Virtual Licensing Expo 2021 | Source: Licensing Expo/The Toy Book

Informa Markets’ Global Licensing Group and its partners at Licensing International are gearing up for this summer’s Licensing Expo Virtual.

More than 100 exhibitors have confirmed their participation in the free-to-attend virtual event, set to take place August 24-26. Companies including Crayola, Jazwares, NECA, The Pokémon Co. International, Spin Master, and WWE are on deck for the event, which will feature exhibitors across a multitude of categories.

“We have combined our collection of learnings from our past virtual events with those born from partner and customer conversations in order to produce the most productive and impactful online event to date for the licensing community,” says Anna Knight, vice president of licensing, Informa Markets. “We could not be happier with the quality and breadth of the Expo’s exhibitor lineup thus far and look forward to sharing more big-name exhibitors as we approach the event in August.”

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Knight says that event promises “educational and topical seminars with interactive elements, networking opportunities, curated matchmaking, and digital brand roadshows, all produced with the same fundamental goal: accelerating licensee, retailer, and licensor connection.”

Additional exhibitors confirmed for the event include Barry & Jason Games and Entertainment, Capcom USA, Games Workshop, MGM Studios, Peanuts Worldwide, Scholastic, Viz Media, Warner Bros. Consumer Products, and many more.