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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Winners of the 2017 LIMA Asian Licensing Awards Announced!

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! Best Asian Property of the Year: B. Duck – SEMK International Enterprises Ltd. Best Licensed Promotion of the Year: Kung Fu Panda 3 – Master Kong Best Corporate Brand / Fashion / Lifestyle Program

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LIMA @ NY Toy Fair – Register for Our Networking Party!

Are You Registered for the annual LIMA  Toy Fair Party? Join LIMA for our annual Toy Fair Networking Reception, with special theme sponsor Crayola! After a busy day at NY Toy Fair – and a long, cold walk over from Javits! – join LIMA for a fun night of networking.  We’ll be enjoying cocktails and hors d’oeuvres at Hard Rock Café New York. 

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Get Involved! Join the LIMA Board

Why? Thinking about 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 in

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An Invitation to the LIMA Asian Awards!

The LIMA Asian Licensing Awards Ceremony & Cocktail Reception will be held on January 9, 2017, the opening night of Hong Kong International Licensing Show. This networking event brings together licensing industry colleagues from different regions and gives them the once-in-a-year opportunity to network and explore business cooperation. All industry colleagues, including non-LIMA members, active or interested in Asian markets are welcome! January 9, 2017

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LIMA Japan’s Kaori Taniguchi Lectures at the Tokyo University of Science MIP Program

Kaori Taniguchi, General Manager of LIMA Japan lectured to intellectual property students at the Tokyo University of Science (TUS) on Monday 2nd December. Using LIMA’s Global Licensing Survey and examples of industry news, Taniguchi presented the latest licensing industry trends and research to participants of the Master of Intellectual Program (MIP) at TUS’s Graduate School of Innovation Studies. The lecture

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Coming in 2017: Mind Mix Milan

After the success of this year’s event in Berlin, LIMA is taking Mind Mix to Milan in 2017! Save the dates, March 30-31, for high-level round table discussion and ideas exchange, presentations from industry leaders, ample networking opportunities, retail tour of Milan and other localized programming. Sponsored by PricewaterhouseCoopers

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How to Use LIMA Member Benefits This Holiday!

LIMA membership gives your company access to exclusive savings on things like exhibit space at Licensing Expo and special rates at networking events.  But did you know you can use it for yourself to save this holiday season?  Here’s a few ways how:    Click here for full details and all the information you need to save this holiday season! Not a member

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LIMA Japan Publishes Design Approval How-To Guide

Following requests from many of its members, LIMA Japan has created and began distribution of volume 1 of a new Japanese-language publication entitled “Handbook for Design Approval Staff”,  a how-to guide for licensing company staffers who deal with product design approval management.   The handbook is the result of a four year process that began with approval staff round table

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