Monthly Archive: March 2016

Register Now for LIMA UK Licensing Essentials Course & Spring Fling!

LIMA will host its annual UK Licensing Essentials Course on 19th May at 54 Buckingham Gate in London. Packed with content licensing professionals at every stage of their career, this full day of education and networking will feature seminars on best practices, basic licensing know-how, new opportunities and current industry trends. Kelvyn Gardner, Managing Director of LIMA UK, will kick

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Learn Something New! Register for Licensing University 2016

Wide Range of Seminar and Roundtable Discussions Topics Provide Attendees with More Opportunities to Join Multiple Business-Building Conversations   LIMA has once again assembled an impressive roster of Licensing University sessions for this year’s Licensing Expo.  The 2016 conference program will feature 20 seminars exploring a broad range of topics for licensing professionals at every stage of their career.  LIMA will

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LIMA @ Middle East Film & Comic Con

Going to next week’s Middle East Film & Comic Con? Don’t miss the Access Conference on the business of entertainment.  LIMA will be running a session “Licensing in Entertainment: A License to Sell!” on April 7, featuring a panel discussion on Matching Your Brand with the Right Products and two keynote sessions. Speakers include: Stefano Araldi, Vice President EMEA, Viacom

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New Venue, New Look for Licensing Expo’s Opening Night Party

Santa Monica, Calif. (March 17, 2016) – Licensing Expo, the world’s largest and most influential licensing industry event, today announced that its renowned Opening Night Party will relocate to a stunning new venue. The event will take place at The Havana Room™ and Sky Beach Club at the recently renovated Tropicana Las Vegas in Las Vegas, NV, on the night

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LIMA Japan Elects New Board of Directors

LIMA Japan elected new directors to its board at its annual general meeting held on the 16th March 2016 at Tokyo University of Science’s Morito Hall. The general membership elected two new directors to replace outgoing board members, Ben Kato of Ingram and Misako Kiyota of Coca-Cola (Japan). The incoming directors are Izuru Naito of Tezuka Productions and Atsushi Ohno

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Secure Your Ad in the LIMA Awards Tribute Book!

All children deserve to run and play and enjoy the simple pleasures of being young. And we, the licensing community, make the toys and products that are an integral part of their youth! For the kids of Children’s Brain Tumor Foundation, cancer is also a part of their youth – and the promise of tomorrow is not a guarantee. So

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New LIMA Licensing Event in Colombia April 21

LIMA will host its first-ever event in Bogota, Colombia on April 21, in collaboration with several major Latin American licensing agents. Licensing: Take Your Company to the Next Level will feature a full day of educational programming led by industry experts, featuring a panel discussion on licensing in Colombia and case studies of successful Latin American programs. Session highlights include: Licenses: The

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Licensing Experts to Lead International “Mind Mix” Event

Don’t miss LIMA in Berlin May 11-12 for Mind Mix – a one-of-a-kind event that puts all of the global industry players in one place! Join featured moderators for two days of discussion, including: Maca Rotter, Televisa Consumer Products Christian Fortmann, 24ip Law Group Teri Niadna, Brandgenuity UK John Burns, Gateley Naz Cuevas, formerly of Rovio Marilu Corpus, Click Licensing

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Licensing Expo Matchmaking Service is Now Live!

Santa Monica, Calif. (March 11, 2016) – UBM Americas, organizers of Licensing Expo, the world’s largest and most influential licensing industry event, is pleased to announce that the online Matchmaking Service is now live and open to explore (www.licensingexpo.com/2016matchmaking). Taking place June 21-23, 2016, at the Mandalay Bay Convention Center, Las Vegas, NV, this year’s Expo features a pioneering online

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Award-Winning Children’s Entertainment Creator Keith Chapman to Keynote Mind Mix in Berlin

Kids’ entertainment expert Keith Chapman, creator of numerous international programming and licensing sensations, including Paw Patrol and Bob the Builder, will be the keynote speaker at Mind Mix, the idea-sharing event to be hosted by LIMA, May 11-12, 2016, in Berlin. The two-day idea exchange is designed specifically for licensing, retail, manufacturing, and marketing executives. Aimed at encouraging discussion and

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