|By PR Newswire||
|February 5, 2014 09:00 AM EST|
ATLANTA, Feb. 5, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Paybefore has chosen four InComm programs as winners in the 2014 Paybefore Awards including:
- InComm Infinite Aisle - Killer Technology and The Gotta-Have Mobile App
- SunPass Prepaid Toll Program - Best Travel Companion
- Speedway Speedy Rewards/Holiday Shipper - Up with Prepaid Marketing
- Man of Steel Vanilla MasterCard at Walmart - Best Dressed
InComm, a leading prepaid product and transaction services company, has previously been honored by Paybefore for their OneVanilla, Do It Yourself Home Improvement Gift Card and other programs.
For eight years, Paybefore Awards has conferred prestigious recognition of excellence in the worldwide prepaid, mobile and emerging payments industry. The awards are presented annually by Paybefore, whose publications are among the leading source of industry information for alternative payments executives.
"We are delighted to receive this recognition, and we look forward to developing innovative payment solutions that transform the shopping experience," said Brian Parlotto, executive vice president, InComm. "Consumers are looking for greater convenience in their daily lives and are seeking quicker and easier ways to pay. Retailers are responding to this trend by integrating new technologies and solutions, and we are proud to offer easy-to-use products and services that can be seamlessly integrated into existing POS systems to address the needs of on-the-go consumers."
InComm's programs were selected by a panel of five industry experts who served as judges for this year's competition, which - once again - included a record number of entries from around the world.
"An industry is only as good as its innovators. This year's Paybefore Awards have demonstrated that prepaid, emerging and mobile payments companies always find new ways to address consumer, government and business needs," said Loraine DeBonis, Paybefore editor-in-chief and chair of the judging panel. "We are proud to recognize InComm's contributions to advancing the industry."
"The companies and programs recognized in the 2014 Paybefore Awards are great of examples of what can be accomplished when innovators apply thoughtfulness and payments technology to address real-world needs," added Marilyn Bochicchio, Paybefore's CEO.
InComm and its partners now will vie for Best-in-Category distinction, which will be announced during the Paybefore Awards ceremony on March 4 at the All Payments Expo. For the second year, visitors to Paybefore.com will have a chance to vote on Best in Category. The outcome of this vote (counted as one-sixth of the total) will be combined with the five judges' picks to determine Best-in-Category honorees.
InComm is a leading provider of cutting-edge prepaid products, services and transaction technologies to retailers, brands and consumers. InComm supports more than 400,000 points of distribution and helps retailers build prepaid card destinations, connects brands with new markets and gives consumers a simple, secure shopping experience. InComm stays ahead of emerging trends by analyzing market needs and leveraging its global, innovative commerce platform, go-to-market expertise and extensive partner relationships. With 123 global patents, InComm is headquartered in Atlanta and has offices in North and South America, Europe and the Asia-Pacific region. For more information, visit www.incomm.com or follow us on Twitter at www.twitter.com/incomm.
Paybefore is the leading information provider to prepaid, mobile and emerging payments industry professionals, offering the latest news, commentary and analysis. Paybefore's family of industry publications includes: Paybefore.com; Pay NewsTM; Pay GovTM; Pay WeekTM; Pay Op-EdTM; Pay MagazineTM, a biannual print publication featuring in-depth articles on the opportunities, challenges and trends in the global payments industry; and the only industry directory, Pay ConnectTM buyer's guide, available online and in print. Visit us at www.paybefore.com.
SunPass® is Florida's prepaid electronic toll collection system, serving about two million customers statewide every day. SunPass transponders and SunPass Reload Cards may be purchased at thousands of retail locations in the Sunshine State. Residents and visitors enjoy the benefits of driving on all Florida toll roads and most bridges without the hassle of looking for change and without stopping or waiting in line to pay the toll. Visit us at SunPass.com.