Carol Cone Named to Inaugural Cannes PR Lions Jury



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Carol Cone Named to Inaugural Cannes PR Lions Jury

Cone one of only two American judges


Boston (May 11, 2009) – Cone Chairman and Founder Carol Cone was named to the jury of the inaugural Cannes PR Lions awards at the 56th Cannes Lions International Advertising Festival in June.

The PR Lions honor the creative use of reputation management by the building and preservation of trust and understanding between individuals, businesses or organizations and their publics. The inaugural jury is comprised of 13 senior practitioners from agencies across the world, and Cone is one of only two American judges named to the panel.

“I feel honored to be included among such a prestigious group,” says Cone. “This will be a great opportunity to experience some of the best PR work on an international level.”

Cone was also asked to speak at the festival where she shared insights into selecting the right cause and partners.


Cone ( is a strategy and communications agency engaged in building brand trust. Cone creates stakeholder loyalty and long-term relationships through the development and execution of Cause Brandingsm, Brand Marketing, Corporate Responsibility and Crisis Prevention and Management initiatives. Cone is apart of the Omnicom Group (NYSE: OMC) (