U.S. YOUNG LIONS COMPETITION 2018
The PRC will once again sponsor the U.S. Young Lions Competition this year. The competition asks teams of two PR professionals (30 years or younger) to create a communications campaign based on a brief provided by NCM, the Cannes partner for the USA. The winning team will attend the Cannes Lions Festival to participate in the global Young Lions competition on behalf of the USA. Registration is now open.
Note that registration will close on February 15th. This date is firm; no exceptions allowed. The brief will be sent to all teams on February 21st and is due on March 5th. Winners will be announced in early May.
Access the “Young Lions” tab for all registration information.
Contact Susan.Lilley@ncm.com with questions.
Please be sure to read the “Official Rules”, included on the registration page, as they are important to all competitors.
2017 CANNES LIONS RESOURCE CENTER
The Cannes Lions International Festival of Creativity believes creativity is the driving force for business, for change and for good. The awards set a global benchmark for what good creative looks like, and the annual Festival connects those with a similar vision – all of which encompasses what we do as communications professionals.
The PR Council’s Cannes Lions Resource Center is your go-to resource for perspectives and information on the recent Cannes Lions International Festival of Creativity.
Behind the Scenes with Cannes US Jury Members
Watch a conversation with six Cannes Lions 2017 jury members from the US in which they share key insights from behind the scenes in the jury room. Learn their POV – what wins, surprises from this year, tips and advice on entering, and their thoughts on the state of the industry.
Join six Cannes Lions 2017 jury members from the US as they share key insights from behind the scenes in the jury room. Learn their POV – what wins, surprises from this year, tips and advice on entering, and their thoughts on the state of the industry.
Posted by PR Council on Thursday, July 20, 2017
Caroline Dettman, Chief Creative & Community Officer, Golin
Daryl McCullough, Chief Executive Officer & Global Chairman, Citizen Relations
Karen VanBergen, Chief Executive Officer, Omnicom Public Relations Group
Rema Vasan, Global Client Engagement Director, MSLGROUP
Kym White, Global Chair, Health Sector, Edelman
Campaigns to Watch
The following campaigns represent some of the best winning work at Cannes.
Titanium Grand Prix, Glass Grand Prix, Outdoor Grand Prix, PR Grand Prix, PR Gold Lion, PR Silver Lion
2 Silver PR Lions, 1 Bronze PR Lion
Boost Your Voice – Boost Mobile
Integrated Grand Prix, Promo & Activation Grand Prix
2 PR Gold Lions
Meet Graham – Transport Accident Commission Victoria
Health & Wellness Grand Prix, Cyber Grand Prix, PR Gold Lion, 3 PR Silver Lions
CareCounts – Whirlpool
Creative Data Grand Prix, PR Gold Lion, 2 PR Bronze Lions
Perspectives from Senior Leadership
Cannes 2017: Insights – Karen Van Bergen, CEO, Omnicom PR Group
Trends from Cannes and Beyond – Daryl McCullough, Chief Executive Officer & Global Chairman, Citizen
You Say You Want a Revolution? – Renee Wilson, President, PR Council
Holy Grail – The Cannes Experience – Sara Ghazaii, Vice President, Director of Communications, PR Council
U.S. PR Young Lions
The 2017 winners of the U.S. PR Young Lions competition are Patty Bloom and Rachel Carlisle, Ketchum Chicago. Patty and Rachel created a communications campaign (view their entry here) based on a brief provided by MCM , the Cannes Lions partner for the USA. They attended the Cannes Lions International Festival of Creativity and competed in the global Young Lions competition on behalf of the USA. Read their blog for more insights into the competition day!← Back