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Party suppliers named as finalists in The Licensing Awards 2023

Rubies, Smiffys, Disguise, Amscan and OppoSuits are among the finalists announced by The Licensing Awards this week.

This week, the finalists for The Licensing Awards, hosted by parent company, Max Publishing, have been announced ahead of the glittering awards ceremony on 12 September, 2023 at The Grosvenor House Hotel, London.

Finalists in the Best Licensed Dress-up or Partyware Range are:

  • Barbie Party Box for Claire’s from Christy’s by Design
  • Barbie UV Colour Change Mermaid Costume from Rubies Masquerade
  • Bluey Party, Balloon and Dress-up Collection from Amscan
  • Gigantosaurus Deluxe Costume Range from Smiffys
  • Little Mermaid Movie Classic Ariel from Disguise
  • Peter Rabbit Classic Paper Tableware for Sainsbury’s from Smiffys
  • Spidey & His Amazing Friends Preschool Costumes from Rubies Masquerade
  • SpongeBob SquarePants Frenzy Suit from OppoSuits
  • The Very Hungry Caterpillar Tabard from Christy’s by Design
  • Willy Wonka & The Chocolate Factory Costume Collection from Rubies Masquerade

“We had an exceptionally strong response from the industry for entries into this year’s product categories,” commented Ian Hyder, ceo of Max Publishing, which owns and organises The Licensing Awards. “I didn’t envy the task of the judges as there were so many incredible products across all of the categories, underlining the innovation, passion and creativity of the licensing industry – and how this only continues to grow.

“Congratulations to all the finalists – we cannot wait to celebrate with you on Tuesday 12 September.”

To see the finalists in the other categories, head over to our sister site,

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