Exhibitor numbers increased across all three of the show Zones:
· The Brands & Lifestyle Zone witnessed a 25 percent increase in exhibitor numbers from 2013.
· The Art, Design & Image Zone saw a nine percent growth.
· The Character & Entertainment Zone experienced a four percent growth.
This year’s Retail Mentoring Program was also the biggest yet since its launch. With more than 50 individual buyers from 10 of the major U.K. retailers, the program now officially forms part of Tesco’s training program for buyers.
Visitors also attended the License This! Competition, where new property RaNT! was crowned this year’s winner.
This year’s show also hosted more educational sessions with the introduction of a new Brands & Lifestyle Theatre, run in partnership with Brand Jam.
“We couldn’t be more thrilled with this year’s event,”
BLE 2015 takes place October 13 to 15, 2015 at Olympia, London.
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