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Please note that due to national rail strikes on June 21, 23 & 25, and a London tube strike on June 21, we are unable to run the Brand & Licensing Innovation Summit (B&LIS) on its original date of June 21.
We will run all B&LIS conference sessions as part of the Brand Licensing Europe agenda and will publish confirmed dates and timings shortly. Our friends at Max Publishing will also be postponing the Sustainability in Licensing Conference (SILC) to a later date in 2022.
If you have booked a ticket for B&LIS, you will be issued with a full refund. If you have booked a ticket for B&LIS and SILC, we will refund 50% of the ticket price and leave the remaining 50% to go towards the postponed SILC date. If you are unable to make the postponed date, let us know and we will issue a full refund. All questions should be directed to our customer service team at [email protected]orma.com.
Join us this 21st June 2022 to enjoy interactive panels, workshops and sessions on the future of brand licensing and retail. Learn about consumer spending, Web 3.0, NFTs and the Metaverse, the role of purpose and join our interactive think tank on the challenges of the licensing supply chain. Check out the agenda below for what you can expect on the day:
Start the day by setting the scene on some of the key trends coming through in licensing. License Global, alongside other knowledge partners, will unveil exclusive insights into their new and reimagined Top 150 Licensors report, the only research of its kind focused on global licensing brands and trends that will be released later in the summer.
A panel of industry leaders will air their expectations, hopes and fears for a post-Covid future as it relates to retail, whilst giving an insight into the long-term opportunities for licensing and where they will be placing their bets for the coming years. This session will address:
The panel will focus their discussion on Gen Z and millennials; where you can find them, what they want, and provide an understanding on how they engage with brands in new and more meaningful ways. Find out how to tap into platforms such as TikTok, YouTube and Snapchat, how to choose the right influencer for your brand, and enjoy practical examples from others who have done this successfully.
This dynamic session will explore some of the hottest topics in our industry right now and provide you with answers to some of the questions you need answered:
From supply chain challenges to the need for faster speed to market, does the licensing process need to be reviewed? Have your say and submit answers that will influence our panel of speakers as they debate some of the key pain-points in the licensing journey.
This session will include a constructive debate with a cross-industry panel who, alongside the audience, will aim to drive actionable outcomes on improvements that can be carried forwards towards getting meaningful products to consumers at the right time.
Join this discussion on emerging and future consumer behaviours and understand how they influence the retail space. This session will be structured in two parts:
To provide additonal depth around emerging categories, join our interactive roundtables as they spotlight them in more detail. Hear a case study and take part in a Q&A discussion with a choice from 4 categories.
What is purpose and why is it important to businesses and customers? What differences can it make? Our panel of industry change makers will debate how leading with purpose can create a competitive advantage for licensors, retailers and licensees alike. Understand what role the licensing industry has to play and most importantly, what opportunities this can create.
"We as businesses and consumers have undergone over a year of constant change. Its been harder than ever to unlock opportunities through our core shoppers – as behaviour is changing constantly to adapt to new rules. This event will give you better clarity on the latest industry trends to provide you with actionable insight to allow you to plan with confidence."
"It is more important the ever for licensors, licensees and retailers to be able to communicate using virtual events. The Brand & Licensing Summit will offer a great opportunity for this. It will help to guide the licensing industry through an ever changing licensing and retail landscape."