Teddy Bridgewater’s first NFL rookie cards and autographed cards will arrive in the June release of Panini America’s 2014 Score Football.
You are familiar with rewards programs for your credit cards and the like – now it’s coming to trading cards. In an effort to rid their products of redemptions, Panini is introducing a Rewards Program where collectors can pick and choose the cards they want.
Panini is honoring the Seattle Seahawks as NFL champions with an 18-card commemorative set featuring Malcolm Smith, Wilson, Lynch and images from Super Bowl XLVIII.
Here is a quick rundown of card manufacturers’ plans for wrapper redemption programs at the National Convention. Many companies are offering new sets/cards each day of the July 31-Aug. 4 event.
Panini has inked a limited autograph memorabilia deal with Los Angeles Dodgers rookie slugger Yasiel Puig for its memorabilia division, Panini Authentic.
From the Industry Summit in Las Vegas, Panini America announced it has reached an exclusive multi-year autograph agreement with Washington Nationals pitcher Stephen Strasburg. First product to feature Strasburg will be 2012 Prizm Baseball ion April.
Panini America has announced Tim Franz as its new director of sales. Franz previously worked for Donruss, Fleer and Topps.
As part of the agreement, Panini will conduct youth skills clinics annually at the Hall of Fame. Panini will also produce special autographed trading cards honoring members of each new class of enshrinees.
Panini Authentic will now be the exclusive provider of game-used gear from the Denver Broncos. In addition, Panini will be a supporting sponsor of Broncos Bunch, the official kids club of the Broncos, providing trading cards and more to the group.
The NBA trading card business will remain in the hands of Panini, after the company announced a new multi-year partnership with the NBA that keeps Panini as the exclusive trading card partner.