ATMIA Salutes the ATM Industry and all its Unsung Champions
Dear ATMIA member,
Thank you for your continued support of ATMIA! Your industry association appreciates YOU and the work you do in ensuring ATMs and cash provision continue during the pandemic.
On a human level, our hearts go out to those affected by this public health tragedy in a personal way.
We salute the unsung champions of the industry who are working throughout the covid-19 lockdowns to keep ATMs replenished and sanitized for use by millions of citizens in need of cash or other banking services. There are many stories of people who have needed cash to pay for food, medicine, emergency supplies and even rescheduled flights to get home before becoming stranded in a foreign country. ATMs help to keep services going when so much of society and the economy is simply shutting down. They are the trusted face of self-service banking in the pandemic.
Meanwhile, ATMIA is defending the role of cash and ATMs against opportunistic agencies trying to unfairly single out cash for bad publicity to depress its use. Our new Coronavirus and ATMs portal is a resource for you to assist in reassuring the public about how to continue to use cash throughout the global crisis.
Soon, we will be sending out a member survey to hear about your concerns and requests for advocacy support for the industry, including regarding planning for the post-pandemic period.
In the meantime, stay safe and strong, we are with you.
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