LIMA UK reveals Spring Fling and Licensing Essentials Course details

Published on: 27th February 2014

LIMA UK has announced details of its 11th annual UK Licensing Essentials Course and Spring Fling Networking Party on Thursday 22nd May 2014.Lima300

The popular event attracts participants from the UK and international licensing industry, and this year it will take place at No. 11 Cavendish Square, (The Kings Fund Building), Deans Mews, London, W1G 0AN.

LIMA has also announced that The Beano will sponsor the Spring Fling Networking Party this year.

During the day, the Licensing Essentials Course will bring together some of the industry’s best speakers to deliver an engaging programme of seminars. Speakers for 2014 include top executives from Beanstalk, Gfk Research, Fisher Forensics, Rizon Studios, Sheridans Solicitors and Kids Industries.

The evening event will start at 5pm with the Legendary Licensing Debate, a lively and often provocative panel-led discussion on licensing, chaired by LIMA UK managing director Kelvyn Gardner.  This will be followed by drinks and canapés at the Spring Fling Networking Party, which will be attended by over 150 industry senior executives.

Tim Collins, head of brands, DC Thomson, said: “DC Thomson is delighted to partner up with LIMA for this year’s Spring Fling. We will be bringing a bit of fun to the proceedings with our classic brand The Beano and their chief protagonists Dennis the Menace and Gnasher.”

Kelvyn Gardner commented: “The LIMA Licensing Essentials Course has come to be regarded as the single most important licensing training day in the UK. Delegates routinely arrive with a hazy idea of this industry, and end the day with a comprehensive understanding of how it works and how to engage with the licensing community. This is without doubt the best chance in 2014 to learn what you need to know to make licensing work for you and your business.”

More details of this year’s event, including confirmation of speaker line-up, will be announced shortly.

For bookings or questions please contact Ryan Beaird, LIMA Membership Services manager on 01908 802 863 or This is a very popular event which quickly sells out, thus booking early is highly recommended.

Early bird booking discount closes on Friday 25th April 2014.

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