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Look Who's Booked: Licensing Expo Japan Confirms Exhibitors and Brands for 2017

SANTA MONICA, Calif., Nov. 15, 2016 /PRNewswire/ -- UBM, organizers of Licensing Expo Japan, is pleased to announce its initial lineup of exhibitors for its inaugural tradeshow in 2017. Sponsored by the International Licensing Industry Merchandisers' Association (LIMA), and co-located with IFF MAGIC, the tradeshow will take place April 26-28, 2017, at Tokyo Big Sight.

Licensing Expo Japan 2017

Brands that will be represented at the 2017 show include Angel Blue, Atelier LZC, Candy Crush Saga, Cherokee Global Brands, Chevrolet, Cleto Reyes, Corvette, Cynthia Rowley, DAISY LOVERS, Everyday California, Fear of The Walking Dead, FIG&VIPER, Five Nights at Freddy's, Haori, Hi!myZOO, Hummer, K-Factory, Keith Haring, Live Nation Merchandise, Lovers House, Macho Dragon, Mini-K, Modern Capsule, Super Lovers, Tony Hawk and The Walking Dead.

With many new exhibitors joining every week, these are just a few of the many hundreds of exciting brands that will be showcased in April. In addition to top tier exhibitors, the 2017 show debuts an expansive education program hosted by LIMA.

Exhibitors in the 2017 lineup include Ingram, Gaia, PERSON'S DESIGN STUDIO, Futaba, Crown Creative, itochu fashion system, G-angle, Capsubeans, Kinton Japan, MAUI and Sons and Le Cordon Bleu Tokyo.

Jessica Blue, Senior Vice President, Licensing, UBM: "The response to the launch of Licensing Expo Japan has been phenomenal. I would like to thank the industry for their support and commitment to making this much-needed event a reflection of the important and dynamic licensing industry in Japan."

Licensing Expo Japan is brought to you by UBM, the organizers of Licensing Expo, Brand Licensing Europe, Licensing Expo China and the NYC Licensing Summit and the publishers of License Global Magazine.

For more information about the 2017 Expo including upcoming events and highlights, please visit

About UBM's Global Licensing Group (
The Global Licensing Group at UBM is the global licensing industry's leading tradeshow organizer and media partner. Its mission is to provide opportunities around the world to bring brands and products together to explore and cement licensing partnerships. The following events and information products are produced for the licensing industry by the Global Licensing Group: Licensing Expo (May 23-25, 2017), Brand Licensing Europe (October 10-12, 2017), Licensing Expo Japan (April 28-30, 2017), Licensing Expo China (July 18-20, 2017), NYC Summit (March 2-3, 2017), License Global magazine, License Global Daily E-news and License TV. 

About UBM Americas 
UBM Americas, a part of UBM plc, is the largest business-to-business events and trade show organizer in the U.S. Through a range of aligned interactive physical and digital environments, UBM Americas increases business effectiveness for both customers and audiences by cultivating meaningful experiences, knowledge and connections. UBM Americas has offices spanning North and South America, and serves a variety of specialist industries with dedicated events and marketing services covering everything from fashion, tech and life sciences to advanced manufacturing, cruise shipping, specialty chemicals, powersports and automotive, concrete, hospitality, cargo transportation and more. For more information, visit:

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