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The CMC organises events throughout the year – including workshops, seminars, and delegations to international markets.



Friday 27th April 2018 - Wednesday 2nd May 2018

In partnership with the Department for International Trade, CMC is organising TAP grants for the China International Cartoon and Animation Festival in the city of Hangzhou, near Shanghai, at the end of April 2018.     CICAF is the only state-supported professional animation festival in China. It welcomes over a million visitors to its public events and as an internal market for Chinese animators it turns around over $2bn in business deals.  CICAF features a huge licensed product exhibition and various conferences and markets. iABC is the international business arm of the event with conference sessions and a meetings area for business one-to-ones.…

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TAP Grants @MIFA 2018

Tuesday 12th June 2018 - Friday 15th June 2018

In partnership with the Department for International Trade, CMC is organising TAP grants for MIFA in Annecy, France in June 2018. If you are interested in applying for a TAP grant, please send your expression of interest to: Note: A company can only receive 6 TAP grants since April 2009. The children’s content community has been fortunate in seeing an increase in the number of events which have become eligible for TAP grants.  Companies planning to apply for a TAP grant for markets such as CICAF/ iABC, MIFA, MipJnr or Kidscreen Summit should consider your market priorities before applying, so that you do…

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CMC 2018

Tuesday 3rd July 2018 - Thursday 5th July 2018

CMC 2018 runs from Tuesday 3 – Thursday 5 July where 1,200 delegates converge on Sheffield, UK for keynotes and over 60 sessions. What's Included? Access to the Tuesday evening keynote Ticket for the Tuesday drinks reception Access to all sessions on Wednesday and Thursday Wednesday and Thursday lunches Break-time teas and coffees on Wednesday and Thursday Access to the Wednesday evening keynote Ticket for the Wednesday night party Opening Keynote - Michael Rosen Acclaimed Poet, broadcaster, YouTube star, children's advocate and former Children’s Laureate Michael Rosen will deliver the CMC 2018 Opening Keynote on Tuesday 3 July at 6pm.   Our Conference theme - 'What's…

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