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Universal Brand Development awards UK partners

Accolades handed out at bi-annual UK Licensee Day by country director, Hannah Mungo.

Universal Brand Development honoured the work of a number of its partners at a special event last week.

UK and Ireland country director, Hannah Mungo, presented seven accolades at the licensor’s bi-annual UK Licensee Day, held at Picture House Central in London on November 30.

The day saw a strong turnout from licensees and retailers, with the assembled guests taken through a showcase including Jurassic Park, Trolls, the Despicable Me franchise, the growing DreamWorks TV portfolio (including Voltron, Dragons, Trollhunters and Dinotrux), plus heritage brands under the U Vault umbrella.

The winners are as follows:

BEST MARKETING CAMPAIGN
Anki for Fast and Furious Overdrive

BEST RETAIL EXECUTION
White Optics for its Despicable Me Specsavers Campaign

PRODUCT RANGE OF THE YEAR
Wow Stuff for its Flying Dave and Flying Fluffy Products

BEST NEWCOMER
Moonpig

BEST CONSUMABLES
Bon Bon Buddies

BEST SOFTLINES LICENSEE
Aykroyds & TDP

BEST HARDLINES LICENSEE
Hasbro

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