NEWS - Wednesday, June 27, 2001
Tony Hawk License WinsActivision, publishers of the Tony Hawk game series, announced today that it has been awarded Licensee of the Year in the Sports/Special Events category by the International Licensing Industry Merchandisers Association. The award is in recognition for Activisions Tony Hawks Pro Skater video game. Greg Goldstein, Vice President of Brand Development and Licensing for Activision, accepted the award during LIMAs annual awards gala on June 13, 2001 at the New York Hilton Hotel.
``We are thrilled to accept this award from LIMA, states Goldstein. ``It underscores the tremendous worldwide appeal of the Tony Hawks Pro Skater brand among the vast array of high-quality licensed products available in the marketplace. This honor recognizes the hard work and dedication of everyone at Neversoft and Activision.