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Vantiv Showcases Technology and Payment's Expertise at ETA's TRANSACT '17
Vantiv executives to speak at PayFac Day, Payment Pitch-Off and during the conference

CINCINNATI, May 9, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- Vantiv, Inc. (NYSE: VNTV), a leading provider of payment processing services and related technology solutions for merchants and financial institutions of all sizes, announced today it is a silver sponsor of the TRANSACT'17, hosted by the Electronic Transactions Association (ETA). Attracting leading players from the global payment industry, the conference takes place from May 10th to 12th, 2017 at Mandalay Bay in Las Vegas.

At the expo, Vantiv is sponsoring Payment Facilitator Day (PayFac Day), focused solely on the payment facilitator model. PayFac Day at TRANSACT is scheduled for May 11th and will explore leading trends, mitigation techniques surrounding risk, fraud and compliance in the payment facilitation program.

"We are delighted to be part of TRANSACT and to sponsor PayFac Day," said Sarah Owen, general manager, PayFac line of business at Vantiv. "Vantiv is a premiere provider of payment facilitation and has been for many years. We understand the challenges and opportunities in the PayFac model, and we look forward to some great discussions at TRANSACT."

Vantiv is also the sole sponsor of the Payments Pitch-Off (PPO) and E-Pay Innovation Award. The Payments Pitch-Off (PPO) will provide startups with the opportunity to exhibit and explain their innovative new electronic payments technology product or service. An elite judging panel will select a maximum of ten applicants to demonstrate their product in a shark tank-like competition on the show floor Thursday, May 11, from 10:00 am - 1:00 pm PT. Contestants will be vying for the coveted E-Pay Innovation Award and $25,000 in prizes.

Additionally, the company announced today, that Vantiv continues to demonstrate its commitment to the ISO channel by officially sunsetting the NPC brand and moving to the new Vantiv / ISO name. This move consolidates our channels under the Vantiv master brand, which represents smarter, faster, and easier payments, and helps accelerate growth for our ISO partners.

A number of Vantiv executives are set to take the stage at TRANSACT, sharing their payments expertise in various sessions focused on PayFac, ISOs, global payments, security and mobile technology as follows:

Session Details:

Domain 4, Products, Solutions and Mobile Technology
Pamela McKinley, leader, product at Vantiv
May 10, 10:00 - 11:00 am PT

Lessons Learned from EMV: How to Implement New Security Technology
Steve Cole, senior product manager, Vantiv Security and Fraud
May 10, 2:00 - 2:50 pm PT

Uncovering Hidden Risks in the Evolution of Payments Aggregation
Dan Spalinger
May 10, 3:00 – 3:50 pm PT

The 411 on Blockchain
Joshua Mather & Tony Rose
May 10, 4:00 – 4:50 pm PT

ETAU Intro to Sales and Marketing
Darcy Klaus
May 11, 9:00 am12:00 pm PT

Under the Looking Glass: Sponsoring Payment Facilitators
Sarah Owen, general manager, PayFac line of business at Vantiv
May 11, 11:15 - 12:00 pm PT

Under the Microscope: Staying Ahead of Compliance and Regulation in 2017 and Beyond
Jon Genovese, senior government affairs analyst at Vantiv
May 11, 1:45 - 2:30 pm PT

Please visit Vantiv at the conference in booth number 502 or at

ABOUT VANTIV           
Vantiv, Inc. (NYSE: VNTV) is a leading payment processor differentiated by an integrated technology platform. Vantiv offers a comprehensive suite of traditional and innovative payment processing and technology solutions to merchants and financial institutions of all sizes, enabling them to address their payment processing needs through a single provider. We build strong relationships with our customers, helping them become more efficient, more secure and more successful. Vantiv is now the largest merchant acquirer and PIN debit acquirer based on number of transactions in the U.S. The company's growth strategy includes expanding further into high-growth channels and verticals, including integrated payments, eCommerce, and merchant bank. Visit us at, or follow us on Twitter, Facebook, LinkedIn, Google+ and YouTube.

© 2017 Vantiv, LLC. All Rights Reserved. All trademarks, service marks and trade names referenced herein are the property of their respective owners. Vantiv and other Vantiv products and services mentioned herein as well as their respective logos are registered trademarks or trademarks of Vantiv, LLC in the U.S. and other countries.

Andrew Ciafardini
Vice President, External Affairs
& Corporate Communication

Prashant Singh
Corporate Communication


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