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The World's Largest Licensing Trade Show

The meeting place for the global licensing industry

For more than 35 years, Licensing Expo has connected the world's most influential entertainment, character, art, and corporate brand owners and agents with consumer goods manufacturers, licensees and retailers. Whether you are looking to spot trends, build partnerships, or secure brand rights for your products, Licensing Expo has your answer.


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Official Keynote Announcement

Retail innovator Rachel Shechtman will explain how the STORY retail model has come to life at Macy’s and explore innovations that address evolving consumer expectations while driving foot traffic. With brick and mortar accounting for over $206.4 billion in sales of licensed consumer merchandise, or 76% of all sales, according to the 2018 LIMA Annual Global Licensing Industry Survey, innovation is key to continuing retail’s success as consumer shopping habits continue to realign.

Don't miss the Licensing Expo Keynote in the Licensing University Theater (Booth B79) on an the all-new date and time - Wednesday, June 5 at 9:15AM - 10:15AM!

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The Global Licensing Group is the worldwide licensing industry’s leading trade show organizer and media partner. Our mission is to provide licensing opportunities around the world to bring brands and products together.

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Highlights from Licensing Expo 2018

Take a quick look back at some of the best moments from Licensing Expo 2018! From Amazon's Opening Keynote to celebrity sightings like the Scott Brothers, In Real Life, and George Foreman, get ready to see what next year has in store!


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