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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LIMA Japan Global Licensing Committee September Meeting Rewind: Choosing and Negotiating a Property for Japan Part 1

LIMA Japan’s Global Licensing Committee regularly meets throughout the year to discuss issues, problems and best practices related to licensing in the international arena.  To facilitate a focus on specific topics at each meeting, the committee created a flow chart outlining the steps of the entire licensing negotiation process. The chart is updated to reflect members’ interests and feedback from

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LIMA Japan: Upcoming US Retail Study Tour

LIMA Japan and Hasa Co., Ltd., a Japanese retailing consultancy host a regular working group focusing on retail marketing issues. As one of the activities for this group, Hasa Co., Ltd is organizing a study tour to the U.S. to check out the retailing and distribution scene, in cooperation with LIMA Japan. This tour will be of great interest to those wanting

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Submit for 2016 LIMA Asian Licensing Awards!

Deadline September 30, 2016 The LIMA Licensing Awards are widely recognized as the highest level of achievement in the industry. This year, LIMA China will again host their Awards program dedicated to identifying the outstanding achievements in  Asian licensing markets. Winners will be announced at the LIMA Asian Licensing Awards Presentation Ceremony on Monday, January 09, 2017 during the Hong

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The Official LIMA BLE Garden Party, October 12

The Kensington Roof Gardens is the only place to be on Wednesday night of Brand Licensing Europe 2016! Join us on October 12th for The Official LIMA BLE Garden Party, proudly sponsored by Cartoon Network, Warner Bros. Consumer Products and Brand Licensing Europe. Enjoy an evening of networking, entertainment and fun! The event is open to ALL Brand Licensing Europe

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