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Cannes Lions 60th Festival Opens For Delegate Registration

London, Jan 18, 2013 - (ACN Newswire) - Celebrating 60 years of creativity this year, the Cannes Lions International Festival of Creativity has opened for delegate registrations.

Delegates can choose from a range of packages, including 7-day, 4-day and 3-day registrations, all providing access to unrivalled world-class content and stimulating exhibitions showcasing the best of global creativity in communications. For the younger Lions, special discounted packages are available for young creatives, young account executives, young marketers and students, helping to provide the next generation with invaluable learning opportunities. All Festival attendees are eligible for preferential rates on accommodation. The online accommodation guide offers possibilities for all budgets and preferences and can be viewed on the website at: www.canneslions.com/the_festival/accommodation.cfm.

Launching this year, the Cannes Lions Premier Package is the Festival's new and exclusive VIP package. Alongside all of the benefits of a full registration it also offers a guaranteed room at one of the 5* hotels on the Croisette, a VIP registration to avoid having to wait in line for badge collection, entry to the VIP areas at the Opening and Closing Galas, a reserved seat at all four Awards Ceremonies and a chauffeured limousine pick-up and drop-off at Nice airport. Only a limited number of Premier Packages, which go on sale today, are available to purchase.

"What Cannes Lions offers is a unique environment in which delegates can truly immerse themselves in creativity. Delegates can find inspiration, learning and networking opportunities throughout the week, and it is they who make the Festival the special event that it is. The 60th Festival is set to be an exceptional seven days and a true celebration of the industry's achievements. We look forward to bringing the global creative communities together in June," says Philip Thomas, CEO of Lions Festivals.

The 2013 Festival will run between 16-22 June and will see a packed week of over 50 seminars delivered by world renowned speakers, more than 20 hands-on learning workshops, the return of The Forum with themed sessions offering in-depth insights, dedicated technology content with TechTalk, exhibitions of the greatest global work, four awards ceremonies and two galas. Alongside this, multiple academies and Young Lions competitions will run throughout the seven days helping to nurture and drive fresh talent.

Once again, the Berlin School of Creative Leadership will team up with Cannes Lions for the Cannes Creative Leaders Programme; a two week training initiative that takes place in Berlin and Cannes giving participants the tools, insights and actionable ideas to help them lead with more creative excellence in their organisations. Details of how to be part of this exclusive programme can be found on the website at www.canneslions.com/talent_training/creative_leaders.cfm.

Anyone wishing to be part of the 60th Festival of Creativity can view the available packages and find details of how to register at www.canneslions.com.

About Cannes Lions International Festival of Creativity

The 60th Cannes Lions International Festival of Creativity will be held 16-22 June 2013, in Cannes, France. The Festival, also known as Cannes Lions, is the world's leading celebration of creativity in communications. Founded in 1954, the Festival takes place every June in Cannes, France. As the most prestigious international annual advertising and communications awards, over 34,300 entries from all over the world are showcased and judged at the Festival. Winning companies receive the highly coveted Lion trophy, a global benchmark of creative excellence in the categories of Film, Print, Outdoor, Interactive, Radio, Design, Promo & Activation, Film Craft, Mobile, Branded Entertainment and Integrated advertising, as well as the best Media, Direct, PR, Titanium and Creative Effectiveness ideas. The Festival is also the only truly global meeting place for advertisers, advertising and communication professionals. More than 11,000 delegates from 95 countries attend a week-long programme of exhibitions, screenings and talks by worldwide thought leaders. As the networking and learning opportunity of the year, Cannes Lions is the must-attend event for anyone involved in brand communications. For further information, please visit www.canneslions.com.

Source: Cannes Lions International Festival of Creativity

Amanda Benfell
PR & Press Manager, Lions Festivals
T: +44-20-3033-4000
E: [email protected]
U: www.canneslions.com

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