licensing expo Event News 

Licensing Expo confirms networking and content timetable

Reading Time: 3 minutes Post Views: 1,201 Licensing International Excellence Awards ceremony – Monday, May 23 Official Opening Night party – Tuesday, May 24 Exhibitor Drinks – Wednesday, May 25 Online registration is open now Licensing Expo confirms networking and content timetable A packed program of in-person networking events and live content has been confirmed for Licensing Expo this May. Licensing Expo, which is run in partnership with industry trade association Licensing International, is the world’s largest licensing trade show and takes place at Mandalay Bay Convention Center in Las Vegas from May 24-26,…

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Event News 

Licensing Expo 2018 mirrors the growth of global licensing business

Reading Time: 2 minutes Post Views: 5,064 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…

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Character Licensing Merchandise Licensing 

Jungle Book indoor theme parks coming to India, courtesy DQ Entertainment

Reading Time: 2 minutes Post Views: 5,262 DQ Entertainment (DQE) has inked an exclusive deal with Chiliad Procons to launch multiple indoor theme parks across India inspired by hugely successful IPs such as The Jungle Book, Peter Pan and Robinhood. A new Jungle Book-themed indoor park will debut in Mumbai in 2018, followed by Delhi in 2019 and further expand across major metro cities over the next few years. The rides will be mostly inspired by The Jungle Book tales and its culture. The announcement was made at the Las Vegas Licensing that took…

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Collaborations Merchandise Licensing 

Amazon launches ‘Merch Collab’ at Licensing Expo 2018: Here’s how it works

Reading Time: 3 minutes Post Views: 2,902 Amazon unveiled a new platform at the Las Vegas Licensing Expo that will allow licensors to develop and launch products faster than ever before. At the Keynote session at Licensing Expo, Amazon launched ‘Merch Collab’ by Amazon, bringing together brands and a group of about 150 artists to produce licensed apparel and other products. Merch Collab is a new licensing program where brands collaborate with qualified designers and manufacturers to create the world’s largest selection of branded merchandise for fans and followers. Brands simply approve and promote…

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Licensing Expo 2018 kickstarts in Las Vegas, showcases more than 5,000 brands

Reading Time: 2 minutes Post Views: 6,697 The Las Vegas Licensing Expo 2018 kickstarts at the Mandalay Bay Convention Center from May 21. Sponsored by the International Licensing Industry Merchandisers’ Association, the annual trade show will take place May 22-24. The event will showcase more than 5,000 brands that reflect the latest developments in consumer trends. The industry’s definitive event will see more than 16,000 attendees, licensees, retailers, manufacturers, distributors, brand owners, licensing agents and IP holders, representing more than 65 countries, enjoy a wide selection of networking, educational and business-building opportunities. New exhibitors…

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Event People 

Meet and greet ‘George Foreman’ at Licensing Expo 2018

Reading Time: 1 minute Post Views: 4,396 InventHelp partners George Foreman and will be attending Licensing Expo on May 22, 2018 in Las Vegas, Nevada at Mandalay Bay Convention Center. He will be appearing in a meet and greet with Expo attendees and exhibitors and touring the show floor to meet other brands, spokespeople, and celebrities. “Licensing Expo hosts many of the world’s top brands. Having previously licensed my name to the grill and other products, I’m excited to network with others in the industry,” said two-time world heavyweight boxing champion George Foreman. George…

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Character & Entertainment Event 

Rainbow announces line-up to be showcased at Licensing Expo 2018

Reading Time: < 1 minutes Post Views: 4,556 Rainbow has announced its range of licenses the firm will be showcasing at the Licensing Expo 2018, Las Vegas, scheduled to take place from May 22-24. The licensees include 44 Cats, Winx Club, Regal Academy and Maggie & Bianca. 44 Cats is a Rainbow production in collaboration with Antoniano Bologna that follows the daily adventures of Lampo, Milady, Pilou, and Polpetta. All these cats are a part of a music band named ‘The Buffycats’. The four kittens are homeless and get shelter in a garage, transforming it…

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Event Sports Licensing 

Licensing Expo 2018 solidified as the premier event for sports licensing

Reading Time: 2 minutes Post Views: 4,294 Licensing Expo, the world’s largest and most influential brand licensing industry event, announced that it will feature the world’s leading professional sports associations and sports-focused licensing agencies at Licensing Expo 2018. As licensed sports properties continue to experience year-on-year growth, Licensing Expo is providing athletes with opportunities to generate revenue using their likeness for products and services solidifying their personal brand outside of their respective field of play. Licensing Expo will take place May 22–24, 2018 at the Mandalay Bay Convention Center in Las Vegas, Nevada. Sports…

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Celebrity Licensing Retail 

Authentic Hendrix announces collab with Epic Rights, Perryscope Productions

Reading Time: 2 minutes Post Views: 2,857 Authentic Hendrix, Epic Rights and Perryscope Productions will launch the new authentic Hendrix global retail program at the world’s largest licensing trade show, Licensing Expo, in Las Vegas, scheduled to take place from May 22 to 24. Epic Rights and Perryscope Productions will offer retailers, manufacturers and licensees an all-new Authentic Hendrix brand guide with iconic new photographs along with logos, lyrics, album and fashion inspired by the unique style of Jimi Hendrix. Authentic Hendrix merchandise and product lines pay homage to Hendrix, the man Rolling Stone…

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TV Series Licensing 

Giggle Garage appoints Exim Licensing Mexico as licensing agent

Reading Time: < 1 minutes Post Views: 6,935 Malaysian studio Giggle Garage has appointed Exim Licensing Mexico as its licensing agent for its animated pre-school series Origanimals in Mexico, Central America, the Caribbean Islands and Chile. Promoting teamwork and creativity, Origanimals follows the problem-solving adventures of the Awesome Four, a group of origami animals that traverses the globe to help save animals in need. Regarding this, a licensing strategy will be unveiled at the coming month’s Licensing Expo in Las Vegas where the property’s producers and agents will be on the lookout for potential licensees across multiple categories.…

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