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MasterCard to Participate in eMerge Americas Tech Conference

emergeMasterCard is proud to announce that is a gold level sponsor of the upcoming eMerge Americas Conference taking place in Miami on April 18th and 19th.   eMerge Americas is a 5-day technology conference in Miami, connecting innovators, investors and thought leaders through summits, workshops, keynotes, hackathons, start-up competition and many other events all focused on innovation.

To showcase MasterCard’s leadership in payment innovation, MasterCard LAC will participate in the conference through:

  • A keynote presentation by Daniel Cohen and David Goldshmidt on the eMerge Texpert Stage.  They will deliver a ted-talk style presentation on “Cracking the code to Digital Payment Adoption,” on Monday at 3:15PM at from the Texpert Stage.
  • Presence on the trade show floor (booth B11), where we will be showcasing MasterCard payment tech under the theme “Anytime, Anywhere Payments.” Product demos and features include Mobile Payments, Wearables, MasterPass and Selfie Pay.
  • Priceless Wheel will be offered to event attendees, who will have a chance to win a variety of tech prizes.
  • Sponsors and judges of the eMerge Startup Showcase competition, where more than 200 startups from LAC and across the world come to compete.
  • Sponsors of NFTE’s Ignite Competition where Rich Lewson from MasterCard will serve as judge and 20 MasterCard employees will host NFTE students at the event.

Our participation grants employees the chance to register (upon manager approval) for the event at a discount. Instructions are below:

Online registration: is the registration system for eMerge Americas 2016. The direct link to the eMerge Americas Eventbrite page is Every person who registers (either for themselves or on behalf of others) must have/create an account on to complete the registration process.

Use the code SP-MAC-AL (also entered under ‘Enter promotional code’) to receive a 10% discount off the price of any additional passes you may wish to purchase.

You may also distribute this code freely to any clients, partners, employees, etc. as you deem appropriate. There is no maximum quantity to the use of the discount code.