The User Conference is Network International’s flagship event and is aimed at enhancing awareness and understanding about industry trends and developments amongst our merchants including retailers, banks and other financial institutions. The event is also an ideal platform designed to create constructive networking opportunities between industry thought leaders and our partners. This forum also provides an insight into the current trends and the future direction of the payment card industry.
This year, the 6th User Conference is being held in Lisbon, Portugal, following the success of the previous one held in Istanbul, Turkey.
Emirates NBD is a leading banking Group in the region. As at 31st December 2012, total assets were AED 308.3 billion. The Group has a leading retail banking franchise in the UAE, with over 149 branches and over 721 ATMs and CDMs. It is a major player in the UAE corporate banking arena and has strong Islamic banking, Global Markets & Treasury, Investment Banking, Private Banking, Asset Management and Brokerage operations.
The Group has operations in the UAE, the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia, Qatar, Singapore, the United Kingdom and Jersey (Channel Islands), and representative offices in India, Iran and Beijing.
The Group is an active participant and supporter of the UAE’s main development initiatives and of the various educational, environmental, cultural, charity and community welfare establishments
Diners Club International is owned by Discover Financial Services (NYSE: DFS), a direct banking and payment services company with one of the most recognized brands in U.S. financial services. Established in 1950, Diners Club International became the first multi-purpose charge card in the world, launching a financial revolution in how consumers and companies pay for products and services. Today, Diners Club is a globally recognized brand serving the payment needs of select and affluent consumers, offering access to more than 450 airport lounges worldwide, and providing corporations and small business owners with a complete array of expense management solutions. With acceptance in more than 185 countries and territories, millions of merchant locations and access to over 850,000 cash access locations and ATMs, Diners Club is uniquely qualified to serve its cardmembers all over the world.