MPE 2018 AWARDS recognized TOP 14 European merchant payments providers at 11th annual MPE2018 (Merchant Payments Ecosystem) conference and exhibition during the Gala Dinner in front of 900 senior industry professionals.

For night years in a row, the MPE AWARDS serves as a quality benchmark in European merchant payments and helps merchants in decision making over the payment providers. For 2018, the categories have been fully updated to recognize and reward the areas that matter most to payment acceptance in today’s market. New awards categories focused on:
Best On-boarding Process| POS Innovation/POS SW payment App| Alternative Payment Solution| Best Merchant Payments Partnership| Omnichannel Payment Solution| MPE Influencer of the Year


The MPE 2018 AWARDS Gala Dinner & Ceremony, took place on February 21, in the prestigious Five Star Intercontinental Hotel Berlin. The glittering MPE AWARDS Gala Dinner & awards were hosted by the recognized payment industry advisors & speakers: Alex Rolfe & Neira Jones and included entertainment & networking. 

The PEOPLE‘S CHOICE AWARD, the Category ”MPE INFLUENCER OF THE YEAR AWARD” went to: KACHING.

Other JUDGE’S CHOICE AWARDS Winners listed in 13 Categories below are: 

  • ID, SECURITY & ANTI-FRAUD SOLUTION AWARD
    Winner: ACI Worldwide
  • ALTERNATIVE PAYMENT SOLUTION AWARD
    Winner: Saxo Payments Banking Circle
  • ACQUIRER OF THE YEAR AWARD
    Winner: First Data
  • INTERNATIONAL PAYMENT SOLUTION AWARD
    Winner: LEMON WAY
  • OMNICHANNEL PAYMENT SOLUTION AWARD
    Winner: AltaPay, a Valitor Company
  • DATA ANALYTICS & SCIENCE AWARD
    Winner: Cybertonica
  • START-UP INNOVATION AWARD
    Winner: ID-Pal
  • PROCESSOR OF THE YEAR AWARD
    Winner: PPRO
  • PSP AWARD
    Winner: GPN DATA – Connected Payment Platforms
  • POS INNOVATION/POS SOFTWARE PAYMENT APPLICATIONS AWARD
    Winner: BS PAYONE
  • ON-BOARDING PROCESS/SOLUTION AWARD
    Winner: BillPro
  • MERCHANT PAYMENTS PARTNERSHIP AWARD
    Winner: Verifone
  • MOBILE PAYMENT SOLUTION AWARD
    Winner: Yoyo

 

“With over hundreds payment company’s nominations pouring in this year, our judges had a tough time picking 13 clear winners. In 2018, there was one New Award Category added – MPE INFLUENCER OF THE YEAR that was decided by the payment industry in ONLINE PUBLIC VOTING.
We would like to congratulate to all of the winners and nominees of the MPE2018 Awards”

said Natalia Ivanis, Head of Event Production, Empiria Group, the organizer of the MPE conferences. 

MPE AWARDS special thanks went to the Awards Jury Members:

Janusz Diemko, Member of the Supervisory Board, Polskie ePlatnosci

Volker Schloenvoigt, Director, Edgar, Dunn & Company 

Roger Alexander, NED, VALITOR

Leon Dhaene, Director General, Leaseurope

Rupert Jaeschke, Managing Director, Jaeschke Euro Consulting

Mark McMurtrie, Director, Payments Consultancy

Diderik Schonheyder, Consultant, Schonheyder & Associates

Alex Rolfe, Managing Director, PaymentsCM LLP

David Parker, CEO, Polymath Consulting

Melisande Mual, Managing Director, The Paypers

Annich McIntosh, Managing Editor, Card World

About the MPE:
Merchant Payments Ecosystem (MPE) is the only European Conference, Exhibition and community focused on card acquiring, merchant services, POS, mobile and on-line payment acceptance.
MPE ecosystem connects: merchants, acquirers, PSPs, payment processors, schemes, regulators, gateways, POS HW/SW solution providers and innovative FinTechs.

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Media Contacts:
MPE organizer (Empiria Group)
Natalia Ivanis
+421-917-802-770
natalia.ivanis@empiriagroup.eu