CA-based AccountNow was honored as a finalist in the category of Best Unbanked and Underserved Program as part of the Prepaid Card Awards at the 2007 Prepaid Card Expo. AccountNow’s VISA-and MasterCard-branded prepaid cards provide millions of consumers who do not have traditional banking or checking accounts additional choices for making purchases and paying bills with the convenience and safety of FDIC deposit insurance, electronic payments, financial education and an innovative tool to help building a new credit history. The cards are issued by MetaBank and Palm Desert National Bank. Prepaid Media provides a host of business-to-business media and information services to the rapidly growing network branded prepaid and stored value card industry. AccountNow is a leading provider of financial solutions for the 40 million US consumers who do not have established credit or traditional banking relationships.
U.S. Bank’s “ReliaCard VISA” was selected as a finalist in the category of “Best Government or Disaster Relief Card Program” at an awards dinner presentation during the 2007 Prepaid Card Expo in Las Vegas. The U.S. Bank “ReliaCard VISA” is a reloadable prepaid card designed to replace costly paper checks in a broad range of recurring government cash disbursement activities such as child support and unemployment insurance benefit payments. The introduction of the “ReliaCard VISA” in 2001 marked the first time a network-branded prepaid card had been used for government agency disbursements. Prepaid Media provides a host of business-to-business media and information services to the rapidly growing network branded prepaid and stored value card industry.
Prepaid Media has handed-out the following awards: “Best Consumer Promotion Program” to AJ Prindle & Company for Ford Motor and Bank Of America; “Best Unbanked And Underserved Program” to the “Wal-Mart Prepaid VISA”; “Best Payroll Card” to Brinker International; “Best Corporate Incentive Program” to “American Suzuki Motor”; “Best Government or Disaster Relief Card Program” to the American Red Cross; “Most Innovative Product or Service” to Blackhawk Network; “Industry Achievement to the “Simon Gift Card”; and Industry Achievement to Nancy Gensburg, Founder, Swift Gift. Prepaid Media also announced the “2007 CDHC Awards” on its new new web portal “Paybefore”. “Paybefore” is dedicated to the network branded prepaid and stored value industry, including the payments industry and the many specific vertical markets served by network branded prepaid and stored value cards. Prepaid Media provides business-to-business media and information services.
Vicente Fox, President of Mexico, John Philip Coghlan, President and CEO, VISA USA are among the speakers to keynote the upcoming “2007 Prepaid Card Expo” in Las Vegas. The 2007 Prepaid Card Expo is sponsored by a number of industry leading companies. Gold Sponsors include: Galileo Processing, Green Dot Corporation, Meta Payment Systems, and Visa. Silver and Track Sponsors include: American Express, Carlson Marketing, Discover Network, Experian, IDT Financial Services, and MasterCard. Prepaid Media provides a host of business-to-business media and information services to numerous emerging industries.