Why Attend?

The 2018 Industry Summit is the premier B2B conference for the collectibles industry. All retailers, manufacturers, distributors and industry service providers are welcome to attend.

So why should you attend the 2018 Industry Summit?

  • Network with leading retailers from around the country
  • One on One sessions with representatives from the top manufacturers
  • Access to the top collectibles distributors and industry service providers
  • Visit with representatives from the world of e-commerce including eBay, COMC and Beckett Business Solutions
  • Keynote address from Randy Nelson, a leading business coach and an Amazon best-selling author
  • Learn valuable tips on email marketing from Tarsha Polk – a leading email marketing specialist and Constant Contact expert. Tarsha has worked with the NFL and the AFL and was part of the business team for Super Bowl XLV.
  • Take a tour of Graphic Converting (courtesy of Panini) to learn more about how cards are printed, packaged and more – a once in a lifetime opportunity and never before offered in this format (RETAILERS ONLY)
  • Learn all about social media from Gabe Flores – Texas Motor Speedway’s Interactive Marketing Manager plus Taylor Stern, the Social Media Coordinator for the Dallas Cowboys. Also joining the panel will be Ray Schulte, the NSCC Show Director of Communications and Michael Fruitman from Mike’s Stadium Sportscards.
  • Attend valuable business and hobby sessions to help you grow your business, be a smarter business person and more
  • ALL retailers, manufacturers, distributors and service providers are welcome to attend. This is a conference built on partnerships; not exclusive, invite only events
  • Plus you will receive several great perks including:
    • A fabulous gift from Panini America
    • An exciting off-site field trip to see “the hobby in action” at Graphic Converting, courtesy of Panini America (RETAILERS ONLY)
    • A phenomenal memorabilia gift from Leaf Trading Cards – featuring a sealed box of “2017 Leaf Autographed Jersey Edition Football”. Boxes will be marked with a special Summit edition sticker, and will include a phenomenal mix of Hall of Famers, current Super Stars and the hottest Rookies!! (a $150 value)
    • A Tuesday evening trip for all attendees to the Winstar Casino, the world’s largest casino – including $25 in free play, courtesy of the Industry Summit!
    • (10) cards graded ON-SITE for FREE from Beckett Grading Services (a $500 value)
    • (1) autographed item authenticated ON-SITE by Beckett Authentication Services (up to $100 in value)-STILL TO BE FINALIZED
    • A 1yr Total Access Online Price Guide subscription (a $327 value)
      • Use for yourself or gift it to a top customer (CANNOT be shared as logins are IP tracked)
    • A “Blue Bag” gift from the pricing department at Beckett Collectibles (approximate value $50)
      • The 2nd year of the “Blue Bag” gift program promises to be even bigger and better than last years
      • Last year’s gifts included a Derek Jeter autograph, HOF autographs, several 1/1’s, high end rookie cards and more!
    • A promotional collectible gift pack from the Beckett Ad Sales team PLUS a FREE business card size ad, published one time in the magazine of your choice (a $100 value)
    • Our friends at ebay are offering one (1) month Anchor Store subscription for FREE (a $350 value) for all registered Industry Summit Attendees!
      • *Anchor Store promotion only available for new sellers and store upgrades (basic and premium).
    • In addition, ebay will provide on-site, one on one consultations with Industry Summit attendees – up to a 45-minute session! Email summit@beckett.com if interested in a one on one consultation with ebay.
    • A super cool gift from Ballqube – the original Grandstand Baseball Display Case with UV Protection
    • $20 in “Pit bucks” courtesy of thePit.com, to all new customers of thePit.com. Find out more during Meet the Industry!
    • More perks added weekly…so check back often!