CANNES Lions Launches Young Lions Zone

CANNES Lions has announced young lions zone.Young Lions and Student delegates attending the forthcoming 55th Cannes Lions International Advertising Festival will be able to further enhance their experience by visiting the brand new Young Lions Zone, a place where they can learn, be inspired and meet fellow young creatives.

In addition to taking part in all the Festival activities open to all delegates, Young Lions and Students will also be able to enjoy the many other benefits available in the Young Lions Zone, which will include free daily breakfast courtesy of Leo Burnett Worldwide, Interactive kiosks showcasing all the competing entries, view the winning work from the Young Lions Competitions, Exhibitions of student work from leading advertising colleges and universities from across the globe, a chill-out area and a host of Master Classes.

A series of 11 Master Classes offering exclusive, intimate and unprecedented one-hour sessions with leading industry figures will provide inspiration, a unique learning experience and insight of the most influential and forward-thinking personalities of the advertising industry.

The 55th International Advertising Festival will be held 15-21 June 2008 in Cannes, France.The International Advertising Festival – Cannes Lions – is the largest gathering of worldwide advertising professionals and advertisers as well as the most prestigious annual advertising awards. Each year, over 10,000 visitors from the advertising and allied industries attend this event to celebrate the best of creativity across all media mix, discuss industry issues and network with one another.

Over 25,000 ads from all over the world are showcased and judged at the Festival. Winning companies receive the highly coveted Lion trophy, honouring the most creative TV,cinema, print, outdoor, interactive, radio, sales promotion, integrated advertising, as well as the best media and direct marketing solutions. A Design category is being launched in 2008. A unique programme of high-profile seminars, workshops and keynote speakers, organised by some of the biggest names in the industry, are also presented.

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