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Cannes Health Lions judges Shaheed Peer and Mai Tran look back

Cannes Health Lions judges Shaheed Peer and Mai Tran look back

The Cannes Lions Pharma Jury members chatted about their likes and dislikes from the Cannes Lions 2015 entries.

Mildenhall at Cannes: 'Creativity is the primary currency at Airbnb'

Mildenhall at Cannes: 'Creativity is the primary currency at Airbnb'

It's one way that the company is trying to make consumers comfortable with the idea of staying in a stranger's home.

Harris Diamond on trends at Cannes

Harris Diamond on trends at Cannes

The McCann chief and former Weber Shandwick CEO sat down with PRWeek at the Cannes Lions International Festival of Creativity.

Cannes in quotes

Cannes in quotes

The best sound bites from last week's annual Festival of Creativity at Cannes in the South of France.

Toyota global comms leader Julie Hamp resigns after drug arrest

Toyota global comms leader Julie Hamp resigns after drug arrest

She is still in police custody.

Gore: 'The wisdom of crowds is not just a buzz phrase'

Gore: 'The wisdom of crowds is not just a buzz phrase'

The former vice president sat down with WPP chief Martin Sorrell at Cannes.

Sadoun at Cannes: 'We have lost focus on what is creative excellence'

Sadoun at Cannes: 'We have lost focus on what is creative excellence'

The incoming leader of MSLGroup sat down with Campaign in the South of France.

Je suis disruption: delegates leave Cannes with Uber top of mind

Je suis disruption: delegates leave Cannes with Uber top of mind

A blockade of Nice Airport by angry French taxi drivers ended a multifaceted and multi-layered week in Cannes in bizarre fashion for the global marketing community in attendance.

White: What it takes to win a Cannes Health Lion

White: What it takes to win a Cannes Health Lion

Judges said they looked to reward creativity - smart insights that defied conventions. One speaker advised, "When you're thinking about dentures and the older woman sitting by her bedside enters your imagination, please ask her to leave."

Brands rejoice on Twitter as gay marriage is legalized

Brands rejoice on Twitter as gay marriage is legalized

After the Supreme Court ruled that same-sex marriage is officially legal in the US, brands showcased their pride on social media.

Glass ceiling yet to be smashed at Cannes Lions

This year's meeting of the great and good from the creative, business, and media communities in the South of France featured the debut of the Glass Lions, but the winners' stage was still dominated by men.

How to create a Cannes Lions Grand Prix winner

How to create a Cannes Lions Grand Prix winner

Leo Burnett Canada CEO and chief creative officer Judy John explains the process behind Procter & Gamble's Always #LikeAGirl campaign, this year's Cannes Lions PR Grand Prix winner.

15 takeaways from Cannes 2015

15 takeaways from Cannes 2015

After an inspiring, thought-provoking, and sometimes exhausting week at Cannes, PRWeek editor-in-chief Steve Barrett consults the PR Lions judging jury to identify the most telling insights for communications pros.

Political leadership needed on Confederate flag came from the private sector

Political leadership needed on Confederate flag came from the private sector

Many prominent politicians waited for political cover before taking a stand on the Confederate flag. They got it from Walmart, Sears, and Amazon.

Your call: Was 2015 truly the year PR broke through at Cannes?

Your call: Was 2015 truly the year PR broke through at Cannes?

Was this the year that PR agencies figured out the secret sauce for entering and winning Cannes Lions awards? Take our poll below.

Cannes TV: The daily review show - 6.23.2015

Cannes TV: The daily review show - 6.23.2015

The best of Tuesday in Cannes, from the view of PRWeek US Editor-in-Chief Steve Barrett and Marketing Editor Rachel Barnes.

Sorrell and Levy on talent, social good, and the Young Lions Health Award

Sorrell and Levy on talent, social good, and the Young Lions Health Award

UNICEF and Unilever teamed up with Cannes Lions to discover the next generation of young creative talent and empower them to focus their skills on strengthening health systems in the developing world.

Nikki Haley: We're taking it down

Nikki Haley: We're taking it down

South Carolina's Republican governor said Monday that the Confederate flag "does not represent the future" of her state.

Where was PR at Cannes Health?

Where was PR at Cannes Health?

The Cannes Health Lions featured some amazing and very creative work, but PR firms were conspicuous by their absence from the competition.

Campaigns are great, but live experiences make memories that last

Campaigns are great, but live experiences make memories that last

JetBlue is the latest example of a brand using a creative live initiative to stand out from the pack.

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