Put yourself at the epicentre of the creative economy
Buying a delegate pass is just one of the ways that you can be part of the International Festival of Creativity. People and brands from across the world – from global corporations to tiny start-ups – find ways to harness the Festival’s energy, make new connections and enjoy the limelight.
With over 15,000 people hailing from over 90 countries in attendance, Cannes Lions is the best place for promoting your business among the creative communications industry, while the world looks on.
Whether it’s the Palais WiFi or the Festival Networking app, the digital offering from Cannes Lions plays a key role in enhancing the experience of the Cannes Lions delegates – a community of digital natives.
With so many people in and around the Palais des Festivals, Cannes Lions is an unrivalled opportunity to share your proposition with the world. From the Cabanas lining the Croisette to the rooftop bar, the space will be yours to activate your best creative ideas.
Make sure delegates leave informed, inspired and with your name firmly in mind – partner with us in providing them with a unique experience, gaining you visibility and reaching our distinctive audience as you do.
Play a part in nurturing the next generation of creative stars by partnering with the Cannes Lions School. From the Academies to the CMO Accelerator programme, your support will help to drive the industry forward.
Created in partnership with R/GA, this four-day marketing bootcamp helps ten hand-picked, promising start-ups to sharpen their brand identity, focus their business plans and market themselves effectively.
The Festival invites applications from start-ups in the creative communications space to get access to the Discovery Zone at Lions Innovation. This is the place for promising new businesses to find the exposure, mentoring, networking and learning opportunities they need to bring their ideas to life, pitch to potential partners and get their next round of funding.
Yacht Pass & Fringe Events
During the Cannes Lions week, the entire city is yours to play with. Host an event in the harbour or around town to give Cannes Lions attendees a truly memorable experience.
The harbour in the heart of Cannes is one of the best spots in the city from which to host an event. You’ll just need to make sure you’ve secured a Yacht Pass from us first. There’s only so much space in the harbour – so be quick!
Whether it’s beachside fitness classes or sun-soaked panel discussions, Cannes becomes a hive of activity and entertainment throughout the eight days. If your company wants to host an event as part of the Fringe, you’ll need permission – contact us and we’ll be happy to help.
Each year, panels made up of the industry’s brightest minds scrutinise the entries to the Cannes Lions awards. The jury members are hand-picked every year by our dedicated team. Find out more about how we select the jury here.
Members of the international media come to Cannes Lions to share the news, trends and talking points from the Festival with the world. Press accreditation is limited – so if you’re a journalist looking to report at Cannes Lions, contact our press team now.
Anybody can submit an idea for a session at Cannes Lions – including Lions Health, Lions Innovation and Lions Entertainment. There is no fee to speak. The only stipulation is that your idea is compelling, unique and of course creative. Each year we receive thousands of applications for only a few hundred available slots.
This initiative is designed to propel the industry’s most talented creative women into the spotlight, addressing the ongoing lack of women in senior leadership teams within the branded communications industry. Find out about how you can nominate yourself or a colleague for See It Be It here.
Cannes Lions official Representatives run national competitions for young creative talent throughout the year. The winners of these competitions – last year over 400 of them from 50 countries – come to Cannes to compete against other national champions in one of seven Young Lions Competitions. Find your local representative...
Who to contact to get involved
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