LIMA India Hosts First Holiday Networking Event For Indian Licensing Professionals

LIMA India Hosts First Holiday Networking Event For Indian Licensing Professionals

Licensing, Merchandise
The International Licensing Industry Merchandisers’ Association (LIMA), the global trade association for the licensing industry, held its first festive networking event in India on Thursday, December 08th at Opa! Bar & Café, Hotel Peninsula Grand, Mumbai. Over 25 delegates comprised of both LIMA members and non-members were in attendance. The LIMA India’s networking was an event with purpose; the professionals from the licensing industry got the opportunity network with different types of businesses, making the professionals, business leaders and entrepreneurs realize the importance of licensing for each business. Being Holiday season, the networking was made a fun-filled and relaxed sessions with educational games related to the licensing industry in India and discussion on “Growt
LIMA Hall of Fame nomination period ends today

LIMA Hall of Fame nomination period ends today

The International Licensing Industry Merchandisers’ Association’s nomination period for the 2017 Hall of Fame award ends today The Hall of Fame award was designed to honor individuals who have made exceptional contributions to the licensing community. Following the submission period, the LIMA Board of Directors will review all recommendations before making their selection. To qualify for the LIMA Licensing Hall of Fame, candidates must have been actively involved in licensing business for a minimum of 15 years; must have contributed to the creation, development or advancement of a specific aspect of segment of the business; their contribution must have ongoing relevance to the industry; practice and uphold business ethics, principles and integrity consistent with the professionalism

England Rugby Invades LIMA-List for Licensing Accolades…

Headlines, Licensing, Top Stories
Greats from Great Britain such as V&A, Bulldog, Copyrights Group Peppa Pig, RFU among rest that fits the Lima Licensing Awards.2016... The Nominees for the 2016 Lima Licensing Awards have been unveiled – with  brands and Industrial Giants from England, gracing the illustrious list. The splashy awards ceremony forms a fundamental part of Licensing Expo- which is slated for the first night of the event, June 21 at the Mandalay Bay Convention Centre. The V&A has been shortlisted in the Art & Design Licensing Programme category, alongside It’s a WildLife from Form Advertising/Bulldog Licensing. Paddington, meanwhile, has bagged a nomination for The Copyrights Group and Paddington and Company in the Character/Toy Brand category. eOne’s Peppa Pig is among the nominees

Friday File: Brand Licensing in India – Extend it, before it ‘Extinct”

Top Stories
Brand Licensing in India:  Extend it, before it ‘Extinct”   So far, the licensing industry is quite unheeded; perhaps the illiteracy about the concept amongst the market makers is the fatal factor here, a little more attention towards this industry can yield greater results for the emerging economy like India...   What is actually Brand Licensing? Do you know? Brand Licensing is a legal process where a brand owner allows other businesses to use his/her brand and trademark for promoting their own products in the potential market. An entrepreneur can start an enterprise by just acquiring the rights to license of a brand. (more…)


Events, Headlines, Licensing, Merchandise
Licensing Expo, the world’s largest and most influential licensing industry event, is pleased to announce an expanded list of new exhibitors for the New Year.  Sponsored by the International Licensing Industry Merchandisers’ Association (LIMA), the 2015 show takes place on June 9-11 at the Mandalay Bay Convention Center, Las Vegas, NV.  This year’s event will include more than 100 new exhibitors featuring stunning innovative layouts, exhibits, interactive displays and entertainment from top companies.  More than 500 businesses will exhibit at the 2015 show, many with larger spaces to showcase their expanded brand portfolios.  Complimentary registration for the expo is now live: www.licensingexpo.com/registerhere (more…)

LIMA, UCLA Plan Licensing Course

Education, Headlines, Licensing
The International Licensing Industry Merchandisers' Association and University of California Los Angeles Extension have teamed up to create a dedicated course for licensing industry professionals. The 12-week course, “Licensing Entertainment: Strategies for the Global Marketplace,” will be held at UCLA on Tuesday evenings beginning Jan. 6. The course will be led by licensing and marketing veteran Kenneth K. Markman, chief executive officer, KKM Global Brand Strategies, who has also held senior marketing posts at Universal Studios, 20th Century Fox and Mattel Toys. (more…)