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2018 TRANSACT for Payments Technology Experts: Part Two

Posted by Joe Gargiulo on Tue, Mar 27, 2018 @ 10:20 AM

TRANSACT 2018 takes place April 17 – 19 at the Mandalay Bay Convention Center in Las Vegas, offering two and one half days of conference programming for the payments technology industry. The trade event is produced by the Electronic Transactions Association (ETA), the world's largest payments industry trade group.

TRANSACT 2018 features an exhibit hall, networking opportunities, business luncheons and dinners, galas and awards, seminars and keynotes by leaders in payments technology. Attendees include financial institutions, payment companies, FinTech, technology innovators and resellers of payment processing services.

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Tags: Events / Conferences, Independent Sales Organization (ISO)

The SEAA Conference: a Royal Event for the Acquiring Industry

Posted by Joe Gargiulo on Mon, Mar 12, 2018 @ 09:40 AM

The Southeast Acquirers Association (SEAA) presents its annual conference on March 12 - 14, 2018 at the Loews Royal Pacific Resort at Universal Orlando in Florida. The two-day seminar offers a variety of networking opportunities and receptions for the acquiring industry as well as a tradeshow, breakout and keynote sessions, and focused training.

According to SEAA, “the Exhibit Hall features many of the leading credit card payment processors, equipment manufacturers, leasing companies and third-party vendors in the industry. Breakout sessions provide a small forum to learn and share information. Panel discussions are led by industry leaders and have been some of the most heavily attended sessions."

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Tags: Events / Conferences, Independent Sales Organization (ISO)

2018 TRANSACT for Payments Technology Experts: Part One

Posted by Joe Gargiulo on Fri, Feb 23, 2018 @ 07:00 AM

TRANSACT, the most notable tradeshow and conference in payments technology, takes place April 17 – 19, 2018 at the Mandalay Bay Convention Center in Las Vegas. The event is produced by the Electronic Transactions Association (ETA), the world's largest payments industry trade group and is an annual destination for financial institutions, networks, payments companies, FinTech, technology innovators and resellers of payments processing services.

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Tags: Events / Conferences, Independent Sales Organization (ISO)

BB&T Resellers Conference

Posted by Joe Gargiulo on Wed, Jan 31, 2018 @ 02:27 PM

The Annual Reward and Recognition Sales Conference produced by BB&T Merchant Services is representative of the favorable relationship that exists between CrossCheck and its resellers. The event takes place February 12 – 13 at the Raleigh Marriott Crabtree Valley in North Carolina and features service providers within BB&T’s Merchant Services portfolio. CrossCheck has been BB&T’s exclusive Check Guarantee company since 2014.

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Tags: Independent Sales Organization (ISO)

ISOs Gear Up for the 2017 WSAA Annual Conference

Posted by Joe Gargiulo on Mon, Sep 11, 2017 @ 07:00 AM

Following the mission of providing the acquiring industry with educational and networking opportunities, the Western States Acquirers Association holds its annual conference September 27 – 28 in Rancho Mirage, California. The event offers general and breakout sessions for representatives of independent sales organizations (ISOs), merchant level sales (MLS), card acquiring and issuing companies, payments processors, technology companies and regulatory agencies serving financial institutions and consumer retail sectors. The conference features a golf tournament and a keynote address by retired astronaut Captain Mark Kelly.

Join National Sales Trainer Todd Little in the exhibit hall (table 15) as he discusses lifetime residuals and other reasons for ISOs to partner with CrossCheck (details outlined at the close of this article).

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Tags: Events / Conferences, Independent Sales Organization (ISO)

Acquiring Industry Convenes at 2017 MWAA Conference

Posted by Joe Gargiulo on Sat, Jul 29, 2017 @ 09:45 AM

The Midwest Acquirers Association Conference concluded two days of programming on July 19 after celebrating its 15th anniversary and bringing new insights to independent sales organizations (ISOs) and merchant service providers (MSPs) in the acquiring industry. The event offered seminar sessions, an exhibit hall, an awards presentation, special guest speakers and multiple networking opportunities. The venue was the well-appointed Chicago Marriott Downtown Magnificent Mile.

CrossCheck’s Vice President of Partner and ISO Relations Travis Powers was at booth UE27 where he discussed the company’s policy of offering lifetime residuals to ISOs as well as a comprehensive ISO training program that encourages merchant retention.

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Tags: Events / Conferences, Independent Sales Organization (ISO)

2017 MWAA Conference Brings Together ISOs

Posted by Jessica Fernandez on Fri, Jun 16, 2017 @ 12:45 PM

The Midwest Acquirers Association Conference is bringing together payment professionals such as independent sales organizations (ISOs) and managed service providers (MSPs) from around the nation to network, share ideas and learn from industry leaders. Included in this group is CrossCheck’s Vice President of Partner and ISO Relations Travis Powers who will be at booth UE27. This year marks the 15th annual conference, and takes place at the Chicago Marriott Downtown Magnificent Mile. Attendees may register for the event here.

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Tags: Events / Conferences, Independent Sales Organization (ISO)

Acquiring Industry at TRANSACT 17 in Vegas: Where Else?

Posted by Brandes Elitch on Tue, May 23, 2017 @ 02:19 PM

For 25 years, the Electronic Transactions Association has been the trade association for the credit card acquiring industry — the industry that enables merchants to take credit and debit cards as payment for goods and services. Today, it has branched out and embraced all kinds of payments, not just card based ones.

There are 500+ member companies in the ETA and their big annual tradeshow is called TRANSACT. It is a really big show: over 4,000 attendees, an exhibit hall with over 200 exhibits (including 50 first time exhibitors) as well as keynote presentations and panels, and 40 educational sessions and seminars. It is a safe bet that anyone who is anyone in the acquiring industry was at the show.

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Tags: Brandes Elitch, Events / Conferences, Independent Sales Organization (ISO)

ISOs to Attend ETA Event: 2017 Transact

Posted by Jessica Beaudry on Fri, Apr 21, 2017 @ 10:28 AM

In less than one month, Las Vegas will transform into a hub of knowledge-sharing, innovation and technological discovery for the payments industry. 2017 Transact, hosted by the Electronic Transactions Association (ETA), will draw ISOs, VARs, large financial institutions including banks, payment processors and developers, tech startups, entrepreneurs, and other payments industry stakeholders located within the United Sates and across the globe.

The payments industry event will take place May 10 – May 12 at the Mandalay Bay Convention Center in Nevada. With over 4,000 attendees — including 1,000 plus C-level executives, more than 200 exhibitors set to debut leading payments technology, and a selection of beneficial sessions — ISOs will find a wealth of business-enhancing opportunities at 2017 Transact.

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Tags: Events / Conferences, Independent Sales Organization (ISO)

Inside ETA’s 2017 TRANSACT Conference: Background and Benefits

Posted by Brandes Elitch on Thu, Apr 13, 2017 @ 09:58 AM

If you’re reading the CrossCheck blog, you’re undoubtedly interested in what’s happening in the payments industry and may be attending TRANSACT 17, the mega trade event produced by the Electronic Transactions Association (ETA). CrossCheck’s Partner & ISO Relations department will be behind booth 924 to discuss lifetime residuals for ISOs, our most popular merchant programs, and Focus, our desktop app that places merchants one click away from check guarantee services.

Those of us who have been here for a while tend to forget there are many new entrants every year: new merchant-level salespeople and independent sales organizations (ISOs), new vendors, new payment platforms and new hardware manufacturers — it’s a busy place!

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Tags: Electronic Transactions Association (ETA), Brandes Elitch, Independent Sales Organization (ISO)