Cannes Lions International Festival of Creativity

Ketchum and Its Clients Win Four PRWeek Awards

Saturday, August 1, 2020 - 12:28am

Awards are viewed as one of the communications industry's highest honors.

Key Points: 
  • Awards are viewed as one of the communications industry's highest honors.
  • They reward the best of the best corporate, agency, nonprofit and education teams, with only 41 trophies awarded each year.
  • The winner of 105 Cannes Lions andPRovoke's Global Creative Agency of the Year, Ketchum is the most creatively awarded firm in our industry.
  • For more information on Ketchum, a part of Omnicom Public Relations Group, visit www.ketchum.com .

WPP Named Most Creative Communications Company of the Decade by Cannes Lions International Festival of Creativity

Friday, June 26, 2020 - 2:11pm

The Cannes Lions International Festival of Creativity has today named WPP (NYSE:WPP) as holding company of the decade.

Key Points: 
  • The Cannes Lions International Festival of Creativity has today named WPP (NYSE:WPP) as holding company of the decade.
  • Cannes Lions is the worlds leading event and awards programme for the creative marketing community.
  • This years special global rankings recognise those companies which have demonstrated the greatest sustained creative excellence, based on winning and shortlisted work over the last 10 years.
  • Creativity is more than just a great idea; its about changing perceptions, questioning the status quo and transforming businesses.

BBDO Worldwide Named First-Ever Cannes Lions Network Of The Decade

Friday, June 26, 2020 - 2:00pm

NEW YORK, June 26, 2020 /PRNewswire/ --Today, Cannes Lions, the most prestigious global industry awards, has named BBDO the Network of the Decade in a new report.

Key Points: 
  • NEW YORK, June 26, 2020 /PRNewswire/ --Today, Cannes Lions, the most prestigious global industry awards, has named BBDO the Network of the Decade in a new report.
  • Over the past decade, BBDO Worldwide has amassed over 16 Grands Prix, 4 Creative Effectiveness Lions, 3 Titanium, 150 Gold, 4 Glass, 281 Silver and 471 Bronze Lions.
  • Throughout the festival's history, BBDO Worldwide has been named Cannes Lions Network of the Year for a record seven timesmore than any other agency network.
  • In addition to winning Network of the Decade, AlmapBBDO was named Global Agency of the Decade, and #1 Agency of the Decade in the Latin American Region.

iQIYI to Launch Chinese Livestream Page Dedicated to Cannes Lion's International Digital Creativity Event "Lions Live"

Monday, June 22, 2020 - 1:05pm

The Company has launched on its platform a Lions Live page dedicated to the event.

Key Points: 
  • The Company has launched on its platform a Lions Live page dedicated to the event.
  • The Company is the official media partner of the 2020 Cannes Lions International Festival of Creativity, a global event for those working in the creative communications, advertising and related fields.
  • Lions Liveis a free digital education, inspiration and networking experience that will run throughout June under the theme 'Creativity Matters'.
  • To better accommodate Chinese audiences, iQIYI launched a Lions Live page dedicated to the event on its main app and Suike at 3 p.m. Beijing Time on June 22.

Register Now: Glug Events and Vungle Explore How Creatives Got the COVID-19 Message to Gamers Worldwide

Friday, May 22, 2020 - 3:26pm

What are the key takeaways about the role of creatives in response to a crisis of this magnitude?

Key Points: 
  • What are the key takeaways about the role of creatives in response to a crisis of this magnitude?
  • What are the misconceptions about designing for gaming audiences and the missed opportunities around creative for mobile and digital formats?
  • Glugis a global creative networking community of 50 thousand people, born in London and now based in 40 cities worldwide.
  • Glug also runs events in conjunction with BIMA, Cannes Lions, Microsoft Surface, D&AD, Adobe, WeTransfer, PickMeUp, Mediatel and charities such as Shelter.

Register Now: Glug Events and Vungle Explore How Creatives Got the COVID-19 Message to Gamers Worldwide

Friday, May 22, 2020 - 3:23pm

What are the key takeaways about the role of creatives in response to a crisis of this magnitude?

Key Points: 
  • What are the key takeaways about the role of creatives in response to a crisis of this magnitude?
  • What are the misconceptions about designing for gaming audiences and the missed opportunities around creative for mobile and digital formats?
  • Glugis a global creative networking community of 50 thousand people, born in London and now based in 40 cities worldwide.
  • Glug also runs events in conjunction with BIMA, Cannes Lions, Microsoft Surface, D&AD, Adobe, WeTransfer, PickMeUp, Mediatel and charities such as Shelter.

Gail Heimann Named Head of PR Agency at Campaign's Inaugural U.S. Agency of the Year Awards

Thursday, January 30, 2020 - 7:58pm

NEW YORK, Jan. 30, 2020 /PRNewswire/ -- At Campaign's inaugural U.S. Agency of the Year awards last night, Weber Shandwick president and CEO Gail Heimann was named Head of Agency - PR.

Key Points: 
  • NEW YORK, Jan. 30, 2020 /PRNewswire/ -- At Campaign's inaugural U.S. Agency of the Year awards last night, Weber Shandwick president and CEO Gail Heimann was named Head of Agency - PR.
  • Outside of the agency, Heimann is also deeply committed to advancing the PR industry as a whole.
  • She is the incoming jury president for the 2020 PR Cannes Lions and was first-ever PR Jury Chair at the 2019 Clio Awards.
  • In 2019, she was honored twice by PRWeek, as U.S. Agency Professional of the Year and Global Agency Professional of the Year.

McCann Worldgroup Named Network Of The Year By Campaign US

Thursday, January 30, 2020 - 6:48pm

NEW YORK, Jan. 30, 2020 /PRNewswire/ --McCann Worldgroup was named Network of the Year at the inaugural U.S. Agency of the Year Awards by Campaign US.

Key Points: 
  • NEW YORK, Jan. 30, 2020 /PRNewswire/ --McCann Worldgroup was named Network of the Year at the inaugural U.S. Agency of the Year Awards by Campaign US.
  • Sean Bryan and Tom Murphy, Co-Chief Creative Officers of McCann New York, were named Creative People of the Year.
  • McCann Worldgroup was named Network of the Year at the 2019 Cannes Lions International Festival of Creativity.
  • The network comprises McCann (advertising), MRM (science/technology/relationship marketing), Momentum Worldwide (total brand experience), McCann Health (professional/dtccommunications), CRAFT (production), Weber Shandwick (public relations) andFutureBrand(consulting/design).

Mindshare Is MediaPost's Media Agency of the Year

Friday, January 24, 2020 - 5:40pm

NEW YORK, Jan. 24, 2020 /PRNewswire/ -- MediaPost awarded Mindshare , the global media agency network that is part of WPP, one of its highest honors: Media Agency of the Year.

Key Points: 
  • NEW YORK, Jan. 24, 2020 /PRNewswire/ -- MediaPost awarded Mindshare , the global media agency network that is part of WPP, one of its highest honors: Media Agency of the Year.
  • Mindshare's NeuroLab helps clients pressure test different ideas and strategies, as well as bust long-held industry myths around marketing and media.
  • Over the past year, Mindshare has been awarded Cannes Lions' Media Network of the Year, MMA's Global Mobile Agency of the Year, Festival of Media Global's Network of the Year, and the most awarded media agency at Adweek'sMedia Plan of the Year .
  • We are the largest agency in GroupM, WPP's Media Investment Management arm, which is the #1 media holding group globally with billings of more than$50bn(Source: COMvergence).

National CineMedia (NCM), The Official U.S. Rep To The Cannes Lions International Festival Of Creativity, Set To Launch A New Young Marketers Category As Part Of The 2020 U.S. Young Lions Competition

Wednesday, January 15, 2020 - 3:00pm

National CineMedia (NCM), the official U.S. representative to the Cannes Lions International Festival of Creativity, is proud to announce that a new Young Marketers category will be added to the 2020 Team USA Young Lions competition.

Key Points: 
  • National CineMedia (NCM), the official U.S. representative to the Cannes Lions International Festival of Creativity, is proud to announce that a new Young Marketers category will be added to the 2020 Team USA Young Lions competition.
  • FCB has taken on the sponsorship role of this new Young Marketers category competition and will underwrite the cost of the winning teams trip to the 2020 Cannes Lions International Festival of Creativitys global Young Lions competition in June.
  • FCB Global Chief Communications Officer Brandon Cooke said, FCB is honored to be a sponsor of the inaugural Cannes Young Lions Marketers Competition.
  • About the Cannes Lions International Festival of Creativity 2020 U.S. Young Lions Competition
    The 2020 U.S. Young Lions competition is open to teams of two professionals aged 30 years or younger: born after June 22, 1989.