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 2017 Media and Event Partners Include

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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 Animation Magazine has a 30-year track record as the #1 source for the most current information on film, television, gaming, anime, technology, commercials, conferences, events and trends in the animation industry including education and training. Print and digital versions are available in addition to the recently released Animation Magazine APP. The free daily newsletter is also available on Subscribe today!

  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.


Global Toy Experts is a world-renowned consultancy and resource for toy industry insight and information. We provide cutting-edge analysis and strategies to domestic toy manufacturers as well as to international providers who are looking to raise their profile in the United States & the world. 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.

 Licensing Corner is the second Digital Publication under the umbrella of Rooh Entertainment. #LC  aims to provide the licensing industry in India a platform to know about the latest happening / news updates & information about the industry from the national and international arena.

The publication would help in fostering the growth of the licensing market in India. And It will cover all the key segments like Daily News, Opinions, Character licensing, Entertainment licensing, Fashion licensing, and Brand licensing and News Analysis to the businesses. #LC helps its readers & subscribers from the industry to learn about the latest developments in Indian IP Laws & and basic know-how of running the best licensing program for their brand. Licensing Corner #LC facilitates in Brand Collaboration in India by allowing industry mates to see and contact the IP’s available / seeking for licensees in India.
The publication would serve as an encouragement to the licensees, licensors and the merchandising community as a whole.


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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    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.


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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