News | October 9, 2013

ITEXPO Announces New Show Aimed At The Mobile Commerce Industry

Collocated with ITEXPO, new show highlights mobile commerce solutions

TMC and Mobile Marketing & Technology recently announced that the Mobile Payments Conference will be held January 28-31, 2014, at the Miami Beach Convention Center in Miami, Florida. The event will highlight the many new mobile commerce solutions that continue to enter the market, and will be an invaluable resource for companies that are looking at—or are already active—in participating in this dynamic space.

“I am excited to have this year’s conference co-located with the ITEXPO,” said Marla Ellerman, publisher of Mobile Marketing & Technology, Executive Director of Mobile Payment Conference, “Attendees of both conferences will be able to enjoy many synergies in two days at a tremendous location.

As mobile device usage continues to grow drastically, so has the capability of retail and payments on these devices. Mobile wallets, NFC technologies and QR codes are all becoming vital parts of business strategies for retailers and financial services providers. Attendees at Mobile Payments Conference will hear presentations based on the recent move for consumers and businesses to utilize mobile devices, including smartphones and tablets, as a way for business. Designed to be a priceless source for companies looking at entering this rapidly growing space, the conference will also be holding EMV Training on Tuesday, January 28, 2014.

“Times are changing in terms of how consumers are accessing bank accounts, paying bills and even shopping online,” said Dave Rodriguez, TMC President. “With the evolution from laptops to smartphones, it will be a great opportunity for attendees to see how mobile devices are currently being used and what new advancements are continuing to be developed.”

Speakers wishing to propose a session topic or idea for Mobile Payment Conference should complete a formal online application here before October 25, 2013. Although all submission topics will be considered, conference organizers will be looking at proposals with a special focus on the following areas:

  • Status of mobile devices, mobile wallets and mobile commerce as parts of the overall “retail customer journey”
  • Share the ways mobile devices are used for marketing, which leads to customer acquisition
  • Address the ways mobiles are used in stores by consumers while shopping and for point of sale checkout
  • Discuss the ways mobile-based loyalty programs are used for customer retention
  • Mobile-enabled marketing
  • Mobile-enabled shopping
  • Mobile-enabled loyalty
  • Mobile point of sale for both consumer and retailer devices
  • “Remote payments” for digital or virtual goods
  • Peer-to-peer applications for developed market users
  • Integrating online and offline payments
  • Payments case studies
  • Business forecasts
  • Data marketing via mobile device
  • Security
  • EMV training sponsored by ACT Canada

About TMC
TMC is a global, integrated media company that supports clients' goals by building communities in print, online, and face to face. TMC publishes multiple magazines including Cloud Computing, M2M Evolution, Customer, and Internet Telephony. TMCnet is the leading source of news and articles for the communications and technology industries, and is read by as many as 1.5 million unique visitors monthly. TMC produces a variety of trade events, including ITEXPO, the world's leading business technology event, as well as industry events: Asterisk World; AstriCon; ChannelVision (CVx) Expo; Cloud4SMB Expo; Customer Experience (CX) Hot Trends Symposium; DevCon5 - HTML5 & Mobile App Developer Conference; LatinComm Conference and Expo; M2M Evolution Conference & Expo; Mobile Payment Conference; Software Telco Congress, StartupCamp; Super Wi-Fi & Shared Spectrum Summit; SIP Trunking-Unified Communications Seminars; Wearable Tech Conference & Expo; WebRTC Conference & Expo III; and more. For more information, visit TMC Events (http://www.tmcnet.com/tmcnet/futureshows.aspx).

About MP Associates, Inc.
Mobile Marketing and Technology is an online publication and community dedicated to educating Marketing, Sales, IT Professionals and Executives about the latest mobile phone technologies for marketing and communication. Mobile Payments Conference is the industry’s leading mobile commerce event which attracts an executive level audience from all parts of the mobile commerce ecosystem. 2014 marks the sixth Mobile Payments Conference that Mobile Marketing & Technology will produce.

SOURCE: TMC and Mobile Marketing & Technology

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