LIMA Supported Events


LIMA @ Spielwarenmesse

Join LIMA on February 2 at Nuremberg Toy Fair for Licensing Happy Hour at our stand, lobby hall 12.0.  Enjoy food, drinks and networking with your colleagues – no registration required, just drop in and visit with us!

  • Next Event: February 2, 2017 at Nuremberg Exhibition Center; Spielwarenmesse takes place February 1-6, 2017

Expolicencias Latin America

In Colombia, a good cup of coffee is the start of a good conversation and even better business. LIMA is gathering the licensing industry for its second annual Latin American licensing conference and showcase to explore the challenges and opportunities of this dynamic region – naturally, over a cup of coffee.  This two-day event is ideal for licensors, licensees, retailers and other related business professionals interested in expanding their business in Latin America.

  • Next Event: March 27-28, 2017 at Carpa C. Vilar - Bogota, Colombia

Mind Mix – Milan

Mind Mix is a two-day executive forum featuring high-level, interactive dialogue and moderated discussion groups. We’ll also have an informative retail panel, a retail walk-through and a keynote session “World Business Climate and Forecast” lead by our event sponsor, PwC.

  • Next Event: March 30-31, 2017 at PwC – Milan, Italy

Licensing Expo Japan

Drawing on the extensive expertise and networks of UBM and LIMA in the industry, Licensing Expo Japan will be the first “real” B2B event for the industry, and by the industry. Licensing Expo Japan will connect Japan, Asia and the world, enabling you to meet new partners and to expand your business. 

  • Next Event: April 26-28, 2017 at Tokyo Big Sight in Tokyo, Japan

Day of Licensing – Germany

A full day of licensing in Cologne! Agents and licensors present their properties to an audience of 350-400 licensees, consultants, retailers, a variety of service-providers as well as fellow licensors. Day of Licensing is followed by a popular annual cocktail reception. 

  • Next Event: April 27, 2017 at Hotel Maritim & Wolkenberg

Licensing Essentials Course

Join LIMA in London for our annual UK Licensing Essentials Course and Spring Fling! This full day of education will feature seminars on best practices, basic licensing know-how, new business opportunities and current industry trends, followed by the Legendary Licensing Debate and a night of networking.​

  • Next Event: May 4, 2017 at Lord’s Cricket Ground, London 

Licensing Expo

Licensing Expo connects the world’s most influential entertainment, character, fashion, art and corporate brand owners and agents with consumer goods manufacturers, licensees and retailers. This is the meeting place for the global licensing industry, whether you are looking to spot trends, build strategic partnerships or secure the rights to brands for your products. Millions of products across the world started life as a conversation at Licensing Expo.  Just ask any of the 16,200+ attendees, 5000+ brands or 400+ exhibitors.

  • Next Event: May 23-25, 2017 at Mandalay Bay Convention Center in Las Vegas, NV

Licensing Expo China

The prime meeting place for the giant potential of the China licensing industry. Whether you’re looking for spot trends, or building solid partnerships to secure the rights for brands, this is where you can find the right partners to transform, and expand your business!

  • Next Event: July 18-20, 2017 at Shanghai, China North Hall NECC

Brand Licensing Europe

Brand Licensing Europe is the definitive event for the European licensing industry! Whether you are a retailer, licensee or sales promotion professional, BLE is the perfect place for you to meet face-to-face with over 300 leading brand owners, discover the hottest brands, characters, images and artwork available for license and find new partnerships that could transform your business. What will 2017 have in store?

  • Next Event: October 11-13, 2017 at The Grand Hall Olympia in London, England

Licensing Market

Whether you’re a brand owner, agency, licensee, service provider or trade visitor, Licensing Market this is the place where deals are made in Germany.

  • Next EventNovember 2017 (date TBA) - at Hotel Bayerische Hof in Munich, Germany

Hong Kong International Licensing Show

More than 300 exhibitors participated in the 2016 Hong Kong International Licensing Show, which attracted more than 21,000 industry professionals from over 100 countries and regions.

  • Next Event: January 2018 (dates TBA) at Hong Kong Convention & Exhibition Centre – stay tuned for more details