Artfest International, Inc., the parent company of Art Channel, Inc. and Art Channel Galleries, Inc., recently announced that the company’s chief executive officer, Edward Vakser, will attend the Licensing International Expo from June 8th through June 10th at the Mandalay Bay Convention Center in Las Vegas, Nevada. Recognized as the meeting place for the biggest names and the hottest properties in the industry for over 30 years, the Licensing International Expo 2010 will include more than 18,000 attendees from over 98 countries.

During the convention, Artfest International will be offering the licensing for its newly developed character Rhupert and a 13-episode animated series scheduled for a premiere this fall season on Time Warner and several other television networks. In addition, the Company has scheduled meetings with various companies that are interested in licensing opportunities with Artfest International.

Edward Vakser, chief executive officer of Artfest International, stated, “We are excited about our scheduled meetings at the licensing show. This is a one of a kind opportunity to meet some of the world’s greatest leaders in the industry and license our ever growing catalog of artists, celebrities and new products.” Mr. Vakser continued, “Our staff worked long and hard in producing these products, and we anticipate a successful and productive week at the show.”

For additional information, please visit www.artfestinternational.com.