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Brand & Licensing Innovation Summit

All-new Brand & Licensing Innovation Summits will guide industry through changing retail, content and consumer landscapes


First European event will run virtually on 9-11 June 2021.

Global Licensing Group is launching Brand & Licensing Innovation Summits (B&LIS) in Europe and North America to celebrate the power of brands and brand extension and provide trends and forecasts, retailer insights, spotlights on growth categories and deep dives into digital and content innovation.

B&LIS 2021 will help middle-management, business leaders and owners to navigate the changing retail, content and consumer landscape through keynotes, panel discussions, roundtables and workshops all providing actionable advice, information and strategies on the future of brands and licensing.

Content will be curated by the License Global editorial team and Products of Change and is presented in association with industry trade body Licensing International. The inaugural B&LIS, focusing on the European market, will premiere as a virtual event on 9-11 June 2021, and each day will spotlight a different topic.

Day 1: Trends and retail
Day 2: CSR + sustainability with a programme exclusively curated by Products of Change
Day 3: Content and digital transformation

The second edition of B&LIS will focus on the American market and takes the form of a hybrid summit on 27-28 October with the in-person element hosted in New York.

The Brand & Licensing Innovation Summits will complement the Global Licensing Group’s current trade show portfolio, which includes Brand Licensing Europe (17-19 November, London) and Licensing Expo (10-12 August, Las Vegas).

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