CANNES LIONS AWARDS: FIRST TIMER'S GUIDE


YOUR CREATIVE JOURNEY

PLAN

July to February

Setting up your Awards strategy and appoint an Awards person

Identify the work you'd like to submit

Our Awards Experts can help you to plan

CREATE

October to April

Create an account

Gather key information about your work

Produce entry materials

Get in touch for entry process support

FESTIVAL & JUDGING

June

Attend thought-leading sessions revealing trends & themes from the work

Hear directly from Jurors at Inside the Jury Room sessions

Celebrate trophy winners at the Awards Shows

CONSIDER

October to March

Consider where to enter your work.

Download our Entry Kits

Learn about what's new for 2020/2021 Awards

Sign up for the Awards Live Briefings

Check the rules & eligibility

Book your 1:1 with an Awards Expert

SUBMIT

January to April

Submit your work with all entry materials finalised

Speak to our Awards Experts if you are struggling to meet the final deadline

Be ready to respond to our Awards Team if we have any questions about your work during the process of preparing your entries for judging.

CONTINUE YOUR CREATIVE JOURNEY

June to October

Take inspiration from shortlisted & winning work

Benchmark your work & discover Awards insights and commentary

Share insights and key takeaways with your team

Study the LIONS Global Creativity Report, the leading global resource for benchmarking creativity and effectiveness.

Develop an award-winning culture that raises your creative bar

Look out for local events hosted by our Festival Representatives

WE'RE HERE TO HELP

Our Awards Experts have created a mini-series of Live Briefings, including ‘What’s New for Awards’, ‘How to Enter’, and best-practice advice from past jury members for ‘How to Craft Your Entry’, to help you give your work the best possible chance of success.

Get in touch with the team to book your session