Retail Mentoring Programme

Helping retailers capture the full potential of the licensing industry

The Retail Mentoring Programme provides retailers and buyers new to licensing with an overview of the licensing industry as a whole through seminars, workshops and more, helping them to improve their knowledge and technique to make the most from their licensing deals to help them develop their own careers. 

  • Learn about the licensing industry and the endless opportunities that it presents
  • Find out the pitfalls to avoid and the questions to ask to cover all your bases
  • Discover the latest industry trends and how to spot “the next big thing”
  • Learn from industry experts through coaching days with leading licensors

This CPD accredited free programme, worth £499 per delegate, helps retailers make more informed decisions when negotiating licensing deals and discovering new brand partners.

To get involved in this great opportunity, leave your details and a member of our team will be in touch shortly.

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The 2017 Retail Mentoring Programme includes:

1- February - April: Introductory call
 
 
2- May 4th: The LIMA Licensing Essentials Course  
An all day session which includes an overview of the licensing industry, networking opportunities and  more....
 
 
3- July 4th: Licensing Awards Judging Day  
Retailers will explore hundreds of licensed products across many different product categories to help judge the "best" and undertsand what makes a license successful.
 
 
4- June to September: Licensor Visits  
Delegates will spend a day shadowing licensors and get insight on the day-to-day of licensors and ask questions to further their knowledge.
 
 
5- September: Licensing Seminar  
An all day session to provide delegates with a more in-depth understanding of licensing.
 
 
6 - October: Brand Licensing Europe  
Retailers can meet the entire licensing industry under one roof to apply their knowledge. They can meet with licensors, secured new deals and discovered the hottest trends to hit the market in the coming 12-18 months.  

"The Retail Mentoring Programme was really engaging and helped give a great overview of the world of licencing. I would recommend the programme to anyone working in the industry."

Chrissy Farrugia - Sainsbury's
 

"We thoroughly enjoyed taking part in this years’ course and we found it a great introduction to the world of licensing. Each speaker was engaging and provided a real insight into each aspect of licensing from the initial concepts through to the product being on the shelf."

Dan Moody - The Entertainer


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Who should apply?

- Buyers with existing licensing programmes

- Buyers engaged in licensing but wants further development   

- Teams who would like to learn how to develop their licensing relationships

- Teams looking for cross category opportunities

- New to retail and would like to develop their career and expertise within licensing