LIMA News

Licensing University™ Registration Is Open!

The 2015 Licensing University™ conference program, produced by LIMA, will take place June 8-11 during Licensing Expo in Las Vegas.  The program features 21 seminars exploring a broad range of topics for industry newcomers and experienced executives alike, including retail strategies, sports, social media and more. LIMA will also introduce a new series of 16 short, interactive roundtable discussions on hot topics in

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LIMA Finalizes Ballot for Incoming Board of Directors

LIMA is pleased to announce its slate of nominees for positions on the Board of Directors of the industry’s primary global trade organization. The ballot, which was assembled by the LIMA Nominating Committee and approved by the current Board of Directors, was culled from a large number of well-qualified individuals who had expressed their interest in serving on the LIMA

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LIMA at the Digital Forefront

YouTube?  Social Media Marketing?  Streaming Video?  Mobile Content?  Emerging Platforms?  App Development?  What’s the right combination? What’s the next BIG idea in digital media?  How do you reach your target audience?  And how can the licensing industry utilize these trends and platforms effectively? LIMA continues to expand our reach in the digital space, we’re bringing our members along for the

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Licensing Expo 2015 Keynote Panel to Focus on Future of Retail

New York, NY, March 11, 2015 – Faced with an ever-evolving consumer marketplace and retail landscape, licensing executives will get a chance to gain insights from an exciting panel of top merchants and brand experts during the Executive Keynote Panel that will kick off Licensing Expo 2015, sponsored by the International Licensing Industry Merchandisers’ Association (LIMA) and owned and organized

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LIMA UK Licensing Essentials Course & Spring Fling May 7 – Register Now!

LIMA UK ANNOUNCES SPEAKER LINEUP FOR ANNUAL SPRING LICENSING ESSENTIALS COURSE LIMA will host its annual UK Licensing Essentials Course on 7th May at 54 Buckingham Gate in London. Among the hot topics to be covered during this full day of education and networking are “How to Make Licensing Work In-store” and “The Effect of Traditional vs. Digital Play Patterns

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LIMA China to Co-Organize Seminar on Sanrio’s Hello Kitty: “Who’s 40 and Fabulous?”

LIMA China is co-organizing a free seminar “Who’s 40 and Fabulous? Sanrio’s Hello Kitty!” on March 20th with education partner HKU SPACE.   The featured speaker with be Ms. Caroline Tsang (曾瑞群女士), Chief Operating Officer, Asia, Sanrio Hong Kong Co. Ltd.  Caroline will address how Sanrio has been able to churn out successful brands like Hello Kitty amongst many others through their well-planned brand development

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Registration Open for Licensing Expo Opening Night Party!

Registration now open for the Licensing Expo Opening Night Party! Co-hosted by Sony Music, sponsored by LIMA and featuring the musical talent of Fifth Harmony Who:  You, Fifth Harmony and thousand of licensing industry professionals What: Open bar, great music, dancing and networking When: Tuesday, June 9, 2015, 8:30-11:30pm Where: The Mandalay Bay Beach Why: So you can relax, network, dance

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Young Professionals Events in New York, London, Los Angeles

LIMA’s Young Professionals program is hosting three events this spring — come out to network and get to know other young professionals just starting out in their licensing careers! New York Join YPN for a night of networking at Barcade New York on Tuesday, March 31 from 5:30-7:30 PM. There is no cost to attend but online registration is required - click here to

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LIMA SoCal Golf Outing May 11 – Registration Now Open

Join your licensing colleagues for an afternoon and evening of golf and networking! We are hosting the first LIMA SoCal Golf Outing on Monday, May 11, at the Calabasas Country Club in Calabasas, CA. Take advantage of this chance to spend quality time with clients, co-workers, associates, industry friends and acquaintances in a relaxed setting. And maybe win some prizes!  If

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Get the new LIMANET App – all the benefits of LIMANET now on your iPhone!

Licensing Expo, Brand Licensing Europe, Toy Fair, MAGIC – industry tradeshows are coming up quickly! When you’re away from the office and need to know the right person to contact for your next big licensing deal, you will have quick, easy access with the new LIMANET app – on-the-go and on the tradeshow floor!  Download it today for free at the iTunes

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