For the first time in history, Slovakia has cooperated with associations and partners to utilize all of the Young Lions categories, with 14 of the contestants have the chance to join the Cannes World Creativity Festival. The Young Lions competition is designed for young professionals who are passionate about creativity in communications. The competition is open to those aged 30 or under who currently work within creative communications. The organizers decided to open all 7 available categories in Slovakia, specifically in Print, Cyber, Design, Film, PR, Marketers and Media. The very last category is what got Starmedia Co. very enthusiastic and as the active member of AMA, is proud to have the great amount of participants that are ready to compete.
"2017 is a great year for young Advertising geeks in Slovakia since they can leverage up to 7 categories within YL competition to show off their skills and I honestly couldn´t be more proud that we have several teams from Starmedia Co. ready to rock the Media category. I believe it´s a great opportunity to test ideas & learn how to (co)work in a tense time pressure to come up with brilliant strategy and am really excited to see how all participants will cope." Says Andrea Petriscakova, the digital director of Starmedia Co. and this years YL jury member.
Starmedia Co. is excited to support the young talents, energy, and skills that brings the creative ideas to life. The Young Lions Slovakia competition is the Young Lions national round, which is a part of the Cannes Lions International Festival every year. The finals of the competition will be held at the Zlaty Klinec Festival 2017 on Friday, May 26, in Bratislava, Istropolis, where selected finalists from all of the categories will present their work. Winning Young Lions Slovakia 2017 national round will serve as a nomination for the Young Lions 2017 international round of the Cannes Lions Festival, which will take place on June 17-24, 2017. Thus, up to 14 young professionals competing in two-member teams can be nominated for Cannes, one for each category.