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Licensing.biz is an online trade magazine published by Biz Media, a subsidiary of Datateam Media Group and based in Hertford, Hertfordshire.[2] Originally aimed at European members of the licensing industry,[3] it has since expanded to cover the trade worldwide.

Licensing.biz
Licensing.biz Logo.png
EditorSamantha Loveday[1]
Billy Langsworthy
Staff writersJade Burke
CategoriesTrade magazine
Online magazine
Year founded2007
CompanyIntent Media (2007-2012)
NewBay Media (2012-2018)
Future plc (2018-2019)
Datateam Media Group (present)
CountryUnited Kingdom
Based inHertford, Hertfordshire
LanguageEnglish
Websitewww.licensing.biz

HistoryEdit

Licensing.biz was founded in 2007 by Intent Media, which was acquired by NewBay Media in 2012.[4] At the time of its creation, the managing director and publisher was Stuart Dinsey.[5] Dinsey left the position in October 2013.[6]

As of 2016, Licensing.biz receives about 52,000 monthly readers from over one hundred countries.[7]

In 2018, NewBay was acquired by Future.[8]

In January 2019, Future sold some B2B brands (including Licensing.biz) to Datateam Media Group, Biz Media was formed as the parent company.[9]

Licensing.biz People AwardsEdit

On 30 April 2015, Licensing.biz introduced the People Awards ceremony, held in London.[10] On 11 March 2016, the second annual awards show was held in the same city,[11] hosted by BBC 6 Music presenter Shaun Keaveny.[12] The event recognises successful companies involved in the licensing business.

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Intent launches Licensing.biz". New Bay Media.
  2. ^ "Contact Licensing.biz". Licensing.biz.
  3. ^ "More about Licensing.biz". Licensing.biz. Archived from the original on January 25, 2009. Cite uses deprecated parameter |deadurl= (help)
  4. ^ "NewBay Media Acquires Intent Media". Broadcasting & Cable Magazine.
  5. ^ "Licensing.biz's Stuart Dinsey". Licensing.biz. Archived from the original on November 22, 2011. Cite uses deprecated parameter |deadurl= (help)
  6. ^ "Stuart Dinsey to leave Intent Media".
  7. ^ "About Licensing.biz". Licensing.biz. Archived from the original on January 25, 2009. Cite uses deprecated parameter |deadurl= (help)
  8. ^ Ridsdale, Jack. "Licensing.biz publisher NewBay Media acquired by Future Publishing". Licensing.biz. Retrieved 2018-12-19.
  9. ^ Barton, Seth (2019-01-11). "Six of the UK's top B2B brands are now under new ownership". MCV. ISSN 1469-4832. Retrieved 2019-01-21.
  10. ^ "Licensing.biz introduces the People Awards". MCV.
  11. ^ "A Winning Week for PAW Patrol: Named Licensee Team of the Year from UK's Licensing.biz". Yahoo Finance.
  12. ^ "BBC 6 Music's Shaun Keaveny to host Licensing.biz People Awards". Licensing.biz.

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