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GCVA Global Conference 2023 – 1 & 2 March
Sponsorship packages vary from broadcast to networking sponsor; and from registration to first night party.

Download the Conference Overview PDF here.

Find out more about becoming a sponsor – email [email protected]


We are delighted to announce SVS as lead sponsor for the GCVA Global Conference 2023 for the eighth year running.

SVS – Lead Sponsor

A worldwide leader focused solely on increasing your gift card sales.

It’s what we care about – the success of your gift card program and the resulting growth in your overall sales. It’s no longer a question of why gift cards. It’s a question of how to take advantage of the countless ways consumers want to buy them, use them, and gift them. That’s why, from our pioneering days, we focused exclusively on building an all-inclusive platform dedicated to stored value and its exploding popularity with your customers.

Your gift card programme deserves absolute focus, and that’s what SVS is all about.

Fiserv – First Night Party Sponsor

Take your loyalty programme, rewards, and incentives to the next level. Gift Solutions from Fiserv helps you extend your brand reach, expand your distribution, and engage consumers – anytime, anywhere, on any device. We help clients drive growth across all channels with innovative, end-to-end branded currency solutions. Trusted by over 350 of the world’s largest brands and thousands of smaller merchants, Gift Solutions from Fiserv helps drive customer engagement and build brand loyalty while growing revenue. At Fiserv, we’re dedicated to finding new ways to push the envelope on how brands and consumers use technology and digital mobility to connect.

Merit Incentives – Registration Sponsor

Merit Incentives is a technology company helping companies to engage with their employees and customers by providing digital gifts, rewards and engagement strategies using innovative technologies. Merit Incentives is selling and distributing digital gift cards of 400+ retailers in the MENA region alone and +2,500 brands across 45+ countries.

Merit Incentives has developed proprietary white-label technology solutions for retailers such as gift card processing system, gift registry and gift card applications.

Merit Incentives is based in Dubai and has offices accross the MENA region and Pakistan.

Blackhawk Network – Dot. Tech Sponsor

Blackhawk Network delivers branded payment programmes to help meet today’s most challenging business objectives. We collaborate with our partners to innovate, translating market trends in branded payments to extend reach, build loyalty and increase revenue. Whether you’re a merchant, retailer, or digital reseller, we have all the tools to help you drive revenue with a gift card programme.

We’re helping businesses elevate their most important relationships with branded payment solutions. We offer a full portfolio of comprehensive services to ensure the success of our partners’, including design, distribution, fulfilmentand marketing. Our proven reliability and scale underpins every programme, giving our partners confidence that business objectives will be exceeded. We’re shaping the future of global branded payments.

Tillo – Research Sponsor

When you want to grow your business, you’re pulled in two directions.You need to acquire new customers, and reward existing fans to keep them loyal. It’s not an easy balance to strike. But Tillo makes it effortless.

Our innovative platform uses the power of digital gift cards to connect consumers to the brands they love – making you magnetically attractive to new customers, and giving existing ones every reason to stay.

Tillo is quick and easy to deploy, with the fastest growing network, having processed over £2 billion-worth of gift cards. We work with over 2,000 brands, in 16 currencies, across 36 markets, and thanks to our outstanding platform, constant innovation and excellent service we rarely lose a customer.

Tillo ends the battle between loyalty and acquisition, and helps businesses supercharge sustainable and profitable growth. Let’s start supercharging yours.

WeGift – GCVA 101 Sponsor

WeGift enables some of the largest and most-influential companies to disburse funds to the people they serve for rewards, refunds, rebates, remittances and more. The WeGift network connects merchants, individuals and organisations to instantly send digital currencies around the globe. WeGift removes friction to make payouts fast, affordable, effortless, and personalised. Operating in more than 30 countries, 20 currencies and more than a dozen languages, WeGift’s catalogue includes more than 1,500 beloved brands from around the world. Our customers include Sodexo, Vodafone, Wonde, Mint Mobile and many more.

Jigsaw Business Solutions – Coffee Cart Sponsor

Who are we? We’re gift card experts. We work as an extension of our retailer’s gift card team to drive growth.

What we do? We work with retailers to launch, manage and grow gift card programmes and we deliver their valuable gift card content to our network of partners and business customers for rewards, incentives, employee benefits, gifting and much more.

We’re a passionate and approachable team with over 80 years of collective experience in the gift card industry. We’d love to discuss your gift card objectives with you, wherever you are in your journey.

Inspire – In-Kind Sponsor

Inspire Europe works with organisations worldwide to offer travel as a tool for sales promotion, incentives, reward and recognition and charity grant respite. Travel gift cards, travel redemption platforms and offline phone support enables Inspire to facilitate these rewards.

Inspire Travel Gift Cards – for all your travel needs!
Inspire is an IATA, ABTA and ATOL licensed travel agency. It has access to over 300 popular and trusted travel partners including Jet2, TUI, Kuoni, Disney, Expedia, Hoseasons etc; and can provide, hotels, city breaks, UK mini breaks, flights, cruises, spa breaks, airport parking, and car hire.

Travel has a universal appeal and high-perceived value, so offering this to drive sales, acquisition and behavioural change works well, as travel is considered an effective reward.


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BitCard – Networking Sponsor

BitCard® is a market-leading provider of Bitcoin Gift Cards. We work with resellers in order to provide their customers the easiest method to purchase Bitcoin. We have issued over 100,000 $BTC Gift Cards to date, andare pioneering safe and compliant purchases of Bitcoin across 150+ countries globally. BitCard® provides business access to our gift card offering by providing a discount for bulk purchases, of which can then be sold at a profit by resellers – or used to drive loyalty and further platform spend, while enhancing existing loyalty programs.We provide $BTC Gift Cards in the US under our BitCard® brand, and in Europe through MyBitCard®. With 25 years of experience in digital payments and IT, plus 26 years of Gift Card know-how – we are unrivaled in terms of track record in this space. We work with USD, EUR, or GBP currencies. The end user is granted access to the BitCard dashboard, so they can track their BitCard balance, and monitor the price of Bitcoin, all under one roof. BitCards are easy to redeem in an easy three step redemption process, with Bitcoin being stored safely and securely in our own cold wallets. BitCards can be purchased seamlessly using all major credit cards, and provide a fun and innovative gift or incentive to friends, family members, or even staff.

YouGotaGift – Delegate Bag Sponsor

YouGotaGift is the region’s (GCC) leading provider of best-in-class business solutions for incentives and commerce. Founded in 2012, YouGotaGift was the pioneer of the eGift Card Marketplace in MENA – by bringing gift cards into a digital marketplace, it set a new benchmark for consumer convenience.

With more than 700 partner brands directly integrated in entertainment, retail, home improvement and dozens of other categories, YouGotaGift delivers its eGift Cards by email, SMS and through digital channels including its website, mobile apps on iOS and Android, APIs, and otherenterprise solutions. It has also developed the region’s first multi-brand eGift Card – the Happy Card – that offers a freedom of choice for its users.

Major corporates and government institutions have integrated their end-to-end digital incentives solutions with to engage their employees and customers on digital rewards. With strategic operations in KSA, UAE, Qatar, Kuwait, Lebanon and India, is a market leader in the sector in the Middle East and is poised for an accelerated growth in eGift Card adoption with its rebranding – backed by innovation, the best-in-class technology, a highly experienced team with extensive domain experience, and friendly and solutions-focused customer support.

Savvy – Love Food Sponsor

Savvy is a leading technology company specialising in stored value exchange programmes. Savvy owns and operates a highly secure cloud-based processing platform that enables hundreds of domestic and international brands to run physical and digital gift card programmes and other stored value programmes supporting digital refunds, rewards, incentives, and discounts.

Savvy’s passion is helping businesses win, driving commercial growth and exceptional customer experiences. Working in collaboration with many affiliates and as an internationally recognised processor in the gift card industry, Savvy is well positioned to support our partners who wish to provide their merchants with our innovative range of services with reliable technology, processing, and analytics expertise.

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Appreciate – Research Sponsor

Appreciate Group is home to many of the UK’s most-loved gifting, pre-payment and engagement solutions. Our purpose is to create more joy in the world by being trusted to help customers when it comes to celebrating and rewarding.

Through our famous multi-redemption Love2shop Gift Cards & Vouchers, we offer customers the opportunity to choose from hundreds of redemption options – from leading retailers and attractions, to top leisure and hospitality.

Appreciate Group Plc has a wide portfolio of brands which provide gift card and gift voucher solutions to consumer and business customers. Appreciate Business Services provides corporate partners with incentives and rewards for their employees and clients. Park Christmas Savings has helped over 3 million families budget for Christmas, and website offers consumers a range of digital, e-gift card and physical card formats as well as traditional paper vouchers. – Keynote Speaker Sponsor

For over 20 years, has been inspiring people across the globe to travel and discover all the beauty our wonderful world has to offer. is today the European Travel-Tech leader in dynamic holiday-packages, developing our own products and services to power the entire traveller journey for millions of people. Whether it’s increasing loyalty and retention, generating new revenue streams or rewarding customers, offers travel solutions to meet all needs, with access to the widest range of air (450+ airlines), over 2.5M hotels and train supply to suit all brands and their customers or employees.

TDS – Promo Sponsor

TDS Gift Cards (TDS) offers a comprehensive approach to gift card processing and programme management, tailored to meet the needs of digital brands. The TDS processing platform is one of the largest networks globally, connecting our partners to 4.5M+ points of distribution in 40+ countries instantly through one connection. Our ever-expanding client list includes many of today’s leading global brands, including Netflix, Uber, Airbnb, DoorDash, Deliveroo, Nike, Twitch, and more! Learn more at

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Voucher Express – In-Kind Sponsor