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The Light Fund Treasure Hunt raises over £5,000

Published on: 3rd August 2016

The recent Treasure Hunt saw 300 licensing industry executives raise over £5,000 for the licensing industry charity.

eOne-480Retailers, licensors, licensees and trade suppliers joined forces to form the 30+ teams that participated in the annual Treasure Hunt, which involved a romp around central London, answering questions and undertaking pre-set tasks along the way.

Acamar, Amscan, Brand Licensing Europe (BLE), Blueprint, Blues Clothing, Bulldog, Carte Blanche, Cooneen, Copyrights, Danilo, DHX, DreamWorks, eOne, Fashion UK, Fremantle, Hasbro, ITV, Jazwares, Kilogrammedia, Kinnerton, M&S, Mothercare, Nickelodeon, Poetic Brands, Rainbow Productions, Rocket Licensing, Rockpool Licensing, Tesco, Turner and Universal were amongst those who took part.

The winner this year was the Start Licensing team, headed up by its MD Ian Downes and supported by industry stalwarts Karen Addison, Angeles Blanco, Phil King (TDP), Andrew Levy and James Marsh, as well as former BLE executive Jon Gibson.

Sponsors of the event included BLE, Gosh Designs, Licensing Source Book, Rainbow Productions, Start Licensing and TDP Textiles.

David Scott, MD of Rainbow Productions and The Light Fund treasurer, said: “We had a fantastic turnout for the Treasure Hunt as the licensing industry once again did us proud. We’re very grateful to BLE and A-Z for their fabulous support for this event, which is now a fixture in the licensing social calendar. This takes us all the closer to reaching the £1m fundraising milestone that we are aiming for this year.”

 

 

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