Are you searching for the latest solutions and insights on Card Acquiring, Alternative Payments and Online Payment Technology? Search no more, all your questions will be answered during the Merchant Payments Ecosystem (MPE) 2018 event in Berlin. This three day event is diving into every aspect of which online payment technology works for your e-commerce.

The Merchant Payments Ecosystem event is the only one in Europe with a focus on merchant payment acceptance. The event will bring together over a 1000 participants of which you can learn and with whom you can exchange experiences. Over 300 C-level executives and 150 speakers will be sharing their expert insights. You will also get the chance to meet with 70 exhibitors that will advise you on the choice you are facing. Here is a break down of the industries you can expect to meet during the event.

The event is kicking off on the 20th of February in the Intercontinental Berlin at 9 AM with GPN DATA, Mastercard and others.  After general discussions and Keynote presentations of Spire Payments, Verifone and Starling Bank, the event dives deeper into 4 specialized tracks.

Find the exact topics discussed in each track in the agenda.

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The Exceptional Experience

The event differentiates itself by providing an exceptional business experience. The MPE2018 event offers an exceptional community experience in which networking and knowledge exchange is key. The event is not a massive trade show but finds value in its smaller group discussions, round tables, merchant only sessions and exclusive dinner.

Besides the overall experience, the conferences are also promised to be thought provoking and controversial. Sharing honest and bold ideas brings together the best knowledge on which the community builds. The event will include over 150 inspirational speakers & forward thinking personalities, 90 presentations & case studies and 50 sessions on a wide variety of topics.

Customer experience

One of the themes that will be touched upon is the innovation in payments. Payment systems used to be an activity of the back office but it has moved to being an issue of the boardroom. It is no longer a question of the IT department but it has become a strategic topic that concerns the CEO and marketing executives.

The customer journey and experience is crucial nowadays in all aspects of the business that you provide, including your payment options. The end user should now be put at the heart of what you do and it should be the point of focus to make the process easier for whatever they want to accomplish.

Taking your payments cross-border

Besides, controversial speeches on the new challenges and opportunities in the market, you can expect to learn about taking your business cross borders in terms of payment solutions. With companies expanding their activities across grounds, it is crucial to be aware of the changes in payment solutions in different cultures and countries. The right payment mix is to be provided for a seamless experience of your customer. What payment mix works for your business is exactly what this event will cover.

Gala Dinner & Merchant Payments Ecosystem Awards

Another aspect that makes the Merchant Payments Ecosystem 2018 an event not to miss out on is the exclusive awards. Taking place on the second evening of the event, 21st of February, the awards will announce outstanding companies and individuals that are forward thinking leaders in the market. The awards will be presented during an exclusive Gala Dinner & Ceremony.

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The awards have functioned for a quality benchmark in the European merchant payments for the last 8 years. Moreover, it helps merchants make their decision to choose for the most successful payment acceptance providers.
The awards are a unique concept that has painted the event. A new category has been added: People’s Choice Award. The Merchant Payments Ecosystem community will be choosing the winner by online voting. The winner will be profiled on the MPE website and will be presented in front of thousand elite attendees & companies. You can take part in this competition here!

Don’t miss out on this event and download the agenda & get your tickets here!

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