Event Preview: Cannes Lions Festival 2018

Posted Jun 13, 2018

Explore creativity and get inspired at the Cannes Lions International Festival of Creativity from June 18th to the 22nd! This 5-day festival attracts over 16,000 attendees from over 4,700 companies within the communications, marketing, design, tech, media, and entertainment industries!

Cannes Lions is filled with talks, workshops, networking events, classes, and award shows, offering something for everyone who attends. With over 1,000 speakers and 360 hours of inspiration, there’s lots of ideas to spread and insight to gain at this event.

Here’s what we’re looking forward to most:

Disruptive Creativity: The New Model for MarketersMonday, June 18th, 1pm-1:45pm (Innovation Stage, Palais II)
Executives from Deliveroo,, and Kantar Milward Brown discuss the potential growth opportunities that can arise from great advertising and disruptive creativity.

The New Innovation Model: Data- Driven CreativityTuesday, June 19th, 2pm-2:45pm (Innovation Stage, Palais II)
Kimberly Kadlec, SVP of Global Marketing at Visa, shares how her company is shaking up its traditional marketing model and challenging its agency partners to approach creative with a data-first mindset to more meaningfully reach its consumers.

What Tech Will Tell You: The New Creative BriefWednesday, June 20th, 3pm-3:45pm (Innovation Stage, Palais II)
Yogiraj Graham, Global Director of Intel’s Creative Content Labs, talks about combining cutting-edge tech with bold, authentic storytelling to bring brand and audience together in spectacular ways.

Check out the full event agenda here!

About Cannes Lions
Since 1954, the Cannes Lions International Festival of Creativity has been bringing the creative communications industry together every year at its one-of-a-kind event in Cannes to learn, network, and celebrate.

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