Certified Diamond Dealer Conference 2019
Focus on the Future: Gen X, Families & Lapsed Collectors
January 8-10 in Los Angeles, California at the Westin Bonaventure Hotel
Join hundreds of leading industry innovators in Los Angeles for three days of learning, networking and inspiration. You’ll walk away with practical knowledge that will help bring new customers to your business and positively impact your bottom line, for now and the foreseeable future.

Upper Deck conference attendees can enjoy a special 1-day courier service to submit cards to PSA!
PSA will accept submissions onsite at the conference on Tuesday, and will return the cards to you, graded, by Thursday afternoon for a discounted rate of just $50 per card (for cards valued $1,999 and under).  Note that this service is normally $75, with an 8-day turnaround (not including shipping and receiving time).

CDD Conference attendees are eligible for up to 50 free premium consignment processing submissions from COMC.
This offer is available to both current and new COMC users.

You asked for it, and we got them to deliver (literally)!
California’s exclusive In-N-Out Burger trailer will be on site at Tuesday evening’s event, serving up their famous burgers and fries while you enjoy a special viewing of a private $30M sports collection. Just when you thought it couldn’t get any better….

Upper Deck is hosting a very special event on Wednesday night that you do not want to miss!  Make sure you mark your calendars for this one-of-a-kind reception.

The UD Gaming Lounge and UDA Gallery will be accessible throughout the entire conference. 
Check out the World’s Greatest Memorabilia in the UD Gallery and make sure to stop by the gaming lounge to get a free demo and a chance to score some great prizes!

Featured Speakers From:
  • The Lebron James Family Foundation
  • Marvel
  • Sportsnet Central
  • The National Hockey League
  • NHL's Players' Association
  • Canadian Tire
  • Ultra-Pro


– Explore an incredible private collection worth over $30 Million!
– Network with industry experts & partners
– Learn from top social media professionals
– Experience one of a kind events
– Takeaway practical knowledge you can implement

Jeff Rosenblum – Author & Global Marketing Influencer

Jeff Rosenblum is an author, documentary filmmaker and the founding partner of an influential brand-building agency.

Jeff is the author of Friction, a book about building passion brands, and the co-writer and director of a groundbreaking documentary, The Naked Brand. As Co-Founder of Questus, he works with top global brands including American Express, Apple, Disney, ESPN, The NFL, Bloomberg, General Mills and more.

Jeff currently serves on the Advisory Board for Special Spectators.

Attendees at the 2019 Upper Deck Certified Diamond Dealer Conference will be blown away by Jeff Rosenblum’s knowledge and inspiration. Take away practical and effective marketing and advertising ideas that you can start using now!

Ken Reid – Anchor, Sportsnet Central

You can catch Ken Reid weeknights on the prime time edition of Sportsnet Central, Canada's highest rated sports news program. A born sports fanatic, Reid has covered the Olympics, Stanley Cup Final, the Super Bowl, the Grey Cup and served as a rinkside reporter for Hockey Night in Canada. His favourite date on the calendar though, is Scotiabank Hockey Day in Canada, a marathon broadcast that showcases Canada's love affair with the game of hockey. Ken is also a national best-selling author. He has written four books, his latest, Hockey Card Stories 2, hit the shelves in October 2018.

This is a must attend presentation for all shop owners! Ken Reid will share incredible insights with attendees and teach shops how to drive more sales through knowledge and stories.
Tuesday, January 8
2:00-6:00pm – UDA Gallery, PSA Submissions

6:30pm – Buses Depart
7:00-10:00pm – Welcome Reception

Wednesday, January 9
7:15-8:00am – Breakfast
8:00-8:45am – Opening Remarks
8:45-9:45am – Keynote with Jeff Rosenblum
9:45-10:30am – Facebook Fundamentals
10:40am-11:20am &
11:30am-12:15pm - Master Tracks - Best Practices for Running Breaker Events in Store - Creating the Ultimate Retail Experience
12:30-1:30pm – NHL & NHLPA Luncheon
1:30-3:00pm – Sports Product Lineup
3:00-3:15pm – Afternoon Break
3:15-4:15pm – Co-Op Case Studies
4:15-5:00pm – LeBron James Family Foundation
7:00-8:00pm – Cocktail Reception
8:00-10:00pm – Dinner Reception

Thursday, January 10
7:30-8:15am – Breakfast
8:30-9:00am – Keynote with Ken Reid
9:00-10:00am – Fireside Chat with Canadian Tire
10:00-11:00am – Marvel Updates
11:10am-11:55am &
12:00-12:45pm – Master Tracks - Event Planning at the Shop Level - How Tax Code Changes Affect You
1:00-2:00pm – Lunch
2:00-3:00pm – Entertainment Product Lineup
3:00-4:00pm – Driving Business with UD Promos
4:00-4:15pm – Closing Remarks & Gift Distribution

*Check back for additional details and speaker announcements

Registration is now open for the Upper Deck 2019 Certified Diamond Dealer Conference in Los Angeles, CA! Registration is $249 per person.

Hotel registration is now closed.

For shops sending multiple people, you will need to register each person attending from the CDD account individually. Attendees MUST be stakeholders in the business over the age of 18.
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Questions can be directed to Jerri Wortman at (888)752-9832.