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Exclusive : It’s three weeks today until the Innovation Festival opens at Cannes  … by Susan Perolls

Exclusive : It’s three weeks today until the Innovation Festival opens at Cannes … by Susan Perolls

by on June 1, 2016

By Susan Perolls, Cannes Innovation Correspondent for TheMarketingblog

It’s three weeks today until the Innovation Festival opens at Cannes, and so it feels that the countdown can finally begin. And with that, comes the excitement of anticipating what will be the biggest news and innovations we’ll see.

Given that the main Cannes Lions Advertising Festival is often called the ‘Grand Dame’ of industry events, it’s probably fair to say that the Innovation Festival, being in its second year, is seen by many as the upstart of La Croisette. It doesn’t yet have the kudos of its mother, not so far attracting the headline pullers like Gwyneth Paltrow, David Droga and Will Smith who are speaking at the main Festival.

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CANNT Week, alternative to Cannes Lions – Purple sponsorship

by on June 16, 2012

Purple, the leading recruitment consultant for the UK creative sector, is to sponsor an event in support of this year’s CANNT Festival (http://www.cannt.org/), the creative industry’s alternative to the Cannes Lions Advertising Festival which is run by Laura JB at Dare and Simon Gill at LBi. [more…]