WASHINGTON, May 3, 2017 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Electronic Transactions Association (ETA), the global trade association representing the payments technology world, today announced the finalists for the Tech Innovation Showcase Awards, sponsored by PayPal. The awards, new to TRANSACT, highlight the latest innovations in payments. Award categories include best-in-class solutions in risk, social media integration, payment facilitator integration, and mobile. Josh Goines, Senior Director, Consumer Choice and Global Business Development at PayPal, will announce the award winners on the TRANSACT keynote stage on May 11.
TRANSACT is the annual catalyst that is driving innovation in payments, where over 4,000 leading payments professionals from more than 25 countries gather to connect and get business done. The event takes place at Mandalay Bay in Las Vegas, May 10-12, 2017. Registration at the best available rates is open through May 5, at www.etatransact.com.
"TRANSACT is all about seeing and experiencing payments innovation, and the PayPal Tech Innovation Showcase Awards program highlights the most promising and exciting new technologies across more than 200 exhibitors on the 2017 show floor," said Jason Oxman, ETA CEO. "We are grateful for PayPal's leadership in promoting the next generation of payments technology innovation and entrepreneurship across mobile, online and in-store commerce."
"PayPal is proud to sponsor the first ETA Tech Innovation Showcase," said Goines. "The payments space is constantly evolving and expanding into new contexts -- from mobile to social – creating new commerce experiences. Our industry is made stronger when innovators that are driving the next-generation of payments and commerce are given the opportunity to stand out, and TRANSACT is the perfect venue for new solutions to take center stage."
Tech Innovation Award Nominees
Best Mobile Solution
Best Payment Facilitator Integration
Best Risk Solution
Best Social Media Integration
TRANSACT is the single biggest event tailored to the evolving needs of the payments ecosystem. This is where seasoned industry titans come together with the newest innovators to create long-lasting partnerships across the industry landscape.
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The Electronic Transactions Association (ETA) is the global trade association representing more than 500 payments and technology companies. ETA members make commerce possible by processing more than $4.5 trillion in purchases in the U.S. and deploying payments innovations to merchants and consumers.