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MIPIM 2018 – Plus ça change

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MIPIM. Often derided by people who have never been, who assume that it’s all yachts and champagne, wining and dining, blagging and bragging. After all, there is only one letter between networking and notworking and it’s easy to understand why those who have never been think that notworking is the… Continue reading →

Brecher attending MIPIM 2018

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Brecher will be making their annual trip to Cannes for MIPIM from 12 – 16 March 2018 If you are attending MIPIM and would like to catch up with our team, please contact them on the details below to arrange a meeting in advance. Valerie Brecher Joint Senior Partner +44… Continue reading →

MIPIM Diaries #2

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The Budget did not go down well in Cannes, reports Brecher’s Nicky Richmond in her latest missive from MIPIM… Its like a stag party, said the client, but with business cards… It seems incredible but only it’s only a day a half since I arrived and it already feels like I’ve been here… Continue reading →

MIPIM Diaries #1

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Hosting a breakfast for bankers in a venue that doesn’t take reservations? What could possibly go wrong, says Nicky Richmond in her first dispatch from Europe’s biggest property fair… I ought to get a badge for long service. This is my 20th year on the MIPIM merry-go-round and I wonder each year… Continue reading →

Last day at MIPIM

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Apologies for lateness today. Anyone at MIPIM will understand why. Frankly, you’re lucky to be getting a blog at all. It’s the last day and I see groups of men standing on street corners with suitcases, quietly waiting for their taxis to the airport. They replace the night time corner-dwellers,… Continue reading →

MIPIM – Day 3

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Forced to wake up at the ungodly hour of 8am to attend a breakfast I wonder what sort of sadist thinks that 9am on the Thursday of MIPIM is an acceptable start time. I tweet this. When I get to the restaurant, the subject of Twitter comes up and my host… Continue reading →

MIPIM – Day 1

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Just a single glance at the overstuffed diary makes me feel a little anxious. I work out that this is my 19th MIPIM, and that we were in another century when I first started my annual pilgrimage to the Croisette. Things were very different back then in 1996, when my… Continue reading →

MIPIM Lite

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The property developer thought it wasn’t up to much and wanted to go home because he had a sore throat. But there was an architects’ party to go to and well, you never know. And I suspect that the ‘well, you never know’ factor was behind many a decision to… Continue reading →