TFWA World Exhibition and Conference 2018
To complement the social events in Cannes, a selection of activities gave delegates the chance to enjoy some Côte d’Azur sunshine before the formal start of TFWA World Exhibition & Conference. From open-air yoga or a gentle game of pétanque to a brisk jog along the Croisette, there was something to suit all energy levels.

Golf Tournament

Golf TournamentSunday 30 September
08.30 - Royal Mougins Golf Club
Coach departed from the Majestic Hotel at 07:30
 

Organised in partnership with QATAR DUTY FREE, the tournament moved in 2018 to the magnificent Royal Mougins Golf Club and its par 71 course dotted with olive trees and old stone-wall terracing in true Provençal style. The usual rich haul of prizes (longest drive, nearest the water and more) added further spice to the play, but the accent was firmly on enjoyment and socialising.
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QDF

Kindly sponsored by:

IRENAAmerican CrewWanderSafe

 

 

Charity run

Charity runSunday 30 September
08.30 - La Croisette, in front of The Carlton Hotel
 

Participants exercised their legs and their charitable instinct at the same time. A €15 donation, which TFWA gave to a local charity, enabled them to walk, jog or run around a special course on Cannes’ magnificent seafront Croisette with its views of the bay. Entries from individuals were welcome, as were supporters and spectators.
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Regatta

RegattaSunday 30 September 
09:00 to 14:00 - Bay of Cannes
Coach departed from the Majestic Hotel at 08:30
 

Quickly becoming a Cannes tradition, the Regatta saw participants divided into crews with a yacht and skipper for each. All then headed out into the Bay of Cannes for a morning’s competitive racing, each crew deciding its own strategy and tactics. A picnic lunch on board and post-race swim rounded off the experience.
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Kindly sponsored by:
Paul & Shark

Yoga

YogaSunday 30 September
09:00 to 11:30 - Plage du Festival
 
 

Expanded due to delegate demand, the yoga now featured two open-air sessions of breathing and stretching exercises led by gurus. There was no better way than this gentle workout for mind and body to complete one's physical and spiritual preparations for the busy week ahead? A special detox breakfast followed each session.
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Kindly sponsored by:
Rituals

Pétanque Tournament

PétanqueSunday 30 September 
09:30 - Place de l'Etang
Coach departed from the Marriott Hotel at 09:15
 

Back at its former venue in the spacious Place de l’Etang, the Provençale pastime once again tested delegates’ hand/eye coordination, strategic skills and gamesmanship. The traditional glass of pastis was optional but a ruthless streak was a must, given the tournament’s knockout format.
Food was be on hand to fortify winners and losers alike.
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