LICENSING NEWS

Property category finalists announced for The Licensing Awards 2015

Published on: 11th August 2015

The finalists in all of the Best Licensed Property categories in The Licensing Awards 2015 have been announced.

licensing-480They were arrived at as a result of nominations canvassed from an extensive panel of experienced retailers and licensees.

The finalists are as follows:

Best Pre-school Licensed Property

Fireman Sam
The Gruffalo
In The Night Garden
Paw Patrol
Peppa Pig
Thomas & Friends
The Very Hungry Caterpillar

Best TV Licensed Property

Adventure Time
Breaking Bad
Doctor Who
The Great British Bake Off
My Little Pony
The Simpsons
Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles

Best Film Licensed Property

Frozen
Jurassic World
Marvel Avengers: Age of Ultron
Minions
Paddington
Transformers: Age of Extinction

Best Sports Licensed Property

Arsenal Football Club
Chelsea FC
England Rugby
Liverpool Football Club
Manchester United Football Club
Rugby World Cup 2015
Tottenham Hotspur Football Club

Best Music or Celebrity Licensed Property

5 Seconds of Summer
The Beatles
Jamie Oliver
Jane Asher
One Direction
Orla Kiely

Best Gaming or New Media Licensed Property

Angry Birds
Candy Crush
Metal Gear Solid
Minecraft
Plants v Zombies
Pokémon
Skylanders
World of Warriors

Best Brand Licensed Property

Britvic Brands
Happy Jackson
JCB
Kellogg’s Vintage
Shopkins
Smileyworld
Ted Baker
V&A

The Classic Licensed Property Award

(This is for properties that are over 10 years old. The winning property will enter the Classic Hall of Fame and join previous winners, Thomas & Friends in 2014, The Beano in 2013, Mickey Mouse in 2012 and Star Wars in 2011.)

Barbie
Batman
Doctor Who
Me to You
Mr. Men and Little Miss
My Little Pony
Sesame Street
The Simpsons
Spider-Man
SpongeBob Squarepants

The winners of all the Best Licensed Property Awards categories will be revealed (alongside the winners of the Product Awards and Marketing Communication Award, the finalists of which have already been revealed) at The Licensing Awards event on Tuesday 15th September in The Great Room at London’s Grosvenor House Hotel.

Tickets for The Licensing Awards 2014 event are available from Createvents on 0118 3340 085 or clare@createvents.co.uk.

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