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Panini America Earns Nine Industry Summit Awards During 2018 Business Conference

March 3, 2018

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The 2018 Industry Summit, the sports collecting industry’s annual business conference, concluded Wednesday in Dallas with a closing ceremony that honored the best and brightest of the last year with the presentation of the Industry Summit Awards. During the ceremony, Panini America was honored with an industry-leading nine awards, including hardware for Product of the Year and Best Basketball Product (2016-17 Prizm Basketball), Best Football Product (2017 Contenders Football)Best Global Sports Product (2016-17 Select Soccer), Best Customer Service and Best Single-Day Promotion (2017 Black Friday).

The company also was honored with awards for Card of the Year (2016-17 Prizm Basketball #1 Ben Simmons RC), Best Memorabilia Card (2017 Immaculate Baseball Jumbo Materials Mickey Mantle #7) and Best Online Product (Panini Instant). The awards were voted on by hobby shop owners, online retailers, distributors, group breakers and other Industry Summit attendees. All trading card manufacturers and their products were eligible for the awards.

“On behalf of all of our great staff and team, I’d like to thank Beckett Media and the attendees of the Industry Summit for this tremendous recognition,” said D.J. Kazmierczak, Panini America’s Vice President of Sales and Product Development. “They say that ‘it takes a village’ and that could not be more truthful in regards to our business and our products. It is with great admiration and respect that we thank our employees and business partners for their incredible passion, creativity and dedication. During this Summit we heard that the industry continues to thrive and that many of these award-winning products and services have been key sales drivers over the past year. Our company mission statement continues to include being good stewards of our awesome industry.”

You can find out complete details of Panini America’s nine awards below.

2 Comments leave one →
  1. Scott Kading Sr. permalink
    March 3, 2018 11:30 am

    Congrats, so when will I get my redemptions?

  2. Sport Card Collectors permalink
    March 3, 2018 12:22 pm

    Congrats to everyone on their hard work

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