Sunday May 31, 2020

Doing the Cannes can pay off

The Cannes Lions are the Oscars of the advertising industry and this year the Irish will be there in force.

21st June, 2015
Stephen Quinn, managing director, Atomic, and IAPI board member. Picture: Feargal Ward

Last year, just seven people from Ireland went to the Cannes Lions advertising awards. This year, more than 60 Irish delegates, from a range of ad agencies and post production houses, along with media owners and clients, will join a 10,000-strong crowd at one of the biggest events in the yearly advertising and marketing calendar.

Beginning today and running until Saturday, the Cannes Lions is more than just an awards ceremony, it’s a festival. Past speakers...

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