Cannes Countdown: 5 Beach Sessions You Can’t Miss At #CannesLions

So we’ve run you through the best formal panels, speaker sessions and debates (for publishers and advertisers alike) at Cannes Lions 2016 – but what about the rest of the festival?

Every year media brands, tech giants, and curious start-ups set up camp on the beaches of Cannes to give us a slice of something different, and this year we’ve picked out some highlights, so you can make the most of your time.


Last week we ran down our top Cannes Lions sessions for advertisers, but what about publishers? There’s something for everyone at Adland’s most glamorous event, so let us guide you through the talks, panels and events you simply cannot miss.

Cannes Lions 2016 presents more opportunities for networking, learning and sun-tanning than the rest of the industry year combined – but it can be hard to plan your time and make the most of everything the week has to offer.