Licensing Summit nears

ToyNews readers to receive a special rate for Emap's forthcoming conference.
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Next month's Licensing Summit is promising to be the networking event of the year - and ToyNews readers are being encouraged to attend with a special rate.

The only event of its kind in Europe, the conference will bring together key decision makers from across the licensing industry for two days of high level content presentations, active discussion and intimate networking opportunities.

It has been organised in association with a number of publications and leading brands in licensing and retail including Broadcast, Retail Week, Screen International, Spring Fair, Autumn Fair, The Licensing Sourcebook, Licensingpages and Total Licensing.

Leading experts will be discussing such topics as:

Consumer insights for key demographics including kids, tweens and teens through to adults and the affluent older generation
Category trends including sports licensing, corporate trademarks and brands, entertainment and character
What's in store for the international licensing and retail markets
How to drive character licesning outside the core age group
Whether there's a way to increase margins on licensed products
The future of the fast growing video games market as a niche area for licensing
What retailers want and how to get your products on the shelves

Key retailers such as Amazon, Mothercare, Tesco, Woolworths, House of Fraser and Avon Cosmetics, while representatives from the likes of Cartoon Network, Disney, Electronic Arts. Marvel, MGA and Warner Bros will be attending.

ToyNews readers will receive a special rate of £150 off the normal price - call 0845 056 2421 to book your place.

The Licensing Summit takes place at The Brewery, London EC1 on September 11th and 12th. For more information log on to


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