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LBB & Friends Beach - The Cannes Clubhouse Returns

Associations, Award Shows and Festivals
Cannes, France
Theme for this year’s content, sponsored by MCA is ‘Creativity in 2023: Better Together’

When the LBB & Friends Beach launched in 2010, the Cannes Lions landscape was pretty different. “We saw the need for a hub for our members. A place where they would be able to easily find all the people they needed to meet down in Cannes, in one place,” says LBB co-Founder Sarah Cooper.

Flash forward to 2023 and the only thing that remains consistent about the scene along La Croisette is the LBB & Friends Beach, which brings together people from all over the global ad industry. And with everyone on the beach eager to network, meet new contacts and celebrate with old friends, you’ll find a friendly and festive atmosphere. “Cannes Lions has grown massively,” says Sarah, “and the LBB Beach is an important part of the event for many. If you are travelling solo, or part of a small team trying to make a big impact, access to the LBB Beach is incredibly valuable.”

As ever, Little Black Book will be joined by a group of fantastic sponsors whose support of the Beach means that this annual institution can return. We’ll be introducing all the sponsors to you over the coming months. Please make a point of reaching out to them ahead of Cannes, or find them on the beach in June. 

Whether this is your first year at Cannes Lions, or 50th, it’s an overwhelming experience with much seemingly happening simultaneously at the Palais des Festivals, and up and down the coast and into the hills. The LBB Beach provides a space where you can find all the people you need to meet. 

We’ll be bringing you a programme of events from Tuesday through Friday. The theme of our content this year - sponsored by MCA - is ‘Creativity in 2023: Better Together’. 

We have a line up of panels designed to inspire, educate, provoke conversations and help us all to work - and collaborate - better. You can see this here and we hope you’ll come and join us. You are - after all - in Cannes to work and you need to justify the ROI of that rosé budget, so come and listen to and network with the panelists. 

The guest list for the LBB & Friends Beach is now closed but if you are an LBB member company get in touch with sarah @ 

Tuesday June 20 - Friday June 23, 10:30-18:00

LBB & Friends Beach sponsored by:

Content Sponsor:



Adobe | Advertising Producers Association Backyard |

Chesterfield Insurance Brokers Limited | Clear Channel UK | Edelman |

George P Johnson | Girl&Bear | Global Production Network | 

Good-Loop ICCO PR | Keynes Digital | 

Kurio // The Social Media Age(ncy) | momentum | MSQ | MullenLowe Group | 

Onetag | Peach | PRovoke Media | 

Talon | thenetworkone | UK Advertising at Cannes Lions


Happy Hour Sponsor:

Porter Novelli

Work from LBB & Friends Beach
The Key to Comedy in Advertising
Why So Serious?
What Keeps Marketers Up At Night