Develop an Innovative Communication Strategy
24-hour Communication Challenge + Virtual Presentation
Registrations are closed
Main Partner Digital
Thanks to Hearts & Science, winners will receive delegate passes to Cannes Lions and the right to represent Czechia in worldwide Young Lions competitions.
Fri 24 Mar 2023 at 09:00 | Briefing session | in-person
Mon 27 Mar 2023 | Presentations, Winners & Feedbacks sessions | virtual
Mon 04 Apr 2023 at 19:00 | Awards & Networking Night | in-person
The Young Lions Media Competition challenges young professionals from agencies and client organisations and freelancers.
Each team consists of two young professionals who work for any type of agency, client organisation (including small local brands) or as a freelancer. Teams can be combined.
It suits best to Strategists, Idea makers, Account managers, Media specialists, Media planners, etc.
All Young Lions participating in the competitions must be 31 or younger, born on or after 23 Jun 1992. A good understanding of spoken and written English is essential.
The Media category capacity is 25 teams.
24-hour Challenge | From Brief to Work Submission
Create an innovative communication concept and strategy detailing how the idea will be executed and media creatively used. The strategic idea must be demonstrated clearly across the selected media channels. Demonstrate your concept and strategy in 10 slides PowerPoint presentation. A few days later, pitch your work in 5 minutes to the Media jury. The competition is entirely in English.
No more than 10 slides to describe your communication strategy. Later to be presented to the jury.
Consist of 3 parts (max. 150 words each): Creative Idea/Insight. Strategy. Execution.
You will get 5 minutes to pitch your work to a jury, followed by a 5-minute Q&A.This is the time to shine and persuade the jury about the power of your campaign.
Take part in a race to greatness. Wherever you are in your career, just starting or super senior, you can benefit from it.
Like in sports, some go for the win and others for the experience. And everybody gets learning.
The Most Practical Way of Learning
You are naturally motivated to give your best performance as you participate in a competition. Moreover, you can compare your thinking and proposed solutions with others.
Unleash your Creative Potential
We ask you to be as creative as possible and come up with something extraordinary. We want you to enjoy the joy of creating. It is the feeling you want to experience every day. It's addictive.
Build on Your Experience
Young Lions unmasks your strengths and weaknesses. You get lots of input on where to focus your effort and energy to better yourself, both in expertise and skills.
Is Your Great Good Enough?
So you think you are great. Bring your A-game and show it to the industry. Winning the competition will give you the proof; it takes only 24 hours to know it for sure.
Shine Bright Like a Star
Succeed in the competition and enjoy it. You will get recognition and credit from your peers, superiors, competitors, clients, parents, partners, and even your pets. Fame awaits you.
Accelerate Your Career
Winning such a coveted accolade as Young Lions gets you into the spotlight of our industry and brings you more exciting opportunities sooner than expected. We have plenty of such examples.
Partners & Supporters
Our partners support the development of the young generation of brand communication 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.
Main Partner Media
Hearts & Science is a marketing agency belonging to the Omnicom family. We are a strategic partner for those who need functional, tailor-made solutions. We solve complex marketing challenges. We connect different talent, tools & methodologies and each combination is unique. We listen and strive to have strong connections with our clients and to understand them. We aim to uncover their real, underlying challenges. We look for the most valuable insights about consumers and their behaviour to drive measurable results.
Entry Fee13.600 Kč (+VAT)
What Is Included
Participation of your team in a competition and the opportunity to win.
Recording of your presentation and Q&A.
Individual feedback session for each team with the jury.
Recording of your feedback session with the jury.
Entry to the Awards & Networking night.
Opportunity to attend Winners camp – for all medalists.