Licensing Awards finalists revealed

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The finalists have been revealed in three categories for The Licensing Awards 2012.

Shortlisted companies have been announced in the Product, Retail and Marketing Communication awards. The finalists in the Property category wil be unveiled at the end of July.

This year's event will take place on September 11th in The Great Room at London's Grosvenor House Hotel. Over 1,300 retailers, licensees, licensors and industry suppliers are expected to attend.

Read on to find out if your company has been nominated:

Product Awards

Best Licensed Toys or Games Range

Batman Toy Range (Mattel)
Deadly 60 Toy Range (Character Options)
Dear Zoo Plush (Aurora World)
DC Universe Superheroes Range (Lego)
Hello Kitty Toy Range (HTI)
Moshi Monsters Toy Range (Vivid)

Best Licensed Dress-up or Partyware Range

Hello Kitty AirWalkers (Amscan)
Marvel Avengers Muscle Chest Collection (Rubie's)
Marvel Superheroes Dress-up for George @ Asda (Christys by Design)
Moshi Monsters Partyware (Gemma International)
Rainbow Adult Dress-up (Smiffy's)
The Gruffalo Dress-up (VMC)

Best Licensed Pre-school Apparel Range (0-5 years)

Hello Kitty Range for Babies R Us (Casa Chicos)
Humphrey’s Corner Sketchbook Girls Clothing (Scribbles Studio)
Iggle Piggle Nightwear Range for Bhs (Aykroyds)
Peppa Pig Collection for Asda (Blues Clothing)
The Gruffalo Collection for TU Sainsbury’s (Brecrest)
Winnie the Pooh Heritage Range (M&S)

Best Licensed Children’s Apparel Range (5-16 years)

Angry Birds T Shirt Range for Next (Fashion UK)
Me to You Range for Asda (Blues Clothing)
Moshi Monsters Range for Bhs and Matalan (Somerbond)
Sesame Street Range (M&S)
Star Wars Range for TU Sainsbury’s (TV Mania)
Where’s Wally? Range (Smith & Brooks)

Best Licensed Adult Apparel Range

Celebrity Juice T Shirt Collection (Knitmania)
DC Superheroes Boxed Boxer Shorts (Diesel)
My Little Pony Range (Truffleshuffle)
Only Fools & Horses Del Boy Bathrobe (Groovy UK)
Star Wars T Shirts for Tesco (Brand Alliance)
The Only Way Is Essex (TOWIE) Underwear and Nightwear (Somerbond)

Best Written, Listening or Learning Range

Harry Potter Page To Screen (Titan Books)
LEGO Ideas Book (Dorling Kindersley)
London 2012 Official Guide to London Collection (Time Out Guides)
Moshi Monsters Range (Penguin)
Octonauts Book Range (Simon & Schuster)
Peppa Pig Fun Phonics Collection (InspirationWorks)

Best Licensed Paper Products or Stationery Range

Hello Kitty Liberty Art Fabrics Stationery (Blueprint Collections)
LIFE Greeting Cards (The Art Group)
Me to You Stickers and Decoupage Sets (Design Objectives)
One Direction Greeting Cards And Calendar Range (Danilo Promotions)
Scrabble Greeting Card Range (UK Greetings)
Simon’s Cat Calendar and Stationery Range (Portico Designs)

Best Licensed Giftware Range

Dear Zoo Gift Collection (Enesco)
Gorjuss Dolls Collection (Aurora World)
Hello Kitty Liberty Art Fabrics Collection (Boots)
Orla Kiely Garden Range (Wild & Wolf)
The Gruffalo Toiletries Collection (Sapona)
The Only Way Is Essex (TOWIE) Collection (FB Beauty)

Best Licensed Home Décor, Tableware or Housewares Range

Batman Children’s Furniture (Character World)
Hello Kitty Liberty Art Fabrics Bedding (Ashley Wilde)
MasterChef Cookware Range (The Cookware Company)
Moshi Monsters Beanbags (Wow Beanbags)
Rubik’s Cube Furniture (Surface Tension)
Wallace & Gromit Electricals (Swan Products)

Best Licensed Food or Drink Range

Airfix Celebration Cake (Greencore Cakes & Desserts)
Cadbury’s Crème Egg Ice Cream Range (Fredericks Dairies)
Levi Roots Food Range (Kimm & Miller)
Pizza Express Food Range (Kimm & Miller)
Spider-Man II Cake (Finsbury Food Group)
Tango Frozen Drink and Confectionery Range (Rose Marketing)

Best Licensed Brand Range

Cosmopolitan Hair Electricals for Argos (MPL Home)
Monopoly Collection (Gift Republic)
Moss #7 Luggage Collection (Caracalla)
Pele Sports Range (P-Sports)
Robinsons Confectionery Range (Monty Bojangles)
Team GB Trunki (Magmatic)

The Innovation Award

Doctor Who Tardis Computer (Scan International)
Jelly Belly Scented Phone Cases (Infinity Entertainment)
London 2012 Scalextric Velodrome Racing Set (Hornby Hobbies)
London Underground Tube Tent (The Monster Factory)
Morph ‘Animate It’ (Cheatwell Games)
The Muppets Augmented Reality T Shirt Range (George@Asda)

Best Licensed Marketing Communication Award Finalists

Gnashional Trust for The National Trust (DC Thomson)
Humphrey’s PJ Week for The Children’s Trust Hospital (Scribbles Studio)
Peppa Pig Bubbles Of Fun for E45 Junior (eOne)
Go Potty For Peppa with Tommy’s for Asda (eOne)
Roobarb and Custard Meet the PDSA (Bulldog Licensing)

The Retailer Award Finalists

Best Retailer of Pre-school Licensed Products (0-5 years)

Asda (includes George@Asda)
John Lewis
Sainsbury’s (includes TU Clothing)
Toys R Us (includes Babies R Us)

Best Retailer of Kids Licensed Products (5-16 years)

Asda (includes George@Asda)
Claire’s Accessories
Sainsbury’s (includes TU Clothing)
The Entertainer

Best Retailer of Licensed Brands Products

John Lewis
Sainsbury’s (includes TU Clothing)

Best Direct Selling Retailer of Licensed Products

Argos online
Littlewoods/Shop Direct

Tickets for The Licensing Awards are available from Createvents on 01252 781178 or emal

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