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.

Brands need to walk the walk | POV: Equality

With day 3 of Cannes Lions falling on the Summer Solstice, the longest day of the year, we jam packed our day full of insightful sessions, thought provoking meetings, and left a little room for serendipity throughout the day....

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...

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,...

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...

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...

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...

Mashable: Modern career paths in experiential marketing that are perfect for creative minds

In a new piece, Mashable looks at the evolution of experiential marketing, and the new career opportunities available within, from event management to 3D experiences to augmented reality and more. As part of the article, they spoke with Jeff...

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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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