Preschool names including Hasbro and Acamar among first Festival of Licensing exhibitors

The first raft of big name exhibitors have been confirmed for Festival of Licensing – the large scale virtual gathering which is due to take place from October 6-29.

Acamar Films, Bioworld, Chupa Chups, Hasbro, Natural History Museum, NBA Properties, Penguin Ventures, Pokémon, SEGA Europe, Start Licensing and Yale are among the first raft of exhibitors who will be taking part in the brand new digital gathering hosted by the Global Licensing Group, in partnership with industry trade association Licensing International.

Registration for the four-week long celebration of global licensing also opens today (August 19) at where attendees can opt to attend any or all of the Festival’s three regionally tailored events for Europe, Asia and the Americas, as well as the Licensing Leadership Summit:

  • Week 1: October 6-8 – Europe (powered by Brand Licensing Europe)
  • Week 2: October 14-15 – Asia (powered by Licensing Expo China and Licensing Expo Japan)
  • Week 3: October 20-22 – North America and Latin America (powered by Licensing Expo)
  • Week 4: October 28-29 – Global C-suite virtual conference – Licensing Leadership Summit

“The feedback we have received about Festival of Licensing since announcing it just four weeks ago has been incredible and we are thrilled to be able to announce such an amazing first roster of exhibitors,” said Anna Knight, vice president, Global Licensing Group, Informa Markets. “This is only the beginning – we have another seven weeks till ‘doors open’, so there will be a lot more news, and surprises, coming down the line.”

Exhibitors confirmed to date include:

  • Acamar Films
  • Asgard Media
  • Bioworld
  • Brainbase
  • Brandgenuity
  • Chupa Chups, S.A Unipersonal
  • Crunchyroll Europe
  • Cyber Group Studios
  • Dependable Solutions
  • Design Plus
  • Edutainment
  • Hasbro
  • Herschend Entertainment Studios
  • J Patton
  • Licensing Works
  • LoCoco Licensing
  • Natural History Museum
  • NBA Properties
  • Octane5
  • Opsec
  • Penguin Ventures
  • Pokémon
  • SEGA Europe
  • Start Licensing
  • Tesa Scribos
  • UCLA
  • WildBrain CPLG
  • Xilam
  • Yale
  • Zolan Licensing Agency

Brands who are interested in exhibiting or sponsorship opportunities can visit for more information.

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