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