Licensing International Foundation honors Kathy Ireland and Salvatore LaRocca at 2022 Hall of Fame event.
Licensing International, the Licensing International Foundation which supports the education of future licensing leaders, has celebrated the induction of Kathy Ireland Chair, CEO, and Chief Designer of kathy ireland Worldwide and Salvatore LaRocca, President of Global Partnerships for the National Basketball Association to the Licensing International Hall of Fame.
In a ceremony held at Gotham Hall in New York City, entrepreneur and television personality Marcus Lemonis and NBA Commissioner Adam Silver respectively presented Ireland and LaRocca with their awards to honor their resounding achievements in the global licensing industry.
Induction of Kathy Ireland and Salvatore LaRocca to the Licensing International Hall of Fame joining industry luminaries including past inductees Martha Stewart, George Lucas, Walt Disney, and Charles Schultz.
Co-hosts Ivonne Feliciano and Veronica Hart are joined by Maura Regan, President of Licensing International and Steve Scebelo, President, NFL Players Inc. and Licensing International Chairman of the Board at the Licensing International Hall of Fame Induction Luncheon in New York City.
During the events, there were recognitions of six recipients of the 2022 Rising Star Award and celebrations of the recipients of the Licensing International Foundation 2022 Scholarship, awarded to accomplished students who plan to pursue careers in brand licensing.