Asia Pacific’s festival of creativity, Cannes in Cairns, is back for an even bigger and better third year — and there’s stuff you need to know.
Take a minute and add some of these dates in the diary, or don’t, and summit to major FOMO and a significantly less productive career.
As a reminder, with no less than 1,200 attendees this year, Cannes in Cairns has become a magnet for innovative and bold minds across APAC in the world of advertising, media, marketing, communications, tech and more.
From author and entrepreneur Zoë Foster Blake, investigative journalist at The Australian Hedley Thomas and award-winning Australian journalist, writer and radio/TV presenter Stan Grant, to executive chairman at S4 Capital, Sir Martin Sorrell and global head of marketing at Flight Centre, Clinton Hearne — the list of 2023 speakers has helped cement the event as an annual must-attend industry staple.
There’s also the Cairns Crocodiles Awards — an entirely new beast coming to Tropical North Queensland next year. See here for more on The Crocs.
So don’t delay, get in on the action and note the dates below:
Super early bird tickets on sale: 20 September 2023
Session Picker closing: 30 November 2024
Early bird tickets start: 31 Dec 2023
Crocodiles – Entries open (super early bird): Wednesday 10 Jan 2024
Crocodiles – Super early bird entries close: Friday 9 Feb 2024
Crocodiles – On time entries close: Friday 23 Feb 2024
Crocodiles – Late entries: Friday 1 March 2024
Side Events EOI open: 4 March 2024
General Admission: 31 March 2024
Full agenda release: 4 March 2024
Welcome party theme announcement: 25 March 2024
Crocodiles – Shortlist announced: Thursday 18 April, 2024
Side Events closed: 13 May 2024
Cannes in Cairns 2024: 4-7 June 2024
Crocodiles – Live judging: Monday 3 June, 2024
Crocodiles – Awards Night: Thursday June 6 , 2024
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