Licensing Expo Matchmaking Service is Now Live!

Santa Monica, Calif. (March 11, 2016) – UBM Americas, organizers of Licensing Expo, the world’s largest and most influential licensing industry event, is pleased to announce that the online Matchmaking Service is now live and open to explore (www.licensingexpo.com/2016matchmaking). Taking place June 21-23, 2016, at the Mandalay Bay Convention Center, Las Vegas, NV, this year’s Expo features a pioneering online

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Award-Winning Children’s Entertainment Creator Keith Chapman to Keynote Mind Mix in Berlin

Kids’ entertainment expert Keith Chapman, creator of numerous international programming and licensing sensations, including Paw Patrol and Bob the Builder, will be the keynote speaker at Mind Mix, the idea-sharing event to be hosted by LIMA, May 11-12, 2016, in Berlin. The two-day idea exchange is designed specifically for licensing, retail, manufacturing, and marketing executives. Aimed at encouraging discussion and

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LIMA SoCal Golf Outing March 21 – Register Now!

Monday, March 21, 2016 Calabasas Country Club -  Calabasas, CA Join your licensing colleagues for an afternoon of golf and networking as we host the 2nd Annual LIMA SoCal Golf Outing at the Calabasas Country Club! Take advantage of this chance to spend quality time with clients, co-workers, associates, industry friends and acquaintances in a relaxed setting. If you are

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2016 LIMA Licensing Awards – Deadline This Wednesday, March 2!

The LIMA Licensing Excellence Awards  are the industry’s most prestigious recognition of outstanding creativity and performance. Each year the very best of all major segments of licensing are honored for their testimony to the professional and dynamic accomplishments of our industry. The Call for Entries for the 2016 Awards is taking place now! For category information, awards criteria and additional

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LIMA to Present Sports Licensing Session at NYC Summit

LIMA is set to present Sports Licensing: Building a Global Business at next month’s NYC Summit: The Business of Brand Licensing. The session, led by Marty Brochstein, will feature Sal Larocca of the National Basketball Association, Natara Holloway of the National Football League, and Steve Scebelo of the National Football League Players, Inc., who will discuss the key aspects and

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What Will You Learn at Mind Mix?

Join LIMA May 11-12 in Berlin for Mind Mix – a one-of-a-kind event that puts all of the global industry players in one place! This international event is a two-day, non-selling idea exchange between licensing, advertising, retail and marketing professionals. Attend your choice of moderated roundtables on the legal environment, sourcing and manufacturing, brand management, licensing sales, retail and managing

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2016 LIMA Asian Licensing Awards Winners Announced

Winners of the LIMA Asian Licensing Awards were announced tonight during the Hong Kong International Licensing Show at the LIMA Opening Night Awards Ceremony. Congratulations to all winners!  Nine winners were selected from seven categories: Asian Property of the Year: Ali the Fox 阿狸 Beijing Dream Castle Culture Holdings Co Ltd. 北京梦之城文化有限公司 Corporate Brand and Lifestyle Program of the Year:

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Join us at the LIMA Asian Licensing Awards in Hong Kong

The LIMA Asian Licensing Awards Ceremony and Cocktail Reception will be held Monday, Jan. 11, 2016, the opening night of Hong Kong International Licensing Show 2016. This networking event brings together global licensing industry colleagues and gives them the once-in-a-year opportunity to network. All industry colleagues, including non-LIMA members, active or interested in Asian markets are welcome! Date: January 11,

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Kick off 2016 with LIMA’s Young Professionals Network!

Join LIMA’s Young Professionals Network in LA and NYC to kick off the events of 2016! Network with other licensing professionals just starting out in their careers, make friends, and have fun! Complimentary drink ticket for LIMA members (cash bar for non-members). Attendance is free, but you must reserve your spot. New York Tuesday, Jan. 26 5:30-7:30 PM Juniper Bar

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LIMA Panel @ DEW 2016: The Future of Hollywood & Games

Join us on February 10 at Digital Entertainment World (DEW) in Los Angeles, as LIMA SVP Marty Brochstein moderates a session on The Future of Hollywood & Games.  A panel of industry executives will take a look at the state of the business as a broad range of strategies and models for licensed games has emerged from the rise of casual gaming

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