What Advertising’s Top Leaders Are Saying About Cannes Lions Going Online-Only for 2021

Global agency chiefs praise the move as responsible and potentially even expansive

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The advertising awards festival typically attracts about 12,000 attendees. Cannes Lions

Most years, the Cannes Lions International Festival of Creativity in France attracts the world’s most prominent advertising leaders to meet their clients in the sunshine and network with—and poach—industry talent. It’s an event where a lot of business happens, connections get forged and deals get made.

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