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IPpay, a wholly-owned subsidiary of Convergence Technologies, Inc., and a leading global, electronic payment processing solutions provider, is proud to announce that they have become the officially recommended credit card processor for Exhibition Services & Contractors Association (ESCA) members. With this new agreement with IPPay, ESCA will be able to offer their members (firms engaged in providing services and materials for the meetings, exhibition and hospitality industry) significant benefits with their credit card processing transactions, including discounted processing, industry leading security and technological excellence.

As the only payments partner for ESCA, IPpay’s leading edge technology, coupled with its highly trained technical support, is positioned to add high value to ESCA’s members by providing a secure, streamlined and cost-effective credit card and ACH acceptance solution. The fast, secure payment processing provided by IPpay will be of great value to ESCA’s members that provide services to, or that own, produce or provide full service management of tradeshows, consumer shows, expositions, conferences and/or similar events as a substantial part of their business.  IPpay provides a fault-free, rapid and technologically sound payment solution.

“We are thrilled to partner with IPpay and be able to offer these outstanding payment services and solutions to our U.S. and Canadian members,” says ESCA Executive Director Larry Arnaudet. “We selected IPpay to be our officially recommended payments provider because they present a consolidated one solution service, offering a merchant account, payment gateway and ACH processing all through one company. IPpay affords the opportunity for our members and 3,500 contacts to save substantial money on processing fees with an added layer of data security backed by years of technical expertise.”

IPpay’s benefits include:

  • IPpay’s direct communications with the card brand networks eliminates the need for a third party gateway, while saving money and enabling Interchange optimization with the lowest Interchange rate for every transaction
  • Recurring Payment Assurance: Transactions processed automatically for payments that occur on a regular schedule
  • Electronic Payments:  E-Check Processing, ACH/Direct deposit
  • Batch Processing:  Processing large quantities of payments at once
  • Secure Real-time Reporting: Single point-of-contact for reconciliation and review
  • Virtual Terminal: No costly POS hardware and software
  • Low cost Gateway: Service that authorizes payments for merchants
  • Free Tokenization: Protecting sensitive data by replacing it with an algorithm with the account number held in a secure token vault
  • Address (AVS) and CVV Verification (Card Verification Value):  A three or four digit verification number string
  • Month to Month contract: No early termination fees
  • Account Continuator: Allowing successful processing of expired cards on recurring transactions
  • Account Updater:  Provides updated card numbers and expiration dates from lost, stolen or reissued cards, to ensure uninterrupted recurring payments

“IPpay is excited to partner with ESCA and its member organizations, to offer industry specific payment processing, with robust security, outstanding service and technological support,” says Matt Miller, managing director of revenue, IPpay.

IPpay was an exhibitor and sponsor for ESCA’s Summer Educational Conference at the La Costa Spa and Golf Resort in Carlsbad, Calif., with programs and exhibits designed for attendees to learn the latest in industry trends.

IPpay is a global, electronic payment processing solutions provider and financial services facilitator. Their mission is to provide reliable, secure and cost-effective merchant payment services. IPpay supports all types of card and ACH processing and specializes in Card Not Present, Recurring Payments along with Leasing and Processing Advance Loans that support our global customer’s growth and profitability. IPpay was founded to solve Card-Not-Present (CNP) issues for recurring payments, and in the process, has built a platform that provides simple implementation and seamless integration. IPpay offers month-to-month agreements, no early termination fees, a low- to zero-cost gateway fee, Tokenization, expired card billing services and uninterrupted recurring transactions. IPpay is a single source solution for processing credit card payments. ConVergence Technologies, Inc., founded in 1995, is the parent company of MitoTec, LLC; CTIconnect, LLC; and IPpay, LLC. For more info, visit www.IPpay.com.

ConVergence Technologies, Inc., has been providing administrative and management support services to multiple business units since 1995.  In 2017, ConVergence Technologies, Inc. organized its business units into three wholly owned subsidiaries of ConVergence Technologies, Inc.: CTIconnect LLC, IPpay LLC, and MitoTec LLC. The ConVergence family of companies continue to offer solutions for credit card processing, financial services, wholesale high speed internet access, wholesale voice services, IPTV, compliance solutions, networking infrastructure, data center services including hosting, remote back-up, co-location and disaster recovery, computer networking hardware and software, and leading industry hardware and energy services. Headquartered in Riviera Beach, FL and with resources in Illinois, Michigan, Kentucky, Colorado, Virginia, Pennsylvania, Indiana and Texas, ConVergence Technologies is “Where Best of Class Technologies ConVerge.” For more info, visit www.convergencetec.com.

ESCA (Exhibition Services & Contractors Association) is dedicated to the advancement of the exhibition, meeting and special events industries. Through the education, information exchange and level of professionalism shared by members and their customers, ESCA promotes cooperation among all areas of the exhibition industry. Since 1970 ESCA has provided a unified voice for service contractors and their partners in the exhibition industry. ESCA now has more than 160 member companies throughout the U.S., Canada and Mexico and maintains alliances with IAEE (International Association of Exhibitors and Events), TSEA (Trade Show Exhibitors Association), and CEIR (Center for Exhibition Industry Research) to promote the exhibition industry. For more info, visit www.esca.org.

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