CardFlight Conference 2020 

Navigating Small Business Software Solutions and Payments

LaPlaya Beach and Golf Resort February 25–27, 2020 Naples, Florida  

Conference overview

At CardFlight Conference 2020, you’ll encounter thought-provoking conversations with industry leaders, networking opportunities, and fresh insights into the world of payments.  

Participate in sessions on emerging payment trends for the future as well as business development tools for the year ahead. Watch your inbox for updates to the agenda and speaker announcements. 

Key facts:

Featured speakers

  • Sarah Adams, VP of Global Product at First American Payment Systems 
  • Heather Nowak, Merchant Services Product Manager at First Citizens Bank
  • Mike English, Consultant, Beyond
  • Kenneth F. Schember, VP of Middle Markets ISV/VAR Solutions at PAX Technology
  • Scott Paape, Sr. Vice President of Sales and Operations at Talus Payments
  • Steve Klebe, Business Development at Google Pay
  • Scott Talbott, Senior VP of Government Affairs at ETA
  • Elie Toubiana, Senior Software Engineer, formerly at Uber
  • James Derby, VP Merchant Product at Payroc
  • John Shipley, SVP Third-Party Relationships at Clearent
  • Representatives from Discover Financial Services and Visa
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Planned agenda

CardFlight Conference gives you the opportunity to hear from industry experts on emerging industry trends, share best practices with your peers at merchant acquirers, and learn how to grow your small business portfolio and maximize profitability.

Tuesday, February 25, 2020

  • Beachfront opening reception at LaPlaya Beach and Golf Resort  


Wednesday, February 26, 2020

  • Continental breakfast and networking
  • Welcome and opening remarks by Derek Webster, Founder and CEO at Cardflight
  • Learning session: Leading sales organizations to value-based selling with American Express
  • Panel: Evolution of hardware and software in payment solutions
  • Sponsor highlight: Discover Financial Services
  • Lunch 
  • Presentation: Emerging payment integrations with Elie Toubiana, formerly of Uber
  • Presentation: Creating a Best in Class POS Experience for your Merchants with Visa
  • Golf or spa small group outing
  • Offsite networking activity and dinner (transportation will be provided)  


Thursday, February 27, 2020

  • Continental breakfast and networking
  • Presentation: Industry Outlook with Steve Klebe from Google
  • Presentation: Insights from Washington, D.C. with Scott Talbott from ETA
  • Panel: Selling and supporting smart terminals with First Citizens Bank
  • Panel: Strategies for merchant retention with Beyond, Clearent, and Payscape
  • Closing lunch  


CardFlight Conference 2020 will end by 1pm ET.

Conference venue

CardFlight Conference will take place at the LaPlaya Resort in Naples, FL.  

LaPlaya rests between the Gulf of Mexico and picturesque Vanderbilt Bay, offering guests a rare chance to experience South Florida's subtropical beauty from front-row seats. 

LaPlaya Beach and Golf Resort reflects the contemporary lifestyle and easygoing attitude of South Florida.

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Your accommodations

Guests may make reservations on the hotel website. The CardFlight reserved room block has expired.

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Contact us

Have a question about the conference? Email us: info@cardflight.com