CEO and co-founder will kick off this year's annual event in Las Vegas.

DreamWorks’ Jeffrey Katzenberg to deliver Keynote Address at Licensing Expo

The CEO of DreamWorks Animation – Jeffrey Katzenberg – will deliver the opening keynote address at this year’s Licensing Expo.

The opening session will take place on Tuesday, June 17th from 8-9am at the Mandalay Bay Convention Center in Las Vegas, and is free for all Expo attendees and exhibitors.

Katzenberg (pictured) co-founder DreamWorks SKG in 1994 with Steven Spielberg and David Geffen. In 2004, DreamWorks Animation became a publicly traded company and, under Katzenberg’s leadership, has become the largest animation studio in the world.

"Licensing Expo’s keynote address is a rallying point for the licensing industry and sets the tone for the overall event," said Charles Riotto, president of LIMA, the exclusive show sponsor. "As the leader of one of the most successful and trend setting entertainment companies and licensors in the world, Jeffrey Katzenberg will provide attendees with his valuable insights into the future of the media and entertainment industries and the licensing business that is sure to resonate with all those in attendance, during the upcoming show and beyond."

Chris DeMoulin, president of licensing and EVP of customer development for Advanstar, added: "We are honoured to welcome industry icon Jeffrey Katzenberg to address our Licensing Expo audience. I can’t imagine a better way to kick off this year’s show."

Licensing Expo runs from June 17th to 19th. For further details and to register, simply click on this link.

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