LICENSING INTERNATIONAL EXCELLENCE AWARDS CRITERIA

The annual Licensing International Excellence Awards recognize the licensing industry’s highest levels of achievement. To be considered for nomination in the various categories, you must use this  online submission portal. Each company must strictly adhere to the entry guidelines and criteria detailed below. Companies from around the world are invited to enter into all of the awards categories. All entries must be submitted in English.

Submissions are $100 for Licensing International Members, and $175 for non-members. Be sure to enter the Discount Code and your Member-Company number to activate the code!  Members will receive an email with their personalized  company information. CLICK HERE to find out How-To find your Member-Company Number.

All entries must be received by 11:59PM February 4, 2022

PREPARING YOUR ENTRY

 The following are eligible for entry: 

– Licensors / Licensing Agents

 – Manufacturers / Licensees

– Retailers that sell licensed product 

– Promotions that utilized licensed properties and/or licensed product

 – Locations or events that utilized licensed properties

Brand or product must have had bona fide retail distribution between January 2021 through January 2022. Entry into multiple categories is permitted. The deadline for receipt of submissions is February 4, 2022. Entries received after this date will not be eligible for consideration. 

In order to be considered:

In order to be considered: You must use the online submission system. Hard copies, faxes and e-mail submissions will not be accepted 

Awards criteria includes:

– Creativity, Originality, and Innovation – What was special about the brand, product, or promotion?
– How was the product, brand, or promotion received in the marketplace in terms of placement, sell-through or achievement of other goals?

Note: You should include only the most important and relevant information that will support your nomination. The inclusion of retail sales dollars and number of doors are very helpful to the global panel of judges when considering your entry. 

Your submission will be used for the member-vote should you become one of our finalists. Licensing International may also use parts of your Qualification Statement for editorial and communications around the awards.

Provide up to FIVE (5) high-resolution (300 dpi) digital images of your brand or product in one of the following formats: PNG, JPEG, TIFF, or EPS, sized max 1024px by 1024px.  If your entry appears on the ballot, Licensing International may use one or more of these images during Finalist Week  and for the the Awards Ceremony (Licensing International reserves the right to make this selection). Your submission WILL NOT be considered without at least one image.

You have the option to include a link to a video. The decision as to whether or not to include the video link with the ballot is at the sole discretion of Licensing International.

Submissions are $100 for Licensing International Members, and $175 for non-members. Be sure to enter the Discount Code and your Member-Company number to activate the code!  Members will receive an email with their personalized  company information.

All entries must be submitted by 11:59PM February 4, 2022

CATEGORIES & JUDGING

A panel of international licensing experts will review and score each entry. Up to six entrants per category will be placed on the ballot. A separate entry must be submitted for each category you wish to enter. 

CATEGORIES

CLICK HERE to see the full slate of categories and descriptions. 

 

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