Media Sponsors


SIMalliance (Security, Identity, Mobility)

The organisation promotes the essential role of the secure element (SE) in delivering secure mobile applications and services across all devices that can access wireless networks. By identifying and addressing SE-related technical issues, and both clarifying and recommending existing technical standards relevant to SE implementation, the SIMalliance aims to promote an open SE ecosystem to facilitate and accelerate delivery of secure mobile applications globally.


ABI Research

ABI Research is a market intelligence company specializing in global technology markets. Our unique blend of quantitative forecasting and trend analysis helps us to quantify the important markets of today, define the strategic technologies of tomorrow, and provide insight on how technology is adopted into vertical markets.


Smart Payments Association

The Smart Payment Association (SPA) addresses the challenges of the evolving payment ecosystem, offering leadership and expert guidance to help its members and their financial institution customers realize the opportunities of smart, secure and personalized payment systems & services both now and for the future. The SPA is a founding Member of the ECSG (European Card Stakeholders Group) and Spokesperson of the Vendor Sector. More information on the SPA at


BayPay Forum

The BayPay Forum, a Silicon Valley-based international network composed of over 12,000 payment and commerce executives, entrepreneurs and investors from thousands of different companies, serves as a forum to connect members in identifying and understanding the emerging trends and innovations in the industry.


The Green Sheet Inc.

Dedicated to the education and success of the ISO and MLS, The Green Sheet is a semi-monthly resource replete with timely, bias-free coverage of the evolving payments industry.  It has more than 25,000 readers who depend on its regular, special and recurring features for information, education and inspiration.


Digital Transactions

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Digital Transactions is the only publication covering the total Payments market. Published twelve times a year, the magazine, web site and Daily email newsletter Digital Transactions News, reach subscribers in financial institutions, retails and ISO/processors. To Subscribe go to To advertise call Bob Jenisch 877-658-0418 or [email protected]


Top Credit Card Processors

The independent authority on credit card processing,, is a research firm dedicated to identifying and ranking the best credit card processors in the United States. These payment service providers are able to provide national services with flexible payment terms and service offerings for your small, medium, or enterprise business.



The OSPT Alliance is helping the transit community move toward the next generation of secure, cost-effective, and flexible fare collection solutions through a global, multi-provider community.


Our charter is to define a new open standard for secure transit fare collection solutions, while providing industry education, creating workgroup opportunities, and catalyzing the development and adoption of innovative fare collection technologies, applications, and services. We are also building a global ecosystem of transit operators, transit consultants and integrators, technology solution providers, and government agencies to stimulate development and delivery of next-generation fare collection solutions.


The OSPT Alliance welcomes new members as we work together in an open forum to provide the transit industry with a broad range of innovative solutions.



BankNews, available in print, digital and mobile editions, is the leading independent magazine for bank management teams. Published monthly, it features informative and timely articles on topics essential to today’s banking professionals—from business development, operations, and compliance, to customer relationships, digital banking, and cybersecurity. In addition, BankNews covers the latest trends and news from around the country.


Acuity Market Intelligence

Acuity Market Intelligence is the definitive source for biometrics market intelligence with a proven record of accurately anticipating biometric and identity market trends. Acuity consistently delivers original, thought provoking, and reliable industry insight. Acuity offers strategic consulting services and a wealth of market data and analysis via


Nilson Report

The Nilson Report is the most relevant and respected source of news and analysis of the global card and mobile payment industries. The by-subscription-only newsletter provides issuer, acquirer, and vendor statistics not found in any other trade journal, as well as concise vendor, personnel, and product updates. The Nilson Report does not accept paid advertising of any kind. There are no advertisements, no articles written by vendors, no sponsored content — ever. Paid subscribers in 88 countries value The Nilson Report to track industry trends and provide market information.

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ACT Canada

Since 1989, ACT Canada has been internationally recognized as the stakeholder association that drives payment evolution and digital identity. We help members protect their interests, advance their causes, enhance networks, and grow their business. Stakeholder dialogue drives profitable decisions, join us. For membership inquiries and other information visit



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GlobalPlatform defines and develops specifications to facilitate the secure deployment and management of multiple embedded applications on secure chip technology. Its standardized infrastructure empowers service providers to develop digital services once and deploy across different markets, devices and channels. GlobalPlatform’s security and privacy parameters enable dynamic combinations of secure and non-secure services from multiple providers on the same device, providing a foundation for market convergence and innovative new cross-sector partnerships. For more information on GlobalPlatform visit


Parks Associates

Parks Associates is an internationally recognized market research firm specializing in emerging consumer technology products and services. The company’s expertise includes the Internet of Things (IoT), digital entertainment and TV services, digital health, mobility and consumer apps, support services, consumer electronics, and smart home solutions.

Each year, Parks Associates hosts industry webcasts, the CONNECTIONS™ Conference Series, Connected Health Summit: Engaging Consumers, and Smart Energy Summit: Engaging the Consumer.


TRUSTECH – Pay, Identify, Connect & Secure

TRUSTECH (incorporating CARTES) is the global event dedicated to Secure Payment, Identification and Connections 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 18000+ Attendees from 130+ countries, 1800+ CEOs, 400+ Exhibitors & Sponsors and 150+ Speakers across 100+ Conference Sessions.

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NFC Times

NFC Times, the premier publication covering Near Field Communication and contactless technology, features 100% original content: exclusive stories, facts, news and analysis. Other publications rely on press releases and talking points; NFC Times provides the independent, in-depth coverage of global NFC and contactless issues you need to stay competitive.


Smart Insights

Smart Insights is the best information source on the Secure Transactions industry.

Smart Insights Weekly is a newsletter covering the smart card industry, its businesses, its technologies, its markets as well as its technology suppliers. Smart Insights covers all the major trends in the industry, it encompasses worldwide business, standardization bodies …

Smart Insights Reports are research reports providing key facts and figures as well as strategic insights about a technology, an area or a major issue in the secure transaction industry. Smart Insights Reports bring business modeling, forecasting and competitive analysis.

Smart Insights: facts . intelligence . now . More information at