SANTA MONICA, Calif., Dec. 13, 2018 /PRNewswire/ -- License Global magazine, the licensing industry's thought leader, today released its 2018 "The Influentials" report, which recognizes the achievements of licensing executives and professionals who drive innovation. This year, License Global honors 40 Under 40, with honorees hailing from globally-respected companies including BBC, CAA/GBG, Gameloft, Grumpy Cat, IMG, Netflix, Paramount Pictures, Taste Beauty, Warner Music Company and WWE, among others. To read the full 40 Under 40 feature, please visit here.
"The bold risk-takers and novel minds on 'The Influentials' report this year are the next generation of business executives that will drive future strategies and innovation," said Amanda Cioletti, Content Director, License Global. "They will shape the landscape for years to come; they are our next board members, presidents and CEOs. We are proud to chronicle this year's 'Influentials' and look forward to the ways in which they will continue to build, not only the licensed consumer product industry, but business as a whole."
This year's 40 Under 40 honorees were nominated by their peers in the licensing industry, followed by strict vetting and evaluation by License Global magazine's editorial team to select the final winners.
The 40 Under 40 honorees on "The Influentials" list include:
Many of the companies represented on "The Influentials" report are also exhibitors at one or several of Global Licensing Group at UBM events, which includes Licensing Expo, the world's largest tradeshow dedicated to brand licensing, taking place June 4 – 5, 2019 in Las Vegas.
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About License Global
License Global magazine, published by the Global Licensing Group at UBM, is the leading news source for the brand licensing industry, delivering award-winning editorial content including news, trends, analysis and special reports about the global consumer product and retail marketplace. Through its print edition, website, daily e-newsletter and event publications, License Global reaches more than 150,000 executives and professionals in all major markets. The magazine also serves as the official publication for the sector's trade events, which include Licensing Expo, Brand Licensing Europe, Licensing Expo Japan, Licensing Expo China and the NYC Licensing Summit.
About Global Licensing Group
The Global Licensing Group at UBM is the licensing industry's leading tradeshow organizer and media partner. Its mission is to provide licensing opportunities around the world by bringing brands and products together. The following events and information products are produced for the licensing industry by the Global Licensing Group at UBM: Licensing Expo, Brand Licensing Europe, Licensing Expo Japan, Licensing Expo China, NYC Licensing Summit, License Global magazine and License Global Daily E-News. Global Licensing Group events are sponsored by the International Licensing Industry Merchandisers' Association (LIMA).
The Global Licensing Group is organized by UBM, which in June 2018 combined with Informa PLC to become a leading B2B information services group and the largest B2B Events organizer in the world. To learn more and for the latest news and information, visit www.ubm.com and www.informa.com.
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