Licensing Expo 2018 Announces New Exhibitors Including Members Only, Penguin Random House, tokidoki, Warner Music Group

Industries Spanning Entertainment, Media, Music and More Converge at this Year’s Expo; Fashion Brands Increase Presence on the Show Floor SANTA MONICA, Calif. (Jan. 19, 2018) –Licensing Expo, the world’s largest and most influential licensing industry event, today announced that a diverse roster of new exhibitors have signed on for this year’s event including Flying Colors Apparel, Gearbox, Members Only, Penguin

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Winners Announced for 2018 LIMA Asian Licensing Awards!

The LIMA Asian Licensing Awards Ceremony & Cocktail Reception was held this evening on the opening night of Hong Kong International Licensing Show!  Congratulations to the winners of this year’s Awards! Asian Program of the Year Super Wings – ALPHA GROUP CO., LTD Corporate Brand or Lifestyle Program of the Year Barbie – Mattel Inc. Entertainment Program of the Year Beauty and the Beast –

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LIMA Spotlights Global Development with Two New Executive Hires

LIMA is excited to announce that Gisela Abrams, Senior Vice President, Global Partnerships and Sharon Weisman, Senior Director, Global Business Development, are joining the organization effective January 2018. Abrams brings with her an extensive career in international brand licensing, and Weisman vast industry knowledge and sales expertise, to broaden the scope of LIMA’s services and offerings to the global industry. “We

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LIMA Seeking Recommendations for 2018 Board of Directors

Have you ever considered becoming a member of the LIMA Board of Directors? Here’s a few reasons why it’s a great idea: Engage with other industry leaders who want to make a difference – and have fun doing it! Help drive the decision making that affects the overall industry Have a stronger voice in the licensing industry Elevate your presence

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Vote Now! 2017 LIMA Asian Licensing Awards

Online voting is now open for the 2017 LIMA Asian Licensing Awards! Thirty-five final nominees in seven award categories were selected from entries across Asia, including China, Hong Kong, Taiwan, Japan, Korea, India, Malaysia, Singapore, and Thailand. Winners will be announced at the LIMA Asian Licensing Awards Presentation Ceremony & Cocktail Reception on January 8, 2018 during Hong Kong International

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LIMA Partners with Tsinghua University for Brand Licensing Advanced Program in Beijing

LIMA has joined forces with the Tsinghua Institute of Culture and Creativity, Brand Licensing Research Center and the School of Continuing Education of Tsinghua University in Beijing to present the International Brand LicensingAdvanced Program, targeted to an executive level audience in China.  The program will begin in late 2017 and run for 10 months, with courses held on weekends for

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Upcoming LIMA Webinars Give Insights on Key Topics, Global Markets

LIMA will host a series of informative new webinars in the coming weeks, including sessions on food and beverage, live events and how to conduct business in two of the world’s biggest markets for licensed goods – Japan and Brazil. October 18 – The Ins and Outs of Food & Beverage Licensing Food and beverage licensing is trending as one

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2018 Licensing University Call for Speakers

Do you want to speak at Licensing University™ in Las Vegas next May? Do you have a great session idea? Now is the time to get your proposal together! The sessions that comprise Licensing University™ cover a broad range of topics impacting the industry in a number of categories, and explore key topics and trends relevant to both newcomers and

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Registration Now Open for the 2018 NYC Licensing Summit

New York, NY (Oct. 12, 2017) – License Global magazine, part of the Global Licensing Group at UBM, is pleased to announce that registration is now open for the 2018 NYC Summit: The Business of Brand Licensing conference and networking event. The 2018 NYC Licensing Summit, which is presented in partnership with the International Licensing Industry Merchandisers’ Association (LIMA), will

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Submit Your 2018 LIMA Hall of Fame Recommendation

LIMA Hall of Fame – Seeking Submissions! Do you know of someone who is deserving of licensing’s highest honor?  Tell us all about them! We are looking for those people who have made a unique and lasting impact on our industry – from creators to marketers, to manufacturers and beyond! The criteria outlined here ensures that this award continues to represent

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