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BRANDS & RETAIL CONFERENCES - an Eagle Stone Events Ltd Production
Brands & Retail is founded by Ryan Beaird ex Licensing International UK Office representative and with over ten years-experience of running associations, events and membership has now formed a NEW conference for the UK Consumer Product Brand industry.

With a vast global database in media, especially animation we are better than most at bringing your IP's into the view of the consumer product market. If you are a Retailer of Licensee / Manufacturer, please get in touch to secure your seats for our Brands Retail UK Conferences.

Please drop us a line or pop in to discuss how we can help your Brand.

Eagle Stone Events LTD
Brands & Retail Conferences
Tel: +44 1908 303 635

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Ryan Beaird - Event Director / Editor

With over seven years of running the UK Licensing Trade Associations' events and membership - Ryan Beaird's connections expand into the Brands, Licensees, Retailers and also Service Providers in the Global Licensing Industry.

His connections also extend into Film / TV and animation and can consult new IP owners wanting to exploit their properties into merchandising. 

A speaker and representative for the Licensing Industry over so many years he can help your brand take it's first steps into the Consumer Product industry.

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Julia Redman - Contributing Retail Focused Articles

Julia has over 30 years experience of buying Licensed merchandise across all categories, having worked for Arcadia, Marks & Spencer, BHS, Woolworths, Debenhams and M&Co


Now the owner of Buyers Eye a Retail focused consultancy, Julia also lectures Fashion Buying and Sourcing at the University of Arts and the Fashion Retail academy in London.

You can read her Retail focused articles every Wednesday by signing up to the Brands & Retail UK mailing list.

If you wish to speak to Julia about Retail consultancy you can contact her at Buyers Eye by visiting

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Michael Gottlieb - Contributing Music & Entertainment Articles

Michael is a veteran of the Licensing industry with over 30 years experience. He has worked for global companies including Warner Bros Consumer Products and has established marketing partnerships with Walkers Crisps, Marks and Spencer, Tesco, Primark and Penguin Books to name a few.


Michael believes music has the power to stir emotions and bring products to life. As Founder/Managing Partner of Sunny Side Up Licensing he represents music publishers and develops new ideas. His articles relating to music have been published in Marketing Week, Music Week and the Marketors magazine.


He has just been made a Liveryman with The Worshipful Company of Marketors.

If you wish to speak to Michael about Music Publishing Licensing you can contact him at Sunny Side Up by visiting

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