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THE FESTIVAL

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delegates from 100+ countries
40%
of delegates in senior roles
280+
global brands send their teams
600+
agencies attend every year

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We’re helping underrepresented new talent access the Festival and world-class learning with 130+ places and fully-funded opportunities across LIONS Academies, Accelerators, Competitions and Scholarships.

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The LIONS Academies take place at the Cannes Lions International of Creativity and expose young talent to inspiring classroom sessions with world-class speakers, and hands-on learning and coaching from industry legends.

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Springboard your career

Early in his career, working as a creative for FCB Brazil, Icaro Doria attended Cannes Lions for the first time. After being selected to participate in the Young Lions competition, his team won Bronze. The experience led to a chain of events that saw him receive a job offer where he relocated to New York, before realising his ambition to open Wieden+Kennedy Brazil.

Icaro maintains that the last 16 years of his career springboarded from that one week, in June, in 2005.

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THE AWARDS

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specialist trophies
9
award tracks
25,000+
pieces of work entered
500+
world-class Jury Members

“This week of education at Cannes Lions has been more valuable than the four years I spent at university. Hands down.”

Darrien Case

Cannes Lions Creative Academy Graduate 2022

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Simply too incredible to put into words. I gained invaluable tips, skills and advice directly from industry leaders. I left a better person and an improved creative.

Emma Kasarsky

Junior Art Director

Badger & Winters

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