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Finding, Attracting and Maximizing Customer Relationships through Technology, Innovation Highlights FIS Client Conference

April 29, 2014

Key facts

• FIS will host Client Conference, its premier conference for large and mid-tier bankers, May 12-15 in Orlando, Fla.• Four-day event will showcase the latest FIS solutions, including GenNOW, FIS Pinpoint Marketing and Touchpoint Connect, which enable large and mid-tier financial institutions to remain competitive in a constantly evolving market. • Captain Richard Phillips, the real-life man behind the recent Oscar-nominated film “Captain Phillips” headlines strong program of industry luminaries and expert speakers.

JACKSONVILLE, Fla.--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- With the theme of “Future Forward,” FIS™ (NYSE: FIS), the world’s largest provider of banking and payments technology, will demonstrate its latest innovations to help clients find, attract and maximize customer relationships, and show how those solutions are shaping the future of the financial industry at FIS Client Conference 2014, May 12-15 in Orlando, Fla.

Client Conference was designed to help mid-tier and large financial institutions better serve customers, compete more effectively and control operational costs in the face of an ever-changing market. This year’s event promises to be the biggest and best yet. More than 2,000 financial leaders and industry experts will be on hand to network, engage and learn about many of the hottest topics through track-based educational and informational presentations and breakout sessions, including:

  • GenNOW – a white-label solution that allows financial institutions to capitalize on young and mobile customers by providing real-time access to funds via mobile or prepaid cards
  • FIS Pinpoint Marketing – analytics-based marketing programs that deliver desirable, high-value offers to cardholders to drive spend with specific merchants
  • Touchpoint Connect – a touch-enabled, customer-facing solution that allows financial institutions to extend customer service via kiosks, tablets or in-branch interfaces

    Captain Richard Phillips, the man behind the recent Oscar-nominated film “Captain Phillips,” which starred Tom Hanks, will present one of the keynote speeches at FIS Client Conferences 2014. Captain Phillips was captured by Somali pirates during the first hijacking of a U.S. ship in more than 200 years. He will discuss the harrowing ordeal he faced during nearly five days aboard a lifeboat with his captors before being rescued by Navy SEALs.

    “Client Conference was designed specifically to address the topics and innovations our clients need today and in the future,” said Anthony Jabbour, EVP, North American Financial Institutions, FIS. “The continued growth of the event shows the value that our clients are finding in our conference and how they’re coming away from it with lessons learned that translate into better solutions and experiences for their customers.”

    As highlights from last year’s conference show, FIS Client Conference provides attendees incredibly valuable information to take back to their individual financial institutions.

    Client Conference 2014 (#FISClientConference) will take place May 12-15 at the Orlando World Marriott Center in Orlando, Fla.

    About FIS

    FIS is the world’s largest global provider dedicated to banking and payments technologies. With a long history deeply rooted in the financial services sector, FIS serves more than 14,000 institutions in over 110 countries. Headquartered in Jacksonville, Fla., FIS employs more than 39,000 people worldwide and holds leadership positions in payment processing and banking solutions, providing software, services and outsourcing of the technology that drives financial institutions. First in financial technology, FIS tops the annual FinTech 100 list, is 434 on the Fortune 500 and is a member of Standard & Poor’s 500® Index. For more information about FIS, visit

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    Kim Snider, 904.438.6278

    Vice President

    FIS Global Marketing and Communications

    Source: Fidelity National Information Services

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