MPE 2019, FEB 19-21 in BERLIN


2019: The year of tough decisions for Merchant, Acquirers, PSPs & payment providers

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400 out of 1000 participants confirmed

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In Europe there is no other Merchant Payment Event like the MPE conference

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Upcoming webinars

The MPE provides complimentary webinars to the community of Merchant Payment Ecosystem professionals to help them navigate the complexity of challenges connected with in-store, online & mobile payment acceptance, and law enforcement in Europe and beyond. Register & Join us for the upcoming webinars. Once register, you will receive a confirmation email containing information about participation.

GDPR: A Merchant’s Perspective

There are many different types of merchants each with unique set of business requirements for using consumer data. The GDPR’ requirements can be quite dazzling, especially in the payment landscape where merchants transfer data to many third parties like PSPs and acquirers.

Past webinars

Make or buy? How PSPs can extend their offering from online to POS and omnichannel payment

Dangerous times for PSPs: Retail customers are investing in omnichannel solutions. They often use different PSPs for POS and online payments and also for different countries. When implementing omnichannel strategies merchants need to consolidate their PSP landscape and use one PSP for all channels. Are you prepared for all channels and all countries?

GDPR in Financial Services: The World of Controllers or Processors?

The webinar will share some light on the hate-love affair between PSD2 and GDPR and how these two new legislations should work jointly.

The real revolution in payments will be real-time payments

This webinar, as a supportive initiative to the MPE 2019, will explain how the move to real-time payments will likely be the next major move in payments.

Is Europe on the way to Open or Close Banking?

This webinar is a part of series of supportive initiatives to the MPE 2019 conference & exhibition, outlining the importance and complexity of B2C payments for merchant payments acceptance professionals.

Festival of Online Payments webinar series

At MPE 2017, the leading merchant payment acceptance conference in Europe, The Festival of Online Payment Methods (Festival of Online Payments) has been introduced. It was organized as a full conference track featuring the leading European payments networks.

Based on the positive feedback MPE created a NEW Series of Webinars: “Festival of Online Payments”.

Six Webinar editions will provide ongoing education, first-hand information and current benchmarking in area of online and mobile payments from different Global regions.

Latin America: Successful payment & e-commerce strategies

This webinar will look at the state of e-commerce in the region. Focusing on six key markets which together account for more than 95% of LatAm e-commerce turnover, it will give you the insights you need to understand this fast-developing online market.

Western Europe: Successful payment & e-commerce strategies

PPRO and collectAI shall present a snapshot of the state of e-commerce in Western Europe covering 12 biggest markets in the region.

E-commerce trends in Middle East and Africa

PPRO and Accourt experts will explain current e-commerce state across the ME&A market. What are the challenges of doing business in each of ME & Africa’s different nations and what the future holds for ME&A e-commerce market.

E-commerce trends in Eastern Europe

In the webinar Eastern European market experts from PPRO and Coinbase will provide market insights for everyone assessing Eastern Europe market opportunity.

Successful strategies for e-commerce and online payment acceptance in Asia

In this webinar, experts in e-commerce and the Asian markets will present strategies for successful online payment acceptance for companies who want to expand their e-commerce business into Asia.

Beyond the credit card: Successful strategies for e-commerce in North America and Oceania

PPRO and Vantiv experts will explain the global rise of APMs and why this is a paradigm-shift for American merchants, as well as “how to expand” the e-commerce business into North America and Oceania.

The Webinar Series: Festival of Online Payments was sponsored by:

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Are you sure your NFC mPOS strategy is adequate?

The payment ecosystem worldwide is struggling to cut through the mPOS hype. Major market observers predicted a bright future for the mPOS market. Will mPOS proliferate in face of hurdles it is currently facing?

Key Ingredients to a Succesful mPOS Solutions in 2014

At this webinar you will learn that business models of mPOS providers are quickly changing and if you want to stay profitable in this business you need to understand the key ingredients to a successful mPOS solutions

mPOS Adoption & Implementation in Asia, Europe and the US

This webinar is a part of series of supportive initiatives to the MPE conference, outlining the importance of this topic for merchants and their payment providers in 2013

mPOS Opportunities & Challenges

Approximately 75% of the estimated 1.2 million mPOS solutions were shipped to MasterCard merchants globally, throughout 2010 and2011, went to merchants who did not previously accept payment card transactions

MPE Presentations & Agendas

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MPE Video Library

Nigel Dean, Marketing Director, Spire Payments

Transaction. Interaction. Convergence. How the payments ecosystem is coping with technological evolution

Julian Sawyer, Chief Operating Officer, Starling Bank

Starling Bank disrupting the industry

June Felix, President Europe, Verifone

Fireside chat!

Briefing Materials

Briefing materials that are listed below were prepared by the team of Empiria Group and serve as supportive materials to topics which will be further discussed at the “Merchant Payments Ecosystem (MPE) event.

All briefing materials outline the importance of featured topics and challenges for merchants and their POS and payment providers.

The widgets below will take you to the description of each of the briefs where you can also request your complimentary copies…

Rich Merchant Services 3.0 brief

This brief further monitors recent announcements of innovative merchant payment and POS providers

Rich Merchant Services 2.0 brief

This document is the latest piece from the edition of our successful materials exploring major topics of the MPE event

Rich Merchant Services brief

“Rich Merchant Services” covers a new generation of services designed to improve the interaction with consumers and to streamline merchant business operations

Interaction Beyond Payments brief

Why “Interaction Beyond Payments” is important for merchants and their payment providers?

mPOS Brief

Document contains examples of innovative mPOS approaches and implementations of emerging and established mPOS service providers

Global Map of mPOS Providers

The most comprehensive industry overview of mPOS providers

Interviews, Perspectives & Articles

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Andreas Habersetzer, Partner and Managing Director, Innovalue

mPOS – hide the complexity, but not the security details





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Andreas Habersetzer, Partner and Managing Director, Innovalue

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POSitivity Magazine

POSitivity magazine brings you a selected combination of aggregated and proprietary industry news from the merchant payments area. The magazine is being issued monthly. We carefully prepare the content and present it to you in a digestible format and in visuals that are both appealing and easy to read. You can enjoy the content both on desktops and mobile devices alike, whether online or offline.

The magazine is delivered as a digital copy and you are notified each time a new issue comes out along with a direct download link.

Global Map of mPOS providers

The most comprehensive industry overview of mPOS providers. The interactive map monitors the increasing complexity of mPOS ecosystem listing players coming in from different sectors around the Globe.