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Licensing Expo 2020 Canceled, Licensing Week Virtual Set for June

To facilitate much needed industry connections, Licensing Expo is joining forces with Licensing International to offer 5-day virtual program running June 15-19; Licensing Expo 2021 returns May 25-27, 2021.

Licensing Headline News

Cartoon Merchandise Deals Herald Wrap for Licensing Expo

Fans can watch for new products featuring ‘Cuphead,’ Cartoon Network shows, ‘PJ Masks,’ ‘Daniel Tiger’s Neighborhood,’ ‘Pablo,’ ‘Yu-Gi-Oh!,’ ‘Beylade Burst’ and more.

Licensing Headline News

Licensing Expo: Deals for ‘Powerpuff,’ ‘Peppa Pig,’ ‘Kratts’

Cartoon Network celebrates franchise’s 20th anniversary with a full slate of global deals, while Entertainment One and Kratt Brothers Co. build on existing deals.

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Licensing Expo China Expands to the Middle Kingdom

By Dan Sarto | Tuesday, July 11, 2017 at 5:39pm

Industry-leading exhibition group launches brand new show next week in Shanghai, helping licensors find licensees across rapidly expanding Chinese consumer markets.

Licensing Headline News

LIMA to Induct Three Industry Veterans to Hall of Fame

Allan Feldman, Dell Furano, CEO, and Cyril Speijer will be honored Tuesday, May 23, at the LIMA Licensing Awards Ceremony during Licensing Expo 2017.

Licensing Headline News

Mondo TV Previews ‘Cuby Zoo’ at Las Vegas Licensing Expo

Mondo TV and Aurora’s animated comedy-adventure series for children starring cube-shaped animal characters who look like toys but come to life when humans are away has already aired in South Korea.

Nickelodeon Headline News

Rainbow’s ‘Regal Academy’ Lands on Nickelodeon August 13

Family entertainment giant and Nickelodeon announce the U.S. launch of brand-new animated series bringing classic fairy tale characters into the modern world.

Genius Brands International Headline News

Stan Lee, THR and GBI Launching ‘Stan Lee's Cosmic Crusaders’

Stan Lee’s Pow! Entertainment, The Hollywood Reporter and Genius Brands International partner on ground-breaking new property; Animated entertainment content to premiere exclusively on THR.Com, kicking off Comic-Con with VR episode.

The Jim Henson Company Headline News

Henson Appoints New Licensing Partners for 30th Anniversary of ‘Labyrinth’

The Jim Henson Company appoints new licensing partners to support this year’s 30th anniversary celebration of ‘Labyrinth’ with Multiple products to hit retail this fall plus new Blu-ray and limited theatrical run of new 4K film.

ITV Studios Headline News

ITV Expands ‘Thunderbirds Are Go’ Presence in the Americas

With products set for North America online retail launch of new CG-animated series, ITV Studios Global Entertainment appoints licensing agent and broadcaster in Brazil.

Genius Brands International Headline News

GBI Signs Agreement with Netflix for ‘Llama Llama’

Genius Brands International secures largest content licensing deal in company history with all-new animated preschool series based on the bestselling book franchise by author and illustrator Anna Dewdney to premiere globally on Netflix in 2017.

Nelvana Headline News

Corus Expands Partnership with Cartoon Network

New multi-year broadcast and merchandise deal sees Corus Entertainment-owned Nelvana named as exclusive merchandising agent for CN’s iconic brands in Canada, including ‘The Powerpuff Girls,’ ‘Adventure Time,’ ‘Steven Universe,’ ‘Ben 10’ and more.

Licensing Headline News

Rainbow Ready to Light Up Las Vegas Licensing Expo with Hot New Brands

Italian animation studio showcasing ‘Regal Academy’ and ‘World of Winx’ at the 2016 Vegas Licensing Expo.

Licensing Headline News

Licensing University Announces 2016 Sessions

The International Licensing Industry Merchandisers’ Association’s Licensing University assembles an outstanding roster of sessions on topics including digital media, crowdfunding, social media strategies, and more.

Nelvana Headline News

Nelvana Appoints New Licensing Agents for ‘Trucktown’

Global children’s entertainment company shifts into high gear with 14 new licensing agents for CG-animated preschool series spanning South America, the Middle East, Asia, Europe and beyond.

LIMA 2014 Headline News

LIMA Announces Licensing Excellence Awards Winners at 2014 Licensing Expo

‘Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles’ collects two prizes for Film, Television or Entertainment Licensee in both the Hard and Soft Goods categories; ‘Angry Birds’ from Rovio receives the prize in the new Digital/New Media category.