The 8th Swedbank Baltic Card Payment Forum & Expo took place in Radisson Blu Hotel Latvija, Riga. Here are just some highlights of the event:

  • Swedbank and MasterCard presented ways to save merchants time and money while creating better customer experience.
  • Practitioners shared their best practice in payments and forecast 2017 developments.
  • Seven exhibitors presented their latest technologies: Ashburn, Astro Baltics, CHD, EPS, Hansab, Nixor and Verifone.
  • Andrew McClelland shared experiences of omni-channel retail and retail trend spotter Cate Trotter spoke about the future of technology in retail.

Please find the gallery of the event below.

Thank you for participating!

Raulis Üksvärav
Swedbank Group
Head of Baltic Acquiring Products

2016 Summary


Hansab is the leading provider of innovative business solutions for the finance, transport, retail and public sector organisations, based in the Baltics, Finland and Belarus. With 16 offices across the operating markets and over 300 professionals, Hansab offers a Pan-Baltic service network.
Unique with the comprehensive product portfolio, Hansab services more than 60 000 devices. As official channel partner, Hansab sells products and solutions from the leading manufacturers such as Ingenico, NCR, Glory Global Solutions, Qmatic and other. Key services involve consultation, software development and integration, sales, installation and after sales support.
This year, together with Swedbank, Hansab introduced the Smart Payment Terminal and contactless payment solutions to the Baltic markets, making card payments acceptable everywhere even faster.
Verifone is service provider of electronic payment solutions tailored to fit businesses of all sizes and needs. We provide with latest electronic payment technologies and solutions ranged from stand-alone, mobile, integrated, unattended solutions. We assure safe and fast transactions delivering payment solutions which satisfy the needs of card holders and merchants.
For already 25 years Computer Hardware Design Ltd (CHD) has been a manufacturer and distributor of cash registers and POS systems. The company is based in Riga, Latvia offering full range of products and services to every type of retailer. Company’s annual turnover is ~10 million euros.
CHD will take part in the 8th Swedbank Baltic annual Card Payment Forum presenting cash registers with integrated payment card terminals. Such integration helps to reduce transaction time and avoid possible errors.
Nixor is pan-Baltic IT & security technology company, mainly focused on introducing of comprehensive IT-business solutions in four market sectors: retail, hospitality, shipping and catering.
Our goal is to be the primary IT partner for all our customers. With our services and solutions the customer has always possibility to get the most complete IT solution that contains all necessary software, hardware and consultation & training to deploy the needed solution. We also provide after-sales service by offering Helpdesk with 1-3 level support to insure full support & maintenance for the users and systems. Through the 20 years of active business Nixor has launched firstly many new & innovative products on the market, which has given customers the opportunity to manage their business more efficiently.
EPS LT is a reliable and well known service provider in Baltic countries, Ukraine and Belarus, having over 20 years of experience in the area of information technology, finance and data processing. EPS LT develops and provides innovative services and solutions for:
  • Payments transaction switching;
  • Health insurance management;
  • Loyalty (CRM) and analytical systems;
  • Non-bank payment card management;
  • Systems of payment collection;
  • Sales of electronic goods and services.
We are flexible in developing solutions based on individual customer needs. Among our clients and partners are the biggest regional and international retail chains and petrol station networks, banks, health insurance companies and telecommunication operators as well as merchants from SSE and SME segments.
JSC “ASHBURN International” provides POS terminal network management, payment card acceptance and loyalty system solutions. Company was established in 1998 and since 2003 is a member of “Penki kontinentai” group.
„TransLink.iQ“ is the in-house developed solution for POS terminal network management and payment card acceptance. ASHBURN manages POS terminal network, provides operator training, merchant consultancy and 24/7 troubleshooting services. Since 2007 company‘s authorization center is annually certified under PCI DSS Level 1 standart. POS terminal application “TransLink.iQ SmartPOS” is PA-DSS certified.
“ASHBURN International” provides loyalty and payment program development and management services based on its “PayLo” system.
Astro Baltics is an IT company with over 18 years of experience. Our aim is to offer more complex and clever IT solutions to help you build a smart and easily administrative company.
Our main focus is developing and integrating business software NOOM and other IT-solutions such as self-service, digital advertising, payments, POS systems and fuelling stations.
NOOM helps you manage your company’s finance, salaries, personnel and customers. Our software NOOM is used in companies that specialize in production, retail and wholesale to manage inventory, production processes and employee working time.
We are the leading developer of service station software in Estonia with solutions for payments, forecourt device controllers and hardware.
Astro Baltics in numbers – more than 2000 NOOM installations and PAN-Baltic solutions, 1000 POS systems with card payment, over 200 kiosks and payment terminals, 90% of pharmacies and more than 100 service stations in Estonia use our software NOOM.
Astro Baltics is the developer of business software NOOM, certified partner of Telema and Omniva, gold partner of ESET and owner of forecourt controller Doms PSS 5000 Certificate. Your best partner in IT! www.astrobaltics.eu

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