12 June 2019

What to expect from Isobar at Cannes 2019

This year's Cannes Lions Festival is expected to be more creative, more business-minded and more focussed on elevating the agencies, brands and platforms that are changing the game.
Isobar will be supporting the festival and demonstrating how we deliver experience-led transformation, powered by creativity. From presentations at Palais, judging Cannes Lions, to panel talks at the Dentsu Aegis Network Beach House, it is set to be a busy week for the agency, our clients and partners. In addition to taking the stage ourselves, Isobar will also be supporting clients Laurent Faracci from RB and Arra from Tivity on stage and in panel discussions at the festival. Here is an overview of Isobar’s activity for the week, if want to know more, get in touch! Palais Session Artists Block: Blockchain as a creative medium Simon Gill Isobar EMEA CXO 16:45 Wednesday 19th June Interactive Stage, The Palais There is much discussion about how blockchain can help solve issues of transparency and fraud. But what about its ability to enhance creativity? Why have creatives struggled to embrace its potential? Simon Gill shares his view on web 3.0. Panel talks Walk The Work with Ronald Ng & Contagious 4PM Thursday 20th June Dentsu Aegis Network Beachouse Contagious strategists and Isobar’s CCO Ronald Ng will host a walk the work session at Dentsu beach taking attendees on an inspirational journey looking through exceptional work at Cannes Lion Festival of Creativity. Creativity: When True Social Impact is The KPI1 PM Monday 17th June Dentsu Aegis Network Beach House Rui Branquinho, Chief Creative Officer, Isobar Brazil Group will be joined by Ab-Inbev and people from across Dentsu Aegis Network to discuss the power of purpose, not only on for impacting business results but for impacting the world as a whole. Cannes Lions Jury 2019 Chris Chen Isobar China CCO is part of the Digital Craft Jury, and Daniel Sytsma Isobar EMEA CDO is joining the Creative Commerce Jury for the 65th edition of the Cannes Lions Awards. Cannes Young Lions Competition Two of our young creative teams from Greece and Hungary have been selected to battle it out in the Young Lions Cyber Competition that will take place during the week. Client Tours Ronald Ng, Isobar Global Chief Creative Officer will take our clients through the best of the best work from 40,000 entries, 3,000 shortlists, 500 winners on a curated walking tour of the Palais hall. Book your tour here. Digital Pass Every day a series of industry experts and commentators will be interviewed live on the Cannes Channel and broadcast to everyone who has a Digital Pass. Ronald will be live from the studio on Friday 4:22 PM – 5.02PM 20th June providing his award-winning insights after watching Stink Presents: Nicolas Winding Refn in conversation with Nils Leonard.