By Guillemette Gouesse

A real estate fair is an important part of showing off your company but also meeting all the people that are part of the supply chain in real estate and discovering across Europe the different essential partners and potential investors.

Joining the exhibition will let you put forward your business or find exactly what you have been searching for in your next project. Those real estate fairs offer a unique opportunity for producers to showcase their products and services to a highly targeted audience. 

Don’t hesitate and travel on one of our Fly Aeolus private air taxis to any of the following real estate exhibitions across Europe. Take a look at our price calculator to know the price for a private flight to your destination.



#1 SIEC

Parc des Expositions Porte Versailles when going to the real estate fair
Parc des Expositions – Porte de Versailles, Paris

Usually held on the 3rd weekend of September, SIEC holds its yearly exhibition at the Paris expo Porte de Versailles. With approximately 4000 visitors each year, 100 to 500 exhibitors present their innovations at SIEC. SIEC, which is sponsored by the French Council of Shopping Centres (CNCC), brings together all of the major players in the retail and real estate industry to discuss business, negotiate and close deals on shopping center locations, and cutting-edge products, and services.

What to do after the real estate fair SIEC?

After the exposition, don’t hesitate to take a quick metro ride to the station ‘Ecole Militaire, where you will be able to admire the Champ de Mars towered by the Eiffel tower. Or visit the surrounding area and have a nice dinner in a typical French restaurant, and try French cuisine and taste France.

Where to land when going to SIEC?

The nearest airport to the real estate fair SIEC is the airport Toussus le Noble, which is between 30 and 50 minutes away from the exposition centre of Porte de Versailles. However, to understand why landing at Toussus le Noble might be better than other Parisian airports or airfields, have a look at our blog on which Parisian airport to choose.

#2 MAPIC

The real estate fair Mapic has had different logos.

The Palais des Festivals welcomes the MAPIC (marché international professionnel de l’implantation commerciale) edition each year on the last weekend of November. 6000 participants are usually present with 1.500 retailers, and major players in the food and leisure industry of over 80 countries.
The 3-day real estate fair is composed of exhibitions and conferences to discuss the future of the industry and business model creation.

A one-stop destination for the international retail property. The MAPIC edition will examine major shifts in the industry, putting new players at the forefront of this transition, and guiding market participants in finding and selecting the best solutions and partners to construct lifestyle locations.

What to do after the going to the real estate fair MAPIC?

Even though the real estate fair is in the colder season of the year, the advantage of being on the French riviera is that you can still enjoy the sun while taking a stroll on the Croisette where the yachts are kept at the dock for winter and maybe have the chance to see one of the most expensive yachts in the world.

Nice is also a go-to destination, where you can take a walk on the Promenade des Anglais or enjoy the old city. You can easily access Nice from Cannes in 6 minutes with a Cirrus SR22 or helicopter. The travel time takes between 45 and 70 minutes via car.

Where to land when going to MAPIC?

To be as near as possible to the Palais des Festivals, we recommend for you land at Cannes Mandelieu airport – Cannes la Bocca. It is only around 15 to 30 minutes from this airport to the Palais des Festivals via car.

#3 MIPIM

MIPIM real estate fair always held in the beautiful Cannes.
Palais des festivals – MIPIM 2022

Like MAPIC, MIPIM (Marché International des Professionnels d’Immobilier) also takes place at the Palais des Festivals in Cannes. This real estate fair usually has around 3.800 exhibiting groups and more than 480 speakers present, with exclusive keynotes given by for instance the former French president Francois Hollande. People from over 100 countries are visiting this real estate fair with 24% of them looking to invest in projects.

MIPIM brings together the most prominent players from the world’s property sectors: office, residential, retail, healthcare, sport, logistics, and industrial.

What to do after the real estate fair MIPIM?

After going to the real estate fair, you can take a small break and visit Saint Tropez. Especially in the springtime when the weather is at a perfect temperature to enjoy the sun while taking a walk along the sea.

Have a look at our blog and learn more about what you can do to relax and enjoy Saint Tropez!

Where to land?

As for the MAPIC Real Estate Fair, we also recommend arriving at Cannes Mandelieu airport – Cannes la Bocca to land as close as possible to the Palais des Festivals. By taxi, it will only be 15 to 30 minutes away from the Palais.

#4 EXPO REAL

Expo Real, the real estate fair held in Munich in the trade fair center.
Expo Real Muenchen Halle C1: Metropolregion Frankfurt / RheinMain

Every year he trade fair center mess in Munich hosts the Expo Real. Usually held on the first weekend of October, it is the International Trade Fair for Property and Investment. Is welcomes around 2.000 exhibitors from 29 countries and, around 20.000 participants from over 52 countries. The participants of this real estate fair reflect the complete supply chain: developers, controllers, real estate managers, service providers, investors, architects, and even city representatives are present.

You will be able to meet new potential business associates for the entire real estate project lifecycle at Expo Real, the property exhibitions: from idea, conception, investing, and financing to realization, marketing, management, and use. Each potential stakeholder of the project will be present.

What to do after the real estate fair Expo Real?

Take a look at Fly Aeolus’ top 5 things to do in Munich! The exhibition takes place at the beginning of October and different activities can be done!

Munich will be in the full swing of the Oktoberfest, enjoy a nice beer after a day at the real estate fair and take a walk in the Olympia Park or even go to the Marienplatz in the city centre of Munich.

Where to land when going to the real estate fair Real Expo?

The nearest airport to the Trade fair centre Messe in Munich is Schleißheim Airport, which is only between 20 and 25 minutes away from the Messe.

However, Munich airport is also near the exhibition centre, with only 25 to 30 minutes with a car or taxi.

#5 SIMA

Entrance to IFEMA (the Trade Fair Institution of Madrid, Spain)

Usually, the SIMA real estate fair takes place at the end of May in the IFEMA Madrid centre. Being a reference for the housing offer and demand in Spain, around 20.000 people join the exhibition every year.

SIMA is the most popular event in Spain for anyone looking to buy or sell real estate. This exhibition brings together a wide range of goods and services related to residential real estate in Spain: new housing, second-hand, purchase, rental, investment, technology, equipment, and services for the home. You will be able to find any potential partner necessary to your journey in the country.

What to do after the real estate fair SIMA?

Take a private jet to Barcelona. This Spanish city is full of mysteries and things to discover! Have a look at our blog to see where you might want to travel after a real estate fair filled with new information and professional connections.
However, taking a private jet to Ibiza might also be a nice vacation stop if you prefer going to the sun and enjoying some time off by the sea.

Where to land when going to IFEMA Madrid?

When going to IFEMA Madrid, landing at the Cuatro Vientos airport is your only option. Via this option, you will be able to arrive between 20 and 30 minutes away from IFEMA.


Those real estate fairs are a nice advantage to help you find every stakeholder necessary to help you create your project.

Even if you are going to an exhibition in Spain, Germany or France, you will be able to find the internationalization that you might be looking for. But Fly Aeolus will always fly you over to any of your destinations to discover potential markets and new projects.


If real estate is not what you are only interested in, don’t hesitate to have a look at our website to find more about your next destination or maybe festivals are more your cup of tea? Then don’t hesitate and take a look at Fly Aeolus’ festival bucket list.

Take a look at our price calculator to know where you can land and go with Fly Aeolus.



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