Saturday, December 10, 2011

Where the Entire Prepaid Industry Will Meet in 2012

Prepaid Expo is the ONE place each year where the entire stored value community meets. 

Take advantage of having your prospects, partners and colleagues all under one roof for three days and experience the many ways Prepaid Expo brings everyone together to get business done

NEW! Power Hour 

Join the leaders of Prepaid all in one place for one event: at the grand opening of the Prepaid Expo 2012 Exhibit Hall! It’s nearly impossible to coordinate schedules with Prepaid’s most senior executives, so we did it for you. Visit them at their company booths during the Exhibit Hall’s opening on March 12th.

Visit to keep you up to date on who will be participating.

See who is Attending and Schedule Meetings

Sign up to use our online networking tool exclusive to Prepaid Expo attendees. Prepaid Marketplace shows you who is coming and allows you to arrange meetings before you land in Las Vegas.

Prepaid Marketplace will launch in late January and is only available to registered attendees. Make sure you book early for the expo so you can take advantage of this great networking tool!

Smart Speed Networking with Prepaid Connect 

Prepaid Connect turns speed networking on its head, collecting your profile information before you even leave for Las Vegas. Based on your profile and preferences for the type of attendee you want to meet, you’ll be matched with a series of brief introductions.

Open to ALL attendees; Preregistration required, space is limited.

NEW! Interactive Sessions 

Prepaid Expo is coming up with new ways to connect attendees and speakers.

Cutting-edge interactive technologies to get your questions sent to speakers in real-time will enhance the conference experience.

One-on-One Strategy Meetings 

Tired of spending days at a conference and coming home with little direction about what to do with your business?

Schedule a meeting at Test Drive an Expert with one of our experts across various Prepaid specialties and you’ll have definitive insight on the next steps you need to take. Visit our website for updates and information about booking an appointment with our experts.

Golf Tournament

Get some fresh air, make some connections and engage in some pre-conference camaraderie at the annual Prepaid Expo Golf Tournament sponsored by AIMIA.

Limited space is available, $155 fee applies, call +1 941-554-3500 to register.


Visa and TX Via roll out the red carpet for Prepaid Expo attendees! Mix, located at the top of THE hotel at Mandalay Bay will be completely taken over by Prepaid Expo. Enjoy a night of food, drinks and to-be-unveiled special entertainment.

Open to ALL attendees. 

And that is really just the beginning of how Prepaid Expo makes it easy for you to connect.

Don’t forget that we include more than TEN hours of non-conflicting meeting time into the conference agenda, so you won’t miss insights from our 100+ thought leaders!

Don’t miss out on the connections that can take your business to the next level of profitability

We look forward to seeing you in Las Vegas this March! 

Want to make an Impression at Prepaid Expo?

Position your company as an industry leader today. The Exhibit Hall is nearly SOLD OUT!

For more information contact:
Sponsorship: Terri Sobol, +1-646-895-7473, 
Exhibiting: Dave Borrok, +1-646-895-7485

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Wednesday, December 7, 2011

A Message from Gift Card, Gift Voucher & Reloadable Card Summit Sponsor Ceridian SVS:

Leading Global Prepaid Innovator, Ceridian SVS UK, Ltd. (“SVS”), takes on key role in Europe’s largest Prepaid event

Following on from the reported success of last year’s event, SVS has substantiated its’ support for the UK and European retail gift card industry announcing their lead sponsorship status for the forthcoming GiftCard, Gift Voucher and Reloadable Card Summit.

With over forty years of prepaid experience between the two organizations, this partnership serves to continue to elevate and expand the prepaid market throughout the UK and Europe.  Together, SVS and the UKGCVA will work to encourage best practices, as well as promoting the use of vouchers and gift cards as a gift and incentive mechanic.

The Summit, which attracts over 300 recognisable retail brands, is hosted by the UK Gift Card and Voucher Association (UKGCVA) and is the largest and most important event of its kind for the Prepaid and Gift Card Sector in Europe. The 2012 event will be held at London’s Park Plaza Victoria, March 19-20.
Steve Bradbery, Customer Service Director for SVS, will also reprise his role as Chairman of the Summit. Steve, an elected member of the Executive Committee of the UKGCVA, has spent more than 20 years working closely with card issuers and retailers alike, helping them to maximize the potential of their prepaid programmes.  

Mr. Bradbery states: “The UKGCVA’s Gift Card, Gift Voucher and Reloadable Card Summit is undoubtedly one of the most important occasions in the global prepaid industry calendar.  It is a wonderful opportunity to network and share best practice in this fast-evolving industry. I feel enormously privileged to have been invited back to Chair the event again.”

About SVS

Ceridian SVS UK, Ltd. is the leading single-source provider of prepaid and stored value solutions, delivering a fully dedicated gift card and promotional platform. Nearly twenty years of experience has helped SVS evolve into the largest supplier of prepaid products to retailers in the UK and Europe.  Our full product suite features gift cards, promotional cards, and a robust loyalty platform.  SVS partners with clients around the world to offer solutions that effectively drive the behaviour that leads to business success.  SVS manages more than five hundred million card products and processes over one billion transactions in 40+ countries and 26 currencies worldwide every year.  To learn more visit:   

SVS Media Contact:
Natalie Bruins, International Marketing Leader | Ceridian Stored Value Solutions

100 Longwater Avenue, GreenPark, Reading, RG2 6GP | m: +44 (0) 776 835 8273 |

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Thursday, December 1, 2011

The Next Big Thing in Prepaid Is Yours!

Prepaid Expo is proud to announce “The Next Big Thing” – a program showcasing emerging technologies and services poised to transform prepaid.

Whether you’re an established company, a start-up or a new entrant to the prepaid space, ”The Next Big Thing” is a major opportunity to expose your pioneering products and services to senior executives, venture capitalists, industry stakeholders and trade press at Prepaid Expo 2012. 

To participate, simply apply online at by December 23, 2011. 

Who Should Apply?

Any company that has a groundbreaking product or service that fits the following criteria:

·         Game Changer: Has the product/service been offered before?

·         Customer Centric: Will this product/service help consumers with their financials, and is it easy to use?

·         Advancing Prepaid: Will this innovation help advance mass consumer adoption of prepaid and related products/services?

Why Participate?

Participating in “The Next Big Thing” has many benefits:

·         Exposure to 1700+ prepaid professionals
·         Attract new customers
·         Get expert feedback
·         Attract VC funding
·         Get an edge on competitors
·         Generate media interest and press coverage

How Do I Participate?

Prepaid Expo is accepting applications online at until December 23, 2011.  

Once applications close, our advisory board will narrow down selections based on relevance to the prepaid industry.  Winners will be notified by January 13, 2012 with the opportunity to demonstrate their product or service March 12-14, 2012 at Prepaid Expo in Las Vegas—the world’s largest gathering of prepaid industry experts and leaders!

If you have a product or service that the prepaid world needs to know about, register for Prepaid Expo’s “Next Big Thing” online at

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