The Canadian Automatic Merchandising Association, fondly known as CAMA, is an industry association with a rich history of supporting its members. It is one of the only Canadian associations representing the interests of Vending Operators, Machine Manufacturers, and Product & Service Suppliers in Canada. In 2007 it blended with the Ontario Coffee and Vending Services Association (OCVSA). Today, CAMA services are designed to represent, support and enhance the Vending, Office Coffee and Micro Market industries.
The PCI Security Standards Council is an open global forum, launched in 2006, that is responsible for the development, management, education and awareness of the PCI Security Standards, including the Data Security Standard (PCI DSS),Payment Application Data Security Standard (PA-DSS), and PIN Transaction Security (PTS) requirements.
EMVCo, owned by American Express, JCB, MasterCard and Visa, manages, maintains and enhances the EMV® Integrated Circuit Card Specifications to ensure global interoperability of chip-based payment cards with acceptance devices including point of sale terminals and ATMs.
The purpose of the Electronic Transactions Association (ETA) is to influence, monitor and help shape the merchant acquiring industry by providing leadership through education, advocacy and the exchange of information.
MaRS’ Financial Technology (FinTech) Cluster connects the financial services sector with startups developing next generation technology in emerging payments, financial services, peer-to-peer transactions, alternative lending and crypto-currencies.
The Interactive Advertising Bureau of Canada (IAB Canada) is the national voice and thought leader of the Canadian interactive marketing and advertising industry. We are the only trade association exclusively dedicated to the development and promotion of the digital marketing and advertising sector in Canada.
Women in Payments® is a unique forum offering payments professionals a rich opportunity for learning and connecting to explore payments trends and career development strategies. It affords sponsors an opportunity to demonstrate commitment to gender diversity in a positive forum that receives consistently exceptional feedback across multiple markets. The symposium and awards program present an opportunity to recognize and celebrate women leaders, innovators, and rising stars from across the payments field, highlighting sponsors as supporters and promoters of diversity and excellence.
Retail Council of Canada (RCC) has been the Voice of Retail in Canada since 1963. We speak for an industry that touches the daily lives of Canadians in every corner of the country — by providing jobs, career opportunities, and by investing in the communities we serve. RCC is a not-for-profit, industry-funded association representing more than 45,000 store fronts of all retail formats across Canada, including department, specialty, discount, and independent stores, and online merchants.