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SPLiCE BRAND OASIS Licensors Summit™ consistently affords opportunities for Licensors & Solution Providers

to understand business challenges and generate connections. At the end of January 2024 we will accomplish this by hosting (onsite only) 13th SPLiCE BRAND OASIS Licensors Summit

to build awareness within the licensing industry.

We will feature a panel on licensing strategies, 17th annual SPLiCE Social Accountability Mini Summit,

AND incredible best practices from leading experts PLUS Business Networking!


SPLiCE Members attend free of charge and are encouraged to share registration details with their global teams!

SPLiCE Affiliates are associated colleagues to make our event successful, together!

SPLiCE welcomes additional qualified licensing industry stakeholders:

Licensors/Brand Owners and Manufacturers/Licensees.

Acceptance to attend is based upon current by-laws and SPLiCE Global Affiliate Program requirements.

If you are not a SPLiCE Member and would like to register and attend event, for more details please contact


2023 Program Highlights

SPLiCE Brand Oasis Licensors Summit 2023 | Hybrid

Onsite: University of Southern California | Virtual in Hopin

PROGRAM DAY 1: Tuesday, January 24

Building the Brand through Licensing

Onsite: 9:00 am - 6:00 pm PT | Virtual: 1:30 pm - 4:00 pm PT

USC Campus Tour for All Onsite Attendees

Including the Coliseum, Bookstore, Heritage Hall, Bashor Lounge, and USC Village

Fireside Spotlight: The Game Plan of Collegiate Licensing

agency versus in‐house, the retail challenges, KPI’s, and celebrity licensing impacting licensing goals and objectives

Steve Fuller, Director, Trademarks and Licensing Services, USC

Mike Dunn, Chief Brand Officer, Octane5

License Agreement Financial Terms; the Good, the Bad and the WTF Were We Thinking! 

Debora Rose Stewart, Managing Director, Invotex

Kris Anton, Managing Director, Invotex

Fireside 121 Chat: Building your brand through licensing

Debbie Olshan, Sales Director, Dependable Solutions

Kristin Edstrom, Senior Brand Licensing Manager, Morton Salt

How Big is Brand Licensing?

Reliable data that is quantifiable & objective

Scott Goodfellow, Director of Trademark Licensing, Global Business Development, Procter & Gamble

Onsite Business Building Networking & Reception T‐Shirt Swap!

PROGRAM DAY 2: Wednesday, January 25 | 9:15 am - 4:00 pm PT

Protecting the Brand through Licensing

Onsite: 9:15 am - 4:00 pm PT | Virtual: 10:00 am - 2:30 pm PT

16th Annual SPLiCE Social Accountability Mini Summit  Social Impact Assessments

We will focus on how the licensee can manage the program with tools & resources to be successful.

· Managing Risk through Effective Management Systems

· EU Directive on Corporate Sustainability Due Diligence

· United Nations Guiding Principles (UNGP) on Business and Human Rights

Special Guests: Jane Hwang and Hannah Crane, Social Accountability International (SAI)

Extended Producer Regulations & Chemicals in Licensed Products

“Environmental Sustainability/Chemical Registration or Restriction Programs” contract language discussed along with current operating procedures to which licensors manage chemicals in licensed consumer products.

SPLiCE Product Regulatory Compliance Benchmark Co‐Leads

Manny Grace, Associate General Counsel, The Walt Disney Company

Melinda Miller, Director, Product Compliance at Universal Parks & Resorts, NBCU

The Business of NFTs and What is Happening in the Marketplace

We will delve into current trends and legal issues with NFT activations. An engaging Q&A will ensue.

Dave Anderson, Vice President, Business & Legal Affairs, Universal Products & Experiences, NBCUniversal

Sean Keith, Vice President, NFTs & Emerging Technology, Universal Products & Experiences, NBCUniversal

Onsite Trends and Solutions Help Me Help YOU! & Business Building Networking


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Founded in 2012, SPLiCE Licensors Summit™ maintains the vision to facilitate best practices for  licensing process management and showcases expert Solution Providers within the licensing.

Solution Providers will present their developed technologies, processes, and/or

consultation practices to SPLiCE Members and other licensors.

The Society of Product Licensors Committed to Excellence is a blend of industries, companies, and brands that collaborate to share licensing best practices and collective experiences

from the brand owner perspective.

  • As a non-profit, SPLiCE has been in existence for 20 years and skillfully provides a platform of continuous learning through benchmark committees, four annual meetings, and opportunities for Members to interact virtually and in-person.

  • This year, University of Southern California, USC, will host our Brand Oasis Licensors Summit!

  • USC offers spacious venues providing a campus experience like no other! Audience size is limited, first registered to attend onsite, first guaranteed. 

  • We have an extensive roster of licensing experts from major industries to present their experiences and recommendations for the benefit of the audience. We look forward to having you join us!


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“SPLiCE is important to me and my company because we get invaluable information and guidance from peers and service providers that would otherwise be unavailable to us.”

Global Licensing Manager

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