The wait is almost over...
This June, will see marketers from around the world come together to celebrate the industry’s best at the Cannes Lions Festival of Creativity. As Europe’s largest marketing publication, The Drum team will of course be present to provide you with exciting events and editorial coverage.
We will be hosting a range of activities, roundtables and panel discussions with industry giants including Facebook, Microsoft and Adobe. It was tough, but we’ve also made room for an exclusive yacht party too!
The Drum team will provide daily videos throughout the week so we look forward to inviting you on board and first in line for all the hot topics, trends and action from this year’s festival. To see what we are up to and where you can get involved, take a look at our agenda below.
Creative Transformation Breakfast
Weds 14th June | 9am – 10.30am
Location: Hackney House, London
To kick start our events at Cannes, we invite you to a breakfast where we will be discussing creativity and how the industry is responding to the changing digital landscape.
With limited places available, we encourage you to sign up to reserve your place. Register here
|Roundtable Event with Appboy
Tuesday 20th June | 10am - 12pm
Location: The Drum Yacht at Cannes
Check our Cannes Hub for updates from the event.
|The Cannes Issue - Launch Party
Wednesday 21st June |7pm - 10pm
Location: The Drum Yacht, Cannes
Our award-winning editorial team will be celebrating the launch of our special Cannes edition at The Drum's private yacht. For more information, register here
Beyond The Cookie with Adobe & Publicis
Wednesday 21st June | 10:15am – 11:00am
Location: The Majestic Hotel, Majestic Barrière, 10 La Croisette, 06400,
A panel of experts from Adobe and Publcis Europe will share insights on how to build a strategy based on consumers' real motivations, desires and needs.
Hosted by The Drum's Managing Director, Justin Pearse, our speakers will explore how marketers can move beyond cookies to access and activate data to identify the most valuable consumers, determine the strategy, experience and content to drive growth and profitability at scale. Register here
|Panel Event with Microsoft
Wednesday 21st June | 5pm – 7pm
Location: Cannes location to be confirmed
For more information, please contact firstname.lastname@example.org
|The Drum & Facebook present: The Creative & Tech Panel
Weds 21st June | 11am – 12pm
Location: Facebook’s Beach Stage "Face to Face" — located across from Hôtel Barrière Le Majestic — Cannes
The Drum and Facebook continue the conversation from our special Cannes edition and join forces for an exclusive panel discussion. Speakers will highlight creative themes and developing tech reshaping the industry.
Read our latest interview with Facebook here and get in contact with email@example.com for event details.
|Panel Event with Freewheel
Thursday 22nd June | 11:15am – 12:15pm
Location: FreeWheel’s beach - Plage Goéland, Boulevard de la Croisette, Cannes
Contact firstname.lastname@example.org for more event details.
SPECIAL CANNES EDITION OF THE DRUM
Pick up a FREE copy at Cannes from 17 June
To coincide with this year’s Cannes Lions, The Drum will publish a very special issue, guest-edited by Facebook's chief operating officer Sheryl Sandberg, Mark D’Arcy, VP, chief creative officer of the Facebook Creative Shop and Nicola Mendelsohn, Facebook VP of EMEA.
The Drum invited Facebook to contribute to this special issue which explores the intersection of creativity and technology. Expanding on this theme, the magazine covers a range of topics including equality, brand social responsibility, talent and female leadership. This issue is jam-packed with content to celebrate and inspire future makers and innovators so we advise you to grab a copy while they last.
Pick up a free magazine from the Palais and Facebook's beach hub or join The Drum community here.
THE DRUM ONLINE
There’s no need to avoid those ‘wish you were here’ posts. Whether you’re at Cannes or in the office, we’ll keep you updated and looking forward to our updates from the festival. The Drum will be hard at work providing you with all the latest news, daily highlights and exclusive videos online. Follow us for live updates across at our Cannes Hub, Twitter and Instagram pages.