LIMA News

Register Now! LIMA Australia Licensing Breakfast @ Australian Toy, Hobby & Licensing Fair

Attending the Australian Toy, Hobby & Licensing Fair?  You won’t want to miss LIMA Australia’s annual Licensing Breakfast on Tuesday, March 7!  Join us for an informative morning, featuring an update from Ben Richardson, SVP & GM at VIMN Australia & New Zealand and a special guest appearance by Andre Reich, Chief Operating Officer at Target Australia! Major Sponsor:     Sponsor:  

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LIMA UK Announces Speaker Lineup for Annual Licensing Essentials Course

LIMA will host its annual UK Licensing Essentials Course on 4th May at the prestigious venue of the historic Long Room at Lord’s Cricket Ground, Marylebone, in London. Among the timely topics to be covered during this full day of education and networking is “Managing Licensing Programmes at Retail” along with a close look at several key licensing sectors, including

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Your Toy Fair To-Do List

Planning to Attend New York Toy Fair? Make Sure Your To-Do List is Ready! LIMA Toy Fair Party Join us on February 20 from 6-8pm for our Crayola-themed Toy Fair party. After a long day on the show floor at Javits, relax and enjoy an evening of networking at Hard Rock Café Times Square – it’s a great opportunity to

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Fanatics’ Cole Gahagan to Kick Off Licensing Expo 2017 As Keynote Speaker

Perhaps the most significant business topic this past holiday season was the rise of e-commerce and how “traditional retailers, brand owners and product marketers continue to adapt to changing consumer shopping patterns.” While these shifts affect all parts of the licensing business, nowhere are they more acutely felt than in sports. Cole Gahagan, Chief Commercial Officer of Fanatics Inc., the

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Mind Mix, Milan – “Where Smart Thinking Happens”

LIMA will host its second annual Mind Mix event March 30-31, 2017 in Milan, Italy. This two-day executive forum brings together leaders from a wide breadth of industries for high-level, interactive dialogue on the business of brands. “Licensing drives strategic business activity and thinking, and we’re bringing together some of the biggest thinkers in the world of brands.  This kind of high-level discussion and

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Licensing Expo Japan – Special Pre-Show Seminar Program

Taking Advantage of Character & Brand Licensing To Strengthen Your Brand and Products Through Collaboration   UBM Japan, the organizer of Licensing Expo Japan and special show partner, LIMA Japan, will deliver a seminar program on licensing basics and its potential to two specific industry audiences on Wednesday 15th February at Tokyo Big Sight’s Conference Tower. The seminars – one for

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LIMA to Host Second Licensing Showcase in Latin America

LIMA will host its second Annual Latin American licensing conference and showcase, Expolicencias Latin America 2017, March 27-28 in Bogota, Colombia. This innovative event will provide licensors, licensees, retailers and other related business professionals the opportunity to gain a more thorough understanding of the Latin American market, including its prospects and challenges. “Expolicencias is an ideal setting for anyone interested in expanding their business in Latin America

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LIMA to Induct Three Industry Veterans into Licensing Hall of Fame

For the first time in 26 years, LIMA will be naming a trio of industry executives to the Licensing Hall of Fame in the same year: Allan Feldman, CEO and Founder of LMCA; Dell Furano, CEO and Founder of Epic Rights; and Cyril Speijer, former CEO of Wavery Productions B.V. and current co-principal of BN Licensing B.V. This year’s Hall of Fame

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LIMA Inks Exclusive Partnership with UBM for Licensing Expo China

UBM has formed an exclusive partnership with the International Licensing Industry Merchandisers’ Association (LIMA), the leading industry association for global licensing, for Licensing Expo China 2017. Licensing Expo China, the latest addition to UBM’s licensing portfolio, will be held on 18-20 July 2017 at the National Exhibition and Convention Center (NECC), Shanghai, China. Licensing Expo China and LIMA aim to

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Latest Webinar 1/25 – The eCommerce of Flash Sales, Subscription Boxes and Meal Kit Services

Join LIMA on January 25 for our latest webinar “Members-Only E-Commerce: Maximizing Sales and Awareness Through Flash Sales, Subscription Boxes, and Meal Kit Services.”  These sales channels and promotional platforms have become key for licensed properties and products of all types — learn who the major players are and how they work, how licensors and licensees are taking advantage of this opportunity, and

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