Ketchum and Weber Shandwick have the biggest hauls of Lions at this year's Cannes Lions Festival of Creativity. Check out PRWeek's PR agencies medal table for 2019.
Essential learnings from 10 Lions-winning campaign case studies that represent the height of creativity on display at this year’s festival.
In this final of a three-part PRWeek special report, we hear from UK PR bosses about the importance of purpose, ESG and the tension that can exist while ‘doing the right thing’.
In this second of a three-part special report, we hear from UK PR bosses about diversification, experimentation and the battle for the social/digital space.
In this first of a three-part special report, PR bosses discuss how agencies can compete with advertising creativity to win a bigger slice of marketing budgets.
The much-lauded ‘Long Live the Prince’ by Engine London has won the Grand Prix at the Titanium Lions, as Edelman wins Gold in Sustainable Development for ‘See My Skin’ for Vaseline, on the final day of Cannes Lions.
There are high levels of security to enter the Palais with airport-style scanners.
With the Cannes Lions underway, creativity in PR is the focus of the latest episode of PRWeek's Beyond the Noise podcast.
Global PR agencies including Edelman and Ketchum have received multiple nominations in the PR Lions shortlist, alongside work from smaller PR shops.
More campaigns credited to PR agencies are included in the latest batches of Cannes Lions shortlists, as the International Festival of Creativity kicks off for 2022.
Out in the blazing Cannes sunshine, tensions exist because of a longstanding issue - that PR consistently loses out to above-the-line advertising, even in the PR category. Will the situation change in 2022?
WE’s chief client officer and president of North American talks Cannes, Supreme Court decisions and energy clients.
In-depth feedback from the PR Lions jury chair and other judges as PR firms once again take a back seat in their own category.
The staff of PRWeek US' sister publication, Campaign US, joins the podcast to chat all things Cannes.
The innovative creative dishes on what makes a great social and influencer campaign.
The automaker's CCO shares his observations on his first trip to Cannes Lions.
The WPP CEO clarifies what could've been seen as disparaging comments about the role of the chief communications officer.
Earned media took center stage as we met up with the CEO of the world's second-largest PR agency at ICCO's House of PR in Cannes. (Partner content)
Authenticity is the key to brand purpose - and communicating about it. We discussed this and related topics with the venerable agency CEO. (Partner content)
We caught up with the head of global comms and PR for the audio streaming service in Cannes.
As the last glug of overpriced rosé is drained and the marquees are packed away, the PR industry is once again left licking its wounds as it departs virtually lionless from its ‘own’ category.
PR agencies may once again have struck out in their own Lions category but earned media was an intrinsic part of every successful activation at the first in-person Festival of Creativity in three years.
From the editor-in-chief: Ignore the spin, Edelman’s sporting Grand Prix at Cannes reveals an evolving PR industryThe Knowledge
Having covered the Cannes Lions awards scheme and festival extensively since the PR category was introduced back in 2009, I was pleased to see some PR agencies doing well in categories other than PR and Social & Influencer this year, with at least one massive success and possibly more to come.
The annual smorgasbord of creativity and case studies is taking place virtually after a two-year hiatus – here’s what every PR pro needs to know about the results and trends so far.
The theme of this (summer) instalment of PRWeek is youth and optimism. Built around our annual 30 Under 30 project, we also draw on 'graduates' from recent years' schemes to give their views on the big issues facing the comms business.
Spare us the spin: You can't promote a 'smoke free future' in Cannes while selling cancer to Indonesia
Philip Morris International's crusade for a 'smoke free world' and Facebook's promise to better protect user privacy are a classic case of corporate double-speak. In many cases, brands that undermine their social purpose are better off not pretending to have one at all.
Whether you were on La Croisette in person, or watching from afar, PRWeek rounds up the essential takeaways from an inspirational week in one easy package.
Continued frustration for PR firms as this year's Cannes Festival of Creativity underlines that communications pros don't have a monopoly on earned media.
It has been another disappointing year for PR agencies at Cannes, but some comms shops are indeed proving their creative chops.
PR firms showed up pretty well in the sector's eponymous Lions category, but the shortlist was still dominated by advertising agencies.
PRWeek chatted with the Edelman MD ahead of the announcement of the Grand Prix winners at Cannes.
PRWeek editorial director Steve Barrett interviewed PR Lions jury president and Weber Shandwick CEO Gail Heimann about this year's award-winning work in the PR Lions.
Weber Shandwick CEO provides her perspectives on this year's winning work and identifies the most important trends for PR practitioners.