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Experiential production outfit Gamepath will mark UK launch with immersive Monopoly deal

Gamepath, a new company dedicated to developing and staging experiential and live gameplay productions in partnership with leading global entertainment brands has launched into the UK. The new outfit will make its UK debut with the launch of an immersive Monopoly experience in collaboration with Hasbro. Further details of inaugural …

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Brand Licensing Europe 2020 to be all-virtual event called Festival of Licensing

Brand Licensing Europe will not be taking place in its physical form this year, but has transitioned to an all-virtual, four-week long global event called Festival of Licensing. Running from October 6th to 29th this year, the large scale virtual gathering promises to be ‘the most inclusive global licensing event …

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Top Drawer confirms virtual event for 2020 as UK gov plans to ease restrictions in October

The UK lifestyle trade show, Top Drawer – a destination for brands across home, gift, craft, fashion, and greetings – as confirmed that this year’s event will be held virtually, a step taken in light of the current coronavirus pandemic. The move follows the UK government’s announcement that it will …

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Intellivsion CEO joins Comic-Con@Home panel to talk the future of family gaming

Intellivision CEO, Tommy Tallarico will be taking centre stage at this year’s San Diego Comic-Con@Home event, alongside a cast of experts in the technology and family gaming space, to discuss just how emerging new tech will shape the future of entertainment. Intellivision is recognised as a pioneer in the videogaming …

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Licensing International heralds its German event, Day of Licensing a virtual success

Licensing International has heralded its Day of Licensing – its premier German licensing event usually held in Cologne – as a virtual success, having transposed the conference to an online only event last week. Over 600 registered visitors attended the virtual show – a change of pace from its usual …

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WildBrain CPLG to build lifestyle licensing programme for The Metropolitan Museum of Art

The entertainment, sport and brand licensing agency, WildBrain CPLG, has signed a deal with The Metropolitan Museum of Art to exclusively represent the iconic New York institution as it looks to build out a licensing programme across EMEA. Housing it under its Lifestyle division, WildBrain CPLG will assemble a licensing …

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ToyAid raises over £140,000 for Global’s Make Some Noise covid-19 charity campaign

Toy Aid, the charitable initiative set up by KidsKnowBest’s Joel Silverman and Wow! Stuff’s Richard North, has revealed the total money raised as part of Global’s Make Some Noise charity campaign to be an impressive £143,075. The Toy Aid movement’s aim was to raise money for charities that support disadvantaged …

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Hyve confirms – Autumn Fair 2020 is cancelled

Hyve, the organising team behind Autumn Fair, has confirmed the cancellation of this year’s home and gift retail industry show. The announcement arrives following speculation that the show was to be called off owing to the ongoing situation surrounding the coronavirus pandemic and the social distancing measures and laws around …

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Cityneon picks up multi-year licensing rights for James Cameron’s Avatar touring exhibition

Victory Hill Exhibitions, a subsidiary of Cityneon Holdings, has picked up the multi-year licensing rights for a global touring exhibition based on James Cameron’s blockbuster film Avatar. Cityneon will work closely with Disney Location-Based Experiences and James Cameron and Jon Landau’s Lightstorm Entertainment on the venture. With Avatar set to …

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A new Judge Dredd immersive experience is coming from the team that brought us Crystal Maze Live

Little Lion Entertainment, the team that set a new tone for the immersive experiential concept when it launched the Crystal Maze Live Experiences is back with a sci-fi adventure based on the iconic Judge Dredd IP. Four years on from the debut of the Crystal Maze project, Little Lion is …

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