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FoL Update: Keynote Speakers & Agenda Announced for Licensing Leadership Summit

Keynote Speakers & Agenda Announced for Licensing Leadership Summit The global C-suite virtual conference will take place virtually October 28 & 29 Register here Licensing Leadership Summit, presented by the Global Licensing Group at Informa Markets and the only global conference bringing together C-level executives from the world’s largest players across manufacturing, retail, and brands to discuss, debate, and collaborate on the future of consumer product licensing, today announced leaders from ASOS Ventures/Coded Futures, Google, and JPatton will keynote this year’s virtual event. Taking place October 28 and 29, Licensing…

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FoL Update: ABG, Smiley & Alibaba Selected as Festival of Licensing Keynote

FIRST WAVE OF REGIONAL SPEAKERS AND EDUCATIONAL CONTENT ALSO REVEALED ABG, Smiley & Alibaba Selected as Festival of Licensing Keynote Festival of Licensing: October 6-29 online The large-scale virtual gathering will be the most inclusive global licensing event to date Register to attend for free at www.festivaloflicensing.com The iconic Smiley brand, the world’s biggest retailer Alibaba, and globally-renowned brand management, brand owner and marketing company Authentic Brands Group (ABG) are the first keynotes revealed for the Festival of Licensing Live Stage agenda, sponsored by Crunchyroll. A month-long virtual celebration of…

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FoL Update: ViacomCBS sponsored Community & Wellbeing programme at FoL

FESTIVAL OF LICENSING UNVEILS COMMUNITY & WELLBEING PROGRAMME SPONSORED BY VIACOMCBS CONSUMER PRODUCTS Festival of Licensing, the month-long virtual gathering in celebration of the global licensing industry taking place from 6-29 October, unveils its Community & Wellbeing programme today, sponsored by ViacomCBS Consumer Products. ViacomCBS sponsored Community & Wellbeing programme at FoL The online programme will feature three complementary elements: Exclusive wellbeing sessions brought to you by ViacomCBS Consumer Products:  Family Friendly Dance & Yoga – drawing from super popular Nick Jr. exercise videos, festival goers will be encouraged to…

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Big Names Confirmed For FESTIVAL OF LICENSING As Visitor Registration Opens

HASBRO, NATURAL HISTORY MUSEUM, NBA PROPERTIES, PENGUIN VENTURES AND POKEMON AMONG BIG NAMES CONFIRMED FOR FESTIVAL OF LICENSING AS VISITOR REGISTRATION OPENS   The large-scale virtual gathering will run online from 6-29 October 2020 Attendee registration now open at festivaloflicensing.com Some of the biggest names in global licensing are confirmed to exhibit at Festival of Licensing, including brands from entertainment, publishing, gaming, sport, lifestyle, not for profit and heritage. Acamar Films, Bioworld, Chupa Chups, Hasbro, Natural History Museum, NBA Properties, Penguin Ventures, Pokémon, Sega Europe, Start Licensing and Yale are among the…

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Online Registration Opens for Licensing Week Virtual!

Execs spanning Activision Blizzard, NFLPA, Sesame Workshop and more will speak at the Global Licensing Group and Licensing International’s inaugural digital event  Registration opens today for Licensing Week Virtual, a five-day online event taking place June 15-19 organized by the Global Licensing Group and industry trade association Licensing International, the week’s official sponsor. Packed full of content from all corners of the industry, including a virtual expo floor and educational offerings, Licensing Week Virtual is free to attend and delegates can tune in to presentations live or stream them on demand for a further seven…

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Hong Kong International Licensing Show draws to a close

Over 20,000 visitors look to seize business opportunities Organized by the Hong Kong Trade Development Council (HKTDC), the 18th edition of the HKTDC Hong Kong International Licensing Show, Asia’s flagship licensing event, drew to a successful close today. The three-day fair (6-8 January) attracted a record attendance of more than 20,000 visitors. The ninth Asian Licensing Conference, which ran concurrently with the Licensing Show and concluded on 7 January, featured some 30 speakers from renowned brands and global licensing experts, attracting more than 1,200 industry practitioners. Licensing adds value to businesses amid challenges  Speaking at…

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Indian media and entertainment industry reaches Rs 1.67 trillion in 2018: EY – FICCI FRAMES report 2019

The Indian Media and Entertainment (M&E) sector reached Rs1.67 trillion (US$23.9 billion) in 2018, a growth of ~13.4% over 2017 states the EY-FICCI report ‘A billion screens of opportunity,’ launched today at the FICCI Frames 2019 in Mumbai. With its current trajectory, the M&E sector in India is expected to cross Rs2.35 trillion (US$33.6 billion) by 2021, at a CAGR of 11.6%. While television retained its position as the largest segment, growth is expected to come from digital which will overtake filmed entertainment in 2019 and print by 2021. The…

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TIBLS 2018 ends on a high note, Industry stalwarts launch BAIL

6.40 PM: TIBLS ends on a high note. Hope to see you all next year. 6.20 PM: Rutika Malaviya and Vishal Sinha launch the ‘BAIL’ logo to foster the growth of licensing in India. 4.15 PM: Watch out the face-off between licensors and licensees comprising of Permendra Singh, Manish Rajoria, Sahil Shah, Nitin Kalra, Jaineel Aga and Sanjay Dhar. 3.35 PM: For the second time, Chhota Bheem and his friends — Mighty Raju and Chutki entertain the audience. In addition, Sinchan and Garfield entertained the audience. 3.00 PM: Check out…

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Licensing for interior designers in future: Pratap Jadhav at IIID Showcase Insider 2018

Interior design professional body – Institute of Indian Interior Designers (IIID) hinted at restricting practice to well qualified and well-deserving by bringing in licensing into the profession. “It may take a decade or more to. Become law and come into force. We want the government to introduce licensing system as we professionals deal with spaces which have health and safety issues,” said Pratap Jadhav, National President of IIID at the inaugural speech of the event. IIID Showcase Insider 2018, the three-day interior design event for professionals at Hitex ended on…

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Licensing Expo 2018 mirrors the growth of global licensing business

Licensing Expo, the world’s largest and most influential licensing event, capped off Licensing Week in Las Vegas from May 22-24. The 2018 rendition of the show was the most robust to date, realizing an increased presence from core categories and opened with a keynote address from Nicholas Denissen, Vice President at Amazon. “Licensing Expo is where you need to be if you’re in this industry. It’s where our licensing program began,” said licensee Christopher Hayes, director of business development, Open Road Brands. “This is the place to develop relationships with…

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