2022 Cannes Lions International Festival of Creativity

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Wendy Clark poised to step down as global CEO of Dentsu International

Ex-DDB boss has been CEO since September 2020.

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Growth in WPP’s PR arm slows in Q2

Growth in WPP’s PR division slowed in the second quarter of 2022, with revenue up 7.3 per cent on a like-for-like basis to £283m.

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Arthur Sadoun: Clients are still spending but there are fewer pitches and ‘clouds’ over 2023

Publicis CEO talks after upgrading growth forecast at Q2 results.

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Omnicom farmers have been replaced by hunters

This week’s holding company financials provided valuable insight into the likely impact of a recession on the PR economy and suggested the sector is continuing on a growth trajectory even in these troubled times.

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IPG PR firms register mid-single-digit growth in Q2

The holding company as a whole reported a 7.9% organic net revenue increase in Q2.

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McCann comms vet Jeremy Miller jumps to Dentsu

Miller will lead global communications for the Japanese holding company, growing its leadership team in North America.

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Safety, shopping, SMEs: Inside TikTok's plans to conquer the social media world

TikTok's global leaders on how they plan to attract 'millions' of advertisers.

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Cannes 2022: It’s all about the work

Essential learnings from 10 Lions-winning campaign case studies that represent the height of creativity on display at this year’s festival.

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

Corey duBrowa revitalizes Google’s internal comms; Firehouse Strategies secures major investment.

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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.

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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.