About License Global

License Global is the premier publication and leading source of news and trends for the global consumer products and licensing industry.

Since launching in 1998, License Global has become an indispensable touchpoint for the licensing industry’s top executives and key decision makers with in-depth news and analysis, daily news briefs and live trade show coverage.

Not only is License Global the definitive day-to-day resource for licensing, but it is also the official publication of the industry’s top annual events–Licensing Expo and Brand Licensing Europe. LG provides complete onsite coverage from both expos in daily special editions, available on the show floor.




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View the Licensing Expo 2017 Show Dailies


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View the Brand Licensing Europe 2016 Show Dailies

In addition to the Official Show Dailies for Licensing Expo and Brand Licensing Europe, License Global also produces a full slate of print, digital and video content throughout the year. Take your pick:


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This award-winning publication has been a mainstay in the licensing industry for nearly 20 years. Each issue is packed with features, executive profiles and high-quality analysis like the annual Top 150 Global Licensors list.

Anyone can receive a digital edition of the magazine for free. (We reserve print subscriptions for a select number of qualified industry professionals.)



In between issues, stay up to speed on everything that’s happening in the industry with the License Global Daily E-Newsletter.

This daily e-mail includes the top stories from all sectors of the licensing industry, covering new deals and partnerships, executive moves, retail news and industry events.

We also offer a Weekly Recap and European-focused e-news.


Check out LicenseTV

This free video news service features exclusive executive interviews with thought leaders in the industry who share their latest initiatives and insights. 

Streaming episodes are available now on-demand. 



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License Global is also the developer of the annual NYC Summit executive-level conference and networking event, in conjunction with UBM and LIMA. This intimate event brings together top executives from the global licensing industry for two days of knowledge sharing and networking.


Join the License! Global community online. Get the headlines on Twitter, network with fellow licensing professionals on LinkedIn and see some of day’s best licensing stories on Facebook. It’s all just a click away:

Our strong relationship with trade show partners worldwide means that License Global also not only covers, but is also distributed to tens of thousands of trade show attendees each year, including:



License! Global magazine is a proud member and supporter of the Licensing Industry Merchandisers’ Association.