Cannes

The Cannes Lions Creativity Festival is one of the marketing industry’s largest gatherings, bringing together senior-level professionals from agencies, clients, technology companies, publishers, partners, and more to learn, gain inspiration, and identify new opportunities. With a focus on infusing creativity into all aspects of advertising and marketing, the Mindshare@Cannes team explores how insights and ideas fuel creative media.

Spotify’s Musical Formula: Episode 6 of Beyond the Rosé

Did you miss the first few episodes of Beyond the Rosé? Catch up here. A chat that was music to our ears: today we were joined by Spotify’s Liberty Carras Kelly, Head of Sales for the Americas, who gave us an...

Young Media Lion Win for Patrick Lylo & Thomas Kelly

This week, Patrick Lylo and Thomas Kelly won bronze in the global Young Lions competition. This is the first time that the U.S. has ever won a Young Media Lion! More than 30 teams from around the world were involved...

AdExchanger: Will Cannes Look Any Different Next Year?

By Alison Weissbrot As agencies struggle to transform under continued fee pressure from clients, executives are reassessing whether descending on the French Riviera for a week of endless rosé and parties on yachts sends the right message about the state...

Mediapost: Adland’s Diversity Problem Revisited At Cannes (Again)

CANNES, FRANCE — Talent isn't gender-specific. Talent isn't defined by ethnicity. Yet the advertising industry continues to lag in diversity and gender equality. Mindshare's Nilufar Fowler joined Ida Rezvani, WPP Global Client Leader Team IHG; Charlotte Beers, former CEO Ogilvy...

The State of Digital Media: Episode 5 of Beyond the Rosé

Did you miss the first few episodes of Beyond the Rosé? Catch up here: Episode #1: Why Weather is Better Than Sex, with Adam Gerhart, CEO, Mindshare U.S., and Paul Walsh, Weather & Climate Strategist, The Weather Company.  Episode #2: The 2020 Cannes...

Beet.TV: Cognition Will Liberate Brand Bots, Mindshare’s Gerhart Says

By Robert Andrews CANNES — Chatbots may have been one of the big tech trends of 2016, but few advertisers have yet embraced the idea of making artificial brand personas that consumers can interact with. Mindshare is one agency that has...

The 2017 U.S. Cannes Young Lions Winners

Congratulations to Mindshare's Patrick Lylo and TJ Kelly - winners of the Media category in the 2017 U.S. Young Lions competition! Each of the winning teams will be sent to Cannes, France to compete as Team USA in the global...

The Guardian: Cannes Lions Day Three: Data and Diversity

Just as data was expected to be a pressing issue across the Festival of Creativity, so too was diversity. Mindshare’s panel Talent Without Prejudice opened with a performance from India’s first transgender pop group The Brooke Bond Red Label...

Why The Social Conversation at Cannes Has Decreased: Episode 4 of Beyond the Rosé

Did you miss the first few episodes of Beyond the Rosé? Catch up here: Episode #1: Why Weather is Better Than Sex, with Adam Gerhart, CEO, Mindshare U.S., and Paul Walsh, Weather & Climate Strategist, The Weather Company.  Episode #2: The 2020 Cannes...

The 2018 Mindshare Canada Cannes Young Lions Winners

Big congratulations are in order to Kenon Mak and Paul Linley – winners of the 2018 Mindshare Canada Young Lions competition and second place in the Canada-wide competition! In March, teams of two were challenged with answering a brief from...

POV: Cannes Preview, People vs. Machines

Next week, the brightest minds in the industry will congregate in the picturesque South of France for the Academy Awards of media: The Cannes Lions Festival of Creativity. I’m a Cannes first-timer, so needless to say, I’m giddy to...

Chatbots: A race to refine | POV: People vs. Machines

Tuesday in Cannes started much like the last few days – a sunny stroll down the Croissette with a buttery baguette in hand! Chatbots and messaging were big themes today with sessions like Speak Easy – The Rise of Voice Technology as...

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POV: Google’s New Ad Formats

Background: Google unveiled a new suite of advertising products at the annual Google Marketing live conference in San Francisco this week. Announcements include a new...

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