The impact of Apple Pay, digital currency and mobile payments on banking and retail and the latest in FinTech innovations will be among the many important topics attracting over 2,000 delegates to PayExpo 2015, Europe’s most anticipated and comprehensive payments event.
Held in the 'FinTech capital of Europe'
It is most appropriate that this world-class event is taking place in London at ExCeL on 9 - 10 June as recently Accenture reported in ‘The Boom in Global Fintech Investment’ that London “has become the FinTech capital of Europe,” and payments contribute half - £10bn - to the massive growth and investment in this sector.
Engaging and informing a global audience of senior executives from major banking, retail, finance, public sector and payments organisations, PayExpo is crucial for anyone involved in the rapidly developing future of payments, making them faster, easier and more secure.
The entire payments spectrum
PayExpo will feature five informative conferences encompassing the entire payments spectrum - The Future of Payments Summit, Mobile Money Europe, Merchant Payments, Prepaid Gifting & Loyalty and the new Payments Security & Authentication – as well as the new Cryptocurrency and Payments Workshops. More than 150 influential experts will be revealing the latest thinking and innovations in payments from across the UK market and around globe.
Detailing digital payments strategy
Among the many leading industry speakers are Rob Harper, Director, Mobile Commerce at PayPal UK who will be detailing an extensive digital payments strategy for maximum market share.
Richard Koch, Head of Policy, UK Cards Association will discuss changing EU regulation and how it affects currency platforms; Terry Cordeiro, Head of Proposition Development – Digital, Transformation at Lloyds Bank will explain how a traditional bank is innovating for the future of digital payments; and Ilaria Presotto, Head of Business Development at Illy Caffe will demonstrate how to effectively match payment channel with consumer for customer retention.
The latest payments technologies
More than 50 leading service providers will also be showcasing the latest payments technologies that underpin all aspects of omni-channel distribution strategies including: Amazon, Worldpay, Jumio, Bancorp, Datacard, Wirecard, FIS, Carta Worldwide and Compass Plus.
The Payments Dragons’ Den
As well as the conferences and workshops, the event will feature The Payments Dragons’ Den where FinTech start-ups pitch their game-changing ideas live to experts and investors. The Payments Accelerator which will showcase promising up-and-coming FinTech start-ups, connecting them with potential partners and accelerator programmes.
Additionally the Payments Power 10 celebrates the top contributors to the payments industry, as voted for by the global payment audience, and there is the brand new Payments Punch Up in partnership with the Emerging Payments Association, in which internationally-recognised thought leaders will debate some of the most controversial topics in payments, taking opposing sides live on stage.
5 conference streams
Michael Seaman, event director at PayExpo 2015, comments: “As the largest event of its kind in the UK, PayExpo has become the essential event for those who wish to keep up to date, make the most of the opportunities and achieve market advantage. With five conference streams to attend plus additional features to explore as well as global players set to share their secrets, delegates can enjoy a packed, productive and valuable experience.”
PayExpo Registration and Conference Passes
PayExpo 2015 takes place at ExCeL London on 9 - 10 June. A full two Day Conference Pass is £699 + VAT for those who book before 30 April and £999 +VAT after that date. Complimentary passes are available for employees involved with specifying payments solutions at: Government Authorities; Housing Associations; Retailers; Mobile Network Operators; Banks; Gaming Operators; Hotel & Leisure Operators and Transport Operators. To register and find more information please visit www.payexpo.com.