Cannes Lions 2018 - The 65th International Festival of Creativity

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Cannes Lions has been championing creativity since 1954.

Today, it’s the world’s biggest festival and awards for the creative and marketing communications, entertainment, design and tech industries.


The Festival in numbers

16,000+ Attendees
4,700+ Companies
28% C-Suite
30% Brand + Media Owners
40,000+ Entries
390+ Jury Members

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Hundreds of world-class thinkers, cultural superstars, award-winning creatives and brand leaders from across the world will take to the stage at Cannes Lions 2018. They're ready to inspire you across the nine content tracks.

Networking at Cannes Lions

Create commerce at Cannes Lions when you meet the world's biggest brands and budget holders, the most creative and award-winning agencies, and the most innovative platforms and media owners with the Networking Pass.
The new-look Networking Pass includes access to exclusive meeting spaces inside the Palais des Festivals and the ability to connect with the delegates via the official app, as well as dedicated networking events throughout the week. Learn more here

Programme available online here

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Lions Health | 18 - 19 June

Creativity with the power to change lives


Lions Health is a dedicated two-day event within Cannes Lions. It is the only place in the world to experience talks from leading pharma, healthcare, wellness, biotech and medical marketing practitioners. It is built to deliver the insights, ideas, tools and techniques that lead to life-changing outcomes.

Lions Health attracts everyone from world-leading pharma and biotech companies to the CMOs and brand leaders at cutting-edge diagnostics firms and healthcare manufacturers. It's where you'll meet award-winning creatives from healthcare marketing agencies, the founders of the new disruptive players and the investors facilitating change.

FInd the programme for Lions Health here

Register online for Lions Health here


Enter the contest for one of the prestigious Lion Health Awards here


The Health & Wellness Lions celebrate creativity for personal wellbeing. Communications entered here will need to demonstrate an inspired approach to consumer healthcare; that is exceptionally engaging work which promotes non-prescription products and services, publically educates to allow self-diagnosis or facilitates pro-active personal care.

  • All work entered in Health & Wellness has been created specifically for or by a health and personal wellbeing related brand / service.
  • All entries must be evidence based and adhere to our principle of life changing creativity.
  • There is no overall limit to how many times the same piece of work can be entered into Health & Wellness as long as the categories and mediums chosen are relevant.
  • Entrants may only submit a campaign in either Pharma Lions or Health & Wellness Lions, not both.


The Pharma Lions celebrate creative communications from pharmaceutical clients and services surrounding this highly-regulated industry. Practitioners, patients and targeted consumers; that is work that brings science and innovation to life, facilitating diagnosis, prescription, disease mitigation or illness management.

Pharma Lions champion the need for medicine and therapeutic care. Communications in this arena bear the responsibility of introducing new innovations, establishing standards of care and advocating for the industry within a context that is often emotionally charged and sometimes full of controversy. These communications must navigate debates about patient rights, policies and politics, society and humanity. Often delivered in healthcare settings, they require a significant level of appropriateness and respect for the people who treat or suffer from medical conditions. Some communications are delivered through a healthcare professional. Many are subject to regulatory review. All are created specifically for medical and therapeutic clients and services.

  • All work entered into Pharma Lions has been created specifically to shape understanding of medical conditions, drive their treatment and/or advocate for the development or provision of those treatments.
  • Industry institutions include pharmaceuticals, biopharmaceuticals, biotechnology, bioinnovations, medical devices, diagnostics, life sciences research, clinics, hospitals, healthcare systems, governments and advocacy organizations for human and veterinary health.
  • There is no overall limit to how many times the same piece of work can be entered into Pharma as long as the categories chosen are relevant.




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