IMG Clients Win Big At 2019 International Licensing Awards
June 2019 - The 2019 International Licensing Awards recently took place during Licensing Expo at the Mandalay Bay Convention Centre in Las Vegas, where the winners were announced, having been whittled down from more than 600 entries, judged by 150 executives from across 18 countries.
IMG Licensing's clients, Fortnite and Goodyear, won big at this year's Licensing International 2019 International Licensing Awards, taking home a grand total of six awards between them.
Epic Games’ hit video gaming franchise, Fortnite took home a sweep of awards across Best Licensed Products apparel/footwear/accessories, Toys/games/novelties for ages 0 to 12 and three and upwards, Best Licensed Brand in digital/app/video gaming, and the 2019 Newcomer Award.
It was joined by Goodyear, one of the world's largest tire companies, who won Corporate Brand in the Best Licensed Brand category.
Best Licensed Products
APPAREL / FOOTWEAR / ACCESSORIES – Spirit Halloween for the Fortnite costumes and accessories range
TOYS / GAMES / NOVELTIES FOR AGES 0-12 – Jazwares for the Fortnite Llama Loot Piñata
TOYS / GAMES / NOVELTIES FOR AGES 13+ – Hasbro for Fortnite Monopoly
Best Licensed Brand
DIGITAL / APP / VIDEO GAME BRAND – Fortnite by Epic Games
CORPORATE BRAND – The Goodyear Tire & Rubber Co. by The Goodyear Tire & Rubber Co.
THE NEWCOMER AWARD – Fortnite by Epic Games