The licensing business news website Licensing.biz has announced the exciting news that Nickelodeon & Viacom Consumer Products has been nominated for six awards in the Licensing.biz People Awards 2016!
The Licensing.biz People Awards celebrate the individuals and teams behind some of the UK's biggest licensing deals, brands and initiatives.
Katie Ball, Retail Sales Coordinator at NVCP, has been nominated for the "Rising Star - Licensor" award, Marianne James, VP, consumer products, UK & Ireland and European retail sales and marketing at NVCP, has been nominated for the "Manager of the Year" award, Mark Kingston, GM & SVP of NVCP, EMEA & Australia, has been nominated for the "Outstanding Contribution to Licensing" award, NVCP's "HYPE x SpongeBob SquarePants" fashion range and Nickelodeon range exclusively available at The Entertainer have both been nominated for the "Licensing Deal of the Year" award, and the whole Nickelodeon & Viacom Consumer Products (NVCP) team have been nominated for the "Licensor Team of the Year (Enterprise)" award!
The full shortlist, listed below, will now be passed to Licensing.biz's panel of judges who will decide the winners in each category.
Winners will be announced at a exclusive event taking place at South Kensington's Millennium Gloucester hotel on Friday 11th March 2016.
Tickets to attend the event and table reservations are available to purchase at licensingbizpeopleawards.com. For sponsorship enquires, please email email@example.com.
Licensing.biz be profiling all of their finalists in a series of special features debuting next week.
Congratulations and good luck to Team Nickelodeon and everyone nominated in the 2016 Licensing.biz People Awards!
Licensing.biz People Awards 2016 Finalists
RETAIL BUYING TEAM OF THE YEAR (MAJOR/MULTIPLE)
RETAIL BUYING TEAM OF THE YEAR (INDIE/SMB)
RISING STAR - LICENSEE & LICENSING AGENT
Charlotte Clisby - Merchant On Demand
Emily Howarth – BonBon Buddies
George Birtchnell – The Point 1888
Sole Puerto – Bulldog Licensing
RISING STAR - LICENSOR
Sally-Anne Fee – Hasbro
Harris McQueen – Pokémon
Sara Baker – eOne
Sarah Fisher – eOne
Cameron Dicks - ITV
Katie Ball – Nickelodeon UK
Jade Kellman - FremantleMedia
LICENSOR TEAM OF THE YEAR (ENTERPRISE)
Nickelodeon & Viacom Consumer Products
ITV Studios Global Entertainment
LICENSOR TEAM OF THE YEAR (SMB)
LICENSEE TEAM OF THE YEAR
LICENSING AGENT OF THE YEAR
The Point 1888
Brands With Influence
LICENSING SOLUTIONS TEAM OF THE YEAR
360 Royalty Audit
BRAND EXTENSION & BEYOND
Branded Bags for Life - Tesco
Star Wars Cheese Strings - Kerry Foods/Disney
Innocent Hats with Oliver Bonas - The Point 1888/Innocent/Oliver Bonas
Doug Hyde England Rugby Art - RFU/Doug Hyde/CPLG
Star Trek: The Original Series Phaser Universal Remote Control - The Wand Company/CBS Consumer Products
Jammie Dodgers Celebration Cake - Finsbury Foods Group/Start Licensing
Motörhead Sex Toys - Lovehoney/Motörhead
World of Warcraft Leggings - Wild Bangarang/Blizzard
Dot Dash Design
The Light Fund
MANAGER OF THE YEAR
Rob Corney - Bulldog Licensing
Trudi Hayward - ITV Studios Global Entertainment
Hannah Mungo - eOne
Trudi Bishop - Cartamundi
Marianne James - Nickelodeon & Viacom Consumer Products
LICENSING DEAL OF THE YEAR
Lightsaber Spoons exclusively at Tesco - Kellogg's/Disney
Sphero's BB-8 - Sphero/Disney
HYPE's SpongeBob SquarePants range - HYPE/Nickelodeon
Nickelodeon range exclusively at The Entertainer - Nickelodeon/The Entertainer
Powerpuff Girls x Jeremy Scott collection at Moschino - Cartoon Network/Moschino
OUTSTANDING CONTRIBUTION TO LICENSING
Rob Corney - Bulldog Licensing
Peter Byrne - CPLG
Maggy Harris - ITVS GE
Rachel Wakley - Tesco
Kelvyn Gardner - LIMA UK
Andrew Carley - eOne
Mark Kingston - Nickelodeon & Viacom Consumer Products
Patrick Bailey - Blues Clothing
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