MIPIM 2017: Discussions to focus on digitization

From March 14 to 17, 2017, real estate industry decision-makers and experts will meet at the MIPIM international trade fair in Cannes. Current trends and challenges facing the industry will at the top of the agenda. As an innovation driver and market leader, the focus topic for Drees & Sommer the digitization of the real estate industry.

“For us, it is particularly important to meet investors who are very interested in future-oriented topics such as Building Information Modeling (BIM), smart buildings and Blue City,” says Steffen Szeidl, Member of the Executive Board of the Drees & Sommer Group. The Stuttgart-based project management and real estate consulting company sees MIPIM in Cannes as an important platform for promoting these topics. At the same time, according to Szeidl, the expo provides the opportunity – early in the year – to assess the business climate jointly with developers, investors, authorities and service providers from all over Europe, as well as to promote initiatives for the following financial year.

This year Drees & Sommer is a booth partner of Belgium (P1.B3), Frankfurt (R7.G20), Hamburg (R8.B20), Luxembourg (R8.D14), Munich (R7.G16) and Stuttgart (P4.C20) at the exhibition.