Bonjour, and happy June Solstice!
Today is the conclusion of my daily updates from Lions Cannes 2013, but as this week draws to a close, the discussion surrounding big ideas still continues.
After attending several events with major figures in digital advertising and marketing last night, including our own IAB Agency Advisory Board, I was fortunate enough to get a glimpse of media agencies in the future, courtesy of the new training ground lead by Dean of the Young Lions Media Academy, Maria Luisa Francoli. It is thrilling to see the next generation of media superstars made such a priority for advertisers around the world.
I also want to personally thank advertising legend Lee Clow, Chairman of TBWA\Media Arts Lab and Director of Media Arts, TBWA\Worldwide, as he is awarded the 2013 Lion of St. Mark for inspiring such a high level of creativity for more than 40 years and truly representing what the Cannes Lions International Festival of Creativity stands for. The vision from established legends like him and the passion from young lions make the road ahead in advertising look very promising.
As I bid you adieu for now, here are some of my highlights from Day 5: