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Brand Design

Conference 2022

Exploring design thinking and creative strategy behind brand extensions

Monday, 19th September | North Gallery Rooms 4 & 5 at London’s Excel

In association with

What is it?

Brands Untapped has dated the inaugural Brand Design Conference, a one-day event exploring design thinking and creativity around brand licensing.

The Brand Design Conference – held in association with Brand Licensing Europe – takes place on Monday, September 19th at ExCeL London.

The day will feature inspiring keynotes and engaging panel sessions highlighting the creativity powering the industry, with speakers spanning Creative Directors, Designers and Licensing Execs from licensors, licensees and agencies.

“We’re incredibly excited to be putting on an event that explores the design process behind great brand extensions, and there’s no better time to so than the eve of Brand Licensing Europe,” said Billy Langsworthy, co-founder of Brands Untapped.

“We have a brilliant sector-spanning line-up of content planned, and hope you’ll join us for this inaugural gathering of the industry’s creative community.”

“We’re delighted to be teaming up with Brands Untapped to shine a spotlight on design and encourage new creatives to join the licensing industry. With design being such a critical part of the licensing process, we’re excited to co-locate the Brand Design Conference alongside BLE to delve into the thinking behind the creative. There is no better platform as BLE has thousands of products on display showcasing innovative and new ways that brands come to life through creative product design,” said Anna Knight, SVP Licensing at Informa Markets.

The Brand Design Conference – held in association with Brand Licensing Europe –takes place at London’s ExCeL on Monday, September 19th.

Who You'll See

Creative Directors

Figures driving the creative strategy at brand owners and licensees alike.

Design
Leaders

Heads of design and product development from companies across the licensing landscape.

Deal
Makers

Licensing Execs sharing how design and creativity influences the partnerships they strike.

Engaging
Sessions

We’ll bring experts together for discussions on a range of topics, from experience-based licensing to how brands thrive in ‘left-field’ sectors.

Our Partners

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Speakers

Sophie Bloomfield

Sophie Bloomfield

Creative Director & CEO, Sophie Bloomfield Consulting
Jenn Sandberg

Jenn Sandberg

Owner & Designer, JS Product Design
Ben Roberts

Ben Roberts

Content Director, EMEA, Licensing Global
Luc Hudson

Luc Hudson

Co-Founder & Creative Director, Triclops Studio

Rob Ames

Rob Ames

Co-Founder & Creative Director, Triclops Studio
Oliver Dyer

Oliver Dyer

Founder, Skew
Jo Taylor

Jo Taylor

Director of Audiences, Rambert
Helen Shute

Helen Shute

Chief Executive & Executive Producer, Rambert


Dave Tovey

Dave Tovey

Associate Vice President, Brand Management & Head of Digital Media Representation (Tinderbox), Beanstalk
Dave Collins

Dave Collins

Co-Founder, PowerStation Studios