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LIMA Announces 2009 International Licensing Excellence Award Nominees

The International Licensing Industry Merchandisers’ Association (LIMA) has named its nominees for the 2009 annual International Licensing Excellence Awards, which recognize the most successful licensed properties and products from the past year. “With 82 nominees in 16 awards categories, the 2009 slate is diverse and one of the strongest lineups we’ve had in recent years,” […]

The International Licensing Industry Merchandisers’ Association (LIMA) has named its nominees for the 2009 annual International Licensing Excellence Awards, which recognize the most successful licensed properties and products from the past year. “With 82 nominees in 16 awards categories, the 2009 slate is diverse and one of the strongest lineups we’ve had in recent years,” noted LIMA president Charles Riotto. The awards will be presented at LIMA’s Opening Night Party on June 2 at the Mandalay Bay Convention Center in Las Vegas during Licensing International Expo 2009.

This year’s nominees for the Overall Best Licensed Program of the Year include:

  • The Andy Warhol Global Licensing Program (The Andy Warhol Foundation for the Visual Arts, Inc.)
  • Bakugan (Nelvana Enterprises/Cartoon Network)
  • Beijing 2008 Olympic Games (IOC/The Beijing Organizing Committee for the Games of the XXIX Olympiad)
  • The Dark Knight (Warner Bros. Consumer Products)
  • Hello Kitty (Sanrio, Inc.)
  • Jeep Consumer Products (Chrysler LLC/The Joester Loria Group), and
  • Major League Baseball (Major League Baseball).

For a full list of all of this year’s awards and nominees, visit www.licensing.org/awards/nominees.cfm.


April 2009 Earnshaws

In This Issue:
The future of Eco in a down market
The T-shirt trend report
Avoiding the perpetual sale trap
Plus: Lifestyle brands rule the fashion pages

Coming Next Month:
Understanding the grandparent demographic
An update on the state of e-commerce
Earnshaw’s annual report on the growth of the industry
Plus: Infant and toddler fashion

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