Weber Shandwick, Golin, Edelman, Ketchum, Taylor Herring and Naked Communications have won PR Lions for idea creation, but ad agencies again dominate the haul - and a campaign against tampon tax rates wins the Grand Prix.
From females and Fortnite to billboards and blanks, PRWeek has rounded up its five top Cannes Lions campaigns. Vote below for your favourite.
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.
Francis Ingham, director general of the PRCA, says the annual Cannes Lions Festival of Creativity remains the ultimate showcase of creative work, despite a low Middle Eastern representation.
Cannes slammed for placing Philip Morris on 'Good Track' while it runs cigarette campaigns in Indonesia
Philip Morris International's involvement in Cannes Lions' 'Good Track' has been criticised after it emerged the tobacco giant has launched new cigarette brands and run new ad campaigns in Indonesia and Israel.
A sunburnt and exhausted Flack brings the gossip from the International Festival of Creativity.
The Blank Edition, by Impact BBDO Dubai for An-Nahar newspaper, won the top prize in the Print and Publishing category at Cannes Lions this week.
The Whopper Detour campaign won a list of PR credits at the Cannes Lions.
The Omnicom Group firm was listed as the PR shop behind the chain's Keeping Fortnite Fresh effort.
Group staged sit-in protest during festival.
P&G's lead marketer was reflecting on images of masculinity in marketing and the fallout from Gillette's controversial The Best Men Can Be campaign.
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.
The MD of global client strategy at Edelman talks about her role with the international festival.
The principal at Flashpoint PR discusses her experience judging with sports, film, and creative professionals.
We're on location this week at the Cannes Lions Festival with the co-founder of Kirshenbaum Bond Senecal + Partners.
Jones participates in a quick Q&A about P&G's efforts to increase both gender and ethnic diversity within its ranks.
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.
An expectant PR industry is once again heading to the South of France for its annual pilgrimage to try and crack the code of winning in the PR Lions.
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.
Is the disappointing performance of PR becoming a deterrent to submitting to the festival at this point?
A taste of the South of France.
The winners of the 2018 PR Lions exhibited very similar characteristics to previous years, with creative agencies dominating PR firms' home turf once again - but there was encouragement in other Cannes categories.
British consultancies had a very strong year in the earned media element of Cannes Lions 2018. Unfortunately, they weren't PR agencies.
PRWeek chatted with the Edelman MD ahead of the announcement of the Grand Prix winners at Cannes.
Video: Stuart Smith reacts to 2018 PR Lions - 'We're not showing the marketing world what really matters'
The PR Lions jury president on PR-centric market trends and what the industry must do to gain recognition at Cannes.
Cannes Lions' managing director addresses recent controversies and how he's worked to address pain points.
PRWeek chats with IBM Watson's Mark Simpson at the Cannes Lions International Festival of Creativity.
PRWeek talks with AKQA executive creative director Duan Evans at the Cannes Lions International Festival of Creativity.
PRWeek catches up with Chad Latz, chief innovation officer at Cohn & Wolfe, at the Cannes Lions International Festival of Creativity.
PRWeek chats with filmmakers Josh Gordon and Will Speck at the Cannes Lions International Festival of Creativity.
PRWeek chats with Guillaume Herbette at the Cannes Lions International Festival of Creativity.
PRWeek talks with Ketchum CEO Rob Flaherty at the Cannes Lions International Festival of Creativity.
Steve Barrett catches up with WPP CEO Martin Sorrell at the Cannes Lions International Festival of Creativity.