Networking at Cannes Lions

Create commerce at Cannes Lions when you meet the world's biggest brands and budget holders, the most creative and award-winning agencies, and the most innovative platforms and media owners with the Networking Pass.

The new-look Networking Pass includes access to exclusive meeting spaces inside the Palais des Festivals and the ability to connect with the delegates via the official app, as well as dedicated networking events throughout the week.

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THE CREATIVE COMMUNICATION
WORLD MEETS AT CANNES LIONS

Cannes Lions is the only place in the world where the 16,000+ attendees represent the entire marketing communications ecosystem. There's nowhere else like it: you'll connect with people you never imagined and spend time with decision makers in an environment that makes collaboration natural and easy.

It's where you'll meet the people who'll make a difference to your business, and to take your career to the next level by expanding your network of world-class industry pioneers.
          
In 2017, this is where our delegates came from:   

“It’s both the content and chance discovery opportunities that makes attending Cannes Lions so valuable” 

Simon Tilden
Global Category Director Advertising, Diageo

Introducing the Networking Pass

The Networking Pass lets those attending the festival with a commercial focus to meet up and generate opportunities. It includes access to exclusive meeting spaces, the ability to connect with the delegates via the official app, and dedicated networking events throughout the week.

A pass built for business

This is the perfect festival pass for chief revenue officers, commercial directors, account directors and partnership directors. In short anyone who wants to maximise the business opportunities of the world's biggest gathering of creative communications and marketing professionals.

What's included with the Networking Pass

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THE FESTIVAL APP, WITH NEW NETWORKING FUNCTIONALITY

As a Networking Pass holder, you have access to all of the app's functionality, including the in-app networking tools. Search, discover and chat with people at Cannes Lions. Save potential contacts you want to speak to and plan meetings during the event. 
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NETWORKING EVENTS, TALKS & DRINKS ACROSS THE WEEK

For the first time the Networking Pass provides access to the Palais II Terrace, which hosts world-class content events. In addition, the pass means you can enjoy dedicated networking events and drinks around the city at the festival's official venues.

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ACCESS TO THE NETWORKING LOUNGE INSIDE THE PALAIS

Take advantage of exclusive meeting space inside the Palais des Festival. With the Networking Pass, there's no need to book expensive meeting rooms. Instead, you can now use the Cannes Lions Networking Lounge to meet delegates and host meetings.
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ACCESS TO THE CANNES LIONS BEACH BY THE CARLTON HOTEL

The Cannes Lions Beach is one of the festival’s top networking spots. It’s where delegates can grab a drink or a bite to eat throughout the day, host a meeting or enjoy a talk from some of the world’s best creative thinkers. It’s a chance to meet and mingle with fellow festival delegates.
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ENTRY TO THE OFFICIAL OPENING & CLOSING PARTIES

Each year the start and end of the festival are marked by the official Cannes Lions parties. With special guest performers and free food and drink at both parties, they're the perfect opportunities to meet colleagues, make contacts and let your hair down.
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ACCESS TO OFFICIAL FESTIVAL FRINGE EVENTS AND SPACES

From the harbour to iconic hotels, the entire city transforms into a hub of creativity during the Festival: the official Festival Fringe includes everything from talks and parties to meetings and beachside fitness, thanks to our diverse range of commercial partners.

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CITY BENEFITS INCLUDING WIFI & SET-PRICE MEALS

Get online quickly and easily while you’re at the festival with free WiFi both inside the official venues and all along the beachfront Croisette.

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Daily sunset happy hour drinks with festival delegates

Complimentary drinks on the beach are the perfect opportunity to unwind and recharge ahead of the evening's activities and awards.

INTRODUCING a new networking space

For the first time ever, the Networking Pass takes you inside the Palais des Festivals. The pass gives you access to the new Networking Lounge inside the festival venue. It's a dedicated space with exclusive meeting space that can be booked by delegates. It's perfect for making contacts and moving your business forward.

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GET THE NETWORKING PASS FOR JUST €1995

Don't miss out on this pass, which remains popular with business development professionals looking to make new contacts. You can buy a pass today online. Or if you would like to talk to someone about which of the 2018 passes is right for you, fill in your details.