International Licensing Organization announces finalists for the 2022 Excellence Awards – Licensing.biz

Licensing International is proud to announce the full list of finalists for the prestigious International Licensing Excellence Awards, dedicated to recognizing outstanding achievements and innovation in the licensing industry worldwide.

This year’s Awards for Excellence feature 165 finalists from 20 countries in 25 categories. More than 150 judges from 21 countries selected this year’s finalists from among nearly 800 submissions.

International Licensed Members can vote for the winners starting Monday, April 11th. Each member company will receive one ballot paper to vote in all 25 categories, and voting will end on Friday, April 22nd.

The winners will be announced during the International Licensing Excellence Awards Gala at the Licensing Show in Las Vegas. The party will take place on Monday, May 23 at 5:30 PM PT at The LIGHT Vegas Nightclub. The Licensing Fair will be held from May 24-26 at the Mandalay Bay Convention Center.

More information on all finalists is available online. Finalists were submitted by Alifish, Inspirit Designs, Jazwares, and International Accelerator Licensing Program participants, including Bedrock Holdings, Holy Joe, LIBREX, Park Star Media and Somos Arte.

The full list of nominees can be found online here or found below.

Best Licensing Product – An apparel or accessory for a corporate brand

  • The Kingdom of High Fashion – Streets Jewelery
  • Don’t Call Me Jennifer – Chupa Chups Collection
  • Mad Engine Global – McDonald’s line of clothing and accessories
  • Puma – BMW M Motorsport Line
  • Reebok Jelly Belly shoes
  • Rebel Junction – Keith Haring Clothes

Best Licensed Product – Apparel or Accessory to Entertainment Property

  • Black Milk – The Legend of Zelda Collection
  • Eastpack Peanut Backpacks
  • OnePlus – Harry Potter Smart Watch
  • Pair of glasses – Sesame Street glasses for kids
  • Persol – La Casa de Papel Mugs
  • Zara – Barbie Collection 1959
  • Zara – Playmobil line

Best Licensed Product – Appliances, Electronics & Home Appliances for an Institutional Brand

  • Arcade1 Up, Tastemakers – Instant Home Polaroid Photo Booth
  • Brizzo – Frank Lloyd Wright Bath Hardware
  • Coffee Cup – Van Gogh Reusable Coffee Cup
  • Fizz Creations – Tetris Wafflemaker
  • Fizz Creations – Tetrix x Samsung Fridge Storage Stackers
  • QuietKat – Pocket E-Bike
  • Ukonic – Xbox Refrigerator

Best Licensed Product – Entertainment Appliances, Electronics & Home Appliances Property

  • Bombbox – Jimi Hendrix Bombbox
  • Gramercy Products – Nerf Toys for Dogs
  • Guild Guitars – Bob Marley Acoustic Guitar
  • Half Moon Bay Peaky Blinders Mugs
  • Just Funky – Naruto Shippoden Kitchen Gadgets
  • Stern Pinball – Godzilla Pinball Machine
  • Tony’s – Sesame Street Tony’s Box

Best Licensed Product – Digital: Apps, Software, Video Games, NFTs

  • Lockwood Publishing – The Voice of Avakin
  • Next Games – Stranger Things Puzzle Tales for Mobile
  • Story Toys Ltd – LEGO Duplo Marvel app
  • Tafi – Coca-Cola Friendship Box and NFT Set
  • VeVe – Back to the Future DeLorean NFT
  • Virtual Brand Group – Forever 21 Shopcity on Roblox

Best Licensed Product – Company Brand Food or Drink

  • G FUEL – Tetris Energy Drink
  • Häagen-Dazs Louvre Moon Cake Ice Cream
  • Kellogg’s – Hershey’s Cereal
  • Kraft Heinz – Hershey Clashes
  • Namyang Dairy Products – Chupa Chups Fizzy Drinks
  • Natür Food Ventures. Tetris x Powerbeärs Gummy Snacks
  • Stewart Projects – Hard Rock Hard Seltzer

Best Licensed Product – Food or Drink for Recreational Drug

  • Awfully Chocolate – Harry Potter Mooncake
  • Beverage Pipeline Company – Hell’s Seltzer by Gordon Ramsay
  • Kennerton Sweets – Harry Potter Chocolate
  • Krispy Kreme Japan – Minions Donuts
  • Le Comptoir de Mathilde – Harry Potter Chocolate
  • Megaplex Godzilla vs. Megaplex Whey Protein Powder

Best Licensed Product – Health & Beauty Aid

  • Centric Beauty Crayola Baby Bath Set
  • Floral Street – Van Gogh Sunflower Pop Eau de Parfum
  • Gillette – Bugatti Razor
  • Hipdot – Proprietary Cosmetics, Play-Doh and Ouija
  • Mad Beauty – Friends soap dish and bathroom set
  • Mad Beauty – Winnie the Pooh Bath and Body Line
  • SK II / Procter and Gamble – Andy Warhol’s Skincare

Best Licensed Product – Home Decor

  • Paladone – Minecraft Building Block Light
  • Copenhagen Room – LEGO Wooden Home Decor
  • Shanghai eBay – Harry Potter Home Decor Collection
  • Skultuna – Moomin . Brass Statues
  • Walmart – Gap Home Line
  • Zara Home – DC Comics Homeware Collection

Best Licensing Product – Publishing & Social Expression

  • Eaglemoss – The Beatles’ Advent Calendar
  • Insights Publications – Jurassic World Pop-Up Book
  • RCS – Harry Potter Hogwarts Castle
  • So-Net Entertainment – National Palace Museum x Peanuts Stationery
  • The Carat Shop – Harry Potter Advent Calendar
  • Theory 11 – The Beatles Playing Cards
  • Yoto Limited – LEGO Duplo Sound Cards

Best Licensed Product – Toys, Games, Novelties (ages 0-8)

  • Clementoni – Harry Potter Terrarium Collection
  • Disguise – Batman and Batmobile Adaptive Costume
  • Dynacraft – Disney Princess Cinderella Stroller 24V
  • LEGO Disney’s Encanto Madrigal House
  • Mousse Toys – Blue Toy Ring
  • Spin Master – Batman Bat-Tec Batcav

Best Licensed Product – Games, Games, Novelties (ages 8+)

  • LEGO adidas superstar sneakers collection
  • LEGO – Home Alone Set
  • LEGO – Star Wars AT-AT
  • Robozen – Transformers Robot
  • XM Studios – Rare Batman Figurines
  • Zorro – 5 Surprising Small Brands

Best Licensed Brand – Animated Entertainment, Character, Game Brand

  • Barbie – Mattel
  • Bluey – BBC Studios
  • CoComelon – Moonbug Entertainment
  • Encanto – Disney
  • Spider-Man from Marvel – Disney
  • Minecraft – Microsoft
  • Miraculous: Tales of Ladybug and Cat Noir – ZAG
  • Peppa Pig – Hasbro

Best Licensed Brand – Corporate Brand

  • Arm & Hammer – Church & Dwight
  • BMW – BMW Group
  • Discovery – Discovery Inc.
  • Girl Scouts – Girl Scouts of the USA
  • Delicious – Buzzfeed Inc.
  • Transport for London – Transport for Trading Limited

Best Licensed Brand – Food, Beverage, Restaurant Brand

  • Coca-Cola, Hi-C, Sprite – The Coca-Cola Company
  • Hershey – The Hershey Company
  • Fruity & Cocoa Pebbles – Post Consumer Brands, Warner Bros
  • Corona – Constellation Marketing Services
  • Cheesecake Factory
  • Kool Aid – Kraft Heinz Company
  • Streets – Unilever Australia

Best Licensed Brand – Lifestyle: Art, Design, Celebrity, Fashion

  • AC / DC – Epic Rights & Perryscope Studios
  • Amy bar
  • Bob Marley
  • emoji The Iconic Brand – emoji GmbH
  • Grateful Dead – Warner Music Experience
  • My Gibbs – Northcote Society

Best Licensed Brand – Live Action Entertainment

  • Cobra Kai – Sony Pictures
  • Ghostbusters – Sony Pictures
  • Hot Food – First We Feed, Complex Grids, Buzzfeed
  • La Casa de Papel – Netflix
  • MasterChef – Bengai
  • Monster Jam – Field Entertainment
  • Space Jam: A New Legacy – Warner Bros.
  • Star Trek Universe – Paramount

Best Licensed Brand – Museum, Art, Design

  • Best Licensed Brand – Museum, Art, Design
  • Andy Warhol – The Andy Warhol Foundation
    Keith Haring – Artiststar
    The Louvre – The Louvre Museum
    National Palace Museum
    Natural History Museum
    New York Botanical Garden
    V&A – Victoria and Albert Museum

Best Licensed Brand – Sports, Collegiate

  • Football Greats Alliance – PFA Retired Football Players Association
  • Formula 1
  • NFLPA
  • Tokyodachi – Zephyr Headwear
  • US Polo Assn.
  • WWE
  • Yale University

Best Retailer – Corporate Initiative, Lifestyle, Fashion & Sports

  • Box Lunch – McDonald’s
  • Discovery Expedition
  • GCDS – Bratz
  • Back Sun – Coca-Cola
  • PacSun – Land Rover
  • Soul Gifts for Halloween and Spencer – Cheetos

Best Retailer – Entertainment, Personal Brand

  • Bloomingdales – Space Jam: A New Legacy
  • Big W – Minecraft
  • Dream game – squid game
  • Hot Topic – Marvel Studios
  • Hot Topic – My Hero Academia
  • Joué Club – Batman
  • Saks Fifth Avenue – Harry Potter, The Wizarding World

The best location based entertainment

  • Amy Winehouse Beyond the Stage – Design Museum, London
  • Barbie Ultimate Staycation – Grand Hyatt, Kayala Lumpur
  • Harry Potter: Forbidden Experiment – Thinkwell, Autism, Fever
  • Lifesized Monopoly – Gamepath Entertainment
  • NBA Store Arena – NBA Brazil
  • Nickelodeon Riviera Maya Hotel & Resorts

Best licensed collaboration

  • adidas x lego
  • Baccarat x Pokemon
  • Brown and Friends x Furla
  • Cushionel x Barbie
  • Jurassic Park x Reebok
  • Sprite x Villa
  • The Simpsons x Balenciaga

Best licensed promo

  • Angry Birds problem? – Gekko
  • The Very Hungry Caterpillar from Deliveroo – Deliveroo
  • Paw Patrol Co-Pilot – Waze
  • Plant with Peppa Reforestation – Asda, Ecologi
  • Playmobil For Every Starbucks Buddy – Starbucks and Playmobil
  • Uber Famous Rides (TMNT, SpongeBob, Scooby) – Uber Rides

Best Licensing Agency

  • IMG
  • Pacific License Studio
  • Beanstalk . group
  • Joester Loria . Collection
  • The Point 1888
  • Tycoon projects
  • Media VIZ
  • WildBrain CPLG

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