Sports Licensing and Tailgate Show

January 22-24, 2019 Las Vegas Convention Center, South Hall


Bucking the Trend

November 9, 2016 - Sports fans display their allegiances in a variety of ways, especially on game days: T-shirts with their favorite teams’ logos, face paint, jerseys and, of course, hats. Hats — whether they’re ball caps, visors or the occasional cowboy hat —… Read More

Going Big Across the Board

October 5, 2016 - The game is called “Bags” in some parts of the country, while it’s called “Cornhole” in others. There are two boards — each complete with holes measuring 6 inches in diameter — four players and eight beanbags with each set.… Read More

Board Games

July 20, 2016 - Jimbo Gaskin has a unique plan for the cruiser skateboard market. And if you listen to him for just a moment, it becomes apparent that he’s not just interested in making ripples in one sector; he wants to change the… Read More

’47 Adds to Sales Force

May 27, 2016 - ’47, Boston, recently announced it has hired John Rabik as national accounts manager — lifestyle. In this role, Rabik will focus on growing the company’s lifestyle accounts while fostering brand awareness nationally. Prior to joining ’47, he served as… Read More

Forza Motorsport Launches NASCAR Expansion Pack

May 19, 2016 - NASCAR has partnered with Xbox’s “Forza Motorsport” franchise to launch the NASCAR “Forza Motorsport 6” expansion pack. Launched on May 17 for Xbox One, the expansion pack will bring new 16 drivers and teams, along with the Miami-Homestead Speedway; the… Read More

Chelsea Signs $87 Million Deal with Nike

May 18, 2016 - Chelsea, a London-based English Premier League (EPL) soccer club, has reportedly agreed to an estimated $87 million-a-year deal with sports apparel giant Nike, Beaverton, Ore., according to The Telegraph. The news comes after Chelsea prematurely ended its contract… Read More

adidas Ends Chelsea Sponsorship Early

May 12, 2016 - adidas, Herzogenaurach, Germany, has reached a mutual agreement to end its sponsorship of English Premier League club Chelsea on June 30, 2017. adidas has sponsored Chelsea since 2006, and its current deal was slated to last until 2023; in… Read More

From Dream to Reality

May 11, 2016 - Lucky Soul started as a dream — and not a dream, as in a long-term vision by its founder, Vinnie Merrill. The business literally started as the result of a middle-of-the-night dream. “It was the eve of my birthday [in… Read More