ATMIA and Payments Afrika Forge Strategic Partnership to Drive Innovation and Collaboration in the Payments Ecosystem - March 12, 2024

ATMIA and Payments Afrika Forge Strategic Partnership to Drive Innovation and Collaboration in the Payments Ecosystem

Tuesday, March 12, 2024

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Company: ATM Industry Association

ATM Industry Association (ATMIA) and Payments Afrika are pleased to announce a strategic partnership aimed at driving innovation and fostering collaboration within the payments ecosystem. By combining their respective strengths and resources, both organizations are poised to deliver greater value to their audiences and contribute to the continued evolution of the industry.

The partnership between ATMIA and Payments Afrika underscores a shared commitment to educate and empower individuals within the payments landscape. Through comprehensive education and awareness initiatives, the organizations aim to equip individuals with a deeper understanding of various payment methods, security measures, and emerging trends in the industry.

Furthermore, the collaboration will focus on promoting financial inclusion by advocating for initiatives that ensure all individuals, regardless of their background or location, have access to affordable and convenient financial services. Efforts will include supporting the expansion of ATM networks and the adoption of inclusive payment technologies to bridge the gap between the banked and unbanked populations.

Commenting on the partnership, Lonnie C. Talbert, CEO of ATMIA, said, "We are excited to join forces with Payments Afrika to advance innovation and collaboration within the payments ecosystem. Together, we will strive to empower our members with knowledge, promote financial inclusion, and facilitate information sharing to drive positive change."

As hubs for information sharing and research, ATMIA and Payments Afrika will provide valuable insights through reports, whitepapers, and industry analyses. These resources will enable businesses, policymakers, and the public to stay abreast of the latest trends, challenges, and opportunities in the payments and ATM sectors.

Kara Dean, Marketing and Operations Manager of Payments Afrika, stated, "Our partnership with ATMIA marks an important milestone in our collective efforts to shape the future of payments. By leveraging our combined expertise and resources, we are well-positioned to drive meaningful impact and drive positive change across the industry."

About ATMIA:

ATMIA is the leading non-profit trade association representing the entire global ATM industry. ATMIA serves more than 9,000 members from over 650 participating companies in 65 countries spanning the whole ATM ecosphere, including financial institutions, independent ATM deployers, equipment manufacturers, processors, and service providers.

About Payment Afrika:

Payments Afrika is a renowned independent news site catering to professionals and executives across various industries. With a focus on the evolving landscape of payments, banking, and technology, Payments Afrika delivers timely insights that empower decision-making and drive new opportunities, partnerships, and growth strategies. For more information, visit

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