Discover Ascential

Work at the heart of ‘what’s next’

Ascential is a fast-paced environment where curiosity is embraced, ideas are encouraged and creativity is king. All of our teams pride themselves on doing their work differently. No two brands are the same, but our values – creativity, fairness, empowerment and focus – run through all of them. Learn more about each of our brands below.


Cannes Lions

Cannes Lions, The International Festival of Creativity, is the definitive meeting place for the global creative communications and advertising community. It’s five days of inspiration, aspiration, unlimited magic and potential. The Festival has been championing creative excellence since 1954, with the goal of providing a global destination and the definitive benchmark for creativity that drives progress.

The Work

From better concepts to better pitches and better results – The Work is home to everything creatives need to produce culture-shaping creative success and measurable business growth. Learn from the world’s most extensive collection of Lion-winning work. Go deeper with reports, Festival Talks and video studies on the industry’s hot topics. Find inspiration in creative debriefs on leading global brands and agencies. And celebrate excellence with creative peers from around the world in digital events and competitions. Whatever your creativity looks like, explore insights, strategy, executions and outcomes – and create better.

LIONS Advisory

LIONS Advisory supports brands in creative transformation. We build the foundations for creative excellence and effectiveness – setting the conditions for creativity that wins awards and fuels growth. We partner with the world’s best in their field to help companies committed to creativity embed it into their businesses, from culture to processes. We have worked with a broad range of renowned global brands across different categories. We build and guide brands through end-to-end creative transformation programmes.


WARC is the global authority on marketing effectiveness. We provides rigorous and unbiased evidence, expertise and guidance to help marketers navigate any challenges effectively. Our services include 100,000+ case studies, best practice guides, research papers, special reports, advertising trend data, news and opinion articles, as well as awards, events and advisory services.


Contagious is a creative and strategic intelligence firm that helps agencies and brands supercharge their marketing by learning from the world's most creative and effective companies and campaigns. Through our IQ intelligence platform, consulting services, training and events, we inspire and enable marketers to deliver brave, effective and contagious creativity.


Acuity Pricing helps the UK’s largest retailers and brands to create pricing and proposition strategies that win market share, using real-time price, promotion and product data. We seamlessly scrape, catalogue and automatically matches full-category branded and own-label lines, giving customers easy access to the highest quality and most comprehensive price, promotion and product data and alerts. By taking care of the heavy lifting involved in managing and analysing data, we free customers up to focus on effective decision-making.



Money20/20 is the world’s leading premium content, sales and networking platform for the global money ecosystem. From in-depth analytics to inspirational speakers, our world-class insight and networking opportunities help our customers stay ahead – powering strategies and switching mindsets. The future promises a faster, smoother, more connected money ecosystem. We promise the clearest, sharpest vision of what’s next.


Twentyfold is a game-changing fintech intelligence platform that accelerates smarter deal and partnership sourcing. Powered by Money20/20, we help cut through the noise quickly and efficiently so users can find the right companies, people and investors to do business with. We cover the entire fintech world, not just a few corners of it, providing a competitive edge. Our platform has the largest data repository of fintechs available in the market, and we organise and classify this around an ultra-sharp fintech taxonomy, designed specifically with the needs of fintech professionals in mind. And thanks to our powerful and intuitive search tools, it’s easy to organise future deal pipelines.

Ascential central team

Behind all of our brands is a great central team. From Finance to HR, Legal to Technology and more, our central teams work across Ascential to make magic happen behind the scenes, empowering each of our brands and divisions to shine. If it’s variety you’re looking for, a role in our central team might be just what you need.