Mobey Forum to Meet in Frankfurt

Mobey Forum, the industry association working to define a sustainable and prosperous mobile financial services ecosystem, will be holding its regular member gathering in Frankfurt am Main, Germany on 31 May to 1 June. The decision follows a request from its members to specifically engage with this important economic centre and respond to increasing discussions and activity surrounding mobile payments and banking in Germany.

The event entitled ‘The Future of Mobile Payments and Go-to-market Strategies’ will be hosted by Deutsche Bank, a founding member of Mobey Forum, and will cover the following areas:

  • Worldwide mobile payment initiatives, with a special focus on German-speaking Europe.
  • The e-single euro payments area (eSEPA) vision for remote mobile payments.
  • The perspective of merchants.
  • A range of case studies, best practices and visions for the future.

Ron van Wezel, chairman of the board at Mobey Forum and director of emerging payment streams at Deutsche Bank, said: “With increasing announcements from key industry players regarding forthcoming mobile payment initiatives, the role of Mobey Forum to facilitate industry debate, share information and produce best practice literature has become essential. The extent of knowledge exchanged between our members – which includes financial institutions, mobile network operators, mobile handset manufacturers, payment processors and vendors – can significantly reduce a solution’s time to market and assist in creating technology that is user-friendly for both consumers and merchants.”

The event is open to members and companies interested in joining the association.


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