Thursday Oct 06, 2022

Licensing Expo 2022 Networking and Content Schedule Revealed

Licensing Expo 2022

The Global Licensing Group, the organizer of Licensing Fairannounced some key dates ahead of this year’s event, which will take place at the Mandalay Bay Convention Center in Las Vegas from May 24-26, 2022.

Licensing Expo is organized in partnership with the professional association Licensing International. Online registration for the event is free and Open now.

On Monday, May 23, attendees can celebrate this year’s winners, with free entry to the Licensing International Excellence Awards ceremony at The Light from 5:30 p.m. The lounge opens at 9am the following day, Tuesday May 24th and there will be a free opening party that night at the Daylight outdoor beach club from 5.30pm until late. On the evening of Wednesday May 25, exhibitors can enjoy a relaxed drink at the Eyecandy Sound Lounge and Bar.

Speakers, educational sessions and more

This year, the event will feature two in-person keynotes, at noon on Tuesday and Wednesday. The latter will highlight the Location-Based Experiences theme of Licensing Expo 2022.

Licensing International will also host its popular Licensing U program, Products of Change will feature sustainability-themed sessions, and the License This! The competition will take place live on Thursday, May 26.

The event will feature both in-person and virtual elements, and additional content and connection opportunities will be available through the official Licensing Expo online platform. This will be open from April 11 to June 3 and will allow attendees to browse exhibitors, view attendees, and schedule meetings.

A chance to reconnect

“The licensing industry is a very sociable community and the lack of opportunities to connect face-to-face has had a real negative impact on our attendees’ ability to make meaningful connections and drive business,” says Anna KnightVice President of Licensing, Informa Markets.

“We plan to address this issue at Licensing Expo in May and have a wonderful program of events to reconnect people.”

Latest confirmed exhibitors for Licensing Expo 2022 include Bravado, Banijay Brands, Penguin Random House, Zag Studios, Jazwares, Falcon Creative, Shell, Moonbug Entertainment and many more.

“The licensing industry has adapted to drastic changes and our content this year is focused on the opportunities that exist to continue to drive business forward,” says Maura ReganPresident of Licensing International.

“It has been a long time since we were able to reunite in Las Vegas and we look forward to celebrating the successes of the past year and providing a platform for networking, new partnerships and learning.”


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