MONTVALE, N.J., April 7, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- The Network Branded Prepaid Card Association (NBPCA), the non-profit, inter-industry trade association supporting the growth and success of network branded prepaid cards, today announced the inaugural NBPCA Annual Congress - The Power of Prepaid™, to be held June 3-5, 2012 at the Gaylord National Hotel and Conference Center in Washington D.C.
"I am excited to share that the NBPCA has created an annual prepaid conference that is 'of the industry, by the industry and for the industry,'" said Kirsten Trusko, NBPCA President and Executive Director. "In modeling after more established associations, this event provides a key platform to educate and put forth key industry messages. Our ability to deliver compelling content and exceptional speakers is proven and this venue will provide the perfect place to connect with colleagues and customers across the industry as well as with our Capitol Hill, government and third party contacts."
"This event was conceived by the NBPCA Board of Directors, which comprises 27 true drivers and thought leaders in the industry," said Jon Palmer, Chair of the NBPCA Board of Directors. "The goal is to further the NBPCA mission to Advocate, Educate, Protect and Promote Prepaid through the event and deliver unique content for attendees. The NBPCA profits will support our hard work on behalf of the entire industry."
Event supporter commitments to date include The Bancorp Bank, Blackhawk Network, First Data, Galileo Processing, Green Dot, Prepaid Solutions and Visa.
The 2012 NBPCA Annual Congress - The Power of Prepaid will provide a platform to advance the aims of prepaid as a whole. It will also provide a unique opportunity for prepaid industry leaders to connect with customers, prospects, colleagues and government officials, and to participate in content-rich sessions and networking events. NBPCA has partnered with the American Conference Institute, a leading conference provider with a specialization in working with associations and in prepaid. More information can be found at www.PrepaidEvent.com and on LinkedIn and Twitter.
About the NBPCA
The Network Branded Prepaid Card Association (NBPCA) is a non-profit, inter-industry trade association that supports the growth and success of network branded prepaid debit cards and represents the common interests of the many players in this new and rapidly growing payments category. For additional information visit www.NBPCA.org , the NBPCA Facebook page or follow us on Twitter.
About American Conference Institute
A unique organization, American Conference Institute is devoted to providing the business intelligence that senior decision-makers need to respond to challenges both here in the US, and around the world. Staffed by industry specialists, lawyers and other professionals, American Conference Institute operates as a think tank, monitoring trends and developments in all major industry sectors with a view to providing information on the leading edge. Headquartered in New York City, American Conference Institute has grown to produce more than 220 events each year, attended by thousands of senior delegates from across the globe. For additional information, visit www.AmericanConference.com, follow us on LinkedIn and Twitter or call us at 888-224-2480.
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