NAPCP European Commercial Card and Payment Conference to Feature Invaluable Educational and Networking Opportunities

Presenters from Visa, Honeywell, Reed Elsevier and more will provide insight on key issues in the Commercial Card industry, such as real-time payments, managing a global programme and dealing with compliance.

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“The 2014 NAPCP European Commercial Card and Payment Conference will be essential for individuals who—either directly or indirectly—have a major influence over their organizations’ payment strategy and decision-making processes."

Minnetonka, MN (PRWEB UK) 10 June 2014

The premier event for Commercial Card and payment professionals in the United Kingdom and throughout Europe is just around the corner.

The 2014 NAPCP European Commercial Card and Payment Conference is coming to the Bloomsbury Hotel in the heart of London on 24 June and registrations are still being accepted. The conference will be preceded on 23 June by the Commercial Card Basics pre-conference workshop and the NAPCP European Advisory Meeting, where industry leaders will share their opinions and perspective on the educational needs of corporate and public sector entities in the European Commercial Card and payment community.

“The 2014 NAPCP European Commercial Card and Payment Conference will be essential for individuals who—either directly or indirectly—have a major influence over their organizations’ payment strategy and decision-making processes,” says Laura Flandrick, NAPCP managing director. Those who will benefit from the planned agenda include CFO-level, treasury, accounting, procurement and accounts payable professionals.

Conference Lead Sponsor Visa Europe will kick things off with the opening General Session, “Looking to the Horizon: Aligning Commercial Cards with Procure-to-Pay Technologies.” This session will consider the prospects for leveraging the ongoing and evolving opportunity that Commercial Card adoption presents.

Following this session, an end-user panel discussion will feature insight and expertise from panelists Niles D. Daniels, purchase-to-pay operations manager at BP PLC, and Jeanne Ruth, global programme manager at Honeywell International. NAPCP Managing Director Diane McGuire will moderate.

Later in the day, industry leaders will present a number of educational breakout sessions. Gareth Lodge, senior analyst at Celent, will explore the world of real-time payments, looking at their rise in popularity and how they could impact everyone from card issuers to corporate users.
Vincent Eavis, senior partner at PayTech, will discuss the psychology of compliance. His session will focus on potential approaches and strategies to increase corporate policy compliance in expense management.

Additional speakers slated to present include Grant Lewis and Martin Stevens, procurement managers at Reed Elsevier, and Chris Colson, director of innovation at TSYS.

Beyond all the great sessions, the conference will feature roundtable discussions, product and technology demonstrations, and an interactive exhibit hall that will showcase products, technology and services that support payments optimisation and efficiencies worldwide.
This is your chance to meet with industry leaders face-to-face and move your card programme—and career—forward.

For more information on the 2014 NAPCP European Commercial Card and Payment Conference, including exhibit, demonstration and sponsorship opportunities, please visit napcp.org/2014European or contact NAPCP Managing Director Laura Flandrick at Laura_Flandrick(at)napcp(dot)org or telephone +1 952-546-1880 extension 2.

About the NAPCP: The NAPCP (napcp.org) is a membership-based professional association committed to advancing Commercial Card and payment professionals and industry practices worldwide. With a community of 13,000 members and complimentary subscribers, the NAPCP is a respected voice in the industry, serving as an impartial resource for members at all experience levels in the public and private sectors. Learn more about the NAPCP in this new video.


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