cannes lions 2023 events

Here are the dates and places to be @ Cannes Lions 2023

The Cannes Lions 2023, or International Festival of Creativity, brings together for cocktail time the world’s advertising leads every June!

It’s the 70th International Festival of Creativity CANNES LIONS.

Since 1954, the Cannes Lions International Festival of Creativity has been at the forefront of promoting and recognizing outstanding creative achievements, setting the ultimate standard for global progress.

Located in Cannes, France, this esteemed event annually hosts the most prestigious advertising awards worldwide. It serves as a platform to honor and celebrate creativity, effectiveness, and innovation within the global advertising, marketing, and communication sectors.


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Guide to Cocktails

Are you assisting Cannes Lions 2023? Check out what to do during the festival! From Luxury party experiences, Networking opportunities, Red carpet soirees, to Mixology masters, craft cocktails, champagne toasts, and more.


Wine & Tech Mixer At Cannes Lions 2023

Hosted by King Street Ventures

Date & Time: Tue, June 20; 19:00 – 21:00 CEST

Location: 7 Rue des Gabres

Join KSV’s exclusive wine and charcuterie event at Cannes Lions. Network with founders, venture capitalists, and agency executives while enjoying complimentary French wine and delectable charcuterie. Limited spots available, so RSVP quickly! Connect with King Street Ventures and innovate with industry leaders. Find all the info here.

FirstPartyCapital Drinks

Hosted by FirstPartyCapital

Date & Time: Tue, June 20; 16:00 – 19:00 CEST

Location: Ma Nolan’s Irish Pub; Cannes 6 Rue Buttura

Join the FirstPartyCapital Drinks party at Cannes Lions, hosted at Ma Nolan’s Irish Pub. Mingle with portfolio company founders and investors while enjoying drinks and lively conversation. The event takes place on the first floor with air conditioning for a comfortable experience. Don’t miss this fantastic networking opportunity! You can learn more at this link.

Dinner With KSV

Hosted by King Street Ventures

Date & Time: Thu, June 22; 20:00 – 21:30 CEST

Location: Grill and Wines; 5 Rue Notre Dame

Join KSV at Cannes Lions 2023 for an exclusive dinner dedicated to independent agency founders and venture capitalists. Discover King Street Ventures and its family of companies while enjoying a delicious sharing menu priced at 75€ per person. RSVP here to connect with innovative professionals and learn about KSV’s mission in revolutionizing brand collaborations. You can RSVP here.

CMO Cocktail Lunch at Cannes

Hosted by King Street Ventures

Date & Time: Thu, June 22; 12:00 – 14:00 CEST

Location: Plage & Restaurant Croisette Beach 65 Boulevard de la Croisette

Unwind from Cannes Lions parties at an exclusive beach event for CMOs hosted by King Street Ventures. Enjoy a serene atmosphere, refreshing drinks, and valuable networking with top industry executives (Fortune 500). Find more information here. You can learn more about the event at this link.

Welcome Drinks by PRovoke Cannes with ICCO

Hosted by: ICCO and PRovoke

Date & Time: Mon, June 19; 18:00 CEST

Location: Plage & Restaurant Croisette Beach, 65 Bd de la Croisette.

ICCO and PRovoke Media team up for Cannes Lions 2023, delivering exceptional experiences for the PR industry. Expect networking events, podcasts, analysis, and more. Don’t miss the Welcome Drinks party on June 20th to connect with PR professionals and kickstart an incredible week in Cannes.

LBB & Friends Beach: “Creativity in 2023: Better Together”

Hosted by: LBB

Date & Time: Tue, June 20 – Fri, June 23; 10:30 – 18:00 CEST

Location: Plage Croisette Beach Restaurant, Cannes – opposite the Miramar

Join the iconic LBB & Friends Beach at Cannes Lions, the ultimate hub for global ad industry networking and collaboration since 2010. Sponsored by MCA, this year’s event will showcase inspiring panels exploring ‘Creativity in 2023: Better Together.’ Access is available to LBB member companies, while non-members can register their interest. For inquiries, contact Sarah Cooper at

Cocktails & Canapes

Hosted by: The Room

Dates: Sun, June 18 – Wed, June 21

Location: The Room Yacht, HANA

Join The Room and partners for exclusive Cocktails & Canapés events aboard the Room Yacht, HANA, during Cannes Lions 2023. Network with marketing executives, celebrate purpose-driven organizations, and enjoy the stunning French Riviera backdrop. To request an invite, please complete this form.

Open House for Good

Hosted by: ACT Responsible

Date & Time: Wed, June 21; 14:00 – 16:00 CEST

Location: Lieu, Théâtre Claude Debussy, 1 Boulevard de la Croisette

In support of Cannes Lions’ dedication to sustainability, the Open House for Good takes center stage as a prominent event of the week. In partnership with Cannes Lions, ACT Responsible, and IAA Global, this gathering extends an inclusive invitation to all, without the need for a badge, to actively participate in the important theme of sustainability.

Attendees are encouraged to discover the Cannes Lions ACT Responsible Hall, showcasing an exhibition that focuses on environmental responsibility. This event also serves as an excellent platform to connect with industry leaders who share a deep passion for sustainable practices.

Pitches & Pâtisserie

Hosted by: King Street Ventures

Date & Time: Wed, June 21; 14:00 – 16:00 CEST

Location: Boulangerie/Pâtisserie “Le Saint Antoine” By Marquis, 6 Place Bernard Cornut Gentille

Join King Street Ventures for an informal meet-up during the Cannes Lions Festival, where networking and French cuisine combine to create a delightful experience. This complimentary event welcomes founders of startups and independent agencies to engage with King Street Ventures, an innovation consulting firm specializing in advising marketers on the latest technologies. Share details about your own startup or agency while indulging in French Pâtisserie, coffee, and more. To ensure a seamless experience, send your company’s details for review in advance to Don’t miss out on this engaging networking opportunity!

With Google

Hosted by: Google

Date & Time: TBA

Location: Google Beach

Join as Google extends a warm invitation to experience the pinnacle of innovation and collaboration at the “With Google” event during Cannes Lions 2023. Taking place at the breathtaking Google Beach, this event is set to be a transformative highlight of your Cannes Lions journey. Throughout the week, Google will curate a series of networking opportunities with industry leaders, creating an inspiring environment of collective advancement and ingenuity. Engage with visionary thinkers, celebrate remarkable achievements, and collaborate on groundbreaking ideas. Stay tuned for updates on the official page for this extraordinary event.

RTL AdAlliance Event at Cannes Lions 2023

Hosted by: RTL

Date & Time: Mon, June 19 – Fri, June 23

Location: RTL Beach, CBeach – Plage Restaurant Cannes, 45 Bd de la Croisette

Immerse yourself in an enlightening and invigorating experience at the prestigious RTL Beach during Cannes Lions 2023, hosted by RTL AdAlliance. Known for its captivating lineup of diverse speeches, thought-provoking panels, and engaging fireside talks, RTL Beach is a must-attend destination for marketing enthusiasts, esteemed brands, and industry partners. This year promises another exceptional program, crafted by industry experts, to ignite your creativity. Engage in inspiring content, connect with top professionals, and explore the dynamic realm of advertising at RTL Beach. You can find more information at this link.

World Producers Summit 2023

Hosted by: APA & CFP Europe

Date & Time: Wed, June 21; 09:30 – 11:30 CEST

Location: Plage Croisette Beach, 64 La Croisette

Prepare for a prestigious assembly of the most prominent production company owners at the World Producers Summit 2023. This exceptional gathering aims to create a platform for industry visionaries to collaborate, connect, and share revolutionary insights that will shape the future of commercial production. Join this unparalleled occasion to acquire priceless knowledge, establish new alliances, and play a pivotal role in influencing the future of commercials production. Ensure you seize the opportunity to be part of this exclusive congregation of industry leaders. Kindly note that the event is strictly by invitation. More Info & RSVP.

She Runs It, He Gets It

Hosted by: Teads

Date & Time: Mon, June 19; 16:00 CEST

Location: TeadsYacht ‘H’ – Vieux Port de Cannes

Embark on your Cannes Lions journey with a thought-provoking conversation on industry gender dynamics. “She Runs It, He Gets It” is a panel discussion that illuminates the significance of gender equality in leadership positions. This event is meticulously crafted to inspire and stimulate reflection, as industry luminaries share their experiences and wisdom. Seize the opportunity to participate in a meaningful dialogue about the future of our industry. More Info & RSVP here.

Teads Creative Awards

Hosted by: Teads

Date & Time: Wed, June 21; 17:00 CEST

Location: TeadsYacht ‘H’ – Vieux Port de Cannes

Join us in celebrating creativity at the Teads Creative Awards, where we will honor the year’s most groundbreaking and influential advertising campaigns. This prestigious event offers a unique opportunity to draw inspiration, learn from industry leaders, and witness the remarkable impact of creativity on business outcomes. Don’t pass up this chance to witness the pinnacle of advertising innovation and creativity. Find all the information here!

The Future Of CTV & Omnichannel Outcomes

Hosted by: Teads

Date & Time: Thu, June 22; 11:00 CEST

Location: TeadsYacht ‘H’ – Vieux Port de Cannes

Immerse yourself in the future of Connected TV and omnichannel outcomes alongside industry leaders. This event is meticulously crafted to offer valuable insights into the ever-changing digital advertising landscape and provide guidance on navigating it successfully. Explore the latest trends, technologies, and strategies that are shaping the advertising industry’s future. With a particular emphasis on the convergence of TV and digital platforms, this event equips you with a comprehensive understanding of leveraging these channels for optimal impact. RSVP now to secure your spot at this enlightening gathering. You can RSVP here.

Launch Party

Hosted by: Teads & CB News

Date & Time: Mon, June 19; 19:00 CEST

Location: TeadsYacht ‘H’ – Vieux Port de Cannes

Begin your Cannes Lions experience in grand style with the Launch Party. Teads and CB News invite you to an unforgettable evening of cocktails, delectable bites, and live music aboard the prestigious Teads Yacht ‘H’. This exquisite setting provides the perfect backdrop to connect with industry peers, forge new contacts, and relish the breathtaking views of Cannes. Space is limited, so ensure your attendance by promptly RSVPing and securing your place at this exclusive event.

Connect All At Cannes

Hosted by: Teads

Date & Time: Tue, June 20; 19:00 CEST

Location: TeadsYacht ‘H’ – Vieux Port de Cannes

Experience the captivating sunsets of the French Riviera while enjoying cocktails, delectable bites, and live music aboard Teads Yacht ‘H’. Immerse yourself in the breathtaking scenery and connect with industry professionals at this exclusive Cannes gathering. Please note that this event operates on a first-come, first-served basis for Teads clients and partners. RSVP to secure your place and make the most of this remarkable occasion.

Celebrate Creative

Hosted by: Teads

Date & Time: Wed, June 21; 19:00 CEST

Location: TeadsYacht ‘H’ – Vieux Port de Cannes

Join us the sun sets on the French Riviera for the “Celebrate Creative” party. This exceptional event pays homage to the potency of creativity and the ingenious minds that propel it forward. Set aboard the Teads Yacht ‘H,’ it promises an evening of cocktails, delectable bites, and live music. It’s more than just a party; it’s a jubilation of the creative essence that propels our industry. However, please be mindful that spots are limited, and this exclusive gathering is open to Teads clients and partners on a first-come, first-served basis. So, don’t forget to RSVP to secure your place.


Closing Celebration

Hosted by: Teads

Date & Time: Thu, June 22; 19:00 CEST

Location: TeadsYacht ‘H’ – Vieux Port de Cannes

Bid farewell to Cannes Lions 2023 with our Closing Celebration, the ultimate finale. Held on the Teads Yacht ‘H,’ this event offers a splendid opportunity to conclude your Cannes Lions experience in style. Join us for a memorable evening of connection, reflection, and celebration as we commemorate an inspiring week. Like our previous parties, the event operates on a first-come-first-served basis exclusively for Teads clients and partners. Don’t miss out! RSVP.


APA x Arri x BMG Cannes Pool Party

Hosted by: APA, Arri & BMG

Date & Time: Thu, June 22; 19:00 CEST

Location: LeRooftop, 67 La Croisette

Join the APA x Arri x BMG Cannes Pool Party and beat the heat in style! This luxurious rooftop gathering promises an unforgettable afternoon of swimming, sunbathing, and socializing. In partnership with ARRI Rental and BMG, and sponsored by UK Advertising @ Cannes Lions, this event is set to be a highlight of your Cannes experience. Enjoy refreshing drinks, delicious snacks, and live music by BMG to keep the party going. So, grab your swimsuit, shades, and RSVP for this exclusive pool party exclusively for APA members.

PwC at Cannes Lions 2023

Hosted by: PwC

Date & Time: Mon, June 19 – Fri, June 23

Location: PWC’s boat ‘Tenacity’ behind the Palais building and in the Metaverse

PwC is back at Cannes Lions! Join them for networking events and sessions on generative AI, metaverse, customer experience, and advertising. Can’t attend in person? Experience their virtual metaverse, bringing highlights of Cannes Lions to you. Stay tuned for more details. More Info & RSVP.

Publica CTV Yacht Happy Hour

Hosted by: Publica

Date & Time: Wed, June 21; 17:00 – 19:00 CEST

Location: IAS SUD Yacht

Embark on a journey through the realm of CTV advertising alongside the Publica team at the CTV Yacht Happy Hour. Taking place on the lavish IAS SUD Yacht, this exclusive event presents a distinct chance to connect with key figures in the industry while enjoying cocktails and tapas. Engage in enlightening discussions about the future of CTV advertising and gain insights into how streaming publishers are collaborating with Publica to enhance their programmatic ad break decision-making. Kindly note that this event is invitation-only. To request an invitation, reach out to the Publica team.

Kantar at Cannes Lions 2023

Hosted by: Kantar

Date & Time: Sun, June 19 – Thu, June 22

Location: Kantar Apartment, 13 Rue des Serbes.

Prepare yourself for a week filled with knowledge and innovation as Kantar takes the stage at Cannes Lions 2023. From June 18-22, Kantar will host a series of engaging events at their Cannes apartment, focusing on crucial business areas such as creative effectiveness, inclusive brands, sustainable innovation, and marketing optimization.

Whether you’re keen to explore the future of LGBTQ+ inclusivity in advertising, unravel the secrets behind the world’s most impactful work, or discover how creativity leads to global advertising success, Kantar has you covered. Make sure to register for their events and seize this invaluable opportunity to learn from industry leaders.

iSpot at Cannes Lions 2023

Hosted by: iSpot

Date & Time: Mon, June 19 – Sat, June 24

Location: TBA

Prepare to influence the trajectory of TV measurement alongside iSpot at Cannes Lions 2023. From June 19-22, iSpot will orchestrate meetings, parties, and panels, offering insights on pivotal industry themes such as TV currency and cross-screen measurement. Stay updated for further information on their festival whereabouts. To schedule a meeting with iSpot in Cannes, contact them directly at

VIP Dinner Experience with IAS + Publica

Hosted by: IAS & Publica

Date & Time: Tue, June 20; 17:30 CEST

Location: Hotel Belles Rives

Experience an exclusive VIP Dinner with IAS and Publica. Sail to Antibes on a private boat, indulge in a waterfront dinner at Hotel Belles Rives, and engage in meaningful conversations. Invitation-only event, More Info & RSVP.

Catch Me If You Cannes 5K Run 2023

Hosted by: MarketMakers ACTIVE

Date & Time: Mon, June 19; 07:00 – 08:00 CEST

Location: Caffé Roma 1 Sq. Mérimée

MarketMakers ACTIVE, a distinctive platform that unites the marketing and advertising industry with a focus on health-consciousness, is organizing a captivating 5K run along the picturesque La Croisette during the Cannes Lions. Beginning at the renowned Caffé Roma, participants will not only have the chance to network but also forge significant professional connections while energizing their hearts. This immersive event exemplifies MarketMakers ACTIVE’s commitment to promoting health and well-being within the global trade show community, showcasing just one of the many ways they contribute to this cause.

Tracks & Fields Hangover Rehab

Hosted by: Tracks & Fields

Date & Time: Tue, June 20 – Fri, June 23; 12:00 – 15:00 CEST

Location: 16 Rue de Suisses

Tracks & Fields is back with its highly anticipated Hangover Rehab event at the Cannes Lions Festival, promising to provide attendees with a refreshing and revitalizing experience. This year, the event takes place on a beautiful rooftop location, offering a serene space to recharge, indulge in a delicious BBQ, and engage in meaningful conversations with fellow industry professionals.

Adding an exciting twist, Tracks & Fields introduces a rooftop golf putting green, creating a thrilling opportunity for participants to compete for a chance to win a helicopter ride to Nice airport. This extraordinary prize offers breathtaking aerial views of the stunning Côte d’Azur. Attending the Tracks & Fields Hangover Rehab could become a truly memorable highlight of your Cannes Lions 2023 journey. For further details, please refer to the provided information. You can find more information here.

Music x Advertising Matchmaking Drinks

Hosted by: Buma Music in Motion (BMIM)

Date & Time: Wed, June 21; 16:00 – 18:00 CEST

Location: Embassy of Dutch Creativity

Get ready for an exciting networking event brought to you by BMIM – the Music x Advertising Matchmaking Drinks. This dynamic gathering aims to close the gap between the advertising industry and the world of music, creating a unique platform for creative professionals and music industry experts to connect. Whether you’re a media composer, music supervisor, producer, sync agent, or advertising professional, this event offers a valuable opportunity to network and discover fresh, innovative ideas.

The Music x Advertising Matchmaking Drinks are an integral part of the Lions Sync Mission, a collaborative initiative organized by BMIM and DME. Attendees can RSVP via the link provided.

Young Dogs Party at the Cannes Lions Festival

Hosted by: JongeHonden

Date & Time: Tue, June 20; 21:00 CEST

Location: Long Beach, Cannes

Prepare for a daring collision of the unconventional at the Young Dogs Party. This extraordinary event defies norms, pitting flawlessness against imperfection and privileged pedigrees against determined underdogs, all within the confines of a vibrant dance floor. It’s a celebration of embracing imperfections and embracing the depths of one’s true self. Attendees are encouraged to embrace their inner ‘Anti-Hero’ and dance the night away. Please note that an RSVP does not guarantee a ticket. Selected attendees will receive an official invitation through a random draw. Don’t miss the opportunity to join the Young Dogs at the Cannes Lions Festival on June 20th and witness a unique battle unlike any other. Note that an RSVP does not guarantee a ticket – attendees selected via a draw will receive an official invitation.


Change Agent Cocktail Hour

Hosted by: Clean Creatives, Creatives for Climate

Date & Time: Tue, June 20; 19:00 – 20:00 CEST

Location: Embassy of Dutch Creativity

Experience the captivating Change Agent Cocktail Hour amidst the vibrant atmosphere of Cannes Lions, a unique event dedicated to fostering creative climate action. This gathering seeks to inspire advertising professionals to align their personal values with their work, ultimately making a positive impact on climate change.

Throughout the evening, participants will engage in thought-provoking activities and interactive sessions, fostering meaningful conversations that dispel greenwashing myths in advertising and champion genuine sustainability initiatives. An intriguing addition to the event is the unveiling of a special QR code, offering an exciting opportunity for delegates to extend their influence beyond the gathering. For further details, please contact Agent Z via email at

Alkimi Pool Club Series 2

Hosted by: Alkimi Exchange

Date & Time: Tue, June 20; 14:00 – 16:30 CEST

Location: L’Experience, 14 Rue Bivouac Napoléon

The Alkimi Exchange team is thrilled to announce the eagerly awaited return of the Alkimi Pool Club Series at Cannes Lions 2023, guaranteeing an exclusive and extraordinary event. Mark your calendars for Tuesday, June 20th, at 2:00 PM local time (1:00 PM BST) as this remarkable occasion takes place at the chic venue, L’Experience, located at 14 Rue Bivouac Napoléon, 06400 Cannes.

In addition to the opportunity to network with esteemed professionals in the industry, attendees will also have the chance to acquire Alkimi’s latest and highly coveted merchandise. It is advisable to secure your tickets promptly for this highly anticipated gathering. Make sure to secure your tickets

Bringing Music Culture to Advertising

Hosted by: Loud Parade

Date & Time: Wed, June 21; 09:00 CEST

Location: 31 Rte des Bréguières

Loud Parade offers an engaging presentation that explores the impact of music on advertising, specifically emphasizing how music culture influences Gen Z and Millennial audiences. In the quest for relevance, comprehending the potential of creating audio and music content becomes essential.

During the talk, there will be an in-depth examination of the importance of music in advertising, its capacity to resonate with various demographics, and its ability to cultivate a sense of community. The session will also emphasize the significance of endorsing diverse content creators in the realms of music and audio, thereby promoting responsible advertising. Attendees will depart feeling motivated to adopt a “music first” approach in their marketing strategies. You can RSVP here.


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All the Cannes Lions 2023 Events Per Day – Detailed


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Friday, June 23 – final day of Cannes Lions 2023


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