LIMA News

LIMA Member Lounge @ Expo – Book Your Meeting!

As a benefit to our members, LIMA will once again offer a meeting area, The LIMA Member Meeting Lounge (booth #A103) , on the show floor at Licensing Expo on June 21-23. Table space is limited and may be reserved in advance for those members wishing to hold a meeting during show hours. This year, we are also offering Toy

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Retail Webinar Next Wednesday – Register Now!

Click on the webinar title to register now — free to LIMA members ($200 per line for non-members)! 5/18 – The Third Wave of Retail Raj B. Shroff, VP Brand, Strategy and Design at retail consultancy WD Partners, will discuss the different wants among generations and define third wave retail – including its key attributes and how they can be

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UK Licensing Essentials Course & Spring Fling on May 19

LIMA will host its annual UK Licensing Essentials Course on 19th May at 54 Buckingham Gate in London. Packed with content licensing professionals at every stage of their career, this full day of education and networking will feature seminars on best practices, basic licensing know-how, new opportunities and current industry trends.  Click here for the full itinerary. Kelvyn Gardner, Managing Director

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LIMA Canada Launches with Successful First Event

LIMA Canada launched on May 3 with a sell-out inaugural event at the Westin Prince Hotel in Toronto. Licensing executives and industry leaders gathered from across Canada to network with their colleagues and learn about topics of interest relevant to Canadian companies. Andrew Menceles, Director of LIMA Canada, kicked off the event with the introduction of the LIMA Canada Board

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Nominees Announced for 2016 LIMA Licensing Awards

2016 LIMA Awards Nominees LICENSED PROGRAMS ART / DESIGN Andy Warhol  –  The Andy Warhol Foundation for the Visual Arts, Inc. It’s a WildLife  –  Form Advertising/Bulldog Licensing Ltd. Keith Haring  –  Artestar/Haven Licensing Pets Rock  –  Takkoda/The Sharpe Company Taste Happiness with SmileyWorld  –  The Smiley Company The Very Hungry Caterpillar/The World of Eric Carle  –  Eric Carle Studio/Joester

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Licensing Expo: Home to the World’s Top Brands

Santa Monica, Calif. (April 22, 2016) –  More than 1,800 brands from consumer goods and lifestyle categories such as household, automotive, publishing, sports, food and beverage, corporate and non-profit will exhibit at Licensing Expo 2016, the world’s largest and most influential licensing industry event. Produced by UBM Americas and sponsored by the International Licensing Industry Merchandisers’Association (LIMA), Licensing Expo will take place at the Mandalay Bay Convention Center in Las Vegas, NV, on

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Join LIMA for Spring Events in LA and London!

Celebrate Spring with Your Licensing Colleagues   Los Angeles Thurs., April 28: Join your licensing colleagues at Roy Choi’s Commissary located on the second-story pool deck of the industrial-chic Line Hotel in LA’s Koreatown. Enjoy an evening of networking over specialty cocktails and authentic Korean food made fresh from the garden and greenhouse. Register Now London   Thurs., May 19:

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Two New Webinars in May on Brand Expansion and Retail – Register Now!

Make sure you add these exciting webinars to your calendar in May, free to LIMA members ($200 per line for non-members)! Click the webinar title to register now: 5/5 – Reframing How Brands Expand Globally Pete Canalichio, Managing Partner of of Licensing Brands Inc. and Mark Di Somma, Founder of the Audacity Group, will use several case studies to show how

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Licensing Expo Moves to May in 2017

Licensing Expo Shifts Dates to Maximize Opportunities for UBM Licensing Customers Globally Santa Monica, Calif. (April 19, 2016) – UBM, organizers of Licensing Expo, the world’s largest and most influential licensing industry event, and its sponsor, the International Licensing Industry Merchandisers’ Association (LIMA), jointly announce that the Expo is moving a month earlier next year – to May 2017. This

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Register for the 2016 Coursework in Licensing Studies Program!

This year’s Coursework in Licensing Studies program is set to kick off for 2016! CLS is a six-month program providing a 360-degree, in-depth look at the business of licensing – and the industry’s only training ground to become a Qualified Licensing Practitioner (QLP).  CLS is led by industry frontrunners with expertise in various facets of the business, including branding, marketing, contract law, retail, and more. The program begins each June during Licensing

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