LIMA News

Vote Now! 2017 LIMA Asian Licensing Awards

Online voting is now open for the 2017 LIMA Asian Licensing Awards! Thirty-five final nominees in seven award categories were selected from entries across Asia, including China, Hong Kong, Taiwan, Japan, Korea, India, Malaysia, Singapore, and Thailand. Winners will be announced at the LIMA Asian Licensing Awards Presentation Ceremony & Cocktail Reception on January 8, 2018 during Hong Kong International

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LIMA Partners with Tsinghua University for Brand Licensing Advanced Program in Beijing

LIMA has joined forces with the Tsinghua Institute of Culture and Creativity, Brand Licensing Research Center and the School of Continuing Education of Tsinghua University in Beijing to present the International Brand LicensingAdvanced Program, targeted to an executive level audience in China.  The program will begin in late 2017 and run for 10 months, with courses held on weekends for

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LIMA Names Winners of 2017 German Licensing Awards

LIMA is proud to announce the winners of the 2017 LIMA Germany Licensing Awards, named last night during its awards program in Munich. The ceremony was held in conjunction with the Association’s annual Licensing Market event at Hotel Bayerischer Hof, organized by LIMA Germany’s Peter Hollo. “This year’s award winners are definitive leaders in their respective categories and across the

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Survey: How Brand Owners and Agents Assess Licensing Opportunities

Brand Licensing Experts Needed! LIMA is supporting a licensing research study by Annika Baade as part of her doctoral thesis at the University of Bremen, Germany. Baade is conducting a survey on how brand managers and agents assess licensing opportunities. We ask that you please take a few minutes to complete this survey and contribute your insights to her research.

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Register for the LIMA Japan Holiday Party

The holiday season is quickly approaching, and LIMA offices around the world are busy preparing for holiday parties and networking events for all! LIMA Japan, again with the support of UBM Japan, is hosting its annual holiday networking party on Tuesday, 28 November in Tokyo.  The LIMA Japan Board of Directors and Secretariat along with UBM Japan’s Licensing Expo Team cordially invite

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Upcoming LIMA Webinars Give Insights on Key Topics, Global Markets

LIMA will host a series of informative new webinars in the coming weeks, including sessions on food and beverage, live events and how to conduct business in two of the world’s biggest markets for licensed goods – Japan and Brazil. October 18 – The Ins and Outs of Food & Beverage Licensing Food and beverage licensing is trending as one

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2018 Licensing University Call for Speakers

Do you want to speak at Licensing University™ in Las Vegas next May? Do you have a great session idea? Now is the time to get your proposal together! The sessions that comprise Licensing University™ cover a broad range of topics impacting the industry in a number of categories, and explore key topics and trends relevant to both newcomers and

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Registration Now Open for the 2018 NYC Licensing Summit

New York, NY (Oct. 12, 2017) – License Global magazine, part of the Global Licensing Group at UBM, is pleased to announce that registration is now open for the 2018 NYC Summit: The Business of Brand Licensing conference and networking event. The 2018 NYC Licensing Summit, which is presented in partnership with the International Licensing Industry Merchandisers’ Association (LIMA), will

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Submit Your 2018 LIMA Hall of Fame Recommendation

LIMA Hall of Fame – Seeking Submissions! Do you know of someone who is deserving of licensing’s highest honor?  Tell us all about them! We are looking for those people who have made a unique and lasting impact on our industry – from creators to marketers, to manufacturers and beyond! The criteria outlined here ensures that this award continues to represent

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LIMA Japan Educational Program: “Basics of Brand Licensing Sales & Planning

In response to demand from members, LIMA Japan will conduct a small scale study workshop for LIMA members who have new staff unfamiliar with the industry and/or entering the business from other industries. The small scale study environment, designed for a maximum of 8 participants, will allow for meaningful interaction between the speaker and themselves. The in-depth session will cover

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