Steve Blakeman

Posts by Steve Blakeman

  • Cannes Lions

    Countdown to Creativity: Cannes Lions 2017

    June 17, 2017

    This guest post was contributed by Steve Blakeman, Managing Director-Global Accounts, OMD.  The 64th iteration of the annual Rosé Drinking Championship — er, I mean, the Cannes Lions Festival of Creativity — commences on Saturday, and I’ve taken a sneak peak at the schedule of events to see what’s hot and what’s not. Over the past decade, the trend at Cannes has...

  • Talent: If You Don't Evolve, You Dissolve

    June 23, 2016

    This guest post was contributed by Steve Blakeman, Managing Director, OMD. This post is part of our coverage of the Cannes Lions International Festival of Creativity, which takes place June 18-25. Our coverage will focus on the themes of Talent Brand and the Future of Marketing.  Talent. The biggest issue facing agencies and clients alike. So I guess it wasn't a...

  • Cannes Lions 2016: Will They Roar or Will They Whimper?

    June 20, 2016

    This guest post was contributed by Steve Blakeman, Managing Director, OMD. This post is part of our coverage of the Cannes Lions International Festival of Creativity, which takes place June 18-25. Our coverage will focus on the themes of Talent Brand and the Future of Marketing.  The annual advertising industry equivalent of the Oscars, the Cannes Lions...