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.

Get ready for inspiration

Cannes Lions 2018 is coming and now's the time to get ready! Passes are on sale now and you can book accommodation.

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

Enter the new-look awards today

Cannes Lions has always reflected the creative communications industry. Since the Lions began in 1954, our awards have evolved to remain relevant and useful. In 2018, we take the next step on the journey with a new awards architecture

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Hollywood Reporter

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

The Hollywood Reporter

"The industry's equivalent of the Oscars"

Business Insider

"Filled with innovation, creative minds and inspiring talks"


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

The best deals on accommodation in Cannes

We’ve partnered with trusted hotels and apartment agencies across Cannes and the surrounding area to ensure you get to pick from the best places to stay, at the best prices in Cannes.

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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