Secretary of State for International Trade congratulates Cannes Lions winners

Secretary of State for International Trade, Liam Fox, congratulated the 27 UK creative agencies which together won 90 awards from the Cannes Lions, the second most awards at this years 'festivla of creativity'.

Secretary of State for International Trade, Liam Fox MP, said: “I am delighted by the continued success of the UK creative industry at the Cannes Lions this year. It stands testament to the UK’s reputation as a world-class hub for advertising and marketing services, and I congratulate all UK agencies which brought home awards this year.

“The Department for International Trade is an ardent supporter of the UK’s creative offering and, as global headwinds get stronger and we face a world economic slowdown, we stand ready to help British business succeed abroad in ways that never happened before."

A unique programme of 10 networking events, including bespoke meetings with delegates from China and Korea, ran during the week while approximately 1,000 visitors took part in a special Creativity Is GREAT branded activation space at the Palais, Cannes. 

Creativity is GREAT / Image: GREAT Britain Campaign

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