There are a number of other categories for The Licensing Awards 2024 which you can enter.
- UK Rising Stars Award – licensors, licensees and retailers can download a form to nominate a young professional.
- Best Licensed Live Event – this category can only be entered online.
- Best Licensed Promotions Campaign – this can only be entered online.
- Honorary Achievement Award – nominations are sought online from all involved in the industry.
- The Sustainability Award - this product category can only be entered online.
- Best Licensed Retail Marketing Initiative – this can only be entered online.
The deadline for entries is Thursday 30 May 2024.
The Licensing Awards are free to enter...click on the relevant button below and follow the instructions
For all Licensing Awards categories entered online you will need to register and create a password. Once you have done this it will mean that you will be able to save your submission progress as well as go back and edit an entry right up until the deadline.
Click on the relevant category box below and begin your entry. (If you haven’t registered with a password already it will ask you to do this).
UK RISING STAR AWARD
Open to: This is a Licensing International UK award. The Award is designed to recognise excellence among junior industry professionals in the United Kingdom, under the age of 35. Nominees are sought from the licensing industry
BEST LICENSED RETAIL MARKETING INITIATIVE
Open to: This award is for the most creative and effective marketing campaign run in a UK retailer to support a licensed brand or range of licensed products or individual product. The campaign could cover any kind of marketing communication, including all forms of advertising and PR, or any in-store initiative or activation for any licensed brand or licensed product or range of products being sold through a UK retailer - either online or bricks and mortar. The campaign must have appeared in the UK market during the period 1 June 2023 – 31 May 2024. It could have been part of a broader European campaign, but it is the execution on the UK market that is to be judged.
BEST LICENSED PROMOTIONS CAMPAIGN
Open to: This Award will be presented to the most creative and effective use of a licence in the promotion of ANOTHER brand or service.The campaign can cover any kind of promotional communication including TV advertising, poster campaign, on pack promotion or sponsorship for any product or service related to a brand other than the licensed property itself. It can cover the promotion of a charity. To qualify for inclusion the licence involved MUST be promoting the use of another product or service. Campaigns that promoting a range of licenced goods within a retail outlet should be entered into the retail awards section.The campaign must have appeared in the UK market during the period 1 June 2023 - 31 May 2024. It could have been part of a broader European campaign, but it is the execution in the UK market that is judged.
BEST LICENSED LIVE EVENT
Open to: This award is for a licensed live event is where the public needs to pay to participate, either by paying to enter a venue where the licensed event takes place or to participate directly in the licensed event itself. This includes theatrical shows and events, fairground rides or events within paid for experiences (for example - a licensed area within a theme park). 'Free-to-consumer' experiential marketing events should be entered into the Promotional Marketing award. To qualify the live event needs to have been launched/taken place (it must be a new live event or an update to an existing live event) between 1 June 2023 and May 31 2024.
THE HONORARY ACHIEVEMENT AWARD
Open to: This special award is given to someone who has contributed greatly to the licensing industry.
THE SUSTAINABILITY AWARD
Open to: This special product award is for one licensed item or range of any discipline and will recognise and reward the credentials of a licensed product/range on a sustainability front. The products had to be launched into UK retail between 1 June 2023 and 31 May 2024.
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