UAE Wins 26 Lions at the Cannes Lions Festival 2017

July 3, 2017

Y&R Dubai Award Win at Cannes Lions 2017

The Cannes Lions International Festival of Creativity – the largest gathering of worldwide advertising professionals, designers, digital innovators and marketers, drew to a close on 24th June in Cannes, France and saw the United Arab Emirates walk away with 26 Lions in total – 2 Gold Lions, 11 Silver Lions and 13 Bronze Lions across a number of categories. United Arab Emirates also earned 83 shortlists at this year’s Festival.

It is worthy to note that this year’s Festival received a total of 41,170 entries across 24 lion categories – with a total of 997 entries from creative agencies based in United Arab Emirates.

Below is a list of Lion wins by United Arab Emirates:


As the official representative of the Cannes Lions International Festival of Creativity in the UAE, Motivate and Motivate Val Morgan will host the UAE Cannes Lions 2017 Awards Ceremony in the month of September.

Stay tuned for further updates!



Source: Cannes Lions international Festival of Creativity