From the Wires
MasterCard to Host Global Payments Symposium at Mobile World Congress 2013
By: Business Wire
Feb. 5, 2013 06:01 AM
MasterCard (NYSE:MA) today announced the MasterCard Mobile Payments Global Symposium, a full day of engaging dialogue on the topics of NFC, mobile money and the future of payments. Taking place in Hall 8.0 on Tuesday, February 26, the Symposium is the showpiece mobile payments event within Mobile World Congress (MWC) 2013, the world’s largest mobile conference and exposition, occurring February 25-28 in Barcelona, Spain.
Sponsored by MasterCard, the Mobile Payments Global Symposium agenda will consist of five regional spotlight panel sessions, each exploring evolving trends and key topics related to the future of payments, including:
Leading these engaging discussions with MasterCard will be executives and experts from around the world in the retail, telecommunications, banking and payments industries.
“We’re delighted to be convening some of the brightest minds in retail, telecommunications, banking and payments in Barcelona to discuss how the physical and digital worlds are converging, and the ways mobile will shape the way consumers shop for goods and services – today and tomorrow,” said Ed McLaughlin, chief emerging payments officer at MasterCard.
Seating for the Mobile Payments Global Symposium is limited, so please visit the event registration page to secure your space. Press and industry analysts who’d like to register for the Symposium, schedule a booth tour (#5G80) or an interview with a MasterCard executive should contact Brian Gendron at firstname.lastname@example.org or tweet @MasterCardBrian #MAMobileSymp.
In addition to the Mobile Symposium, MasterCard will make several announcements and share new research analyzing consumer sentiment on the future of digital payments. Visit the MasterCard Cashless Conversations blog for additional information about MasterCard at Mobile World Congress.
About MasterCard Worldwide
MasterCard (NYSE: MA), www.mastercard.com, is a technology company in the global payments industry. We operate the world’s fastest payments processing network, connecting consumers, financial institutions, merchants, governments and businesses in more than 210 countries and territories. MasterCard’s products and solutions make everyday commerce activities – such as shopping, traveling, running a business and managing finances – easier, more secure and more efficient for everyone. Follow us on Twitter @MasterCardNews, join the discussion on the Cashless Conversations Blog and subscribe for the latest news.
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