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Marché International des Programmes de Communication
Status Active
Genre Trade show
Frequency Annual
Location(s) Palais des Festivals, Cannes
Country France
Years active 1985-present

MIPCOM (Marché International des Programmes de Communication, English: International Market of Communications Programmes)[1] is an annual trade show held in the French town of Cannes, traditionally in the month of October. It is owned and organized by Reed MIDEM, a subsidiary of Reed Exhibitions.

The event is geared towards the television industry: it is primarily attended by representatives of television studios and broadcasters, who use the event as a marketplace to buy and sell new programmes and formats for international distribution.[2] The event also features keynote presentations and panels featuring representatives of the industry discussing new trends and developments.

Prior to MIPCOM, a spin-off event known as MIPJunior is held, which is devoted exclusively to the children's television industry.

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  1. ^ Moran, Albert (2006). Understanding the global TV format (1. publ. ed.). Bristol, UK [u.a.]: Intellect Books. ISBN 1841501328. 
  2. ^ "Mipcom TV market features Jamie Oliver, Gene Simmons, Simon Cowell ... and toilet rolls". Sydney Morning Herald. 13 October 2014. Retrieved 20 October 2014. 

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