LIMA News

All Things Toy Fair 2018

Toy Fair is right around the corner – make sure you’re ready with LIMA’s Toy Fair checklist! Are You Registered for LIMA’s Toy Fair Party? Tackle the Toy Fair scene with LIMA! Join us on Monday, February 19 for our annual Toy Fair Party from 6:00-8:00pm at the brand-new NFL Experience venue in Times Square. Network with your licensing colleagues, enjoy fun food and

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LIMA Japan Delivers Licensing Basics Seminar to Ultraman’s Tsuburaya Productions

LIMA Japan continues its mission to deliver educational learning opportunities to its membership. At the request of Tsuburaya Productions, the Japanese special effects studio famous for the Ultraman series, LIMA Japan planned and delivered a seminar entitled “Brand Licensing Basics” to a packed room of 100 staff  members at Tsuburaya Productions head office in Tokyo on Monday, 22 January 2018. The seminar was led

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Licensing Expo 2018 Announces New Exhibitors Including Members Only, Penguin Random House, tokidoki, Warner Music Group

Industries Spanning Entertainment, Media, Music and More Converge at this Year’s Expo; Fashion Brands Increase Presence on the Show Floor SANTA MONICA, Calif. (Jan. 19, 2018) –Licensing Expo, the world’s largest and most influential licensing industry event, today announced that a diverse roster of new exhibitors have signed on for this year’s event including Flying Colors Apparel, Gearbox, Members Only, Penguin

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Winners Announced for 2018 LIMA Asian Licensing Awards!

The LIMA Asian Licensing Awards Ceremony & Cocktail Reception was held this evening on the opening night of Hong Kong International Licensing Show!  Congratulations to the winners of this year’s Awards! Asian Program of the Year Super Wings – ALPHA GROUP CO., LTD Corporate Brand or Lifestyle Program of the Year Barbie – Mattel Inc. Entertainment Program of the Year Beauty and the Beast –

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LIMA Spotlights Global Development with Two New Executive Hires

LIMA is excited to announce that Gisela Abrams, Senior Vice President, Global Partnerships and Sharon Weisman, Senior Director, Global Business Development, are joining the organization effective January 2018. Abrams brings with her an extensive career in international brand licensing, and Weisman vast industry knowledge and sales expertise, to broaden the scope of LIMA’s services and offerings to the global industry. “We

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Marc Mostman to be Honored for Service to Jewish Big Brothers Big Sisters of Los Angeles

LIMA is proud to congratulate Marc Mostman, Partner at Striker Entertainment and LIMA Board Member, who is being recognized by Jewish Big Brothers Big Sisters of Los Angeles for his dedication and service with this year’s Inspiration Award. This award is presented to an individual who has had a positive impact on the JBBSLA programs by motivating staff and volunteers, as well as encouraging local children to discover the beauty and strength of their

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LIMA Seeking Recommendations for 2018 Board of Directors

Have you ever considered becoming a member of the LIMA Board of Directors? Here’s a few reasons why it’s a great idea: Engage with other industry leaders who want to make a difference – and have fun doing it! Help drive the decision making that affects the overall industry Have a stronger voice in the licensing industry Elevate your presence

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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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