LIMA UK unveils speaker line-up for Licensing Essentials Course

Published on: 30th March 2016

The International Licensing Industry Merchandisers’ Association will host the annual course on 19th May at 54 Buckingham Gate in London.

Lima-480Packed with content licensing professionals, this day of education and networking will feature seminars on best practices, basic licensing know-how, new opportunities and current industry trends. Kelvyn Gardner, managing director of Lima UK, will kick off the day with an Introduction to Licensing session.

Featured Licensing Essentials speakers include: Jamie Dunkley from ITV Studios on Managing Licensing Programs at Retail, John Burns from Gateley PLC on Essential Legal Know-How, Andrew Carley from eOne on The Role of the Licensor, Gary Pope from Kids Industries on How Children and Their Parents Respond to Retail Environments and Sam Ferguson from Jazwares on Making Licensing Work for Manufacturers.

Part two of the day begins at 5pm with the Legendary Licensing Debate. Panellists will include senior licensing executives from BBC, Disney, NBC Universal, Cooneen, The DealFactory and MGA. Following the debate will be LIMA’s Spring Fling Networking Party.

Kelvyn Gardner commented: “In one day, participants will get enough information to understand how licensing works, how to go about it, the resources they need and who they need to work with – as well as exclusive insights into trends not available anywhere else.”

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