Licensing U, the Orientation Session, Sustainability, and DEI Initiatives lock in high-caliber speakers
Licensing Expo revealed speaker information confirmed on the seminar program for the upcoming event slated to be held May 24-26 at the Mandalay Bay Convention Center. Registered guests benefit from live content and educational offerings, including Licensing U, a returning program produced in partnership with industry trade association Licensing International, a free Orientation Session designed for new and alumni attendees alike, and free Sustainability Sessions presented through an expanded partnership with Products of Change (POC).
Senior-level executives from many of the industry’s most prominent companies will take the stage at Licensing Expo and impart highly sought-after insights spanning the most challenging and emergent topics impacting the licensing ecosystem, from NFTs and TikTok to the new rules of retail and international distribution law. Among the brands represented include License Global, Paramount, LEGO, Hot Topic, WildBrain CPLG, Seltzer Licensing Group, Ferdinand IP Law Group, Formula E, Beanstalk, PhatMojo, Watermelon Creative, JS Product Design, Smiley, Licensing International, and Products of Change (POC).
“This is a highly collaborative industry that thrives off one another’s successes and helps each other through challenges,” said Maura Regan, President of Licensing International. “The educational offerings at Licensing Expo are unmatched and truly reflect the times. Our mission with this year’s Licensing U content is to arm attendees, both new and established licensing professionals, with new ideas and ways of tackling today’s most pressing challenges, and we do so by tapping into the best talent the industry has to offer to create meaningful and highly anticipated educational sessions.”
Licensing U content will be available both live and on-demand, enhancing the value of the experience for all attendees and exhibitors. Passes for Licensing U are now available and start from $150 with a 10% discount for LI members; those wishing to access the content must be registered to attend Licensing Expo and LU, located here. The full agenda can be found here.