Cannes voted « World’s Leading Event Destination »
Cannes, renowned for its events, has been honored by being voted the world’s best events destination for the second year running!
This prestigious recognition was awarded to Cannes at the World Travel Awards 2023.
After winning the European title in 2021, 2022 and 2023, and the world title in 2022, Cannes has once again been crowned the world’s best events destination!
This is a victory for all those involved in the tourism and events industry, working alongside the Palais des Festivals et des Congrès to offer the best possible experience to visitors, festival-goers and professionals alike…
It’s a victory for everyone who loves Cannes.
With its international reputation and ongoing commitment to offering exceptional cultural and artistic experiences, Cannes has set itself apart and attracted the world’s attention. This distinction testifies to the city’s constant effort to promote and support the festival and events industry, reinforcing its position as a must-see destination for culture, entertainment and business enthusiasts.
“Once again, Cannes has been voted the world’s best destination for Festivals and Events. Together, we are writing the history of Cannes, a city of unrivalled festivities. This recognition testifies to our commitment, our determination and our collective vision. Rewarding today’s excellence sows the seeds of an even brighter future. In 2024, our ambition is unfolding unabated, each month shaping a fabric of innovation and success to ensure that Cannes shines on the international stage.”
David Lisnard, Mayor of Cannes
« “2023 was an exceptional year for the Palais des Festivals et des Congrès, with 72 confirmed professional events, plus shows from our cultural program, for a total of over 150 events hosted! A record that was crowned by the title of World’s Best Destination for Festivals and Events at the World Travel Awards 2023. For the second year running, Cannes has been awarded this prestigious title. I would like to warmly congratulate all the teams at the Palais and the destination’s socio-professionals, with whom we have been working for several years, and without whom nothing would be possible!»
Jean-Michel Arnaud, President du Palais des Festivals et des Congrès de Cannes