Cannes Lions 2018

"Brands: Get ahead of a problem that matters to consumers" - Pete Khoury

With the local creative gaze now firmly focused on the Loeries in Durban in just 7 weeks' time, I caught up with Pete Khoury of TBWA\Hunt\Lascaris and the Creative Circle, for insights into what it takes for brands in the 21st century to get ahead...

By Leigh Andrews 29 Jun 2018

Akon's building a Senegalese 'smart city' with his cryptocurrency 'Akoin'

An announcement you may have missed from Cannes Lions: There's a new cryptocurrency soon to be launched, but it won't be taking its name from any memes or computer jargon. Instead, it'll be launched by Senegalese musician Akon...

By Andy Walker 28 Jun 2018

CMO Growth Council launched by Cannes Lions and ANA

The new CMO Growth Council will frame the future growth agenda for brands on the global stage...

17 Apr 2018

Record year for Cannes Lions entries

CANNES, FRANCE: A total of 28 828 entries from 90 countries (725 from SA) have been submitted to the Cannes Lions 58th International Festival of Creativity, the international annual awards for creative advertising and communications. This is the most entries in the history of the festival.

1 Jun 2011