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The Licensing Awards 2023: It’s the Property finalists time to shine

The finalists in the hotly anticipated Property categories for The Licensing Awards 2023 can today (20 July) be revealed.

This marks the final batch of finalists to be confirmed for September’s big event, joining Product, Retail, UK Rising Star, Retail Marketing Initiative, Best Licensed Promotions Campaign, Live Event and What Kids Love.

The Property category finalists are:

BEST PRESCHOOL LICENSED PROPERTY (AGE GROUP 0-5)

  • Bing
  • Bluey
  • CoComelon
  • Elmer the Elephant
  • Gabby’s Dollhouse
  • The Gruffalo
  • Hey Duggee
  • Paddington
  • PAW Patrol
  • Peppa Pig
  • Peter Rabbit
  • The Very Hungry Caterpillar

 

BEST CHILDREN’S OR TWEEN LICENSED PROPERTY (AGE GROUP 5-12)

  • Barbie
  • Emoji
  • The Grinch
  • Jurassic World
  • Lilo & Stitch
  • L.O.L. Surprise!
  • Marvel Universe
  • Miraculous
  • My Little Pony
  • Transformers
  • Wizarding World

 

BEST TEEN OR ADULT LICENSED PROPERTY

  • Barbie
  • Care Bears
  • Friends
  • The Grinch
  • Peaky Blinders
  • Peanuts
  • Pusheen
  • Smiley
  • Squishmallows
  • Stranger Things
  • Wednesday
  • Wizarding World

 

BEST GAMING LICENSED PROPERTY

  • Among Us
  • Atari
  • Call of Duty
  • Fall Guys
  • Fortnite
  • Minecraft
  • Pokémon
  • Roblox
  • Sonic the Hedgehog
  • Super Mario Bros.
  • Warhammer
  • Xbox

 

BEST FILM LICENSED PROPERTY

  • Avatar The Way of Water
  • Black Panther Wakanda Forever
  • Dungeons & Dragons: Honor Among Thieves
  • Guardians of the Galaxy Vol.3
  • Jurassic World Dominion
  • Lightyear
  • The Little Mermaid
  • Minions: The Rise of Gru
  • Rise of the Teenage Ninja Turtles Movie
  • The Super Mario Bros. Movie

 

BEST MUSIC OR CELEBRITY LICENSED PROPERTY

  • The Beatles
  • Billie Faiers
  • Ed Sheeran
  • Elton John
  • Frankie Bridge
  • Gorillaz
  • Grateful Dead
  • Iron Maiden
  • Mrs Hinch
  • The Rolling Stones
  • Style Sisters

 

BEST SPORTS LICENSED PROPERTY

  • Arsenal Football Club
  • The Football Association
  • Formula 1
  • Liverpool Football Club
  • Manchester City Football Club
  • Manchester United Football Club
  • NBA
  • NFL
  • NFL Players Association
  • Tottenham Hotspur Football Club

 

THE CLASSIC LICENSED PROPERTY AWARD (This award is for properties that have stood the test of time (with at least a decade of licensing activity). The winner will join previous winners in The Licensing Classics Hall of Fame. Previous year’s winners are Barbie, The Beano, Paddington, Peppa Pig, Peter Rabbit, Pokémon, Mickey Mouse, Miffy, The Snowman, Star Wars, Thomas & Friends and The Very Hungry Caterpillar.)

This year’s finalists are:

  • Hello Kitty
  • In the Night Garden
  • Me to You
  • Moomin
  • Mr. Men and Little Miss
  • The Roald Dahl Story Company
  • Sesame Street
  • The Smurfs
  • SpongeBob SquarePants
  • Teletubbies
  • Wallace & Gromit
  • Wizarding World

You can read the finalists in the Retail categories by clicking here.

The finalists in the UK Rising Star category can be found by clicking here.

Best Licensed Retail Marketing Initiative and Best Licensed Promotions Campaign can be found by clicking here.

Finalists for Best Licensed Live Event and What Kids Love (in collaboration with The Insights Family) can be found by clicking here.

The finalists in the Product categories can be found by clicking here.

The Licensing Awards 2023 takes place on Tuesday 12 September at the Grosvenor House Hotel, London.

Tickets and tables can be reserved quickly and securely online by visiting Max-Tickets.net or by contacting Clare Hollick at Create Events: clare@createvents.co.uk or +44 (0)1183 340085.

For sponsorship, entry enquiries or general questions regarding The Licensing Awards, please contact Ian Hyder, Jakki Brown or Rob Willis.

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