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Licensing education – what’s new this year?

Licensing AcademyYou may have noticed that our free educational programme is now online for you to start planning your time at this year’s BLE, sponsored by LIMA. Sam Phillips, Conference Manager, tells us what’s new this year…

• There are more sessions than ever before – four new panels in the Licensing

Vu Bui, COO at Mojang, the company behind Minecraft, addressing a packed out crowd at the 2014 BLE keynote.
Vu Bui, COO at Mojang, the company behind Minecraft, addressing a packed out crowd at the 2014 BLE keynote.

Academy and three more in the Brands & Lifestyle Theatre.

• We’re thrilled to present panels hosted by the licensing organisation, SPLiCE, about direct to retail, social accountability and anti-counterfeiting.

• There will be experts speaking on subjects as wide ranging as food & drink licensing and the rise of e-sports.

• Speakers from Help for Heroes, Barbie, V&A and Warner Bros. Consumer Products EMEA are among the panellists already confirmed.

• Thanks to our Knowledge Partners (GfK, NPD Group & Planet Retail) this year there are three sessions offering exclusive facts, figures and market research about the licensing industry.

• And don’t forget the grand finale of License This! – the entries are already coming in!

Check back for updates as more speakers are confirmed. If you haven’t already registered to attend the show for FREE you can sign up here.

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Leah Davis, Head of Marketing Team GB, hosting the 2014 keynote

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