A five-day festival that maps out the future of creative marketing communications

Cannes Lions is five days of talks, panels, exhibitions, events, discussions, award shows and business meetings on the French Riviera.

The communications industry is in flux and Cannes Lions is where smart CEOs, CMOs, CCOs and business leaders meet to map out what tomorrow will look like. Join them to uncover how creativity unlocks the growth potential in your business.

This year's festival will focus on the biggest issues in marketing communications

  • Brand Experience & Innovation

    Sessions explore multi-touchpoint creative storytelling, talent and structures to deliver innovation, digital transformation and integration, and how to collaborate with start-ups.
  • Customer Centricity

    Including ethics, trust, transparency, measurement in a fragmented landscape, and how to create engaging experiences in an always-on world.
  • Society & Sustainability¬†

    We'll be covering diversity, equality and inclusion, brand/agency relationships, new models and ways of working and in-housing capability.
  • Data & Technology

    With a focus on the implications and application of AI, data-driven creativity which gets results and building new capability with creative technologists and data scientists.

"It's the only global event that covers every aspect of how the industry is evolving. There's nothing that comes even close."

Per Pedersen

Global Creative Chairman, Grey

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