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Industry Resources

Here you will find a collection of payment organizations and websites that will help you better understand, navigate, and network in the payments industry.

Organization Name Focus
Visa U.S.A. Latest Interchange rates, payment technologies, marketing and operating information.
MasterCard Worldwide Latest Interchange rates, payment technologies, marketing and operating information.
American Express Merchant Services Processing information, online enrollment, supplies, free decals, logos, etc.  Most businesses can enroll with their current payment processor to accept American Express cards.  This eliminates having a separate account with American Express.
Discover Network Information on Discover Network, Discover products, and listing of payment partners that process Discover transactions. Most businesses can enroll with their current payment processor to accept Discover cards.  This eliminates having a separate account with Discover.
Electronic Payments Coalition Group of industry leaders whose primary goal is to educate policy-makers, consumers and the media about the value of electronic payments systems.
Merchants Payments Coalition Merchant trade groups, including the National Retail Federation, working to regulate the fees card-accepting merchants pay issuing banks.
Electronic Transactions Association International trade association representing companies who offer electronic transaction processing products and services.
National ACH Association (NACHA) Represents 10,000+ financial institutions and develops operating rules and business practices for the ACH Network and for some electronic payments.
Regional Payments Associations Covering the U.S., Puerto Rico, Virgin Islands, and Guam, the Regional Payments Associations are the “grassroots” providers of payments system leadership and support.
Canadian Acquirers Association Start-up association for Canadian professionals in the payment industry.