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ACT Canada
ACT Canada is the eyes, ears and voice for mobile, NFC, loyalty, secure payments, leveraging EMV and secure identity.

ACT Canada is a non-profit association, federally-incorporated in 1989. As an educator, enabler, influencer and advocate for members, ACT Canada is the internationally-recognized authority, trusted knowledge resource and catalyst for change in payments and secure identity. We build bridges and break down barriers to support our members in their quest for competitive advantage in the payments, authentication and identity management space. We are the go-to resource for issuers, acquirers, merchants, regulators, brands, networks, governments, technology providers, integrators, industry associations, security specialists, gateways, processors, integrators, loyalty companies, transit systems, secure identity solution providers and many other stakeholders.


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.

Banking Automation Bulletin
Banking Automation Bulletin is an international subscription newsletter focused on key issues in self-service banking, branch automation, cards and payments. The Bulletin is published by London-based research and consulting firm RBR, and draws extensively on the firm’s authoritative industry research and analysis. The Bulletin is valued by senior executives in over 100 countries worldwide for providing independent and insightful, news, opinions and information on issues of core interest.




Euromonitor International
Euromonitor International is the world’s leading independent provider of strategic market research. We create data and analysis on thousands of products and services around the world.



The Green Sheet Inc.

The Green Sheet Inc.
Founded in 1983 by industry pioneer Paul H. Green, The Green Sheet Inc. was the first publisher to focus exclusively on the payment industry's ISO and merchant level salesperson channel. We now reach a majority of players in that space through three synergistic vehicles:

The Green Sheet - A semimonthly resource providing complete, original coverage of important and emerging issues in the ever-evolving payments industry.

GSQ - A four-color, glossy quarterly offering in-depth analyses of topics central to the payments industry.

GS Online - A Web resource showcasing breaking industry news and events; the MLS Forum, which facilitates free, secure interactive discussion among industry peers; current and back issues of The Green Sheet and GSQ; and much more.



Javelin Strategy & Research
Javelin is a research-based consulting firm that advises its clients to make smarter business decisions in a digital financial world. Our analysts offer unbiased, actionable insights and unearth opportunities that help financial institutions, government entities, payment companies, merchants, and other technology providers sustainably increase profits.


Mercator Advisory Group
Mercator Advisory Group is the leading independent research and advisory services firm exclusively focused on the payments and banking industries globally, charting the course for sustained growth and profitability.



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The 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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NYPAY is New York’s premier professional organization for payment industry leaders and innovators. Founded in 2006, NYPAY’s mission is to facilitate discussions about changes and innovations in payments and create networking opportunities. NYPAY hosts planned periodic events led by knowledgeable industry leaders, encouraging thoughtful dialog and debate about new payment perspectives.


Smart Insights

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 .

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The Strawhecker Group
The mission of The Strawhecker Group (TSG) is to provide the electronic payments ecosystem and its stakeholders with unmatched advisory services. TSG’s unique offering is built on decades of focused expertise, powerful data, and the combined intangible value these provide. Our vision is to be admired for our people, partnership, and performance.


The Prepaid Press

The Prepaid Press Expo
The Prepaid Press Expo is the one event that gives you access to all levels of the prepaid wireless distribution chain, and all variations of prepaid services. With two full days of exhibit hall activities, including numerous high impact networking functions to maximize exhibitor and attendee interaction, The Prepaid Press Expo is only event created specifically for you, and your prepaid business.”