Make an Impact on the Future of U.S. Payments

Join the U.S. Payments Forum today and work alongside constituents from the entire ecosystem to drive implementation of emerging payment technologies in the U.S.


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Have an impact on the introduction of new and emerging payment technologies in the U.S. Join the U.S. Payments Forum and be part of the only organization representing the entire payments ecosystem, including global brands, issuers, merchants, processors, domestic debit networks, mobile payments providers, eCommerce security solutions, industry suppliers, and more. Through Forum activities, you will have the opportunity to address the implementation of a wide range of emerging technologies relevant to the U.S. payments infrastructure, including EMV, tokenization, card-not-present fraud mitigation technologies, encryption, and mobile and contactless payments.

Hear from members about the value they receive through membership in the Forum.

The Forum offers many benefits, including member meeting participation, working committee membership, access to white papers, educational resources, and members-only content, networking opportunities, and much more.

Ready to join? Find the membership application here.


Maximize Electric Vehicle Charging Payments: The Power of Using MCC 5552
Maximize Electric Vehicle Charging Payments: The Power of Using MCC 5552

A new infographic providing best practices and education on using the correct EV MCC.

Migrating Fleet Cards to EMV
Migrating Fleet Cards to EMV

A new resource to help payment stakeholders understand what is involved in the shift to EMV fleet transactions, and to provide insight on the current migration status.

Payments Resource Brief
Payments Resource Brief – Synthetic ID

A new resource that highlights fraud trends related to synthetic IDs and suggests ways to identify and mitigate this fraud.

Public Electric Vehicle Charging Terminal Payment Flow Guidelines
Public Electric Vehicle Charging Terminal Payment Flow Guidelines

A new resource that provides high-level considerations for clarifying ways to pay at public EV charging stations.

Regulation II Clarification for Debit Routing White Paper
Regulation II Clarification for Debit Routing

A new resource that explores the technical and operational impacts of the July 2023 Reg II update on various industry stakeholders.

Real-Time Payments with Mobile WP
Real-Time Payments with Mobile

A new resource aimed at educating the industry on real-time payments use cases on mobile devices.


Updates from the Forum

Committee comprised of payments luminaries from top organizations will guide Forum priorities

REDWOOD CITY, Calif., January 23, 2024 – The U.S. Payments Forum today announces its 2024 Steering Committee and Officers. The group is the cornerstone of the organization, serving as a leadership entity within the Forum. Their work is essential in achieving the Forum’s mission to enable the efficient, timely and effective implementation of emerging and existing payment technologies in the U.S. market and beyond. The group is comprised of payments leaders representing top global and domestic payment networks, merchants, issuers, acquirers and industry suppliers.

US Payments Forum Fall Market Snapshot: The Future of Digital Payments, Biometrics, AI and Mobile Point of Sale

REDWOOD CITY, Calif., December 6, 2023 – The U.S. Payments Forum is providing an inside look at the industry with its latest market snapshot. It offers perspectives from key stakeholders, including payment networks, technology innovators, leading merchants, issuers, acquirers and payment processors. The insights provided in the snapshot were gathered during the Forum’s recent Fall Member Meeting in Charlotte, North Carolina, which brought together hundreds of payments professionals from across the ecosystem and included a keynote address delivered by Bank of America and Netflix.

Payments leaders from Bank of America, Netflix will deliver the keynote address.

REDWOOD CITY, Calif., October 11, 2023 – The U.S. Payments Forum is bringing together the industry’s top decision-makers for its upcoming Fall Member Meeting. The past year has been a transformative time for the payments ecosystem, with rapid innovations in AI, instant payments and digitization shaping the market. The Fall Member Meeting will allow stakeholders to explore this progress through cross-industry collaboration and professional development opportunities, creating a neutral space to address emerging trends and potential pain points.

Forum Events

2024 U.S. Payments Forum Fall Meeting

Newport, RI
November 12-13, 2024

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Are You Involved in U.S. Payments?

If you or your company is involved in EMV migration or new payments technology, we’re here to help you navigate. Membership in the U.S. Payments Forum includes face-to-face quarterly meetings, industry networking, participation in working committees dedicated to specific verticals, access to educational resources and webinars and complimentary newsletters. Join today.