Trade Show Spotlight: The 8th Annual MWAA Conference
The MidWest Acquirers Association (MWAA) held its annual conference at the Renaissance Schaumburg Hotel and Convention Center in Schaumburg, ILL., from July 21 to 23, 2010. The theme for this year’s trade show and conference was “Changing Times…Changing Visions,” providing an opportunity for the Midwest acquiring community and professionals to network, learn and share new information for overall industry growth.
About the MWAA
As payment and credit card processing technology continually evolves, merchants must take the opportunity to grow through training, education and connecting with industry leaders. The MWAA is a not-for-profit, no-membership independent organization and forum, committed to sharing the most advanced and up-to-date technology, information and methods to the payments and acquiring industry.
What’s was on the Agenda
The two-day event held seminars, keynote speeches and sessions that address a number of different hot topics in the payments industry, including social media, mobile marketing, ACH, self service, customer service, retail fraud and more. The MWAA Lifetime Achievement Award was also awarded, honoring an outstanding individual who contributed significantly to the merchant bankcard and electronic payments industry.
BluePay Attended as a Golden Wheat Sponsor
Since 2003, BluePay has attended the MWAA Conference, learning and sharing information with other payment professionals to help create effective and secure payment processing solutions. This year’s conference marked the fifth year that BluePay has attended as a Golden Wheat sponsor, supporting the MWAA in its efforts to build innovative business strategies that benefit everyone.