Time to Recognize Your Rising Stars!

Who are licensing’s up-and-comers? The game-changers who are shaping the future of our industry? Tell us all about them, because LIMA is recognizing the global leaders of tomorrow with our Rising Stars Award! Nominations are now open!   Submit a co-worker, colleague or yourself for consideration.  Deadline is April 17, 2017! Qualifications 35 years old and under, with 1-7 years of experience. Demonstrates a commitment to and passion for

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Register for LIMA’s Coursework in Licensing Studies program and become a Qualified Licensing Practitioner

LIMA’s renowned Coursework in Licensing Studies program will kick off during this year’s Licensing University! CLS is an in-depth study of the business of licensing – and the industry’s only training ground to become a Qualified Licensing Practitioner (QLP).  This six-month program is designed for professionals seeking a 360 degree view of licensing and features the insight of industry leaders

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Mind Mix, Milan – “Where Smart Thinking Happens”

LIMA will host its second annual Mind Mix event March 30-31, 2017 in Milan, Italy. This two-day executive forum brings together leaders from a wide breadth of industries for high-level, interactive dialogue on the business of brands. “Licensing drives strategic business activity and thinking, and we’re bringing together some of the biggest thinkers in the world of brands.  This kind of high-level discussion and

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Licensing Expo Japan – Special Pre-Show Seminar Program

Taking Advantage of Character & Brand Licensing To Strengthen Your Brand and Products Through Collaboration   UBM Japan, the organizer of Licensing Expo Japan and special show partner, LIMA Japan, will deliver a seminar program on licensing basics and its potential to two specific industry audiences on Wednesday 15th February at Tokyo Big Sight’s Conference Tower. The seminars – one for

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LIMA to Host Second Licensing Showcase in Latin America

LIMA will host its second Annual Latin American licensing conference and showcase, Expolicencias Latin America 2017, March 27-28 in Bogota, Colombia. This innovative event will provide licensors, licensees, retailers and other related business professionals the opportunity to gain a more thorough understanding of the Latin American market, including its prospects and challenges. “Expolicencias is an ideal setting for anyone interested in expanding their business in Latin America

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LIMA Inks Exclusive Partnership with UBM for Licensing Expo China

UBM has formed an exclusive partnership with the International Licensing Industry Merchandisers’ Association (LIMA), the leading industry association for global licensing, for Licensing Expo China 2017. Licensing Expo China, the latest addition to UBM’s licensing portfolio, will be held on 18-20 July 2017 at the National Exhibition and Convention Center (NECC), Shanghai, China. Licensing Expo China and LIMA aim to

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Latest Webinar 1/25 – The eCommerce of Flash Sales, Subscription Boxes and Meal Kit Services

Join LIMA on January 25 for our latest webinar “Members-Only E-Commerce: Maximizing Sales and Awareness Through Flash Sales, Subscription Boxes, and Meal Kit Services.”  These sales channels and promotional platforms have become key for licensed properties and products of all types — learn who the major players are and how they work, how licensors and licensees are taking advantage of this opportunity, and

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Winners of the 2017 LIMA Asian Licensing Awards Announced!

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! Best Asian Property of the Year: B. Duck – SEMK International Enterprises Ltd. Best Licensed Promotion of the Year: Kung Fu Panda 3 – Master Kong Best Corporate Brand / Fashion / Lifestyle Program

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Get Involved! Join the LIMA Board

Why? Thinking about 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 in

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LIMA Japan’s Kaori Taniguchi Lectures at the Tokyo University of Science MIP Program

Kaori Taniguchi, General Manager of LIMA Japan lectured to intellectual property students at the Tokyo University of Science (TUS) on Monday 2nd December. Using LIMA’s Global Licensing Survey and examples of industry news, Taniguchi presented the latest licensing industry trends and research to participants of the Master of Intellectual Program (MIP) at TUS’s Graduate School of Innovation Studies. The lecture

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