Event News


Online Registration Opens for Licensing Week Virtual!

May 25, 2020

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 […]

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Hong Kong International Licensing Show draws to a close

January 21, 2020

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 […]

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

March 15, 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) […]

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

December 4, 2018

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 […]

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

June 26, 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 […]

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Licensing Expo 2018 mirrors the growth of global licensing business

June 15, 2018

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 […]

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CMC’S Playground 2018 will be held from July 3-8 at UK’s Sheffield

May 2, 2018

The Children’s Media Conference (CMC) has announced the 2018 dates for Playground, its ground-breaking interactive digital art exhibition for children, families and CMC delegates. Playground is a week-long show of everything that’s new in play-along digital technology for kids. Children and their mums, dads and teachers can come to the Millennium Gallery in Sheffield and […]

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UBM kickstarts 6th edition of Children, Baby and Maternity Expo 2018

April 27, 2018

UBM India launched the 6th edition of Children, Baby and Maternity Expo India 2018 (CBME India) at the Bombay Convention and Exhibition Centre, Mumbai. The inaugural ceremony took place in the presence of Chief Guests including Esha Deol – Bollywood Celebrity, Bharat Takhtani, Entrepreneur. Besides, special guests include Ajay Agarwal – President Toy Association of […]

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Cartoon Network invites Asia to get animated. Details inside

April 26, 2018

Turner’s Cartoon Network, together with some heavyweight partners in Singapore, will be hosting its biggest ever branded event in Southeast Asia. Attracting industry talent from around the world, the two-week ‘Cartoon Network Animate Your Life’ will take place from May 26 until June 10 and will share with 80,000 participants the mechanics and the creativity […]

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Save the date! Kazachok Licensing Forum 2018 to be held in Paris from April 4-5

March 9, 2018

The Kazachok Licensing Forum 2018 will take place from April 4 to April 5 in Paris. The forum also focuses on providing the most interesting content including the latest market trends. For 15 years, this show has become an annual rendezvous for the French licensing industry. These two days of forum are punctuated by special […]

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ABBY awards poised to set new benchmarks with the upcoming 2018 edition

February 10, 2018

In its 50th year, the ABBY awards presented by the Advertising Club and the Advertising Agencies Association of India (AAAI) – is poised to set new benchmarks on scale and innovation with the upcoming 2018 edition. The apex industry award, to be held between April 5 and 7 this year at Goa, has for the […]

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LIMA to honour two industry executives to join the Licensing Hall of Fame this year

February 3, 2018

The International Licensing Industry Merchandisers’ Association (LIMA) has selected two industry executives to join the Licensing Hall of Fame this year. Elias Fasja-Cohen, chief executive officer and founder of Tycoon Enterprises and Brian Goldner, chairman and chief executive officer of Hasbro will be honoured at the annual LIMA Awards Ceremony that will be held on […]

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Event Merchandising gearing up for Lumiere London

January 17, 2018

Lumiere London is to take place between January 18 and 21 when more than 50 artworks will reimagine London’s architecture and streets, transforming the city into a dazzling nocturnal art exhibition. On that ground, Event Merchandising is readying for the return of the UK’s largest light festival havinworked on a range of glow in the […]

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First four HKTDC fairs of the year attract 6% more visitors than last year

January 13, 2018

Featuring more than 2,940 exhibitors from around the world, the Hong Kong Toys & Games Fair, Hong Kong Baby Products Fair and Hong Kong International Stationery Fair concluded successfully recently. Together with the Hong Kong International Licensing Show, that closed on Wednesday, the first four fairs organised by the Hong Kong Trade Development Council (HKTDC) […]

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