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The early bird deadline is January 17, 2020.


See who attended the 2019 Mid-Year Conference!

Who Attends the MAG?

  • Payments professionals representing cross verticals who want to drive positive change in the payments industry.  
  • Payments operations or payments technology subject matter experts willing to share knowledge.  
  • New payments professionals looking to gain a foundational knowledge of payments and the ecosystem. 

Registration Fees

Merchant Members

 Before January 17
After January 17
 First 3 Registrations: Complimentary
First 3 Registrations:  $100/person
 Additional Registrations: $495/person
Additional Registrations: $595/person

Not sure if you are a MAG member?  View current 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. 

The number of complimentary registrations for the 2020 Mid-Year Conference will follow the 2020 Annual Sponsorship Benefits chart below. View your sponsorship level on the MAG Annual Sponsor page.

Sponsorship Level Complimentary Registrations  Additional Registrations
After
January 17
Elite Acquirer 7  $1,495/person $1,595/person
Elite Brand 5   $1,495/person $1,595/person
Premier Acquirer 4   $1,495/person $1,595/person
Platinum 5   $1,495/person $1,595/person
Silver 2   $1,495/person $1,595/person

Not sure if you are a MAG sponsor? View the current Annual Sponsors by sponsor level.

Tech Forum

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.


 Merchants


 Tech Forum is complimentary for all Merchant Members.
Be sure to select the Tech Forum option when registering for the Mid-Year Conference.

Sponsorship Level
Complimentary Registrations to Tech Forum

Additional Registrations


Tech Forum Sponsor- Contributing

4 $1,495/person


Tech Forum Sponsor- General

2 $1,495/person

MAG Annual Sponsor and NOT a Tech Forum Sponsor

0 $1,495/person
 Prospect Annual Sponsors and Prospect Tech Forum Sponsors

To attend Mid-Year Conference and Tech Forum, all Prospect Sponsors and Prospect Tech Forum Sponsors must pay $3,000 per person to attend and be approved prior to registering. Contact Kari Hartley if you are interested in attending.

General Information

  • The early bird registration deadline is Friday, January 17, 2020.
  • Online registration opens November 14 and will close Tuesday, February 4 at 11:59 pm CT.
  • Registration grants all attendees access to education sessions, general sessions and sponsor breakout sessions as well as the exhibit area, meal functions and receptions. Note: MAG offers Merchant Only sessions that are restricted to MAG merchant members and guest merchants.
  • You must be a registered conference attendee to attend any of the educational sessions, exhibit areas or networking events. Anyone without a badge will be required to register or be asked to leave the premises. 
  • The MAG doesn’t offer any one-day registrations, exhibit hall-only registrations or partial attendance rates.

Conference Name Badges
For security reasons, MAG requires attendees to wear their name badges at all times during the Mid-Year Conference including evening networking events. Merchants will be required to show badges when entering merchant only sessions. Badges are to be picked up upon arrival when you check in at the registration desk. Should you lose your badge, please come to the registration desk to receive a replacement.

Consent to Use of Photographic Images
 
Registration and attendance at, or participation in, MAG meetings and other events constitutes an agreement by the registrant to MAG's use and distribution (both now and in the future) of the registrant or attendee’s image or voice in photographs, videotapes, electronic reproductions, and audiotapes of such events and activities. 

Attire 
The conference dress code is business-casual. When planning your outfit please be aware that speakers may wear a tie and jacket, and that some stage sets include a panel table with a drape and others are just chairs without anything between the speakers and the audience.

MAG’s Anti-Harassment Policy

The MAG is committed to providing all meeting participants a safe, productive and welcoming environment free from harassment, where all attendees are treated with respect and dignity. MAG prohibits verbal, sexual or physical harassment and is committed to enforcing this policy at all MAG events and meetings. All participants, including, but not limited to, members, attendees, speakers, exhibitors, MAG staff, sponsors, and others, are expected to abide by this Anti-Harassment Policy.

MAG works diligently to provide a safe and secure environment at its meetings and events by working with venue staff to make sure meeting participants are safe. We ask that all attendees report any questionable activity to a MAG staff member or MAG’s General Counsel so that the MAG can investigate and address the conduct. The MAG specifically reserves the right to take any appropriate action against any member, attendee, speaker, exhibitor, staff member, sponsor, or others who engage in any form of harassment or inappropriate behavior in violation of this policy.  Such actions may include but are not limited to: expulsion from the MAG event or meeting; prohibition from attendance at future MAG events; expulsion from MAG membership; removal from a MAG office or committee position; removal as MAG staff; or any other action deemed appropriate by the MAG.

If you have a concern, say something.  While concerns may be communicated to any MAG staff member, the primary contact to raise concerns is John Drechny at John.Drechny@merchantadvisorygroup.org

Cancellation Policy

  • Cancellations after January 20 are not eligible for a refund. Substitutions are possible. Contact the MAG to make changes.

  • Online registration closes Tuesday, February 4 at 11:59 pm CT.

The MAG Experience:

With over 600 attendees representing cross verticals in the payments industry, whether you are new to payments or an industry veteran, the MAG Annual Conference will provide you with valuable tools and information that you can take back to your workplace.