LES Toronto Chapter presents:
Toronto Celebrates World IP Day 2019
After-Work Social & Children's Entertainment Brand Licensing Talk
Thursday, April 25, 2019
5:30 p.m.-8:30 p.m.
401 Bay Street Suite 2100
Toronto, ON M5H 2Y4
This is one of our favourites. It promises to be a social, light-hearted and informative evening - and a great opportunity to mingle with fellow members of the IP licensing and innovation community.
We are proud to announce our two esteemed presenters for the evening, Jacqueline Vong and Nicole Schneiderjohn - co-founders of Playology Intl, aleading strategic consultancy with a focus on international licensing and merchandising of kids media products
Presentation Title: Bringing successful children's entertainment brands to market in China & North America
Description: A playful inside look into Chinese and North American children's consumer product and content licensing.
The event will be held at the new event space at Dipchand LLP. Finger foods and alcoholic / non-alcoholic beverages will be provided. We look forward to seeing you there!
Regular LES Member Registration Fee: $15 CAD
Regular Non-Member Registration Fee: $20 CAD
Fees are processed in USD.
Toronto-based Jacqueline Vong has been a specialist in consumer products for two decades spanning both North America and the Greater China market. She began her career in 2003 at Spin Master and specialized her skill set in children’s entertainment and consumer products in positions with such global organizations as Nelvana Enterprises and Mattel.
Her expertise brought her to Hong Kong in 2012 where she expanded her professional realm as Vice President of Marketing and Licensing with King Bee Toys, a company focused on building the toy and consumer products industry in the China market.
After her time abroad, Jacqueline repatriated to Canada where she founded a passion fueled company, Playology Intl., a consultancy with youth-based expertise spanning licensing, marketing, content strategy, product innovation and retail development. Playology is currently represents licensed sporting goods on behalf of Nickelodeon’s Paw Patrol and DC Comics and has a handful of global clients which include The Wiggles, Samwai Toys, The Gumboot Kids, Télévision française de l'Ontario (TFO), Wong Hau Plastic Works and Trading Company and Epic Story Media.
Co-Founder, Playology Intl.
Nicole co-founded Playology Intl. after more than a decade in entertainment media spanning various supervisory roles in content strategy, marketing, public relations as well as content distribution & acquisition sales.
She has extensive experience working directly with global children’s, general entertainment and sports brands such as Cartoon Network, Boomerang, FX, Korean Dramas, FOX Sports, CNN and National Geographic.
In her most recent role as General Manager of Turner International Philippines, she oversaw distribution and content development strategies for linear television (cable and FTA), over-the-top, digital, social media and gaming platforms. Prior to this she served as Director of Marketing & Public Relations spanning Turner’s entertainment and youth channels across Southeast Asia Pacific.
Nicole has also worked for several international broadcasting, marketing, and media relations firms in client-led, revenue marketing, corporate communications and brand/franchise management roles for FOX Networks Group, MHP Communications Hong Kong, Ketchum Shanghai and TBWA/Chiat/Day Los Angeles.
Nicole holds a B.A. from the University of California Los Angeles and an MBA in International Business and Marketing from Loyola Marymount University.
This event is generously sponsored by:
The Toronto chapter uses online registration for members and non-members and accepts payment by credit card. Members should login to the registration page with their LES online account.
A $5.00 USD cancellation fee is applied to all refunds. Substitutions will be accepted. Contact LES at (703) 234-4058 for assistance.
Requests for ADA accommodations and special dietary needs should be submitted to the event contact listed at the top of the page.
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