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The Young Lions PR competition.

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.

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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
  • Compete digitally in the Young Lions Marketers Competition 2023 with the option of attending the Cannes Lions International Festival of Creativity 2023
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The challenge

After a briefing from a charity or NGO, you'll have 24 hours to demonstrate how to create 'Consumer Engagement' and exploit the value of emerging media with consumer insights to drive effective communication strategies.

You'll need to show how your stategic idea would work across channels to craft a compelling communications strategy that will be judged by a selection of industry experts before the winner is crowned live at the festival.

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Who is it for?

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

Interested in applying?

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

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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