The NYC Licensing summit that is to take place this Thursday and Friday has been officially sold out. It is being held at e the Marriott Marquis in Times Square.
Close to 400 global executives are to attend the annual event. They hail from the U.S., the U.K., France, Canada, Mexico, Spain, Israel and many other countries around the globe.
The event will feature thought leaders from across all sectors of licensing including:
Celebrity: The world’s largest licensing agency CAA-GBG along with its client Drew Barrymore.
Corporate Brands: Head Sport (known for its skis and tennis rackets), PepsiCo along with licensing agent the Joester Loria Group and Stanley Black & Decker along with licensing agent Beanstalk.
Entertainment: A+E Networks, Activision Blizzard, Cartoon Network, Epic Rights (which represents KISS, AC/DC, Celine Dion and more), Macy’s Parade, Nickelodeon Viacom, Sony Pictures Entertainment
Fashion: Iconix Brand Group (Mossimo, Candie’s), PVH Corp. (Calvin Klein, Tommy Hilfiger), Sequential Brands Group (Jessica Simpson, William Rast as well as non-fashion brands like Martha Stewart) and Xcel Brands (Isaac Mizrahi, Judith Ripka)
Retail: Specialty retail leader Spirit Halloween, the world’s ninth largest retailer Tesco and subscription box service Loot Crate
The NYC Summit is being supported by some of the industry’s leading licensees, licensors and service providers including Platinum Sponsor Concept One Accessories and Silver Sponsors BrandComply, Jivago Brands, JPatton, RoyaltyZone and Uwärē Brands, with additional sponsorship support from FabNY, Trevco, OpSec Security, Boy Scouts of America and HYP Hosiery.
The event has been developed by License Global magazine, part of UBM’s Global Licensing Group that is also the organiser of Licensing Expo and Brand Licensing Europe. The event is being done in partnership with the International Licensing Industry Merchandisers’ Association (LIMA), the industry’s leading trade organization.