Licensing Hall of Fame

hall-of-fameLIMA Licensing Industry Hall of Fame

This award is the highest honor bestowed by the Licensing Industry Merchandisers’ Association. It is open to creators, marketers, manufacturers, and any others that have made a continual and outstanding contribution to the licensing industry. Individuals that are or have been active in the licensing industry for a minimum of 15 years and meet the following criteria are eligible for this award.

The Hall of Fame inductees for 2014 are Debra Joester and Joanne Loria of The Joester Loria Group.  Read the release.

Body of Work

The depth and breadth of candidate’s contribution must be described.

Unique Contribution

The creation, development or advancement of a specific aspect or segment of the business.

Legacy

Candidate’s contribution must have ongoing relevance to the industry.

Integrity

Candidates must practice and uphold business ethics, principles, and integrity consistent with the professionalism and credibility of the Licensing Industry.

Membership

Candidates must be or must have been a member of LIMA either through individual membership or through their company’s membership for a minimum of three (3) years.

Hall of Fame Members

2013

Bernard Leifer

2012

Stan Clutton
Howard Roffman

2011

Leigh Anne Brodsky

2010

Alan G. Hassenfeld
Stephen D. Hassenfeld

2009

Greg Battersby

2008

Nancy Bailey

William “Bill” Battle

2007

Neil B. Friedman

2006

Shintaro Tsuji

2005

Al Kahn

2004

Brad Globe

2003

Beverly Cannady
Lois N. Sloane

2002

Fred Favata

2001

Walt Disney

2000

Arnold Bolka

1999

Jack L. Weissman

1998

Pete Rozelle

1997

Joseph P. Grant
George Lucas

1996

Marvin D. Melnikoff

1994

Gary Caplan
Charles Schulz

1995

Daniel R. Romanelli

1993

Jim Davis
Mark McCormack

1991

Joseph Barbera
William Hanna
Jim Henson

1990

Herman “Kay” Kamen
Walter Wormser

1989 – Charter Members

Murray Altchuler
Connie Boucher
Raymond Butman
Jack Chojnacki
Jerrold Robinson
Stanley Weston