Global retail sales of licensed goods grew to $271.6B in 2017, a 3.3% increase year-over-year. Licensing has offered retailers a competitive advantage in the ever-changing retail landscape. Learn how licensing can drive reatilers new business and unique offers through exclusives, collaborations and direct-to-retail partnerships. Stop by our booth or Lounge in the Crystal Place with our partners Sesame Street and Build-A-Bear - showcasing their licensed merchandise.
The Global Licensing Group at UBM is the licensing industry’s leading tradeshow organizer and media partner. Its mission is to provide licensing opportunities around the world by bringing brands and products together.
The following events and information products are produced for the licensing industry by the Global Licensing Group at UBM: Licensing Expo, Brand Licensing Europe, Licensing Expo Japan, Licensing Expo China, NYC Licensing Summit, License Global magazine and License Global Daily E-News. Global Licensing Group events are sponsored by the International Licensing Industry Merchandisers' Association (LIMA).