Industry Events Guide

The Bugg Report has put together a list of local and global events which are mostly trade based or business-to-business shows. The guide also includes some consumer focused shows like Oz Comic-Con and similar events in the Cosplay space.

Local Events in Australia | 2017


Asian Animation Summit

Brisbane, Australia

29th November – 1st December

www.aas.kidscreen.com

Global Events | 2017


The Bookseller Children’s Conference (Complete)

Milton Court, London, United Kingdom

26th September

www.thebookseller.com

Dubai International Brand Licensing Fair (Complete)

The Dubai International Convention & Exhibition Centre

29th – 30th October

www.licensingdubai.ae

Play Fair (Complete)

Jacob K. Javits Convention Centre, New York

4th – 5th November

www.playfairny.com

Chicago Toy & Game Week (Complete)

Navy Pier Festival Hall A, Chicago

16th – 19th November

www.chitag.com

Children’s Global Media Summit

Manchester, United Kingdom

5th December – 7th December

www.cgms17.com

Hong Kong International Franchising Show

Hong Kong Exhibition and Convention Centre

6th – 8th December

www.hktdc.com

Pop Culture Events | 2017


Oz Comic-Con (Complete)

Perth

25th – 26th March

Adelaide

1st – 2nd April

Melbourne

1st – 2nd July

Brisbane

23rd – 24th September

Sydney

30th September – 1st October

www.ozcomiccon.com

PAX Australia (Complete)

Melbourne, Victoria

27th – 29th October

www.paxaustralia.com.au

Local Events in Australia | 2018


Reed Gift Fares

The Retail Quarter Melbourne

3rd – 6th February

Reed Gift Fairs Sydney

24th – 28th February

Reed Gift Fairs Melbourne

4th – 8th August

The Retail Quarter Sydney

8th – 11th September

www.reedgiftfairs.com.au

Australian Toy Hobby & Licensing Fair

Melbourne Convention and Exhibition Centre

4th – 7th March

www.austoy.com.au

CBCA Children’s Book Week

Australia Wide

17th – 24th August

www.cbca.org.au

Global Events | 2018


Hong Kong International Licensing Show

Hong Kong Exhibition and Convention Centre

8th – 10th January

www.hktdc.com

Hong Kong Baby Products Fair

Hong Kong Exhibition and Convention Centre

8th – 11th January

www.hktdc.com

Hong Kong International Stationary Fair

Hong Kong Exhibition and Convention Centre

8th – 11th January

hwww.hktdc.com

Hong Kong Toys & Games Fair

Hong Kong Exhibition and Convention Centre

8th – 11th January

www.hktdc.com

Heimtextil

Frankfurt am Main, Germany

9th – 12th January

www.heimtextil.messefrankfurt.com

The Toy Fair

Olympia, London, United Kingdom

23rd – 25th January

www.toyfair.co.uk

ISM

Cologne Exhibition Centre

28th – 31st January

www.ism-cologne.com

Spielwarenmesse

Nuremberg, Germany

31st January – 4th February

www.spielwarenmesse.de

Spring Fair

NEC Birmingham, United Kingdom

4th – 8th February

www.springfair.com

MAGIC

Las Vegas & Mandalay Bay Convention Centers

12th – 14th February

www.ubmfashion.com

Toy Fair New York

Jacob K. Javits Convention Centre, New York

17th – 20th February

www.toyfairny.com

NYC Summit

Convene Event Center, New York City

20th February

www.nyc-summit.licensemag.com

Kidscreen Summit

InterContinental Miami

12th – 15th February

www.summit.kidscreen.com

SMMEX

Wembley Stadium

5th March

www.smmexevent.com

Bologna Children’s Book Fair

Bologna, Italy

26th – 29th March

www.bolognachildrensbookfair.com

Licensing Japan

Tokyo Big Sight

4th – 6th April

www.licensing-japan.jp

Licensing Expo Japan

25th – 27th April

www.licensingexpojapan.com

Festival De Cannes

Cannes, France

9th – 20th May

www.festival-cannes.com

Licensing Expo Las Vegas

Mandalay Bay Convention Center

22nd – 24th May

www.licensingexpo.com

E3

Los Angeles, California

12th – 14th June

www.e3expo.com

Seoul Character Licensing Fair

COEX Korea Exhibition Center

18th – 22nd July

www.10times.com

Licensing Expo China

National Exhibition Convention Centre

25th – 27th July

www.licensingexpochina.com

Autumn Fair

NEC Birmingham, United Kingdom

2nd – 5th September

www.autumnfair.com

Frankfurt Book Fair

Conference Center in Frankfurt, Germany

10th – 14th October

www.buchmesse.de

Fall Toy Preview

Dallas Market Center, Dallas, Texas

2nd – 4th October

www.toyassociation.org

Brand Licensing Europe

Olympia, London, United Kingdom

9th – 11th October

www.brandlicensing.ee

mipjunior

Cannes

13th – 14th October

www.mipjunior.com

mipcom

Palais des Festivals, Cannes, France

15th – 18th October

www.mipcom.com

abc kids expo

Las Vegas

9th – 11th October

www.theabcshow.com

China Licensing Expo

Shanghai New International Expo Centre

16th – 18th October

www.chinalicensingexpo.com

Pop Culture Events | 2018


Supanova

Melbourne

20th – 22nd April

Gold Coast

27th – 29th April

Sydney

15th – 17th June

Perth

22nd – 24th June

Adelaide

2nd – 4th November

Brisbane

9th – 11th November

www.supanova.com.au


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