PARIS, March 4, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Asian companies, major real estate projects and senior executives will be out in force at MIPIM 2013, the international market for real estate professionals, which is organised by Reed MIDEM, a subsidiary of Reed Exhibitions. More than 70 Asian companies will head to Cannes from March 12 to 15, to attract capital in Asia, look for investment opportunities in Europe and internationally and display the top Asian projects from Japan, Singapore, Hong Kong, Australia, India, China, South Korea, Taiwan and Thailand. On March 12, the MIPIM official programme will feature an insightful spotlight on Asia, with a Japan breakfast and an Asia lunch, conferences on the Japanese and Chinese markets, and a Masterminds' keynote address on the challenges and perspectives in Asia, in 2013. A speaker in the session entitled " China: Asia's destiny" at 11:30 and co-organised by Cushman & Wakefield, Robert LIE, Managing Director at CITIC Capital (HK), comments: "It is encouraging to see a strong interest in Asia at MIPIM. This will lead to a better understanding of the increasingly prominent position of Asia in the global property markets. MIPIM offers a valuable platform for putting this global shift in its proper perspective." In this conference, Mr LIE, alongside Susheela RIVERS, Partner at DLA Piper, will discuss the cutting-edge issues of investment opportunities available for foreign investors, Asian markets driving capital and price stabilisation after the global financial crisis.