The Cannes Lions Awards

Made up of nine tracks and 30 specialist Awards – the Lions reflect the full range of disciplines you'll find in the global branded communications industry.

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The Awards underpin everything that makes Cannes Lions what it is. Representing creative excellence in every sector and specialism of the industry – and from every corner of the globe – the Lions celebrate creativity in all its forms.

Every evening at the Festival, people from around the world come together to witness history in the making. At each Awards Show, the new global benchmark for creativity is set across 30 Award categories, from Film Craft to Creative Business Transformation.

Winning a Lion is a career-defining achievement. Your chance to share your work with the world, and get deserved recognition from your global peers. Your moment to make history.

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Cannes Lions 2024 launches the Luxury & Lifestyle Lions

Next year’s Festival will feature a Lion that provides a global benchmark for brands in the luxury space. The Luxury & Lifestyle Lions celebrate the most impactful creative work that’s changing business models and setting a new creative standard for a market in flux.

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Get the 2023 LIONS Creativity Report

Bringing together this year's Cannes Lions winning work, insights from jurors and winners, as well as rankings, the LIONS Creativity Report is your indispensable guide to building the conditions for creative success. The trends and themes identified will propel you into the year ahead and help you achieve creativity that drives progress and growth.

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Read the official Wrap-Up Report 2023

In partnership with Google, the Cannes Lions Official Wrap-Up Report brings you critical creative insights and expertise from the Festival – in a simple, digestible format you can share with the team.

It’s like the Oscars for advertising but in linen instead of black tie.


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