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NICKELODEON & VIACOM CONSUMER PRODUCTS UK HONOURS LICENSEES AND RETAIL PARTNERS AT ANNUAL AWARDS

London, Thursday 30th March – Nickelodeon & Viacom Consumer Products (NVCP) held their annual UK Achievement Awards today at London’s Ham Yard Hotel.  Recognising the accomplishments of UK retail and license partners across the year, eight awards were presented by Marianne James, VP Commercial Partnerships, Consumer Products and Experiences, Nickelodeon UK & Ireland along with Mark Kingston, GM & SVP EMEA & International Promotions & Consumer Packaged Goods Viacom International Media Networks. The pair were joined on stage by Chase and Marshall from the hit Nick Jr. property, PAW Patrol.

“Over the last twelve months, we have seen our portfolio perform extraordinarily well at retail with our pre-school brands driving a lot of new business and our evergreen properties  more than holding their own,” said Marianne James, VP Commercial Partnerships, Consumer Products and Experiences, Nickelodeon UK & Ireland. “These annual awards provide us an opportunity to celebrate the success of the last year and recognise the phenomenal contribution made by our partners.”

Asda won for Retail Campaign of the Year for the PAW Patrol Summer campaign. The Entertainer were named Retail Partnership of the Year in recognition of the support shown to the Nickelodeon and Nick Jr. brands with their range of Science Kits and Dough Lines, now available internationally.

Blues Clothing took the award for Softlines Partnership with Egmont Publishing named Content Partner of the Year. 

MV (outdoor) won for Innovative Hard Line Product or Range with their Chase Cruiser receiving a special mention from the NVCP team. 

Dr. Martens were lauded for the Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles range winning Collaboration of the Year while Sambro were named Licensee of the Year with their efforts in pursuing business opportunities and developing diverse and innovative product lines praised.

Danilo’s relationship with NVCP was recognised with the greetings cards, gift wrap, calendar and diary company receiving the award for Long-Standing Partnership.

Complete List of Winners:
Retail Campaign of the Year
Asda PAW Patrol Summer event

Retail Partnership of the Year
The Entertainer

Soft Lines Partner of the Year
Blues Clothing Ltd.

Content Partner of the Year
Egmont Publishing

Innovative Hard Line Product or Range of the Year
MV (outdoor)

Collaboration of the Year
Dr. Martens Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles range

Licensee of the Year
Sambro

Long-standing Partnership
Danilo

The home of SpongeBob SquarePants, Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles, PAW Patrol and Dora the Explorer, Nickelodeon UK & Ireland Network is available in over 13 million cable and satellite homes and now reaches more than 10 million viewers a month.  Launched in 1993, the top-performing Nickelodeon network comprises seven dedicated entertainment channels for kids aged 4-15 and their families: Nickelodeon, Nickelodeon HD, Nickelodeon +1, Nicktoons, Nick Jr., Nick Jr. +1 and Nick Jr. Too. The entertainment company has built a diverse multi-platform business by putting kids first in everything it does – Kids Rule! Content is at the core of the business with critically-acclaimed and hugely-popular television programming from the UK and around the world. In addition to the quality television programmes, Nickelodeon also produces bespoke content available online and  on Nick Play, as well as consumer product and recreation opportunities such as the UK’s first-ever Nick theme park, Nickelodeon Land and the Nickelodeon Store in Leicester Square.

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For more information, additional quotes or images please contact:
Nickelodeon UK & Ireland
Kate Dickson
Communications Director
kate.dickson@nickelodeon.co.uk
0203 580 3121


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