Monthly Archive: May 2014

Celebrate Licensing at the LIMA Awards!

June 17th is THE day to celebrate licensing! On the opening night of Licensing Expo, LIMA will host its annual Licensing Excellence Awards – featuring an introductory performance by the world famous Jabbawockeez and a fast-paced ceremony led by noted comedian Andy Pitz! This year’s Awards will honor the best of the industry in 20 different categories.   One hundred

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News from LIMA Australia MD Tony Bugg

Charles Riotto, Global LIMA President, spent 4 days in Melbourne this week attending meetings with new and existing LIMA members, including Cotton On in Geelong. As part of his visit, LIMA Australia met with the Australian Toy Association to discuss a greater co-operation for the Australian Toy, Hobby and Nursery Fair, which will be held in Melbourne in March of

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Next Week! LIMA UK’s Spring Fling & Licensing Essentials Course

LIMA UK’s eleventh annual UK Licensing Essentials Course and Spring Fling Networking Party will take place Thursday 22nd May! This popular event attracts participants from the UK and international licensing industry, and this year it will take place at No. 11 Cavendish Square, (The Kings Fund Building), Deans Mews, London, W1G 0AN. LIMA is also delighted to announce that The Beano

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Now Taking Reservations for the LIMA Member Meeting Lounge at Licensing Expo!

As a benefit to our members, LIMA will once again offer a small meeting area, The LIMA Member Meeting Lounge, on the show floor at Licensing Expo. This year, Toy Industry Association members will also have the opportunity to reserve meeting space. Table space is limited and may be reserved in advance for those members wishing to hold a meeting

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Webinar Next Week: Getting Gen Y to Buy

Join LIMA next Wednesday, May 21 at 12:00pm EDT, for the latest in our Webinar Series:  “Getting Gen Y to Buy” Gen Y (those born 1982-1995) is the largest generation in history.  In the U.S. alone, this is a market of 80 million people. While companies may have first thought about Generation Y and dreamed of dollar signs, it quickly

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LIMA Japan To Once Again Exclusively Host Seminar Program at Licensing Japan

LIMA Japan will for the 4th year running host the seminar program at the Licensing Japan licensing trade show taking place at Tokyo Big Sight Exhibition Center from 2nd to 4th July 2014. Licensing Japan is organized by Reed Exhibitions Japan Ltd., and LIMA Japan is the Official Education Provider. This year there are six seminars covering a variety of licensing-related topics

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LIMA Licensing University™ Shines Spotlight on Effective Marketing & Branding Techniques

Targeted Sessions to Discuss Strategies for Winning Retail Initiatives

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Last Chance for 2014 Tribute Book Ads – Deadline This Week!

Purchase a Tribute Book Ad to Honor 2014 Awards Nominees and Hall of Fame Inductees Debra Joester & Joanne Loria Deadline to purchase is next Monday, May 12! LIMA and the licensing community are paving the road to progress for children battling brain cancer – and you can help us continue to make a difference! Honor this year’s Licensing Excellence Awards Nominees and/or our Hall of Fame Nominees,

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Register for Licensing University at the Expo!

The 2014 Licensing University™ conference program at Licensing Expo will begin on Monday, June 16 and continue through Thursday, June 19.  This year’s program will cover a broad range of topics affecting the industry in a number of categories.  Acquire new strategies, innovative ideas and practical solutions by attending any or all 25 sessions on topics such as retailing strategies, the legal

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LIMA Licensing Awards – Online Voting Closes This Wednesday!

LIMA Members, it’s time to select the winners of the 2014 Licensing Excellence Awards!  This year’s ballot was drawn from a record number of entries from around the globe!  Winners are decided by a vote of the LIMA Membership – online voting only, one vote per member company. Submit your vote now — deadline to participate is Wednesday, May 14th! Click

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