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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Event 

Hong Kong Licensing Show witnesses 22,000 visitors, check out few glimpses

The 16th Hong Kong International Licensing Show, the world’s second-largest and Asia’s largest event of its kind, attracted a record of more than 22,000 visitors from about 100 countries and regions. Organised by HKTDC, the three-day fair held from January 8-10. The seventh Asian Licensing featured around 30 speakers from renowned brands global licensing experts, which henceforth, drew more than 1,500 attendees. Licensing Corner’s Editor-in-Chief Rutika Malaviya visited the expo and had one of the best experiences. Check out some of the pictures from the event. The Asian Licensing Conference…

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TV Series Licensing 

Paw Patrol celebrates being voted as best Young Property at the Asian Licensing Awards 2017

Having been voted as the Best Young Property in the region at the Asian Licensing Awards 2017,the makers of Paw Patrol is celebrating a big win in Asia. PAW Patrol is a reflection of Nickelodeon’s pre-school content, which has always been both smart and fun, powered by great stories, relatable characters and a meaningful curriculum that has been the channel’s hallmark. Produced by Spin Master Entertainment, the Nickelodeon pre-school property also notched up the Merit Award with Saipo Baby Limited for Best Licensee at the Hong Kong Licensing Awards 2017,…

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New Year kicks off with Hong Kong International Licensing Show

The year 2018 will kick off with the Hong Kong International Licensing Show that takes place from January 8 to10 at the Hong Kong Convention and Exhibition Centre. The aim of the show is to assist licensors and licensing agents to look out for partners and expand their regional licensing network in Asia and particularly in China. The show is also looking to provide a one-stop platform for all involved in the licensing business to feature, source and promote new properties and licensing-related services. The show will run alongside the…

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2018 kicks off with Hong Kong International Licensing Show

The year 2018 will kick off with the Hong Kong International Licensing Show taking place at the Hong Kong Convention and Exhibition Centre from January 8-10. To refresh one let’s state that the 2017 event saw 377 exhibitors and 21,720 people visiting the show and check out over 900 brands and properties. The aim of the show is to assist licensors and licensing agents to search for partners and expand their regional licensing network in Asia, and particularly the Chinese mainland. The show is also looking to provide a one-stop…

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Brand Licensing Corporate Brand 

Smiley wins Best Corporate Brand at LIMA Awards

Smiley has scooped the Best Corporate Brand, Fashion or Lifestyle Program of the Year at this years LIMA awards in Hong Kong. The awards, which take place alongside the annual Hong Kong International Licensing Show, recognised the work that the Smiley APAC team have achieved in developing the brand over the past 12 months. “It’s been another great year from my APAC team and I am delighted that we have received recognition for this work from LIMA. Our success has been driven forward by some amazing DTR’s we have had in…

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Brand Licensing Corporate Brand 

LIMA unveils Asian Licensing Award Winners

The International Licensing Industry Merchandisers’ Association has unveiled the winners for its LIMA Asian Licensing Awards. The winners were announced on Monday, Jan. 9, at the Awards Presentation and Cocktail Reception during the Hong Kong International Licensing Show, Jan. 9-11. This year’s winners include: Best Licensee of the Year GS Retail Co. – Despicable Me/Minions Best Licensed Promotion of the Year Kung Fu Panda 3 – Master Kong Best Asian Property of the Year B. Duck – SEMK International Enterprises Best Corporate Brand/Fashion/Lifestyle Program of the Year Smiley – The Smiley Company…

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