Every year, The International Card Manufacturers Association honors world-class achievements in card design, tech innovation and other categories that establish the global vanguard for card manufacturing excellence. Widely acknowledged as the most renowned platform for card excellence, the coveted Élan Awards distinguish ICMA manufacturers, suppliers and personalization/fulfillment members before their peers and customers as industry leaders.
This year, an independent panel of card industry experts recognized Crypterium VISA Metal Card as a winner for the ‘Feature Cards: Metal Cards’ category.
It is a great honor for us to be named among the best of the best in the global card industry. While winning an Élan Award offers significant promotional opportunities for high-profile industry recognition and visibility, we, in turn, promise to continue developing digital payments technologies on a global scale.
What is ICMA?
The International Card Manufacturers Association (ICMA) is the leading global card association for card manufacturers and personalizers supported by suppliers and other industry participants. For over 30 years, ICMA has been at the forefront of this rapidly changing industry, uniting the many companies involved in manufacturing and personalizing cards by creating a global organization for education, networking, and sharing new and innovative ideas.
As the complexity of card manufacturing and personalization has increased, so have the production, standards, quality, security and environmental issues surrounding these cards. ICMA has become a major player in the industry, providing both in-person and online education, networking, idea-sharing, and collaboration for companies around the globe, including, but not limited to The Americas, MEA, Asia and Europe.