Practical info


  • Tuesday 4 December 2018:
    Morning: arrival of participants in Valenciennes
    Opening lunch with all participants
    Afternoon: keynotes by animation experts, rehearsals of pitches with moderators.
    Evening: Welcome dinner with all participants.
  • Wednesday 5 December 2018 : pitching sessions and keynotes.
  • Thursday 6 December 2018 : pitching sessions and keynotes. Farewell dinner with all participants in the evening.
  • Friday 7 December 2018 : Departure of participants.


Valenciennes, France. The event will take place at La Serre Numérique.

La Serre Numérique 
2 rue Péclet
BP 80577 - 59308 Valenciennes Cedex
T: +33 3 27 513 512


Producers with no project to pitch will have to arrange their accommodation in Valenciennes from 4 to 7 December.

If you want CARTOON to handle your hotel reservation, please 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.



Reception: 24/7
Restaurant/Bar: 1 italian restaurant, 1 brasserie restaurant, 1 bar 
spa, billiard, parking, terraces 

The Martin’s Hotel Hainaut has spacious rooms and suites.


The Hotel is situated in the center of Valenciennes in the former General Hospital of Charity. This 4-star hotel offers several terraces, a spa and free internet is available. 

Check-in / Check-out time

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

See the website




  • Flight booking through Cartoon

 CARTOON will be pleased to arrange the travel for you.

  • On the registration form, write your city of departure and exact name (same as on ID)
  • We will send you a flight proposal that you will have to approve
  • You will then be invoiced
  • Airport

The nearest international airport is the aiport of Brussels, Zaventem airport. More information on the website of Brussels airport. You can also travel to Lille (see the website of Lille airport).

  • From/To the airport

The transfer to Valenciennes city centre from Brussels airport takes approximately 1 hour and a half whereas from Lille Airport it will be a 40-minute journey.

Please note that Cartoon will organize the transfers between these airports and your hotel in Valenciennes within the event's dates (on 4th and 7th December).

  • Reaching Valenciennes by train

The train station of Valenciennes is a 10-minute walk from Martin's Hotel, and a 20-minute walk from the conference venue.