Media / Event Partners

If you are interested in becoming a media partner for Brand Licensing Europe 2017, please contact Mathilde Le Borgne.

Brand Licensing Europe's official publication

License Global is Brand Licensing Europe's official publication and producer of the Show Dailies.

License Global is the premier publication and leading source of news and trends for the global consumer products and licensing industry. Reaching 33,000 total subscribers worldwide, License Global is the only publication that truly offers authentic, international circulation audited and verified by BPA Worldwide. 6 times a year, it lands on the desks of senior executives from major retail chains, consumer product manufacturers and promotional marketers.

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. In addition, it reaches 80,000 executives every month plus thousands more via bonus distribution at the world's major trade fairs.

License Global's independently researched, 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.


BLE 2016 Media and Event Partners Included

The Art & Design Licensing Source Book is the world’s dependable resource for licensing news and activity across art, design, surface pattern, photography – and much more. 
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BikeBiz delivers trade information to the entire cycle industry every day. It is highly regarded within the industry, from store manager to senior executives. BikeBiz focuses on the information readers need in order to benefit their business. From product updates to marketing messages and serious industry issues, only BikeBiz has complete trust and total reach within the trade.

  Brand extension and licensing are communication models. And like all communication models they need to be approached competently with a focused strategic project.  Brand Jam is the right place to find in-depth expertise on Italian and international brand and lifestyle licensing, the place to: 

·   Pick up and share hot tips

·   Share sector know-how

·   Boost sector professional level

·   Raise the level of expertise

·   Avoid haphazard decision making


Brand Jam is an open space for everybody to enjoy, not just for professionals.Anybody can contribute or use the contents.  

Brand Jam is impartial and non-commercial. Our contents come hot from the market and are there to share. Any advertising is clearly flagged and kept separate.



Brands Media is a leading service company with the main purpose to network the Licensing and Media industry. Brands Media is the organiser of the only Italian based licensing & media event, publisher of international leading trade magazines and a complete consultancy provider operating in Italy and abroad.


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 toy trade magazine das spielzeug 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 in the LIMA (Licensing Industry Merchandisers Association).


  Digital TV Europe is published by Informa Telecoms and Media, the leading provider of events, research and training to the global telecoms and media community.

Part of the Media Magazines stable of titles, including industry magazine Television Business International, we are the market leader in the pay TV and media industry. We publish online daily news, onsite show dailies, research based white papers, executive TV interviews and host our prestigious Euro 50 Awards event, now in its 11th year and recognised in the industry as the definitive who’s who of the pay TV industry.


   Founded 20 years ago, Gifts Today is the most widely read title in the gift industry, as certified by ABC with a circulation of 7,171. The magazine publishes eight issue a year featuring in-depth trade show previews and reviews, fashion trends, new products, market intelligence and industry news from around the UK and the rest of the world It is essential reading for those wishing to be at the cutting edge of the giftware market.


 Greetings Today is the number one business magazine for the UK greetings cards business, providing a vibrant mix of news, views and opinions on this £1.7 billion industry. Month by month the title looks closely at the issues affecting card retailers and greetings card publishers and investigate business-building solutions. GT also reflects the creativity and design ethos of the greetings industry by championing new and exciting work plus highlighting the big sellers and retail success stories of the day. The UK is one of the strongest greetings markets in the world and GT is a must-read for anyone involved in this thriving business.

Kazachok Web logo Kazachok is a Paris-based agency that specializes in data, consulting, and event organization - entirely dedicated to licensing since 2001. Kazachok help those who don't know the French Licensing Market, and the Licensing Market in general, to get the ball rolling, while minimizing the potential risks.
The agency also help those companies who’ve been in the business a while by training them to operate in a fast-evolving market. By introducing them to their future business partners, showing them the bigger picture, and keeping them constantly updated, the Kazachok team ensure they stay at the cutting edge of this fast-moving market. contact :


 Kidscreen is the leading international trade publication serving the informational needs and interests of kids entertainment professionals. Published eight times a year, the magazine’s editorial content provides comprehensive analysis of the news, issues, trends, market shifts and opportunities having an impact on all sectors of the business, including TV production, distribution & programming, licensing & retail, marketing & promotions, gaming & digital media, feature films, home entertainment and publishing. is the only trade website dedicated to the UK and European licensing market – boasting a 20,000 readership every single day. It offers email news service, online features and brand profiles. Covers toys, sport, fashion, food and much more. By far the dominant B2B info source for licensing professionals. is a worldwide licensing sector news source, with a daily newsletter, in-depth articles, recruitment section, and a raft of continually updated content.  With an e-subscriber base covering all core product areas and a massive retail following, it is a brilliant tool for anyone in the licensing sector.
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 The Licensing Source Book Europe is the definitive guide to the global licensing sector. Boasting a cross category readership with an envious connection to retail, the publication is a trusted resource for licensors, licensees, and retailers. The publication is backed by The Licensing Awards, and The Brand & Lifestyle Licensing Awards.
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 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 Licensing Italia is to foster a better understanding of licensing as a marketing tool and to provide 360° 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.

mcv-new4MCV is the dominant website and print publication for the UK and international games industry. Serving retail and publishing plus the licensing, distribution, games development, media and financial sectors, MCV is the only authoritative pan-industry voice.    


MI Pro is firmly established as the hub of the UK musical instrument industry. It is read throughout the business, from store managers to leading executives. It breaks the news and delivers the opinions and analysis that matter. Put simply, it is the trade publication and website that everybody in this sector reads.

MI Pro is also requested and delivered to over 400 heads of music schools, colleges and universities, including key purchasing managers within music departments across the UK.

By working with MI Pro you can ensure brand coverage and recognition to thousands of students worldwide.


Music Week has been at the forefront of the music business for over 50 years. It remains a respected voice and valued source of news, data, analysis and opinion throughout the industry.

It’s required reading in the offices of all the UK’s major media outlets – from specialist music websites to the biggest national newspapers as well as TV and radio stations.

It sets the agenda for a wide variety of writers and editors, pushing issues and artists into the spotlight. Music Week’s content is referenced, re-used and, oh yes, brazenly stolen across the media spectrum – and its staff are in constant demand as industry experts on every conceivable topic from Adele’s success to the significance of streaming.


 Progressive Greetings is a truly unique trade magazine for the global greeting card business. It serves as the central resource for news, information, new product – and trusted content. Backed by the Greeting Card association and two sets of awards – The Henries and The Retas.

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 Progressive Housewares sits at the centre of the housewares trade, offering suppliers and retailers a central forum to create new business, stay updated on news, and most importantly keep up to date with the ongoing product innovation that the housewares industry is renowned for. Backed by The Excellence in Housewares Awards.

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 Progressive Gifts is the longest-standing title for the ever-growing gift retail sector. Published by a team with over 50 years collective gift sector experience, the title is the go-to resource for everyone in the trade. Backed by The Greats gift retail awards.

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 Progressive Party is the only magazine for the party, balloon, and costume sector outside of North America. For over two decades it has been the central focus of the trade, working with all suppliers, retailers, and industry associations across 24 countries.


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Progressive Preschool is the only trade title to reach the entire preschool sector across all core product and retail areas; toy, nursery, gift, publishing, homewares – and licensing. A unique title that is renowned for generating new business. Backed by the hugely popular Progressive Preschool Awards.
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Retail Merchandiser is a 55 year old, award winning, bi-monthly retail publication which reaches 190,000 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 reach nearly a half million trade and consumer influencers with the New & Notable Products section, Merchandise Monday blog and social media via LinkedIn, Twitter, Facebook, Instagram and Pinterest, as well as distribution at trade shows and food and wine festivals. Our editorial mission remains firmly rooted in the vision of our magazine's founders: to help lead the industry by providing our readers with accurate and balanced information upon which to make better business decisions. 

    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.

As such, it is the perfect environment and platform of choice for distributors to showcase and market their content. Visit


 ToyNews Logo ToyNews is the highest circulation trade title for all toy industry professionals, with an ABC audited circulation of 5,771c(Total Average Net Circulation for July 2014 - June 2015). We serve the entire toy trade – licensing, marketing, distribution, retail, toy wholesale, inventors and more, with a focus on editorial quality. We boasts regular coverage and analysis of all sectors, plus NPD research data. ToyNews also boasts a strong events arm, hosting the annual ToyNews Women of the Awards and the Inventors Workshop, an event uniting the UK’s toy and game inventor community.


Toys n Playthings Toys 'n' Playthings is the leading trade title for the UK toy industry, with over 25 years of history and unrivalled industry experience. The magazine reaches every toy buyer in the UK and is highly respected across the industry, remaining far ahead of its rivals. Strong editorial includes experienced contributors and sector guides presenting viewpoints from across the industry. This success is demonstrated by the fact that toy suppliers continue to make TnP the clear leader in terms of trade advertising carried. Visit


Toy WorldToy World is the clear market-leading magazine for the UK toy trade. Published monthly, it is widely acknowledged as the most informative toy publication and is run by the industry’s most experienced team: Publisher John Baulch has over 35 years of experience in the toy and licensing field.

Licensing plays a key role in the editorial content of Toy World, and the publication is read by every licensee and retailer in the toy market, along with many other companies which operate in the kid’s market in the UK and across Europe. This is reflected in the fact that Toy World carries far more ads than any other toy publication, both in print and online. Toy World also sends out a daily online news bulletin, while the popular Baulch Blog is published online every Friday.

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