Licensing Expo 2014 will feature an expanded Sourcing & Production zone that creates a forum for manufacturers to showcase innovative techniques and product concepts to brand owners and licensees.
Factories and manufacturers representing a breadth of regions from around the globe will showcase their services including China, India, Taiwan and the U.S.
Featuring services for a range of categories including apparel and accessories, toys and games, electronics and more, the area will also will also provide additional resources including domestic manufacturing capabilities, advances that boost speed to market and more.
“This year the Sourcing and Production zone at Licensing Expo is excited to welcome back leading organizers representing China including pavilions from Fujian Foreign Economic Service Trade Corp. and Xiamen L&C, along with factories capable of overseas and domestic production like newcomer ACF Global, who will be showcasing an innovative assortment of new products,” says Stacey Campot, manager, Sourcing & Production, Licensing Expo. “We’re dedicated to providing a showcase for leaders in manufacturing that help deliver the latest product concepts directly to retailers’ shelves.”
The Sourcing & Production zone will also feature a Resource Center, sponsored by Manufacturer.com, which will provides translation services, matchmaking services and industry education. Among these educational opportunities will be a seminar series that will cover a spectrum of topics related to constructing, producing and meeting compliance standards for licensed product.
“It goes without saying that one of the leading challenges most businesses face is choosing the right trade partners to either supply your business or manufacture existing and new product lines,” says Jason Prescott, chief executive officer, Manufacturer.com and TopTenWholesale.com. “We are very excited that the Licensing Expo has chosen Manufacturer.com and TopTenWholesale.com to assist with matchmaking in the Sourcing & Production zone at the 2014 Licensing Expo. As the sourcing area at the Licensing Expo continues its international expansion, our staff will be able to assist attendees with choosing the right trade partner and working with that partner after the event.”
Licensing Expo 2014 will take place June 17-19 at the Mandalay Bay Convention Center in Las Vegas, Nev. For more information and to register for free visit LicensingExpo.com.