LIMA News

LIMA Annual Global Survey of Licensing Industry Now Available

LIMA has released the full findings of its Annual Global Licensing Industry Survey. Commissioned by LIMA, the leading trade organization for the worldwide licensing business, and conducted by Brandar Consulting, LLC, the third annual survey provides in-depth analysis and detailed breakdowns of the US$262.9 billion global licensing industry – a 4.4% growth from the previous year. The report quantifies worldwide royalty

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An Important Reminder from LIMA

August 2017 It has come to our attention there are companies and individuals falsely representing they hold rights for various IP owners and agents. We encourage everyone to please perform due diligence in considering new business. Always ask for references and supporting documentation on the IP represented and the corporate head office for any individuals or companies representing to be

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LIMA Announces 2017 UK Rising Stars Nominees

LIMA UK has announced the nominees for its 2017 UK Rising Stars.  The winner will be announced at this year’s UK Licensing Awards, taking place on 12th September at Grosvenor House. Grace Pantony – Licensing Director, Marshall Amplifiers Hannah Stevens – Retail & Brand Manager, CPLF Katie Ball – Retail Partnerships Manager, BBC Worldwide Charlotte Boyce – European Campaign Manager, Nickelodeon Omar Khan

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LIMA to Support India Licensing Expo

India Licensing Expo will take place August 20-21 in Mumbai, featuring participation from over 100 global and domestic companies. The show, which is expected to welcome an attendance of over 20,000 visitors, will include a conference program and an Awards night celebrating success across licensing categories. LIMA is the Official Association Sponsor of India Licensing Expo, and our members receive a 15% discount on exhibiting and

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Registration Open: LIMA EU Sports Licensing Roundtable

After a successful debut event last year, LIMA Germany is excited to bring back the European Sports Licensing Roundtable, taking place September 27-28 in Bregenz, Austria. Hosted by HEAD Sport, this event is an opportunity to get together with peers and experts to talk sports licensing business, ask questions, and discuss such topics as challenges in sports licensing, retail, marketing, legal issues,

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LIMA China Announces Winners of First China Licensing Awards

The first annual China Licensing Awards took place tonight in Shanghai, in conjunction with Licensing Expo China. Co-organized by LIMA and LEC, the Awards celebrate the original creativity, progress and excellence of China’s licensors, licensees, retailers and more. And the winners are… Best China Property Super Wings – Alpha Group Co. Ltd. Best Licensed Promotion Angry Birds Movie – McDonald’s

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LIMA Japan Licensing Business Seminar To Be Held At Japan Jewellery Fair 2017

LIMA Japan will hold a Japanese-language licensing business seminar on Monday 28 August during the upcoming Japan Jewellery Fair 2017 (JJF). JJF is organized by UBM Japan and will be held from Monday 28 to Wednesday 30 August at Tokyo Big Sight. The seminar, specific to the jewellery industry, will introduce licensing business basics and how it can create new business opportunities. The seminar will also

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LIMA Names New Executives to Board of Directors

LIMA is pleased to announce the election of five new members to its Board of Director for the industry’s global trade organization.  Terms are for three years beginning on July 1, 2017.  In addition, Cindy Levitt, SVP Merchandise & Marketing, Hot Topic, was re-elected as Vice Chairman; and Ted Larkins, SVP/General Manager, CPLG North America was re-elected as Board Designate

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Brand Licensing Europe Announces New Visitor Activations Ahead of Visitor Registration Launch

Brand Licensing Europe, 10-12 October, Olympia London Brand Licensing Europe will host a raft of new visitor activations and exhibitors for 2017. Online registration for the 19th annual event opens on Monday 19 June at brandlicensing.eu/register. Visitors to this year’s BLE will enjoy the brand new Gaming Activation Area, which will serve as an interactive space for demos and competitions

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Voting Open! China Licensing Awards 2017

Thirty five nominees across seven awards categories have been announced as finalists for the first China Licensing Awards! Winners will be announced at the China Licensing Awards Ceremony, to be held on the evening of July 18, 2017 in Shanghai during Licensing Expo China. Voting is now open! We invite all licensing industry practitioners to submit their ballots online. BEST

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