Second edition of LIONS Live will offer access to the thinking, processes and minds behind the world’s most successful creative work

Cannes Lions has announced that a second edition of LIONS Live, taking place 19-23 October, will deliver a highly practical programme, designed to help impact careers, transform business and drive progress through creativity. Charlotte Williams, VP Content, Cannes Lions, said that October’s programme was being curated to “inspire, equip and empower people”. She added, “For our second edition of LIONS Live, we are inviting leading practitioners and brands to share rich insights and honest accounts of how the world’s best creative work came to light. Our community always feeds back…

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Cannes Lions releases first Lions Creativity Report of the Decade to recognise sustained creative success across the global industry

Cannes Lions has released the first Lions Creativity Report of the Decade to recognise and award sustained creative success across the global industry. Data from Lion-winning and shortlisted work, spanning ten years and audited at the Festival by PwC since 2013, was compiled by Cannes Lions to produce the definitive global rankings and benchmarking report. The ten-year rankings chart the ascending performance of the world’s most creative companies, celebrating those that have delivered an unfailing level of world-class creative work. The report’s findings are presented alongside commentary and analysis from…

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Cannes Lions and WARC release The Effectiveness Code, a white paper to address ‘crisis in creativity’

Cannes Lions, powering global best practice in creativity, together with sister company WARC, the global authority on marketing effectiveness, have today released The Effectiveness Code, a white paper presenting the results of a major new study carried out on their behalf by marketing effectiveness experts James Hurman and Peter Field. In 2019, Hurman and Field undertook a global study involving a committee of international leaders from the world of strategy and planning, which revealed consensus that the industry lacked a ‘universal definition’ and ‘shared language’ of effectiveness, limiting the ability…

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Cannes Lions announces See It Be It finalists for the 2020 – 2021 programme

Cannes Lions has announced the See It Be It 2020 – 2021 finalists. Fifteen aspiring women, from across the world, have been selected to join the unique talent accelerator programme which will run as a virtual learning and mentoring programme in 2020 and return to the Festival in 2021. See It Be It, in partnership with the world’s most popular audio streaming platform, Spotify, is the Cannes Lions initiative aiming to achieve equal gender representation of creative directors and leaders across the global industry. A record-breaking number of 797 applications…

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Cannes Lions to release The Global Lions Creativity Report of the Decade

Cannes Lions has announced that it will release a Global Lions Creativity Report of the Decade in June to celebrate and recognise sustained creative success. It is the first time in Cannes Lions’ history that data from across ten years will be used to compile a global rankings and benchmarking report. The winners will be announced throughout the week of LIONS Live, 22-26 June, with acceptance speeches and reels of work screened live to the world through the platform. About the report, Simon Cook, Managing Director, Cannes Lions, said: “Every…

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