LAS VEGAS — The 2017 Industry Summit, the sports collecting industry’s annual trade show, concluded yesterday with a closing ceremony that honored the best and brightest of the last year with the presentation of the Amazon Sports Collectibles Industry Summit Awards. During the ceremony, Panini America was honored with an industry-leading 10 awards, including hardware for Product of the Year and Football Product of the Year (2016 National Treasures Football), Basketball Product of the Year (2015-16 Prizm Basketball) and Best Single-Day Promotion (2016 Black Friday).
The company also was honored with awards for Best Ongoing Promotion (NFL Player of the Day) and Best Autograph Card (2016 National Treasures Football Treasure Chest #2 featuring autographs from Carson Wentz, Corey Coleman, Dak Prescott, Derrick Henry, Devontae Booker, Ezekiel Elliott, Jared Goff, Michael Thomas, Paul Perkins, Paxton Lynch, Sterling Shepard and Will Fuller V). The awards were voted on by hobby shop owners, online retailers, distributors, group breakers and other Industry Summit attendees. Two of the awards (Card of the Year and Customer Service) were awarded as ties with other manufacturers.
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