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'Our work is not as bold, strategic or well crafted as ad agencies' - creative PR chiefs on sector's Cannes 'failings'

'Our work is not as bold, strategic or well crafted as ad agencies' - creative PR chiefs on sector's Cannes 'failings'

Why don't PR agencies perform better at the Cannes Lions, and is it a problem? PRWeek put that to creative PR chiefs who are mentors on the new Creative Mentoring Project...

Two more Cannes Lions awards announced for 2019 while one scheme closes

Two more Cannes Lions awards announced for 2019 while one scheme closes

Ascential, the company behind the Cannes Lions International Festival of Creativity, has announced the launch of two new Lions awards and the closure of one other.

'Half the holding companies are in turmoil - I like our chances': PRWeek meets Richard Edelman

'Half the holding companies are in turmoil - I like our chances': PRWeek meets Richard Edelman

Danny Rogers asks the world's most powerful PR boss Richard Edelman whether his 'communications marketing' strategy is still on track to hit $1bn in annual revenues.

MDC revenue, net income down in Q2

MDC revenue, net income down in Q2

The holding company reported a drop in organic revenue of 1.7% in Q2.

Cannes Lions revenue down 9% but marketers spending more

Cannes Lions revenue down 9% but marketers spending more

This year's Cannes Lions festival made 9% less revenue than in 2017 owing to falls in both delegate numbers and awards entries resulting from Publicis Groupe sitting out the event and the organisers truncating the schedule.

Cannes Lions owner makes MD Jose Papa redundant

Cannes Lions owner makes MD Jose Papa redundant

Jose Papa, who had the job of running the Cannes Lions ad festival for the past two years, is being made redundant by the festival's owner Ascential.

If your answer to any youth or BME brief is 'Stormzy' then you know you've got a problem...

If your answer to any youth or BME brief is 'Stormzy' then you know you've got a problem...

If the PR industry wants to be more creative and win bigger briefs, it needs to attract talent from more diverse backgrounds and make brainstorms less 'shouty', agreed bosses at the PR Cannes Fringe.

PR Cannes Fringe: the group's favourite campaigns (and the ones they don't like)

PR Cannes Fringe: the group's favourite campaigns (and the ones they don't like)

Truly brave brand campaigns, often involving disruption of logos and corporate identity, have impressed the PR Cannes Fringe group this year, although Angie Moxham has been openly critical of the stunt-driven Paddy Power.

What I learned from taking my toddler to Cannes

What I learned from taking my toddler to Cannes

It's funny how closely a week at the Cannes International Festival of Creativity with my toddler mirrored exactly what it's like being a mom in general. It was an amazing, exhilarating, difficult, wonderful, draining, stressful, life-changing experience.

How can UK agencies do better at Cannes? The PR Fringe has the answers...

How can UK agencies do better at Cannes? The PR Fringe has the answers...

British PR agencies are attracted to Cannes Lions because it represents the zenith of creativity, but are failing there because they operate on smaller budgets and tend to focus on effectiveness rather than presentation.