Webcasts from the Leading Global Card Association

As a member benefit, ICMA hosts live webcasts featuring card manufacturers, personalizers, issuers and other experts delivering virtual presentations about the transaction card industry. If you’re a participant, you can listen via conference call portal and watch the presenter and PowerPoint live while posting questions for immediate feedback.

Whether you’re in North America, Europe, Asia or any other part of the world, you can join our webinars and webcasts without ever moving your chair. ICMA’s diverse presentations on the global card industry can be viewed from the convenience of your office or conference room, where you and your colleagues can be part of another great educational resource from the leading global card association.  They are also archived on the Members Only website for later viewing opportunities.

Sample topics from our webcast archives for member card manufacturers, personalizers and suppliers include:

  • European Card Market Statistics presented by Al Vrancart, ICMA Founder Emeritus and Industry Advisor, with trends from 12 vertical market segments as well as card manufacturing and personalization growth specific to the European market. Al’s other webinars have included North American Market Statistics and Global Card and P&F Statistics Highlights.
  • Developments in the Gift Card Marketplace from Karen Brooker, CPS Cards (formerly at ABnote NA)
  • How Social Media Can Manufacture Virtual Success in a Tangible Way by ICMA’s Public Relations Manager
  • What Can Card Manufacturers Infer from Current Standards Activity? presented by ICMA Standards and Technical Representative, David Tushie
  • Introduction to MasterCard’s CQM Requirements V2.16 from Uwe Trüggelmann, TruCert Ltd
  • Effectively Designing and Introducing New Trends in Card Design with Megan Bogard, CPI Card Group
  • Healthcare Card Industry Overview from Sheila Loy, HID Global

Each webcast on the global card industry will be recorded and provided on the Webinar Archive page in the Members Only portal link at the top of this page.

Members can set up a log-in with ICMA headquarters and you’ll have the ability to connect to all of ICMA’s webinars/webcasts as well as other training materials such as CITE (Card Industry Training & Education), standards reports, tutorials, an issuer training webinar and ACE accreditation. Go to www.icmatraining.com to get started.

Upcoming Webcasts

Update on Digital Printing Presses for Card Manufacturing

November 27, 2018 10:30am EST

A number of advancements have been made in digital printing presses over the last few years resulting in their application to many products in card manufacturing.  This webinar will explore the enhanced flexibility and capability that digital presses bring to card manufacturing.  It will also weigh the limitations current equipment have with certain card products.

Presented by David Tushie, ICMA Standards and Technical Representative

Global Card and Personalization/Fulfillment Market Statistics Highlights Webcast

January 23, 2019 9:30am EST

This presentation will offer insights into the trends of the 12 vertical market segments as well as card manufacturing and personalization statistics. This webinar will provide the information you need to help move your card business forward.

Presented by Al Vrancart, Founder Emeritus and Industry Advisor, ICMA

Global and North American Card Industry Market Trends Webcast

February 6, 2019 9:30am EST

This webcast presented by Al Vrancart, ICMA Founder Emeritus and Industry Advisor, will offer insights into trends from 12 vertical market segments as well as card manufacturing and personalization growth specific to the North American market.

Global and European Card Industry Market Trends Webcast

March 6, 2019 9:30am EST

This webcast presented by Al Vrancart, ICMA Founder Emeritus and Industry Advisor, will offer insights into trends from 12 vertical market segments as well as card manufacturing and personalization growth specific to the European market.

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