Wednesday, September 16, 2015
ATLANTA, Ga. (September 16, 2015) – The Collegiate Licensing Company (CLC), the licensing affiliate of IMG College, today announced a five-year extension of its partnership with University of Central Florida (UCF) to continue managing the school’s successful trademark licensing program. UCF, which is the country’s second-largest university and boasts an enrollment of more than 60,000, began partnering with CLC in 1992.
“We’re thrilled to continue our relationship with CLC,” said Sue Gonzalez, UCF’s Assistant Director of Marketing and Licensing. “The entire CLC team is fully committed to our University; they understand our unique needs, and have the knowledge, relationships, and unparalleled resources to help us achieve our goals.”
“We’re eager to continue to build licensing momentum for UCF, which has become a nationally recognized college brand,” said Cory Moss, SVP and Managing Director, CLC. “Officially licensed UCF products continue to gain new distribution, and the Knights’ program has enjoyed royalty growth of 75% over the past five years.”
CLC, the leading collegiate licensing agency in the U.S., signed or extended its licensing agreements with more than 50 partner institutions in 2015. CLC currently represents nearly 200 collegiate institutions, including 29 bowl games and the College Football Playoff.
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America’s Partnership University: The University of Central Florida, the nation’s second-largest university with more than 60,000 students, has grown in size, quality, diversity and reputation in its first 50 years. Today, the university offers more than 200 degree programs at its main campus in Orlando and more than a dozen other locations. UCF is an economic engine attracting and supporting industries vital to the region’s future while providing students with real-world experiences that help them succeed after graduation. For more information, visit http://today.ucf.edu.
About the Collegiate Licensing Company
CLC is a division of global sports and entertainment company IMG. Founded in 1981, CLC is the oldest and largest collegiate trademark licensing agency in the U.S. and currently represents nearly 200 colleges, universities, bowl games, athletic conferences, The Heisman Trophy and the NCAA. The mission of CLC is to be the guiding force in collegiate trademark licensing and one of the top sports licensing firms in the country. CLC is dedicated to being a center of excellence in providing licensing services of the highest quality to its member institutions, licensees, retailers and consumers. Headquartered in Atlanta (Ga.), CLC is a full-service licensing representative, which employs a staff of more than 90 licensing professionals who provide full-service capabilities in brand protection, brand management, and brand development. For more information on CLC, visit: CLC.com or IMGCollege.com.