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June 2016

DANNY SIMON INDUCTED INTO THE LIMA HALL OF FAME

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Posted June, 2016

Los Angeles, CA – The Board of Directors of the International Licensing Industry Merchandisers’ Association (LIMA) inducted veteran licensing agent Danny Simon, President of The Licensing Group Ltd,  into the LIMA Licensing Industry Hall of Fame at the annual LIMA Awards Ceremony June 21, 2016 during the industry’s main event, Licensing Expo 2016, in Las Vegas.

LIMA President Charles Riotto made the introduction:

“Danny has enjoyed a successful career helping to shape winning licensing programs, and has also shown a true passion for the industry by his continued dedication to its growth. In particular, Danny is always willing to do his part to educate the next generation of licensing professionals. His devotion to and success in this industry make him a well-deserved recipient of this honor.”

With over 30 years of experience in the industry, Danny is a recognized expert in domestic and international licensing and as a pioneer in entertainment. He headed up licensing departments at Lorimar Studios, 20th Century Fox, and Carolco Pictures. Since 1992, he has operated his own independent licensing agency, The Licensing Group Ltd.

Candidates for the Licensing Hall of Fame must demonstrate continual and outstanding contributions to the licensing industry.  Consideration is given to those who have been actively involved in the business of licensing for a minimum of 15 years and whose contributions have ongoing relevance to the industry.