Yearly Archive: 2016

Vote Now! LIMA Asian Licensing Awards

Online voting is now open for the LIMA Asian Licensing Awards! Thirty seven nominees have been selected in seven categories for the LIMA Asian Licensing Awards. Winners will be announced on January 9 at the Awards Presentation and Cocktail Reception during Hong Kong International Licensing Show 2017. Best Asian Property of the Year B. Duck – SEMK Bonnie Bears –

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LIMA Asian Licensing Awards Nominees Announced

LIMA Asian Licensing Awards Nominees Thirty seven nominees have been selected in seven categories for the LIMA Asian Licensing Awards. Online voting will begin on November 18 and winners will be announced on January 9 at the Awards Presentation and Cocktail Reception during Hong Kong International Licensing Show 2017. Best Asian Property of the Year B. Duck – SEMK Bonnie

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LIMA Germany Names 2016 Award Winners

LIMA Germany held another successful Licensing Market on November 8 in Munich. The show was capped off with the annual LIMA Germany Awards, highlight the country’s best licensing programs and properties. Congratulations to all! Licensor/Licensing agency of the year:   KIDDINX Media Licensee of the year:   Lego Property of the year:  Star Wars Licensed product of the year:  Lego, Minifiguren DFB

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Maura Regan Named LIMA Executive Vice President

LIMA is excited to announce that Maura Regan will join the organization this month as Executive Vice President. Regan will bring her vast licensing knowledge and international expertise to broaden the scope of LIMA’s services and offerings to the global industry. Regan comes to LIMA following a 17-year career with Sesame Workshop, the nonprofit organization responsible for Sesame Street. As

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LIMA Awards: Go Ahead and Brag… We Don’t Mind

2017 LIMA International Licensing Awards Was your property a tremendous success? Did your product fly off the shelves at retail? Now is your chance to let the global industry know about your accomplishments! Our Awards are the only international recognition highlighting the licensing innovation and creativity that impacted the worldwide marketplace during the calendar year 2016 – and we want

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Next Webinar Nov. 16 – Analyzing Retail Data

Webinar, 11/16:  What Kinds of Retail Data Should You Be Analyzing… And Why? Presented by David Matsil, Enhanced Retail Solutions, this session will explore the options available for tracking sales of items and brands/properties and how to leverage that data to build brands and increase sales and profit. Among the issues and challenges to be addressed are the nature of the

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Deadline Next Week for LIMA Hall of Fame Submissions!

LIMA Members, do you know of someone who is deserving of licensing’s highest honor? Tell us all about them! Each year, the LIMA Board of Directors reviews Hall of Fame recommendations submitted by our members. We are looking for those people who have made a unique and lasting impact on our industry – from creators to marketers, to manufacturers and

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UBM, LIMA and Alifish Join Forces to Strengthen Chinese Licensing Market

LONDON, 11 October 2016 – UBM, together with the International Licensing Industry Merchandisers’ Association (LIMA) and Alifish, the licensing and entertainment business unit of Alibaba, announce a strategic partnership to strengthen the Chinese licensing industry. UBM, organizers of the worlds’ largest licensing trade shows and publishers of the most widely-read trade publication; LIMA, the leading industry association for global licensing,

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New LIMA Webinars This Fall!

Don’t miss out on upcoming webinars – free to LIMA members! Click the webinar title to register now: 10/26 – Shaping a Deal in an Ever-Changing Marketplace:  In a dynamic business where such elements as distribution patterns, media consumption and technology are constantly in flux, hammering out a licensing agreement has become an increasingly complex endeavor. This session will take a

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Your Brand Licensing Europe Checklist

Less than Two Weeks Until Brand Licensing Europe! Make Sure You’re Ready Are You Registered for LIMA’s Retail Seminar? (SOLD OUT) UK Retail and the Future of Licensing will take place at House of Commons, Palace of Westminster on the eve of Brand Licensing Europe, Monday 10 October. This year’s session, tailored to an executive-level audience, will provide an update on retailers’ first-hand insights into

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