The International Licensing Industry Merchandisers’ Association held its annual awards ceremony Tuesday night, with Hot Topic taking the top honor of Retailer of the Year for its Suicide Squad program and Warner Bros. Consumer Products walking away with three awards.
The evening also inducted Allan Feldman, chief executive officer and founder of LMCA; Dell Furano, chief executive officer and founder of Epic Rights; and Cyril Speijer, former chief executive officer of Wavery Productions and current co-principal of BN Licensing, into the LIMA Licensing Hall of Fame.
LMCA is honored to have our CEO & Founder Allan Feldman in the LIMA Licensing Hall of Fame. Allan has been in the licensing business for over 40 years and is credited with being first to bring trademark licensing into industrial products. The LIMA International Licensing Awards were held at the Mandalay Bay Convention Center in Las Vegas.
“This year’s award winners represent world-class licensing programs and products from around our global industry,” says Charles Riotto, president, LIMA. “We are proud to recognize and honor the achievements of these companies–chosen from a record 461 submissions this year–for their impressive initiatives and outstanding results.”
To view a list of all the winners click here: 2017 LIMA International Licensing Awards