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More PR Quotes from Cannes

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And we’re back with more insights from seaside France for those readers who, like us, weren’t fortunate enough to score tickets. Feel free to email us your own greatest insights from attendees…as long as they aren’t Kanye.

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The Tweetest Cannes Insights, Part One

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Dear Readers,

We know how much you would like to be hanging out at Cannes this week: hitting the beach, sipping some espresso martinis and–most importantly–soaking up the insights from the biggest names in media.

Don’t stress. For your benefit, we took it upon ourselves to share the best of the event…in the form of quotes recounted by other people on Twitter.

Let’s get social…

  • “An enjoyable yet thoroughly ridiculous spectacle.” – Michael Frolich, Ogilvy PR
  • “I can’t work with anyone who isn’t number one.” – Kanye

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Cannes Lions Selects H&K as First PR Partner

The Cannes Lions International Festival, which has historically focused on advertising, has chosen Hill & Knowlton as its first PR partner.

The festival only began accepting PR award entries in 2009, which is when H&K began staging Cannes events. That year, H&K hosted a PR seminar and the first Cannes Lions tweet-up with Twitter co-founder Biz Stone. This year, they hosted another seminar, a street event, and a videoblog called Cannes Eye.