Preparations are well underway for the 35th edition of Licensing Expo, with a host of new brands already set to exhibit and a new Sports section planned for the show floor.
Agency Rush has signed on to represent the design brand Magicomora, created by artist Sergio Mora.
Brand Brilliant Consulting has formed a strategic partnership with Simply Consulting Group, a retail firm that helps companies drive reatil performance.
Drew Sheinman has joined talent agency IMG as senior vice president of IMG Licensing.
Video personalization company Percy3D has hired two new employees to focus on the growing the firm's licensed content portfolio and driving business development.
Sony Music will co-host the Licensing Expo Opening Night Party and present popular girl group Fifth Harmony as the special guest performer.
Copyright Promotions Licensing Group, part of DHX Media, has extended its footprint in Europe with the opening of offices in the Nordics and Central and Eastern Europe.
Playboy continues to expand its brand worldwide with a host of new deals ranging from high-end apparel to branded skateboards.
All American Licensing & Management Group been appointed to develop a comprehensive licensing strategy for the Legendary Hatfield & McCoy Family brand.
Five iconic British institutions will be exhibiting at Licensing Expo this year for the first time including The Royal Ballet and the Shakespeare Birthplace Trust.
Maya Studio has appointed the IP management company Consumer Product Connection to develop a licensing program for its brands in Europe and the East.
Perfetti Van Melle has appointed Beanstalk as the exclusive licensing agency in Greater China for its iconic lollipop brand Chupa Chups.
The world’s first-ever commercial space line, Virgin Galactic, has tapped Brand Central to develop its CP program in North America.
Gigio Rosa Promotions has been granted the exclusive rights to develop live events and meet-and-greets for the TV series “The Hive” in Italy.
Endemol has acquired the international drama production company Artists Studio, which produces “The Fall.”
Mercis has partnered with the animation studio Blue-Zoo to produce a brand-new 52 x 7-minute animated TV series for the Miffy brand.
Executives from DreamWorks, Beanstalk and Valiant Entertainment are among the experts that will be presenting at this year’s Licensing University.
VIMN South has appointed Andrea Castellari senior vice president and general manager of Viacom International Media Networks Italy, Middle East and Turkey.
Lisle Licensing has been appointed to represent the now defunct “Flappy Bird” app for licensing.
Amy Reinhard has been named president of worldwide television and home media acquisitions for Paramount Home Media Distribution.
Copyright Promotions Licensing Group, a DHX Media company, is expanding across the pond with the opening of CPLG North America.
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