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Global Excellence Awards

The Licensing International Excellence Awards are a global award for a global industry and the only international recognition of licensing excellence, spanning borders, and languages. Our past winners offer a glimpse of the brands and innovations that have shaped our industry over the last three decades.

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A Global Awards Ceremony Live in Las Vegas

This year’s ceremony will be celebrated at Licensing Expo, shining a spotlight on the innovation and accomplishments of the global brand licensing community and showcasing the year’s best brands, properties, products, retailers and activations. 

What You Need to Know

The Licensing International Excellence Awards are open to licensors, agents, licensees, retailers and anyone else from the worldwide licensing industry with a product or brand that meets the criteria of each category. You (or your company) DO NOT have to be a Licensing International member to enter.

The brand or product must have had bona fide retail distribution between January 2022 and January 2023.

Submissions are $100 for Licensing International Members, and $175 for non-members. Be sure to enter the Discount Code and your Member-Company number to activate the code! Members will receive an email with their personalized company information.

You must fill out the online entry form for each category you wish to enter. You will be asked to describe what was special about your product/brand and discuss how it was received in the marketplace (things like placement, sell-through, etc.)

You will need to provide at least one image, not exceeding 2MB. Horizontal images look best. Additionally, we require a link the the HI-RES (300dpi) version of the uploaded image(s). Please use Google Drive, DropBox or similar (WeTransfer or other links that expire should not be used).

The deadline for submissions is February 24, 2023. Entries received after this date will not be eligible for consideration.

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