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Viacom International Media Networks
Vice President, Consumer Products UK & Ireland & European Retail Sales & Marketing
Marianne James is VP Consumer Products UK & Ireland and European Retail Sales & Marketing for Viacom International Media Networks (VIMN). In her role Marianne is responsible for planning, developing and implementing consumer products licensing, product & retail strategy as well as achieving the department’s revenue targets. Prior to joining VIMN, Marianne held positions at Unilever and Elco UK.
Changing Channels: Commissioner Conversations with the Commercial Networks
This session features the content teams of the 3 biggest cable and satellite kids networks. With speakers covering development, acquisitions, co-production, programming, production and general channel management, this is your chance to see what has been working for Disney , Turner and Nickelodeon UK, what they’re looking for in the future and how best to approach them. One-to-one meetings with key executives will follow the session – in the Workstation Mezzanine. This session begins with a presentation by Changemaker 19 year old Beth Reekles, author. Changemaker producers Jake Hobbs, Head of Digital & Vicky Brophy, Head of Production, Wonky Films. View Beth's presentation…
Licensed to Thrill
Join Children’s Brand licensing experts from TV, Film, Agents, Publishing and major Retail - all willing to share their wisdom on what it takes to turn a new children’s IP into a smash hit consumer product. Share their experiences of developing a children’s brand into a huge multi-million pound selling hit or of licensing projects that sadly end up in the bargain bin. Gain general insights and plan your questions for a 1-2-1 licensing advice clinic which follows this session in the Workstation Mezzanine, when the expert panelists can offer a personal review of your own potential hit brand.
Opening Keynote: Nadiya Hussain
Nadiya Hussain, writer and presenter, will deliver this year’s CMC Opening Keynote…