Dan Wieden Awarded Lion of St. Mark at Cannes
As you probably know, the Cannes Lions Festival of Creativity was this weekend. Aside from being a beautiful excuse to escape to the southern coast of France, the festival honors creative work of all shapes and sizes annually.
W+K NY got a couple shouts, the mothership got a couple more, and Dan himself was honored with the
“You’ve Been Awesome All of Your Life” Award Lion of St. Mark for outstanding contribution to creativity in communications.
Here’s the brief acceptance speech he gave.
Particularly invigorating words around these parts.
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