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Young Lions competitions and training programme develop ability and ambition to create excellent communications solutions.

01 – 11 Apr 2022 | 5 categories | 24-hour challenge | Hybrid

Digital | Marketers | Media | PR | Print


Will you accept the challenge?

From marketers to aspiring creative directors, it’s a competition to suit people from every corner of the communication industry. Create a team and answer a brief set by a non-profit organisation.  It is the perfect opportunity to put your talent in the spotlight and get invaluable learning.


Creative Excellence. Personal Excellence.

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Young Lions 2022

01 – 11 Apr | 5 categories



Registration opens on 31 Jan 2022

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24-hour challenge

Young Lions

Young Lions competitions are a unique training programme for all young brand communication professionals* that develop their healthy ambition and ability to create excellent communications solutions.

The only platform where young professionals can find out how good they are compared to their peers, develop their creative and personal excellence and accelerate their career development.

If you love it and you’re serious about it, you come back every year to take a challenge again, discover more, learn more and succeed.

Young Lions are for everyone working in the communication industry. From newbies to seniors, from clients organisations to agencies to freelancers.




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About

Competitions

Young Lions competitions are once a year opportunity to form a team of two and alongside with their peers take a 24 hours challenge to create an excellent communication solution on the client’s brief and submit their work online. The clients are usually non-profit projects, charity or social causes. Participants can choose one of five different categories – Digital, Marketers, Media, PR, Print. Each category has its specifics and brings a different challenge. Some categories limit who is eligible for entry.

A few days later, teams pitch their ideas in 5 minutes to the jury and get specific feedback from the most respected professionals from our industry. If they scored among the bests – the medalists, they win a place in Winners Camp. It’s 2 days packed with masterclasses and practical training with world-class professionals. Winning Young Lions means gaining a coveted award closely watched by the whole industry.



About

Training Programme

Powerful learning through experience by working under time pressure.

Young Lions develop competencies in communication, cooperation, creative and critical thinking, problem-solving, decision making, getting things done, pitching, and presenting. Their provides group and individual feedback sessions and create an invaluable experience for personal and professional self-reflection.



Five

Categories

Participants can choose one of five different categories. Each category has its specifics and brings a different challenge. Some categories limit who is eligible for entry. All details can be found on individual categories pages.



Digital led campaign

Digital

Unleash your digital expertise and create an integrated digital-led campaign.


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Product or service creation

Marketers

Use your brand and create an innovative solution that answers the challenge from the brief.


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Ad creation

Print

Showcase your creative skills and produce a briliant print ad.


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Strategic thinking

Media

Develop an innovative communication strategy and demonstrate how you intend to use selected media channels.


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PR campaign

PR

Create an innovative PR Campaign in response to a client’s brief.


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What when

Timeline

We brief all categories in one day, on Friday 01 Apr. After the briefing session of your category, you have 24 hours to deliver your entry.



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Warmup meeting – Q&As

08 Feb 2022 at 19:00 | Online


Attend the event and learn lots of useful tips and recommendations from previous winners and jury members. Also, get answers to all you need to know about the Young Lions competitions and training program.


Warmup meeting – Workshop

24 Feb 2022 at 19:00 | Online


Attend the event and learn lots of useful tips and recommendations from previous winners and jury members. Also, get answers to all you need to know about the Young Lions competitions and training program.


Competitions

01 – 08 Apr 2022 | Hybrid


The main event. The challenge that will make you work under pressure in a team and give the effort of doing the best you are capable of. It will show you how good you are and help you get better.



Awards & Networking

11 Apr 2022 | Live


Final get together live meeting. Have a drink, chat and network with those who participated in Young Lions 2022 – attendees, juries, partners. Let´s celebrate the best work with the winners and meet those who will be awarded to Young Lions Hall of Fame.


Winners Camp

27 – 28 May 2022 | Online


This camp is dedicated to all medalists and their further development and growth in personal and creative excellence. Two days packed with top-notch workshops and training. The camp also gives medalists a chance to get to know each other better and connect.



Detailed

Competitions Timeline

See detailed timeline for all categories.


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From Good to Great

Learning Experience

We have created the development platform for future stars. We bring unique experience supporting professional & personal development. We cultivate both creative and critical thinking via Feedback sessions.

01. Creative thinking

Find the way how to come up with the most creative and innovative ideas.


02. Working under pressure

You have only 24-hour for the creation of something extraordinary. Time is running; a clock is ticking. Learn to control your stress level.


03. Co-operation

You and your partner in the team have to find the way how to communicate clearly, come to an agreement, be productive and work efficiently.


04. Decision making

There are no clients, no your directors, only you and your partner. You judge your concepts and ideas; you select direction of your work, you make the decision.


Those who help us

Our Partners & Supporters

Our partners support the development of the young generation of creative professionals and help them to grow in their ability to bring great creative ideas and innovative communication solutions needed for the commercial success of brands in today’s dynamically changing environment.

If you want to find out more about all our partners, not only general ones, go to the Partners page of to individual categories where you can find our category partners and supporters.














Q&As | Tue 08 Feb 2022 & Workshop | Thu 24 Feb 2022

Warmup Meetings

Warmup Meetings are designed to give you a chance to get answers to all you need to know about the Young Lions competitions and training program and also to learn lots of useful tips and recommendations and creative techniques from previous winners and jury members.


Q&As
08 Feb 2022 | 19:00-20:30 | Young Lions 2022:  Key info, tips & recommendation | Online


REGISTER TO Q&As

Workshop
24 Feb 2022 | 19:00-21:30 | Learn useful technics | Online


REGISTER TO WORKSHOP