News | October 17, 2013

Mobile Payments Conference Scheduled For January 29-30

Mobile Commerce Event to be Co-located with ITEXPO

Mobile Marketing & Technology recently announced that the Mobile Payments Conference will be held January 29-30, 2014 at the Miami Beach Convention Center in Miami, Florida. This year’s conference will be co-located with TMC’s ITEXPO, which is expected to draw more than 7,000 attendees.

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

The overriding theme of the conference will be “Mobile Commerce is the New Buzz” and will draw VP and C-level executives from all parts of the mobile wallet and mobile payments ecosystem. Experts will discuss current mobile commerce issues and trends, with an emphasis on retail, online and person-to-person payments and strategies.

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 Mobile Marketing & Technology
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.

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.htm).

SOURCE: Mobile Marketing & Technology

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