June 18 - 22, Cannes
AND THE WINNERS ARE
The highly coveted Titanium Lions – created to honor marketing work that doesn’t fit neatly into traditional categories – were handed out on Friday (22 June) evening, and the Titanium Grand Prix winner was named:
'Palau Pledge' by Host/Havas Sydney for the Palau Legacy Project.
Other Titanium Lions winners were:
'Today@Apple' for Apple Inc.;
'It's a Tide Ad Campaign' by Saatchi & Saatchi for Procter & Gamble;
'Dundee: The Son of a Legend Returns Home' for by Droga5 New York for Tourism Australia;
'Bloodnormal' by AMV BBDO London for Bodyform/Essity;
and 'Nothing Beats a Londoner' by Wieden+Kennedy London for Nike.
SPOTIFY WINS MEDIA COMPANY OF THE YEAR
For the past decade, Cannes Liones honored the head of a company with the Media Person of the Year award, including former YouTube CEO Salar Kamangar (2013), Vice CEO Shane Smith (2016), Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg (2010) and Universal Music Group CEO Lucian Grainge (2017).
In 2018 - the award went to Spotify - with CEO Daniel Ek accepting it on the company’s behalf.