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The Young Lions PR competition.

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Calling all PR professionals: It's time to create an innovative PR strategy that lands in just 24 hours. Show the whole creative communications industry your skills.

Young Lions PR competition gold winner

How does it work?

  • Contact your local Festival Rep to find out about the Competition near you
  • Compete in your local competition
  • Win your local competition
  • Attend the Cannes Lions Festival of Creativity 2023 to compete in the Young Lions PR Competition.
Young Lions PR competition silver winner

The challenge

Following a briefing from a charity or NGO, you'll have 24 hours to highlight how PR can be effective in engaging audiences in a brave and bold way. You'll need to show how your strategies connect with core values, increase awareness and boost relations with relevant stakeholders. Our jury of industry experts will assess your work before the winner is crowned live at the festival.

Young Lions PR competition bronze winner

Who is it for?

  • Publicists/PR specialists/Social media managers/Copywriters
  • Full-working professional aged 30 years old or younger
  • Local Competition winner

It was f**king inspiring! You come home and wanna do so many things at once… I wish this feeling would stay forever.

Leo-Constantin Scheichenost, Young Lions Competitions (Print), HFA Studio

Interested in applying?

Contact your local Festival Representative to find out about the Competition near you.

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