ETA and MAC Partner to Provide Educational Programming for their Members

Nov 02, 2012, 09:30 ET from Electronic Transactions Association

WASHINGTON, Nov. 2, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- The Electronic Transactions Association, the trade association of the global electronic payments industry, today announced it is joining with the Midwest Regional Merchant Acquirers' Committee (MAC) to co-locate their events November 13-14, 2012, at the Sheraton DFW Airport Hotel in Irving, TX.

"Combining the educational efforts of both the ETA and MAC is a natural fit for members of each organization because together we provide a unique view into the world of payments," said ETA Chief Executive Officer Jason Oxman. "Over the course of two days, ETA and MAC members will have the opportunity to exchange and share industry trends, marketplace updates, and emerging threats, all while engaging in a lively educational experience."

On Tuesday, Nov. 13, the Midwest Regional MAC will host a day's worth of presentations aimed at exploring financial, fraud, and compliance risk management solutions for banks, ISOs, and bankcard associations. On Wednesday, Nov. 14, ETA's presentations will focus on the emerging world of mobile payments and the risk and compliance challenges surrounding the mobile marketplace.

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"Both MAC and ETA are committed to providing our members with the most up-to-date information through ongoing education and networking events like this one," said MAC Director and Immediate Past President Deana Rich. "This is why we encourage all our members to join us in Irving for ETA's Compliance Day."

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About the Merchant Acquirers' Committee

The Merchant Acquirers' Committee is an organization comprised of Bankcard professionals involved in the risk management, regulatory compliance, and operational aspect of payments industry. Membership ranges from banks, ISOs, card associations and others who work together to inform and protect the industry from fraud. MAC is dedicated to providing universal risk management solutions through ongoing communication, education, and cooperation among acquirers and card associations.

About ETA

The Electronic Transactions Association is an international trade association representing more than 500 companies that offer electronic transaction processing products and services. ETA's mission is to advance the payments industry profession by providing leadership through education, advocacy and the exchange of information.

SOURCE Electronic Transactions Association