China Day is a dedicated a one-day programme at Cannes Lions 2018 designed to explore Chinese creativity and showcase the nation's best ideas with the country’s most creative thought leaders and practitioners.

Uncover a vibrant and dynamic creative economy 

China boasts a culture of innovation and pioneering technological advancements that has caught the attention of the global communications industry. China Day will open a window onto the country’s creative output to explore the culture, methodology and expertise influencing its success.

What you'll learn

How leading Chinese creatives working in all disciplines are stretching definitions of creativity

Who the influential Chinese talent from creative disciplines like music, the arts, film, digital and psychology are 

Which Chinese brands are leading the way when it comes to using creativity in their marketing communications

How Chinese experts are using technological innovation to deliver powerful marketing communications

Past China Day speakers have included

SY Lau

Senior Executive Vice President of Tencent, Chairman of Tencent Advertising, Chairman of Group Marketing and Global Branding

Lang Lang

Pioneering pianist and cultural icon
Universal Music

Papi Jiang

Online celebrity

Asmita Dubey

Chief Digital Officer

Charles Zhang


Kiki Fan

General Manager of Planning and Implementation Department, Online Media Group

Ming Yang

Celebrity Agent and Co-founder of Papitube, CEO of Mountain Top Entertainment

Xuan Yan

Nielsen Greater China

Secure your place today

China Day is part of the wider Cannes Lions content programme and is open to anyone with a Complete Pass.

Complete Pass

The pass that lets you experience everything the festival has to offer: all the amazing content and all the awards shows across all nine tracks.

Complete Gold Pass

The business-class experience that lets you access everything the Festival has to offer with additional VIP benefits.

Young Lions Pass

Those under 30 can experience everything the Festival has to offer at a discounted price.