Sign Up for Updates

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.

2022 Awards Winners

 

Best Licensed Product Awards

Best Product: Health & Beauty Aids

Friends bath & beauty line by Mad Beauty

Best Product: Apparel, Accessories for an Entertainment Property

The Legend of Zelda line by BlackMilk

Best Product: Food & Beverage for a Corporate Brand

Louvre ice cream by Häagen-Dazs

Best Product: Food & Beverage for an Entertainment

Harry Potter mooncakes by Awfully Chocolate

Best Product: Appliances, Housewares, Electronics for a Corporate Brand

Xbox fridge by Ukonic

Best Product: Appliances, Housewares, Electronics for an Entertainment Property

Sesame Street collaboration by Tonies

Best Product: Publishing, Back-to-School

The Beatles advent calendar by Eaglemoss

Best Product: Toys, Novelties, Games – Ages 0-8

Batman Batcave playset by Spin Master

Best Product: Apparel, Footwear, Accessories for a Corporate Brand

BMW M Motorsport line by Puma
Brandgenuity

Best Product: Home Décor

LEGO wooden home décor by Room Copenhagen

Best Product: Digital – Apps, Software, Video Games, NFTs

Forever 21 Shop City experience by Virtual Brand Group

Best Product: Toys, Games – Novelties 8+

adidas Originals Superstar model by LEGO

Best Brand Awards

Best Brand: Art, Design, Celebrity, Fashion Brand

Amy Winehouse
MDR Brand Management

Best Brand: Entertainment, Character, Toy – Animated

CoComelon by Moonbug Entertainment

Best Brand: Museum, Art, Design

V&A by The Victoria and Albert Museum

Best Brand: Entertainment, Character Brand – Live-Action

Ghostbusters by Sony Pictures

Best Brand: Sports, Collegiate

Formula 1
CAA Brand Management

Best Corporate Brand

BMW by BMW Group
Brandgenuity

Best Brand: Food, Beverage, Restaurant

Coca-Cola, Hi-C & Sprite by The Coca-Cola Company

Best Retailer Awards

Best Retailer for a Character, Entertainment Initiative

Bloomingdale’s for Space Jam: A New Legacy   

Best Retailer for a Corporate, Lifestyle, Fashion, Sports Initiative

BoxLunch for McDonald’s
Joester Loria Group

Other Awards

Best Licensed Promotion

Rovio & Born Licensing for GEICO’s “Angry Bird Problem?”

Best Licensed Collaboration

The Simpsons x Balenciaga

Best Location Based Entertainment

Monopoly Lifesized by Gamepath Entertainment

Best Licensing Agency

Beanstalk

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. 

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 2021 and January 2022.

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 and up to five high-resolution (300 dpi) digital images of your brand or product. You also have the option to include a video link.

The deadline for submissions is February 8, 2022. Entries received after this date will not be eligible for consideration

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.

Regional Licensing Awards

become a member today

learn more

  • Copyright © 2022 Licensing International
  • Translation provided by Google Translate, please pardon any shortcomings

    int(264)