THE FUTURE OF LICENSING

The Rising Stars award recognizes the next generation of leaders in the licensing business, those who show true tenacity and have impacted their companies and the industry right from the start. Every year Rising Stars are nominated from across the international licensing community, and the winners are honored at the Licensing International Excellence Awards Ceremony.

RISING STAR WINNERS 2018

Rising Stars Winners 2018

Mariana Orvañanos M
la Panadería Licensing & Marketing

Mariana started her career in the licensing industry in 2013 when she joined Televisa Consumer Produ...
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Nick Manzo
Seltzer Licensing

Nick Manzo is an Account Director at Seltzer Licensing Group and works with some of the world’s la...
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Leon Maratchi
Cartoon Network

Leon Maratchi began his career in licensing as an intern for Cartoon Network Enterprises (CNE) in 20...
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Peter Cross
Broad Street Licensing Group

Peter Cross began his career in the licensing industry after several years in the world of Public Re...
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Mimi Nicosia
CPG, Nickelodeon

Mimi Nicosia is the Senior Manager for Nickelodeon’s Consumer Packaged Goods, covering Health & Be...
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Mandy Bardisbanian
Hot Topic

Mandy Bardisbanian has been with Hot Topic for 6 years, serving as Beauty Buyer since 2016. Mandy sp...
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Meghan Mernin
Epic Rights

Meghan Mernin is the Director of Licensing at Epic Rights, a leading licensing and brand management...
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Sally Russell
Frank Lloyd Wright Foundation

Sally started working in Licensing at the Frank Lloyd Wright Foundation as an Administrative Assista...
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Fernanda Coutinho
Beanstalk

Fernanda Coutinho is an international Marketing and  Licensing executive with knowledge of many ind...
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Danielle Tanton
DHX Brands

Since January 2016, Danielle has been responsible for developing DHX Brands’ live events and attra...
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NOMINATE A RISING STAR

Qualifications to be a Rising Star include:

  • 35 years old and under
  • Minimum three to maximum seven years of experience in licensing
  • Demonstrates a commitment to and passion for the licensing industry
  • Seeks additional professional development opportunities to improve skills
  • Has shown innovation in their work
  • Demonstrates leadership capabilities

THE 2020 NOMINATION PERIOD IS NOW OPEN, SUBMIT YOUR RISING STAR NOW! DEADLINE TO SUBMIT IS MARCH 23rd.

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