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The Cannes Lions Festival

What struck you about the festival and why should clients and agencies attend Cannes Festival of Creativity? 

Why Clients should attend Cannes 2016 from IAPI_TV on Vimeo.

The Cannes Lions International Festival of Creativity is a global meeting place for those passionate about creativity in communications.

The 2017 festival dates are:

  1. Cannes Lions 17 - 24 June 2017
  2. Lions Health 17 - 18 June 2017
  3. Lions Innovation 19 - 20 June 2017
  4. Lions Entertainment 21 - 22 June 2017

A unique programme of high-profile seminars, workshops and keynote speakers are presented by some of the biggest names in the industry.

Over 15,000 delegates attended the festival in 2016 from 97 countries and 78 of those people were from Ireland.

A mixture of agencies, clients, media owners and allied industries attend to celebrate the best of creativity across all media to mix, discuss industry issues and network with one another.

There is an extensive programme of:

  • Talks
  • Workshops
  • Exhibitions
  • Screenings

As well as the award ceremonies and gala events.

You can see who attended in 2015 & 2016 on the left hand side of this page. Hear what the Irish delegates thought of the festival in 2016 below.