“Connecting in person has taken SILC to a whole new level”

This year’s Sustainability in Licensing Conference has been hailed a major success, with event director and founder of Products of Change, Helena Mansell-Stopher telling LicensingSource.net that the reaction to yesterday’s event “totally blew me away”.

Delegates at the physical event (18 October) – which was held at the Royal Geographical Society – joined many more on the digital platform to hear perspectives and learnings from retailers, manufacturers, economists, licensing professionals and thought leaders.

These included executives from retailers such as Primark, George @ Asda, Tesco and Walgreens Boots Alliance, as well as representatives from toy companies including Mattel and LEGO, plus statistics from The Insights Family and Retail Economics among the packed schedule.

The day ended with a networking soiree, sponsored by Brand Licensing Europe.

“Connecting in person has taken SILC to a whole new level; yesterday totally blew me away,” commented Helena. “The energy, passion and empathy in the room was electric with people connecting, swapping contact details and openly sharing their sustainability journey.

“What yesterday highlighted more than ever is the desire to learn and the openness to share, both physically and digitally with hundreds connecting across the digital platform. Friendships that were formed yesterday will be the foundation of the industry’s sustainable transformation… how cool is that?”

SILC is due to return to the Royal Geographical Society in 2023, taking place on Wednesday 8 November.

Want to read more news like this? Simply sign up to our daily digest by clicking here. You can also follow @LicensingSource on Twitter and @licensing_source on Instagram.

MORE NEWS
GGFremontCompany500x500
 
US food manufacturer The Fremont Company has appointed brand licensing boutique Golden Goose to develop its strategic licensing programme internationally for the Mississippi Barbecue brand....
PoeticBrandsXbox500x500
 
The partnership was supported by Xbox’s European licensing agency Tinderbox, the specialist digital division of Beanstalk....
AnthonyGarnon500x500
 
Titan Entertainment Group has welcomed Anthony Garnon to lead its Titan Merchandise team and Forbidden Planet direct to retail team....
BeagleScout500x500
 
WildBrain CPLG is attending Korea’s largest interior design and lifestyle exhibition, The Seoul Living Design Fair 2024, with a comprehensive range celebrating the 50th anniversary of the Beagle Scouts from the character brand....
TalkingTom500x500
 
Prism Licensing has been tasked with collaborating with local partners to further grow and expand the licensing programme for the property....
HeinzGodfather500x500
 
Heinz has partnered with Paramount to launch a new limited edition pasta sauce inspired by The Godfather....
Get the latest news sent to your inbox
Subscribe to our daily newsletter

The list doesn't exist! Make sure you have imported the list on the 'Manage List Forms' page.