Welcome to the Brand Licensing Europe news hub

Whether you report for trade, national or broadcast media, or are a freelance writer or blogger, you’ve come to the right place to find out more about Brand Licensing Europe. Brand Licensing Europe is celebrating its 20th anniversary this year and is the only pan-European event dedicated to licensing and brand extension. In October, more than 280 leading brand owners will come together with over 7,500 retailers, licensees and manufacturers for three days of deal-making, networking and trend spotting. 

It’s a must-visit to find the latest news on:

  • Consumer trends across retail in the UK and Europe 
  • What’s happening in gaming and eSports, film and TV, food and drink, celebrity brands, homewares and heritage, art and design, publishing and sport
  • Branding and marketing 

You will be able to speak to:

  • Retailers – online and bricks and mortar; multiples and independents; UK and Europe
  • License owners from character and entertainment, brands and lifestyle, art and design
  • Specialist manufacturers
  • Celebrities
  • Trade associations and industry experts
BLE 2017 overview


Last year, CNBC and BBC were among the media reporting from Brand Licensing Europe.

Check out the CNBC coverage on the size of the licensing industry - CNBC's James Wright talks to License Global's Group Editor Steven Ekstract about the value of licensing in marketing. Find out all about the $262.9bn industry here. 

If you have any questions or interview request, please contact:

Charlie Le Rougetel
+44 (0) 7736 330676
[email protected]