During next week’s Prepaid Expo USA conference at The Peabody Orlando, Florida, the Incentive Gift Card Council will host its first meeting of 2013 from 9 to 11 a.m. on March 4. The meeting will include the following:
•A networking breakfast
•State of the council and legislative update
•Real-time state-of-the-industry survey
•“Mobile Wallets and Their Impact on Gift Cards in B2B” panel discussion
The panel discussion, which begins at 10 a.m., focuses on how gift cards, particularly gift card issued in the $26-billion B2B gift-card segment, fit into the mobile wallet movement. The panel will be hosted by Richard K. Crone of Crone Consulting and includes the following panelists: Patrick Gauthier, Paypal; CJ MacDonald, founder of Gyft; and Kristen Thiry, project manager for Discover.
Interested participants can register for the meeting here