LIMA UK Rising Stars Award & Young Professionals Event Next Month

Posted July 02, 2014

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LIMA UK is delighted to announce details of its new UK Rising Stars Award, designed to recognise and champion excellence among upcoming junior licensing industry professionals. The winner will receive one year’s mentorship from LIMA UK Managing Director Kelvyn Gardner.

LIMA will hold the Rising Stars Award ceremony at its annual Young Professionals Network party, which will this year be hosted at the offices of Mind Candy in East London on the evening of Thursday 24th July and sponsored by Dependable Solutions.

 LIMA invites nominations from senior licensing professionals for the junior rising star/s in their team from today until Friday 18 July. Rising Stars nominees must have one through seven years of licensing experience; exhibit a commitment to and passion for the UK licensing industry; and demonstrate innovation, initiative and leadership in their careers. To nominate a colleague or purchase tickets for the event please fill out the Rising Star UK Form or contact Ryan Beaird, LIMA UK Member Services Manager at rbeaird@licensing.org.

The Rising Stars Award will be presented by former LIMA board member Bettina Koeckler, SVP, EMEA, Fox Filmed Entertainment20th Century Fox and LIMA board member and Chief Business Development Officer at Mind Candy – Darran Garnham. The winner will receive one year of mentoring support from LIMA UK’s Managing Director Kelvyn Gardner, which includes four career development meetings, and the Rising Stars trophy.

The event will begin at 6pm with a practical career advice session and Q&A with Koeckler and Garnham. This will be followed by Rising Stars Award ceremony and peer networking.

Both the Rising Stars Award and networking party have been designed by LIMA UK to support young licensing industry professionals.

Ticket Price will be £10 entry per person – (nomination for the award is free) with drinks included on the night.