Special Focus: Catalog Prospecting

The ACMA has been working closely with USPS VP Marketing Steve Monteith (at right) and Manager New Solutions Elke Reuning-Elliott (at left) to create a powerful incentive for catalog volume increases (greater prospecting opportunities). They will update attendees on where this work stands and what lies ahead to make it a reality. It’s a crucial session during the 10th Annual National Catalog Forum coming up in Washington, May 2-4, that you just can’t miss.



Meet the Postmaster General

In her annual address at the ACMA Forum, the Honorable PMG Megan Brennan (at right) will not only lay out her State of the Business on where she sees the USPS going this year, but she’ll also engage the audience on the key catalog-related issues that matter to you most. She’ll share her vision for catalogs in the mail and respond to all the questions time allows.

Agenda Packs a Wallop

Click here to review the full agenda. Here are some other highlights:

Remote Sales Tax: Alabama Department of Revenue Deputy Commissioner of Revenue Joe Garrett (at left) and Brann & Isaacson Senior Partner George Isaacson will square off on how Alabama and other states are maneuvering to circumvent the Quill v. North Dakota use tax law.



USPS 10-Year Review: The Postal Regulatory Commission is in the midst of a mandated review of the 10-year-old CPI price-capped postal rate-making system. Former White House Office of Legislative Affairs Denise Wilson (at right) leads a stellar panel of postal insiders who have a pulse on the intent and potential outcome of the 10-year review and its potential impact on catalogs in the mail.


Alex’s Insights : ACMA’s man about Washington Alex Vogel (at left), managing partner of VogelHood Group, will share his thoughts, ideas and prognostications on how President Trump’s ever-evolving agenda will impact catalog mailers in the unforgettable May 4th closing luncheon. Mr. Vogel and his team help provide guidance and access to many of the D.C. decision makers ACMA works with to sway crucial rulings in our catalog members’ best interests.


Limited Seats Available – Register Now

Register now, as there are still slots available, but they’re in limited quantity. (ACMA members: Be sure to set up your log-in on our brand-new website to get your preferred member discount. Click here for instructions.)
Discount Hotel Rooms Going, Going…

The room block isn’t very large, so don’t delay. Use this link to book your room at Washington’s elegant DuPont Circle Hotel or call the hotel directly at 202-438-6000 and give them the code, ACMA030517. If booking online, enter the code above in the room block code box when prompted to get the discounted rate. The deadline for the special room rate ($299/night) is April 11thwhile supplies last.

Planning Your Trip – Key Dates & Times

In plotting out your time in Washington, please plan around the following:

  • May 2nd, 6:30 pm: The conference begins with our Welcome Reception at the Dupont Circle Hotel
  • May 3rd, 9:00 am: First full day of sessions, culminating with our VIP reception that evening
  • May 4th: Sessions resume at 8:00 am and the conference ends at 1 pm


Contact Paul Miller (pmiller@catalogmailers) or Cathy Roden (croden@catalogmailers.org) or reach either of us at 800-509-9514.

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