If you thought the festival season in the French Riviera had drawn to a close with the packing up of the well-trodden Cannes Film Festival red carpet, it’s time to think again!
Less well known than the glamorous, celebrity-studded Film Festival, the Cannes Lions Festival (17th – 22nd June) is nevertheless one of the most inspiring and educating media events in the calendar, which never fails to draw in the biggest names in the creative communications industry. The list of speakers for this year’s 59th international festival reads like a who’s who of the most inspirational and diverse personalities currently operating in the creative arena, ranging from the celebrated philosopher Alain de Botton, to directorial genius Ridley Scott to President Clinton.
The festival is essentially a celebration of excellence in creativity, whether in film, PR, radio or journalism. Moreover, it is an international meeting place for all the top names in advertising and brand communications, making it the most important networking event in the calendar for the creative industry.
With ten days to go until the Festival officially opens, now is the perfect time to get looking at charters in the stunning port of Cannes in order to enjoy the festival from the uniquely luxurious surrounds of your own private yacht. Between enjoying the many events, world-class speakers and seminars the Festival has to offer, why not take advantage of our great Cannes itinerary to explore the nearby Lerins Islands, or pop to St Tropez for the day charter to enjoy the beach scene and lunch at Club 55.
Check out our great day boats in Cannes to book your charter for entertaining and celebrating in the South of France during this fantastic event!