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LICENSING EXPO
Licensing Expo serves the global
licensing industry as the world's largest
and most influential trade show dedicated to licensing and brand extension. For
three days, 16,150 retailers, licensees,
manufacturers and advertising agents
from more than 90 countries will come
together on June 21 to 23 at the Mandalay Bay Convention Center in Las
Vegas to:
* Hear future brand strategies directly
from brand and property owners;
* See what brands are being launched
and will be ready for stores in the
next 18 to 24 months;
* Find exclusive licensed products for
their stores;
* Compare the hottest fashion, movie,
TV, sports and consumer brands
that consumers will be demanding
for 2017 and 2018; and
* Ink direct-to-retail (DTR) deals
with brand owners.
More than 5,000 brands from all
product categories are showcased at
Licensing Expo - from candy to cars,
food to fashion, music to movies, TV
to toys and everything in between. No
matter what category attendees may be
responsible for, a visit to Licensing Expo
will help with business decisions and
strategy, now and in the future.
Retail attendance continues to grow
at Licensing Expo. In 2015, retail attendance increased by 15 percent. Retailers
that attended included: amazon.com,
Best Buy, Forever 21, H&M, Kohl's,
Pottery Barn, Target, Tesco, Walmart,
Wet Seal and Williams-Sonoma.
In addition to connecting with top
brand owners and agents like AwesomenessTV, Nintendo of America,
Inc., NFL Players Inc., Crocs, Mattel
Inc., Coca-Cola and Grumpy Cat, expo
attendees can enhance their show experience through networking, education
and Matchmaking Services.
Attendees can hear from industry
experts at more than 25 educational sessions at Licensing University, sponsored

A visit to Licensing
Expo will help with
business decisions
and strategy.
by the Licensing Industry Merchandisers' Association (LIMA). In addition to
seminars, Licensing University includes:
Roundtable Discussions, an intimate
30-minute setting to review the industry's hottest topics, and Digital Media
Licensing Summit, seminars from the
world's most popular digital media
companies and stars. The keynote and
the Digital Media Licensing Summit are
free to attend, while you can purchase
an all-access pass to attend any of the
seminars and roundtable discussions.
Adding to the opening day buzz is
the most talked about party in licensing,
which takes place on June 21 in a stunning new venue: The Havana Roomâ„¢
and Sky Beach Club at the recently renovated Tropicana Las Vegas. Sponsored
by LIMA, the Opening Night Party is
the must-attend after-hours networking
event for the industry, featuring premier

evening networking with the world's
most influential brand owners, retailers
and licensees. Festivities for the 2016
party include entertainment by Winter
Dance Party, courtesy of C3 Entertainment, Inc., a tribute to Buddy Holly, The
Big Bopper and Ritchie Valens.
Throughout Licensing Expo, retailers
will have access to the Retailer Lounge,
located in the Brands & Agents zone
on the show floor. Escape the bustling
show floor to meet with colleagues and
enjoy complimentary refreshments.
Licensing Expo only happens once a
year: this June in Las Vegas. Don't miss
out on the business and the buzz. For
more information and free attendee registration, visit www.licensingexpo.com. O

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