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Prepaid Industry Leaders to Meet in Las Vegas

July 8, 2014

The Prepaid Press Expo Hosts Seventh Conference on August 18

AVENTURA, Fla.--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- The Prepaid Press Expo has announced its slate of speakers for the tppEXPO Prepaid Summit and Financial Mobility Summit, a three-day event to be held at Planet Hollywood, Las Vegas, NV, August 18-20.

The conference, highlighting the growth of prepaid services, and how to best incorporate today’s mobile technologies into a prepaid business plan, will kick off with a Keynote Address by Kris Kraft, director, Mobile Financial Services, T-Mobile, and follow with Keynotes on Day Two by Girish Balasubramanian, VP, Product Management, Operations and Analytics, Western Union Digital, and Stefan Happ, GM of US Payment Options, American Express.

“The last decade has seen a host of innovations in technology that have enabled digital and mobile applications to be deployed in the prepaid industry. The Prepaid Press Expo is the place to be to learn how these technologies can benefit your business,” said Kraft.

The conference will include major participants in the $550 billion prepaid industry, including: Auris,, CashStar, Federal Reserve Bank of Atlanta, Fifth Third Bank, First Data, NetworkIP, Mercator Advisory Group, Sprint and other professionals.

Topics will include prepaid technologies and products, including international top up and long distance, money remittance, digital gifting and general purpose reloadable (GPR) debit cards, the mobile wallet, customer loyalty, and EMV chip technologies.

“Once again, we have planned a program that provides current and critical information to retailers, distributors, technology companies, and program managers, to help them thrive in the rapidly changing prepaid market,” said Arlene Hauben, conference director.

“Averaging over 65 exhibitors, and 1,800 registered attendees, there is no other industry event that covers the full scope of prepaid services," said Robin Tobias, tppEXPO president.

Register online at Through July 31, use Discount Code BIZFREE for a FREE Exhibit Hall Pass; BIZDISC for 15% off any Conference Pass.

Interested media, contact for Press Pass information.

The Prepaid Press Expo thanks its sponsors for their support: IDT, InComm, NetworkIP,

Red Pocket Mobile, Auris, BLU Products, Global Service Solutions, Lunex Telecom, Nobel, Preway Communications, epay, T-Cetra, T-Mobile, PCS Wireless/POSH Mobile, RAZA, DIGITALK, Panamax, Ultra Mobile, Cachet Financial Solutions, Chosen Payments, NICE Actimize, and Wave Crest.

The Prepaid Press Expo

Lisa Brown, 866-203-2334 Ext. 505

Event Director

Source: The Prepaid Press Expo

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