January 15, 2014

ACCEO and Tender Retail Announce Second Edition of Payment Landscape Conference

Industry experts will be discussing the latest payment and retail issues at the exclusive event, which is taking place on April 10 and 11 in Las Vegas

Montreal (Quebec), January 15, 2013 – Tender Retail, a division of Canadian IT leader ACCEO Solutions Inc., has announced that it will be hosting the second annual edition of the Payment Landscape conference on April 10 and 11, 2014, in Las Vegas. At the event, several well-known experts, chosen for their in-depth knowledge of the payment and retail industry, will be discussing the major challenges which are set to shape the new face of the payment industry, both in the United States and internationally. Authorities from key companies in the payment industry, the conference’s speakers will be sharing their expertise and vision on a variety of subjects, including mobile technology, the evolution of payment systems, security, alternative payment methods, international standards, and loyalty development. Made possible by support from Visa, ACCEO, and several of Tender Retail’s partners, Payment Landscape 2014 will also provide a unique opportunity for a sneak peek at new solutions enabling merchants to prepare for the store of the future. “The success of the first edition of Payment Landscape and the interest of the participants and our partners convinced us to make this an annual event,” says Joey Vaccaro, vice-president of business development and strategic alliances at Tender Retail. “The exclusive character of the event allows us to delve deeply into the subjects covered and provide a unique opportunity for discussion between our speakers and the participants.” To register for the event and view the complete schedule of talks, please visit the Payment Landscape website, at www.paymentlandscape.com.

About Tender Retail and ACCEO Solutions Inc.

Tender Retail is Canada’s largest integrated payment software systems provider. Its suite of electronic payment applications holds 60% of the market, supporting debit card, credit card, gift/loyalty,pre-paid phone cards, money transfers and check payments via a single integrated system, including remote software management and reporting through their fastTRACC product. Tender Retail currently supports tens of thousands of retail lanes in Canada and the US. For more information, visit www.tender-retail.com. ACCEO is a leading IT company specializing in the design, implementation, integration, and support of management software; e-business development; and payment solutions. ACCEO employs approximately 1000 employees and services over 55 000 clients. For more information, please visit www.acceo.com

About Merchant Link

Merchant Link is a leading provider of cloud-based payment gateway and data security solutions, removing the risk and hassle of payments for more than 300,000 hotel, restaurant and retail locations. Founded in 1993 and headquartered in Silver Spring, MD, we currently enable more than 4 billion transactions annually for some of the world’s best-known merchants, providing connectivity to the major U.S. payment card processors. Our mission is to develop secure payment solutions that are flexible, customized and evolving to meet merchants’ changing needs and allow them to focus on their core business without worrying about managing cardholder data. TransactionVault®, our tokenization solution, and TransactionShield ®, our point-to-point encryption solution, mitigate the risk of a data compromise while lowering the cost and effort of PCI compliance. For more information, please visit www.merchantlink.com and follow us on Twitter.


Caroline Doyon
Senior Consultant Simard Hamel Communications
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André Desjardins
Marketing Manager, Shared Services ACCEO Solutions Inc.
514 288-7161, ext. 3586