ATMIA Canada Newsletter
ATMIA Canada Newsletter
Dear ATMIA Canada Member,
Welcome all to our final Newsletter for 2018. First of I would like to extend my seasonal best wishes to each and every one of our members. This season is filled with every emotion possible, A time of giving, a time of receiving, a time of sharing and the joy of being with your family. Please take all the best this season has to offer and join us in making your 2019 one of the best years ever.

In this issue you will find several industry related topic which may impact your business in 2019. One of my favourites is Payments Canada may allow access to the payments system (ACSS) for settlement. Click here to read more:

For those Board members who missed our Canada Board member meeting of December 13, 2018, you can sign in and listen to the recording.

Once again, enjoy this seasonal break and welcome 2019 with open arms.

Curt Binns
Executive Director, ATMIA Canada

ATMIA International Marketing Forum Announces Judges for ATMmys Marketing Awards Competition
The ATM Industry Association (ATMIA) is pleased to announce the official judges for the ATMmys, a marketing awards competition presented by the ATMIA International Marketing Forum (IMF). Judges for the three awards categories were selected for their marketing expertise and experience with their division.  
Overseeing the Digital section of awards submissions will be Terry Palmer, owner of Palmer Graphics in Lafayette, Louisiana. Palmer is an award-winning graphic designer, illustrator and fine artist with over three decades of experience in marketing and advertising design.

Reviewing Content submissions will be Joseph Grove. Grove is recipient of six Society of Professional Journalists Awards for his criticism and commentary and was the executive editor for from 2003-2013.

Video submissions will be reviewed by Annie Murmann, writer/producer at Goldfarb Weber Creative Media – a highly reputed, award-winning video production agency in Cleveland, Ohio. Murmann has been a script writer, producer and marketing professional for over seventeen years.

“The International Marketing Forum is excited to welcome these talented professionals as judges for our ATM industry marketing awards,” said Rebecca Hellmann, chairperson for ATMIA’s IMF and director of marketing for FCTI, Inc. “With such valuable insight the ATMmys are sure to highlight the best-of-the-best!”

The contest is currently free to all ATM industry participants and focuses on three major marketing categories.

Winners will be announced at the 2019 ATMIA US Conference, February 19 - 21, 2019, in Orlando, FL and first place winners will be invited to present their campaign in a follow-up IMF webinar post-show.

For more ATMmys contest information, click here.

Membership News

Jake Lawrence and James Neate Appointed to Lead Scotiabank's Global Banking and Markets Business

Scotiabank today announced that Jake Lawrence and James Neate will be appointed as Co-Group Heads to lead Scotiabank's Global Banking and Markets division. (click here to read the full story)
Next Canada Board Member Meeting
Thursday, March 21, 2019, 10 am
(click here to read the full story)

Industry News

Apple Pay Now Accepts Bank of America Cards in Canada
Apple Pay is now available with Canadian Bank of America card users. These users can now register their card information within the Apple Pay wallet. (click here to read the full story) 
Join the Future-Proofing of the ATM Industry

Over 200 companies have joined ATMIA’s Consortium for Next Gen ATMs which is developing a new API App model for future ATMs, including over 55 banks and financial institutions and the top IADs in the world. (click here to read the full story)
Canadian Demands for Speed and Convenience Influencing Payments Innovation

Canadian businesses and households are ready for better payment options, according to new data from Payments Canada.
The organization’s annual Payment Methods and Trends Report, released today, shows that Canadians are increasingly choosing digital payments and adopting new payment channels, demonstrating a growing appetite and readiness for payments innovation. (click here to read the full story)

Latest Insights from The Cash Repository

The Cash Repository is your source for a wide range of current data and information about the global role of cash in society, from a variety of sources.

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Brand Building Opportunity

Sponsoring ATMIA Canada Chapter newsletter can help your company build brand awareness, stay top of mind, increase customer loyalty and drive new sales.  

Member Rate = $500 for 1 Issue, or $1,000 for 3 Issues

Sponsorship includes:
  • Logo and website link in newsletter top box, right column
  • 500 word company backgrounder article with two photos placed in media library on ATMIA website for two years with distribution to global and regional members. If taking up 3 issue offer, same article can be shared via link in each of the following two newsletters
Email Curt Binns, Executive Director Canada Chapter, for more information.

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