Payments Cards and Mobile has indexed all of the online payments industry’s major conferences, shows and exhibitions throughout the world. Conferences are indexed by date. In some cases Payments Cards and Mobile has made specific, targeted partnerships with conferences, exhibitions or shows which it feels excel in their field. When referenced in the Gold, Silver or Bronze partner section. Payments Cards and Mobile has identified key areas, either of interest or geographically, and will attempt to attend these conferences, shows and exhibitions in order to provide coverage of key or strategic areas of the market. In all cases, Payments Cards and Mobile distributes its award winning, industry leading magazine at the conferences listed below.

  Gold Partners


The Card and Payments Awards 2017
2 February 2017, London

The Card & Payments Awards recognise customer service, excellence and innovation in the UK and Irish card and payments industry and are judged by an independent panel of industry experts.

The Awards are open in different categories to credit, debit, prepaid and charge card issuers, co-brands, merchant acquirers and other payment service organisations in the UK and Republic of Ireland.

After a rigorous entry and judging process the Awards culminate in a prestigious Black Tie and Dinner at London’s Grosvenor House Hotel. The 2017 Awards will be celebrated on Thursday 2 February 2017. This impressive evening is the only networking event of its kind in Europe and provides a superb opportunity to socialise with and meet some of the key players in the industry.

You can enter and book your table at our website.  Visit for more information.



Merchant Payments Ecosystem 2017
14-16 February, Berlin

MPE 2017, the Top European merchant payments, CX, POS and card acquiring event featuring 300+ CXOs and MDs, 150+ speakers, 1000+ of participants from 40+countries, 70+ sponsors & exhibitors. MPE 2017 is 1 BIG expo with 3 parallel conferences, MPE top class networking & evening dinners; Internationally recognized MPE Awards, MPE C-Level Club , Festival of European merchant payment methods and Innovation Corner. MPE 2017 topics span from ACH payments, Apple, Samsung, Android Pay to integrated shopping experience, NFC, from FinTech to RegTech, SmartPOS, mobile & online checkout conversion, CNP Fraud & security, IoT, biometrics, API driven innovations, local and cross border acquiring.

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To access to the MPE VIP ZONE please enter the following promo code: MPE_PCM into the field: special requirements on the registration form.



Retail Business Technology Expo
8-9 May, London

Free to attend, RBTE is the must visit event for retailers and hospitality organisations looking for the right tools, solutions and advice on how to best run their business. With over 350 exhibitors showcasing a range of solutions from cards and payments, ecommerce and multichannel, through to supply chain and customer experience solutions. Every year there is a dedicated payments theatre as part of the free conference programme with a range of seminars, with the line up of speakers taken from the very best retailers from the UK and abroad. RBTE caters for all stakeholders within the payments ecosystem including international schemes, acquirers, PSPs, ISOs, software suppliers, mobile payments, terminal manufacturers, stored value, foreign currency, and cash management systems.



Cards & Mobile 2017
30 May, Riga

“Cards&Mobile 2017” ( will be held on 30 May 2017 and feature cutting-edge
technologies in financial smart cards and digital payments. The event will bring influential experts from banks, financial organizations and service providers to network, learn and discover new trends in banking biometrics, mobile money, Know Your Customer approach and multi-application cards.


Secure Identification 2017
31 May- 1 June, Riga

“Secure Identification 2017” ( is a two-day conference scheduled on 30 May –1 June 2017, aiming to connect dozens of governments with international organizations and solution providers from Europe and Central Asia. In 2016, 60% of delegates represented government organizations from more than 35 countries.
Secure Identification 2017 is a lot more than a conference/expo – it is also a closed networking platform for those “who are in” to explore   emerging trends and best-practices in digital identity, biometrics, ID documents and border management.


Silver Partners

The Future of Retail Banking: Europe
13-15 March, Amsterdam

The Future of Retail Banking: Europe
 is not an event you want to miss. Over three days you will have the chance to connect with your peers during interactive discussions, and get to know the hottest European start-ups with our specialised evening Introducing the FinTechs.

Bringing together 25+ expert speakers and 150+ senior figures from all the major retail banks, find the answers you’re looking for to key topics such as: open banking, artificial intelligence, the internet of things and blockchain.



The Cards & Payments Summit
27-28 March, London

Building on a decade of experience The Cards & Payment Summit is fast becoming the UK’s Flagship payments event. Gain insights from industry leaders in the UK and Europe and forge a deeper understanding of the hottest topics in the industry.

The content-driven agenda focuses on PSD2, mobile payments, collaboration, biometrics and more. Join us in March to stay ahead of the curve and uncover the innovations poised to define the future of payments.

How can emerging payment methods be secured? To what extent can institutions keep pace with fraudsters and the threats they pose?


Bronze Partners
1-3 May, 2017, Washington DC

Welcome to the 4th edition of connect:ID – three simultaneous international conferences and a global exhibition that focus on all aspects of identity technologies and the opportunities for their management in both the physical and digital worlds. This event is brought to you by Science Media Partners and the International Biometrics & Identification Association (IBIA) and brings together all the players in the international identity market.


9-10 May, Istanbul

IFINTEC is a global conference focusing on Banking Technology, Banking Solutions and Finance Technologies. IFINTEC is one of the biggest events in EMEA region on banking solutions and finance technology. Finance Technology, Banking Technology, Retail Banking, Digital Banking, Mobile Banking, Core Banking, Universal Banking, Branchless Banking, Payment Systems, Branch Automation, Digital Transformation, Business Process Outsourcing, IT Services, IT Infrastructure, IT Transformation, Big Data, Lending Solutions, Credit Risk Management, Debt Management, Fraud Prevention, Compliance and Secure Banking are key topics of the conference.    


Conference Diary


Exhibitions shown are those where PCM will be represented and/or arranging bonus distribution.