Sound idea helps Rothco scoop Cannes award

A creative director’s chat with his sibling about speech therapy resulted in the Dublin ad agency claiming the top prize at the 2021 Cannes Lions Festival of Creativity

10th July, 2021
Sound idea helps Rothco scoop Cannes award
Zara Flynn, managing director at Rothco. Picture: Fergal Phillips

As creative lightbulb moments go, this one is rather special. A conversation with a family member who happened to be a speech therapist has resulted in an Irish agency scooping top prize at the 2021 Cannes Lions Festival of Creativity.

Rothco, the creative agency owned by Accenture Interactive, was awarded a Grand Prix award at 2021 Cannes. It was one of four awards won by the Dublin-based company, which was first founded in 1995 and acquired...

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