London Mayor Boris Johnson To Speak At MIPIM 2013
March 12 - 15, 2013 - Palais des Festivals, Cannes
PARIS, Feb. 7, 2013
PARIS, Feb. 7, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Mayor of London, Boris Johnson, is
returning to MIPIM for the fourth time and will address delegates at a plenary
MIPIM conference in the Palais des Festivals' Grand Auditorium, on Tuesday,
The emblematic leader of London last attended MIPIM in 2011 when he delivered
a keynote address on regeneration in the British capital, as part of the
build-up to the successful 2012 London Olympic Games.
"London is a premium investment target for international real estate and the
presence of the Mayor at MIPIM will allow participants to get his insight on
London's development and post-Olympic Games challenges and opportunities,"
noted MIPIM Director Filippo Rean.
Many London City projects will be presented at MIPIM this year, including the
One Nine Elms project, two residential towers that occupy a prominent location
on London's riverside at the heart of a new tall building cluster emerging at
Vauxhall, and Sixty London, 19,510 m² commercial office development being
undertaken by AXA Real Estate, which is located on Holborn Viaduct, at the
western edge of the City of London.
In addition to Boris Johnson, more than 200 key international political
leaders are expected at MIPIM this year, representing cities, regions and
For the fifth consecutive year, MIPIM is also organizing the Mayor's Think
Tank - a closed-door meeting during which mayors and representatives of over
60 local authorities from 20 countries will debate on the following theme:
"Local authorities' perspectives and opportunities for the next decade. What
are the measures of attractiveness and competitiveness?''
In addition, several sessions on urban development will be organized this
year, including 'UK: the future of city funding' on 13 March at 4 PM and 'Real
estate and changing society: ideas for the city of tomorrow' on 13 March at
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