The 65th International Festival of Creativity

18-22 June

Cannes, France

Cannes Lions has been championing creativity since 1954. Today, it’s the world's biggest festival and awards for the creative and marketing communications, entertainment, design and tech industries.

See what's new in 2018

Watch the live stream to see what's planned for 2018. Don't forget to turn the sound on!

  • The Festival
    in numbers →
  • 16,000+
  • 4,700+
  • 28%
  • 30%
    Brands & media owners
  • 40,000+
  • 390+
    Jury members

Become a speaker in 2018

For the first time ever, anyone can apply to speak on the Cannes Lions and Lions Health stages. We are looking for participants to host memorable, invigorating and emotional content sessions: ones that touch hearts and change minds.

Apply to speak by 15 December
Hollywood Reporter

"A who’s who of ad celebs, buyers, agency execs, brand managers, media, entertainment companies and publishers"

The Hollywood Reporter

"Leaders from across the creative spectrum join forces with trailblazing content"

The Guardian


"Agenda-setting discussions and deals"


Where the world's most influential creative thinkers share their insights

The Cannes Lions School

For those working in branded communications, there’s no better training ground than the Cannes Lions School. The training courses on offer cater to everyone from up-and-coming creatives through to experienced CMOs, delivering an unbeatable training experience that combines the best of the Festival with sessions for the world's most respected thinkers.

Get involved in 2018

The Festival is an unrivalled platform for raising the profile of your business. Whether you want to speak on stage, organise an event or become an official partner, there are more ways than ever to be part of the Festival.

Ciaran O

"A hub for very senior people from the creative world, the tech world and the media world"

Ciaran O’Kane

CEO, ExchangeWire

Inspiring creativity since 1954

18 - 22 June 2018

Cannes, France