Monday, March 10 -
Wednesday, March 12, 2025

Loews Portofino Bay Hotel at Universal Orlando

Registration Will Open in the Fall!

About ePayConnect

The conference that connects payments people!


with industry experts


your training budget


with your peers and leading solution providers


the changing payments industry


in thought-provoking discussion


the future of payments


your payments business and strategic direction

ePayConnect 2025 will be held March 10 - 12, 2025 at Loews Portofino Bay Hotel at Universal Orlando. 

At ePayConnect you will interact with and learn from industry leaders sharing valuable insight into all payments channels, including legacy systems and faster payments innovations. Plan now to attend to propel your understanding of payments trends, new products and technology solutions, important risk and compliance issues, and the latest opportunities for improving operational efficiency.

With timely, robust content; dynamic speakers; and a more affordable registration fee than most conferences, ePayConnect offers the best investment of training dollars in the industry.

ePayConnect Includes: 

5 General Sessions and 20 Concurrent Sessions within these tracks:

  • Operations
  • Fraud
  • Products
  • Technology
  • Executive

Continuing Education

Timely and Relevant
Payment Topics

Pre-Conference Workshops


Keynotes and Product Showcases

Registration Details

  • Your Guide for Attending ePayConnect

    Follow these steps to plan to join over 350 payments industry stakeholders at ePayConnect.

  • Your Journey to ePayConnect:

  • Justify your trip to earn your annual continuing education credits and/or to find solutions for your organization

  • Register now to secure your spot to join over 300 of your payments peers

  • Book your hotel room ASAP, especially if you plan to stay an extra day or two. We cannot guarantee rooms once our block is full or after February 7. Plan a trip to the park; express pass included with room key!

  • 30-60 days before: Make your transportation plans (book flights, rent car, etc.)

  • One week before: Download the conference app to plan your agenda, book meetings, and socialize

  • Once you have arrived to ePayConnect plan on:

  • Attending the pre-conference workshops and and the welcome reception on the waterfront Harbor Piazza

  • Attending a fun evening networking reception - location TBD

  • Learning and networking while having fun!

$895 - Individual Attendee
$3,580 - Group Rate (Send 5 from your organization and/or bring clients)

Pre-conference Workshops are included for all attendees

Register your entire team, send someone from each department, or bring a customer with you as part of your group! Your primary attendee registers themselves online and adds the other four individuals to the group under their registration.

$250 - Includes guest badge to access to all meals and two networking receptions, including access to Universal Studios.

Guest Pass will not have access to attend sessions. 

2024 Agenda at a Glance

Below is the agenda outline for the 2024 event. The agenda is subject to change.

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March 11

9:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m. ET

Pre-Conference Workshops
(included for all attendees)

4:00 p.m. - 5:00 p.m. ET

Opening Kickoff General Session

6:30 p.m. - 9:30 p.m. ET

Welcome Reception
(Platinum Sponsorhip Available)


March 12

8:30 a.m. - 3:30 p.m. ET

General Sessions, Concurrent Track Sessions, Exhibit Hall

3:30 p.m. - 10:00 p.m. ET

Park Access & Main Networking Reception at Universal Studios
(Sponsored by NICE Actimize)


March 13

8:30 a.m. - 2:00 p.m. ET

General Sessions, Concurrent Track Sessions, Exhibit Hall

1:40 p.m. - 2:40 p.m. ET

Closing Keynote
Chad Foster
Red Hat Executive
Keynote Speaker & Author


Networking Events

Monday Event

March 11, 2024

The Welcome Reception taking place outside on the piazza at the Loews Portofino Bay Resort. Attendees will enjoy food and drinks in a reserved area to enjoy the beauty of the sunset on the water and all the lights as dusk turns to night.

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Tuesday Event

March 12, 2024

The Main Networking Reception is taking place at Universal Studios. Attendees will enjoy food and drinks in a reserved area to enjoy the Mardi Gras parade. Sponsored by NICE Actimize, our Diamond Sponsor.

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Top 3 Reasons to Visit Universal Studios

1. Two Parks in One Place: From the Wizarding World of Harry Potter to Jurassic Park and The Simpsons, there's something for everyone, plus express pass included with Loews room key!

2. The magical Wizarding World of Harry Potter: Explore Hogwarts Castle, Diagon Alley, and Hogsmeade and even ride the Hogwarts Express. Don't miss the butterbeer; frozen is our favorite.

3. Innovative Attractions: You can experience heart-pounding adventures on attractions like The Incredible Hulk Coaster, Revenge of the Mummy, and The Amazing Adventures of Spider-Man. 

Click here for Universal Orlando® Resort Exclusive Meeting Attendees Discounted After 2PM Tickets


Connect, strategize, and build your business with a Sponsorship, Exhibit Booth, or Product Showcase at ePayConnect 2024! 


Download the Partner Packet


View the Expo Hall Floor Plan

Thank you to our 2024 partners!

Loews Portofino Bay Hotel

Relax in surroundings inspired by the beauty, romance and charm of the picturesque seaside village of Portofino, Italy. Tempting outdoor cafes and shops dot the piazza around a serene harbor. Three enticing pools offer every level of relaxation.

Guests of the hotel also enjoy exclusive Universal Orlando Resort benefits, including free Universal Express Unlimited to skip the regular lines at participating rides and attractions at Universal Studios Florida and Universal's Islands of Adventure (valid theme park admission required.

Discounted Room Block Deadline

Extended to February 29!

ePayConnect 2024 attendees will receive a discounted room rate of $295 per night ++. Rooms are limited at both options and rooms are subject to the hotel's current availability

Loews Portofino Bay Hotel is nearly sold out.

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Additionally, there are many hotels within 5 miles of the Loews Portofino Bay Hotel that you can search for as well, such as the DoubleTree by Hilton at the entrance of Universal, Hard Rock Hotel at Universal Studios, and Residence Inn Universal.

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Payments Awards presented at ePayConnect

ePayResources’ Richard R. Oliver Leadership in Payments Award is named for its first recipient, the former Executive Vice President of the Federal Reserve Bank who led their efforts to provide efficient and reliable Automated Clearing House services and to advance the payments industry through meaningful partnerships. Presented annually at our ePayConnect conference, the award honors an individual, team, or organization that has demonstrated exemplary leadership in the implementation, promotion, or support of electronic payments. The recipient is a payments ambassador whose work has contributed to the efficiency, security, and growth of the industry.

Our Innovation in Payments Award, also presented at ePayConnect, honors an individual, team, or organization that has demonstrated significant achievement in developing or implementing innovative payments solutions or technologies that facilitate industry adoption of emerging payments solutions including RTP® and FedNow®. The recipient is a payments influencer who has broken ground inside or outside their organization to propel industry advancement.

Nominations are open now for the 2024 award; submissions will be accepted at the link below through February 9, 2024.

Laura Steele

Laura Steele, retired CEO, ePayResources receives the 2023 Richard R. Oliver Leadership in Payments Award.

Joe Proto

Joe Proto was recognized with ePayResources' first-ever Lifetime Achievement award in 2022. 

DJ Seeterlin

DJ Seeterlin, Chief Innovation Strategy Officer, Chesapeake Bank receives the 2023 Innovation in Payments Award.

Justify Your Trip

No financial institution, corporate payments stakeholder, or solution provider can afford to miss ePayConnect 2024!

This is the conference to attend to stay current on the latest developments in payments at the best prices in the industry! When you consider the expertise of our speakers, the timeliness of our content, and the practical knowledge you will gain, the value of ePayConnect cannot be beat!

Here's How to Make Your Boss Agree:

Simply download the "Justify Your Trip" Word document below, edit as you see fit, and submit to your manager. Then watch as your boss says, Yes, you can absoutely attend ePayConnect 2024."

Contact Us

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