American Express Canada
American Express is a global services company, providing customers with access to products, insights and experiences that enrich lives and build business success. American Express was established in Canada in 1853 and offers award winning products like The American Express® Gold Rewards Card and The SimplyCash™ Preferred Card from American Express ©. Learn more at americanexpress.ca and connect with us on facebook.com/americanexpresscanada, twitter.com/amexcanada and youtube.com/americanexpresscad.
Bank of Montreal
Established in 1817, and currently marking its 200th year of operations, BMO Financial Group is a highly diversified financial services provider based in North America. With total assets of $719 billion as of April 30, 2017, and more than 45,000 employees, BMO provides a broad range of personal and commercial banking, wealth management and investment banking products and services to more than 12 million customers and conducts business through three operating groups: Personal and Commercial Banking, Wealth Management and BMO Capital Markets.
Berkeley Payment Solutions
Berkeley Payment Solutions delivers Mastercard and Visa prepaid card programs for corporations, governments, and financial institutions. As a trusted payment solutions provider, we help clients navigate the payments industry ecosystem and offer an extensive suite of services including prepaid card program management, product development, accounting and reporting, IT consulting and integration, processing, card design, and card fulfillment.
Blackhawk Network Holdings, Inc. (NASDAQ: HAWK) is a global financial technology company and a leader in connecting brands and people through branded value solutions. Blackhawk platforms and solutions enable the management of stored value products, promotions and incentive programs in retail, ecommerce, financial services and mobile wallets. Blackhawk's Hawk Commerce division offers technology solutions to businesses and direct to consumers. The Hawk Incentives division offers enterprise, SMB and reseller partners an array of platforms and branded value products to incent and reward consumers, employees and sales channels. Headquartered in Pleasanton, Calif., Blackhawk operates in 26 countries.
Blake, Cassels & Graydon LLP
As one of Canada’s top business law firms, Blake, Cassels & Graydon LLP (Blakes) provides exceptional legal services to leading businesses in Canada and around the world. Serving a diverse national and international client base, our integrated network of 11 offices worldwide provides clients with access to the firm’s full spectrum of capabilities in virtually every area of business law. Whether an issue is local or multi-jurisdictional, practice-area specific or interdisciplinary, Blakes handles transactions of all sizes and levels of complexity.
Desjardins Group is the leading cooperative financial group in Canada and the sixth largest cooperative financial group in the world, with assets close to $268 billion. It has been rated one of the Best Employers in Canada by Aon Hewitt. To meet the diverse needs of its members and clients, Desjardins offers a full range of products and services to individuals and businesses through its extensive distribution network, online platforms and subsidiaries across Canada. Counted among the world's strongest banks according to The Banker magazine, Desjardins has one of the highest capital ratios and credit ratings in the industry.
Green Dot Corporation [NYSE: GDOT] is a pro-consumer bank holding company and financial technology innovator with a mission to reinvent personal banking for the masses. Green Dot employs a unique “products and platform” operating model whereby it uses its robust banking and technology assets to design, build and distribute its own branded financial services products directly to consumers. The company’s Banking as a Service offering, enables qualified third-party partners to access Green Dot’s banking and technology assets to design, build and distribute their own bespoke financial services. Through its six revenue divisions plus Green Dot Bank, Green Dot is a leading provider of prepaid cards, debit cards, checking accounts, secured credit cards, payroll debit cards, consumer cash processing services, wage disbursements and tax refund processing services. Green Dot is one of the most broadly distributed banking franchises in the U.S., with the company’s products sold at approximately 100,000 retailers nationwide, through several leading direct-to-consumer websites, in thousands of tax preparation offices, and through several apps available in the two leading app stores. Green Dot Corporation is headquartered in Pasadena, California, with additional facilities throughout the United States and Shanghai, China.
Leveraging deep integrations into retailers' point-of-sale systems, InComm provides connectivity to a variety of service providers that allow consumers to conduct everyday business at more than 500,000 points of retail distribution. Whether those consumers are activating prepaid products, paying bills, enjoying real-time discounts through a membership card, purchasing digital goods in-store or adding funds to an online account, InComm is there to provide unique gift-giving opportunities, cater to on-the-go shoppers, deliver added value through loyalty programs and serve cash-based consumers. With 206 global patents, InComm is headquartered in Atlanta with a presence in more than 30 countries.
Karmic is a leader in the convergence of payment cards and mobile software. Our robust, integrated payment and expense management solution gives businesses the power to save time and money. We’re committed to developing reliable solutions to power simple and state-of-the-art financial applications that offer ease of enrollment, payments, and expense management along with top notch mobile experiences. A “Powered by Karmic” solution, such as dash, helps any business simplify expense management.
Mastercard (NYSE: MA), www.mastercard.com, is a technology company in the global payments industry. We operate the world’s fastest payments processing network, connecting consumers, financial institutions, merchants, governments and businesses in more than 210 countries and territories. Mastercard products and solutions make everyday commerce activities – such as shopping, traveling, running a business and managing finances – easier, more secure and more efficient for everyone.
McCarthy Tétrault LLP
McCarthy Tétrault LLP provides a broad range of legal services, advising on large and complex assignments for Canadian and international interests. The firm has substantial presence in Canada’s major commercial centres as well as in New York City and London, UK. Built on an integrated approach to the practice of law and delivery of innovative client services, the firm brings its legal talent, industry insight and practice experience to help clients achieve the results that are important to them.
PACE Credit Union
PACE Credit Union’s Ontario roots trace back over 60 years including the membership of Farmunited Co-op, the first credit union incorporated under the new Credit Union Act of 1940. Over the decades, PACE has grown, meeting their members’ and community’s financial needs. Headquartered in Vaughan, Ontario, PACE serves its 40,000 members holding over $1 billion in assets through 17 locations. To find out more about cooperative banking at PACE, visit
Payment Source provides alternative payment solutions to organizations of all sizes and has the solution for every retail environment including; POS terminals, PC applications, mobile apps and integrated solutions. Now Prepay, a Payment Source company, provides prepaid mobile top ups, gift cards and financial products and services to more than 15,000 retailers across Canada. Through the proprietary Loadhub® network, Payment Source provides secure, real-time in-person payments capability in every community across Canada. Loadhub is the best possible solution for customers of reloadable card programs, mobile wallets, and anyone else looking to load funds to an account or take one-time payments or collections.
Peoples Trust Company
Peoples Trust is a financial institution headquartered in Vancouver, B.C., with offices across Canada. The Company forms the foundation of Peoples Group and is active in originating and servicing mortgages, with over $8 billion in assets under administration. It offers very competitive deposit products and through its subsidiary Peoples Card Services, is a pioneer sponsor of prepaid and credit card programs in Canada, and a market leader in both reloadable and non-reloadable prepaid card products of Visa and MasterCard. For more information, visit peoplescardservices.com.
Royal Bank of Canada (RBC)
Royal Bank of Canada is Canada’s largest bank, and one of the largest banks in the world, based on market capitalization. We are one of North America’s leading diversified financial services companies, and provide personal and commercial banking, wealth management, insurance, investor services and capital markets products and services on a global basis. We have approximately 80,000 full- and part-time employees who serve more than 16 million personal, business, public sector and institutional clients through offices in Canada, the U.S. and 35 other countries. For more information, please visit rbc.com.
Scotiabank is Canada's international bank and a leading financial services provider in North America, Latin America, the Caribbean and Central America, and Asia-Pacific. We are dedicated to helping our 23 million customers become better off through a broad range of advice, products and services, including personal and commercial banking, wealth management and private banking, corporate and investment banking, and capital markets. With a team of more than 88,000 employees and assets of over $921 billion (as at April 30, 2017), Scotiabank trades on the Toronto (TSX: BNS) and New York Exchanges (NYSE: BNS). For more information, please visit www.scotiabank.com and follow us on Twitter @ScotiabankViews.
The Fletcher Group LLC
The Fletcher Group is the leading PR and marketing agency supporting the payments industry in North America. We specialize in serving growth industries that are influenced by trends in technology, commerce and consumer behavior. Our strong business acumen and writing skills allow us to create stories that connect with corporate and consumer audiences. We provide thoughtful PR and marketing solutions for several industries, including: fintech, payment, banking, mobile apps, retail and loyalty.
The North West Company
The North West Company Inc., through its subsidiaries, is a leading retailer of food and everyday products and services to rural communities and urban neighbourhoods in Canada, Alaska, the South Pacific and the Caribbean. North West operates 236 stores under the trading names Northern, NorthMart, Giant Tiger, Alaska Commercial Company, Cost-U-Less and RiteWay Food Markets and has annualized sales of approximately CDN$1.8 billion.
UnionPay International (UPI) is a subsidiary of China UnionPay focused on the growth and support of UnionPay’s global business. In partnership with more than 1500 institutions worldwide, UnionPay International has enabled card acceptance in 162 countries and regions with issuance in 42 countries and regions. UnionPay International provides high quality, cost effective and secure cross-border payment services to the world’s largest cardholder base and ensures convenient local services to a growing number of global UnionPay cardholders and merchants.
Walmart Canada operates a growing chain of 410 stores nationwide serving more than 1.2 million customers each day. Walmart Canada’s flagship online store, www.walmart.ca, is visited by 600,000 customers daily. With more than 90,000 associates, Walmart Canada is one of Canada’s largest employers and is ranked one of the country’s top 10 most influential brands. Walmart Canada’s extensive philanthropy program is focused on supporting Canadian families in need, and since 1994 Walmart has raised and donated more than $275 million to Canadian charities. Additional information can be found at walmartcanada.ca, facebook.com/walmartcanada and at twitter.com/walmartcanada.
Wirecard AG is a global technology group that supports companies in accepting electronic payments from all sales channels. As a leading independent supplier, the Wirecard Group offers outsourcing and white label solutions for electronic payments. A global platform bundles international payment acceptances and methods with supplementary fraud prevention solutions. With regard to issuing own payment instruments in the form of cards or mobile payment solutions, the Wirecard Group provides companies with an end - to - end infrastructure, including the requisite licences for card and account products. Wirecard AG is listed on the Frankfurt Securities Exchange (TecDAX, ISIN DE0007472060, WDI). For further information about Wirecard, please visit www.wirecard.com or follow us on twitter @wirecard.