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Providers Offering Product & Technology Demonstrations at the 2014 Annual Conference


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Product & Technology Demonstrations



The following providers will be offering Product & Technology Demonstrations this year. Check back often as our list grows! Providers: Learn more about our conference exhibit, demo and sponsorship opportunities, then contact to get started.




NAPCP Gold Partner Sponsor

How virtual Payments can help maximize a PCard Program

Attendees will gain an understanding of:

  • What vPayment and BIP are
  • Why an organization should consider these solutions
  • How it compliments and enhances an existing PCard program
  • How easy it is to use by way of an end-user testimonial about their experience



NAPCP Silver Partner Sponsor

 Card program management—choose the right tools for program growth and global expansion.

During this demo, the audience will see an overview of Works®, the Bank of America Merrill Lynch proprietary card management and reporting application for United States and Canada programs. Live demonstrations will showcase the robust reporting, streamlined workflows, and customization capabilities of the application. Attendees will see firsthand how Works can easily be used to manage any/all of your card programs—whether you use Purchasing Card, ePayables, Travel Card, or some combination of all three. Specific system features such as receipts imaging, secure e-mail and push payments (for ePayables) will be addressed along with an overview of the new and improved user interface.

Participants will:

  • Get a high-level demonstration of the enhanced Works® User Interface.
  • Learn how Works simplifies card program management with demos of tasks for managing the organizational structure, card administration, transaction management and password administration.
  • Gain a deeper understanding on how to expand your card program beyond traditional uses.


 Optimize Working Capital and Improve Payment Processes

BBVA Compass provides MasterCard® and Visa® branded corporate card solutions that help you achieve your strategic payments and working capital goals. By leveraging technology, our solutions provide you with payment reporting, expense management and control options that efficiently integrate with your accounting systems. Our commitment goes beyond implementation and includes ongoing consultation, training and long-term support to help you maximize your card program by utilizing Spend Net Navigator and Spend Net Payables.

As a result of attending this session, attendees will have a better understanding of the following:

  • Enhance Management and control of spending.
  • Access card transactions for daily, or even real time, analysis of expenditures.
  • Improve vendor management and consolidation.
  • Protect your business from losses that might be incurred through card misuse by an employee.
  • Optimize your card program with support for vendor enrollment.


 Purchasing Card Transaction Monitoring by CaseWare Analytics: Building an Accountability Framework for Compliance, Risk and Controls

With the increasing adoption of enterprise P-Card programs, financial executives need assurance that Purchasing Card programs do not expose their organizations to unnecessary risk and revenue leakage. CaseWare’s solution for Purchasing Cards continuously monitors all transactions and identifies control exposures within purchasing card programs, such as split transactions, duplicate transactions and unauthorized cardholders. This approach to revenue protection trumps periodic audit sampling and eliminates all "blind spots" in your entire purchasing process (P-Cards, T&E, AP, etc.) by incorporating an automated workflow and collaborative remediation strategy that leaves no opportunity for issues to be concealed. Read more at:


NAPCP Alliance Partner Sponsor

 Increasing Financial Benefits by Harnessing the Power of Data


Attendees will learn how Citi is leveraging the power of data analytics to help clients expand working capital gains and Card rebate opportunities, reduce operational and overhead costs, and optimize supplier-payment strategies across Commercial Cards and other payment vehicles. Data analytics serve as a key stepping stone for organizations to expand financial benefits and build a business case for operational excellence. With the power of our Citi Working Capital Analytics platform, your organization is positioned to excel and meet your payment-strategy objectives across procurement, treasury and accounts payable. This session will walk you through the step-by-step consultative process employed by Citi, as well as industry best practices for how organizations like yours are realizing increased financial and operational benefits through the power of Citi’s data analytics capabilities.

As a result of this event, attendees will be able to:

  • understand how data analytics helps organizations build a business case for payment optimization and operational excellence
  • learn what is required to perform working capital analysis
  • identify ways that Citi’s leading supplier network and supplier enablement teams can help expand the financial benefits from your Commercial Card programs
  • hear how best-in-class organizations are benefiting from Citi’s analytics and payment solutions


 Virtual is the New Reality: Optimizing Virtual Payments to Improve Your Bottom Line

While virtual card payment advantages may be obvious to an accounts payable professional looking to simplify processes, the question of supplier acceptance still arises. How does a vendor benefit from accepting virtual payments from its customers, especially considering the interchange fee present with each transaction? In addition to cutting down on paper and reducing the time associated with sorting, posting and depositing checks, accepting virtual cards can come with financial benefits that offset the fees.

During this informational session, we will present research results highlighting the benefits of accepting virtual cards and reasons why companies elect to accept virtual cards from their customers.Learn how our customers have successfully converted their receivables processes and enhanced cash flow despite incurring card transaction fees.

After completing this course, you will be able to:


  • list proven enrollment strategies to get the maximum ROI from your program
  • learn how your organization can collaborate with experienced and dedicated enrollment specialists to achieve results to help your organization exceed its automation goals



 Improve Cash Flow and Gain Greater Control of Your Cash Position with Card Payables Payment Solutions.

Card Payables provides the ability to streamline accounts payable processes, improve reporting capabilities, reduce the risk of payment fraud, enable easier and faster payments to vendors, and reduce the amount of checks issued. This session will demonstrate how to manage vendors and payments through our Card Payables solution—a highly flexible, versatile and intuitive payables solution. Learn first-hand how Card Payables can help break down barriers to supplier acceptance of card payments, boost operational efficiency and power up your card program to accelerate growth.


As a result of attending this event, attendees will be able to:
  • Identify the key differences between fixed and dynamically changing Virtual Card Numbers (VCNs)
  • Understand drivers of "push” vs. pull payments
  • Determine which method(s) of payment works best for your organization and meets the needs of your suppliers

NAPCP Silver Partner Sponsor

 Turning Plastic into AP Gold—AP Automation using Buyer-Initiated Payments (BIP) Process

Suppliers are often the overlooked stakeholders when buyers embark on a campaign to shift AP payments to P-Card, and this can handicap results. Turning P-Card plastic into AP Gold requires understanding the supplier’s objectives, so they have valid reasons to participate. The presentation will expose the obstacles to supplier acceptance of card payments and reveal the effective buyer, system and interchange strategies that result in the highest adoption rates. We will share a case study to illustrate best practices and lessons learned.

Four Key Takeaways:

  • Understand BIP payments from the supplier’s perspective
  • Learn why suppliers say no to P-Card acceptance and how to overcome their objections
  • Identify effective implementation strategies with real-life examples from a new client
  • Prepare for interchange discussions and how to maximize your revenue share while reducing the acceptance cost to your suppliers

NAPCP Alliance Partner Sponsor

HSBC Mobile: Providing Anytime Access and Convenience for Card Program Management

As mobile technology continues to improve, Corporate Card providers are adapting to the ever-changing environment by delivering smartphone capabilities for their online program management tools that support both the program administrators and cardholders. The session will provide a demonstration of HSBC’s mobile version of CardSight, our online program reporting and program management tool, and focus on the benefits of mobile accessibility for Corporate Card programs.

As a result of attending this event, attendees will be able to:

  • understand how the Corporate Cards industry (specifically HSBC) is adapting to the changing standards for technology
  • understand that Corporate Card Program Administration can now be managed in any place at any time
  • be confident they have the tools they need to manage their card program 24/7
  • be secure in knowing improved technologies are providing peace of mind to Corporate Card clients


NAPCP Silver Partner Sponsor

 Expand Control Without Sacrificing Effectiveness

In this session, J.P. Morgan will explore how to best leverage your online program management tools to manage your program efficiently.

Key Takeaways:

  • Overview of tools that improve program management effectiveness and promote use of preferred suppliers
  • Discussion of strategies that allow employees to easily allocate and reconcile expenses, and reduce your payment processing costs
  • Insight into data capabilities to monitor program performance and uncover expense management opportunities

NAPCP Silver Partner Sponsor

 MasterCard SmartOptimizer

MasterCard SmartOptimizer - A step by step process designed to make it easy to consult, implement and deliver results for your clients. Provides the tools, methodology and insights to help you plan, track and optimize your programs.


 Automated Identification of Waste and Abuse

This session focuses on best practices for automated monitoring of card programs to detect and prevent potential fraud, waste and abuse. The product demonstration will highlight why Oversight Insights On Demand is dramatically superior to audit sampling, and how policies and controls can be equally applied across the enterprise to quickly identify high risk and cost-reduction opportunities.

In this demonstration, attendee will:

  • Learn which Insights are delivering the most value to program administrators, allowing them to inspect what they expect from their policies
  • Discover how to monitor 100% of transactions and deliver immediate, actionable insights that optimize and improve their organization’s card spend
  • Hear from Oversight customers and how they benefit from Insights On Demand

NAPCP Silver Partner Sponsor

 Reducing Costs and Creating Efficiency in Accounts Payable through Automation and Workflow

A/P Advantage provides the opportunity to realize savings and maximize efficiency through automation of the accounts payable process. Attendees will discover how PNC can provide a centralized location for invoice receipt, capture data from those invoices, and present images and data in a workflow tool that allows approvers to route invoices electronically and match to purchase orders. Determine your current cost per invoice and find out how you can achieve greater savings, efficiency, and captured discounts to transform your Accounts Payable department from a cost center to a profit center! 

In this demonstration, PNC will show you how to:

  • determine your current cost per invoice
  • achieve greater savings
  • maximize efficiency


Why a Fully Integrated Payables Strategy Can Increase Cash Flow and Drive Significant Savings

Optimizing your payment strategy can result in significant cost savings, better terms, and reduced processing errors. Even amid the aggressive belt-tightening of recent years, companies can extract unexpected value from their payables process. Many are under-leveraging payables options, including Commercial Cards, ePayables and network solutions as tools for cost control, pricing discounts, fraud mitigation, and float. In this session, attendees will learn how to find value from an integrated payables strategy across operations, how to analyze important suppliers, and maximize programs to positively impact cash flow.

As a result of attending this event, attendees will be able to:

  • Identify new areas where payment alternatives, including Commercial Cards and network solutions can improve cash flow
  • Analyze suppliers to spot opportunities for integrated payments
  • Evaluate underleveraged opportunities
  • Explain how a Commercial Card program can integrate with other forms of payables


NAPCP Alliance Partner Sponsor

 Scotiabank’s Visa Payable Automation (VPA)

This demonstration will focus on:

  • implementing Visa Payables Automation (VPA) to streamline payment and reconciliation processes
  • core client benefits of using this payment method
  • current market trends that could impact process efficiency and product adoption

As a result of attending this session, attendees will be able to:


  • understand Scotiabank’s VPA process flow
  • evaluate the feasibility of implementing the product in their company
  • explain the market trend and efficiencies this could lead toward


NAPCP Alliance Partner Sponsor

 Implementing a Card-Based Payment Solution for Greater Visibility into Payments Data

This session demonstrates the collaboration of an issuing bank and buying organization in successfully implementing a card-based, ePayables solution to reduce costs and inefficiencies associated with manual paper payments, while improving working capital management. TSYS, a global provider of issuer services and merchant payment acceptance for credit, debit, prepaid, healthcare and business solutions, will demonstrate TSYS Automated Payments, an ePayables tool providing businesses an efficient means to pay suppliers while reducing costs and exposure to risk.

As a result of this event, attendees will be able to:

  • implement an ePayables solution
  • explain the advantages of a card-based ePayables solution
  • communicate the advantages of card acceptance to suppliers
  • overcome suppliers’ objection to card acceptance


NAPCP Silver Partner Sponsor

 Keep Moving Forward—How to Accelerate Momentum in Your Electronic Payments

 On the payments automation spectrum, is your organization bleeding edge, just starting or in-between? Most organizations now use electronic payments to some degree. Even so, paper checks still exceed 50% of business payments. Clearly, when it comes to optimizing electronic payment tools, there is still considerable room for growth. In this session, we’ll review the barriers thwarting progress and introduce you to the innovative tools from U.S. Bank that are tearing those barriers down.

Learning Objectives:

  • Overcome technical challenges that keep buyers from getting started on epayments
  • Streamline the payment processing function to increase speed and efficiency
  • Reduce payment costs through payment automation

NAPCP Alliance Partner Sponsor

By The Numbers, using Visa tools to expand Commercial B2B Acceptance.

The success of your payables program relies on B2B supplier acceptance. This session will provide key insights into the challenges and value proposition of commercial payments for B2B suppliers. Visa will discuss the tools available to help you grow your payables program through further enablement of B2B suppliers. Part of the discussion will include a demonstration of Visa’s merchant ROI calculator that quantifies the potential savings from accepting Visa Commercial Payments.

Participants will learn to:

  • Understand the barriers and solutions to B2B supplier enrollment
  • Explain and quantify the value of acceptance to B2B suppliers
  • Create a strategy for enabling B2B supplier growth
  • Grow your payables program through increased commercial acceptance

NAPCP Alliance Partner Sponsor

 Maximizing Your Program Potential when Going Global
No matter who or how you pay, domestically or overseas, in U.S. dollars or local currencies, you need a card program that can provide you with a single expense management platform, and a team with multinational purchasing experience to help define the right capabilities for your global footprint. In this session, learn how to tailor a program for your unique business needs and help manage your foreign spending holistically.
As a result of attending this event, you will:
  • gain a solid understanding of how a true international card program is defined
  • learn considerations and assumptions for choosing and implementing a global program, along with unexpected pitfalls to avoid
  • see how reporting is critical to the success of your international efforts
  • take steps toward developing a plan to manage your foreign spend using options that best support your business needs


 Maximize the Power of ERP with the Financial Benefits and Ease-of-Use of a P-Card: Xponential – It’s about the Integration™

As P-Cards continue their evolutionary path of integration into SAP and other Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP) systems, organizations will be able to unlock process, control, and data efficiencies that are just not possible with stand-alone, interfaced P-Card technologies. During this product demonstration of Xponential—The ERP-CardSolution™, the audience will learn about the benefits and value that an ERP-integrated solution brings to an organization and the steps required to get to a fully integrated ERP-Card program. With Xponential, leverage your existing SAP investment, bring additional controls, eliminate data risk, and position your P-Card program for exponential e-commerce success!

Learn how to:

  • Evaluate greater efficiency in the ERP-Card control environment and reduce risks of the ERP-Card program
  • Understand the potential to leverage their SAP investments
  • Preview one single solution that cuts through the complexity of P-Cards, e-commerce and payment convergence
  • Realize an Xponential ROI for their organization


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