Ad Age et Cannes

June 16, 2019 June 21, 2019

After a somewhat down year, Cannes Lions appears to be back in full swing—and we’ll be there to give it a push.

Come find us to say hi (especially if you have tips, scoops or rosé). And if you want to keep tabs on the action, we'll also be giving you a rundown each day with our nightly Cannes wrap up. Sign up for our Cannes special edition newsletter here.

Here's our agenda for the week:

Ad Age Remotely

Monday, June 17 – Friday, June 21
Our latest editorial video series hits the road to bring you ever closer to this year's hopefuls and heavy hitters with on-the-ground video every day, throughout the day. Catch in on Sponsored by Salesforce.


Your data is biased, now what?

Tuesday, June 18 | 8:30 a.m.
Hôtel Martinez | 73 Blvd. de la Croisette, Terrace
Hosted by Ad Age and Weber Shandwick, this breakfast panel will explore what brands and marketers can do to prevent and address gender, racial, and economic inequality in our data. RSVP here.


Bonin Bough, Founder and Chief Growth Officer, Bonin Ventures
Caroline Criado Perez, Author, Invisible Women
Adam Cutler, IBM Distinguished Designer, AI Design and Cognitive Enterprises
Moderated by Gail Heimann, President, Weber Shandwick


Inside the Lion's Head tour

Tuesday, June 18 | 2:00 p.m.
Start: Palais des Festivals | End: Facebook Beach
Hosted by Ad Age Associate Creativity Editor I-Hsien Sherwood and Deloitte Digital, this curated, invite-only tour gives our high-level attendees an insider’s look at Cannes favorites courtesy of the creatives who helped dream them up. Email [email protected] for more details.


Edelman and Ad Age Trust in Influencers lunch

Wednesday, June 19 | 12:00 p.m. – 1:30 p.m.
Whalar Cabana (look for the Whale tail entrance adjacent to Facebook Beach, across Le Majestic Barriere Hotel)
Hosted by Richard Edelman and Ad Age President and Publisher Josh Golden, this salon-style discussion will reveal the findings from Edelman’s exclusive report: Trust in Influencers. RSVP here.


Richard Edelman, President and CEO, Edelman
Amanda Glasgow, Global Brand Chair, Edelman
Meredith Herman, VP of Global Content and PR Lead, GSK
Moderator: Josh Golden, President and Publisher, Ad Age


Creativity in the Connected Living Room

Wednesday, June 19 | 1:15p.m.
Innovid | Le Rooftop | 67 Blvd. de la Croisette
Moderated by Ad Age Editor at Large Jack Neff, this panel of creative leaders will share some of the ways that connected TV is redefining the boundaries of creativity in television advertising and creating new opportunities to engage consumers. Request your VIP invitation here.


Lisa Valentino, Executive VP of Client and Brand Solutions, Disney
Tariq Mahmoud, Director of International Sales and Strategy, Roku
Tal Chalozin, Chief Technology Officer and Co-Founder, Innovid
Kathy Kayse, Chief Media Outreach and Strategic Partnerships Officer, The Ad Council
Pooja Midha, President, TrueX


Ad Age Cannes Lawn Party

Wednesday, June 19 | 5:30 p.m. – 7:30 p.m.
Le Grand Hotel
Our annual cocktail soiree and Young Creatives Cover winner celebration returns to the lawn of Le Grand Hotel. Sponsored by Dove. 


Chief Creatives on the Beach

Thursday, June 20 | 1:00 p.m. – 2:00 p.m.
Cannes Lions Beach
Moderated by Ad Age Creativity Editor Ann-Christine Diaz, hear from some of the world’s best award-winning creatives on what keeps them awake at night, what work has inspired them and which new trends are worth following. Click here for more details.


Future of Creativity conversation

Thursday, June 20 | 4:30 p.m. – 7:30 p.m.
Open Mic beach club | 64 Blvd. de la Croisette
Hosted by Philip Morris International, and Ad Age, this panel of award-winning young creatives will explore what the future of creativity looks like. Dinner and a performance by a special musical guest to follow. RSVP here.


Sheba Lee, Design Student, Miami Ad School Atlanta
Katie Loeb, Director of Brand and Strategy,
Mya Passmore, Copywriting Graduate, Miami Ad School Atlanta
Matthew Tennant, Digital Chief of Staff, Philip Morris International
Arnel Villanueva, Associate Creative Director, BBDO Guerrero
Heidi Waldusky, Associate Publisher and General Manager of Marketing and Brand, Ad Age
Justine Watkins, Co-Founder, Leader, Mentor, Advisor