TOKYO--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Reed Exhibitions Japan:
A record number of 220 exhibitors to gather
Japan is the No. 1 market in Asia and the second largest in the world for licensed products. LICENSING JAPAN is therefore recognised as the best platform for not only breaking into the attractive Japanese market but also seeking out a whole range of characters and brands. This year, the show is expected to welcome a record number of 220 exhibitors and 38,000* visitors from all over the world including manufacturers, retailers, media, licensing agents, etc. The exhibitors include companies from the U.K., France, Italy, Mexico, South Korea, China, Taiwan, Hong Kong, Thailand and others.
Huge range of properties
In addition to major Japanese characters such as GODZILLA, DETECTIVE CONAN, Rilakkuma, HANAKAPPA, Kanahei's Small Animals, MONCHHICHI, and Peko, the show will also showcase popular characters with global appeal such as THE POWERPUFF GIRLS, the Smurfs, Where's Wally?, The Snowman, GHOSTBUSTERS, and RODY. Among the numerous brands that will also be presented are NISSAN, Japan Airlines, ROVER, HERSHEY's, Laura Ashley, AUTOMOBILI LAMBORGHINI, and JEEP.
This year, a special zone featuring a wide range of art & design properties will be launched. Exhibitors including the National Gallery (UK), ITOCHU FASHION SYSTEM, Art Vivant, Gallery Aya, etc. will showcase the works of Van Gogh, Monet, Keith Haring, Jean-Michel Basquiat, Christian Riese Lassen, Tachibana Tenkei and other works by individual designers/artists.
Special presentation by Mr. Charles M. Riotto, president & CEO of LIMA
Mr. Charles M. Riotto, president & CEO of LIMA (International Licensing Industry Merchandisers’ Association) will discuss global trends in the licensing industry. These and other programs as well as exhibits on offer make LICENSING JAPAN a core event for the Japanese licensing community.
1,530 exhibitors will get together at CONTENT TOKYO 2016
LICENSING JAPAN is a part of CONTENT TOKYO, Japan’s largest comprehensive B2B trade show for content business.
You can apply online for free exhibition tickets to LICENSING JAPAN and CONTENT TOKYO at: http://www.licensing-japan.jp/en/inv/
* The visitor number includes concurrent fairs under the CONTENT TOKYO.