Behind the scenes, security is critical to consumer experience

Contactless payments are the next wave of EMV chip migration

Payments Summit

In March 2019, hundreds of members met in Arizona for the Annual Payments Summit, a yearly gathering that brings together industry experts looking to find new ways to understand opportunities and overcome challenges with adoption, security and usability of emerging and developing payments technologies.


Co-located with the U.S. Payments Forum’s in-person member meeting for the third year in a row, the event included keynotes, panel discussions, in-person council meetings, and networking sessions. The focus in 2019 was on the payments evolution – creating streamlined and elevated checkout experiences for consumers.

Merchants gravitate towards alternative checkout options

Choice is key for the customer, to allow them to pay where and how they want