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2023 Licensing International Asian Awards Nominees Announced

HONG KONG, March 8, 2023 – Licensing International Greater China and Southeast Asia is proud to unveil the nominees of the prestigious Licensing International Asian Awards, dedicated to recognizing outstanding achievements in the Asian licensing markets.

More than 300 entries were received this year – the highest ever recorded. The 60 finalists were selected by a judging panel of industry experts from Asia .

The finalists are now put on the ballot, where licensing executives around the world can vote for their favorites online which are factored into the final decision. Winners will be announced at the Hong Kong International Licensing Show on April 20, 2023.


The Licensing International Asian Awards 2023 final nominees are:

Asian Property of the Year

Property – Owner/Agent

  • B.Duck – Semk Products Limited
  • Bonnie Bears – Fantawild Animation Inc.
  • Pinkfong Baby Shark – The Pinkfong Company / Guangzhou Art-land Holding Company Limited
  • QEE – Toy2R Limited / Guangzhou Art-land Holding Company Limited
  • Supremo Cat – Space Shell (Beijing) Culture Co., Ltd.


Art/Design/Museum Property of the Year

Property – Owner/Agent

  • Dunhuang Museum – Dunhuang Guangzhi Media and Exhibition Co., Ltd / Shanghai Skynet Brand Management Corp., Ltd
  • Keith Haring – Keith Haring Foundation / CAA Brand Management
  • NAMOC Art Innovation Center – National Art Museum of China / Sunrise Shanghai Culture Development Co., Ltd.
  • Suzhou Museum – Suzhou Museum / Beijing Qianli Culture Creative Co., Ltd.
  • The British Museum – The British Museum / Alfilo Brands


Corporate Brand/Lifestyle Property of the Year

Property – Owner/Agent

  • Coca-Cola – The Coca-Cola Company / CAA Brand Management
  • Le Petit Prince – Pomase / MediaLink Animation International Limited
  • Mickey Mouse – The Walt Disney Company (China) Ltd
  • Peanuts – Peanuts Worldwide LLC / WildBrain CPLG China
  • Supremo Cat – Space Shell (Beijing) Culture Co., Ltd.


Entertainment/Character/Digital Property of the Year

Property – Owner/Agent

  • Marvel: Heroes Unite – Marvel
  • Moomin – Moomin Characters Ltd. / Rights & Brands Asia Ltd.
  • PAW Patrol – Paramount Consumer Products & Experiences / Guangzhou Art-land Holding Company Limited
  • Peppa Pig – Hasbro Trading China Limited
  • SpongeBob SquarePants – Paramount Consumer Products & Experiences / Guangzhou Art-land Holding Company Limited


The Newcomer Award

Property – Owner/Agent

  • Alexander The Fat Tiger – Bu2ma / Wyrd Media
  • Amazing Dunhuang – Bright Springs Culture Co., Ltd
  • Free Fire – Garena Online Private Limited
  • Miraculous Ladybug – Shenzhen Teqi Culture Media Co., Ltd
  • Zanmang Loopy – ICONIX CO., LTD.


Licensed Promotion of the Year

Promotion Name – Owner/Promotion Licensee

  • Inm’s Milk – Fantawild Animation Inc. / Inm Co., Ltd
  • Wulin EV x The Kiwi Lotso EV Series – The Walt Disney Company (China) Ltd / SAIC GM WULING AUTOMOBILE CO., LTD
  • Moomin x Pizza Hut China – Moomin Characters Oy Ltd. / Pizza Hut China
  • Transformers x Redmi – Hasbro Trading China Limited / Beijing Xiaomi Mobile Software Co., Ltd


Location-Based or Experiential Initiative of the Year

Name – Owner/Venue Partner

  • Pixar Fluffy Festival – The Walt Disney Company (China) Ltd / Shanghai Kong Hui Property Development Co., Ltd.
  • Disney Stitch vs. Pixar Aliens – The Walt Disney Company / Times Square
  • Hyatt Regency Shatin & KKday Kakao Friends Themed Staycation – Kakao Corp. / Hyatt Regency Hong Kong, Sha Tin
  • MONOPOLY DREAMS™ Hong Kong – Hasbro International, Inc. / FM Projects Limited
  • MERRY STREETMAS @Harbour City – Sesame Workshop / Harbour City Estates Limited


Retailer of the Year

Retailer – Property/Program

  • Fipo China (Shanghai) Commercial Management Co., Ltd – SMILEY / SMILEY Adult Fashion Series
  • Lixun Group Co., Ltd. – B.Duck / B.Duck Children Apparel & Footwear Collection
  • SE-ED Book Centre – Sesame Street / SE-ED x Sesame Street
  • Shanghai Lawson, Inc. – Teddy Bear Collection / Teddy Bear Collection x Lawson Themed Convenience Store
  • shopDisney China – Mickey and Friends, Pixar, Marvel, Princess / shopDisney China 1st anniversary celebration


Licensee of the Year – Apparel/Footwear/Accessories

Company – Property/Product

  • Haoshou (Fujian) Sports Goods Co., Ltd. – B.Duck / Haoshou & B.Duck swimwear and swimming accessories
  • Li Ning (China) Sports Goods Co., Ltd – Disney Pixar / Li Ning Pixar Fluffy Collection
  • The Nature Holdings Co., Ltd. – National Geographic / National Geographic Apparel
  • SKECHERS – PAW Patrol / PAW Patrol x SKECHERS 2022 S/S Co-Brand Collection
  • Xiamen Anmaochuan Children’s Products Co., Ltd – Boonie Bears / Boonie Bears & LPMX Kids
  • Xiamen Nest Designs E-commerce Co., Ltd – World of Eric Carle / World of Eric Carle x Nest Designs Baby Apparel Co-branded Collection


Licensee of the Year – FMCG

Company – Property/Product

  • Hang Zhou Namei Company Limited – GG Bond / Nameikids Children Oral Care Products
  • Lu Zhou Lao Jiao Co., Ltd – FIFA World Cup Qatar 2022 / Guo Jiao 1573
  • Nongfu Spring Co., Ltd. – Disney Classic Animals / Nongfu Spring Drinking Natural Water Disney Classics Animals Collection
  • Prestige et Collections International – Avatar: The Way of Water / L’Oreal / Biotherm Avatar Collection
  • Shanghai Milkground Food Tech Co., Ltd. – PAW Patrol / PAW Patrol x Milkground Cheese Stick


Licensee of the Year – Housewares/Novelties

Company – Property/Product

  • Haier (Shanghai) Home Appliance R&D Center Co., Ltd – Minions / Leader Minions Home Appliances
  • Miniso (Guangzhou) Limited Liability Company – Disney Pixar / Miniso Pixar Color & Fluffy Collections
  • Shanghai YePai E-commerce Co., Ltd. – Le Petit Prince / Beast Le Petit Prince The Dreamer
  • Zhejiang Cooker King Cookware Co. Ltd – B.Duck / B.Duck x Cooker King Cookware Collection


Licensee of the Year – Toys

Company – Property/Product

  • Beijing Pop Mart Cultural and Creative Co., Ltd. – Chupa Chups / Chupa Chups x POPMART SATYR RORY Mystery Box and Figurine
  • Brilliant Linkage Ltd – FIFA World Cup Qatar 2022 / BE@RBRICK – FIFA World Cup Qatar 2022 Official Licensed Product
  • Guangdong Luddy Interactive Entertainment Ltd. – B.Duck / B.Duck x Luddy Sports Toys
  • Guangdong Sembo Cultural Industrial Co., Ltd. – SpongeBob SquarePants / SpongeBob SqaurePants Construction Toy Collection
  • Langbowang Toys – Go Astro Boy Go / GAG retro career series blind box
  • LEGO System A/S – Disney Classics, Disney Princess, Marvel, Star Wars, Avatar / LEGO Disney Classic, LEGO Disney Princess, LEGO Super Heroes Marvel, LEGO Disney Star Wars and LEGO Avatar

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