Cannes Lions 2017: Where to Find the Flipboard Team

Danika Azzarelli / June 14, 2017

(Photo: JEAN CHRISTOPHE MAGNENET/AFP/Getty Images)

With the 64th International Festival of Creativity right around the corner, we wanted to make sure you knew where to find Flipboard in Cannes. We’ll be sharing insights in a few sessions that you won’t want to miss, covering everything from the future of mobile video to redefining female success. If you’ll also be in the South of France, we look forward to seeing you there! Mark your calendars for the following events.

Whether or not you’ll be on the Croisette, we are curating all the news and industry trends from your favorite sources so you can stay up to date on all things Cannes on Flipboard.

All Week: Flipboard at the IAA Cabana

Throughout the week, Flipboard will have space at the IAA Cabana where our team will host meetings to introduce an upcoming research study measuring the impact of mindset on consumer engagement and discuss our brand safety guarantee, as well as share mobile consumption trends and audience insights unique to Flipboard.

Location: Cabana Row, 19 & 20

How to get in: You can access the cabana with your delegate pass or email events@flipboard.com to let us know when you’d like to stop by.

All Week: The Girls’ Lounge

All are welcome to stop by The Girls’ Lounge, where Flipboard is a sponsor. Hear from the inspirational people changing industry culture and advocating for diversity in leadership.

Location: Grand Hyatt Cannes, Hotel Martinez, Penthouse #731

How to get in: No need to RSVP, come by when your schedule allows. However, you will need a hotel pass this year if you don’t have a delegate badge.

Flipboard, Twitter & IAB Breakfast Brainstorm on the Future of Mobile Video

Join us for breakfast and conversation led by Randall Rothenberg, IAB President and CEO, in discussion with key executives from Twitter, Flipboard, and more to summarize key trends from this year’s Digital Content NewFronts and prepare for the future of mobile video.

When: 6/19, Monday @ 10:00am

Location: #TwitterTerrace, 55 Boulevard de la Croisette

How to get in: Please RSVP to events@flipboard.com

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Content Is Dead (Or Is It)?! @ The Oracle Deck

Join Flipboard Managing Editor Gabriella Schwarz in conversation with panelists from Vox Media and General Mills, to talk about how brands and publishers can find the ideal relationship between content and data.

When: 6/21, Wednesday @ 3:00pm

Location: Oracle Deck, on the beach outside of the Palais

How to get in: Anyone with a delegate badge is welcome to join

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Redefining Female Success @ The Girls’ Lounge

Flipboard’s Gabriella Schwarz will be moderating a conversation with Tina Brown, CEO Tina Brown Live Media, and others who are busting stereotypes and redefining what female success looks like, both in and out of advertising.

When: 6/22, Thursday @ 9:00am

Location: Grand Hyatt Cannes, Hotel Martinez, Penthouse #731

How to get in: No need to RSVP, all are welcome.

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Fake News and the Real Implications @ The IAA Cabanas 

Schwarz, also Flipboard’s Head of News, will be speaking on a panel about the implications of fake news for advertisers and the steps needed to combat it at the IAA.

When: 6/22, Thursday @ 11:00am

Location: Cabana Row, #19 & 20

How to get in: You can access the cabana with your delegate pass or let a team member know that you’d like to attend.

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The Vital Components of a Brand-Safe Environment @ The IAA Cabanas

Fast Co.’s Editor Bob Safian will moderate a conversation between Flipboard, Havas, and Twitter to explore the importance of partnerships, power of people, future of technology, and metrics that matter in achieving brand safety

When: 6/22, Thursday @ 11:45am

Location: Cabana Row, #19 & 20

How to get in: You can access the cabana with your delegate pass or let a team member know that you’d like to attend.

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~Danika Azzarelli is co-curating Cannes Lions 2017