Cannes Lions' longtime leader, chief spokesman, and a figure many viewed as the heart and soul of the global creativity festival will be moving on after the 2018 event ends.
Lions Health still stands as a separate two-day event, despite a sweeping revamp of the Cannes Lions festival, disappointing some who decried its lack of full integration within the larger program.
French holding company Publicis has welcomed the raft of changes announced to the Cannes Lions festival Monday, while others have given it a more cautious welcome.
Procter & Gamble has revived the campaign with a new spot tackling the lack of confidence during puberty.
The 2017 Cannes Lions festival earned revenues of about $820 million for its owner Ascential, despite "slightly reduced" award entry and delegate numbers, the company's half-year results say.
The president of the 2017 Lions Health pharma jury shares campaigns that incorporate technology, innovation, and creative thinking to impact behaviors and change lives.
The key to a successful ad? Think simple with an unexpected twist.
"If you harness data and creative to make a real connection to your audience, people will follow the bread crumbs and seek information about your product," said Cannes Lions Health judge John Reid.
It's time for meetings that revolve around rosé on the Carlton Terrace. It's also time for the professional creative inferiority complex to pop up for people who make pharma ads.
Industry criticism can create opportunities for drugmakers and other healthcare organizations to create a stronger narrative.
Curious what a 2016 Lions Health judge thinks about creativity? Here's what defines behavior-changing creativity for Guidemark Health's Tina Fascetti.
Lions Health, launched in 2014, generated $1.9 million in revenue last year.
The inspirational value is clear for Lions Health attendees, but there is still confusion about what good looks like for branded pharma campaigns, and how the US fits in.