Lions Innovation is the natural home for start-ups at Cannes Lions. The conversation focuses around the application of technology to improve how we work and how we communicate. Our Start-up programme will help you discover new partners, new revenue streams and new ideas.
19-20 June. Includes a full two-day pass to Lions Innovation
€795 + TVA
The Discovery Zone
The Start-up Programme includes access to the dedicated zone for start-ups – The Discovery Zone. This bespoke spot at the heart of Lions Innovation is dedicated for you to network, get advice, learn from each other, and, most importantly, forge new relationships with the 15,000 brand owners, media owners and agency experts, each one of whom could be your next revenue.
Innovative companies from Australia, Austria, Canada, China, France, Germany, Italy, Monaco, Turkey, UK and the US have already signed up to be part of the programme. They include:
Who should apply?
Start-ups incorporated within the last three years and with a working prototype of tech that enhances/enables branded communications.
What will you get?
In addition to the benefits of a full Lions Innovation pass, the Start-up package includes
Access to the start-up area and activation space within Lions Innovation
Access to meeting rooms (available for start-ups to book)
Curated networking with brands and agencies
Mentoring (Start-up clinic)
Structured networking (one-to-one meetings facilitated by Cannes Lions introductions)
General networking opportunities (meet-ups and other activities)
First release early April
Feature in the digital Start-up Hub (first released the 1st week of April)
Showcased and shared via Cannes Lion social channels
Access to the Cannes Lions Beach
Access to the Cannes Lions Opening Gala on Monday
Featuring the Innovation Lion and Creative Data Lion winners
"We had unprecedented access to some of the
world's leading creative experts, media buyers, unicorn CEOs and more. If
you're anything from an early stage start-up to a rapidly scaling company - you
will get value out of this event."
Chris Ostoich, Co-Founder, Partnerships Leader, LISNR
We are looking for a diverse mix of products, stages and geographies - fill in the form below if you think this is you! Companies will be notified once the panel have made a decision. Application close on 30 April.
It's easier than you think to apply for the programme