LIMA U.K. Launches Rising Stars Award

The Licensing Industry Merchandisers’ Association U.K. has debuted the new U.K. Rising Stars Award, designed to recognize and champion excellence among upcoming junior licensing industry professionals.

LIMA will hold the Rising Stars Award ceremony at its annual Young Professionals networking event, which this year will be held at the offices of Mind Candy in East London on July 24 and sponsored by Dependable Solutions.

LIMA U.K. is now accepting nominations from senior licensing professionals through July 18. Nominees must have between one and seven years of licensing experience; exhibit a commitment to and passion for the U.K. licensing industry; and demonstrate innovation, initiative and leadership in their careers.

The winner will receive one year of mentorship from LIMA U.K. managing director Kelvyn Gardner.