Monthly Archive: February 2015

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 mobile device!

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 or

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LIMA Young Professionals Network Event in NYC!

Get to know other young professionals just starting out in their licensing careers! Join LIMA’s YPN group 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 sign up online. LIMA young professionals will receive a complimentary drink ticket; cash

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Submit for the 2015 LIMA Licensing Awards – Deadline March 2!

The LIMA Licensing Excellence Awards  are the industry’s most prestigious recognition of outstanding creativity and performance. Each year the very best of all major segments of licensing are honored for their testimony to the professional and dynamic accomplishments of our industry. The Call for Entries for the 2015 Awards is taking place now! For category information, awards criteria and additional

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Licensing Expo 2015

Check out what’s in store for this year’s Expo, and why you need to be there! Why Exhibit? 15,702 licensing professionals attended Expo in 2014, including a 69% increase in attendees from China and a 38% rise in attendees from Japan. Ninety percent of attendees are the licensing decision-makers within their organization. Significant increases in attendance were seen in apparel

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Countdown to Toy Fair – Join Us This Weekend!

LIMA Members will once again have access to the TIA/LIMA Member Hospitality Lounge at Toy Fair 2015.  The lounge, which will be shared with the TIA, CTA (Canadian Toy Association) and ASTRA (American Specialty Toy Retailing Association), is located in Rooms 1E12 & 1E13. Because the space allocated by the TIA is being shared with additional associations, we are unable to take

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Mid-term Reviews for LIMA-Sponsored UCLA Extension Licensing Course!

LIMA joined forces with UCLA Extension to offer a new course, Licensing Entertainment: Strategies for the Global Marketplace, designed for entertainment property owners, agents, lawyers, and producers.  Instructor, Ken Markman, and a select number of the industry’s top licensing professionals are addressing myriad issues on how to license entertainment properties in today’s increasingly competitive marketplace. We’re halfway through the course, and

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Last Chance to Register for This Week’s Webinar: Building a DTR or Retail Exclusive

LIMA’s webinar series continues this Wednesday, February 11 with “Building a DTR or Retail Exclusive: The Brand and Retail Perspective” presented by Gaye Dean, Senior Manager, Brand Category Marketing at Target and Allison Ames, President at Beanstalk. Direct-to-retail licensing is an integral part of the licensing business, which brings its own specific sets of challenges. What kinds of commitment is

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Join LIMA for a slate of West Coast spring events

March 25: Spring Networking Party Join your LA-area licensing colleagues this spring at the uber chic SLS in Beverly Hills!  Enjoy an evening of networking over hors d’oevres and cocktails in the Garden Room and Terrace on March 25. Reserve your spot now. May 11: Golf Outing Join your licensing colleagues for an afternoon and evening of golf and networking! We are hosting the first

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