LIMA UK has detailed its new UK Rising Star Award, designed to recognise and champion excellence among upcoming junior licensing industry professionals.
The winner of the award will receive a one year mentorship from LIMA UK’s managing director, Kelvyn Gardner.
LIMA will be holding the event at its annual Young Professionals Network party, taking place this year at the Mind Candy offices in East London on Thursday, July 24th.
The event, sponsored by Dependable Solutions, sees LIMA invite nomintations from senior licensing professionals. Nomionations will be accepted until Friday, July 18th.
Nominees must have between one and seven years of licensing experience, demonstrate a commitment to the UK licensing industry, as well as innovation, initiative and leadership in their careers.
The Rising Stars Award will be presented by former LIMA board member Bettina Koeckler, SVP, EMEA, Fox Filmed Entertainment 20th Century Fox and LIMA board member and Chief Business Development Officer at Mind Candy – Darran Garnham.
Kelvyn Gardner LIMA UK MD, commented: “This event looks set to be a great evening for young professionals, and I look forward with great anticipation to working with our first UK rising star, who, I’m sure, will offer this old dog some new tricks to balance whatever assistance I can offer to them.”
Ticket Price will be £10 entry per person – (nomination for the award is free) with drinks included on the night.