About TCPA

The Card & Payments Awards recognise excellence and innovation across the industry. Each year many eligible organisations compete for one of the prestigious awards which are judged by an independent panel of industry experts. Entries open in July and close in September each year.

The Card & Payments Awards remains one of the leading networking events of the year for the UK and Irish card and payments industry. With over 1,100 guests attending on the night, from over 300 different companies, and with a compelling list of blue-chip sponsors. Michael Harty started the event 17 years ago. The Card & Payments Awards has been instrumental in recognising success and achievement in the Payments arena over the last two decades. Each Year The Card & Payments Awards concludes with its infamous Industry Achievement Award.

The Card & Payments Awards are open across the different categories to credit, debit, prepaid and charge card issuers, co-brands, merchant acquirers, payment processors and other payments companies in the UK and Republic of Ireland. The Awards are also now open to companies based in Europe, who are offering programmes or initiatives within the UK market. Retailers are eligible to enter payments-related products and services into the Awards. There are a range of categories covering key disciplines and offering organisations the opportunity to showcase achievements. Success at the Awards can be used to enhance consumer facing communications.

After a detailed judging process the Awards culminate in a prestigious Dinner and Awards ceremony. Each year more than 1,100 key players from across the industry join together to celebrate industry achievements.

Meet the team

Michael Harty
Managing Director
+ 44 020 71832118
Marie O’Callaghan
Sales and Marketing Director
+44 020 71832118
Liza Rebecca Walsh
Event Director
+44 7950 139908 / 020 71832778


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