Press Information

Press Enquiries

Welcome to the press information page for Brand Licensing Europe 2017. Whether you’re an editor, reporter, blogger or freelancer, you'll find everything you need to know about BLE here.  All press enquiries regarding Brand Licensing Europe should be directed to BigTop PR:

Charlie Le Rougetel
+44 (0) 7736 330676

About Brand Licensing Europe

Brand Licensing Europe is the only pan-European event dedicated to licensing and brand extension, bringing together over 280 leading brand owners with over 7,500 retailers, licensees and manufacturers for 3 days of deal-making, networking and trend spotting. Now in it's 19th year, BLE is a must attend event for anyone looking to discover the hottest brands, characters and images available for license.

From what exhibitors are launching, to activities on their stand and announcements about BLE, stay connected before the show with the Exhibitor News Zone.

Press Registration

You can register for a press badge by clicking here.

Once you have been verified as press you will receive a confirmation email. Your badge to get into the show will be emailed to you a couple of weeks before the event.

Your press pass entitles you to free entry to the show, free access to all of the seminar theatres and use of the press office. In this exclusive area, you will be able to write up stories in a quiet space, access the internet for free and enjoy complimentary refreshments.

All members of the press are welcome to attend the event free of charge. If you wish to bring colleagues with you, please ensure they register before arriving onsite.

Press Office

The Press Office is located on stand R155 on the upper balcony at the show, adjacent to the Matchmaking Lounge.

Cloakrooms are available at Olympia. Please do not leave your equipment or baggage unattended at any time as UBM cannot take responsibility for the security of these items.

There will be wireless internet access in the press office.

Please contact BLE’s PR Manager, Charlie Le Rougetel to access official show photos.


Our visitor figures will be included in the official post show release. Please contact Charlie to ensure you are on the distribution list.

A schedule of press events taking place across that are relevant to Brand Licensing Europe will be communicated in a dedicated press email in the run up to the show.