AAB organized for the 4th consecutive year the Albanian National Card Forum
Tirana, 16 May 2014 – The Albanian Association of Banks and its Card Committee comprised of representatives from commercial banks, members of AAB, organized for the fourth consecutive year the Albanian National Card Forum on 16 May 2014, in Sheraton Hotel, Tirana. The forum entitled “Card Business – Developments and Innovations” was more focused on the card industry developments. Representatives from commercial banks in Albania and Kosovo, Bank of Albania, Visa, Master Card and PayLink, local and international companies which provide technology services in electronic payments services such as: EasyPay, Mellon, Printec, Asseco, MPay and utility companies’ representatives attended the forum.
In the opening speech, Ms. Endrita Xhaferaj, AAB Secretary General and Ms Irida Huta, Chairwoman of the Card Committee greeted the participants and emphasized the role of this roundtable which gathered card sector and payment systems experts and briefly presented the developments and opportunities that card business have in Albania. In the first section of the forum, the presenters brought the card industry innovations and analyzed the sector development trend. During the second section, banks representatives presented the new payment models, which these banks offer to the clients.
At the end of the forum, which is now an annual opportunity of the presentation of the possibilities offered by this sector, was discussed on the conclusions and suggestions regarding the domestic card sector and e-payments growth.
Source AAB May 2014