Yearly Archive: 2016

Licensing Expo Moves to May in 2017

Licensing Expo Shifts Dates to Maximize Opportunities for UBM Licensing Customers Globally Santa Monica, Calif. (April 19, 2016) – UBM, organizers of Licensing Expo, the world’s largest and most influential licensing industry event, and its sponsor, the International Licensing Industry Merchandisers’ Association (LIMA), jointly announce that the Expo is moving a month earlier next year – to May 2017. This

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Register for the 2016 Coursework in Licensing Studies Program!

This year’s Coursework in Licensing Studies program is set to kick off for 2016! CLS is a six-month program providing a 360-degree, in-depth look at the business of licensing – and the industry’s only training ground to become a Qualified Licensing Practitioner (QLP).  CLS is led by industry frontrunners with expertise in various facets of the business, including branding, marketing, contract law, retail, and more. The program begins each June during Licensing

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Full Itinerary Announced for UK Licensing Essentials Course

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.  Click here for the full itinerary. Kelvyn Gardner, Managing

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Join LIMA for Spring Networking Events in NYC & LA!

Register Now for Spring Networking Events!

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Upcoming Webinars on Risk Management, Brand Expansion, and Retail Announced

Make sure you add these three exciting webinars to your calendar, free to LIMA members ($200 per line for non-members)! Click the webinar title to register now: 4/20 – Risk Assessment & Management This webinar will discuss ways to help companies identify potential hazards and risks, and steps that can be taken to mitigate those risks.   Susan DeRagon of UL will take

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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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