LIMA News

Holiday Parties in New York and Los Angeles – Register Now!

‘Tis the season to enjoy some festive frivolity with your licensing colleagues – sign up now!   Los Angeles:  This year’s LA Holiday Networking Reception will take place on December 2, with special theme sponsor Wicked Cool Toys! Enjoy a chance to catch up with licensing colleagues before the holidays, with networking over cocktails at the Montage’s Rooftop Conservatory with views of the

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LIMA Announces “Mind Mix” Event in Berlin

LIMA is proud to announce the new Mind Mix conference, taking place May 10-12, 2016 in Berlin! Mind Mix Is…. A two-day, non-selling exchange of ideas between global licensing professionals. A chance to discuss business ideas, challenges and trends. Moderated roundtables of 25 people. Parallel topic streams in a revolving pattern, allowing attendees to choose the topics and times they

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Licensing University™ 2016: Call For Topics & Speakers

Do you want to speak at Licensing University™ in Las Vegas next June? Do you have a great session idea? Now is the time to get your proposal together, because submissions are due on December 18! Licensing University™ is held in conjunction with Licensing Expo 2016.  As always, the sessions that comprise Licensing University™ will cover a broad range of topics affecting the

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2016 Licensing Hall of Fame – Now Accepting Recommendations!

LIMA is now accepting recommendations for our industry’s highest honor: the Licensing Hall of Fame! Each year we are proud to honor industry leaders who have made a unique and outstanding contribution to the licensing community. Individuals who have been active in licensing for a minimum of 15 years and meet the outlined criteria are eligible for this award.  The LIMA Board of Directors

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LIMA Establishes Official Canadian Presence

LIMA, the global trade association for the licensing industry, announces the introduction of LIMA Canada.  According to data from the Annual LIMA Global Licensing Survey, Canada is the fifth largest licensing market in the world – as such, LIMA has established an active presence in order to create cohesiveness for the Canadian market.  Andrew Menceles, President of Toronto-based JAM Brands,

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Fall Networking Events Coming Up in LA & NYC!

Mark your calendars for two opportunities to network with licensing colleagues this September! Los Angeles, Sept. 24 – 6:30-8:30pm:  Join LIMA for a unique networking experience at the Los Angeles County Museum of Art!  Enjoy seasonal cocktails and farm-to-table fare at Ray’s & Stark Bar, and a chance to meet new faces in the industry!  Click here to register. LA County

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Going to BLE? Reserve a Table for Your Meeting at the LIMA Stand!

As a benefit to our members, we will once again offer meeting space at the LIMA stand L100 during Brand Licensing Europe.  Table space is limited and may be reserved in advance for those members wishing to hold a meeting during show hours – limited to two 30 minute meetings per day. GUIDELINES The following procedures apply to all reservations:

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LIMA Moderating at Variety Entertainment & Tech Summit!

To cut through the clutter, bigger entertainment is better.   Movies turn into TV spin-offs which turn into toys, apparel, app tie-ins, video games and other interactive content….And vice versa.  How are branding and marketing executives transforming content into powerful franchises in the digital age? What’s critical in engaging millennials and younger demographics who are fiercely hooked to smartphones – how

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In Memorium: Cheryl Stoebenau

LIMA and the licensing world mourn the loss of one of the great leaders of our industry. Cheryl Stoebenau passed away on Friday, September 4 at her home in Connecticut. Cheryl accomplished a tremendous amount in her career, beginning with Hallmark in 1972, then moving to Coleco as Executive Director of Licensing working on Cabbage Patch Kids before forming her

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LIMA to Moderate at Variety Entertainment & Tech Summit on Sept. 16

To cut through the clutter, bigger entertainment is better.   Movies turn into TV spin-offs which turn into toys, apparel, app tie-ins, video games and other interactive content….And vice versa.  How are branding and marketing executives transforming content into powerful franchises in the digital age? What’s critical in engaging millennials and younger demographics who are fiercely hooked to smartphones – how

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