Licensing Expo 2016
By the Numbers
16,150: licensing professionals in attendance in 2015 - a 3% increase from 2014
5,000: brands represented
2,000: attendees at the sold-out Opening Night Party
461: number of exhibitors covering more than 232,000 square feet of floor space
157: brand new exhibitors
157: journalists at the Expo, leading to a 27% increase in press
45: number of Licensing University™ seminars, presentations and roundtables
15: percentage that retail buyer attendance increased
6.6: percentage that international attendance increased
Build a network of licensees
Add revenue and expand your market presence in categories such as apparel & accessories, health & beauty, stationery, publishing, toys & games, home decor and gifts, consumer electronics, mobile and food & beverage.
Expand international distribution
Distributors, retailers and agents come to Licensing Expo from over 90 countries looking for new partnerships. Do business with companies from China, Japan, Korea, Brazil, Mexico, India, Russia, Australia, Europe and more.
Develop retail exclusive product and/or programs
80% of the top global retailers attend Expo looking for exclusive products and partnerships.
Create brand collaborations
Connect with artists, entertainment, fashion, celebrity and character properties to begin creating possibilities.
Ink deals onsite
By having all the key players under one roof, you can do a year’s worth of business in just 3 days
Licensing Expo provides the best opportunity to align with consumer brands, entertainment icons, renowned superheroes, mega celebrities, treasured characters and cutting edge art recognized by consumers around the globe. It’s also the most efficient way to learn about the licensing industry if you’re just getting started. Click here for a list of Exhibitors already signed up for 2016!
Who should attend?
- Brand & Property Owners
- Advertising, Marketing & Creative Agencies
- Promotional Strategists
Millions of products around the world started life as a conversation at Licensing Expo.
Interested in gaining a deeper understanding of the licensing industry? Registration is now open for Licensing University at this year’s Expo. The 2016 conference program will feature 20 seminars exploring a broad range of topics for licensing professionals at every stage of their career. LIMA will also continue its roundtable series of short, interactive discussions on hot topics in business. LIMA members save on registration!
Looking back at 2015…