The Licensing Awards 2022 Finalists

THE UK RISING STAR AWARD

Alexandra Bovey, licensing partnerships manager, Hearst UK

Chris Brinkworth, strategy and marketing manager, The Point.1888

Jessica Dodd, associate retail franchise manager, Hasbro UK Consumer Products

Ester Gomez, POD Operations Project Manager, Brands In

Laura Grime, licensing and brand executive, Character World Brands

Katie Moran, commercial assistant, Lisle Licensing

Nicola McIntyre, junior buyer, George@Asda

Shannon Honer, licensing manager, Boat Rocker Media

 

BEST RETAILER OF PRESCHOOL LICENSED PRODUCTS (AGE GROUP 0-5)

Asda

Character.com

The Entertainer

Morrisons

Smyths Toys

Tesco

 

BEST RETAILER OF KIDS’ LICENSED PRODUCTS (AGE GROUP 5-16)

Asda

Character.com

The Entertainer

Next

Primark

Smyths Toys

The Very Group

 

BEST RETAILER OF ADULT LICENSED PRODUCTS

ASOS

Forbidden Planet

Game

HMV

The Hut Group

Primark

 

THE RADAR AWARD

Boohoo

Get Trend

Joules

Matalan

My 1st Years

The Range

Vanilla Underground

 

BEST OVERSEAS RETAILER

Aldi

H&M

Pull & Bear

Uniqlo

Urban Outfitters

Zara

BEST LICENSED RETAIL MARKETING INITIATIVE

Greggs Campaign with Primark 

Natural History Museum’s Making History Together with Dunelm

Peppa Pig Earth Day Campaign with Brand Threads

Peppa Pig Plant with Peppa Campaign with George@Asda

Peppa Pig #PlantWithPeppa Campaign with Character.com

Pokémon’s 25th Anniversary Campaign with Selfridges

Pokémon x Charli Cohen Electric/City Brandiverse with Selfridges

Thomas & Friends Sensory Friendly Range Campaign with Character.com

 

BEST LICENSED PROMOTIONS CAMPAIGN

Godzilla x Heddon Yokocho Promotion from Toho International

Pokémon x Batchelors Super Noodles Campaign from Batchelors

Minions x Brioche Pasquier Campaign from Brioche Pasquier (Agency: Once Upon A Time)

Peppa Pig’s Summer of Sport Partnership with Team GB

Snoopy, A Dog’s Trail with Dogs Trust

Thomas & Friends’ Stop, Look and Listen Campaign with Network Rail

The Very Hungry Caterpillar Meal Box Campaign with Deliveroo

 

BEST LICENSED LIVE EVENT

DC Universe Immersive Restaurant Experience at The Monarch Theatre from Wonderland Restaurants

Doctor Who:  Time Fracture Immersive Event from Immersive Everywhere

The Gruffalo Discovery Land at Twycross Zoo from Twycross Zoo

Monopoly Lifesized Immersive Experience from Gamepath

Peppa Pig’s Best Day Ever Theatrical Show from Fierylight

Peter Rabbit: Explore and Play Visitor Attraction in Blackpool from Merlin Entertainments

Shaun the Sheep: Championsheeps Immersive Experience from Electric Gamebox

The Very Hungry Caterpillar Story Trail at Kew Gardens and Wakehurst Place from Kew Gardens

Zog Playland at Warwick Castle from Merlin Entertainments

BEST LICENSED TOYS OR GAMES RANGE

Among Us Toy Range from Toikido

Bluey Play-sets from Moose Toys

CoComelon Toys from Jazwares distributed by Bandai

Encanto Figurines and Play-sets from Jakks Pacific

Hasbro Outdoor Games from ToyTopic Group

Jurassic World Dominion Range from Mattel

Jurassic World Toomies Preschool Range from Tomy

PAW Patrol: The Movie Range from Spinmaster

Spidey & His Amazing Friends Vehicles and Plush from Jazwares

 

BEST LICENSED DRESS-UP OR PARTYWARE

Among Us Kids Inflatable Costume from YuMe Toys

Baby Shark Party, Balloon and Costume Range from Amscan International

Batman vs Joker Blazer from Opposuits

Bing Cutout Party Props from Star Cutouts

DC Comics Adaptive Costumes from Rubies Masquerade

Hey Duggee Dracula Dress-Up for George@Asda from Christy’s By Design

Julia Donaldson The Gruffalo and Other Stories Dress-Up Range for TU@ Sainsbury’s from Smiffys

Minecraft Creeper Costumes from Disguise

Peppa Pig Careers Set for TU@Sainsbury’s from Christy’s By Design

 

BEST LICENSED PRESCHOOL APPAREL OR ACCESSORIES RANGE (0-5 YEARS)

CoComelon Nightwear for Matalan from Aykroyd & Sons

Disney Baby Gift Box Range for Asda from Poetic Brands

Dumbo Personalised Babywear for My 1st Years from Dennicci

The Grinch Christmas Range from Cribstar

Mickey & Friends Collection from Primark

Peppa Pig #PlantWithPeppa Range for Character.com from Fashion UK

Peter Rabbit SS22 Collection for Nutmeg at Morrisons from Dennicci

Roald Dahl Collection for Very.com from Aykroyd & Sons

That’s Not My… Collection for George@Asda from Dennicci

 

BEST LICENSED CHILDREN’S APPAREL OR ACCESSORIES RANGE

Barbie Athleisure Collection from River Island

The Gruffalo Toddler Apparel Range from Joules

Harry Potter AW21 Kids Collection from Marks and Spencer

Harry Potter Unisex Range for Very.com from Cooneen by Design

L.O.L. OMG Range for George@Asda from Somerbond

Mickey & Friends from H&M

Peanuts Children’s Range from Marks and Spencer

Peppa Pig Ballerina Nightwear Range for Tesco from Misirli

Stranger Things Boys Range from Zara

 

BEST LICENSED ADULT APPAREL OR ACCESSORIES RANGE

Bridgerton Collection from Stradivarious

Care Bears Collection for ASOS from Bioworld International

Elmer the Patchwork Elephant Pride Range from TruffleShuffle

Matilda x Cath Kidston Collection from Cath Kidston

Peanuts Ladieswear Collection from Marks and Spencer

Minecraft x Lacoste Collection from Lacoste

Stranger Things Hawkins High Collection from Primark

Tetris Collection from Tikiboo

Wizard of Oz Collection from Irregular Choice

 

BEST LICENSED WRITTEN, LISTENING OR LEARNING RANGE

Aardman Colour It: Get Crafty from Signature Publishing

Bluey Book Range from Penguin Random House

CoComelon Book Range from Farshore, Harper Collins UK

LEGO DUPLO Audio Cards from Yoto

Numberblocks Number Fun from Trends UK

PAW Patrol Extra Magazine from Story House Egmont

Thomas the Tank Engine Tonie from Tonies

Warhammer 40,000: Sisters of Battle Paperback from Marvel Comics

The World of Beatrix Potter/Peter Rabbit Publishing Collection from Phidal Publishing

BEST LICENSED PAPER PRODUCTS OR STATIONERY RANGE

DC Comics Pride Collection from Cardology

Disney Princess Diversity and Inclusion Greeting Card Collection from Moonpig

Mr. Men and Little Miss Stationery Range for Paperchase from A2V

Nadiya Hussain Greeting Card Collection from Woodmansterne Publications

Squid Game Calendar, Diary and Card Range from Danilo Promotions

Unilever Food Brand Greeting Cards from Tache Cards

Warner Bros. Movies VHS Notebook Collection from Pyramid International

Wizarding World Stationery Collection from Primark

Xbox Stationery Collection from Blueprint Collections

 

BEST LICENSED GIFTWARE RANGE, HOME DÉCOR, TABLEWARE OR HOUSEWARES RANGE 

Beano Studios Leather Goods Range from Radley & Co

The Beatles Gifts and Accessories Advent Calendar from Eaglemoss

Meg Hawkins Gift and Homewares Collection from Widdop & Co

Minecraft Rest Easy Sleep Better Weighted Blanket from Character World Brands

One Piece Giftware from Abysse Corp

Paddington Home Range from The Art Group/Pyramid International

Star Wars Imperial Stormtrooper Cable Guy from Exquisite Gaming

Swizzels Love Hearts Gifting Range from Posh Paws

Winnie the Pooh Bath and Body Collection from Mad Beauty

Wizarding World Christmas Décor Range from Primark

 

BEST LICENSED FOOD OR DRINK RANGE

BT21 Tasty Universe from Artbox Cafe

Friends Central Perk Hot Beverage Range from Caffeluxe

Heinz Range from Kimm & Miller

Hey Duggee Home Baking Kits from Fiddes Payne

Minions Squashies from Swizzels Matlow

Natural History Museum Collection from Crème D’Or

The Open Shortbread Collection from Dean’s of Huntly

Peanuts Waffles from Bubblewrap

Scooby-Doo Pet Food Range for B&M from Fred & Ginger

 

THE INNOVATION AWARD

Bullseye Augmented Reality Darts Game from Home Leisure Direct

Disney Princess Carriage Adaptive Wheelchair Cover from Disguise

Crayola Colour Mix Bath Bombs from H&A

Jurassic World Real FX Baby Blue from Wow! Stuff

Super Mario 64 Question Mark Block from LEGO

Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles Swim Float from Turtle Pack

Tetris Tetrimino Waffle Maker from Fizz Creations

Thomas and Friends Sensory Friendly Range from Character.com

Thomas & Friends Interactive Tableware from Munchy Play

 

BEST SUSTAINABLE LICENSED PRODUCT

Animal Planet Magazine from DC Thomson Media

DC Superheroes Sustainable Costumes from Amscan

The Gruffalo and Friends Sustaina Box from Wow! Stuff

Natural History Museum Homewares Collection from Dunelm

Original Stormtrooper Coffee from The Galactic Empire

Peppa Pig Plant with Peppa Collection for George@Asda

PlayStation Coverless Carefree Bedding from Character World Brands

Shaun The Sheep Eco-Friendly Play-set from Playpress

Van Gogh Museum Sunflower Pop Perfume from Floral Street Fragrances

BEST PRESCHOOL LICENSED PROPERTY (AGE GROUP 0-5)

Bing

Bluey

CoComelon

The Gruffalo

Hey Duggee

PAW Patrol

Peppa Pig

Peter Rabbit

Thomas & Friends

The Very Hungry Caterpillar

 

BEST CHILDREN’S OR TWEEN LICENSED PROPERTY (AGE GROUP 5-12)

Barbie

The Batman

Emoji

Jurassic World

LEGO

L.O.L. Surprise!

Marvel Universe

Miraculous

NERF

Wizarding World

 

BEST TEEN OR ADULT LICENSED PROPERTY

Barbie

Care Bears

Friends

How The Grinch Stole Christmas

Peaky Blinders

Peanuts

SpongeBob SquarePants

Stranger Things

Wizarding World

 

BEST GAMING LICENSED PROPERTY

Among Us

Call of Duty

Fortnite

Minecraft

Pokémon

Roblox

Sonic the Hedgehog

Super Mario Bros

Tetris

Warhammer

Xbox

 

BEST FILM LICENSED PROPERTY

The Batman

Encanto 

L.O.L. Surprise!: The Movie

My Little Pony: A New Generation

PAW Patrol: The Movie

Sonic the Hedgehog 2

Space Jam: A New Legacy

Spider-Man: No Way Home

Top Gun: Maverick 

 

BEST MUSIC OR CELEBRITY LICENSED PROPERTY

The Beatles

Billie Eilish

Billie Faiers

BTS

Frankie Bridge

Grateful Dead

Mrs Hinch

The Rolling Stones

 

BEST SPORTS LICENSED PROPERTY

Arsenal Football Club

The Football Association

Formula 1

Liverpool Football Club

Manchester City Football Club

Manchester United Football Club

NBA

NFL

NFL Players Association

Paris Saint-Germain F.C.

Tottenham Hotspur Football Club

West Ham United Football Club

 

THE CLASSIC LICENSED PROPERTY AWARD

In the Night Garden

Paddington

Peanuts

Me to You

Minnie Mouse

Moomin

Mr. Men and Little Miss

The Roald Dahl Story Company

Sesame Street

Teletubbies

Wallace & Gromit

Winnie the Pooh

 

WHAT KIDS LOVE AWARD

TBC

 

HONORARY ACHIEVEMENT AWARD

There are no finalists announced for this prestigious award. It will be given to someone in recognition of their contribution to the industry.

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