Cannes Lions

D&AD, Cannes Lions Introduce New Creative Programs

The Cannes Lions and D&A are launching programs designed to attract and elevate industry talent.<p>D&AD is seeking non-traditional creative talent in …

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Nine things we learned about virtual reality from MIPTV

The music industry’s main interaction with Cannes is for the Midem conference in June, and for some companies, the Cannes Lions advertising festival …

Virtual Reality

What Comes First – The Data Or The Creative?

AdExchanger |“Data-Driven Thinking" is written by members of the media community and contains fresh ideas on the digital revolution in media. Today’s …

Creativity

The Cannes Lions 2017 Countdown

If there is an official countdown for the Cannes Lions International Festival of Creativity in the U.S., it was this week’s Lions Entertainment A Night in New York event hosted by the official Entertainment Lions for Music sponsor Spotify.<p>Attendees were treated to an audience with Olivier …

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Final Deadline to Enter Ad Age's Young Creatives Cover Contest Is April 20

Most Popular<p>Advertising Age is inviting young creatives from anywhere in the world to design a cover for Ad Age's 2017 Cannes Issue, and will award …

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Ready, set, judge: Cannes Lions Health selects pharma and health & wellness juries

The Cannes Lions Health juries have been selected. Twenty-one judges will make up the two juries this year, with 10 agency executives on the pharma …

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Fund This Cannes Entry on Kickstarter, and They’ll Melt Down Any Lion They Win and Give You Some

Remember French advertising publication Influencia, which ran that surreal infobesity campaign from last year? It wants a Cannes Lion for that.<p>But as …

Advertising Industry

This Year's Future Lions Will Be Looking Beyond The Expected

Future Lions, the student competition of the Cannes Lions Festival of Creativity that is organized by WPP’s AKQA, has issued its call for entries for …

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Burger King Crowned Cannes Lions Creative Marketer of the Year

Most Popular<p>The Cannes Lions International Festival of Creativity on Thursday named Burger King as the Creative Marketer of the Year for 2017.<p>Cannes …

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W’round up — 9 March 2017 – Wround-up – Medium

W’round up — 9 March 2017<p><i>The Raven’s arrived — marketing, media, tech and related stories that have sparkled in the roost, and sparked my …

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Awesome Dot Braille Smartwatch (video)

A new Braille smartwatch has been created for the visually impaired which is now available to preorder and takes the form of the Dot. The braille …

Braille

How Does Cannes Lions Deal With Innovation? | Articles | Chief Innovation Officer

In creative industries, innovation is vital. Brand experts need to ensure their marketing skills are up to date with recent trends at all times, new …

Innovation

Enter Ad Age's 2017 Young Creatives Cover Competition

Most Popular<p>Advertising Age is inviting young creatives from anywhere in the world to design a cover for Ad Age's 2017 Cannes Issue, and will award …

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Momentum Worldwide's Elena Klau Named to SportsBusiness Journal 40 Under 40

Momentum Worldwide SVP Group Strategy Director Elena Klau was named to the SportsBusiness Journal's "Forty Under 40" list which, like all other XX …

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Deal-makers looking to network with Kushner-Trumps head to ski weekend

Media banker Aryeh Bourkoff is scheduled to kick off his annual “Media Winter Ski Weekend” Sunday.<p>The event is the place to be for media deal-makers …

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Ad award shows ask peers to ban sexism

Pete Favat, chairman of the 2017 International Andy Awards, and Gina Grillo, president and CEO of the Advertising Club of New York, are asking other …

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The Master Plan Behind Ascential's Acquisition of MediaLink

Most Popular<p>When the parent company of the Cannes Lions International Festival of Creativity, the London-based Ascential, said on Tuesday that it has …

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Ascential To Acquire MediaLink In U.S. Expansion Bid

UK-based Ascential, parent company of the Cannes Festival of Creativity is acquiring advertising industry consultant MediaLink to help strengthen its …

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Why the well-connected media consultancy MediaLink just sold to the Cannes Lions advertising festival organizer

MediaLink — the US-based media consultancy perhaps best known for setting up high-level meetings and throwing the best celebrity-filled parties at events like CES and Cannes Lions — announced Tuesday it had sold the company to Ascential, the UK business-to-business media and events company, which …

Business (UK)

Badger & Winters exec's gender bias campaign leads to major victory at Cannes

The ad industry's largest annual event and awards program, the Cannes Lions International Festival of Creativity, has agreed to caution jurors not to …

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MediaLink sells to Cannes Lions-organizer Ascential

MediaLink – a business consultancy specializing in the media and tech sector – is to be purchased by Ascential plc, the UK-based B2B media company …

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MediaLink Acquired By Cannes Lions Organizer Ascential

MediaLink, one of the most influential consultants and deal-makers in the advertising industry, has agreed to be acquired by Ascential plc, a …

Media Industry

MediaLink gets acquired by Cannes Lions operator Ascential

Michael Kassan’s media and advertising consultancy MediaLink is getting acquired by Ascential, the operator of the Cannes Lions ad festival, the two …

News Industry

Cannes Lions Parent Company Buys MediaLink

Today the parent company of the Cannes Lions Festival of Creativity, Ascential plc, announced plans to acquire 100 percent of U.S. advertising and …

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Cannes Lions Owner Ascential To Acquire MediaLink

Ascential plc, which owns the Cannes Lions advertising festival, revealed Tuesdsay that it has agreed to acquire MediaLink. The acquisition price …

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Cannes Lions festival owner Ascential ha

<b>Cannes Lions festival owner Ascential has agreed to buy the US-based media advisory group MediaLink for up to $207 million.</b> Ascential, a business-to-business media group, said the acquisition will accelerate its strategy "to own market-leading brands in selected complementary marketplaces and offer …

Business (UK)

Cannes Lions Parent Ascential to Buy MediaLink

Most Popular<p>Cannes Lions parent company Ascential has agreed to acquire 100% of well-connected media consultancy MediaLink.<p>The deal is expected to …

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Cannes Bans Gender Bias With Help from #WomenNotObjects

The ad industry's largest annual event and awards program, the Cannes Lions International Festival of Creativity, has agreed to caution jurors not to …

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Snapchat has partnered with an ad agency to begin investing in tech startups

Snap Inc., Snapchat's parent company, has formed a partnership with IPG-owned ad agency R/GA and its "marketing tech venture studio," the companies announced in a press release.<p>The R/GA Marketing Tech Venture Studio is similar to a tech accelerator, inviting early-stage and later-stage startups …

Business (UK)

How Creativity Is Becoming Culture

As marketing noise intensifies, along with the means to circumvent it, creativity is under pressure to be literally “unskippable.” To cut through, …

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