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Contract Disputes Ironed Out

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LONDON (AdAgeGlobal.com) -- The International Advertising Festival will once again be held in Cannes in June 2001.

In August festival organizers were threatening to move the event to Barcelona, Spain, due to a disagreement with city officials over technical and legal disputes relating to a five-year contract signed last year.

Losing the ad festival to another European city would have been an ironic fate for Cannes, where the recently elected mayor is longtime French advertising executive Bernard Brochand.

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