The Global Licensing Group, the licensing industry’s leading tradeshow organizer and publisher of License Global magazine, has announced the first round of exhibiting companies confirmed for Licensing Expo Virtual.
“We have combined our collection of learnings from our past virtual events with those born from partner and customer conversations in order to produce the most productive and impactful online event to date for the licensing community,” says Anna Knight, vice president, licensing, Informa Markets. “We could not be happier with the quality and breadth of the Expo’s exhibitor lineup thus far and look forward to sharing more big-name exhibitors as we approach the event in August.”
Produced in partnership with industry trade association Licensing International, the virtual event, set to take place Aug. 24-26, has already received confirmation from more than 100 exhibitors spanning a wide assortment of product categories ranging from Apparel, Character & Entertainment, Corporate Brands, Gaming & eSports and Publishing, to Security & Software. Among those exhibitors are Endemol Shine Group, IMG Worldwide, Crayola, Jazwares, Joester Loria Group, JPatton, Spin Master, MGM Studios, Pokémon Company International, Scholastic, Warner Bros. Consumer Products, WWE and Yale.
Registration for North America’s most comprehensive virtual licensing showcase is open to visitors and press free of charge.
“Along with its virtual expo floor and searchable IP directory that offers attendees unfettered access to the world’s most innovative brands, Licensing Expo Virtual will also host educational and topical seminars with interactive elements, networking opportunities, curated matchmaking and Digital Brand Roadshows, all produced with the same fundamental goal: accelerating licensee, retailer and licensor connection,” continues Knight.
A selection of exhibitors to date includes:
- Barry & Jason Games and Entertainment;
- CAPCOM U.S.A.;
- Cyber Group Studios;
- Dependable Solutions;
- Dimensional Branding Group;
- Epic Rights;
- Fruit of the Loom;
- Games Workshop;
- Line Friends;
- MGM Studios;
- OpSec Security;
- Peanuts Worldwide;
- Penske Media Corp (Billboard);
- Pokémon Company International;
- Spin Master;
- The Brand Liaison;
- The Smiley Company;
- Viz Media;
- Warner Bros. Consumer Products;
- WestEnd Software; and
To view the official exhibitor list, please visit here.