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August 27, 2018

Everything Payments Industry Professionals Need to Know About WSAA 2018

Cole Godsey

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Cole Godsey

Everything Payments Industry Professionals Need to Know About WSAA 2018

ISO Agent Guide to WSAA 2018

As a current or prospective ISO agent, a key to your success is engaging with payments industry leaders and building your network.

One great resource is the Western States Acquirers Association (WSAA), host to one of the best payments industry trade shows in 2018. Here’s what you need to know about the event:


This annual conference is coordinated by WSAA, a not-for-profit, independent forum.

WSAA keeps acquirers, Independent Service Organizations (ISOs) and Merchant Level Salespeople (MLSs) educated and informed on the financial services industry.

WSAA 2018 

This year’s conference, takes place September 12-13, 2018 at the Hyatt Regency Scottsdale Resort and Spa at Gainey Ranch in Arizona.

The event kicks off with The Ken Elderts Memorial Golf Tournament at TPC Scottsdale and includes an opening reception, after parties, breakout sessions, and keynote speaker, Ken Schmidt, Director of Communications Strategy for Harley-Davidson Motor Company. Check out the full WSAA 2018 agenda.


WSAA welcomes, “...all who want to attend our educational seminars and breakout sessions tailored for professional bankcard sales representatives like ISOs, MLSs, and technology companies serving financial institutions and consumer retail sectors.

Trade shows like WSAA 2018 provide a great opportunity to advance your ISO agent career and learn more about the profession.

If this sounds like a solid way to spend a few days in September, you should register for the event.

Connect With Electronic Merchant Systems

As one of the leading providers in the payments industry, Electronic Merchant Systems (EMS) is excited to attend WSAA 2018.

We invite you to stop by booth 73 and meet our team. We are eager to speak with current and prospective ISO agents and industry professionals. Until then, connect with us on LinkedIn, Twitter, and Facebook and click the link below to directly contact EMS today!

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