ayments 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

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BAI Beacon 16
5-7 October, Chicago

Set your course for BAI Beacon, October 5-6, 2016 in Chicago, IL – a new, immersive two-day conference experience. 

BAI has reinvented its conference portfolio, creating a bold new experience for financial services leaders with digital connections to content and peers year-round, unlike other traditional conferences.

Let BAI Beacon 16 be your guide forward to the most important issues impacting the financial services industry. 

EXPLORE industry innovations, not in theory, but in action, solving real problems and driving positive change. Witness the U.S. premiere of FinTechStage, led by co-founders and industry innovators Lazaro Campos and Matteo Rizzi.

CONNECT with experts on sales, marketing and product development, channel strategies, payments strategy and fraud, compliance, small business, analytics and technology. Experience unmatched opportunities to engage with industry leaders and accelerate your learning.

ACT by leveraging your BAI Beacon experience and new connections to confidently power smart decisions and inspire your organization.


Apps World London
19-20 October, London



23-26 October, Las Vegas

Money20/20 is the largest global event enabling payments and financial services innovation for connected commerce at the intersection of mobile, retail, marketing services, data and technology. Drawing 10,000+ attendees, including more than 1,000 CEOs, from over 3,000 companies and 75 countries, Money20/20 is critical to realizing the vision of disruptive ways in which consumers and businesses manage, spend and borrow money. The next Money20/20 will be held in Las Vegas, October 23-26, 2016, followed by Money20/20 Europe in June 2017.

Use our code PCM250 and save $250 on registration here:


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Trustech 2016
29 November- 1 December, Cannes

TRUSTECH – Pay, Identify, Connect & Secure
 TRUSTECH (incorporating CARTES) is the global event dedicated to Trust-Based

Technologies with unprecedented networking opportunities and not-to-be-missed keynote speakers with 2 events in one: The CARTES Exhibition and the TRUSTECH CONFEX.

 TRUSTECH (new in 2016) will include amongst other things a selection of startups and Fintechs who will showcase their latest innovations for the payment and identification industries.

 TRUSTECH (incorporating CARTES) gathers yearly 18,000+ Attendees from 130+ countries,

 1,800+ CEOs, 400+ Exhibitors & Sponsors and 250+ Speakers.

 For more information, consult


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.

Request the conference program and registration form/sponsorship brochure at or visit us at

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



Silver Partners

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Mobile Banking and Payments USA
26-27 September, New York




GlobalPlatform 4th Annual Trusted Execution Environment
13 October, Santa Clara

Bringing together service and platform providers, software developers and vendors, device manufacturers and mobile network operators, the one-day industry gathering presents GlobalPlatform’s role in the TEE ecosystem and provides a platform for leading, influential industry players to discuss the key trends impacting the connected device security market.

The event will showcase state-of-the-art device security and demonstrate the value of the TEE to rapidly evolving industries such as payment, ID, authentication, IoT and premium content. TEE experts will discuss the future of the technology and how standardization and security certification can save time and money while increasing stability, scalability and interoperability.




Fintech Disruptors 2017 Report
16 November, London

Exclusive briefing to mark the launch of the Fintech Disruptors 2017 Report – latest research from an industry-wide survey and insights from fintech and banking industry leaders.

 Including speakers from ACI, Barclays and Santander, the briefing will spark debate and discussion on the critical next phase of the fintech revolution – helping institutions and founders understand how best to bridge the gap between legacy systems and new digital entrants and technology. A phase that will offer the first real glimpse of the ‘new banking’. 

 The briefing kicks off at 6pm – invitations are strictly limited. To apply for an invitation email 

 See for programme details. 

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PayExpo MENA 2016
5-7 December, Dubai

20% discount* for Payments Cards & Mobile readers – quote ‘PCM20’ when registering!

Taking place in Dubai on 5-7 December, PayExpo MENA will bring the entire payments ecosystem together to network and learn in one of the fastest growing and most competitive markets for smart payments in the region.

Over 1000 senior decision makers from the retail, banking, transport, entertainment, leisure and telecoms industries will meet to discuss key MENA high growth targets, hear case studies from across the globe and try out the latest payment solutions and technologies that will revolutionise their payment strategies in the year ahead. 20% discount* for Payments Cards & Mobile readers – quote promo code ‘PCM20’when registering online! Complimentary passes are available for MNOs, retail banks, merchants, gaming operators, government and local authorities! Reserve your place now at

Group discounts and local rates are available – please enquire direct by emailing

*Applies to new bookings only.


Bronze Partners

Payments Knowledge Forum 2016
3-4 October, London

Our 31st international payments system user conference – around 200 delegates from financial institutions, retailers, payments processors and merchant services organisations sharing information and networking in a superb environment.

A full two-day multi-track conference with a strong focus on the payment systems user experience, including contributions from a wide range of payments industry organisations and experts.

Key themes include: The Emergence of Global Acquirers, PSD2 & APIs, Development Agility in the Payments Space, Payments Switch Architecture, PCI & P2PE, ATM Software & Innovation, Multi-Channel Payments and Machine Learning.


Biometrics 2016
18-20 October, London


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Smart Ticketing & Payments Conference
23 November, London

The second annual Smart Ticketing & Payments conference, taking place at 155 Bishopsgate, London on 23 November, and once again co-located with the transport sector’s leading passenger information conference, will place the passenger’s needs squarely at the forefront of discussion. As a sector, we need to make sure that we deliver ticketing solutions that are accessible to each and every passenger demographic: that serves the individual passenger’s ‘ways’ and enables fully interoperable end-to-end ticketing.
This conference will bring together ticketing leaders from all over Europe to present their visions, focus on the needs of the passenger and share best practice in delivering world-class ticketing systems that are designed firmly around customer requirements.
For more information about the venue, pricing and topics, please visit


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.


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