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.

AdExchanger: Cannes 2019 – Creative Meets Performance, DTC Shows Up And Regulation Looms

Excerpt: But brands will need to prove that impact-driven creative drives results. That will be exacerbated by the fact that this year, consumer brands are being judged in a separate category from non-profits and NGOs, said Adam Gerhart, US CEO...

MediaPost: WPP’s Mindshare Takes Media Network Of The Year Honors At Cannes

Excerpt: WPP’s Mindshare has been named Media Network of the Year 2019 at the Cannes Lions Festival of Creativity. The award is given to the best performing media agency network in the Media Lions category. The agency won gold its work...

The Weather Company (IBM) on AI: Mindshare@Cannes

While at the Cannes Lions Festival, we took some time to sit down with a few of our partners to find out what advice they have for marketers, and what they need to adapt for in 2020. The Weather...

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...

Speak to a female audience in an untapped, but meaningful way | POV: Equality

Another productive day in Cannes! I had the unique opportunity to interview Anna Sullivan, VP at Gimlet. Gimlet is one of the premiere podcast partners in media, with veterans from NPR at their helm and their podcasts consistently ranking...

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...

Mindshare Young Lions 2018: Patrick Lylo

Every year, Mindshare sends a selection of our best and brightest across the global as Young Lions delegates to Cannes. See why Patrick is focused on social good for brands at this year's festival. This year, I’m expecting a Cannes...

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...

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...

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...

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...

Who Runs the World? (Girls!): Data Snapshots from Cannes

As we get ready for our Cannes Lions seminar today with Lightwave (check it out at 4:20pm at the Inspiration Stage), you can preview a couple of stats from Cannes attendees' biometric data this week. If you're not at Cannes, be sure...

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Amended Rule 40: Marketing With Olympic Athletes At The 2020 Games

Background: Earlier this year the IOC relaxed the restrictions placed on Olympic participants during the Olympic Games under Bylaw 40.3 of the Olympic Charter (colloquially...

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