The NAPCP Annual Conference provides hundreds of professionals from the industry the opportunity to meet face-to-face and share challenges and success stories and take away new ideas for managing these complex programs.
Minnetonka, Minnesota (PRWEB) March 24, 2016
More than 650 end-users and providers from the Commercial Card and Payment industry will gather under one roof during the NAPCP’s annual conference at the Tampa Marriott Waterside Hotel & Marina, Tampa, Florida, April 11-14, 2016. The NAPCP, which serves more than 14,000 professionals across the industry, will provide education and peer networking at this 17th annual event.
Major areas of emphasis include Purchasing Card, Travel & Entertainment Card, Ghost Card, Declining Balance Cards, ePayables and many more. The NAPCP continues to feature education in global expansion, regulatory compliance, mitigation of fraud and misuse, cardholder compliance, supplier strategies and new technology solutions with many end-user led educational sessions.
The annual conference moves the industry forward, bringing together Commercial Card and payment professionals from the corporate, government and education sectors with a worldwide sphere of influence, along with many of NAPCP’s Partner Sponsors including:
Elite Partner Sponsor Capital One
Gold Partner Sponsors American Express, Fraedom and Visa, Inc.
Silver Partner Sponsors BMO Financial Group; Chase J.P. Morgan; First Bankcard, MasterCard; MUFG; PNC; U.S. Bank;
And many Alliance-level sponsors
More than 24 exhibitors will discuss a variety of solutions, with many offering product and technology demonstrations to end-user audiences. Provider organizations are offering scheduled, one-on-one meetings with individual end-users. Networking events include an Industry Networking Luncheon, roundtable discussions and two attendee receptions.
“The NAPCP Annual Conference provides hundreds of professionals from the industry the opportunity to meet face-to-face and share challenges and success stories and take away new ideas for managing these complex programs,” said Laura Flandrick, managing director. “Nowhere else can these professionals find the level of detail and depth on building a successful program, recruiting suppliers, educating cardholders across the organization, and so much more,” added Diane McGuire, managing director.
Certified Purchasing Card Professional (CPCP) Credential
For the first time this year, the NAPCP will offer the CPCP exam on site. The CPCP distinction is awarded to Commercial Card professionals who have demonstrated experience and understanding of the body of knowledge necessary to administer a P-card program.
About the NAPCP
The NAPCP is a membership-based professional association committed to advancing Commercial Card and payment professionals and industry practices worldwide. 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. The NAPCP provides unrivaled opportunities for continuing education and peer networking through its Annual Conference, Regional Forums, webinars, website content, newsletter and regular communication. The association sponsors research and publishes timely and relevant white papers, survey results and other documents.
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