Practical info


Cartoon 360 will take place from 28th to 30th of May 2018.

  • Monday 28 May:
    - In the morning: arrival of participants
    - Opening lunch and half day of conference/pitching sessions
    - Evening: networking during Welcome dinner with all participants
  • Tuesday 29 May: whole day of conference/pitching sessions
  • Wednesday 30 May: whole day of conference/pitching sessions and Farewell dinner with all participants
  • Thursday 31 May: departure of participants


Le Palais de la Bourse (CCI)
40, place du Théâtre
59020 Lille

The conference will be held in the room "Salle Descamps".


The submission of projects is now closed. Projects are already selected, teh list will be available from 24th April.


There will be translation on site in French and English, so producers are free to do their pitch in French or English, but the slides should be in English though so that anybody can read and understand them in the audience.


  • 300 EUR for participants without project (incl. 3 lunches and 2 dinners). Registration deadline: Monday 14 May 2018
  • 400 EUR for producers pitching a project (incl. 3 lunches and 2 dinners). Registration deadline: Thursday 19 April 2018

Click here for more information.

In case of any cancellations or changes Cartoon must be informed (in writing) before Monday 14 May 2018.

The event is open to professionals pitching a project but also to financiers, potential transmedia partners and producers.... without a project but having already developed a crossmedia brand or thinking of doing so.


Cartoon has booked a certain number of rooms for participants in:
Mercure Lille Centre Grand Place **** (1 minute-walk from the conference venue)

We will be pleased to handle your hotel reservation in this hotel, and kindly invite you to fill in the relevant part of the registration form. We kindly remind you that hotel rooms will be allocated according to availability and time of registration.

Mercure Lille Centre Grand Place ****

Mercure Hotel

Reception: 24/7
Restaurant/Bar: 1 bar, Le Royal, and breakfast restaurant, open the whole week.
Other services: lift, meeting room, copy/print service, parking, WIFI

101 rooms.
Standard Room with double bed and duvet, flat-screen satellite TV, tea and coffee making facilities, and free WIFI connection. Bathroom with hair dryer.
Experience the indulgence of our luxury room and enjoy the finest bed linen exclusive to Mercure, iPhone/iPad docking station, Nespresso machine and many other subtle touches designed to ensure the perfect stay, whether it's for business or leisure.

Rooms booked for Cartoon


In the city centre and a short walk from the Grand Place and the Palais des Congrès, the four-star Mercure Lille Centre Grand Place hotel invites you to combine relaxation and work during your stay in Lille. A beautiful residence from the Haussmann era, you will also appreciate this Mercure hotel for its proximity to the tourist sites in Lille. Enjoy our bedrooms with warm colours and our innovative "just like home" restaurant concept for a pleasure break at any time of the day.
Right in the heart of Lille, this Mercure hotel is ideal for exploring the numerous attractions in the city centre. You can also explore the Grand Place, the vertiginous belfry, the typical quarter of Vieux Lille and its small picturesque houses.

Check-in / Check-out time

Check-in: 15:00
Check-out: 12:00

See the website



  • Airport

The Lille-Lesquin International Airport is located at approx. 30 minutes from the city centre. You can find information about the airport and transportation to Lille city centre on the airport's website.

  • Transfers to/from the airport

Please kindly note that CARTOON will not organise any transfers from and to the airport since the way to and from the city centre is very easy.

> By shuttle

The hotels are all located in the city centre and a shuttle service from the airport to the city centre (bus stop sign "Liaison aéroport" outside the Euralille shopping center) is available. The average length of the journey is 20 minutes and the price of the ticket is 8€ one way and 10€ return ticket. Lille Airport Shuttle runs everyday, once every hour.

> By taxi

Several taxi firms regularly serve Lille Airport:
•    Aéroport Taxi (lesquin) : +33 (0)3 20 04 49 24
•    TAXI ALEXANDRE : +33 (0)6 25 67 89 19
•    TAXI GARES : +33 (0)3 20 06 64 00
•    TAXI RIHOUR : +33 (0)3 20 55 20 56
•    TAXI UNION : +33 (0)3 20 06 06 06
•    ART TAXIS : +33 (0)3 20 81 01 0
•    EUROPE TAXI : +33 (0)3 20 56 19 19

The taxis are parked on the drop-off esplanade on the terminal forecourt (Level 2)
The fare is 25€ from the airport to the city centre.

  • Reaching Lille by train

Situated just 400 metres from one another, Lille's two train stations are located in the city centre and are served by both the subway and the tram.
Lille Flandres Station: TER regional trains and direct TGV service to Paris.
Lille Europe Station: Eurostar service to London and Brussels, direct TGV service to Roissy Airport, Paris and all major French cities.

You can find information about schedules and prices on the train website.

  • Reaching Lille by bus

Ouibus, subsidiary of SNCF Group, offers to join Lille from France and Europe (Great Britain, Belgium, Spain, Netherlands) by bus.

For more information: Ouibus website.