The Card & Payments Awards recognise customer service, excellence and innovation in the UK and Irish card and payments industry and are judged by an independent panel of industry experts.

The Awards are open and already engaged with potential entrants for what will be a spectacular industry celebration.

Visit the TCPA website to see how you can get involved, with categories covering open banking,  credit, debit, and prepaid cards, retail payments, payments processing, digital payments and much more.

After a rigorous entry and judging process, the Awards culminate in a prestigious Black Tie and Dinner at London’s JW Marriott Grosvenor House. The next Awards will be celebrated on Thursday 29 April 2021. This impressive evening is the only networking event of its kind in Europe and provides a superb opportunity to socialise with and meet some of the key players in the industry.







6-7 October 2020

The Business Design Centre, London, UK

Join the payments community at PayExpo 2020, the UK’s leading payments technology conference which returns for its seventh year on the 6 -7 of October at the Business Design Centre, in London.

Free passes are available for retailers & other merchants, gaming operators, banks, government, regulators and start-ups.

Book now using the code BAND20 and get a 20% discount on paid passes.

Join us and global executives as we return for our 3rd World Digital Banking Summit in Berlin, Germany on September 10th and 11th.


This edition will focus on selecting the best combination of tools for optimizing the banking experience of your customers in the digital world. To better serve the next-generation users, companies need to invest in new technologies and improve their infrastructure to match today’s client expectations.

This event will bring together banking, financial services, and FinTech professionals to discuss the latest technological advances, security measures, and future trends of digital banking. Leading professionals from global brands will be in attendance to share their experiences and discuss trending topics such as mobile banking, AI payments, privacy regulations, innovations and much more.

This is an invaluable 2-day opportunity to network with industry leaders and discuss new advances in processes and technology while finding solutions to improve the overall banking experience. Request Your Free Brochure Today!


We are delighted to announce the 2020 Incentive Awards will take place on Thursday 24 September.

Now in our fourth year, we continue with our mission to recognise and reward the very best employee programmes, great people and amazing technology which showcase exceptional execution, creativity and innovation across the incentive sector.

The awards are judged by an independent panel comprising of industry experts and leaders from across the globe. They are challenged to discuss and debate each nomination, ensuring that only the best of the best secure the top prize.

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IRX 2020

Rescheduled to the 2nd and 3rd September.

Ready to make your 2020 growth ambitions a reality?

In a world where technology adoption is becoming a deciding factor in a retailer’s success, IRX brings together the knowledge, insight and practical advice that will enable you to win in 2020.

Join the UK’s destination digital show covering all aspects of online retailing, from eCommerce and mCommerce, to payments, international growth and Brexit, replatforming, VR, AR and more.

IRX is where the retail and technology industries converge. Get ready to meet key players from top UK retailers and over 300 innovative technology providers.

Register for free today and join us at the NEC in Birmingham.

For more information CLICK HERE

To register CLICK HERE

Smarter Payments Summit

Save the date: 8th September 2020

Hilton London Canary Wharf

The Smarter Payments Summit is a unique one-day event which allows senior payment transaction professionals from the UK’s biggest brands to meet with innovative and competitive suppliers to the industry. These meetings are pre-arranged and based on mutual interest, meaning there’s no time wasted – and there’s no hard sell. It is free for payment transaction buyers to attend, and each guest pass also includes access to a series of seminar sessions hosted by industry thought-leaders. Lunch and refreshments are complimentary, while there is plenty of opportunity for more informal networking.

If you are a buyer to the industry, simply register your place here or contact Kerry Naumburger on 01992 374099 or to find out more.

If you’re a supplier to the sector, contact Jennie Lane on 01992 374098 or email to find out about the range of event partner packages.

Get up to speed with the latest developments and innovations at TechNOVA: AI in Financial Services – the event that brings you leading insights from the financial sector’s technology pioneers.

From business transformation to robotic automation, customer innovation to ethical transparency this event will equip you with the skills and expertise to capitalise on the artificial intelligence revolution.

10% off with discount code: AIFS2020

21 September 2020, London – click here for further information.


National Technology Awards 2020
Save the date: 30th November 2020

London Marriott Hotel, Grosvenor Square

Now in their fourth year, the National Technology Awards showcase technological excellence across the UK, and reward the best and brightest in the tech world. This year they have introduced 4 new categories. Head over to the website to find out more.

SUBMIT YOUR ENTRY (link to here:

Retail Systems Awards 2020

Save the date: 19th October 2020

The Waldorf Hilton, London

The Retail Systems Awards will be marking their 15th year celebrating technological excellence and innovation in the retail sector. Open to tech providers, vendors, and retailers alike, the awards will showcase the most forward-thinking and disruptive retail sector technologies, programmes, and projects.

The awards are free to enter, and you can enter as many categories as you like. This year they are introducing 7 brand new categories including awards for artificial intelligence, point of sale technology, and experiential retail solution to name a few.

If you’d like some more information on the categories and how to enter your company for the 2020 awards, you can find the website here: