Monthly Archive: July 2016

Join Us for a September Breakfast in Sydney

Join LIMA Australia in Sydney for breakfast on September 21. Norma Rosenhain, founder and owner of Creata Promotions, will discuss Creata’s 40 years of business with McDonalds and some of their promotional brand experiences. Stay tuned for more details – email Tony Bugg at tbugg@licensing.org for any questions.

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Asian LIMA Offices and Rep Cooperate with Taiwan Licensing Event

LIMA China, LIMA Japan and LIMA Korea joined forces to assist with the 2016 Taiwan Licensing Seminar and Trade Meeting Event held on 27th July at the Taipei International Convention Center. Organised by the Taiwan External Trade Development Council (TAITRA) to promote Taiwan content in the international licensing arena, the event included educational seminars, panel discussions and business matching sessions

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LIMA Australia “On Target”

This article originally appeared in The Bugg Report and is being re-published via LIMA Australia I recently had the chance to attend the Target Australia Supplier Forum in Melbourne last month, which was a platform to update the market on the new direction of Target. Guy Russo and his team gave an in-depth presentation on where the business is at and outlined the new

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LIMA Japan Global Licensing Committee Meeting – “Selecting a Licensing Property”

LIMA Japan’s Global Licensing Committee is looking for participants for its next meeting taking place on 15th September in Tokyo. The committee organizes workshops and discussions on issues related to licensing in international markets. Participation is open to any LIMA member currently involved or interested in global licensing. The theme for this meeting, a casual round-table discussion, is “Selecting a Licensing Property”. We

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LIMA UK Rising Stars Nominees Announced

LIMA  has announced the nominees for the 2016 UK Rising Stars Award! Now in its third year, the Award is designed to recognize excellence among junior licensing industry professionals in the United Kingdom.  Nominees were named during the Young Professionals Network summer event on July 21, hosted by Cartoon Network Enterprises EMEA. The 2016 finalists are: Georgina Huckle, Sales & Marketing Executive, Rainbow Productions Eloise

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LIMA Japan’s Global Licensing Committee Meets in Tokyo

11 members of LIMA Japan’s Global Licensing Committee met in Tokyo on 14th July to discuss Licensing Expo 2016 and also forward plan for September’s meeting.   The meeting kicked off with Kaori Taniguchi, general manager of LIMA Japan, presenting her report on Licensing Expo 2016 that took place in Las Vegas in June. Taniguchi gave a rundown on the

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LIMA Japan Educational Program Seminar: Basics & Practice of Product Approvals

As part of its ongoing program of licensing education, LIMA Japan will hold a seminar on September 30 on the theory and practical implementation of the product approval process. The seminar, to be conducted by Mio Watanabe, president of Mio Co., Ltd., and an ex-senior designer at Mattel Japan, will explain the entire product approval process from both the viewpoints

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Webinar 8/17: Pokemon Go & Retail: What Would Pikachu Do?

From Boardroom to Living Room – Retail is Asking, “What Would Pikachu Do?” Pokémon GO is the most disruptive movement to bridge the online/offline space – EVER. There is plenty of talk already generated on how to further ride the Pokémon wave, and potentially dilute the experience. Join us for the latest LIMA Webinar on Wednesday, August 17 from 12-1:30

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Are You Keeping Up with the LIMA Blog?

Pokemon Go, Brexit… if it’s trending, we’re talking about it!   Don’t miss the latest LIMA blog posts: Pokémon Go-ing for World Gaming Dominance… Is the Licensing World Next? If you were at this year’s Licensing Expo Keynote, you may have heard Hasbro’s Simon Waters mention the rise of the “phigital” experience.  Looking for 
an example? Keep Calm and Carry

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3rd Annual LIMA East Coast Summer Outing!

Take Your Office Outside for the Day! Join us on August 23 for lunch, golf, tennis, cocktails and dinner – and maybe win some prizes! Our Summer Outing is a great chance to entertain clients and spend quality time with your licensing colleagues in a relaxing setting. You’ll also have a chance to contribute to LIMA’s Charity of Choice, with our Silent Auction benefitting

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