the world held each November in Cannes.