Reed Exhibitions, organizers of the CNP Summit and parent of Card Not Present, today announced it has postponed CNP Summit 2020, originally scheduled to begin on May 19. The announcement comes as concerns over the coronavirus and Covid-19 are forcing events, businesses and schools around the world to temporarily shutter. Reed said it will continue to monitor the situation closely and provide updates about future dates as soon as they are available.
“Given the unprecedented impact of this global pandemic, prioritizing the health and safety of CNP Summit attendees, sponsors and exhibitors is paramount,” said D.J. Murphy, editor-in-chief of Card Not Present. “We are committed to serving the e-commerce payments and fraud market and supporting our community in the months ahead.”
Murphy noted that while much of the economy will be adversely affected, certain verticals within e-commerce may continue to thrive and, thus, remain targets for fraudsters. To arm fraud fighters, payment experts and risk management professionals in this challenging environment, therefore, CNP is taking the CNP Summit online. Look for details in the next few weeks on how to participate.
“We recognize how important business continuity is for the e-commerce, digital payments and fraud prevention space,” Murphy said. “Our top priority is to provide them the means to stay connected with one another safely as well as the information they need during a time of heightened activity and risk management urgencies.”