2016 LIMA Licensing Awards – Deadline This Wednesday, March 2!

The LIMA Licensing Excellence Awards  are the industry’s most prestigious recognition of outstanding creativity and performance. Each year the very best of all major segments of licensing are honored for their testimony to the professional and dynamic accomplishments of our industry. The Call for Entries for the 2016 Awards is taking place now! For category information, awards criteria and additional

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LIMA to Present Sports Licensing Session at NYC Summit

LIMA is set to present Sports Licensing: Building a Global Business at next month’s NYC Summit: The Business of Brand Licensing. The session, led by Marty Brochstein, will feature Sal Larocca of the National Basketball Association, Natara Holloway of the National Football League, and Steve Scebelo of the National Football League Players, Inc., who will discuss the key aspects and

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What Will You Learn at Mind Mix?

Join LIMA May 11-12 in Berlin for Mind Mix – a one-of-a-kind event that puts all of the global industry players in one place! This international event is a two-day, non-selling idea exchange between licensing, advertising, retail and marketing professionals. Attend your choice of moderated roundtables on the legal environment, sourcing and manufacturing, brand management, licensing sales, retail and managing

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2016 LIMA Asian Licensing Awards Winners Announced

Winners of the LIMA Asian Licensing Awards were announced tonight during the Hong Kong International Licensing Show at the LIMA Opening Night Awards Ceremony. Congratulations to all winners!  Nine winners were selected from seven categories: Asian Property of the Year: Ali the Fox 阿狸 Beijing Dream Castle Culture Holdings Co Ltd. 北京梦之城文化有限公司 Corporate Brand and Lifestyle Program of the Year:

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Join us at the LIMA Asian Licensing Awards in Hong Kong

The LIMA Asian Licensing Awards Ceremony and Cocktail Reception will be held Monday, Jan. 11, 2016, the opening night of Hong Kong International Licensing Show 2016. This networking event brings together global licensing industry colleagues and gives them the once-in-a-year opportunity to network. All industry colleagues, including non-LIMA members, active or interested in Asian markets are welcome! Date: January 11,

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Kick off 2016 with LIMA’s Young Professionals Network!

Join LIMA’s Young Professionals Network in LA and NYC to kick off the events of 2016! Network with other licensing professionals just starting out in their careers, make friends, and have fun! Complimentary drink ticket for LIMA members (cash bar for non-members). Attendance is free, but you must reserve your spot. New York Tuesday, Jan. 26 5:30-7:30 PM Juniper Bar

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LIMA Panel @ DEW 2016: The Future of Hollywood & Games

Join us on February 10 at Digital Entertainment World (DEW) in Los Angeles, as LIMA SVP Marty Brochstein moderates a session on The Future of Hollywood & Games.  A panel of industry executives will take a look at the state of the business as a broad range of strategies and models for licensed games has emerged from the rise of casual gaming

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Register for LIMA’s Annual Toy Fair Networking Reception!

Mark your calendar for our annual New York Toy Fair Party! Join LIMA and theme sponsor Rovio for a spectacular night of networking over cocktails and hors d’oeuvres – with the picturesque backdrop of the Bryant Park ice skating rink. Monday, February 15 5:30-7:30pm Celsius at Bryant Park 2nd Floor Atrium Sixth Avenue & 42nd Street New York, NY Registration

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LIMA @ CES 2016

Join LIMA at CES for a C Space session on licensing, marketing and brand communications. LIMA is excited to present our first-ever conference session during CES® 2016 as part of the C Space program.  Join us on January 6 for Licensing: It’s More Than Revenue, It’s Brand Communications, where panelists Ciaran Coyle (Electrolux), Ryan Gagerman (Electronic Arts), and Stu Seltzer (Seltzer

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Industry Leaders to Speak at NYC Summit: The Business of Brand Licensing

An impressive roster of leading licensing executives has already been confirmed for the first annual NYC Summit: The Business of Brand Licensing, taking place March 1-2, 2016. This two-day, executive level conference and networking event was developed by License! Global magazine, in partnership with UBM Advanstar, organizers of Licensing Expo and Brand Licensing Europe, and LIMA. Set to speak at

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