Merchant Payments Ecosystem® 2014

18 – 20 February 2014, Berlin
The most esteemed European meeting covering all aspects of payments acceptance at POS:  in-store, mobile and online

About the Conference

Huge success was registered on the account of the MPE event during its 7th annual held in Berlin. Amount of speakers grew up to the nice number – over 90 experts full of experiences to share and thoughts to discuss. year of existence, with growing attendee base and overall interest in the topics. Exhibition space was full of booths from over 30 sponsors and exhibitors, full of life and chatter and everyone was enjoying continuous business talks.

The „Guiding Hand“ statuette went through the nice redesign and got a glamorous and noble glassy look making this prize for the best performers a top notch piece of art sitting on a shelf of your office. During the gala dinner and the prestigious MPE Awards we have seen 12 categories with „Startup Payment Innovator“ and „Emerging Payment“ added to the previous ten categories.

The team of Empiria also prepared for you great perks bringing even more experts on the stage. During the event we reserved the time and place for five shortlisted start-ups to showcase their innovations and to present their speed-pitches. The audience selected ScanPay as the winner onsite.

For the first time we proudly introduced the class designed for the merchants only. Merchant Academy was set up to be a one stop source of education, training & networking for merchants from different segments.

Hackaton is the third feature presented at the MPE event. The 24 hour non-stop and intensive hacking marathon brought together small teams of developers to accomplish one common task – to create an innovative way of mobile payment.


What the event was:

  • a meeting point for over 540+ participants (merchants, banks, ISOs, MNOs, card schemes, processors, PSPs, new payment institutions, consultants and respective solution providers.) from 51 countries
  • a stage for over 90 highly profiled speakers
  • a gathering of industry experts and decision makers lasting for 3 days
  • the biggest European end-to-end show on POS and merchant payments
  • a occasion where the practical outcomes ready to be implemented are coming from
  • a platform for the best payment startups, innovators and hackers
  • a prestigious recognition for the MPE awards winners in several categories
  • the best business development opportunity for payment acceptance companies, merchants, vendors and other industry professionals


Key topics:

  • Multichannel retailing
  • Mobile innovation
  • Payment methods and their integration
  • Payments in customer digital shopping journey
  • Wallet wars
  • Business models, platforms & processes
  • Innovation and disruption in merchant payments
  • Regional differences in acquiring
  • Payment trends and drivers
  • Mobile engagement
  • Next generation of loyalty programs
  • Security & authentication


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