Home to the world's most creative minds

Cannes Lions plays host to the world's most inspirational creatives every year.

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GWYNETH PALTROW

Actress, Author, Singer

Simon Pegg

Actor, Writer, Producer, Filmmaker

Iggy Pop

Musician

WILL SMITH

Actor, Musician, Producer, Philanthropist

Harvey Weinstein
Co-Chairman, The Weinstein Company; Co-Founder, Miramax
Sir Ken Robinson

Author, Educator

Mindy Kaling

Actor, Producer, Director, Writer

Martin Campbell

Director

Leslie Moonves

CBS

Mathew Luhn

Pixar

Daniel Ek

Spotify

Kamakshi Sivaramakrishnan

Drawbridge

Cory Doctorow

Science fiction author, blogger and technology activist

Oliver Stone

Director, Screenwriter and Producer

Robin Roberts

ABC's Good Morning America 

DAVID COPPERFIELD

Illusionist

ANNA WINTOUR

Condé Nast

BRIAN CHESKY

Airbnb

STEFAN SAGMEISTER

Sagmeister & Walsh

SIR JOHN HEGARTY

Bartle Bogle Hegarty

eight days dedicated to the power of creativity

We are campaigners for creativity: we inspire creative bravery that changes the course of communications. Over 62 years, we have gathered the industry and galvanised it. Our goal is to provide everything needed to successfully campaign for creativity – the connections, the education, the benchmark and the inspiration.

In 2016, Cannes Lions is an eight-day programme of creative inspiration, celebration, education and networking, attracting over 15,000 delegates from around 100 countries.

It is the only truly global meeting place for branded communications professionals and our Awards set a global benchmark for what good creative looks like.

Lions Health

Lions Health is dedicated to life-changing creativity. Over two days, the event puts great ideas that transcend tough frameworks under the microscope and inspires the industry with fresh possibilities. 

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New for 2016: Lions Entertainment

Lions Entertainment is all about unskippable creativity. It's a new space where brands, agencies and entertainment companies can focus on producing outstanding creative work together.

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Lions innovation

Lions Innovation is an exploration of data and tech as catalysts for creativity. Over two days the event will showcase the new and kick-start collaboration powered by the most exciting innovation happening right now.

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New for 2016

Cannes Lions never stands still and there’s lots new planned for the Festival in 2016 to continue to drive creativity in communications.

Where is it?

Palais des Festivals, Cannes, France. The closest airport is Nice Côte d’Azur International Airport.

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