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We're going to keep things short and sweet and get straight to the point this year. We know why you're here, and we know that you like to party. Last year the Akommo team put together the Cannes Lions 2018 Party List with 60 of the best events in Cannes so you could keep your party schedule organised throughout the crazy week. This year we decided we'd do the same and make an even longer list. We are happy to present to you the Cannes Lions 2019 Party List, where you'll find all of the best and most exciting parties that are happening this June. We'll update this list every week, so click here to Subscribe and stay informed about the hottest parties at Cannes Lions 2019.
Let's get ready to party, shall we?
Captify BBQ Villa Party
Date: 18 June, 2019 Time: 12:00-20:00 Location: Captify Villa HQ Captify has created a reputation for themselves throughout the years for hosting the best villa party Cannes Lions has to offer. We can vouch for this - it's absolutely epic. Bring your sunscreen and swimsuit, this is going to be a pool party for the books. Click here to request your ticket.
LBB & Friends Beach
Date: 18 June - 21 June, 2019 Time: 10:30-18:30 Location: Plage Croisette Beach Restaurant, Cannes - opposite the Miramar Remember the Little Black Book Beach last year at Cannes Lions? They're back this year and ready to offer you a drink and a beach chair by the sea with your name on it. Since 2010 they've been hosting the LBB Beach - a place where you can network with your toes in the sand. Register your interest here.
Sizzer & Sehsucht present: Lūmen
Date: 20 June, 2019 Time: 22:00-02:00 Location: Long Beach Sehsucht & Sizzer are ready to take you on a musical journey this year with their annual party at the Long Beach, where you can dance the night away to the rhythm of the waves. To get invited to this all-night dance party, watch out for updates on both of their Facebook pages where they'll be announcing how to get your hands on an invite here for Sizzer and here for Sehsucht.
Sehsucht & Sizzer at Cannes Lions 2019
The Drum Arms
Date: 17 June - 21 June, 2019 Time: Events all week long Location: Morrison's Lounge, The Drum HQ The Drum is back again to offer a place where you can cool off from the blazing summer heat in Cannes, have a pint, enjoy informal panel discussions, quizzes, pub lunches and debates, and much more. You can find them at the Morrison's Lounge, or just listen for their drumbeats... Click here to register.
Catch the Early Bird
Date: 21 June, 2019 Time: 08:00-10:30 Location: Majestic Beach, Croisette, Cannes This year HelliVentures is back to promote their annual beach party where only the early birds will truly be able to enjoy. Leave your hangovers at home and come prepared to get wet! To RSVP to this early-morning water sport event, send an email to firstname.lastname@example.org. Fingers crossed!
OBO Yacht Sun & Swim Party
Date: 17 June - 21 June, 2019 Time: Events all week long, starting as early as 9:30 Location: Jetée Albert Edouard Nord - Rubicon Project Yacht Situated in the Vieux Port in Cannes, you'll find the Rubicon Project Yacht, fully prepared for an exciting week ahead at Cannes Lions. From their Sunset Cocktail Reception, to their Programmatic Boat Party, you'll want to be sure your name is on the guest list. More details on this invitation-only yacht party can be found here.
Engage Hub’s Sunset Social
Date: 19 June, 2019 Time: 18:00-20:00 Location: Cannes Lions Beach - Annex Beach Come and say hi to the new kids on the beach! Engage Hub, the Social Media and Influencer Agency based in London and Manchester, are coming to take the Cannes Annex Beach by storm with their Sunset Social. Drop an email to email@example.com to get on the list! Spaces are limited, so fire away those emails, ladies and gents.
Yacht Cruise with Acquia and P+S
Date: 20 June, 2019 Time: 9:00-19:00 Location: Port Pierre Canto Ready for another yacht party?! Take a day trip aboard the the 'Rehab' yacht for their annual day cruise along the French Riviera and Monaco while sipping a cold glass of rosé and drinking in the Cannes summer sunshine. There's a limited number of spaces available for this yacht party, so HURRY AND SIGN UP!
Ninja Tune Street Party
Date: 21 June, 2019 Time: 21:00-05:00 Location: To be revealed soon, stay tuned! This year, Ninja Tune is throwing the Cannes Lions Unofficial Closing Party, and they're taking it to the streets of Cannes. This party is not for the weary, so come prepared to get down to the DJ set provided by Maribou State and Leon Vynehall until the wee hours of the night. To get invited to this closing party, send an email to firstname.lastname@example.org and ask nicely for a ticket!
South African Beach Party
Date: 21 June, 2019 Time: 22:00-02:00 Location: Long Beach They're back again. This invitation-only party is the largest South African Film Industry initiative at Lions, and every year it just keeps getting better. To get more information on how to get your hands on an invitation from one of the party sponsors, follow their Facebook page to stay updated. Good luck!
Week-long water sports
Date: 17-20 June, 2019 Time: 9:00-18:00 Location: Majestic Beach, shared entrance with Facebook beach. JustPremium is back again to bring you the most exciting beach activities, including parasail rides, tubing, wakeboarding, and more. This is definitely an event for all you adrenaline junkies out there! To get access to the JustPremium dock, click here to sign up and request an invitation!
Cannes football match
Date: 19 June, 2019 Time: 11:00-13:00 Location: Revealed after signing up! Interested in getting involved in a fun match of football while at Cannes? To run off the copious amount of rosé you'll be drinking, Viduate is renting out a few football/soccer pitches in Cannes for a unique networking experience. To sign up and get your sweat on, click here.
Abroad in Cannes
Date: 16-21 June, 2019 Time: All week, all day, events starting as early as 10:30am Location: JW Marriott Ready for a week of incredible "Terrasse Talks" and cocktail parties at the JW Marriott Rooftop this Cannes Lions? It's a rhetorical question, of course you're ready. Sign up for the stacked Lions programme Adweek have in store for this year by clicking here.
Date: 17-20 June, 2019 Time: Boat hours from 9:30-22:30 Location: Ocean Sapphire Yacht at Le Vieux Port This year MVS will be docking their sweet yacht at the Old Cannes Port next to the Palais des Festivals for a week full of fireside chats, cocktail events, VIP cruises, and so much more. They'll have a wide range of impressive speakers from companies like Pinterest, Hilton, and even Adidas. To sign up, click the RSVP link here.
Universal Production Music Beach Party
Date: 19 June, 2019 Time: 12:00-17:00 Location: Le Bénitier Plage Universal Production Music is back again for a fourth year to host their annual beach party at the Bénitier Beach. Come with your sunscreen and swim trunks, and prepare to get down to their DJ sets by Ministry of Sound's Dane Bradshaw. Even though this is an invitation-only party, word on the street is if you send a very polite email to IMT@umusic.com, you could get in. Fingers crossed! See what their beach party was like at Cannes Lions 2018 here.
MassiveMusic & MediaMonks Cannes Party 2019
Date: 19 June, 2019
Time: 21:00- late
Location: 1 Boulevard de la Croisette, Palais des Festivals
This year get ready for another MMM dance party with MassiveMusic and MediaMonks for their Cannes Lions 2019 Party. Bring your good vibes and even better dance moves, and get ready for one of the greatest dance parties of the week. Didn't get an invitation? Don't panic, there's still hope. Follow their Instagram and Facebook pages for clues on how to get invited to this famous annual rager.
LADbible party in Cannes
Date: 18 June, 2019
Location: 1 Boulevard de Strasbourg, Cannes
LADbible is back again to bring you one of the most talked about villa parties during Cannes Lions. With a private swimming pool, a gorgeous lawn where you can dance, drink, and be merry, and of course, enjoy a live music act which they're keeping a surprise for now - stay tuned. A little birdy told us the performers are going to be bigger, better, and louder than ever, so be sure to get there early and avoid the massive queue they had last year. To get invited, check back here next week for their ‘Register Interest’ invites. Don't forget, you don't want to miss this.
APA'S Cannes Fringe
Date: 19-20 June, 2019
Time: Events starting as early as 9:00
Location: Maema Plage du Midi, La Pantiero, Cinema Les Arcades, JW Marriott
The Advertising Producer's Association is here to bring us all back to what Cannes Lions is really about - creativity. Their two-day list of events aren't focused on overflowing glasses of chilled rosé, rather, it's to recognisegreat talent at Cannes Lions. APA is bringing the World Producers Summit, Young Directors Awards, and yes, OK, one party. Click here to sign up!
Tantor BBQ Sessions
Date: 18-21 June, 2019
Location: Tantor Cannes Lions Villa
THE TANTOR BBQ SESSIONS ARE BACK. This year at the Tantor Villa you'll find South American steak, Chimichurri, poolside vibes, a spirit of togetherness, and a steady flow of drinks and popsicles. If you didn't make it to their epic BBQ sessions last year, you'll want to come this year. PS - live act by De Falcon on Wednesday!Sign up here.
Date: 17-21 June, 2019
Location: Promenade Robert Favre Le Bret, inside Medalink beach
Amobee is taking on the responsibility of serving up a vital element to surviving the chaos that is Cannes Lions - coffee, of course. Stop by the Coverage Cafe and meet for coffee and conversation about the convergence of TV, digital and social. If you haven't experienced the heat of summertime in Cannes, you'll seriously appreciate one of Amobee's iced lattes.Request meetings and double shot espressos here.
Ad Age Cannes Lawn Party
Date: 19 June, 2019
Location: Le Grand Hotel lawn
Ad Age is back again with their annual event at the famous lawn at Le Grand Hotel, where the rosé is far from a scarcity. Get your networking on in your bare feet at this lawn party, mingle with excellent company, and enjoy a few drinks - it's on Ad Age. To request an invitation, send an email over to email@example.com.
Date: 18 June, 2019
Location: Olympia Cinema
Thunderdance Film Festival (TFF) is a bi-annual event and focuses on mental health and independent cinema from around the globe. This year, Thunderdance is proud to announce they are introducing their first pop-up festival at the Olympia Cinema. The event will include a screening of the winning films, a presentation of the awards and a meet and greet/after party. Sign up for the TTF here!
Date: 18-21 June, 2019 Time: 12:00-15:00 Location: 25 Rue des Etats-Unis This year the lads from Tracks & Fields are back again to help you nurse your impending hangovers that will most certainly follow your intense week of partying. With plenty of food, all kinds of beverages from coffee to cocktails, as well as painkillers, antacids and multivitamin supplements, Hangover Rehab is a great way to kickstart an action-packed day and mingle with fellow party animals. Sign up here!
OpenX at Cannes Lions 2019
Date: 17-21 June, 2019
Location: Cannes Lions Beach
OpenX is joining forces with the Mobile Marketing Association as the presenting sponsor of the official Cannes Lions Beach, and they're bringing a range of different events this year. To get invited to one of their exclusive events, reach out to an OpenX representative, or click here to sign up and register interest!
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