CMC Exchange @LBF

Date: Thursday 14 March 2019
Venue: Olympia, Hammersmith Road, Kensington, London W14 8UX

was a full day of market meetings at LBF 2019 where producers met broadcasters, publishers, licensing companies & distributors to pitch IP. Brand owners and publishers meet potential partners in this brand partnership market. Delegates came to develop their reach into licensing, retail, events and other fields in the most efficient and cost effective way.

Participants who took meetings included:

Photo: The London Book Fair

Sarah Lonsdale 9 Story Media Group
John Knowles & Tony Reed BBC Children’s
Helen Stroud Collingwood and Co
Michael Dee Coolabi
Tiffany Leeson Egmont Publishing
Josie Grierson eOne Family and Brands
Sid Khemka Digital Konnect
Darren Nartey ITV
Ryan Beaird Licensing Industry Merchandisers’ Association
Angelo Abela Lime Pictures
Belinda Ioni Rasmussen Macmillan Children’s Books
Louise Maloney Milkshake!
Will Cartwright-Harwood, Lynsey O’Callaghan & Chris Rose Nickelodeon
Hanna Pajunen-Walsh R&B Licensing
Gill Evans Rock the Boat
Vickie O’Malley Rockpool Licensing
Claudia Dalley, Craig Hunter & Sarah Muller Sony Pictures Television Networks
Tim Collins The Brand Director
Courtney Arumugam, Arabella Stein & Vicki Willden Lebrecht The Bright Agency
Deirdre McDermott Walker Books
Julia Rowlands Zodiak Kids

By signing up delegates received:

  • Access to pre-bookable one-to-one meetings. The CMC Exchange’s Meeting Mojo system profiles all attendees, puts all attendees in direct contact with each other, and structures the meeting schedule through the day.
  • Your own table to meet attendees, plus lunch and refreshments.
  • Access to CMC’s sessions in the Book Fair Children’s Hub on the same day.
  • free pass to The London Book Fair at Olympia 12-14 March 2019.

CMC Sessions @LBF

On Thursday 14 March the CMC curated sessions will be running at the Children’s Hub at London Book Fair. The sessions centred around ‘Knowing your Consumer: On all platforms, at all ages, now and in the future.’

Speakers for the Children’s Hub included: Susan Bolsover Penguin Random House; Tim Collins The Brand Director; Sam Ferguson Jazwares; Trudi Hayward bRAND-WARD; Ashley Holman Riverside Brands and Richard North Wow Stuff.


The CMC Exchange @LBF was situated within the Children’s Zone at The London Book Fair at Olympia London in Kensington. Travel and venue information can be found on their website here.

The CMC Exchange @LBF is curated by the Exchange @LBF Advisory Committee.

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