Frank Barnes Mentor Award
The Frank Barnes Award was established in 2000 by a group of LES members to memorialize Frank Barnes' vast contributions to the field of licensing through mentorship. Each year at the LES Annual Meeting, the Frank Barnes Award is presented to an LES member who has dedicated considerable time and energy to mentoring fellow licensing professionals.

The deadline for nominations for the 2018 Frank Barnes Mentor Award is: July 15, 2018

Please submit your nominations online here.

LES Has Talent…Show Us What You've Got!

The annual gala dinner is getting a makeover this year and we are looking for some LES talent to perform at the dinner on Monday evening, October 15th. If you are willing and able to entertain an audience and would like to show off your stuff please email Lewis Stark at or Nadine From at
noting your talent. If you have a video, please send it along. We are looking for people who can:

  • Be the Master of Ceremonies (MC)
  • Juggle
  • Present Magic
  • Do other tricks and/or odd activities
  • Be a Contortionists
  • Sing
  • Dance

Individuals and groups are welcome. Please submit your talent by July 27, 2018!

For more information please contact:
Lewis Stark

Nadine From

Thank you,
LES Annual Meeting Entertainment Committee

LES University North

SEPTEMBER 24-28, 2018 | Chicago, Illinois

LES University-South will be held from September 24-28, 2018 in Chicago, Illinois. Your registration includes daily continental breakfasts, lunches, and evening networking receptions. Save up to $100 through September 1.

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Annual Meeting
OCTOBER 14-17, 2018 | Boston, Massachusetts

Join us as a speaker or attendee! Download the schedule-at-a-glance here.

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LES 2019 Annual Meeting
OCTOBER 20-23, 2019 | Phoenix, Arizona

Save the date to join us at the JW Marriott Phoenix Desert Ridge Resort & Spa in Phoenix, Arizona

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