2022 Cannes Lions International Festival of Creativity

The PR Week podcast featuring Dawn Beauparlant

The PR Week: 6.30.2022 - Dawn Beauparlant, WE

WE’s chief client officer and president of North American talks Cannes, Supreme Court decisions and energy clients.

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WPP: Greenpeace is ‘right’ to protest but we will still work with energy clients

CEO Mark Read responds after Greenpeace protested about climate crisis at WPP beach at Cannes Lions.

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The metaverse is a very sexy, but much-hyped area to be in: Martin Sorrell

Cannes Lions 2022: Christian Deuringer and Sorrell discussed client-agency relationships, technology, and the importance of insights.

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Breakfast Briefing: 5 things for PR pros to know on Tuesday morning

Jan. 6 Committee schedules last-minute hearing; Democrats vent about White House response to Supreme Court; WPP CEO says holding company will continue to work with energy clients.

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Cannes Lions crowns agency, network and most creative company of the year 2022

Dentsu Creative Bengaluru, Ogilvy and WPP win most awarded titles.

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‘Long Live the Prince’ wins Titanium Grand Prix as Edelman bags a Gold at Cannes

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.

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‘A healing moment:' Healthcare marketing dispatches from Cannes 2022

Marketing leaders say campaigns honored at the French festival signified that brands are focusing on purpose-driven advertising.

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Breakfast Briefing: 5 things for PR pros to know on Friday morning

Latest from Cannes; Gun legislation passes Senate; Pride in PR: Valerie Berlin.

The Breakaway: The First eCycling Team for Prisoners

PR is the next trend at Cannes

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.

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Edelman wins Bronze PR Lion as category again dominated by creative firms

Edelman won a Bronze PR Lion for National Grid’s Green Light Signal campaign in the U.K. It also won in the Creative Data and Media categories, and Prime Weber Shandwick won Bronze in the Direct category.

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Breakfast Briefing: 5 things for PR pros to know on Thursday morning

Cannes Lions: Greenpeace protesters scale Palais in latest festival disruption; Publix not offering COVID vaccine to children under 5.

Cannes Lions: Greenpeace protesters scale Palais in latest festival disruption

There are high levels of security to enter the Palais with airport-style scanners.

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WPP and Ukraine unite for global campaign showing country open for business

Agencies in Ukraine, Poland and Czech Republic will work with the minister of culture and information policy of Ukraine.

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Breakfast Briefing: 5 things for PR pros to know on Wednesday morning

Cannes PR Lions shortlist revealed; Pride in PR: Kaitlyn Barclay.

Cannes PR Lions shortlist revealed

Global PR agencies including Edelman and Ketchum have received multiple nominations in the PR Lions shortlist, alongside work from smaller PR shops.

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Prime Weber Shandwick wins Gold Design Lion for H&M Foundation’s virtual fashion collection

The Billion Dollar Collection campaign aims to shape a more sustainable fashion industry.

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Cannes Lions 2022: 'Creativity is a superpower,' P&G's Marc Pritchard says

The CPG company's chief brand officer outlined why creativity is a force for growth.

'No awards on a dead planet': Cannes Lions winner crashes opening ceremony in environment protest

Activist Gustav Martner has formerly won awards for his work with cars and airlines.

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Cannes: Industry leaders announce coalition to fight bias in ad tech

Delta Air Lines, WPP, The 4A’s, the IAB, the Ad Council and other industry leaders back IBM in delivering an open source toolkit that enables the industry to use AI to mitigate bias in ad tech.

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Lions Health: 2022 Pharma, Health & Wellness winners

The Cannes Lions Health awards announced winners in the Pharma and Health & Wellness categories.