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The Licensing Awards 2023

Mark Tuesday 12 September in your diaries to return to The Grosvenor House Hotel, London.

The Licensing Awards have truly become accolades to strive for; their integrity is unquestioned and unparalleled as an endorsement of excellence.

The awards event itself in The Great Room at The Grosvenor House Hotel in London, really is an extravaganza that befits the dynamism of this unique industry. Typically each year sees the event attended by over 1,300 licensors, licensees and retailers who enjoy an exciting awards evening, unifying many key licensing industry executives in a wonderfully celebratory atmosphere.

The UK licensing industry is dynamic, innovative, consumer-reflective and fun. The Licensing Awards reflect all of this and much more. Be a part of it!

The awards categories cover all aspects of the UK licensing industry. Retailer Awards – for retailers of licensed merchandise; Product Awards – for ranges of licensed products; Property Awards – for specific licensed properties including the Best Licensed Retail Marketing Initiative; the Best Licensed Promotions Campaign Award – for a specific licensed promotion; and a special award for Honorary Achievement.

The awards are FREE to enter and all entries are made digitally. The website will open for entry mid February 2023 and the closing date for submission is 26 May 2023.

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The winners of The Licensing Awards 2023 will be revealed at a lavish event held in The Great Room at The Grosvenor House Hotel, London on Tuesday 12 September 2023.

Tickets and tables can be reserved quickly and securely online by visiting or by contacting Clare Hollick of Create Events: or phone +44 (0)1183 340085.

For details on sponsorship or general enquiries, please contact Ian Hyder, Jakki Brown or Rob Willis.

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