GCVA Connect Global Conference 2021 – 3 & 4 March

A warm welcome to our GCVA Global Conference 2021 partners.

Partnership is key to raising awareness and extending the reach to all areas of the gift card and voucher community. This year we are going global so can offer an even wider reach without having to leave your doorstep.

If you are interested in becoming a partner or associate partner please contact [email protected]


BRC – Associate Partner
About the British Retail Consortium

The BRC’s purpose is to make a positive difference to the retail industry and the customers it serves, today and in the future. Retail is an exciting, dynamic and diverse industry which is going through a period of profound change. The BRC is committed to ensuring the industry thrives through this period of transformation. We tell the story of retail, work with our members to drive positive change and use our expertise and influence to create an economic and policy environment that enables retail businesses to thrive and consumers to benefit. Our membership comprises over 5,000 businesses delivering £180bn of retail sales and employing over one and half million employees.


BVCNL – Associate Partner
The BVCNL is the Dutch trade association for gift cards. It represents over 40 members including the largest card issuers, retailers and suppliers in the Netherlands. The BVCNL represents the interests of the entire sector in politics and stakeholders. In addition, the BVCNL shares market information with its members and keeps them informed about e.g. laws and regulations. Collaboration and networking is an important aspect for members. The BVCNL is the voice of the Dutch gift card industry. The aim is to enlarge the market and improve its image. More information is to be found


Flourish – Associate Partner
Flourish Conference and Media are on hiatus for 2021. But we are still supporting our industry by making sure you are connected to great events and industry knowledge through partnerships with organizations like the GCVA.


The Gift Club – Media Partner
We’re a unique marketing & communications platform uniting the global loyalty, rewards, gift card and engagement market in one place to enable new business, partnerships and bottom-line growth. We have over 6,000 subscribers from all over the world and growing. We do this through strong SEO activities, well curated content, our Vendor Directory, Network Hub and Job Board so individuals and businesses can be heard, be seen and be found more easily by their clients and partners and in one place. No one gets left out.


IGCC – Associate Partner
The Incentive Gift Card Council (IGCC) is a strategic industry group, within the Incentive Marketing Association (IMA), created to provide an awareness of gift cards / certificates as a viable option for use in premium and incentive programs. The association has worked to educate the incentive marketplace and the corporate community on the benefits of gift cards, including choice, value and service, and other key attributes recipients say they want in their awards.


IMA Europe – Associate Partner
IMA Europe advocates for and promotes the use of Incentive, Reward & Recognition to improve business performance. IMA Europe is dedicated to promoting high standards of professionalism in the Incentive, Reward & Recognition industry. By creating awareness of our industry, we are able to help our members prosper in a changing business environment through knowledge sharing, industry content delivery and networking.


KPMG LLP – Associate Partner
KPMG LLP, a UK limited liability partnership, operates from 22 offices across the UK with approximately 17,600 partners and staff. The UK firm recorded a revenue of £2.40 billion in the year ended 30 September 2019. KPMG is a global organisation of independent professional services firms providing Audit, Tax and Advisory services. We operate in 147 countries and territories and have more than 219,000 people working in member firms around the world. Each KPMG firm is a legally distinct and separate entity and describes itself as such. KPMG International Limited is a private English company limited by guarantee. KPMG International Limited and its related entities do not provide services to clients.


PVD – Associate Partner
Founded in 2011, Prepaid Verband Deutschland (PVD) e.V. is an industry association representing the interests of the prepaid industry operating in Germany. These include, for example, providers of prepaid payment methods (such as banks and electronic money institutions), processing companies, retailers and E-Commerce companies issuing gift cards, technical service providers of loyalty and prepaid systems and distributors of prepaid payment products in the retail sector. By actively developing the prepaid market, the association represents the interests of its members and is the point of contact for politicians, authorities and the public. Further the PVD is publisher of the half-yearly appearing magazine PVD News and organises the Prepaid Congress, which takes place annually in Berlin. At present over 20 companies are members of the PVD.


RGCA – Associate Partner
Founded in 2008, the Retail Gift Card Association is the only trade association representing the closed-loop gift card industry, and is comprised of members committed to promoting and protecting the use of retail gift cards. RGCA members follow a code of principles that promotes best practice standards to help the industry grow, shaping it in ways that benefit both members and consumers. Our membership includes large regional and national brands that operate in the retail, restaurant, travel, and entertainment space. Our retailer members issue branded gift cards and our supporting members work to enhance their gift card programs. Our supporting members make gift cards their priority in order to build lasting collaborative relationships with retailers to take their gift card programs to the next level.