Cannes Lions launches Lions Live

Cannes Lions introduces Lions Live, a digital education, inspiration and networking experience that will run throughout June under the theme ‘Creativity Matters’. Activity will build to a peak during the original dates of the Festival of Creativity, 22-26 June. Lions Live will comprise masterclasses and hangouts with creative industry legends, lectures from experts, talks from speakers confirmed for the Festival, and a selection of the most impactful professional classes and learning modules from the world of creativity, effectiveness and marketing. The platform will also feature Future Gazers – a collection…

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Cannes Lions to be postponed

The Cannes Lions have posted the following on their website: Cannes Lions announces today that the annual Festival of Creativity will not take place in June as previous planned. We are now engaging our contingency plans for the previous published October dates. The decision comes following much deliberation with our partners and customers, as well as, consultation with public health officials, the mayoral office of Cannes and the French Authorities. We acknowledge the challenging circumstances facing us all as a community – we have and continue to be in deep…

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Cannes Lions Confirms First Sessions For 2020 Festival

This year’s Cannes Lions International Festival of Creativity will feature sessions from some of the world’s fastest-growing brands, including Netflix, Amazon, Burger King and Microsoft. Along with creative legends that include David Droga and Rob Reilly, they will share how they have used creativity to unlock brand growth and marketing effectiveness. At last year’s Festival, Burger King won both the Titanium Grand Prix and the very first Creative Brand of the Year award. In their 2020 session, Fernando Machado, Global Chief Marketing Officer, Burger King, will call out to the…

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Cannes Lions announces 2020 Jury Presidents

Cannes Lions has announced the Jury Presidents selected to lead the juries at the 2020 Festival of Creativity (taking place from 22-26 June 2020). The Presidents are chosen from among the world’s very best industry leaders. Together, they combine a diverse wealth of creative expertise, skill and talent, from both clients and agencies, to benchmark and award global creative excellence and effectiveness to set the bar for the year ahead. Among the global spread of elite industry experts, 53% of Presidents are also women for the first time (up from…

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Cannes Lions launches 2020 Festival and announces changes

Cannes Lions launches the 2020 Festival by announcing the Content Agenda themes, alongside the launch of the Creative Business Transformation Lions. New elements of the Cannes Lions International Festival of Creativity, taking place from Monday 22 June – Friday 26 June 2020, were devised through industry-wide consultation and in-depth research with the global branded communications community. Cannes Lions gathered feedback from over 1500 customers and executed 100 in-depth interviews with industry-leading Chief Marketing Officers, Chief Creative Officers, brand leaders, strategists and CEOs to inform the 2020 Content Agenda’s eight themes.…

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