The show, which celebrates its 21st anniversary in 2019, takes place Oct. 1-3 at ExCeL London and is the leading event for licensing professionals across Europe. The BLE team is a finalist in the Best Trade Show (over 8,000-square-meters) category.
The AEO Excellence Awards represent the best of the events industry and recognize and celebrate organizers’ achievements, winners will be announced at the AEO Awards on Jun. 14 at the Grosvenor House Hotel in Park Lane, London.
“This is a huge accolade for BLE and a total honor to be recognized for everything we achieved last year: visitor and retailer numbers were both up–by four and 10 percent respectively–and the number of European exhibitors at BLE in 2018 also rose significantly,” says Anna Knight, event director, Brand Licensing Europe. “With the move to ExCeL this year and a whole host of new visitor features in the pipeline, we’re really excited to take things up one more notches and deliver the best ever BLE in 2019.”
For more information on BLE, visit the BLE website.