June 16-21st
Cannes, France

Adweek will be at the center of the action at this year’s Cannes Lions to connect some of the most influential voices for insightful discussions and spotlight outstanding creative across all our content platforms, from remarkable innovation to exceptional execution.

Join us throughout the week for culture, creativity, community, conversation and, of course, chilled rosé.


Sunday, June 16, 7:00-9:00pm
Kick-off Soirée
JW Marriott Rooftop
Monday - Thursday
Adweek Insights Studio
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Monday, June 17, 12:00-1:30pm
Luncheon: Creating Experiences within the Currency of Customer Loyalty
JW Marriott Rooftop
As brands strive for more meaningful relationships with their customers, they must reimagine their approach to become more relevant in their lives. To drive true loyalty, American Express and Marriott International have successfully used the power of partnerships to propel deeper engagement. They’ve empowered their customers to pursue their passions through the transformative nature of experiences.   Join Adweek to learn from two innovative senior marketing leaders, Elizabeth Rutledge, Chief Marketing Officer, American Express, and Karin Timpone, Global Marketing Officer, Marriott International, on maximizing the right partnerships for your brand and uniquely bringing them life to create and maintain loyal customers. 
Elizabeth Rutledge
Chief Marketing Officer, American Express
Karin Timpone
Global Marketing Officer, Marriott International
Lisa Granatstein
Editor, SVP, Programming, Adweek
Monday, June 17, 5:00-7:00pm
Cocktails & Conversations: Targeting the Right Customers: How Retail Sales Data Can Power Advertising
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It’s time we break down the walled gardens and begin demanding more. More transparency, more first party, quality data and more brand positive environments. It’s time we start reimaging media planning and buying. Join Adweek’s Editor, SVP, Programming Lisa Granatstein as she discusses the future of programmatic with Kristi Argyilan, President of Roundel, Media and Andrew Casale President and CEO of Index Exchange.
Andrew Casale
President and CEO, Index Exchange
Kristi Argyilan
President, Roundel
Lisa Granatstein
Editor, SVP, Programming, Adweek
Tuesday, June 18, 10:30-11:30am
Terrasse Talk: Dialing Up Diversity: Verizon’s D&I Pledge and Its Impact on Retention
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In 2016, Verizon Communications made a pledge to diversify its workplace and ensure its agencies were following suit. Diego Scotti, Chief Marketing Officer of Verizon, now explains why investing in D&I is good business and shares the findings gleaned from Verizon’s groundbreaking Retention Study.
Diego Scotti
EVP, Chief Marketing Officer, Verizon
Lisa Granatstein
Editor, SVP, Programming, Adweek
Tuesday, June 18, 4:30-5:30pm
Adweek Editors' Meet and Greet
JW Marriott Rooftop
Tuesday, June 18, 5:30-7:30pm
Adweek Creative 100 Celebration
JW Marriott Rooftop
Featuring What is Creative Impact? A panel discussion on the efficacy of creative campaigns beyond the sales number. As well as, a conversation with SoulPancake's co-founders.
Jaclyn Ruelle
Managing Director, Cultural Impact and Brand Communications, The Martin Agency
Sergio Gordilho
Co-President and Chief Creative Officer, Africa
John Partilla
Chief Executive Officer, Screenvision Media
David Griner
Creative and Innovation Editor, Adweek
Shabnam Mogharabi
GM and co-founder, SoulPancake
Rainn Wilson
Co-founder, SoulPancake 
Wednesday, June 19, 10:30-11:30am
Terrasse Talk: How Visa’s Commitment to Innovation Helps Drive Consumer Engagement
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Join Lynne Biggar, Visa’s Chief Marketing and Communications Officer, to hear how the evolving payment landscape is shaping the brand’s consumer experience and marketing strategy.
Lynne Biggar
EVP, Chief Marketing and Communications Officer, Visa
Lisa Granatstein
Editor, SVP, Programming, Adweek
Wednesday, June 19, 5:00-7:00pm
Cocktails & Conversations: Why Marketers Need to Be Conscious About Unconscious Bias
JW Marriott Suites
Kasha Cacy
Global Chief Executive Officer, Engine
Lisa Granatstein
Editor, SVP, Programming, Adweek
Thursday, June 20, 10:30-11:30am
Terrasse Talk: Here to Serve You: How Dunkin’ Retooled Its Brand Strategy for Peak Customer Experience
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Tony Weisman
Chief Marketing Officer, Dunkin' U.S.
Lisa Granatstein
Editor, SVP, Programming, Adweek



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