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11 - 14 June 2024

Creative Europe MEDIA stand at the Mifa

The Mifa is the world’s biggest animation market. Organised in conjunction with the Annecy International Animation Film Festival, it is an opportunity for you to network with 3,000 animation industry professionals and to show off content to more than 400 buyers and distributors, and more than 600 exhibitors from more than 70 countries.

This is the animation industry's unmissable event.

Discover our stand services

  • Reduction on accreditations (1 person per company)
  • Dedicated meeting areas
  • Welcome desk and messaging services
  • Online catalogue for MEDIA stand participants
  • Coffee bar with snacks and happy hours
  • Storage facilities
  • Reduction on accreditations


See you next year!

Wednesday 12 June and Thursday 13 June

10.00 - 11.00


Join us for breakfast networking sessions at the Creative Europe MEDIA Stand F.03.

Open to all European producers, these gatherings provide a platform to connect and exchange creative animated projects across formats and genres. In collaboration with Creative Europe MEDIA Desks and CEE Animation, our goal is to strengthen regional collaboration within the animation industry.

Contact your local Desk for registration.

Stand information

Stand name: European Pavilion - Creative Europe MEDIA

Stand number: F.03

Location: Impérial Palace Hotel (Allée de l'Impérial, 74000 Annecy)

Stand opening hours

  • From Tuesday 11th to Thursday 13th June, 9.00 am-7.00 pm
  • Friday 14th June, 9.00 am-6.00 pm. Please clear all your materials from the stand by that time.


The Creative Europe MEDIA stand offers the following services and facilities to European independents who have registered via media-stands.eu.


– where you will receive your MEDIA lanyard to be identified as being part of the European stand
– where you check for messages;
– where we post special announcements;
– where you can consult a “who’s who” console with information on all the participants;


– where you can hold your meetings;
– where you can enjoy snacks and free hot and soft drinks with your contacts;
– where we organise our daily Happy Hour from 5.30 pm to 7.00 pm.

*It is not allowed to bring food into the stand other than the one from our private bar.*


Where you may store [a limited amount of] your material.
We cannot accept any liability for damage or theft, so please always keep your valuables with you! The storage room opens from 9.00 am to 7.00 pm (6.00 pm on Friday 14)


Pick up your badge at the MIFA Welcome Area (Park of the Imperial Palace) open from 9th of June afternoon.

Come to the reception desk of the European Stand [no. F.03] on the ground floor in the Exhibition Area of the Impérial Palace Hotel; [see map above]. Introduce yourself to the hostesses; you will receive a lanyard for your badge. This identifies you as a participant of the Creative Europe MEDIA umbrella stand with access to the services and facilities of the Pavilion (please wear it).

!! It is very important that you come to our reception desk and introduce yourself to our hostesses (check-in), this way we will know that you attended the event, otherwise you will be noted as “NO SHOW”!!

  • Coffee Bar

With cold and hot drinks, daily happy hour from 5.30 to 7.00 pm with wine, beer, and snacks.

* Do not forget to use your own (MEDIA) bottle for water fountains, since paper cups will not be available anymore at the stand*. There are various water points on the different Annecy venues where you can refill your bottle as well.

  • Othe facilities

- A4 Displays along the walls for your brochures, leaflets.
- Who's who console
- Online Catalogue
- Power plugs.

Shipping information

Sending parcels: please inform Ms Pauline Lonay (paulinelaunoy@citia.org) if you are sending a parcel (type of parcel and date sent). Please find below the procedure for sending and collecting parcels.

Sending Parcels directly to MIFA:

You can only send parcels directly to Mifa from Friday 7 to Thursday 13 June 2024 from 9am to 7pm non-stop and on Friday 14 June from 9am to 12pm.

Please inform your carrier of the dates and times when our reception is open. We will not be able to accept parcels outside these opening days and times.

MODEL SHIPPING LABEL to be respected

Sender's name

Name of recipient company

Stand number

Name of your local contact

Telephone number of your local contact


Impérial Palace

Allée de l'Impérial

74000 Annecy - France

Don't forget to specify on the dispatch note that you are paying the postage and, if necessary, import taxes (which are entirely your responsibility). Under no circumstances will the Mifa management agree to pay duties and taxes on goods delivered for an exhibitor.

Parcel Collection

To collect your parcels: go directly to the Parcel Collection Desk at the Mifa Welcome Desk. If your parcels are bulky, our on-site logistics team will be able to help you bring them to your stand.

MIFA information

MIFA Welcome Area Opening hours:

- Sunday 9th June: 2.00 pm to 7.00 pm

- Monday 10th June to Thursday 13th June: 8.30 am to 7.00 pm

- Friday 14th June: 8.30 am to 6.00 pm

Your MIFA badge gives you unlimited access to the Festival and MIFA events, and to the MIFA areas.

MIFA map

Click here to find all the MIFA venues.


For security reasons you are not allowed to enter the Festival and MIFA sites with your luggage or large items. MIFA provides a luggage locker service. You can find all the information regarding this service here.

Access to Screenings

You can request up to two daily reservations to screenings via the online system.
Once you are accredited, activate and update your Annecy Network space to access the ticketing service. You will receive an e-mail with the date when the online ticketing service opens. Be ready to reserve your seats online as soon as it opens.

You can find more information here.

Information about the programme here.


WiFi network is available throughout the Festival week in the Forum Bonlieu, at the Mifa, Le Campus and in the Salle Pierre Lamy. To use it, please follow the steps below:

- Connect to the WiFi network "Annecy Festival"

- Launch a web browser (Safari, Chrome, Firefox, etc.) > it will automatically open the page wifi.annecyfestival.com

- Type in your Annecy Network access codes received by e-mail

For news and practical information on the market (programme, conferences, etc.), visit the official website of the MIFA where you will find a detailed description of the Festival and associated events (screenings, masterclasses, etc.).

Event Translations

Remember to bring your personal earphones or headsets!

Some events provide simultaneous translation. To take advantage of this service bring your personal earphones or headsets. No equipment will be provided due to health reasons.

Getting there

Transportation between Geneva airport and Annecy
Find all the information here.

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