Cannes Lions Party List 2019

06/04 By IAS Team

    Last updated June 6 by IAS team

    We know what happens at Cannes. We know you’ll inevitably find yourself walking along the Croisette wishing you’d purchased a weaker rosé, and a stronger anti perspirant. We know that you’ll be looking for the best parties and events. Luckily, while you’ve been busy ironing your white linens, we’ve been collating the biggest and best events at Cannes Lions.

    So when you’re in the taxi queue at Nice airport wondering if it was worth it, remember we’ve got your back with the best Cannes has to offer!

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    Monday, June 17th

    12:00 – 1:30 PM

    Adweek: Rooftop Luncheon

    Location: JW Marriott Rooftop

    Description: Rooftop luncheon, featuring a conversation with American Express, Marriott International and Adweek’s Editor and SVP, Programming, Lisa Granatstein on Creating Experiences Within the Currency of Customer Loyalty.

    12:30 – 4:30 PM

    Kargo: Sea & Scene

    Location: Hotel Belles Rives

    Description: A private daytime affair

    3:30 – 4:15 PM

    Facebook: The New Industry Landscape

    Location: Facebook beach – La Plage Barrière Le Majestic Cannes

    Description: You don’t need to pre-register if you have purchased an official Cannes Lions Festival pass. Admittance is first come, first served, subject to Facebook Beach capacity.

    3:30 – 4:00 PM

    Accenture: How to Build Real Connections with LGBT+ Audiences

    Location: The Terrace Stage, The Terrace – Palais des Festivals

    Description: With many businesses now slapping a rainbow flag on their logo once a year to recognize the powerful pink pound, explore how you can avoid the pitfalls of “pinkwashing” in your communications and build strong relationships with the LGBT+ community.

    4:15 – 5:30 PM

    Teads: Creative Meets Insights

    Location: Teads Cabana in Front of the Palais

    Description: Discussion to explore how to bring research and creative communities together and build insights and measurement solutions that work harder at every stage of the communication process.

    5:00 – 7:00 PM

    Twitter: Beach Happy Hour

    Location: 52 Boulevard de la Croisette

    5:00 PM

    WarnerMedia: Welcome Mixer

    Location: WarnerMedia House – 63 La Croisette

    5:00 – 8:00 PM

    Freewheel: Let’s Kick Off the Week

    Location: Plage du Goeland

    Description: We know what you need to power up for the week: the right people to network with, the sound of the waves, great food and music performance by DJ Andrew Carter and percussionists.

    6:00 – 9:00 PM

    Rubicon: Sunset Cocktail Reception, Programmatic Networking

    Location: OBO Yacht, Le Vieux Port de Cannes, Jetée Albert Edouard Nord

    Description: For buyers and sellers of programmatic advertising to join for great music, cocktails and hors d’oeuvres. By invitation only.

    6:00 – 9:00 PM

    Teads: Converge Cocktails

    Location: Yacht ‘H’ Vieux – Port de Cannes

    Description: Sip Campari and enjoy rosé while watching sunsets over the French Riviera.

    7:00 – 9:00 PM

    LUMA: Blanc White Party

    Location: Le Rooftop – 67 Boulevard de la Croisette

    9:00 PM

    WarnerMedia: Pride Party, presented by GBS and P&G

    Location: WarnerMedia House – 63 La Croisette

    10:00 PM

    IAS: Cannes Stop Won’t Stop – VIP afterparty on the Hana Yacht

    Location: The Hana Yacht

    Description: After party on The Hana Yacht with leaders from across the advertising ecosystem, including Lisa Utzschneider, CEO at Integral Ad Science, as well as other senior leaders from IAS, Mediaocean, Lucidity, and IBM teams.

    Tuesday, June 18th

    10:30 – 11:15 AM

    Spotify: Podcast and Audio Storytelling

    Location: IPG MB Villa

    Description: In an increasingly fragmented marketplace, podcasts serve as the bridge to cultivate meaningful and long-term connections.

    11:00 – 11:30 AM

    Facebook: Building timeless brands

    Location: Facebook beach – La Plage Barrière Le Majestic Cannes

    Description: A fireside chat with Antonio Lucio. You don’t need to pre-register if you have purchased an official Cannes Lions Festival pass. Admittance is first come, first served, subject to Facebook Beach capacity.

    11:00 – 12:00 PM

    Teads: Power of Context

    Location: Yacht ‘H’ Vieux – Port de Cannes

    Description: Publishers and marketers alike need to think about personalization and the future of media.

    11:00 – 4:00PM

    LinkedIn: Branding for Growth

    Location: Microsoft/LinkedIn suite JW Marriott

    Description: Join LinkedIn for an exclusive video interview opportunity covering how sophisticated marketing can help create, grow and sustain valuable brands. You’ll have the opportunity to share your thoughts on building brands that last, the role of agencies in driving measurable business impact, and more.

    12:00 PM

    Captify: BBQ Villa Party

    Location: Captify Villa HQ

    12:00 PM

    Accenture: 10-Year Reinvention – Tech’s Impact on Life & Work

    Location: Lumiere Theatre, Palais I – Palais des Festivals

    Description: Hear from Brian Whipple, CEO of Accenture, for what lies ahead and what it takes to truly reinvent experiences.

    12:00 PM

    Accenture: Developing Countries are Reinventing the World

    Location: Health Insights Stage, Palais II – Palais des Festivals

    Description: Emerging markets have become the latest experimental hubs for breaking new ground in life-changing experiences. How? We’ll explore the innovation process in some of the world’s poorest countries vs the world’s richest, and what this means.

    1:00 – 2:00 PM

    Twitter: The Internet – Don’t Ruin a Good Thing

    Location: 52 Boulevard de la Croisette

    Description: Panel touches on issues brand marketers face right now, the strategies they are implementing to protect consumers, and steps being taken to ensure the efficacy of digital marketing is preserved for the long-term.

    1:30 – 3:30PM

    IPG: The Human Connection Matters – 5B in a 5G World

    Location: Martinez Pier & Restaurant

    Description: Inclusivity, diversity and humanity sit at the core of this powerful documentary; all incredibly important themes in the ad industry today and to UM and VM’s ecosystem.

    1:30 – 2:00PM

    Facebook: Hack for good – building social value

    Location: Facebook beach – La Plage Barrière Le Majestic Cannes

    Description: You don’t need to pre-register if you have purchased an official Cannes Lions Festival pass. Admittance is first come, first served, subject to Facebook Beach capacity.

    2:00 – 3:00 PM

    NBCU: The Power of Storytelling

    Location: 52 Boulevard de la Croisette

    Description: Moderated by Sarah Personette, Twitter’s VP of Global Client Solutions, and Laura Beaudin, Partner and Head of Bain’s Marketing Practice, this session will introduce the 5 elements every brand needs to win launches in 2020.

    2:15 – 3:00 PM

    Facebook: Made for St Jude – Exploring the creative potential of VR

    Location: Facebook beach – La Plage Barrière Le Majestic Cannes

    Description: You don’t need to pre-register if you have purchased an official Cannes Lions Festival pass. Admittance is first come, first served, subject to Facebook Beach capacity.

    4:00 PM

    IPG: Creating Compelling Brand Stories in a Digital First World

    Location: IPG MB VIlla Top Terrace

    Description: The growth of stories, what we’ve learned from producing stories, and the future potential of this format from a commerce perspective.

    4:00 PM

    Publicis @ WarnerMedia: Content Session & Happy Hour

    Location: WarnerMedia House – 63 La Croisette

    4:30 – 5:30 PM

    Adweek: Editor’s Meet and Greet

    Location: JW Marriott Rooftop

    5:00 – 6:00 PM

    Freewheel: Conversations, Cocktails & Concert

    Location: Freewheel Main Stage

    Description: Rose and light bites during Beachside conversations with inspiring leaders who’ve disrupted old ways of thinking, reinvented their futures and empowered the next generation of innovators to reach for the stars.

    5:30 – 7:30 PM

    Adweek: Creative 100 Celebration

    Location: JW Marriott Rooftop

    5:15 PM

    Teads: Converge

    Location: Teads Cabana in Front of the Palais

    Description: The idea of convergence is about bringing creative, media, and technology closer together to build a better ad ecosystem. This group of senior level influencers to connect, collaborate, and “Converge.”

    6:00 PM

    Google: YouTube’s Music Sunset Social

    Location: Google Beach

    6:00 PM

    Dentsu Aegis: Network Party

    Location: Plage 45, 45 La Croisette (opposite the Grand Hotel)

    Description: Dentsu Aegis Network Beach party is hosted by Dentsu Aegis Network Executive Chairman and CEO, Tim Andree.

    6:00 – 9:00 PM

    Teads: Converge Cocktails

    Location: Yacht ‘H’ Vieux – Port de Cannes

    Description: Sip Campari and enjoy rosé while watching sunsets over the French Riviera.

    8:00 PM

    Facebook: Beach in celebration of FIFA Women’s World Cup

    Location: Facebook Beach (La Plage Barrière Le Majestic Cannes)

    Description: With the Women’s World Cup taking place in France this June, there’s no better time to celebrate what the advertising industry can achieve on behalf of women’s equality and sport.

    9:30 PM

    Spotify: Beach Concert

    Location: Spotify Beach – 50 Boulevard de la Croisette

    Description: Special concert

    10:00 PM

    FCB: Nautical Night

    Location: Boat FCB – Jetee Albert Edouard

    Description: Annual celebration honoring the #NeverFinished creative spirit. Special musical performance, cocktails and lite bights.

    Wednesday, June 19th

    9:30 – 12:00 PM

    Freewheel: Accelerating tomorrow, together!

    Location: Freewheel Main Stage

    Description: Thomas Bremond, GM, FreeWheel, International, hosts breakfast and conversations with partners, peers, and unexpected guests, singularly focused on the power of partnership and collaboration.

    11:00 – 12:00 PM

    The Drum: Mapping the new B2B Human Journey

    Location: Morrison’s Lounge, The Drum HQ

    Description: In partnership with Reuters, The Drum hosts a panel with Dentsu Aegis, EY, and IBMix.

    11:15 AM

    WarnerMedia: Creativity at Scale: In Conversation

    Location: Palais II Stage

    Description: Featuring Style Icon Jenna Lyons

    11:30 – 12:30 PM

    Facebook: Spill the Rose with the Tutssels

    Location: Facebook beach – La Plage Barrière Le Majestic Cannes

    Description: You don’t need to pre-register if you have purchased an official Cannes Lions Festival pass. Admittance is first come, first served, subject to Facebook Beach capacity.

    12:00 – 5:00 PM

    Universal Production: Music Beach Party

    Location: Le Bénitier Plage

    Description: By invitation only or email IMT@umusic.com for consideration.

    12:00 PM

    Teads: She Runs It, He Gets It

    Location: Yacht ‘H’ Vieux – Port de Cannes

    Description: Women are good for business…that fact is indisputable. Join She Runs It and Teads as they uncover best practices to support women in marketing, media, and tech.

    1:00 – 2:00 PM

    Accenture: Chief Creatives on the Beach

    Location: Cannes Lions Beach – 58 Boulevard de la Croisette

    Description: Hear some of the world’s best award-winning creatives, including the Chief Creative Officer Latin America, Eco Moliterno, discuss what keeps them awake at night, what work has inspired them and which new trends are worth following.

    1:00 – 1:45 PM

    Facebook: Sheryl Sandberg in conversation

    Location: Lumiere theatre, Palais I

    Description: You don’t need to pre-register if you have purchased an official Cannes Lions Festival pass. Admittance is first come, first served, subject to Facebook Beach capacity.

    1:00 – 1:45 PM

    Reddit: The Rise of a New Influencer

    Location: Reddit House

    Description: A panel discussion where marketers can learn how to activate a strategy at the community level and shape conversations at scale.

    2:00 – 3:00 PM

    Twitter: Digiday Podcast Live

    Location: 52 Boulevard de la Croisette

    Description: Join Digiday Editor-in-Chief Brian Morrissey and Twitter’s Sarah Personette, VP Global Client Solutions, as they discuss Twitter as a media channel and how they’re working with publishers on a live edition of the Digiday Podcast.

    2:00 – 3:30 PM

    Facebook: Effectiveness UnCanned!

    Location: Makers lab, Palais II

    Description: Stories about effective brand experience. You don’t need to pre-register if you have purchased an official Cannes Lions Festival pass. Admittance is first come, first served, subject to Facebook Beach capacity.

    3:00 – 4:00 PM

    Twitter: How Brands Tap Into #Fandom Culture on Twitter

    Location: 52 Boulevard de la Croisette

    Description: Dive into the unique vernacular of some of the most prolific fandoms on Twitter to understand how they communicate.

    3:00 PM

    WarnerMedia: Cartoon Network Content Session

    Location: WarnerMedia House – 63 La Croisette

    4:00 PM

    IPG: The Power of Brand Storytelling and Experiences

    Location: IPG MB Villa

    4:15 PM

    Teads: Purpose Driven Marketing

    Location: Teads Cabana in Front of the Palais

    Description: Teads and ABI to discuss purpose driven marketing and how to create campaigns that resonate with an increasingly conscientious consumer.

    5:00 – 8:00 PM

    Freewheel: Afterglow Vibes

    Location: Freewheel Main Stage

    Description: Raise a glass, catch the sunset, network and chill.

    5:30 PM

    Ad Age: Cannes Lawn Party

    Location: The lawn of Le Grand Hotel

    Description: Request an invitation via email aaevents@adage.com

    6:00 – 9:00 PM

    Teads: Converge Cocktails

    Location: Yacht ‘H’ Vieux – Port de Cannes

    Description: Sip Campari and enjoy rosé while watching sunsets over the French Riviera.

    6:30 – 9:30 PM

    Campaign: Cocktails Global VIP Party

    Location: Carlton Beach, 58 Boulevard de la Croisette

    Description: Email to RSVP at campaign.cannes@haymarket.com

    7:00 PM
    7:30 – 10:00 PM

    Rubicon: Dinner & Drinks

    Location: OBO YACHT, Le Vieux Port de Cannes, Jetée Albert Edouard Nord

    Description: By invitation only for buyers and sellers of programmatic advertising – dinner and drinks with CEO, Michael Barrett and CTO, Tom Kershaw.

    8:00 PM - 12:00 AM

    Freewheel: Drive Me Crazy

    Location: Freewheel Main Stage

    Description: Join our legendary mid-week beach party to dance the night away to the rhythm of our surprise pop star. You don’t have enough fingers to list the number of surprises we have in store for you that night but a little birdie told us it’s going to glow.

    9:00 PM – 1:00 AM

    Twitter: #CannesAfterDark

    Location: 52 Boulevard de la Croisette

    9:30 PM

    Spotify: Beach Concert

    Location: Spotify Beach – 50 Boulevard de la Croisette

    Description: Special concert

    10:00 PM

    Cannes in View

    Location: Alter Ego Yacht

    Description: Join PlaceIQ and Zefr aboard the Alter Ego yacht to celebrate another successful Cannes Lions.

    Thursday, June 20th

    10:00 AM

    WarnerMedia: Impact Session

    Location: WarnerMedia House – 63 La Croisette

    11:00 – 12:00 PM

    Twitter: Conversations Shaping the Zeitgeist

    Location: 52 Boulevard de la Croisette

    Description: Conversations on Twitter give brands actionable insights into cultural trends. Moderated by God-is Rivera, Twitter’s Global Director of Culture and Community, this session will dive deep into three of the biggest cultural trends on Twitter.

    1:00 – 2:00 PM

    Twitter: Making Marketing Podcast Live with P&G

    Location: 52 Boulevard de la Croisette

    Description: Digiday platforms reporter Kerry Flynn will be joined by Twitter’s God-is Rivera and a P&G Exec for a live edition of Digiday’s Making Marketing podcast.

    2:00 – 2:30 PM

    Facebook: Gender dynamics and equality in advertising

    Location: Facebook beach – La Plage Barrière Le Majestic Cannes

    Description: You don’t need to pre-register if you have purchased an official Cannes Lions Festival pass. Admittance is first come, first served, subject to Facebook Beach capacity.

    3:15 – 3:45 PM

    Facebook: Brooklyn Prince, an 8 year old director

    Location: Facebook beach – La Plage Barrière Le Majestic Cannes

    Description: You don’t need to pre-register if you have purchased an official Cannes Lions Festival pass. Admittance is first come, first served, subject to Facebook Beach capacity.

    4:00 PM

    WarnerMedia: Happy Hour – The Future of Storytelling

    Location: WarnerMedia House – 63 La Croisette

    4:00 – 5:00 PM

    Accenture: Polyamorous Creativity – Why Twosomes Won’t Survive

    Location: Audi A, Palais I – Palais des Festivals

    Description: The agency model is built on strong art director/copywriter partnerships—but is that really the best approach? Hear Ray Swan and Emma Sharkey, creative team of 15+ years, discuss trust and why involving others makes them both better at what they do.

    4:00 – 6:00 PM

    Twitter: Beach Happy Hour

    Location: 52 Boulevard de la Croisette

    5:00 PM

    IPG Mediabrands: Cannes Closing Celebration

    Location: IPG MB Villa

    Description: Close out the week in Cannes with IPG Mediabrands, iHeartRadio and Twitter!

    5:00 PM - 8:00 PM

    Freewheel: Goodbye and Good Vibes

    Location: Freewheel Main Stage

    Description: Now you can… be the sunshine! Join us for an epic sunset happy hour and be transported by the vibes of the inspirational and multifaceted DJ ORELL.

    6:00 – 9:00 PM

    Teads: Converge Cocktails

    Location: Yacht ‘H’ Vieux – Port de Cannes

    Description: Sip Campari and enjoy rosé while watching sunsets over the French Riviera.

    6:30 PM

    WarnerMedia: The Connectors Club: Thursday Night Dinner Dialogue

    Location: WarnerMedia House – 63 La Croisette

    7:00 PM

    WarnerMedia: Thursday Night Dinner Dialogue

    Location: WarnerMedia House – 63 La Croisette

    9:30 PM