Posted April 4, 2018
HERNDON, Va., April 4, 2018 – NACHA—The Electronic Payments Association® announces the finalists for the 2018 Payments Awards, which celebrate proven accomplishment and leadership in the payments industry and recognize and reward the payments innovations defining the future. The Payments Awards, for which NACHA received more than three dozen proposals for consideration from industry participants, include the NACHA Excellence in Payments Award and the NACHA Challenge Award.
“The NACHA Payments Awards are very competitive and each Award draws an excellent turnout of candidates every year,” said Jane Larimer, chief operating officer of NACHA. “We appreciate the participation from solution providers, financial institutions, and industry strategic thinkers, all of whom have found innovative ways to further advance electronic payments. It is our honor to recognize the best of the best this year.”
The payments community will have an opportunity to help determine the winners of the 2018 Payments Awards through online and mobile app voting. Winners of the Awards will be announced on Tuesday, May 1, during the NACHA Payments Awards Luncheon, which is sponsored by TD Bank, during PAYMENTS 2018. The conference, which is the definitive destination for faster payments education, will take place April 29-May 2 in San Diego, California. Online registration for PAYMENTS is available here.
The NACHA Excellence in Payments Award
The NACHA Excellence in Payments Award honors an individual or organization that has shown superior leadership and accomplishment in the development, implementation or advancement of domestic or international electronic payments.
The finalists are:
All industry participants will have an opportunity to help determine the winner for this award through online voting now through Saturday, April 28. Vote now.
The NACHA Challenge
The NACHA Challenge Award rewards a team or an individual for developing new ways to enable ACH usage for person-to-person, business-to-business, account-to-account, or other payments without users having to supply their bank routing number or account information. Finalists are competing to win up to $25,000 in prize money.
Finalist teams are:
NACHA Challenge finalists will present their proposals on Monday, April 30, at PAYMENTS 2018. All conference attendees are welcome to attend. Voting will take place on site via the NACHA PAYMENTS 2018 Mobile App, sponsored by Transactis.
Visit payments.nacha.org to further explore what PAYMENTS has to offer this year in San Diego. The conference hashtag is #PAYMENTS2018.