MIPCOM’s personality of the year award 2014 will go to Simon Cowell, a creative figurehead of the entertainment industry. Cowell, both producer TV, director of a music label and world-renowned talent contest judge, will receive the award at a gala dinner that will bring together the major players in the industry on Tuesday, October 14 at the Carlton hotel in Cannes.
Simon Cowell will also speak at a MIPCOM keynote on Monday 13 October in the grand auditorium of the Palais des Festivals. Well known to TV viewers on both sides of the Atlantic, Cowell has left an indelible mark on 21st century popular culture both through TV programs intended for a wide audience and by its investment in the music sector.
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