This year's Brand Licensing Europe offers a bigger show floor with 70 first-time exhibitors. What follows is a preview of companies that will be at the The Grand Hall, Olympia, starting with Advanstar's Global Partners, companies that exhibit at both Brand Licensing Europe and the recently held Licensing International Expo in Las Vegas.
Cross media entertainment company Atlantyca Entertainment manages the international licensing initiatives for all the Geronimo Stilton brands and all character spin-offs, showcasing the brand's key properties: Geronimo Stilton, Geronimo Stilton the Animated Series, Geronimo Stilton: Kingdom of Fantasy and is the Italian licensing agent for Le Petit Prince.
Beanstalk builds strategic licensing programs internationally for iconic brands including Lee Cooper, Harley-Davidson, Jack Daniel's, Stanley and Jaguar; lifestyle brands including Sean John and Paris Hilton; and leading consumer brands including Max Factor. Beanstalk has specialist expertise developing both luxury and broad scale mass-market licensing programs and offers strategic consulting.
Bella Sara is a magical world of horses where girls engage their imaginations. Introduced to North America in 2007, Bella Sara quickly expanded into an international entertainment property. Products include secret codes that unlock a virtual world. By entering codes atBellaSara.com
, girls play games, complete adventures and adopt horses.
BRB Internacional is an international company with more than 35 years' experience in the production, distribution and licensing of high-quality programs such as Bernard, Iron Kid, The Imp, Angus & Cheryl, Suckers, Papawa, Canimals, Kambu, Zookaboo, Khuda Yana and Ghost Messenger.
Headlining BLE from Chorion are two new preschool animated TV series, Octonauts, an animated underwater action adventure, and Gaspard and Lisa, which celebrates the friendship between two 6-year-olds. With broadcast launch set for autumn 2010, Chorion will be looking to sign new licensing partners for both properties. Recent developments for Mr Men and Little Miss include an exclusive co-branded clothing range with the NBA and Junk Food for the start of the NBA season, and Little Miss Sunshine fashion collections due to launch globally in spring 2011. Plans are under way for the brand's 40th anniversary in 2011, including a new character to be revealed exclusively at BLE.
Dependable Solutions offers licensing and royalty solutions to agents, licensors and licensees to improve brand licensing operations. The firm offers content management, product approval, royalty statement generation, trademark licensing and financial solutions to clients around the world.
Dissero Brands owns and manages international success story Rachael Hale, the world's most lovable animals, and new boy brand Wag Alley. A Top 125 Global Licensor, Dissero Brands is dedicated to the creation, marketing and development of design and image brand properties.
Donmezler Lisans a.s.
+90 212 659 2999 •[email protected]
Donmezler Lisans has been in the stationery business for many years. Donmezler Lisans is part of the Donmezler Group, an esteemed and respected commercial group with more than 1,200 employees. There are eight sister companies in different sectors within the group.
0034 934738494 • 0034 934 738154[email protected]
Dorna Sports is an international sports management company and is the exclusive rights holder for MotoGP. With more than 60 years of history MotoGP is the pinnacle of motorcycle racing and a major icon in sports licensing.
Edebé Audiovisual Licensing represents different third-party properties from all categories: lifestyle and design, brands, retro characters, entertainment, etc. The company's main goal is to build a catalogue with only trusted properties, protecting and preserving the present and the future success of the properties represented.
The licensing arm of E1 Entertainment represents wholly owned brands, including TV series Peppa Pig, new Ben and Holly's Little Kingdom and Humf, as well as a series of third-party properties ranging from film to art genres.
FremantleMedia Enterprises is a global distributor and licensor of its own properties and third-party brands. As the commercial division of FremantleMedia, and with the global infrastructure and local expertise to support all areas of brand management, FME is a one-stop shop for any IP owner or programme producer.
These smiley, colourful and whimsical characters were created by Mexican Gabi Moad, who began scribbling them when she was 9 years old. This positive brand has been in the market since 1995. Fulanitos now has licensees in several European countries in categories such as bed linen, carpets and stationery.
Based in Istanbul, Turkey, Hakan Canta keeps its focus on the categories of school, fashion, travel, sport and promotional bags since 1955. In additon to an extensive BTS bags range, today the company developes a full BTS range with paper and full stationery.
Hasbro is a worldwide leader in children's and family leisure-time products and services, with a rich portfolio of brands and entertainment properties that provides some of the highest quality and most recognizable play and recreational experiences in the world.
HIT Entertainment is one of the world's leading independent children's entertainment producers and rights owners. HIT's portfolio includes Thomas & Friends, Fireman Sam, Angelina Ballerina and Bob the Builder. HIT's lines of business span television and home entertainment production, content distribution, publishing, consumer products licensing and live events and attractions.
Hong Kong Trade Development Council is the statutory body that promotes Hong Kong's two-way trade with the rest of the world. Its services include business matching, publishing sourcing catalogues and organising more than 30 trade shows per year in Hong Kong at the Convention and Exhibition Centre.
+32 2 652 0220 • +32 2 652 0160[email protected]
IMPS is the worldwide licensor of the evergreen character The Smurfs and creates Smurf universes worldwide through five main activities: merchandising, retail and co-branded promotions, book publishing, TV broadcasting deals and events.
For more than 40 years Intercontinental Licensing has been bringing compelling designs to the marketplace, providing a full range of services, including licensing concepts and facilitating cross-marketing opportunities. A catalogue of more than 30,000 images is constantly updated so that collections are always fresh and unique.
ITV Studios Global Entertainment
+44 (0) 20 7157 3689[email protected]
ITV Studios Global Entertainment showcases its leading portfolio of hugely popular and acclaimed properties, including This Morning, Coronation Street, Dancing on Ice, Loose Women and Come Dine With Me. Delivering power audiences on-screen, brands come alive off-air with inspiring products and promotions.
Jast Company (est. 1995) is a reputable gift and toy manufacturer that provides manufacturing of consumer products, including paper and plastic products with embedded electronics technology, plush gifts, electronic gifts and toys, IC modules, collectible and seasonal stuffed toys.
+ 1 212 969-7550 • + 1 646 280-1550www.kingfeatures.com
King Features, part of Hearst Entertainment and Syndication Group, offers iconic classic, art, brand and comic strip properties for product licensing, publishing, advertising and promotion worldwide. King is also the world's premier distributor of comics and features for print and digital media.
LazyTown is an energetic and colourful world that motivates kids through play to be active and make positive life choices. This is the LazyTown difference. LazyTown is the only global children's entertainment brand dedicated to kids' health and promotes this core concept through its acclaimed TV series, shows and merchandise.
The LEGO Group is a privately held, family-owned company based in Billund, Denmark. Founded in 1932, the group is one of the world's leading manufacturers of play materials for children. LEGO products can be purchased in more than 130 countries.
Ludorum is a global IP company dedicated to developing, acquiring and marketing quality entertainment properties for television, interactive and new media. Ludorum is the creator of Chuggington, a CGI-animated television series for preschoolers that has launched in more than 170 territories around the world.
Created by one of the world's leading science fiction artists Danny Flynn and Simon Harris, Lunartics is fast becoming one of the must-have collectible properties for boys ages 7 to 12 years. A brand of global opportunity, Lunartics is looking to extend recent successful international representations into new markets.
The MGL archive consists of more than 10,000 images which are suitable for use on a host of retail products. Its sister agency Vision represents the best in fashion and contemporary art and design.
Mondo TV Group
Mondo TV, a group of five companies with headquarters in Rome, is a leader in Italy and among the primary European operators in the production and distribution of animated TV series and full-length feature films for TV and cinema. At BLE 2010, Mondo is preparing a wide variety of TV shows targeted for girls and boys, preschool programs and kids/ tweens. In partnership with American toy company MEG and Giochi Preziosi, Mondo is bringing to the market the TV show Puppy In My Pocket (52x13). In addition, in partnership with MEG, Mondo is also presenting a new boys' TV show, entitled Power Buggz (52x13). Another boys' TV show that will be highlighted at BLE, is Virus Attack (52x13). Co-produced with Suk, the show will be on air on Cartoon Network Italia in early 2011. The company will announce agents in each territory for the licensing and merchandising business of Virus Attack.
Nelvana, a Corus Entertainment company, is one of the world's leading international producers and distributors of children's animated content. Nelvana's content has aired in more than 160 countries and has received more than 70 major international program awards. The company's merchandising team manages successful consumer licensed products globally, in partnership with broadcasters.
Nickelodeon Consumer Products
+44 (0) 20 7478 6183[email protected]
Nickelodeon Consumer Products manages the global TV-led licensing and merchandising business for powerhouse brands including Nickelodeon, MTV, Paramount Pictures and Comedy Central. NCP returns to Brand Licensing Europe 2010 with a host of new properties, including live-action ratings hits, Big Time Rush and Victorious, as well as preschool animation Team Umizoomi and exciting new updates on the recently acquired Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles. The new properties complement NCP's multi-genre portfolio that includes broadcast and licensing phenomena, SpongeBob SquarePants and Dora the Explorer, plus hit properties iCarly, Go, Diego, Go!, Wonder Pets!, Ni Hao Kai-lan and South Park.
NMSI is a group of UK museums with four brands. Working across a wide range of companies such as licensees, publishers and retailers, NMSI offers an incredible selection of content to licensees including images, objects and knowledge from its experts.
The Giochi Preziosi Group is a successful European toy group founded by Enrico Preziosi in 1978. It is the market leader in Italy and one of the largest worldwide players in the toy industry. Giochi Preziosi has subsidiaries in US, UK, France, Spain, Germany, Greece and Turkey
At this year's BLE, Rainbow has lots of PopPixie news. Not only is the TV show (52x13) making its worldwide debut on France 3, Piwi France, Clan TVE Spain, TVI Portugal, Canal Panda Portugal and Kanal D Turkey, but the Pixies are coming to a major kids' network in the UK. PopPixie is a best-selling property. Ferrero sold approximately 12 million PopPixie Kinder eggs and magazines have sold 60,000 and 100,000 copies a month in Italy and Russia. Bandai signed on as master toy licensee and will begin rolling out their product this fall. Other key licenses include: Mirtillo (apparel, Italy); Carel (apparel, France); Leomil (footwear, France, Spain, Portugal and Nordic); and Paglieri (hair accessories, Italy); BTS and stationery with Paxos (Greece and Germany); Josman (Spain); Artimbal (Portugal); and Tennessee (France).
Sanrio License Stand B030
+39 02 36529354[email protected]
Sanrio was founded in Tokyo in 1960 and this year is celebrating its 50th anniversary. Sanrio is a social communication business based on the concept that a small gift can bring a big smile. Shintaro Tsuji, the founder, created a line of character merchandise designed around gift-giving occasions.
Smileyworld is a creative universe of self expression. An international language of colourful emotive icons used to express feelings without the written word. A universally recognized visual form of communication that encourages personal expression, feelings and emotions through thousands of different icons and characters.
Sony Pictures Entertainment
Sony Pictures generates awareness and extends branding potential of films through the development of co-branded promotions, licensed merchandise and retail promotions. A selection of properties for which it seeks promotional partners, licensees and/or retail partners includes The Smurfs, The Adventures of Tintin, Arthur Christmas, Spider-Man and Men In Black III.
The Licensing Company
+44 (0) 20 7368 4309[email protected]
TLC is a leading global brand extension agency with offices in London, New York, Paris, Munich and Tokyo. Representing great properties across entertainment including Lucasfilm and Sony and brands such as Skechers, Coca-Cola, National Trust, Cosmopolitan and WWF. TLC is the joint-venture partner of Iconix US in Europe.
With headquarters in Tokyo and sales offices in Los Angeles, Hong Kong and Paris, Toei Animation's operations include animation development and production, and worldwide marketing and program licensing. Founded in 2004, Toei Animation Europe, is in charge of the distribution and exploitation of Toei Animation's animated series in EMEA.
Ubisoft is a leading producer, publisher and distributor of video games worldwide and has grown considerably through a strong line-up of products and partnerships. Committed to delivering cutting-edge video game titles to consumers, Ubisoft generated sales of €871 million in 2009-10.
Founded in 1807, John Wiley & Sons provides must-have content and services to professionals, professors, students and lifelong learners worldwide. More than 40 percent of the company's revenue is generated outside the U.S. Wiley's portfolio of best-selling brands includes ...For Dummies, CliffsNotes, Frommer's and How to Cook Everything.
Brand Licensing Europe is the definitive European event for licensing and brand extension. Exhibitors showcase their brands, characters, images, artwork and designs to an audience of around 5,000 European retailers, licensees and promotional marketers who are actively seeking new licensing opportunities. The show will be held 28 to 30 September, at the Grand Hall, Olympia in London.
Established in 1977, Alchemy designs and manufactures in the UK, holding a vast library of original images, which are available under license. The company has successful, niche licensing for Gothic, Black Rose and UL13 (retro tattoo and rock styled imagery) in all categories from apparel and stationery to décor and gifts.
As the name suggests, Allsorts Licensing is active in a number of licensing sectors including art, character, design, event, fashion, photo and lifestyle brands. The company is active both in the UK and in mainland Europe. It also syndicates features to newspapers and magazines.
Ann Edwards is a fun, stylish, quirky and humorous brand that is targeted at pet lovers of all ages and all nationalities. Humour and sentiment are integral to the property. The contemporary and distinctive colour palette combined with witty tag lines make Ann Edwards a hit on licensed products.
Art Ask Agency, an international licensing agency based in Barcelona, Spain, with more than 20 years experience in the licensing industry worldwide specializes in concepts, fashion, lifestyle and design led brands. With many languages and contacts, Art Ask Agency has coherent and comprehensive merchandising programmes across Europe and the world.
Backstage has been in the licensing business since 1991. The Italian agency works with the most popular Italian companies and worldwide renowned licensors. The mission of Backstage is to provide its commercial partners with a complete service while developing effective licensing campaigns. Mutual trust and commitment sum up Backstage's philosophy.
Using her unique art style, Parker is continuously broadening her product portfolio in the development of her two brands Whispers on Wings/Little Whispers Fairies and Ladies Who Love Life. New launches at the show will include Whispers on Wings giftware and Ladies Who Love Life ceramics and greeting cards.
Bespoke Creative is a creative art licensing agency representing the Condé Nast archive in the U.K. and U.S. with its internationally renown titles such as British Vogue, Brides and The New Yorker, among others. The company also represents an exclusive portfolio of individual designers, photographers, artists and illustrators.
Biplano was founded in 1990 and has premises in Barcelona, Madrid, Lisboa and Hong Kong. Biplano is a leader company in the licensing world and promotional marketing in Southern Europe. It represents the best licensors in the world, including DreamWorks, Paramount, Lucasfilm, King Features, Nickelodeon, Sony, Chorion, Toei, and BBC.
+1 646 395 4918[email protected]
Brand Matter is a diversified brand management and operating company that specializes in the acquisition, development and licensing of consumer-branded intellectual property. It offers strategic guidance in the full spectrum of brand building, marketing and licensing. Guided by its expert teams, Brand Matter serves as the catalyst to increase value through innovation, extension and partnerships, and manage and market the licensing of the brand with best-in-class manufacturers, wholesalers and retailers.
Brands Incorporated specialises in licensing UK fashion and music clients. Clients include Religion, Ringspun, Superdry, Timothy Everest, Universal Music and Lipsy. Lipsy is a British young fashion brand specialising in stylish and sexy affordable luxury for fashionistas and celebrities alike and is one of the UK's hottest female fashion brands.
Established in 2005, Brandzoo is a small independent licensing agency with more than 45 years industry knowledge. The company represents a varied portfolio to include design, TV and toy-led IPs, presenting both niche and mass-market licensing opportunities.
BGI develops successful brand extensions and publishing programmes to create a strong voice and identity for a property or brand. In addition, BGI is the creator of outstanding children's content for various commercial channels, producing a range of accomplished and exciting new character-led properties with potential across all sectors.
Bruno Productions is an independent licensing agency from Deventer, the Netherlands, with more than 20 years of experience in mediating. The company is well established in representing and marketing various characters and brands and represents properties such as Angel Cat Sugar, Calimero, Monster Jam, Wooly, Soft Spots, Twisted Whiskers, Fido Dido and more.
Bulldog represents some of the world's leading brands. The company's streamlined approach means that it can react quickly to the demands of licensors, licensees and retailers. Bulldog Licensing works with licensors to both develop existing IP and to ensure emerging brands are fit for purpose in a changing consumer and retail landscape.
Caroline Mickler Stand C055
+44 (0) 7968 850329[email protected]
Caroline Mickler is a a boutique agency specialising in creating and implementing licensing programmes for a diverse portfolio of brands, both as agent and consultant. The company listens to the needs of the brand owner and marries those with its unique understanding of how, when and where a brand should be positioned.
Celebrities Entertainment is a full service agency, specialised in licensing and brand extension. The company helps clients license their famous copyrights and images and works with leading European consumer products companies. Celebrities Entertainment currently offers properties in two licensing categories: celebrities and music artists and entertainment properties.
Bubbles Incorporated is the exclusive owner, by appointment from Chaplin himself, of all merchandising and licensing rights to Charlie Chaplin and the images from his most famous films.
The Comic Stripper is the home of cutting-edge illustrations and comics for two decades. The company can create custom comics as dynamic marketing and promotional tools. It supplies artwork for a huge range of licenses including Marvel, Top Gear, Ronald McDonald, Ben 10 and Action Man.
Darndog Licensing was founded by artist/illustrator Julia Teare to bring her illustrations, paintings and photography to the licensing market. Brand Licensing Europe 2010 will see the launch of The Nurseryhyme Collection, a series of illustrations in a very traditional style available for the first time in all territories.
DCD Publishing develops and exploits market opportunities for book publishing, merchandising, licensing, CDs and DVDs. Its brand portfolio derives from television, animation and music, including top music publishers for lyric merchandising. A division of TV group DCD Media, DCD Publishing takes advantage of under-exploited ancillary rights connected to TV programmes.
This design studio specialises in images for pattern, photography and prints/posters. Wood's work is shown and sold worldwide for multiple end products. The diverse styles enable customers to source commercially trend-setting images for products such as table top, melamine ware, ceramics, wallpapers, textiles, paper products, greeting cards, laminates and fashion.
Dominique Vari is presenting her iconic Wild About Words and Rubies in the Dust collections. They explore the boundaries between art and design, and are influenced by her training in typography, and experience in branding and advertising. Her styles can be licensed across clothing, accessories, sports, lifestyle and home and garden products.
Owned by Dr. Fresh, Grosvenor Consumer Products is a health and beauty company specialising in licensed kids and adult personal care products. Innovation in new product technology has been the foundation of growth and success and the company is looking to extend distribution and brands in the U.K. and Europe.
Founded in 1998, Dream Entertainment specializes in creating cartoon animation and brand licensing. The company own a series of cartoon images, Kitten-Dream series, which was initiated by a former chief designer of Nintendo, Toyoshi Asami. The company's main market is China with a growing interest in Europe.
Dynit is introducing new, exclusive licensing opportunities: Pok-Pong, Splatterosi and the DIY fun of Cloggy and Pearly. These brands bring joy, fashion, trend, cuteness and slimy disgust, and are growing in popularity with boys and girls.
Esjack Stand AD82
+44 (0) 7540 062615 •[email protected]
Founded in 2010, Esjack was bored of seeing the same cards, mugs and posters across shops year after year. The company's built its catalogue of designs, art pieces and greeting cards to accommodate all ages and personalities.
Leading European independent film studio, headed by the world acclaimed director Luc Besson, EuropaCorp has more than 70 films to its credit. Producer of Taken, with a worldwide box office of more than $225 million, its portfolio includes famous live-action and 3-D-animated feature films, and, most recently, TV series from successful properties.
Event Merchandising is the licensing agent to a variety of properties in the world of entertainment including Sherlock Holmes; Chippendales: The Ultimate Girls Night Out; TNA Wrestling, the fastest growing sports-entertainment brand; and B-Boy, a lifestyle brand of merchandise created from the streets.
Fatina Dreams by Prudence Mak is about a beautiful doll who dreams herself alive to help improve the planet a dream at a time. By up-cycling old objects to make new tools, Fatina has adventures that can empower girls' imaginations to make a difference. "Why throw away your memories?"
Subpixel, the creators of Friendly Bods, are new to Brand Licensing Europe this year. Friendly Bods are an endearing bunch of characters with broad appeal, currently featuring in their own established range of greetings cards. Friendly Bods are ready to be unleashed and realise their potential.
Funshine produces bright, vibrant and enticingly fun character-based artwork, specialising in babies through to young adults. Captivating and inspiring design concepts can be seen in an extended portfolio for this year's Brand Licensing Europe with prints, clothing range, toys, homeware, stationery and gift samples.
Glow Europe specialises in creating high-profile licensed sales promotions. These promotions stimulate sales at retail of participating brands and increase awareness of the licensed brand. This innovative approach of sales promotions is the ultimate way of combining licensing, retail and brands: a win-win-win situation.
Golden Balls, established since 2002, sells merchandise online, as well as at its recently opened retail outlet in London. Golden Balls also runs GI Productions and publishes preschool books based on the character Gussy The Ice Cream Man (www.gussytheicecreamman.com
Golden Goose is the UK's leading boutique brand licensing consultancy. The company specialises in the development of large scale successful licensing programmes for household brands.
Operating from the security of a platform within the Giochi Preziosi Group and with 30 years of experience in the sector, Grani & Partners is one of the leading companies in the promotional market. Turning children's favourite licensed characters into the best and safest promotional gadgets for 100 major companies worldwide.
Hallmark Cards is the UK's leading greeting card publisher and a key licensor with its No.1 property, Forever Friends. The company is also a key licensee working with Disney, Purple Ronnie and Warner Bros. Hallmark Cards designs, manufactures, markets and sells greeting cards and gift packaging throughout the UK and Eire.
Hari's World follows the many adventures of Hari the Elephant and a cast of loveable characters. Loved by children and embraced by parents for the subtle safety messages woven into every adventure the Hari's World brand is already demonstrating huge licensing potential across all categories and regions.
For the first time, HarperCollins Publishers will be exhibiting their key brands at BLE. These include: Oliver Jeffers, Judith Kerr, Lettice, Watch Out Arthur, Collins Gem (dictionary), Collins Geo (maps) and Collins New Naturalists (nature). To make an appointment to meet Mel Beer, HarperCollins' head of licensing, contact[email protected]
Historic Royal Palaces is an independent charity which looks after the Tower of London, Hampton Court Palace, Banqueting House, Kensington Palace and Kew Palace. Licensees have access to the charity's magnificent palaces, collections and gardens to create unique product in partnership with this prestigious brand.
Simon Brown, managing director[email protected]
Iconix Europe owns a portfolio of lifestyle brands backed by substantial marketing and advertising. There are currently 18 brands and Iconix Europe will work directly with retailers across Europe replicating the enormous success of these brands in the U.S. market, which currently generates more than $10 billion in retail sales.
Established June 2006, Ignition provides professional brand management and licensing services. Properties represented from TV to art and design to retro include Fraggle Rock, Juicy Lucy, Marzipan, The Bogies, Saddle Club, Kerwhizz, Pet Poets Club, Luv Me Buddies and Kiwi & Pear. All brands will be showcased at Brand Licensing Europe 2010.
Creativity is a lifestyle at Iona. An intense visual awareness lies at the company's core, flowing through everything it does, including design, fine art, image licensing and publishing. Iona is a world of colour, pattern, graphics and texture with a fresh approach, artistic culture and years of solid experience.
Jan Pashley has been designing for the giftware industry for more than 20 years. Her work sells worldwide, focusing mainly on ceramics, tableware, kitchenware and greetings cards. Come and see Pashley's new design ranges, specifically tailored to giftware products, including boxes, tins, mugs, partyware and more.
JELC create strategic, long-term, brand building licensing programmes having experience with clients such as Coca-Cola, Ford Motor Company, Jack Daniels and Andy Warhol Foundation. With 65 years collective licensing expertise, JELC offers personal service from the senior team who have both extensive licensing and wider commercial and business backgrounds.
JCB is one of the world's largest manufacturers of earth-moving and agricultural equipment. The brand is also a well recognised and trusted brand on the UK high street and beyond with a wide range of consumer products available. Each product carries the brand values of innovation, durability, safety and quality.
Kanban, with offices in the U.K., Europe and the U.S. is a leading papercraft manufacturer and supplier. View character ranges that generate multi-million pounds in revenue and are now available to license. With collections to appeal to all markets, see how Kanban can drive business forward.
Kate Knight is an established artist who is well known throughout the licensing industry for her contemporary floral artwork. She has an extensive portfolio of designs for license. Knight is an artist who always hits deadlines when producing new, often exclusive, pieces of artwork for clients' briefs.
Kirsten Burke cards and products are internationally successful with retailers from major high-street stores to independents. Her latest designs combine urban calligraphy with on-trend glamour, defining the modern woman. Saucy and sophisticated, appealing to the free spirit in us all.
Konnect are brand builders of artistic properties. The company works with a group of talented, creative photographers and artists to bring exceptional work to a broad audience. Betsy Cameron, Nel Whatmore, Wildside, MILK and the Rachael Hale brand are all outstanding in their fields.
Lemon Ribbon offers fresh and fun prints, characters and graphics for licensing use within home, fashion, stationery and giftware. Currently working with major high-street names and numerous international licensing projects, the company's stand will feature new contemporary graphics, cute characters and design focused print concepts that will be sure to captivate.
Lisle International Licensing
+44 (0) 1937 586237 • +44 (0) 1937 588735[email protected]
Lisle International Licensing, a subsidiary of Colin Lisle & Associates, handles the Zhu Zhu Pets brand, owned by Cepia. Trading as Intertoy, Lisle has helped establish the Zhu Zhu Pets property in many markets where it has achieved the No. 1 toy spot and now presents many more exciting licensing opportunities.
Lizzybeth's Felties produce new, exciting creative designs to complement the latest trends. These unique designs have the potential for use on a variety of media. Possibilities include: fashion accessories, apparel, homeware, cards and more. Designs are available to manufacturers and retailers to promote and license under the Lizzybeth's Felties brand.
Manchester United Merchandising, FC Barcelona and Juventus are wholly owned subsidaries of Nike and are responsible for the licensing and merchandising of all associated products and trademarks for each of the relevant clubs.
Marilyn Robertson heads an established company. From her studio Robertson created the Catitudes brand. These sassy cats with attitude have found considerable favour on a growing range of products. Robertson's extensive portfolio features beautiful artworks and images that can be found on global product brands from stationery to ceramics and more.
Vintage illustration and characters from the UK's leading source for historical images can be found in the Mary Evans Picture Library. Properties include saucy wartime pin-ups, David Wright's Lovelies, the mind-boggling world of W. Heath Robinson and the satirical cartoons of 1930s society by H.M. Bateman. The library provides centuries of inspiration for all creative needs.
London Life. London Style. London Then. London Now. The Museum of London brand offers all this with its vast collection of designs and images from historic and contemporary London. Inspiring ideas for products, available to license from this world class museum.
+44 (0) 20 7795 8900 +44 (0) 20 7795 8901www.nba.com
The NBA is a global sports and entertainment property featuring 30 teams in the US and Canada. The NBA will play in London this autumn, as part of NBA Europe Live presented by EA Sports when the Los Angeles Lakers face the Minnesota Timberwolves at the O2 on October 4th.
The Natural History Museum in London has 4 million visitors annually. World renowned, it has more than 25 licensees on board and its 350 scientists ensure that licensed products are accurate. Its picture library and world's largest collection of natural history artwork inspire exciting new product designs.
Nigel Quiney Publications is exhibiting the award-winning contemporary Pizazz brand at Brand Licensing Europe this year. Recently trademarked, this brand is proving popular in the stationery and gift market, interiors and homeware. The design style is sophisticated and elegant and uses contemporary water colour artwork. Imagery includes floral, fashion and pastimes.
Plus Licens & Design
0046 85451 3900[email protected]
With offices in Stockholm, Paris and Tokyo, Plus Licens & Design handles pan-European /worldwide rights (including style guide production, artwork strategizing and product designs) for properties such as MoshiMoshiKawaii, IchigoIchie, Astrid Lindgren characters (Pippi Longstocking, Karlsson-on-the-Roof, Emil), Inger and Lasse Sandberg characters (Laban the Little Ghost, Little Anna) and Kristina Digman's Flora.
Popcorn the Bear
+90 533 833 3251[email protected]
The sharpest tool to drive business forward is Popcorn the Bear. A cute, warm and totally different bear concept. A bear with a family of friends where everything and everyone is named after food. Popcorn the Bear is not just a cuddly bear he is a total concept. Style guide available.
The company provides a consumer goods product development database, monitoring, approvals, certification, email notifications, linked images/files, new-line form, product checklist, quotations/cost analysis, supply chain monitoring and waste packaging. The PIMRa Web relays key information to customers/suppliers/remote users, including an interactive product forum. Multi-user software improves communication and efficiency, saving time and money.
Premier Brands is dedicated to product licensing, brand management, retail concessionaires and merchandising. Brand consulting, development, representation and promotion are some of its other global services. Key deals include sole licensee for XIX Commonwealth Games Delhi 2010, merchandising rights for the Brazilian soccer legend Pele (animated) and title sponsors for The Indian Badminton Team.
Renault Merchandising, the official representative of Renault, Renault F1 Team, Renault Sport, Gordini, Dacia and Alpine brands, will be exhibiting some of its new 2010 programmes such as bicycles, apparel, stationery and car accessories. Renault looks forward to discussing its global strategy and local and worldwide opportunities at Brand Licensing Europe.
Rocket Licensing, launched in January 2007, is an independent licensing and brand development company. The company manages a select and balanced portfolio of brands, which are given real focus and support, resulting in great selling product that works for licensees, retailers and always delight the consumer.
Royal Horticultural Society Enterprises
01483 479791 • 01483 211750[email protected]
The Royal Horticultural Society, the world's leading garden charity, holds the most comprehensive botanic art collection. RHS Enterprises works with market leaders, inspired by unrivalled access to this historic imagery, to create thousands of distinctive and contemporary home, gift and stationery products. The RHS is the favourite source for floral imagery.
The Royal Navy and Royal Marines' unique, global capabilities across land, sea and air are the foundations of a prestigious reputation for performance built over 500 years of operation. The Royal Air Force and world famous RAF Red Arrows, are equally revered and admired for their courage, precision and professionalism.
The Royal Opera House is home to the Royal Ballet and Royal Opera. Almost 300 performances are given on the main stage every year, showcasing opera and ballet, and inspiring audiences worldwide through cinema and DVD. Its brands are instantly compelling with the drama, passion and excitement of performance.
The Royal Parks looks after some of London's most famous public spaces. From formal parkland to wildlife domains, Royal Parks provides a diverse experience. More than 37 million people visit the parks for free each year. Its historic parkland provides everyone with unparalleled opportunities to enjoy outdoor living in London.
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Founded by Veronique Pichon in 2006, Sagoo represents fashion brands Paul Frank and Emily the Strange for Europe and the Middle East and Josephine Baker worldwide. Sagoo is also the agent for The Beatles, Yellow Submarine and various Live Nation music artists (Sex Pistols and Madonna) and reps Moomin for France and Benelux.
Santoro are creators and designers of lifestyle brands with a strong UK and international presence. Santoro will be showcasing a range of fabulous brands from their established portfolio, including captivating Gorjuss, kitsch-cool Tutti Cuti and adventurous Jeli.Deli, as well as launching adorable new licensed properties Candyblush, Cotton Zoo and Swalk.
Skag paper-converting company is based in Greece, making B2S and office stationery products. It is taking part in Brand Licensing Europe 2010 to show its range of licenses, including Mickey Rocks or Asterix, and also to show its potential as producers for other licensees.
Softies & Cuties is a trademark that groups a wonderful collection of photographic images of kittens and puppies which have been individually elaborated in order to achieve a soft touch which characterizes the entire collection. Its images have been used on a wide range of products such as notebooks, albums, posters and cards with great success.
Studio100 is an international family entertainment group. Using a one-stop shopping model, it creates music, books, feature films and theatre productions from popular television shows. Studio100 also developed TV channels and four successful theme parks. Besides its own merchandising activities, Studio100 has more than 200 licensing contracts developing new products constantly.
With many years experience and a portfolio to match, Sublevel Studios is one of the U.K.'s leading design and illustration studios.
The Licensing Machine is the licensing division of the Panini Group, dedicated to the management of TV, home video, promotional and merchandise rights, and has a powerful portfolio of licenses. The agency is also the exclusive representative of the Mizz and Panini brands, among others.
The Partnership is the leading specialist in developing lifestyle brands through licensing. The company understands the uniqueness of each brand and enriches it by creating and managing partnerships between licensors, manufacturers, distributors and retailers. The Partnership works with the best-known international lifestyle brands and also provides brand acquisition services for licensees.
Vicki Thomas Associates has design skills to help develop successful licensed ranges and the imagination to draw characters and create images that appeal across different markets. Happy to work with properties or create something just for customers, the company's strengths are design for children, housewares and working with archive materials.
Vipo Land is the owner of the brand Vipo with two 3-D animated TV-series in HD which are marketed successfully worldwide. It offers numerous licensing opportunities for an exciting, strong children's brand with increasing content and fast-growing popularity on an international level.
In 1978, Walker Books' founder Sebastian Walker had a vision; a publisher dedicated to creating the best stories and pictures for children everywhere. The company now creates more than 300 books per year, including popular titles such as Where's Wally, Maisy, Tilly and Friends and Guess How Much I Love You.
Yvette will be returning with the successful Glamour brand which currently enjoys success across stationery, interiors, home and giftware products. Yvette will also be revealing two exciting new properties, Elegance and Winter Wonderland.
Zeina Mroueh presents Magic All, the new properties designed to be everywhere in daily life. Magic All characters suit any environment, they enlighten human powers and inspire all to share the magic vision of life that children have. Imaginative and creative abilities make us Magic All.
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