Brand Licensing Europe brings together the entire European brand licensing industry for three days of relationship building, deal making and trend spotting. In a time when retailers must make the most of their shelf space more than ever before, licensed products have the power to bring in loyal fans, to harness trends and to capitalise on cultural phenomena.
Whether you’re a buyer, merchandiser or designer, you can expect to...
Discover which brands, products and properties are set to be big consumer hits over the coming year. With the entire European brand licensing industry under one roof, BLE is your chance to explore new launches and product areas, find out which properties are performing best within them and diversify your store’s offering accordingly. Exhibitor List»
Make and strengthen relationships with more than 250 brand owners and agents behind the world’s best-loved brands. The show is an unparalleled opportunity to forge new licensing partnerships that capitalise on the emerging trends before they take off, while also catching up with existing partners. Matchmaking Service»
Expand your brand licensing knowledge in a series of seminars from world-class industry leaders. More than 23 seminars across two stages will delve into topics like the increasing importance of technology and earning the right to approach food licensees, alongside trend forecasts across fashion, toys, lifestyle and sports. Seminar Programme»
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Features for you in 2018...
Enjoy faster WiFi, refreshments and a quiet space for meetings with exclusive access to the Retail Lounge, situated in the Brands & Lifestyle Zone away from the buzz of the show floor.
The Matchmaking Service
Make the most of your time at BLE by pre-booking meetings using the free Matchmaking Service. Filter relevant exhibitors by region, company, category name, property type and more, and set up meetings that will take place during the show. Learn more »
The Product Showcase. Witness the creativity and diversity of the show’s Brands & Lifestyle and Art, Design & Image exhibitors as they showcase newly licensed products across categories including homeware, apparel, stationary, gifts and accessories. This is your chance to learn more about the brand partnerships that led to these leading products and meet the brains behind them.
The Seminar Programme. Grow your industry know-how across a diverse range of panel discussions, case studies, keynotes, forecasts and introduction to licensing sessions with LIMA. Industry leading names and companies set to speak include The Point 1888, Beanstalk, Richard Pink, Mojo Nation, Moomins & Bulls Licensing, Kelvyn Gardner, Brand Jam and more.
Food & Beverage Theme. Find out how to capitalise on this incredibly dynamic industry that is continuously reinventing itself in-line with new industry trends and lifestyle choices. Meet a huge range of exhibitors representing F&B, restaurant and culinary brands. And see the potential of F&B licensing with an experiential twist in the new BLE Kitchen, hosting live cook-offs, demos and tasting sessions. Find out more»