Licensing Expo Japan Names First Exhibitors

UBM, organizers of Licensing Expo Japan, has announced its initial lineup of exhibitors for the inaugural trade show in 2017.

April 6, 2018

Licensing Expo Japan Names First Exhibitors

Maui and Sons, Ingram, Chevrolet and more will all have a presence at the inaugural trade show.


Sponsored by the International Licensing Industry Merchandisers’ Association, and co-located with IFF MAGIC, the trade show will take place April 26-28, 2017, at Tokyo Big Sight.

Brands that will be represented at the 2017 show include Angel Blue, Atelier LZC, “Candy Crush Saga,” Cherokee Global Brands, Chevrolet, Cleto Reyes, Corvette, Cynthia Rowley, Daisy Lovers, Everyday California, “Fear The Walking Dead,” Fig & Viper, “Five Nights at Freddy’s,” Haori, Hi!myZOO, Hummer, K-Factory, Keith Haring, Live Nation Merchandise, Lovers House, Macho Dragon, Mini-K, Modern Capsule, Super Lovers, Tony Hawk and “The Walking Dead.”

With new exhibitors joining every week, this is just a selection of the several hundreds of brands that will be showcased in April. In addition to exhibitors, the 2017 show will also debut an expansive education program hosted by LIMA.

Exhibitors in

the 2017 lineup include Ingram, Gia, Person’s Design Studio, Futaba, Crown Creative, Itochu Fashion System, G-angle, Capsubeans, Kinton Japan, Maui and Sons and Le Cordon Bleu Tokyo.

“The response to the launch of Licensing Expo Japan has been phenomenal,” says Jessica Blue, senior vice president, licensing, UBM. “I would like to thank the industry for their support and commitment to making this much-needed event a reflection of the important and dynamic licensing industry in Japan.”

Licensing Expo is organized by UBM, the organizer of Licensing Expo, Brand Licensing Europe, Licensing Expo China and the NYC Licensing Summit, and the publisher of

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For more information about the 2017 show, including upcoming events and highlights, click here.

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