PayExpo Europe

PayExpo Europe
June 7 – 8, 2016
ExCel, London

PayExpo Europe, the UK’s largest payments technology conference and exhibition, will return to ExCel, London on June 7 and 8, 2016.

As new developments drive continual change in the vital area of payments, the event is an essential source of news and insight for anyone involved in making financial transactions faster, easier and more secure.

PayExpo Europe attracts over 2000 attendees from retailers, banks, MNOs, gaming operators, government and local authorities, transport operators and solution providers. Held in London, the FinTech capital of the world, delegates can share insight, best practice and innovation about the future of payments and transaction technology and their impact on global commerce.

The comprehensive two day conference will feature expert speakers from leading organisations including Samsung Pay, the British Retail Consortium, the Digital Currency Council, Mondo, The Emerging Payments Association, The Bitcoin Foundation, The National Bank of Oman, The Payments Systems Regulator Forum and the Financial Conduct Authority.

Topics to be explored include utilising social networks for personalised and localized payments, competition between ‘challenger’ and legacy banks, an update on the European payments landscape and strategies for maintaining the UK as a payments hotspot.

Delegates will also have access to a comprehensive exhibition featuring market leaders such as Amazon, Currency Cloud, Wirecard, The Bancorp, Neopay, FIS and Veridu as well as exciting new innovators. They can take part in practical implementation workshops, hear industry leaders debate key issues in the Payments Punch-Up and watch competitors pitch in the Payments Dragons’ Den (in partnership with Startupbootcamp FinTech).

To meet the changing needs of the audience, there are many new features for this year’s event. The Wearables Zone (sponsored by Digiseq) will reveal how watches, rings and clothing can all be enabled to make payments, while in The Payments Prediction Panel, hand-picked payment experts will forecast what the payments industry can expect over the next 12 months

The Banking Innovation Hub will showcase dedicated case studies for banks deploying advanced payments technologies. Topics to be discussed include how traditional banks can keep pace with ‘challenger banks’ and how newer banks can evolve while avoiding risk. The Merchants Payment Experience will form a dedicated area for retailers to preview the store of the future, including how beacon technology can be integrated and monetised.

At The Payments Navigation Hub (in partnership with Edgar Dunn & Company) delegates will receive expert advice in generating a bespoke programme itinerary. The CEO & VIP Lounge will welcome over 1,000 C-Level executives from across the European payments industry. In addition to complimentary delegate passes, this unique attraction will provide refreshments and exclusive networking opportunities.

A full two-day conference pass starts from £699+VAT for delegates who book between 1-30 April and £999+VAT after that date.

Complimentary passes are available for those involved with specifying payments solutions at: Retail Banks; Retailers; Mobile Network Operators, Gaming Executives, Transport Operators, Hotel and Leisure Executives, Start-ups and Government Authorities.

Registration is now open.

Consult Hyperion and CCG Catalyst are Global Insight Partners of the event and supporters include PayPal, SIM Alliance, Bandwidth Recruitment, Prepaid International Forum, UK Gift Card & Voucher Association, Association for Interactive Media & Entertainment, Bandwidth Recruitment, Edgar Dunn & Company, Emerging Payments Association, Emerging Payments Awards, European Payments Council, IMA, London & Partners, Vendorcom, TIGA, Startupbootcamp FinTech and Altéir Consulting. Pennies are the Charity Partner.

Gold Sponsors include The Bancorp and FIS. Silver Sponsors are Gibraltar Finance and WorldPay. Bronze Sponsors include Feedzai, Compass Plus, Global Processing Services, Currency Cloud, Callcredit Information Group. Bottomline Technologies is the Payments Innovation Sponsor. IDT Finance is the Lanyard Sponsor & Exhibitor. Chartwell Compliance is the Brand Sponsor.

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