Industry Thought Leaders Headline IOFM Payments Summit Agenda

Institute of Finance and Management

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

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RD Whitney
Executive Director
IOFM
rwhitney@divcom.com
(207) 842-5601

ibml is Title Sponsor of Inaugural Event to be Held September 25-27 in Las Vegas

PORTLAND, MAINE, June 25, 2013 -- The Institute of Finance & Management (IOFM), the leading source of information tools and resources for financial professionals, today announced that more than 35 payments industry thought leaders will headline IOFM's Payments Summit, to be held September 25-27 at the Paris Las Vegas Hotel & Casino. IOFM is part of Diversified Communications.

IOFM also announced that ibml is the title sponsor of this year's Payments Summit with Commerce Bank serving as the Gold Sponsor. Other confirmed exhibitors and sponsors for IOFM's Payments Summit will include most of the largest providers of payments automation solutions and services.

"The payments industry is undergoing historic change as it integrates new electronic processes with existing paper-based transactions, incorporates new payment channels, and grapples with ever-increasing requirements for security, control and tracking," said ibml Chief Marketing Officer Dan Lucarini. "Banks and billers must develop strategies for managing these challenges, and ibml is pleased to sponsor this IOFM forum on best practices and emerging technologies for managing payments in today's environment."

Confirmed speakers at IOFM's Payments Summit represent many of the largest financial institutions and corporate billers in the country, including PNC, Verizon, In Touch Ministries, Illinois National Bank, JPMorgan Chase, Athena Health, Fifth Third Bank, NYLife, Citibank, and Zions Bank.

The Payments Summit agenda also includes a presentation by the Federal Reserve Bank and sessions led by leading industry research and advisory firms McKinsey & Co., and Celent. Other confirmed speakers represent Berkheimer OutSourcing, Data Dimensions, CDS Global, SourceHOV, MAVRO Imaging, WAUSAU, Transcentra, Creditron, Elan Financial Services, and Canon Business Solutions.

"IOFM is thrilled to have such prominent thought leaders participate in our 2013 Payments Summit," said IOFM Executive Director RD Whitney. "As emerging technologies and innovative processing approaches revolutionize the payments industry, it is more important than ever to hear from thosewho are 'leading the way.' Through speakers from leading billers and banks, and state-of-the art solutions from companies like ibml and Commerce Bank, IOFM's Payments Summit will help payments professionals learn how to drive better business outcomes in this changing environment."

The IOFM Payments Summit will explore best practices for payments processing and clearing, including the opportunities, challenges and business drivers for emerging payments technologies and processes. Through interactive panel discussions, end-user case study presentations, and visionary keynote addresses, attendees will learn best practices for remittance and lockbox processing, ACH, remote payments capture, integrated receivables, mobile payments, outsourcing and more.

IOFM's Payments Summit is especially designed for mid- to senior-level managers and strategists involved with payment processing operations, treasury and cash management, or accounts receivable.

Mark Brousseau, president of Brousseau & Associates is executive director of the event.

About IOFM
The Institute of Finance & Management (IOFM) is the leading source of events, peer networks, training/certification, information tools and resources for Controllers, Accounts Payable, Payments and Corporate Foundation professionals. IOFM runs the Senior Accounts Payable Leadership Network and the Corporate Foundation Executive Leadership Network, two peer-based networks providing insight, best practices and proprietary research through private, in-person meetings. IOFM also hosts the largest dedicated Accounts Payable events in the country, taking place each Fall (10/21-10/23 in Las Vegas) and bringing together hundreds of AP professionals, and is launching the Controllers Conference & Expo in Q1 of 2014. With a rapidly growing membership, and a keen understanding of the issues and content of the most importance to finance professionals, IOFM is your partner to help improve your departments' performance, and advance your career. For more information, visit www.iofm.com or e-mail rwhitney@divcom.com.

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