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BCW Diversified to award $1,500 retailer prize at 2012 Summit


LAS VEGAS (December 27, 2011) – BCW Diversified, an industry-leading manufacturer of high-quality collecting supplies, has agreed to take a leadership position in the 2012 Industry Summit – including an innovative prize drawing in which one lucky retailer will leave Las Vegas with a BCW prize package valued at $1500 wholesale.
BCW’s integrated promotion will begin Sunday, March 18, as attendees arrive for the start of Summit business meetings. The company will once again sponsor the Summit’s business card exchange, providing a central location where all attendees can obtain contact information and develop new business relationships.
In addition, BCW ( is creating a special Meet the Industry presentation, which will include information on popular and upcoming BCW products – as well as an entry form for the BCW prize drawing. BCW’s Ken O’Brien will cap the company’s Summit appearance by announcing the $1500 grand prize winning independent retail store on Tuesday afternoon, March 20.
“We are pleased to have the opportunity to take a leadership role in the 2012 Industry Summit,’’ O’Brien said. “One lucky retailer will leave The Industry Summit with a certificate for $1,500 worth of BCW hobby supplies at wholesale, freight paid, to his or her store. We anticipate a lot of excitement, and look forward to meeting with all of our current and future customers throughout the 2012 Industry Summit.’’

About BCW Diversified: Based in Anderson, Indiana, BCW ( provides more than 100,000 worldwide customers with the highest quality, most cost-effective hobby supplies available anywhere. The company, now in its 28th year, carries more than $4 million in inventory to ensure that the supplies you order will be available when you need them.

About The Industry Summit: The annual trade conference for professionals in the sports and entertainment collectible and gaming industries, The Industry Summit brings together more than 350 leaders from manufacturing, licensing, distribution and retailing segments. Register today at to be featured exhibitor at 2013 Summit


LAS VEGAS (Jan. 1, 2013) –, a leader in the emerging online case-break market, will be a featured exhibitor at the 2013 Industry Summit, organizers announced.

The California-based company will conduct multiple box and case breaks – with many featuring trading card executives and celebrity guests– from the Summit show floor during the sports collectible industry’s annual trade conference (March 17-20 at The Orleans Hotel & Casino).

“It’s a great opportunity for MojoBreak to share the excitement of online breaks with everyone – both at home, and at our industry’s trade show,’’ said Doug Caskey, CEO at “Our position on the show floor will provide collectors with unique access to the industry. We can’t wait for March.’’

Online case breaking has generated “phenomenal’’ growth in trading card sales during the past 18 months, Industry Summit host Kevin Isaacson noted. The popularity of live online breaks has provided brick-and-mortar retailers with incremental revenue opportunities, and has also created a distinct new retailing category: The online break specialist.
“Online breaks are a great way to engage a community of collectors,’’ Isaacson said. “We’re very pleased that MojoBreak will be broadcasting live from the Summit show floor – it’s a great way for collectors to access The Summit, and to interact with card company executives and local retailers during their time in Las Vegas.’’

More details on’s plans for the 2013 Summit will be announced in early February. For more information on Mojobreak or to participate in one of the company’s online events, visit ‘