Event News

Toy Retailer of the Year Awards on January 23

December 9, 2017

The British Toy & Hobby Association has disclosed the finalists of this year’s Toy Retailer of the Year Awards. This year’s awards winners will be announced during the annual Toy Industry Awards that would take place on January 23, 2018 at London’s Olympia. The gala event, which takes place on the first evening of Toy […]

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Children’s Global Media Summit at Manchester shortly

November 29, 2017

A panel of vloggers and influencers will be at hand to discuss the future of celebrity culture, in the ‘Celebrities Unleashed’ panel at the Children’s Global Media Summit at Manchester shortly. The panel will explore how the nature of celebrity has changed in the internet age and how the younger generation’s 15 minutes of fame […]

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Licensing Expo Japan comes out with first list of attendees for next year’s Expo

November 16, 2017

Following its inaugural in April this year with 400 international and Japanese brands and more than 13,200 attendees, Licensing Expo Japan has disclosed the first list of companies that have signed on to participate in its second annual show. Licensing Expo Japan will take place from April 25 to 27 next year at the Tokyo […]

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UBM’s Global Licensing Group wins Connectiv Innovation Award

October 27, 2017

UBM’s Global Licensing Group has won a Connectiv Innovation Award in the ‘Leveraging Ecosystem Partners’ category for its successful global expansion strategy. The Connectiv Innovation Awards, which recognize the best, most forward-thinking work in the business-to-business media and information space, disclosed the Global Licensing Group as the award winner during a ceremony in New York […]

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Ultra Media taking part at the ongoing DISCOP in South Africa

October 27, 2017

Ultra Media & Entertainment Private Ltd is participating at the ongoing DISCOP that got underway from 25th and conclude on 27th October 2017 at Sandton Convention Center, Johannesburg. Along with its exhaustive slate of titles spread across Films, Television, and Animation, the company will also present its latest exclusive production in Cookery and Television series. This year Ultra is introducing […]

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Rubik’s Cube joins forces with Red Bull

October 26, 2017

Giving wings to the Speedcubing phenomena, Rubik’s Cube has joined forces with the global powerhouse, Red Bull. The reason why the sports and lifestyle brand has come on-board is to fuel the power and reach of the more than one thousand Speedcubing events that take place around the world. Together, Red Bull and Rubik’s will […]

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BAFTA nominations out; SVODs hog limelight

October 25, 2017

The British Academy of Film and Television Arts (BAFTA) has come out with this year’s nominations for the British Academy Children’s Awards that will be handed out in London on November 26 in a ceremony hosted by British actor, writer and comedian Doc Brown. After matching Horrible Histories last year with the most nominations, online platform TrueTube leads […]

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Spanish pre-school yoga brand Ioguis wins License This! competition

October 14, 2017

At the annual License This! Competition held at this year’s Brand Licensing Europe, Spanish brand Ioguis has been voted the ninth winner. Conducted before a panel of judges, this year’s final was a head to head battle between the British art and design studio, Deckled Edge and the Ioguis. The win will entitle Ioguis to […]

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Senior executives from India’s motion picture, television and digital industries converge at FICCI’s Fast Track India forum

October 6, 2017

On October 4, 2017, senior executives from India’s motion picture, television and digital industries came together for the 2017 Fast Track India: Digital Building Blocks, a Knowledge Series forum by the Federation of Indian Chambers of Commerce (FICCI). The event that was in association with the Los Angeles India Film Council (LAIFC) and supported by […]

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Icelandic lifestyle brand Tulipop wins at Cartoon Forum

September 19, 2017

Before taking its first ever stand at Brand Licensing Europe, Icelandic lifestyle brand Tulipop has taken a winning stand at this year’s ongoing Cartoon Forum, Europe’s leading animation pitching and co-production event.   Tulipop already exists in a number of products ranging from collectable vinyl figurines and plush to lamps, stationery and tableware. The range […]

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The 1st annual The India Brand Licensing Summit comes to a happy ending

September 12, 2017

The first annual The India Brand Licensing Summit (#TIBLS) took place at the Grand Hyatt Mumbai on September 7th 2017. The high-level executive conference and networking event was developed by Licensing Corner in association with Rooh Entertainment. The event featured who’s who from the brand and retail space for a day full of insights and […]

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Gaming to be a major theme at this year’s BLE

August 5, 2017

Gaming will be a major theme at this year’s Brand Licensing Europe (BLE) that will take place from October 10 to 12 at London’s Olympia exhibition hall. The annual European trade show will, for the first time, have a dedicated Gaming Activation Area that will serve as both a showcase and demonstration area as well […]

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Licensing Expo China honours Chinese licensing community

July 20, 2017

The organisers of the Licensing Expo China and the International Licensing Industry Merchandisers’ Association (LIMA) held the inaugural China Licensing Awards ceremony on Tuesday in Shanghai when it honoured the achievements of the Chinese licensing community. The winners are: Best China Property: Super Wings – The Alpha Group Best Licensed Promotion: Angry Birds Movie­ – McDonald’s Best Corporate […]

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Licensing Expo China to host its first China Licensing Awards

June 27, 2017

The Licensing Expo China will be held in Shanghai between July 18 to 20 this year when the expo floor will have more than 230 brands and licensing properties from animation, apparel, art and culture to food, games, entertainment and lifestyle brands. And, for the first time ever, the Expo will host China Licensing Awards that […]

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