#PAY Symposium & Exposition Announced by The Mandalay Group

The Mandalay Group today announced the first details of the #PAY Symposium & Exposition, including the event venue and show dates, a call for papers, as well as collaboration with a long-standing industry event, The Prepaid Expo.

#PAY will take place August 20–21, 2019, with events being staged at Caesars Palace.

The Mandalay Group expects more than 2,200 professionals representing a wide range of industry sectors, to be in attendance at #PAY Symposium & Exposition.

With 90+ Exhibitors, 60+ Speakers and over 50,000 square feet of conference and exhibition space, this promises to be a groundbreaking event for the entire payments industry.

Over the past ten years, Fintech has established itself as a fundamental part of the global financial services ecosystem. #PAY will spotlight the enormous disruption Fintech confronts the payments industry with.

The Next Decade of Payments is the theme of the 2019 event, #PAY will include sessions on the key topics of Digital Disruption & Displacement, Augmented & Virtual Reality, Artificial Intelligence, Decentralization, Roboadvisors, The Internet of Things, Quantum Computing, Blockchain Technology, Invisible Payments, Real-Time Payments, Machine Learning, Open Banking, Cryptocurrency and the Impact of 5G Mobility.

Emerging Fintechs will be featured in a Startup Showcase spotlighting new entrants from across the globe who are disrupting financial services. Finalists will battle it out to see who wins the Golden Hashtag Award.


The Mandalay Group has also issued a Call for Papers for the 2019 event. #PAY is currently accepting proposals and abstracts for conference sessions, keynotes, workshops, roundtables, panels and exhibition floor theaters.

Both executives and entrepreneurs are encouraged to submit their papers for consideration. We invite all companies that would like the opportunity to present at the #PAY Symposium to prepare a brief submission that outlines their speaking proposal. This includes background information on the company, the speaker presenting, how the session will be presented and any other details concerning your proposal for the event.

We’re looking for originality, innovation, but above all someone who tells a compelling story that ties into the key themes and topics for the #PAY Symposium.

This is your opportunity to participate in a powerful lineup of speakers and be in front of the 2200+ attendees from the banking, payments and fintech industry that makes up our audience. We receive a large number of submissions, and read them all. Please be concise and complete with your submissions.


The Mandalay Group also announced that it has collocated the #PAY Symposium with The Prepaid Expo, now in its 12th year, focused on the development and distribution of prepaid products and services.

This hybrid partnership provides a platform and networking opportunities for the entirety of payments industry. #PAY Symposium & Exposition will examine the complete spectrum and evolution of payments from prepaid to blockchain and beyond.

“This partnership with The Mandalay Group brings us another step closer to embracing the burgeoning fintech marketplace, and the payments industry as a whole.” elaborates Robin Tobias, CEO of The Prepaid Expo.

“We are rapidly moving to a world where payments are becoming ambient and invisible, ultimately we will move through our days buying and selling goods without the friction associated with today’s transactions.”

For More Information: www.paysymposium.com

Media Contact: Bruce Burke (727) 590–0900