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Martin Sorrell: why I became a convert to Cannes

Here’s another of Adweek’s filmed nuggets from Cannes; this one with now seasoned Riviera boulevardier Sir Martin Sorrell of WPP (that man again) explaining how he became a convert to the excesses of the Martinez and the Gutter Bar. We’re ...

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Cannes Media Lions awards dispute between WPP’s Sorrell and Omnicom’s de Nardis is also personal

WPP chief Sir Martin Sorrell has rightly been basking in the reflected glory of the Cannes sunshine. Three successive years, three successive triumphs as holding company of the year at the International Festival of Creativity. It’s the pinnacle moment for ...

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How much is a Cannes Lion worth? $10m on entries plus $500,000 for the party?

Sounds extraordinary doesn’t it but that’s what one Cannes veteran reckons one agency network spent on this year’s ad beanfeast. No idea if ‘entries’ includes board and lodging but it probably doesn’t. One entry for the film awards costs around ...

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