Top Morning Workout Spot
Ryan Linder, U.S. chief marketing officer, MDC Partners: If you’re looking for a good sweat session, head to the JW Marriott. But you need a pass to get in.
Hofstetter: If you can get up that early (or if you’re up from the night before)—and if you can snag a spot—the MediaLink and Bose daily fitness on the beach.
Polansky: Walk on the beach.
What to Always Carry Throughout the Day
Michael Kassan, CEO, Media-Link: A phone charger. And a second phone charger.
Other Important Tips for First-Timers
Kassan: Use rosé as a prop. Don’t actually drink it.
Linder: Mornings are the best time in Cannes. You’d be surprised how much can be accomplished before most attendees have even rolled out of bed. Or as Matt Jarvis, CEO of 72andSunny, told me in advance of my first trip to Cannes: “Breakfast is for ballers!”
Harwood: The tourist-trap restaurant to avoid