Payments Innovation Alliance

About the Alliance

The Payments Innovation Alliance brings together diverse, global stakeholders to support payments innovation, collaboration, and results through discussion, debate, education, networking, and special projects that support the ACH Network and the payments industry worldwide. By organizing content and focus across all payment areas, including emerging payment technologies, electronic billing and presentment, mobile, payment security/risk, check conversion and global payments, the Alliance seeks to grow and advance payments and payments technology to better meet and serve the needs of the evolving industry. 

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Shaping the Future of Payments

Through active project teams, task forces and industry groups, Alliance members collaborate to influence existing and emerging payment trends, drive change, remove barriers, and support innovation. Project team members create a variety of resources for the industry including writing industry white papers, developing best practices initiatives, testing proof of concepts and ultimately shaping the future of payments. Would you like to incubate ideas and engage other industry thought leaders? We encourage you to get involved and have your voice heard!

Playbook for Faster Payments
This team is developing tools for financial institutions and business end users seeking direction and clarity on faster payments.
ACH Quick Start Guide
This team is developing an interactive online tool to help small and medium-sized businesses understand and use ACH for various use cases.
Cybersecurity Response Plan/Checklist
This group is developing tools and resources to help organizations understand evolving threats and what steps to take before, during and after a cyberattack.
Voice Payments Technologies
This new Alliance initiative will look at critical areas of voice payments that need better understanding through education and are effectively addressed through industry standards/policies.
Member Meetings

A key benefit of Alliance membership is the myriad opportunities to meet and collaborate with peers throughout the year. Alliance Meetings are vital for networking, discussing, debating and incubating innovative solutions to help advance domestic and global payments. Our member meetings feature a variety of topics and working sessions over the course of three days and provide numerous opportunities for senior level executives and payments leaders to connect, ask questions and get answers from colleagues who are immersed in the issues on a day-to-day basis. Interested in attending a member meeting? Check out our 2019 meeting schedule below. 

Winter Meeting

Feb. 25-26, 2019
Phoenix, AZ

Our Members

The Alliance membership is comprised of almost 200 organizations of all sizes and spans the payments industry spectrum, including large and small Financial Institutions, Payment Innovators, Law Firms, Payments Associations, EFT Networks/Operators, Technology Providers and more! See who our members are and consider joining this esteemed group of professionals in the Alliance.

Leadership Team

The Alliance Advisory Committees are comprised of subject-matter experts who provide overall input and guidance for meeting content as well as help guide strategy and direct Alliance initiatives. Learn more about our 2018-2019 Leadership Team.