Don’t Miss LIMA Roundtable Sessions at BLE’s Licensing Academy!

LIMA is excited to be a part of this year’s Licensing Academy seminar sessions at Brand Licensing Europe.  We will be hosting a series of Roundtable discussions on Thursday morning, 13 October, featuring a diverse list of topics and moderators designed to get you thinking: The Ins and Outs of Celebrity Licensing Saphia Maxamed, Head of Entertainment Division, Rights Management Is

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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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LIMA UK Rising Stars Nominees Announced

LIMA  has announced the nominees for the 2016 UK Rising Stars Award! Now in its third year, the Award is designed to recognize excellence among junior licensing industry professionals in the United Kingdom.  Nominees were named during the Young Professionals Network summer event on July 21, hosted by Cartoon Network Enterprises EMEA. The 2016 finalists are: Georgina Huckle, Sales & Marketing Executive, Rainbow Productions Eloise

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Are You Keeping Up with the LIMA Blog?

Pokemon Go, Brexit… if it’s trending, we’re talking about it!   Don’t miss the latest LIMA blog posts: Pokémon Go-ing for World Gaming Dominance… Is the Licensing World Next? If you were at this year’s Licensing Expo Keynote, you may have heard Hasbro’s Simon Waters mention the rise of the “phigital” experience.  Looking for 
an example? Keep Calm and Carry

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Brexit: Views from Around the Licensing Industry

As the Licensing Expo clock ticked down, so too did the minutes until the Brexit results were in — would they stay or would they go? A referendum was held on Thursday, June 23 to decide whether the UK should leave or remain in the European Union.  Leave won by a narrow margin of 52% to 48% – and thus a flurry

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Watch the Licensing Expo 2016 Keynote Video

Watch the full keynote address on licensing.org!

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2016 LIMA International Licensing Awards Winners Announced!

You voted, we tallied, and now we’re excited to announce the winners of the 2016 LIMA International Licensing Awards! Disney Consumer Products’ Star Wars won four awards, while Hot Topic took home Retailer of the Year for Doctor Who.  For the first time, a European venue was selected as the winner of the Location-Based/Experiential Initiative Award – AMC and Parque de Atracciones

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Global Retail Sales of Licensed Goods Hit $251.7B in 2015

LIMA has announced the results of its 2nd Annual LIMA Global Licensing Industry Survey, quantifying worldwide royalty rates and accompanying retail sales. According to the report, retail sales of products bearing the trademarked names and likenesses of cartoon characters, corporate logos and brands, major sports teams and more totaled an estimated $251.7 billion in retail sales in 2015 – a

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LIMA and UBM to Partner on Licensing & Brand Extension Networking and Education Event in Japan

LIMA, the world’s leading trade organization for the global licensing industry, and UBM, the largest business-to-business events and trade show organizer in the U.S., are partnering to bring a Licensing & Brand Extension networking and education event to Tokyo, Japan in 2017. With over 1,100 member companies globally, including many leading brand owners, licensing agents and licensees in Japan, LIMA

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