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License!Global is Licensing International Expo’s Official Publication and producer of the show dailies. Reaching 33,000 subscribers worldwide, License! Global is the only publication that truly offers authentic, international circulation audited and verified by BPA Worldwide. Six times a year, it lands on the desks of senior executives from major retail chains, consumer product manufacturers and promotional marketers. In addition, it reaches 30,000 digital readers plus thousands more via bonus distribution at the world’s major trade fairs. License! Global’s independently researched and unbiased editorial is invaluable to readers and provides a balanced mix of local and global content, making it the number one source for licensing & retail intelligence.


Since 1977, the indispensable tip sheet for savvy executives — and the exclusive source of detailed industry sales data. Find new business leads and ways to outperform competitors with insider strategies and more: The most widely accepted statistics about the licensing business and the only source for historical data and trendlines; Early warning tips on new property availabilities; The insider view on what's catching fire - and what's cooling off; Exclusive industry surveys; More than 100 "Contacts & Connections" in each issue! is a worldwide unique business platform for the licensing industry. We provide business professionals and everyone interested with comprehensive information on what’s going on in the international world of licensing. Here you will find latest news about the licensing marketplace – about brand licensing, brand extension, trademark and character licensing, celebrities and charity organisations, promotion activities and merchandising campaigns as well as latest product news. 


BrandJam is a content provider for lifestyle brand industry’s professionals. Broadcasting news and inspirational information about licensing, brand extension, product development, brands evolution, the website  connects more than 12.000 professionals around the world: brand owners, licensees, manufactures, marketers and communication professional, specialized in the lifestyle brand environment. Born in 2012, BrandJam’s website is now high rated, with a top class level of attention, and deeply appreciated for its neutral contents and inspirational approach.

Based in Milan, Italy Brand Jam is the point of reference for the European and international  licensing activities in fashion and accessories markets.


Kidscreen is the leading business publication in the world serving the information needs and interests of the kids entertainment industry. With our unique 360-degree approach to editorial content, we explore every sector involved in launching and building a kids property, from creative concept, to production & distribution, to consumer products & marketing, to evergreen brand renewal. This comprehensive focus makes Kidscreen a must-read publication for all executives operating in the kids entertainment industry. delivers priceless trade information to the global licensing industry. Total readership is over 30,000 unique readers every month from, on average, over 100 countries. Reaching all corners of the industry - from licensors and licensees, through to retailers and supporting service companies - is uniquely positioned to offer daily news, interviews, opinions, brand profiles and news analysis to the business, with real-time contributions from the licensing community itself actively encouraged. also delivers daily news digests and breaking news to a targeted email database of over 22,000 licensing professionals.


TBI is all about the business of television, all over the world; from the talent that creates and finances the content to those who acquire and broadcast it. TBI provides the TV community with easily accessible and reliable business information, informed insight to the latest programming trends and developments, as well as the day’s breaking news stories via the TBI Vision email alerts.



Licensing Italia is the first consulting firm in Italy specializing in licensing. Since January 2010, Licensing Italia is also the Italian office of LIMA (International Licensing Industry Merchandisers' Association), the international association based in New York that brings the main players in the market together. The mission of the Licensing Italia is to foster a better understanding of licensing as a marketing tool and to provide 360 degrees of support to the companies that already operate in this area or intend to approach this market for the first time. The services offered by Licensing Italia cover every area of the licensing process and are addressed to both licensor companies and to licensee companies.



Toy Industry Association™, Inc. (TIA) is the not-for-profit trade association representing all businesses involved in creating and bringing toys and youth entertainment products to kids of all ages. TIA’s nearly 750 members account for approximately 90% of the annual U.S. domestic toy market of $22B.



WIT is the preeminent networking organization for professional women in the toy, licensing and entertainment industries to interact, exchange ideas, educate, network and empower. WIT members span the globe, and receive the tools, resources, support and connections to help them achieve professional success.


World Screen is a 30-year-old publication covering the international media business. It is published ten times per year, offering news and analysis on trends in the media industry across the globe, as well as insightful, exclusive interviews with leading executives.


Global Toy News is the toy industry resource for toy news, toy trends and commentary on the business of play.


InterGame is the leading international monthly publication covering the coin-operated amusement industry. Since its launch in 1994, the magazine has grown to become the leading international publication for the sector, read avidly by decision makers all over the world and supported by the industry's leading manufacturers and suppliers.

InterGame's success has been built upon an understanding of the industries it serves, together with a uniquely trusted voice - a vital quality that we believe has made the magazine an invaluable business resource for our readers.


THE TOY BOOK has been the leader in its field. The Toy Book is a monthly publication reaching all mass retailers who purchase toys. With the advancement of kids' electronics in this market, the editorial follows suit as our children "grow up younger". The Toy Book covers the latest in merchandising, trends, licensed products and new marketplace introductions. The Toy Book remains the essential publication for anyone in the toy industry. We are also pleased to announce we have merged THE TOY BOOK and SPECIALTY TOYS AND GIFTS publications. This new format is designed to bring a wider view of the market to all members of the toy industry. As always, the Toy Book will continue to cover what's new and what's hot in the greater toy industry.


Earnshaw’s has proudly served as the voice of the children’s fashion and juvenile product industry for nearly a century. Thousands of retailers and brand executives rely on the magazine, both in print and online, to hone their retail strategies and merchandising techniques, keep their assortments fresh and stay on top of the latest trends, technology and industry news. Award-winning, influential and insightful, Earnshaw’s continues to uphold its legacy as the children industry’s leading media resource.


Brands Media is a licensing & consultancy service company which operates as networker between professionals in the licensing industry, nationally and globally. Brands Media organizes the only licensing fair in Italy, manages the major trade magazines distributed across the country and abroad, organizes the participation of Italian companies to the main events abroad, and offers an activity of high quality consulting in the areas: marketing and communications, business development, branding, market analysis, start-up activities in the field of licensing, internationalization.


Retail Merchandiser


Retail Merchandiser is a 54 year old, award winning, bi-monthly retail publication which reaches over 246,000 decision makers worldwide. Our readers are buyers, CEO’s, financial investors, visual merchandisers, licensors, licensees, licensing agencies and consultants to almost every major chain.  We also distribute at trade shows and food and wine festivals, as well as social media such as LinkedIn, Pinterest, Twitter, Instagram, Facebook & more.

The toy trade magazine has been appearing since 1909. It targets retailers, traders as well as manufacturers in the fields of toys, games, books, multimedia, model construction, arts & crafts.
The circulation is IVW tested (1. quarter 2016: 8,566 copies) and the magazine is published 9 times a year. Das Spielzeug is member in the ITMA (International Toy Magazines Association) and LIMA (Licensing Industry Merchandisers Association).

The 3D Printing Association is pleased to partner with Licensing Expo and welcomes organizations of all sizes, globally, to participate in our mission, to support the community by introducing standards, being a centre for education and networking, shining the light on IP issues, and helping with business development and marketing.

We are dedicated to providing manufacturers, designers, resellers and the entire 3D printing community with a committed resource that actively promotes, develops and supports all elements of the industry acting as a robust advocate for the technology.

To discover more about, The 3D Printing Association, its role within the 3D eco system and how you and your organisation, can benefit by being a part of this global community, please follow this link



Retailing Today is an online daily source of new, trend information and analysis on the nation’s top retail chains with an emphasis on merchandising and marketing of consumer goods. The market is served with multiple products including; daily newsletter, weekly Omnichannel Retailing newsletter, quarterly Walmart Supplier News magazine, digital special reports and extensive website with sections focused on; Merchandising, Marketing, E-commerce, Technology and Insights which serves nearly 70,000 unique monthly visitors.


The Apparel News Group, owned by TLM Publishing Inc., has been in business since 1945, producing a range of publications, e-newsletters, and a website that report on the largest apparel center in the country. It is a privately held company headed by owner Terry L. Martinez, who leads a management staff with combined experience of more than a century in publishing and the apparel and related industries.

Kids Today is a comprehensive package of print and web products designed to help juvenile retailers run their business efficiently and effectively. With the help of the magazine, our website and weekly eNewsletters, retailers gain valuable insight into the market dynamics affecting their business. Kids Today covers industry news, product trends and introductions, consumer trends, store operation solutions, trade show news and much more.

C21Media is “Home to the International Entertainment Community, combining a portfolio of digital and print publishing brands with an events business and the world’s most powerful online content screenings marketplace. C21Media’s business includes print magazines, websites, iPad editions, reports, databases, events, a thriving internet TV division and an online content marketplace. We also operate, serving the UK tech community.


  Animation Magazine is a monthly publication covering the animation industry, including aspects of film and television animation, visual effects and video games.

The International Housewares Association (IHA), the housewares industry’s full service, not for profit trade association, is committed to maximizing the success of the home products industry. IHA provides the world-class show marketplace, the International Home + Housewares Show, facilitation of global commerce, industry market data and facilitation of industry standards.


  Toys ‘n’ Playthings is the leading trade press publication for the UK toy trade, established in 1981. Still run by the same toy trade expert Malcolm Naish. Published monthly, Toys ‘n’Playthings offers toy manufacturers and suppliers the chance to reach over 5,200 toy retailers. With regular product features, many news sections, toy trade gossip and columnists, it is an essential read for anyone working within the toy trade - be it retailer, supplier or anyone in between.

The Bugg Report is your source for news on Retail, Toys & Licensing. We are an Australian based publication and distribute our news to the global market. We bring more than 25 years of experience and knowledge to our publication.



The Vegas Licensing Source Book takes a fresh approach to covering the Licensing International Expo in Las Vegas in June and a host of happenings Vegas side.Using our huge UK and overseas mailed and on-line readership for our ‘regular’ licensing Source Book, as well as full distribution at the show the Vegas Licensing Source Book is a fantastic guide to the exhibition whether you are visiting the show or reading about it.



Stationery Trends seeks to guide stationery retailers in their quest to offer the latest designs and trends to their customers — including everything from stationery and greeting cards to gifts. The design-focused trade magazine provides retailers with a peek at some of the industry's hottest designers and most sought-after products. Stationery Trends reports on upcoming trends before they hit the mainstream, ensuring its audience of diverse retailers is always ahead of the curve. 



Max Publishing is an independent company that publishes really great trade magazines that reach the very core of the industries at which they are aimed. Reinforcing this commitment Max Publishing also organises and owns six outstanding sets of industry awards. The magazines and awards all have a stamp of professionalism, passion and integrity.