Why Cannes is Important to Agencies

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Every year thousands of agency staffers from around the world descend on Cannes to soak up the sun and drink free rose, but they’re also looking for inspiration from their peers and the rest of the industry.

Digiday caught up with Tom O’Keefe, executive creative director for Draftfcb North America, to get a sense of why the festival’s importance is growing in the agency world, and what delegates hope to take away from their week besides a hangover and a hefty expenses report.

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