Cartoon Network MENA Licensing Day 2017

Cartoon Network MENA Licensing Day 2017

Cartoon Network MENA Licensing Day 2017

Yesterday (26/09/2017), Cartoon Network MENA (Middle East and North Africa) held their annual licensing day at Park Hyatt in Dubai, United Arab Emirates. At the event, Cartoon Network Enterprises announced their product, service and franchising licensing plans for 2018.

Licensees and retailers from all across the region attended the event which had many of the new products on display. Attendees were also taken through an interactive tour for several Cartoon Network IPs including Adventure Time, The Amazing World of Gumball, Powerpuff Girls, Ben 10, the locally produced animated series – Mansour (which now has franchising status) and many others. At the event, retailers were presented with toolkits on how to utilise Cartoon Network’s franchises which includes everything from AR (Augmented Reality) to entertainment shows.

In a statement about the licensing event, Ali El-Hagar, Licensing Director for Cartoon Network MENA & Turkey, said:

“We want to focus on simple growth pillars starting from franchise management. Earlier, we were in the launch phase. We now want to concentrate on the building and sustaining phases. We will work towards regional expansion adapting to local preferences aimed at driving deep engagement with shoppers and Cartoon Network audiences across the region.”

http://www.broadcastprome.com/news/asiasat-9-ready-for-launch-on-29-september/

In other product licensing news, Concept One in the United States will be manufacturing a series of We Bare Bears themed clothing accessories and for Adult Swim’s Rick and Morty. For the UK market, Poetic Brands will be manufacturing a portfolio of Rick and Morty nightwear.

http://www.licensemag.com/license-global/concept-one-picks-cn-properties

http://www.licensemag.com/license-global/rick-and-morty-bags-uk-apparel-licensee

Cartoon Network MENA The Powerpuff Girls And The Amazing World Of Gumball Mashup From 10th September

Cartoon Network MENA The Powerpuff Girls And The Amazing World Of Gumball Mashup From 10th September

Cartoon Network MENA The Powerpuff Girls And The Amazing World Of Gumball Mashup From 10th September

Cartoon Network MENA (Middle East and North Africa) will be airing a episode mashup programming block featuring two very different animated shows, one is set in an amazing world and the other has three amazing super-girls – The Amazing World of Gumball and The Powerpuff Girls. The mashup will be airing weekdays at 4.30pm KSA from Sunday 10th September.

http://www.cartoonnetworkme.com/show/the-powerpuff-girls

http://www.cartoonnetworkme.com/show/gumball

Cartoon Network Live Stage Show World Premiere 11th October In Abu Dhabi

Cartoon Network Live Stage Show World Premiere 11th October In Abu Dhabi

Cartoon Network Live Stage Show World Premiere 11th October In Abu Dhabi

Cartoon Network’s upcoming stage show – Cartoon Network Live! Heroes Unite will be having its world premiere at the du Forum on Yas Island in Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates on the Wednesday 11th October, at the du Forum the show will run until Saturday 14th October. After performing in Abu Dhabi, the stage show will be on tour performing in various locations around the Middle East, Europe and Africa. Tickets for the world premiere are now available on http://www.ticketmaster.ae, be quick before they sell out!.

Cartoon Network Live! will feature characters from Ben 10, The Amazing World of Gumball and The Powerpuff Girls. The live stage production follows the story of a scientist named Kelvin Gizmo, who takes the audience into the world of Cartoon Network which is under-threat by an evil robot named Zarr, the live performance will take its audience to Elmore, Townsville and the Land of Ooo where Kelvin will team up with Cartoon Network’s heroes to stop Zarr’s evil plans.

More info about Cartoon Network Live! on the link below:

https://www.regularcapital.com/2017/06/cartoon-network-live-performance-tour-coming-soon-to-europe-middle-east-and-africa/

While talking about Cartoon Network Live!: Heroes Unite’s world premiere, Gerardo Llanes, Executive Director, Yas Island Destination Management said:

“We are excited to be hosting “Cartoon Network Live!” world premiere here on Yas Island. This is just one of many family-friendly events that will be part of the island’s most impressive events programme to date. We look forward to welcoming the ‘little’ fans of the UAE’s most popular children’s brand on Yas Island this October for what is sure to be an amazing show for the whole family.”

Book tickets: http://www.ticketmaster.ae/artist/cartoon-network-live-tickets/929840?brand=ae_cn&language=en-us&tm_link=tm_homeA_2_f7

http://gulfnews.com/culture/theatre/cartoon-network-live-comes-to-abu-dhabi-1.2073290