Explore Critical Issues That Will Determine Your Future Success: New PMG on Complex Postal Rate Case;
House Judiciary on Remote Sales Tax; FTC on Data Breach Dangers
Key Issues in running your catalog business can't go unchecked. At next month's 8th Annual ACMA National Catalog Forum, to be held April 7-9 in Washington during cherry blossom season, the most burning issues will all be covered. Among them, Postmaster General Megan Brennan will make one of her first industry appearances since taking the reigns in February, and the timing couldn't be better: Your postage rates are set to increase on April 26th, but much confusion and concern in the industry remains. Ms. Brennan and others will clarify catalogers' issues.
The Marketplace Fairness Act (MFA) was reintroduced by the Senate just last week. We all know it's unworkable, but a real threat remains. So what now? Enter Bob Goodlatte, Chairman of the House Judiciary Committee, whose alternative bill was drafted with considerable catalog industry input and needs our industry's support. Find out whether it's right for you as his legal counsel Daniel Huff will answer your questions.
Data breaches are becoming as big a threat as the MFA. Are you up to speed on them? Find out what you need to do to avoid them when Federal Trade Commission Privacy and Identity Protection Attorney Katherine E. McCarron, along with Brann & Isaacson experts Martin Eisenstein and David Bertoni help you prepare for what you should and must do when the unimaginable hits and how you can prepare now.
Reserve your seat now for the only conference totally focused on externalities that affect cataloging in Washington, DC, April 7-9, including the Policy Caucus Day on Capitol Hill, Thursday, the 9th. View the full agenda. Space is limited and filling up fast, so don't put this off much longer. Click here to register now.
Deadline for discount hotel rooms at the host hotel is this Wednesday, March 18th. Washington can sell out, especially during cherry blossom season. So book your room now at the Washington Court Hotel. Use this link or call the hotel directly, 202-628-2100, and mention code "ACMA2015" to get the discounted rate.
Engage a colleague, competitor or supplier. A whole lot is going on that will impact catalogs. We need to help in Congressional districts across the country to make sure your interests are protected. Numbers influence Congress, the USPS and even the PRC. Call one or more colleagues, competitors, suppliers or others in the industry today and ask them to join you in shaping the future of catalog marketing! Better yet - we'll throw you a bone: Engage a non-ACMA member to attend the Forum and earn yourself a $125 gift card. Click here for full details and rules.