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Cannes TV: Worst experiences at Cannes 2014

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Untitled-1Sometimes it’s good to reflect on the bad points of an industry event. A number of Cannes Lions 2014 delegates shared their worst moments with us last year, including a swimming pool faux pas and missing out on talks and awards, as well as a close-call worst experience that turned out pretty well.

Maurice Levy, chairman and chief executive of Publicis Groupe, explained that the torture of being nearby swimming pools and beaches, but not actually using them, grates on him every year at Cannes. Especially when he has meetings. Read more on Cannes TV: Worst experiences at Cannes 2014…

Cannes TV: Campaign’s beach party 2014

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WEB_Cannes_2014_Campaign_beach_partyAhead of this year’s Cannes Lions festival, which kicks off in less than two weeks (21-27 June), we take a look back at the highlights as noted by industry peers from the 2014 event.

A number of delegates shared their experiences from the festival at last year’s Campaign magazine beach party. Clare Bowen, head of creative development at the Radio Advertising Bureau, said the joy of coming out to Cannes 2014 was seeing what the advertising industry looked like internationally. Read more on Cannes TV: Campaign’s beach party 2014…

The artist’s impression that led Sorrell, Viacom and Twitter to victory?

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Martin Sorrell’s Cannes Lions talk with Twitter CEO Dick Costolo and Viacom president Philippe Dauman is being live-streamed after winning the online Lions Live vote for Thursday.

Sorrell’s holding group WPP used this drawing online to promote the talk and call for votes – which clearly worked.

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