The International Card Manufacturers Association (ICMA) serves the dynamic card industry and the various companies and organizations involved in manufacturing and personalizing these cards. The association represents nearly 250 companies in the card industry from around the globe. In addition to training programs, educational events and publishing the magazine Card Manufacturing, the association leads a variety of programs for the card industry. For more information about ICMA, membership benefits, a list of members and other helpful information about the association, visit the ICMA web site.
ICMA’s next Card Manufacturing & Personalization EXPO will take place March 26-29, 2018 at the Omni Orlando Resort at ChampionsGate in Florida. Save the date!
Grow professionally and get the essential education you need to excel in the card industry by attending the next EXPO. There will be an abundance of networking opportunities, including the chance to meet leading suppliers with 100 exhibits expected. ICMA members can also take the opportunity to share their expertise by delivering a presentation at the event.
For the third year in a row, ICMA will co-locate the EXPO with the Secure Technology Alliance Payments Summit. Secure Technology Alliance is a multi-industry association working to stimulate adoption of smart card technology and advanced payment technology.
The EXPO will also be co-located this year with the U.S. Payments Forum All Members Meeting. The co-located events will include educational tracks on card manufacturing/ personalization trends and emerging payment applications/ new technologies for mobile and transportation payments.
“With the future in mind, our card industry members will have diverse, contemporary and unique opportunities to explore in Orlando,” said Jeffrey Barnhart, executive director and founder of ICMA. Barnhart continued, “As always, attendees will be invited to educate, learn and network while gaining valuable insight on card manufacturing and issuing trends and new technologies in security and payments, as well as market forecasts.”