About the Show


Licensing Expo At-a-Glance

Show Dates: June 9-11, 2015

Conference Program Dates: June 8-11, 2015

Venue: Mandalay Bay Convention Center; Las Vegas, Nevada

Event Edition: 35th year

Frequency: Annual

Last Event: June 17-19, 2014

Produced by: Advanstar Licensing Group

Official Publication: License! Global magazine

Sponsored By: International Licensing Industry Merchandisers’ Association (LIMA)


Number of Exhibitors in 2014: 482

Profile: Licensors, licensing agents, licensees

Number of Brands and Properties Exhibited/Represented: 5,000+

Categories Represented: Animation/Anime/Manga, Apparel/Fashion, Art & Design, Automotive, Brands & Trademarks, Characters, Entertainment, Food & Beverage, Inspirational/Religious/Holiday, Interactive/Video Games, Not-for-Profit/Charitable, Sports/Outdoors, Publishing, Professional Services to the Licensing Industry


Number of Attendees in 2014: 15,702

Number of Countries Represented: 90+

Profile: Licensees/Manufacturers, Retailers, Advertising/Marketing/Promotions Agencies, Art & Design, Licensing Agents/Consultants, Licensors, Publishers/Printers, Wholesalers/Distributors

Attendee Titles: Owner/CEO/President, VP/General Manager, Buyer, Merchandising Manager, Creative Director/Designer, Business Development/Marketing


Exclusive Show Sponsor

International Licensing Industry Merchandisers' Association (LIMA)

Founded in 1985, the International Licensing Industry Merchandisers' Association (LIMA) is the primary trade organization for the worldwide licensing industry.  LIMA's mission is to bring together all segments of the industry for the advancement of professionalism in licensing through research, national and international seminars, trade events and publications.  With members in 35 countries, offices in New York, London, Munich, Tokyo, and Hong Kong and representatives in Australia, Iberia, India, Italy, Korea, and Turkey, members enjoy access to a wide variety of activities resources and benefits.

For more information on educational programming, networking opportunities and more, please visit www.licensing.org


Show Producer

Advanstar Communications, Inc.

Advanstar is an event and marketing services business that serves business professionals and consumers in the Fashion, Licensing, Life Sciences and Powersports industries with its portfolio of 134 events, 30 publications, over 200 electronic products and web sites, as well as educational and direct marketing products and services.  Market leading brands and a commitment to delivering innovative, quality products and services enables Advanstar to "Connect Our Customers With Theirs."  Advanstar has approximately 600 employees and currently operates multiple offices in North America and Europe.