Lots going on: Among the highlights will be Joe Marchese, president/revenue FOX Networks Group, returning to the Freewheel/Comcast stage Tuesday morning for another Festival highlight.  We have reposted this video of Joe from last June’s FreeWheel/Comcast cabana gig.  Welcome back Joe!

Big Plans:

We have several programs of partnerships set for this week.  Our home base is the Carlton, on the ground floor Cote Salon terrace facing La Croisette and the sea beyond.  Thank you to our friends from Wavemaker for hosting us again in their beautiful space for the week.  

Huge thanks to our partners for this year’s Cannes activations:  FreeWheel/Comcast, IBM, Nielsen, Mediaocean, BrightLine and Wavemaker/GroupM.

Here’s a Rundown of our Key Events and Content Series:

Omnichannel Advertising Forum presented by BrightLine
w/Adobe, IBM, Hulu, Forrester, BrightLine, Essence Global and Twitter
Monday, June 18 at 3:30 p.m. at the Carlton Cote Salon/Wavemaker
Join us by contacting events@beet.tv

Future of Television, presented by FreeWheel, a Comcast company
w/Comcast, FreeWheel, NBCU, FOX, Viacom, Nissan, L’oreal, Wavemaker, OMD, Dentsu Aegis, true[X] and MediaLink with masterful moderator Matt Spiegel.
Tuesday,  June 19, 10:00 a.m. – noon
FreeWheel/Comcast Beach Cabana
For information and to register, visit our page.

IBM & Blockchain & Media, presented by IBM
Tuesday at 1:00 p.m.
IBM Beach Cabana

Cannes in Colors, Inclusion in Action, presented by true[X]
Tuesday, June 19,  2:00 pm – 4:00 pm
Spotify Beach (by invitation only)
Series sponsor true[X]

The Annual Nielsen + Beet.TV Yacht Party
Tuesday, June 19, from 9:00 – midnight
The Nielsen Yacht, Albert Edward Jetee
We have a few spots left if you contact events@beet.tv

The Annual Beet.TV Alumni Reunion presented with Wavemaker
Wednesday, June 20, 5:45 p.m. to 7:45 p.m.
Past participants in the Beet Retreat & friends
The Carlton, Cote Salon/Wavemaker (terrace)

The Global Addressable TV Advertising Forum
Thursday, June 21, 11:00 – noon
w/SKY, Finecast and E&Y
The Carlton, Cote Salon/Wavemaker space
Contact us if you want to join us at events@beet.tv

Mediaocean Content Series
We will be producing a series on media supply and transparency.  Taping throughout the week. More to come on this. Hope to see you there, if not soon!

It’s going to be a great week.