The Licensing Awards 2014

There is little doubt that The Licensing Awards are hotly contested. Last year approaching 5,000 products were entered and the event attracted in excess of 1,300 retailers, licensees, licensors and industry specialists. The Licensing Awards cover all aspects of the UK licensing industry. There are awards for retailers, products, properties and marketing. Each type of award has its own criteria and deadline date.
 
Notable winners in 2013:
Britvic Brands – Best Brand Licensed Property
Kitbag – Best Adult Retailer of Licensed Products
London 2012 Olympic Games Cadbury Unwrap Gold – Best Licensed Marketing Communication Campaign
Next – Best Kids Retailer of Licensed Products
The Great British Bake Off Gift Range from Peter Black for M&S – Best Licensed Giftware Range
 
If you want to be in with a chance of adding the name of your brand to this impressive list of past winners, you will need to get cracking soon. The deadlines for entry are fast approaching. 
 
Categories, eligibility criteria and deadlines
 
Best Retailer of Licensed Products
Open to nominations from licensees and licensors.
Entries must refer to work completed between June 1st 2013 – May 31st 2014
Deadline: Friday, May 30th 2014 
 
Best Retailer of Adult Licensed Products
Best Retailer Of Kids Licensed Products
Best Retailer of Preschool Licensed Products
Clothing Top Retailer Award
The Radar Award – For retailers that have upped their licensing activities in the last year.
 
Best Licensed Products 
Open to licensees (but licensors may enter products on behalf of licensees)
The product must have been launched between June 1st 2013 and May 31st 2014
Deadline: Thursday, May 22nd 2014 
 
Best Licensed Brand Range
Best Licensed Childrens/Adult Apparel Range
Best Licensed Dress Up or Party Range
Best Licensed Food or Drink Range 
Best Licensed Giftware Range 
Best Licensed Home Décor,Tableware or Housewares Range
Best Licensed Paper Products or Stationery Range
Best Licensed Preschool Apparel Range
Best Licensed Toys or Games Range
Best Licensed Written, Listening or Learning Range
The Innovation Award
 
Best Licensed Properties
Open to all licensors and brand owners.
The property must have been active in licensing between June 1st 2013 and May 31st 2014 
Deadline: Monday, June 30th 2014
 
Best Brand Licensed Property
Best Film or TV Licensed Property
Best Gaming or New Media Licensed Property
Best music or Celebrity Licensed Property 
Best Preschool Licensed Property
Best Sports Licensed Property
The Classic Licensed Property Award 
 
Other Awards
Best Licensed Marketing Communication Campaign
Open to entries from licensors, licensees, retailers or third parties involved in a marketing initiative.
The campaign must have taken place between April 1st 2013 – April 1st 2014
Deadline: Friday, May 23rd 2014
 
Honorary Achievement Award
 
The 2014 Licensing Awards will take place on Tuesday September 16 in The Great Room at The Grosvenor House Hotel
 
For more information please visit www.thelicensingawards.co.uk
 
Contact Awards Intelligence today to discover how we can professionally draft your entry and handle the entry process for you. Our service will save you time and give you the best possible chance of success. Simply call us now on +44 1444 230130 or email enquiries@awardsintelligence.co.uk
 

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