The Merchant Advisory Group’s (MAG) Virtual Tech Forum is designed specifically for payment IT professionals. Tech Forum attendance offers the opportunity to network and engage with the top retailers and key payment partners in the country.

The Forum will take place over three afternoons this fall, providing education and networking opportunities with leading technology providers focused on payment technology solutions to modernize platforms, optimize processes, minimize fraud and increase security.

View the Final Tech Forum Attendee List*
*Registered attendees as of 10/19/2020.

Join the #MAGTechForum conversation on Twitter @MAGPayments and on LinkedIn!

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Tech Forum Speakers

Tech Forum Speaker Deadlines

September 15: 
Speaker Bios and Headshots due

September 15: Deadline for speakers to register 

September 15: 
PPTs submissions and handouts for all sessions are due to MAG staff 

October 9: Last day to register for the 2020 MAG Tech Forum

October 16:
Last day to register for the 2020 MAG Annual Conference

Questions? Please contact MAG Staff, Lisa Mercurio

Become a Tech Forum Sponsor

If you are a current MAG Annual Sponsor in good standing, learn more about becoming a Tech Forum Sponsor.

If you are NOT currently a MAG Annual Sponsor and are interested in learning how to become a Tech Forum sponsor for the 2020 Annual Conference, please contact Kari Hartley at to learn more.

Learn more about Tech Forum Sponsorship Offerings and Benefits.

Tech Forum Agenda* - *Agenda subject to change


Registration for the Tech Forum is now closed as of Thursday, October 8th.
Cancellations after October 2nd are not eligible for a refund.
Registration transfers for the Virtual Tech Forum will not be accommodated after October 7th.


Core Annual Conference Tech Forum
 First 5 Registrations: Complimentary First 5 Registrations: Complimentary
Additional Registrations: $150/person Additional Registrations: $75/person

Not sure if you are a member of the MAG?  View current list of MAG members.

If you are not a member of the MAG and wish to attend the conference, please contact the MAG.


Annual Sponsors

The number of complimentary registrations for MAG conferences are based on your sponsorship level. Sponsor companies and levels are listed on the MAG Annual Sponsor page.

Sponsorship Level Complimentary Registrations
(core conference only)
MAG Annual Conference
MAG Tech Forum
Elite Acquirer 7  $480/person $240/person
Elite Brand 5  $480/person $240/person
Premier Acquirer 4  $480/person $240/person
Platinum 5  $480/person $240/person
Silver 2  $480/person $240/person


Tech Forum Sponsors

The number of complimentary registrations for Tech Forum are based on your Tech Forum sponsorship level. Your company must be an Annual Sponsor in order to be a Tech Forum Sponsor.


Each merchant member company receives 5 complimentary registrations to the Tech Forum.
Additional registrations beyond the first 5 may be purchased at $75 each.
Sponsorship Level
Tech Forum Complimentary Registrations

Additional Registrations

Tech Forum Sponsor - Contributing

4 $240/person

Tech Forum Sponsor - General

2 $240/person

MAG Annual Sponsor and NOT a Tech Forum Sponsor

0 $240/person

 Prospect Annual Sponsors and
Prospect Tech Forum Sponsors

  • Annual Conference registration is $900/individual
  • Tech Forum registration is $450/individual

Please contact Kari Hartley if you are interested in attending.