CMC Rights Exchange @LBF 2016

cmc-rights-exchange-logo-horizontalThe UK’s market event for Children’s Publishers, Authors’ Agents, TV, Interactive, Film, Games and App Producers and Licensing Executives at The London Book Fair.

Date: Thursday 14 April 2016
Venue: Olympia, Hammersmith RoadKensington, London W14 8UX

Speakers: Stephanie Barton (Macmillan Children’s Books), Emily Campan (Penguin Random House), David Maybury (Scholastic), Fi Murray (Vivid Toy Group), Jeff Norton (Awesome), Cally Poplak (Egmont), Katie Price (Hachette), Steve Reece (Kids Brand Insight), Barbara Robinson (Mothercare), Christopher Skala (TaDa Kids), Alison Warner (Technicolor), Jon Watts (MTM)

RE16The CMC Rights Exchange was a must for anyone looking to buy and sell children’s IP – especially if you planned to build partnerships to take content across platforms.

The CMC Rights Exchange took place for the second year at The London Book Fair, offering a wide range of new benefits including access to 1500 exhibitors and 25,000 publishing professionals from around the world.

By signing up delegates received:

  • London Book FairAccess to CMC-curated conference-style sessions exploring case studies and executive opinion on new ways of building content brands.
  • Access to pre-bookable one-to-one meetings to develop those new relationships.
  • A free pass to The London Book Fair at Olympia from Tuesday 12 till Thursday 14 April 2016.
  • Delegates also benefited from open sessions being offered by CMC to all Book Fair attendees in the Book Fair Children’s Hub on 14 April.

Confirmed attendees at the Rights Exchange Market Meetings included…

  • Ryan Beaird and Kelvyn Gardiner LIMA
  • Emily Campan, Penguin Random House
  • Peter Curtis and Nick Barrington, Nurture Rights
  • Marion Edwards, Dreamworks
  • Kate Fawcett, BBC Children’s
  • Anne-Marie Hansen and Liz Cross, Oxford University Press
  • Stephen Moore, Paul Kohner Inc. literary agency
  • David Maybury, Scholastic
  • Jamila Metran, CITV
  • Rebecca McNally, Bloomsbury Children’s Books
  • Rebecca Nash, Templar Publishing – Bonnier Group
  • Fi Murray and Emma Weber, Vivid Toy Group
  • Katie Price, Hachette
  • Belinda Rasmussen, Macmillan Children’s Books
  • Steve Reece, Kids Brand Insight
  • Barbara Robinson. Mothercare
  • Grainne Rowe, Disney UK
  • Tim Searle, Tiger Aspect
  • Anna Silver, Nickelodeon
  • Helen Stroud, Collingwood and Company
  • Christopher Skala, TaDa TV
  • Alison Warner, Technicolor
  • Lorna Withrington, eOne


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

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