Catch us at Cannes Lions

This year, we'll have an action-packed program featuring insights on industry hot topics; hands-on innovation; creativity in action; plenty of opportunities to meet industry experts old and new, including our Accenture Interactive family; and more.

Location
PALAIS DES FESTIVALS
1 Boulevard de la Croisette, 06400 Cannes, France

Meet us at the main stage

This year, our speaker sessions feature unique ideas, insights and perspectives from our Accenture Interactive family across the globe. And we have nine—which, trust us, you won't want to miss…

Location

The Terrace Stage, The Terrace - Palais des Festivals

With many businesses now slapping a rainbow flag on their logo once a year to recognize the powerful pink pound, explore how you can avoid the pitfalls of “pinkwashing” in your communications and build strong relationships with the LGBT+ community. Learn more.

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SPEAKERS
Matthew Waksman
Matthew Waksman

Planning Director – Karmarama, Part of Accenture Interactive

Tag Warner
Tag Warner

CEO – Gay Times

Location

The Terrace Stage, The Terrace - Palais des Festivals

Location

Lumiere Theatre, Palais I - Palais des Festivals

10 years ago, you didn’t order Ubers, stream music on Spotify or share photos on Instagram. They didn’t exist—and neither did the business of our guest. Hear about his journey, what lies ahead and what it takes to truly reinvent experiences.

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Brian Whipple
Brian Whipple

Global CEO – Accenture Interactive

Location

Lumiere Theatre, Palais I - Palais des Festivals

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Health Insights Stage, Palais II - Palais des Festivals

Emerging markets have become the latest experimental hubs for breaking new ground in life-changing experiences. How? We’ll explore the innovation process in some of the world’s poorest countries vs the world’s richest, and what this means. Learn more.

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SPEAKER
Lillian Tse
Lillian Tse

Program Management Director – Fjord, Part of Accenture Interactive

Yaniv Gelnik
Yaniv Gelnik

Global Business Development Lead – Zipline International Inc.

Location

Health Insights Stage, Palais II - Palais des Festivals

Location

Cannes Lions Beach - 58 Boulevard de la Croisette

Hear some of the world’s best award-winning creatives, including our Chief Creative Officer Latin America, Eco Moliterno, discuss what keeps them awake at night, what work has inspired them and which new trends are worth following. Learn more.

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Eco Moliterno​
Eco Moliterno​

Chief Creative Officer Latin America – Accenture Interactive

Alexander Schill
Alexander Schill

Global CCO – Serviceplan Group

Alexandra Tanguay
Alexandra Tanguay

VP, Global Brand – Spotify

Location

Cannes Lions Beach - 58 Boulevard de la Croisette

Location

Audi A, Palais I - Palais des Festivals

The agency model is built on strong art director/copywriter partnerships—but is that really the best approach? Hear Ray Swan and Emma Sharkey, creative team of 15+ years, discuss trust and why involving others makes them both better at what they do.

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Emma Sharkey
Emma Sharkey

Creative Director – Rothco, Part of Accenture Interactive

Ray Swan
Ray Swan

Creative Director – Rothco, Part of Accenture Interactive

Emer Fitzgerald
Emer Fitzgerald

Head of Media Connections – Rothco, Part of Accenture Interactive

Location

Audi A, Palais I - Palais des Festivals

Location

Audi A, Palais I, Futures Day - Palais des Festivals

The urban landscape is rapidly evolving due to overcrowding, tech developments & new mobility systems. We’ll address how to redesign our cities & experiences to accommodate people’s diverse needs & the future of our urban landscape. Learn more.

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SPEAKERS
Heather Martin
Heather Martin

Group Design Director – Fjord, Part of Accenture Interactive

Michael Pecirno
Michael Pecirno

Senior Design Researcher – Fjord, Part of Accenture Interactive

Location

Audi A, Palais I, Futures Day - Palais des Festivals

Experience innovation in our demo showcase

Don’t just hear about innovation—experience it first-hand. Book a session and immerse yourself in a selection of cutting-edge technologies and transformative demos that are reinventing customer experiences and disrupting industries.

Ad it up!

Create a quick advertisement and see how it stacks up against AI as its performance is instantly scored and compared with an optimal ad created by generative artificial intelligence. Experience the future of ad production. Book a demo session.

Sounding off: Building a voice for your brand

As virtual assistants become more prevalent & digital products more vocal, it’s time to ask: what’s your brand’s voice? Experience Brand Concierge & use our interactive personality trait mixer to create a voice that‘s just right. Book a demo session.

Powering programmatic: Media buy with AI

Channel landscapes are becoming more complex & media buying more complicated—programmatic is the future. Discover how we’re using AI to automate & optimize media buying, increase transparency & empower media traders. Book a demo session.

Game on: Exploring the future of eSports

Work hard, play hard! Grab a controller & experience the most promising eSport games (Fortnite, FIFA19, League of Legends, etc.) during a hands-on gaming session that offers a look into the future of streaming & eSport marketing. Book a demo session.

Innovation exploration!

We don’t have a time machine, but we can show you the future of human experience! Tour the Accenture Interactive Innovation Center, where our R&D team has applied creativity & technology to push the boundaries of the possible. Book a tour.

Last year's highlights

"… Cannes will tell us if the industry has successfully realigned around the opportunities that transformation has created, or if risk aversion still prevails."

– BRIAN WHIPPLE, CEO – Accenture Interactive

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