ALL THINGS EXPO

Posted June 11, 2014

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EVERYTHING YOU NEED TO KNOW ABOUT WHAT’S GOING ON AT LICENSING EXPO 2014
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2014 LIMA Licensing Awards Ceremony
On the opening night of Licensing Expo, LIMA will host its annual Licensing Excellence Awards – featuring an introductory performance by the world famous Jabbawockeez and a fast-paced ceremony led by noted comedian Andy Pitz!  Join us at 6:00pm in Islander D/E at Mandalay Bay as we reveal the winners and toast our newest Hall of Fame members Debra Joester and Joanne Loria.

Member Meeting Lounge at Licensing Expo
As a benefit to our members, LIMA will once again offer a small meeting area, The LIMA Member Meeting Lounge, on the show floor at Licensing Expo. Table space is limited and scheduled on a first-come, first-served basis. Visit the LIMA website for more information and to request your meeting time.

Licensing University
LIMA has assembled a slate of more than 25 Licensing University seminars and presentations that will take place during Licensing Expo 2014. Licensing U will cover a broad range and explore key industry topics and trends, while providing valuable networking opportunities. Sessions run from Monday, June 16 through Thursday, June 19.  Click here to view the full program schedule here; to visit the Licensing Expo website and to register for the Expo and Licensing U., click here.

Coursework in Licensing Studies

Take your career to the next level with the Coursework in Licensing Studies (CLS) Program! CLS is an in-depth study of the business of licensing – and the industry’s only training ground to become a Certified Licensing Executive, an exciting new feature for 2014-15!

Opening Keynote
Entertainment and media visionary Jeffrey Katzenberg, Chief Executive Officer of DreamWorks Animation, will kick off Licensing Expo 2014 with the Opening Keynote address on June 17 at 8:00am – open to all Expo exhibitors and attendees.

Big Interview: Nicole Richie
Founder and Creative Director of House of Harlow 1960 Nicole Richie will sit down for the 2:30 pm “Big Interview” Keynote on the show’s opening day. All Expo exhibitors and attendees are welcome to attend!

All-Industry Opening Night Party
Sink your toes in the sand, catch up with friends, and enjoy entertainment by country music star Kellie Pickler on June 17 at Mandalay Bay Beach. Buy your tickets now, and don’t forget to email us for the member discount code to use at registration!

LIMA Annual Meeting
LIMA Members!  Join us on Monday afternoon, June 16 for LIMA’s Annual Membership Meeting. Learn how LIMA is working for you with the President’s Report, committee updates and an open forum for membership questions. Please email us if you are interested in attending.

Drop-In Networking Events
LIMA will host two networking events for international licensing professionals on the evening of June 18.  The LIMA Asia-Pacific Drop-In will take place at the China Pavilion from 4:30-5:30pm. All industry colleagues – including non-LIMA members – active in the Asia-Pacific markets are welcome! RSVP is required – click here for more information.  The LIMA Europe Drop-In will be held at 5:30 in Mandalay Bay – please note, this event is for LIMA members from Europe only; please contact us for details.