Travel Tags Events in 2014

INVER GROVE HEIGHTS, MN - 2014 was a busy year and again found us in all corners of the United States for various industry events. Check back soon for our 2015 event schedule regarding details on when & where can visit!



Money 2020
Nov 2-6
Las Vegas, NV

Incentive Marketing Association (IMA) Summit
July 27-29
Philadelphia, PA

The Gift Card Network Regional Summit
June 11th
Atlanta, GA

The Blackhawk Summit
May 13-16
Palm Desert, CA

International Card Manufacturers Association (ICMA) Expo
April 6-9
Ft. Lauderdale, FL

InComm Partner Alliance
March 30-April 2
Phoenix, AZ

All Payments Expo (formerly Prepaid Expo)
March 3-5
Las Vegas, NV

The Gift Card Network Regional Summit
February 12th
Seattle, WA



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TAGS:   card fulfillment, card manufacturing, card services, Gift Card Network Summit


Travel Tags awarded 2012 “Partner of the Year” by First Data

First Data Partner of the Year Award

INVER GROVE HEIGHTS, MN – Travel Tags, Inc. is the proud recipient of the 2012 “Partner of the Year” award presented by First Data Corporation, a global leader in electronic commerce and payment processing. As a reflection of strong and positive customer relations with one of its top partners, this award commends the efforts of everyone at Travel Tags.

“We are honored to have this award displayed in our office, reminding us of our longtime relationship with First Data. It not only reflects the work we do as individuals but serves as positive reinforcement for the entire Travel Tags family to continue providing excellent service,” said Laura Johnson, Sales Representative at Travel Tags, Inc.

The “Partner of the Year” award illuminates Travel Tags’ willingness to commit to its partners, ability to impact their success, and the trusted relationship that is fostered year after year. Travel Tags strives to deliver unique and innovative solutions in the card manufacturing and secure packaging space while focusing on quality, service and on-time delivery.

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Travel Tags Reflects on 40 Years of Expertise

INVER GROVE HEIGHTS, MN - Travel Tags, a global manufacturer and fulfillment house of unique gift card solutions, is embarking on their 40th anniversary in 2013. The company has an impressive history as an innovative trend leader; generating customer-driven solutions, quality products and on-time delivery as a brand partner for every card need. The company will celebrate their customer relationships, employees and partnerships with appreciation events throughout 2013. 

The organization began in 1973 as a printer of luggage tags and travel accessories in Minneapolis, MN and throughout their 40 year history has strategically acquired key industry assets. In 2012, Travel Tags shipped to 35 countries and produced over 500 million gift cards.

Travel Tags has been on the forefront of the gift card industry, from the production of Target’s first gift card in 1999, to pioneering the lenticular design and printing method to the introduction of the first plastic gift card made from recycled milk jugs. “Our 40 years has been an amazing progression within an evolving market,” said Wade Crecelius, President at Travel Tags, Inc. “And we continue to ask the important questions like ‘how can we help our customers stand out from their competition?’ ‘How can we help a company bring their brand to life?’ ‘How can we help organizations find their potential in a marketplace when technology shifts, such as the addition of virtual cards, takes place?’ We know these answers because we have taken the time to understand the landscape and our customers. We aren’t a vendor. We are an innovative partner, who is thankful, as we enter our 40th year, that our customers have let us be a contributor to the success of their brand.”

Travel Tags is a multi-year winner of the International Card Manufacturers Élan Award, earning such honors as People’s Choice, Judges Choice and Best Gift Card of the year. The organization services clients at top fashion retailers, consumer product manufacturers and entertainment producers with on-demand or large volume orders and turnkey solutions that include design, eCommerce, card fulfillment, secure packaging and personalized green alternatives.

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TAGS:   card fulfillment, card services, ICMA Elan Award, Travel Tags 40 Year Anniversary