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Jan 11, 2016

BAI Expands Emerging Leaders Scholarship

#PayConnect – Investing in the Future

CHICAGO, January 11, 2016 – BAI, the financial services industry’s leading resource for actionable insights that power smart business decisions, is excited to announce the expansion of the BAI Emerging Leaders Scholarship. The scholarship, which past recipients call “a career-changing experience,” will now be available for BAI Payments Connect 2016.

Previously introduced at BAI Retail Delivery 2015, the scholarship is open to employees of financial services organizations with fewer than 10 years of experience in the financial services industry.

“We are honored to offer this scholarship to help develop the next generation of financial services leaders,” said Holly Hughes, Chief Marketing Officer, BAI. “The payments ecosystem is changing rapidly, and we know how crucial access to the latest innovations, trends and insights can be. The emerging leaders scholarship program is one of the ways we’re investing in the future.”

BAI Payments Connect 2016, taking place March 7-9 in San Diego, offers a one-of-a-kind opportunity to network with some of the most influential financial services leaders, strategists and visionary thought leaders in the payments space from around the globe. The educational opportunities are unparalleled with a robust agenda and issue-based summits on the hottest topics in payments, including fraud, strategy and operations. Each summit session provides access to the fresh perspectives and cutting-edge technologies reshaping the industry, empowering payments leaders with the tangible solutions needed to move the industry forward and take their careers to a higher level. Selected recipients will receive an all-access pass to BAI Payments Connect 2016, three nights of accommodations at the Omni San Diego Hotel, and other valuable benefits such as admission to multiple executive-level networking sessions, a chance to explore the latest technologies and solution impacting payments in the Expo, and premium reserved seating at all general sessions. Qualified professionals may enter themselves or nominate a deserving colleague. Applications and nominations are due by January 29, 2016.


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About BAI and BAI Payments Connect 2016
BAI is passionate about the pursuit of trusted information, powerful tools, and actionable insights that provide financial services leaders with the clarity and confidence needed to prepare for tomorrow, while performing better today. For over 90 years, this has been our mission: empowering leaders to make smart business decisions, drive positive change, and move the industry forward. Because a strong financial services industry helps consumers, businesses, and communities thrive.

BAI Payments Connect focuses exclusively on empowering payments leaders to make smart business decisions with an unbiased, 360° view of payments fraud, strategy and operations to drive positive change in their organizations through actionable insights from industry experts, thought leaders and innovative solutions providers. The objective and comprehensive content covers all aspects of the payments ecosystem, giving payments leaders a holistic perspective and fresh ideas that can drive revenue and move their organizations forward. For more information visit: BAIPaymentsConnect.com

BAI is Bank Administration Institute and BAI Center.

For further information please contact:
Lucas Gochanour
BAI, Chicago, USA
Phone: +1 312 683-2329 
lgochanour@bai.org