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.

A Game Plan for Sports and Social, Featuring Brett Favre: Episode 3 of Beyond...

Did you miss the first two episodes of Beyond the Rosé? Check out episode one here: Why Weather is Better Than Sex, featuring guests Adam Gerhart, CEO of Mindshare U.S., and Paul Walsh, Weather & Climate Strategist of The Weather Company. And...

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...

MediaPost: Why Cannes Still Draws A-Listers, Hint: It’s Not The Money

MediaPost's Larissa Faw looks at why so many A-list celebrities flock to the Cannes Lions International Festival of Creativity. Check out excerpts from her piece below, featuring insights from Mindshare's Cindy Gustafson. "Cannes undoubtedly brings together a huge audience of...

AI isn’t just another tool | POV: People vs. Machines

It’s official: the Cannes Lions Festival is in full swing!  The crowds are bustling down the Croissette, vibrant branded experiences are around every (beach) corner, and the energy is high. I got right down to business and popped over to...

Mindshare Young Lions 2018: Ken Mak

Every year, Mindshare sends a selection of our best and brightest across the global as Young Lions delegates to Cannes. See why Ken is focused on emerging technologies at this year’s festival. I’m incredibly excited to be a part of...

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...

What if in 10 years everyone uses voice to make every purchase? | POV:...

Happy Wednesday, Cannes! We jumpstarted the morning with The Washington Post where they hosted us for a small breakfast to share their many ad tech updates. WashPo continues to be one of the top news publications with regard to...

Will we still have jobs? | POV: People vs. Machines

The majority of discussions and insight coming out of today was around how humans will work with Artificial Intelligence and machine learning. What does the future look like for agencies and the big concern for many, will we still...

Holding up a mirror to consumers & culture | POV: Equality

While I attended a couple panels on artificial intelligence and machine learning today, the key moments of equality today came predominantly from the festival goers themselves. While there is a consistent balance of equal gender representation at the festival,...

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...

Thomas Fenelon on Cannes Lions

As a first time “Cannes-er” I can tell you that I am very eager to hit the ground running next week! The more I read up on the Cannes Lions Festival and discuss it with colleagues, the more excited...

Adweek: Mindshare Unveils Biometric Data of Cannes Attendees Outfitted With Apple Watches for 3...

Lightwave program brings insights, promise for the future Some 20 million data points were collected from 100 participants. CANNES, France—The Cannes Lions festival needs to increase its engagement with delegates who are on their second and third visits. Agencies looking to...

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