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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Get insights and tips on how to craft your entry and share your work with the Jury to its best advantage.

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Introducing the Jury Presidents

The names of 29 industry experts, representing a record 15 markets, have been announced as Jury Presidents. The line-up includes six people based in APAC. They'll bring their expertise to lead the juries to award the Lions at the Cannes Lions Festival, 17–21 June 2024.

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New for 2024: 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.

"Creative industries like ours offer the most aspirational of roles, and winning at Cannes – or even having something entered – puts you among the best in the world at one of the most desirable jobs in the world."

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Our dedicated Awards Experts are on hand to offer guidance on any Lion-specific queries you may have.

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