• TRANSACT 16: 3-Minute Recap

    TRANSACT 16 drew crowds of payments professionals to Las Vegas April 19-21, 2016. “This is a tremendous time of growth and change in our industry,” Jason Oxman, ETA CEO said in a statement. “TRANSACT 16 brought together thousands of payments game-changers from traditional payment leaders and investors to innovators to chart the future of commerce.” […]

  • Honorees Shine Brightly as ETA Announces 2016 Star Awards

    During the Visa President’s Dinner and Star Awards Gala at TRANSACT 16, ETA CEO Jason Oxman and ETA President Greg Cohen announced the winners of this year’s ETA Star Awards. The winners earned well-deserved recognition for the contributions to the industry. They join a list of highly-respected past winners. Look back at the past winners. […]

  • He Said/She Said: Quotes from TRANSACT 16 Keynote Presentations

    TRANSACT 16 brought five leaders — from traditional financial institutions and industry disruptors — to Las Vegas to share their insights about the payments industry’s evolution with thousands of professionals. Here are a few quotes we thought made an impact: “The entire commerce experience will be rewired in the next three to five years, as […]

  • As Seen on the Show Floor

    The TRANSACT 16 show floor was the place to debut and demonstrate new technology, platforms, security features and more. Here’s a rundown of some big announcements companies made during TRANSACT: Visa announced Quick Chip for EMV — a game changing new technology that allows consumers to remove their card from an EMV terminal in two […]

  • It’s Here! ETA Announces Finalists for the 2016 ETA Star Awards

    Today, ETA revealed the finalists for the prestigious annual Star Awards. The ETA Star Awards recognize contributions of individuals and companies to the payments industry, whether through innovation, business practices, or contributions to the association. The winners will be announced during the President’s Dinner at TRANSACT 16, April 19-21, in Las Vegas. 2016 ETA Star […]

  • Get Inside the Mind of Square with Jacqueline Reses

    From the moment Square emerged on the payments scene in 2009, it has turned traditional payments channels upside down. It’s on you to figure out how your business will embrace and adapt to the waves of disruption coursing through our industry – so why not come learn from the masters of disruption? Jacqueline Reses, Capital […]

  • Let’s Talk About TRANSACT 16’s Tech Scene

    As you explore more than 200 exhibitors in the TRANSACT 16 exhibit hall, you’ll discover plenty of hot new technology from a variety of sources. Right now, the industry is buzzing about Mastercard’s pay by selfie; VISA’s standard tokenization technology; First Data’s Clover apps that offer opportunities for merchants to offer rewards and build customer […]

  • The Powerhouse Takes the Podium: First Data to Keynote TRANSACT 16

    Financial services giant First Data is making its way to the TRANSACT 16 stage, where President Guy Chiarello and Executive Vice President for Global Business Solutions Dan Charron discuss how their company is re-imagining the way to sell solutions to small business clients. Chiarello and Charron will keynote TRANSACT 16, together, where they will announce forwarding […]

  • TRANSACT 16 is Your One-Stop for Education on EMV Now, the Evolving POS and PCI Standards

    TRANSACT 16 offers state-of-the-art education and professional development – this is your chance at original, essential, and unbiased information for all things tech and payments. Seize opportunity in our rapidly changing marketplace, and become even more of a valuable player for your organization! With six educational tracks including Security Technologies, Mobile Pay, and Politics & […]

  • Biometrics – The Future of Payments is Here!

    Biometric technologies are changing payments authentication and will soon be part of every retail transaction. Only at TRANSACT 16 can you see and touch these new technologies in the exclusive FIDO Alliance Security Tech Zone. There’s no better place to experience every major biometric innovation, understand the opportunities, and educate yourself on the security products […]

  • TRANSACT 16 Has Got it Going On

    Attending TRANSACT 16 helps you do your job today and understand the trends of tomorrow. Check out our infographic to see what TRANSACT 16 delivers.

  • C-Level Executives from Top Brands Lead TRANSACT’s Educational Program

    As TRANSACT 16 unveils its educational program, it’s clear attendees will be treated to insights and best practices from the industries’ top minds. To date, more than 50 C-level executives have been announced as speakers. Hear from executives at Vantiv, Dwolla, First Data, iPayment, Verifone, Ingenico, Venable and many more major players shaping the industry. […]

  • All the Right People are at TRANSACT

    TRANSACT is a who’s who of payments industry professionals. Leaders, titans, start-ups, visionaries all attend TRANSACT. It’s where you can find the partners you need to advance your business, fund your start-up or elevate your career. More than 4,000 executives from 30 countries will be at TRANSACT 16 in Las Vegas, where numerous networking opportunities […]

  • Cool Places to Host a Dinner or Meeting in Las Vegas

    Need to plan a dinner or meeting while attending TRANSACT 16? Here’s your chance to get creative! Vegas Means Business offers many different planning tools to help you decide on the best venue for your needs. Search for the type of venue you want — whether it’s a restaurant, hotel meeting room, or elsewhere — […]

  • Start-Ups Have Chance to Win $25,000 in ETA’s Payments Pitch Off

    Again this year, an elite panel of judges will review payments start-ups applications’ for best innovative new electronic payments technology product or service and ultimately award one company the E-Pay Innovation Award. The panel will select a maximum of ten applicants to demonstrate their product in a shark tank-like competition on the TRANSACT show floor […]

  • TRANSACT Launches Two Selfie Contests

    Attendees have the chance to win up to 5 free registrations to TRANSACT 16 just by snapping a photo. To participate in TRANSACT 16’s selfie contest, visit and download the selfie sign, take a picture with your team and post your photo to TRANSACT social media. Creativity counts! The most creative photo will win […]

  • TRANSACT is a Global Event

    Much like the payments industry, TRANSACT’s value crosses borders. Companies around the global can benefit by sending representatives to Las Vegas, April 19-21. With 55 expert-led education sessions, 200 exhibitors showcasing new technology, and keynote and supersession presentations by industry leaders, TRANSACT is where the global players in electronics transactions come to learn, explore and […]

  • TRANSACT 16: Payment Technology at the Speed of Innovation / Video

    APRIL 19 – 21 | MANDALAY BAY | LAS VEGAS Where Payments Leaders CLOSE DEALS / Where Tech Startups OPEN DOORS

  • ETA Hosts Twitter Chats Ahead of TRANSACT 16

    On January 13, ETA held its first #TRANSACTchat. More than a dozen people discussed industry predictions for the year ahead with guest expert, ETA CEO Jason Oxman. The dynamic conversation covered everything from security trends to bitcoin and blockchain. Hosting #TRANSACTchats give us an opportunity to bring the industry together around common topics and build […]

  • Paul Galant Discusses Omnichannel Commerce at TRANSACT 16

    It’s been 50 years since such a dramatic shift in the world of retail payments as we’re experiencing today has occurred. Paul Galant, CEO of Verifone is leading the revolution that merges online and in-store shopping experiences. He’ll discuss the where the industry is headed as the consumer payments infrastructure converges with digital commerce during […]

  • TRANSACT 16: Where Deals Happen / Video

    APRIL 19 – 21 | MANDALAY BAY | LAS VEGAS Where Payments Leaders CLOSE DEALS / Where Tech Startups OPEN DOORS

  • ETA Posts Resources for International TRANSACT 16 Attendees

    TRANSACT is truly a global event. Last year, attendees came from 24 different countries. ETA has dedicated a page to assisting attendees from outside of the US get to TRANSACT 16 in Las Vegas in April. The page includes tips on: Due to the lengthy process in obtaining a VISA, it is recommended attendees begin […]

  • Discover CEO David Nelms Brings Insider Perspective to TRANSACT 16

    Changes in technology, consumer behavior, security, the fintech industry, regulation and other factors are affecting every area of the payments industry. David Nelms, Chairman and CEO of Discover, will discuss these issues during a Keynote presentation at TRANSACT 16. He’ll also identify how industry players can best position themselves, their clients and their business partners […]

  • TRANSACT 16: Powered by ETA / Video

    APRIL 19 – 21 | MANDALAY BAY | LAS VEGAS Where Payments Leaders CLOSE DEALS / Where Tech Startups OPEN DOORS