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Rui Moreira and Carlos Moedas reflect upon cities in the post-pandemic in Cannes, at Europe's largest investment fair

Rui Moreira and Carlos Moedas reflect upon cities in the post-pandemic in Cannes, at Europe's largest investment fair
Porto. · 14 Mar 2022
Porto City Council is present for the third time at MIPIM, Europe's largest investment fair, which starts this Tuesday, March 15th, in Cannes. In what is its largest participation, the city presents itself as a "global business hub for the 21st century". One of the highlights of Porto's presence in the 2022 edition of MIPIM will be the conference that will bring together, on Wednesday 16th of March, Rui Moreira and Carlos Moedas on the same stage, in a meeting that aims to reflect on the transformations of urban centres in a post-pandemic context.

In an invitation to a debate with the Mayor of Lisbon, Carlos Moedas, the Mayor of Porto, Rui Moreira, presents in Cannes the strategies, positioning and investment ecosystem of the city of Porto, taking a look at what is expected of the cities of the future, which are now centres of sharing, innovation and wealth.

At the conference "Leading Urban Transformation in Post Pandemic Times", scheduled for 16th March at 4pm (French time), the Mayor of Porto will also present the economic development strategies and the attraction of foreign investment, for which the city receives the third place in the Financial Times ranking of European cities of the future, in the category of "Best fDi Strategy Mid-Sized Cities". The award ceremony takes place at MIPIM this Tuesday at 11.30am.

Also highlighted in the programme of the 2022 edition of MIPIM, is Rui Moreira's participation in the "Political Leader's Summit" conference, in a panel that will gather several European political decision-makers.

At MIPIM 2022, Porto will present itself to investors from all over the world with a delegation of 16 companies and more than 75 real estate projects in the various segments (residential, offices, hotels, commerce and urban rehabilitation). The business committee of Porto's stand includes Abreu Advogados, Adriparte, Avenue, Civilria, Geo Investimentos, Finangeste, HA+, Lionesa Business Hub, Mercan Properties, Mota-Engil Real Estate, Nota Urbana, Predibisa, Promiris, Ribemon Partners, Virtual Tour 360, and VPM Real Estate, thus strengthening the business ecosystem and the positioning of Porto as a Business Friendly City.