ETA And TAG To Host Payments Technology Event In Atlanta

Transaction Alley Day to spotlight the future of payments technology in hub of innovation

WASHINGTON, DC –The Electronic Transactions Association (ETA), the global trade association representing the payments technology industry, and the Technology Association of Georgia (TAG) will host Transaction Alley Day in Atlanta, GA on June 18. The networking and educational event, co-sponsored by ControlScan and WorldPay, will offer forward-thinking, senior level executive insights into the evolving world of payments and an in-depth understanding of its new geographic-epicenter.

Atlanta is fast becoming the nexus for payments and emerging technology. Its growing appeal as a cost effective business climate and competitive technical talent pool is powering new technology products and innovative startups causing many to refer to Atlanta as the new Silicon Valley.

“Payments technology is changing rapidly, and savvy payments leaders recognize they must stay ahead of the changing face of commerce,” said ETA CEO Jason Oxman, “Transaction Alley Day presents an exciting opportunity for all the players in the industry to find the connections and resources they need to keep their businesses relevant, secure and growing.”

“The growing technology market in and around Atlanta offers boundless opportunities for payments companies,” said TAG President and CEO Tino Mantella. “Partnering with ETA on Transaction Alley Day provides the perfect platform for established payments players to connect with emerging tech companies.”

Speakers include Georgia State Representative Mike Dudgeon, Derek Webster, CEO, CardFlight, Wally Mlynarski, SVP Global Product and Innovation at Elavon, Inc., Joan Herbig, CEO, ControlScan, Tony Catalfano, CEO, WorldPay US, Dr. Eloisa Klementich, Managing Director, Invest Atlanta, Jennifer Miles, President Americas, Verifone, and Frank Young, SVP Product Innovation, Global Payments

Transaction Alley Day is the latest in ETA’s series of networking and educational events in the fast-growing technology hubs around the country including Silicon Valley Day (CA) and Silicon Alley Day (NY).

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About ETA

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.


About TAG

TAG is the leading technology industry association in the state, serving more than 28,000 members through regional chapters in Metro Atlanta, Athens, Augusta, Columbus, Macon/Middle Georgia and Savannah. TAG hosts over 200 events each year and serves as an umbrella organization for 34 professional societies. ###


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