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

Next week, the digital doors to Licensing Expo Virtual will open, and now, the final lineup has been revealed.

Global Licensing Group in partnership with Licensing International says that more than 3,200 meetings have already been scheduled for the free event that aims to connect the nearly $300 billion global licensing community. Intellectual property (IP) owners, manufacturers, retailers, and others with interest in the licensing space will take part in content and networking sessions throughout the event from Aug. 24-26.

“In addition to Licensing Expo Virtual’s endless networking opportunities, we are immensely proud to produce world-class education in partnership with Licensing International,” says Anna Knight, vice president of licensing, Informa Markets. “All on-demand sessions will be going live in the platform from Monday to give attendees the chance to enjoy some of the content ahead of the live event, understand the latest trends, and enjoy the Licensing U program in preparation.”

Content on-deck includes a new retail “Ask Me Anything” program, Digital Brand Roadshows, Live Keynotes, the Licensing International Excellence Awards, and new Sustainability Clinics.

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More than 200 exhibitors will take part in the event, including Activision, Beanstalk, Crayola, Dr. Seuss, Games Workshop, MGM Studios, Scholastic, SEGA, ViacomCBS, Warner Bros., WWE, and more. The thousands of attending companies include Amazon, Bioworld Merchandising, Hot Topic, J&J, Microsoft,, PopSocket, Primark, Ross, rue21, Toys R Us, Walmart, and more.

Click here to discover the full range of programming, and click here to register for the event.