Member Marketing

Cardgains continues to develop through its marketing initiatives and activities, which take place throughout the year. The Cardgains marketing calendar has proved effective and a benefit to both members and suppliers.

Some activities cater for both parties, whilst others aim to develop either the member and their store, or the supplier and their distribution.

The 2017 programme focuses on “ and much, much more"!















Cardgains Marketing initiatives and events include:

Monthly newsletter

Featuring industry and Cardgains news stories, supplier updates, launches and features. This is circulated to members with their monthly statement.

You can either view on line or down load to keep up to date


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January 2017 click here click here
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Social Media


We're now live on Twitter under the guise of our marketing character Cyril Service.
Please 'follow' the twitter feed and see what Cyril's got to say! @CyrilService


Cyril Service now has his own Facebook page.
Please visit Please like his page,  Cyril Service at Cardgains, and we'll share your details too!


Cardgains Village at Spring & Autumn Fairs 

A major attraction of both the shows hosting up to 30 Cardgains suppliers. We had a great time at Spring and Autumn Fairs in 2016 and are already looking forward to going back to the front of hall 3 for Spring Fair 2017, Sunday 5th - Thursday 9th February 2017! 

We have a fantastic mix of suppliers already confirmed on the Cardgains Village at Spring Fair featuring greeting cards, candles, gifts, balloons and yummy chocolates! 

The confirmed suppliers are: Boxer Gifts, Cardmix, Cherry Orchard, Creative Party, Deva Designs, Gemma, Giftwrap UK, Grass Roots, IC&G, Is It Art, Notes From The Heart, Peartree Heybridge, Sarunds, Space Hippo, Special Editions, The Great British Card Company, The Original Metal Sign Company, UK Greetings, Words 'n' Wishes, Xpressions 4U and Xystos

We look forward to welcoming everybody on The Cardgains Village!

New Member Welcome Goodie Bag

Hand delivered to new members after six months trading allowing product presentation and review of samples, presented by the Cardgains sales team.

A unique promotional email system giving suppliers the opportunity to communicate their ‘hot’ deals and promotions without having to wait for the monthly newsletter. Members wishing to register their email address to receive the whats-hot deals, can do so by clicking the link: