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Products of Change details Licensing Expo itinerary

Products of Change has detailed just what attendees of this year’s Las Vegas Licensing Expo can expect from its agenda-setting showcase and itinerary next week.

Partnering once again with the team at Informa Markets, Products of Change will be delivering a showcase of the industry’s leading pioneers and innovators to drive the conservation of sustainability across not only the show floor but the global brand and licensing industry.

Working in alignment with the show’s overarching theme of propelling brand licensing into the future, Products of Change will be offering the latest insight across two specially curated roundtables presenting the industry’s ongoing efforts to produce a methodology for measuring the industry’s scope 3 greenhouse gas emissions, as well as showcasing some of the most innovative partners from the Products of Change community.

From 21-23 May, the Products of Change booth (S226) will host a selection of the pioneering brands and licensing partners at the vanguard of industry change.

The team will spotlight new approaches to design and product creation in alignment with industry sustainable development, while paying homage to the cutting edge at which these companies are working.

Companies showcasing this year will include: the LEGO Group and its Build the Change sustainability campaign; Smiley’s Future Positive initiative; the product environmental impact scoring company, Dayrize; Fabacus, the team behind the industry’s first digital product passport; the closed-loop waste management team Upcycle Labs; and Refried Apparel.

The Products of Change booth will also host this year’s shortlisted finalists for the Licensing International Excellence Awards’ Best Sustainability Initiative:

  • Delipap’s Moon Baby Diapers
  • Groundtruth’s Ed Stafford Sustainable Duffle Bag
  • Boxed Water’s Minions range
  • The Narwhal Ocean Research Centre x ERDOS collection of clothing
  • Recycle to Read’s Tesco partnership
  • The Landmark Project’s National Wildlife Federation apparel collection

 

Conversation driving action
Products of Change will be bringing some exciting new conversation to the global licensing industry this year.

Tuesday 21 May
POC Packaging Session with the LEGO Group from 2.00 – 2.00pm

Products of Change will be joined by packaging design experts from some of the biggest names in the global brand licensing industry for a special workshop on how to design sustainability into your products’ packaging.

POC Carbon Roundtable held at the POC Booth (S226) from 3.00-4.00pm

Come join us as we delve into the newest research on developing a scope 3 methodology tailored for the brand and licensing industry. Collaborating with the Green House Gas Protocol, we, alongside a cohort of brand owners, licensed manufacturers, and retailers, will engage in an open dialogue. Together, we’ll explore strategies for effectively tracking carbon emissions within our industry and discuss actionable steps towards reduction.

Wednesday 22 May
Uncover the Future of Sustainable Retail held at The License Global Stage from 9-9.30am

Join Products of Change for an enlightening session as we delve into the latest trends and innovative products revolutionising the retail landscape while minimising environmental impact. Explore how these advancements are not only fostering a greener future but also paving the way for purpose-driven success. Don’t miss out on this transformative journey toward sustainability.

POC Innovation Roundtable held at the POC Booth from 1.30-2.30pm

Join the POC membership to discover ground-breaking innovations shaping our industry landscape. From Fabacus’s digital product passports to Dayrize’s technology for tracking impact data, delving in to material innovations by Upcycle Labs to Refried Apparel, we’ll explore how these advancements are driving change. Don’t miss out on the opportunity to stay ahead by learning about these leading innovations first-hand.

POC Members Drinks held at the POC booth 4-5pm

Calling all POC members! Join us for an hour of networking and camaraderie as we come together to enjoy drinks and connect with fellow POC global members. All are welcome to join in the festivities and forge valuable connections within our community.

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