Listen to the 2020 Our Speakers

Gaurav Marya

MD, Bradford India & Chairman, Franchise India Group

Alan Kravetz

President & COO, Leveraged Marketing Corporation of America (LMCA)

Ben Peace

Senior Director, Consumer Products, SEA & India - Hasbro Consumer Products


Editor-in-Chief, Licensing Magazine

Ciarán Coyle

Vice President Global Marketing & Head, Global Brand Licensing Electrolux

Francesca Ash

Publisher, Total Licensing

Jonathan Becker

President, Anjar Co. LLC

Mark Bezodis

Managing Director - Licensing & International Development, Perry Ellis International Europe Ltd

Michelle Minieri

President, Bradford Licensing LLC, USA

Nitin Kalra

Regional Director, Animation International – India, SAARC & MENA

Preeti Vyas

President, Amar Chitra Katha Pvt. Ltd.


Head of Flipkart Fashion Originals: Licenses & Private Labels | Senior Director

Roberto Bré

CEO, Private Collection & Co. ( Marie Claire Paris)

Samir Modi

Founder & President - 24SEVEN, Modicare and Colorbar

Tejonidhi Bhandare

COO, Reliance Animation

About Virtual Conference

In business, economic challenges are nothing new .While Covid 19 has been a big long shock wrecking our current business models, but it would be wrong to take shelter in downsizing your teams or becoming more conservative about exploring new opportunities with the mindset of fixing the house.

What Brands and their partners need to work on is how to address Consumers’ pent up demand for products and experiences. Brands together with their licensees need to start planning aggressively to recapture consumer loyalty and innovation because changes in societal behaviour is inevitable post COVID-19. We will surely see shift in consumer priorities and preferences.

Brand Licensing & Merchandising Summit will capture The New Rules of Brand Licensing & How Globally it will bring new opportunities for Brands, Retailers and Manufacturers and exploring the digital opportunities that will now take birth in Licensing

Why Join

We welcome you to extensive knowledge exchange platform to gain the complete conversation on brand licensing exposure & trends post COVID 19 in India.

This forum will witness delegates who will expose licensing in an easy to understand manner and provide deeper insights of the concept as well as the Change, Challenge & way forward post COVID 19.

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Get inspired by the latest innovations, breakthroughs and transformation in the industry & listen to bold insights from path breakers.


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Schedule Details Event Schedules

A Must Attend Virtual Conference For Animation, Brand Marketing, Entertainment, Content, Lifestyle, Sports & Celeberity IP Marketers .
Brand Licensing & Merchandising Summit will be unparalleled thought leadership platform where Global Brand Licensors, Licensees, Animation, marketing, content, entertainment and fashion lifestyle professionals come together to share trends, insights, disruptive ideas that's shaping the Indian Licensing Industry. This platform could help you streamline key pain points in your brand licensing workflow so you can achieve greater efficiencies and higher quality brand licensing work at scale. As a delegate you will get exposure to some thought provoking presentations by visionaries, influencers and global leaders. This is going to be filled with inspiring peers, enlightening sessions and most importantly the greatest opportunity to share the future goals.

2:30 PM- 3:15 PM

Inaugural Session

Opportunity during and post COVID in Brand Licensing & Emergence of India as top destination.

Gaurav Marya, MD- Bradford India & Chairman, Franchise India Group>

3:15 PM - 4:15 PM Phase 1 The Big Picture

How Entertainment will spin into newer territories

  • Maximising the Old IP’s and the New - Success stories of Top Brand and and how they are planning expansion
  • Revenue in Gaming – Online gaming has seen a Big upsurge during covid 19 and would pave new Licensing IP’s going forward and Future expectations
  • The Rise of Digital Licensing in 21st century
  • How Influencers would bring new IP’s to the market

Session Moderator - Francesca Ash, Publisher, Total Licensing

Preeti Vyas, President & COO, Amar Chitra Katha Pvt. Ltd.
Tejonidhi Bhandare, COO, Reliance Animation
Nitin Kalra, Director, Animation International – India, SAARC & MENA

04:15 PM - 05:15 PM Phase 2 In a New Avatar

How corporate Brands & Lifestyle assets will makeover to address new consumer experience – Global Perspective

  • How the big Corporates and consumer Brands will work around new consumer needs and change the face of Indian retail
  • How The Opportunity in New foods & FMCG – Organic, healthy , Local lines will stand to gain with hyperlocal ecommerce
  • How new revenue streams, new business models and new portfolio of brands will be seen in fashion industry in omnichannel and digital age.
  • How sports can find new opportunities in the Digital and create better consumer engagements
  • Opportunity for big Industrial brands to look into non-core specialities

Session Moderator - Cristina Angelucci – Editor in Chief, Licensing Magazine

Samir Modi, Founder & President, 24SEVEN, Modicare & Colorbar
Ciarán Coyle, Vice President Global Marketing & Head, Global Brand Licensing, Electrolux
Roberto Bré, CEO, Private Collection& Co. ( Marie Claire Paris)
Mark Bezodis, Managing Director - Licensing & International Development, Perry Ellis International Europe Ltd

05:15 PM - 06:15 PM Phase 3 Navigating the New Normal

How Licensees & Business partners need to be changing their game – Asia Focus

  • Building New supply chains Vs. Fixing the old ones – Opportunities in Adversity
  • Partnering or Building brands that redefine the value of trust for consumers
  • How to find revenue opportunities in new business streams - LDP, traditional Licensing, brand collaborations, exclusive collections, Hybrid or experiential licensing deals post lockdown

Session Moderator - Sachin Marya, President & CEO, Franchise India Group

Prahlad Krishnamurthi, Head of Flipkart Fashion Originals- Licenses & Private Labels | Senior Director
Michelle Minieri, President, Bradford Licensing LLC, USA
Alan Kravetz, President & COO, LMCA
Ben Peace – Senior Licensing Director, SEA & India, Hasbro

06:15 PM - 07:15 PM Phase 4 Legal 101

Safeguard Measures for Licensees due to COVID 19

  • Applicable law remedies on licensing contracts due to COVID – 19.
  • What measures Licensees can take to safeguard themselves from the royalty losses

Session Moderator - Ritu Marya, Editor-in-chief, Entrepreneur Media- Asia Pacific & Franchise India

Jonathan Becker, President, Anjar Co. LLC
Safir Anand – IP lawyer, India

Who Should Attend

  • Licensees
  • Merchandisers
  • Food Manufacturers
  • Non Food Manufacturers
  • Fashion Consultants
  • E-commerce professionals
  • Brand Managers
  • Category heads
  • Marketing Heads
  • Sports and Entertainment IP Owners
  • Sports marketing professionals
  • Content & Entertainment Platforms
  • Wholesalers / Distributors
  • Celebrity marketing agencies
  • E–Commerce Sellers
  • Apparel designers
  • Beauty and healthcare
  • Creative & Marketing agencies
  • Home & Houseware Manufacturers
  • Mobile App & Video Game Developers
  • Toys & Games Manufacturers

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