CGC Trading Cards and CSG Attending Culture Collision in Atlanta

Posted on 2/2/2022

CGC Trading Cards and CSG are the show's Official Grading Services.

CGC Trading Cards™ and Certified Sports Guaranty® (CSG®) are the Official Grading Services of the Culture Collision Trade Show at Cobb Galleria Centre in Atlanta, being held February 25-27, 2022. Company representatives will be accepting submissions, answering questions, providing information on services and giving away CSG and CGC Trading Cards swag. Also attending are sport stars like Michael Vick, Chad Johnson and many more whom you do not want to miss.

Spend more time exploring the show by submitting your prepared cards through the companies’ Express Drop-off Service. By having your submission prepared before the show, you can skip the submission line and quickly hand off your cards to representatives — hassle free. Cards submitted at the show will also have an expedited two-week turnaround time. (The two-week turnaround time does not include the time to ship cards from the show nor to ship graded cards back to submitters).

CGC Trading Cards is the division of Certified Guaranty Company® (CGC®) that provides expert and impartial authentication, grading and encapsulation services for virtually all Pokémon TCG and Magic: The Gathering cards, in addition to 11 recently added games like Digimon, MetaZoo and Weiss Schwarz. CSG uses a proven, multi-step certification process to grade most types of sports cards, including baseball, basketball, football, hockey, wrestling, racing, soccer, golf, tennis, MMA and multi-sport cards.

Preparing Submissions for the Show

To streamline submissions at the show, please take the following steps before arriving:

  1. Become a CGC or CSG member. To join CGC Trading Cards, click here. To join CSG, click here.
  2. Complete the CGC Trading Cards Online Submission Form or CSG Online Submission Form and print the packing slip. Make sure your account number, shipping address, return shipping method and requested services are included on the paperwork.
  3. Carefully insert each of your cards in a CGC Trading Cards or CSG Card Sleeve or similar product and then within a CGC Trading Cards or CSG Semi-Rigid Card or similar product. Find out more about CGC Trading Cards Card Sleeves and Semi-Rigid Holders here. Find out more about CSG Card Sleeves and Semi-Rigid Holders here
  4. Place your cards in the exact order that they are listed on the packing slip.
  5. Keep your cards safe and secure until you can drop off your submission with a representative at the booth.

All submissions will be transported to CGC Trading Cards’ and CSG’s headquarters in Sarasota, Florida, for authentication, grading and encapsulation. To learn more about CGC Trading Cards’ services and fees, click here. To learn more about CSG services and fees, click here.

CGC Trading Cards and CSG will provide tablets at the booth for submitters to use for sign-up and submission purposes.

Questions should be directed to CGC Trading Cards at [email protected] or 877-662-6642. Questions should be directed to CSG at [email protected] or 888-274-4723.

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