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The Globe and Mail is the Official Cannes Lions Festival Representative in Canada

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International Festival
of Creativity

Official Canadian Program Page

Daily coverage of 2023 Cannes Lions

June 19 – June 23, 2023

Fresh insights and perspectives

To capture learnings from key speakers during the festival, The Globe’s daily coverage will be headed by Katherine Scarrow, General Manager, Globe Content Studio

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On the ground in Cannes

Our on-the-ground coverage will include perspectives of what’s happening at Cannes Lions for the Canadian community plus highlights of notable creativity from around the world. 

Karen Howe, President of The Township Group, Young Lions Judge and Coach and member of the Cannes Canada Advisory Board, will focus on creativity, creative impact, creative culture & talent.

Shannon Lewis, President, CMDC, Young Lions Judge and Coach, and member of the Cannes Canada Advisory Board, will focus her coverage on highlights and learnings from a media lens, industry landscape, futurescape.

Sonia Carreno, President, IAB Canada and member of the Cannes Canada Advisory Board, will focus on the digital, media, and futurescape.

Marcin Zerek, Head of Trade Marketing at The Globe and Mail, will focus on brand marketing, building communities, DEI, creative process & tools.

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The Globe and Mail is the official Canadian representative of Cannes Lions  — the world’s most prestigious and coveted advertising and marketing awards. Cannes Lions celebrates creativity through spotlighting best-in-class work from over 100 countries around the world. 

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Canadian Cannes Advisory Board

The Board provides strategic insights and supports the Cannes Lions agenda in the Canadian market. Comprised of leaders across media, marketing and industry, the Board champions the value of creativity and amplifies Canadian talent and work on the global stage.

Canadian Cannes Lions Jurors

To be on a Cannes Lions jury is the highest accolade in the industry. Canada’s 2024 juror nominations are now open.  Visit the Nominate a juror page for more information. 


Connect & Inspire

Cannes Lions is a global hub for inspiration and while some are lucky enough to experience the Festival, we work to bring relevant insights back to Canada.

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Young Lions Competition

For advertising and marketing professionals ages 30 and under, Young Lions is the official qualifying competition in Canada to compete in the global competitions at Cannes Lions. Notably, this event serves as a platform for young talent to showcase their skills and gain recognition within the industry.

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