The Lion Awards – Sponsor Information

Everything you need to know about this year's Award Shows

The ceremonies will take place in the Lumiere Theatre on the following dates:

Date Ceremony
Mon 17 June Health – Pharma, Health & Wellness
Communication – Design, Pint & Publishing, Outdoor
Tue 18 June Entertainment – Entertainment, Entertainment for Music, Entertainment for Sport
Craft – Industry Craft, Digital Craft, Film Craft
Wed 19 June Reach – Social & Influencer, PR, Creative Data, Direct, Media, Creative Strategy
Thurs 20 June Innovation – Innovation
Experience – Brand Experience, Creative eCommerce
Communication – Radio & Audio, Mobile
Impact – Creative Effectiveness
Fri 21 June Communication – Titanium, Film
Good – Sustainable Development Goals, Glass Lion for Change

Reserved seats

Please find below information for what to do on the evening you have reserved awards seats.

Timing (subject to change)

  • Doors open 18:15 for a 19:00 start Monday 17 - Friday 21

If you have reserved seating you must be seated by 18.30 at the latest – after this time the reserved places will be released.


Please make your way to the main Palais entrance. The sponsor entrance will be on the left and a member of the Cannes Lions Team will be there to take you through to the Lumiere Theatre.

A member of the Cannes Lions Team will meet you outside the Networking Lounge entrance and direct you to your seats in the Lumiere Theatre.

Seating location:

Reserved signs with your company logo will be placed on seats in the front right section of the Lumiere Theatre.