Cannes Lions partners with Parley for the Oceans to make the Sustainable Development Goals Lion trophies out of Parley Ocean Plastic® derived from reclaimed fishing nets

Cannes Lions has announced a partnership with Parley for the Oceans to create the Sustainable Development Goals Lions trophies from Parley Ocean Plastic®. The trophy spotlights the necessity of creative collaboration and eco-innovation, essential to overcome the current threats facing our planet. Parley for the Oceans addresses major threats to our oceans, the most important ecosystem on our planet. Parley Ocean Plastic® is a premium material created from reclaimed fishing nets and upcycled plastic waste recovered from shorelines and coastal communities by the Parley Global Cleanup Network. Ocean Plastic® was…

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Cannes Lions announces 2021 shortlist jury

Cannes Lions has announced its jury line-up of global experts selected to shortlist world-class creative work and benchmark excellence this June.  The Lion-winning work will be announced, awarded and celebrated during Cannes Lions Live, a fully digital experience, running from 21-25 June 2021, which all LIONS members will receive complimentary access to.   The Cannes Lions shortlist juries are formed of elite experts from every corner of the industry, and comprise 52% female jurors this year, the highest on record.  55 countries are represented in 2021. Jury members from the…

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The hunt begins for outstanding young professionals ahead of Cannes Lions contest

The PRCA and ICCO have again partnered with Cannes Lions for its Young Lions PR Competition, designed to showcase outstanding young professionals from across the world. Entries for the preliminary PRCA UK and PRCA MENA Young Lions PR Competition have opened today, with contests due to begin in PRCA SEA and PRCA LATAM shortly. Winners of these competitions will go on to represent their region at the global finals, run in partnership with ICCO for the seventh successive year, at Cannes Lions International Festival of Creativity in June. The world’s…

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WARC Effectiveness Awards 2021, in association with LIONS, are launched

WARC, the global authority on marketing effectiveness, has today launched The WARC Effectiveness Awards in association with LIONS, a new worldwide competition showcasing the best marketing campaigns that deliver business results.  Shining the spotlight on greatness, these awards are unique for being the first to integrate the WARC/LIONS Creative Effectiveness Ladder, a universal framework of the six approaches for using strategy and creativity to drive specific marketing outcomes. It provides a consistent approach and shared language for benchmarking effectiveness globally. Philip Thomas, President, Ascential Marketing Division and Chairman of LIONS,…

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Cannes Lions announces a new Home of Creativity: LIONS

Cannes Lions has announced the creation of its new masterband, LIONS. Building on 67 years of championing creative excellence, LIONS aims to drive progress through creativity and support the global community on their creative journeys, day in, day out. Speaking at the October edition of LIONS Live, which is taking place this week, Simon Cook, Managing Director, LIONS, said: “We are in a unique position in that we have over 60 years of evidence confirming that creative excellence moves people, business and society forward. Cannes Lions takes place annually, but…

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