Yearly Archive: 2013

LIMA Japan Successfully Obtains Government Subsidies for Japan Pavilion at Licensing Expo 2014

26th October 2013, Tokyo – LIMA Japan has successfully obtained Japanese government subsidy funding for the Japan Pavilion at the Licensing Expo 2014 (17th -19th June, Las Vegas). The subsidy program called J-LOP aims to promote awareness and appreciation of Japanese content and enhance its commercial value in international markets. The J-LOP subsidy will contribute to the total cost of

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LIMA to Host Trio of Strategic and Tactical Webinars in November

Upcoming Sessions to Provide Actionable Information on Turning Social Media into E-Commerce, Operating in Southeast Asia, and Creating an Effective Licensing Plan

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LIMA Japan Provides Licensing Experts to Tokyo University of Science

21st October 2013, Tokyo – LIMA Japan has arranged to provide licensing industry experts from its membership to be guest speakers to the Department of Master of Intellectual Property Program (MIP) at the Tokyo University of Science’s Graduate School of Innovation Studies.  This initiative forms part of the ongoing industry-education cooperation agreement that LIMA Japan has with MIP. The guest speakers

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Sign Up for Licensing Trivia Night in New York!

Put Your Knowledge to the Test at Licensing Trivia Night! Benefitting Children’s Brain Tumor Foundation Are you a pop-culture aficionado? Think you know the licensing industry? Ready for a challenge? Join LIMA for our first-ever Trivia Night in New York on November 13, benefitting Children’s Brain Tumor Foundation! The event will be hosted by Trivia, AD, a NYC-based trivia company

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Don’t Miss Next Week’s Global Networking Event at Brand Licensing Europe – Register Now!

LIMA UK will host its annual Global Networking Event during Brand Licensing Europe on Wednesday, October 16 from 5:30-7:30pm at The Mayfair Hotel – Stratton Street, London. Cost to attend is £60 (including vat) for LIMA members and £120 (including vat) for non-LIMA members.  Price includes canapés and beverages (beer, wine and soft drinks). Click here to access the registration form.  Please contact

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LIMA Issues Licensing University Call for Speakers

Related Content Overview 2014 Call for Submissions LIMA is now accepting submissions for speakers and presentations for the Licensing University conference program to be held in conjunction with Licensing Expo 2014.  As always, Licensing University will cover a broad range of topics affecting the industry in a number of categories.  Through workshops and panels, the sessions will explore key industry

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LIMA Japan Seminar Supported on Licensed Sales Promotions Proves A Hit

A LIMA Japan-supported seminar on the use of licensed characters in sales promotions was held on Friday 13th September at the Department of Master of Intellectual Property (MIP), Graduate School of Innovation Studies, Tokyo University of Science. The seminar, entitled “The Purpose and Case Study of Sales Promotion Activity Utilizing Several Characters in Japan”, was presented by Ms. Chieko Hashimoto, Executive Producer, Sales Division Development Office

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Courtney Halligan Joins LIMA as Project Coordinator

(New York, NY) September 30, 2013 – The International Licensing Industry Merchandisers’ Association (LIMA) announced today the hiring of Courtney Halligan as Project Coordinator.  Courtney joins the Association from Tiffany & Co. where she was an HR Representative.  Prior to that, Courtney worked in recruitment for The Creative Group as well as Design Strategy Corporation.  She is a graduate of

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Submit for the LIMA Asian Licensing Awards!

LIMA is recognizing the outstanding achievements, innovation and creativity in the development of licensed properties and brands in Asia with the first LIMA Asian Licensing Awards.  All companies from Asia are invited to submit their entries in the following awards categories:   – Best Asian Property of the Year – Best Corporate Brand Program of the Year – Best Entertainment License of the

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LIMA Seeks Nominations for Licensing Hall of Fame Award

Submission Deadline – Friday, November 8, 2013

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