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Dear Business Partner,

Join us at the eMobilePOS Partner Expo Conference 2014 (EPEC 2014), an exclusive, by invitation only event, where all puzzle pieces of a successful mobile POS solution are brought together under one roof.

The POS market is faced with an unprecedented shift towards mobility. By attending EPEC 2014, you will gain valuable insight into mobile POS solutions across Apple, Android, and Windows platforms and the tools that will enable you to become a winner in this fast-growing market. Together with our robust eco-system of hardware and software partners, eMobilePOS enables full-feature mobile point-of-sale and payment solutions.

We look forward to welcoming you to EPEC 2014 at the exquisite Gran Melia resort in beautiful San Juan, Puerto Rico in January!

Register for EPEC 2014 Now

Download Invitation in PDF-format

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* The first 100 registrants who attend the eMobilePOS 101 or 201 courses at EPEC 2014 will receive a $300 certificate towards their hotel stay. Limit 1 per company. Expires 12/31/2013.

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Who should attend

Attendees

We are expecting the participation of value added resellers with technology, mobile technology, and payment processing business interests along with professionals with retail payment systems and solutions background.

  • VARs
  • System Integrators
  • Resellers
  • Payment Professionals
  • Accountants
  • Consultants

5 top reasons to attend

  1. Get the tools you need to become a winner in the rapidly growing mobile POS market.
  2. Learn about eMobilePOS solution offerings and become a certified eMobilePOS partner.
  3. Collaborate with our executive team and product experts.
  4. Meet our eco system of partners that will enable you to customize your own mobile POS solution and qualify for post-conference incentives and benefits to get your new year off to a great start.
  5. Combine EPEC 2014 with attendance at RSPA INSPIRE 2014, which takes place in the same hotel immediately following the EPEC conference and maximize the ROI of your trip.

Collaboration with RSPA

Maximize the ROI of your business trip by attending RSPA’s INSPIRE 2014 in Puerto Rico. The event takes place in the same hotel immediately following EPEC 2014. Click Here to find out what this year’s thought education summit is all about and why you should attend

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* The first 100 registrants who attend the eMobilePOS 101 or 201 courses at EPEC 2014 will receive a $300 certificate towards their hotel stay. Limit 1 per company. Expires 12/31/2013.

 

Register Now

Registration for the EPEC 2014 is complimentary.

Registration

Registration

  • Registration for the EPEC 2014 is FREE for invited guests and includes access to conference sessions and exhibition, food, beverage, kayak tour, and transfer to the hotel from the airport at total value of $1,295. Space is limited so sign up today.
  • The first 100 registrants to attend the eMobilePOS 101 or 201 courses will receive a $300 hotel certificate to use against their hotel stay. Limit 1 per company. This offer expires 12/31/2013.

Agenda

Preliminary Agenda

Download the agenda in PDF format (147 KB)

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Hotel & Travel

Hotel

Gran Meliá Golf Resort Puerto Rico is a highly sophisticated architectural gem nestled on Puerto Rico’s northeastern coast in Coco Beach, Río Grande. Gran Meliá Golf Resort Puerto Rico brings the privacy and exclusivity you deserve, and allows you the opportunity to escape from the rest of the world. Just a scenic 30 minutes from Luis Muñoz Marín International Airport and the greater San Juan.

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For your convenience, we negotiated a special rate of $175/night. | Book online or call or call 1-787-809-1770 (ref.code EPEC).

The hotel cut-off date for the eMobilePOS-discounted rate is January 10, 2014. Hotel reservations are based on availability when you submit your request.

Rooms must be booked by Dec 31, 2013 – will likely sell out sooner.

 

Air Travel

Luis Muñoz Marín International Airport (airport code: CJU) is the closest airport to the hotel.

 

Transfer

Transfer to the hotel will be offered complimentary to all EPEC attendees.

Event location

Gran Melia Golf Resort
200 Coco Beach Blvd. Highway 955-I
Río Grande, Puerto Rico 00745
Puerto Rico
Tel: 1-787-809-1770
Website: www.granmeliapr.com

Book online now | $175 night
or call 1-787-809-1770 (ref.code EPEC)

stamp kopiera_2_webRegister today and get a $300 hotel certificate*

* The first 100 registrants who attend the eMobilePOS 101 or 201 courses at EPEC 2014 will receive a $300 certificate towards their hotel stay. Limit 1 per company. Expires 12/31/2013.

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Tours & Activities

Tours

Complimentary Bioluminescent Bay kayak tour – Saturday night, Feb 1
One of Puerto Rico’s most astonishing sights must be seen only at night. The Bio-Bay at Las Croabas is home to millions of dinoflagellates, microscopic organisms that release energy in the form of light. An unforgettable adventure!

What to bring/wear: Comfortable clothing, swimsuit, walking or boat shoes, waterproof camera and towels.

Note: Swimming is prohibited by law. Restricted for women who are pregnant. Must be in good physical condition and able to row kayak. Weight limits apply. 500 Pounds per kayak. Must be 7 years of age or older.

This tour is complimentary to EPEC attendees. Sign up for it when you register to attend the conference.

More Excursions

Consider experiencing the beauty and excitement of Puerto Rico by selecting an excursion that suits you!  eMobilePOS has made arrangement with RSPA, enabling EPEC attendees to extend their stay and access join the tours available to INSPIRE attendees.

Sign up for your excursion now. There is no need to re-register on site.

See all tours and book online

The deadline to sign up is December 28, 2013. All excursions are optional and are at an additional cost.

 

Golf

Enjoy exclusive privileges at two world-class 18-hole championship courses designed by PGA professional Tom Kite at Trump International Golf Club which hosts the PGA Tour event on the island. Gran Meliá Puerto Rico guests receive discounted greens fees, tee times, private lessons and club storage. Five additional golf courses are available within 30 minutes.

RSPA Scholarship Golf Tournament: cost $150/person

EPEC attendees can extend their stay and attend the RSPA Scholarship Golf Tournament on Monday, February 3rd . A portion of the proceeds will benefit the RSPA’s Scholarship Program. The Trump International Golf Club boasts Puerto Rico’s first course of legendary proportions, designed by PGA Tour Professional Tom Kite. Comprised of two 18-hole championship courses, the Championship and the International, the meticulously crafted fairways feature stellar scenery. The RSPA Scholarship Golf Tournament will take place on the International course boasting winds through lush tree groves and over waterways and lakes, amid tropical blooms and past scenic bluffs, delivering an unparalleled golfing experience to players of all levels. The International Course runs through beautiful hills and then sits on green mangroves for a challenging yet beautiful golf setting.

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The Bioluminescent Bay kayak tour is complimentary to all EPEC attendees.

 

 

snorklingCatamaran tour and snorkel buffet. Explore Puerto Rico’s abundant coral reefs and swim in crystal clear waters. A light deli-lunch and limited open bar is included.

 

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Enjoy exclusive privileges at two worldclass
18-hole championship courses
designed by PGA professional Tom Kite.

Sponsors

Sponsors & Expo

Our sponsors will exhibit products and services for mobile payments; including multifunction smartphone and tablet sleds and enclosures, printers, intelligent cash drawers, integrated e-commerce solutions. It will be the largest integrated mobile POS solutions show of all time. Our sponsors will help you successfully market and compete in the mobile POS market and offer exclusive post-conference incentives to  the EPEC participants.

Platinum Sponsor

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Merchant Warehouse is a leading provider of payment technologies and merchant services. The company’s solutions enable merchants to more effectively connect and engage with their customers regardless of how, where or when they choose to shop. Merchant Warehouse’s flagship technology solution, the Genius™ Customer Engagement Platform™, supports both traditional and new payment types, including mobile commerce, from a single countertop acceptance device.

Merchant Warehouse offers innovative payment solutions that help online and brick-and-mortar retailers, as well as point-of-sale (POS) developers, value-added resellers (VARs) and agents, strategically grow their business. Merchant Warehouse is one of the fastest growing payment technology companies in North America.

 

Gold Sponsors

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About Discover Network

Discover Network, a business unit of Discover Financial Services, is a comprehensive and secure payments network that connects to millions of merchants throughout the U.S., Canada, Mexico, Central America and the Caribbean. Discover markets and supports a full range of credit, debit, and prepaid products and provides customer-centric tools designed to drive loyalty and increase transaction volume.

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Other Valuable Partners

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Solutions Showcase

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Exclusive Media Partner

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Who should I talk to if I want to become a sponsor or the EPEC conference?
Please contact Matt Inan at mginan@e-nablercorp.com or call 1-954-258-9773.

 

Solutions Pavilion

Together with our sponsors, we will be setting up a gift shop and café environment where you will be able to experience integrated eMobilePOS solutions “live”.

FAQ

FAQ

Registration

Q: When will I receive confirmation of my registration?
A:  Your first email confirmation will be sent as soon as you have completed the online registration.

Q: Does eMobilePOS provide discounted room rates for the hotel?
A:  Yes, eMobilePOS collaborates with RSPA for the hotel reservations with a discounted rate of $175. Room reservations are made via http://meetings.melia.com/en/RSPA.html or via telephone 1-787-809-1770 (ref.code EPEC).

Q: How can I cancel my conference registration and/or hotel reservation?
A:  You can cancel your EPEC conference registration by contacting our team by email or by phone. The hotel must be cancelled directly with the hotel.

Q: How do I extend my stay in the Gran Melia Golf Resort?
A: eMobilePOS and RSPA has secured a discounted room rate of $175, which is available from January 27 to February 8. Please make your reservation here http://meetings.melia.com/en/RSPA.html.

Q: Are substitutions allowed?
A:  EPEC 2014 is an invitation-only event. Substitutions require the approval of eMobilePOS. To receive approval, please contact mginan@e-nablercorp.com.

Q: What expenses are covered by eMobilePOS?
A:  You are responsible for all expenses, including air travel, hotel accommodations, and meals outside the program hours. eMobilePOS provides complimentary ground transportation to/from airport and meals during the program as indicated on the agenda.

Additionally, eMobilePOS will provide a $300 hotel certificate to the first 100 registrants to attend the eMobilePOS 101 or 201 courses, which can be used against the hotel stay. Limit 1 per company. This offer expires 12/31/2013.

Q: May I bring a guest? What functions are guests allowed to attend?
A:  Spouses or guests are welcome to attend the social functions in the evenings and can also join the kayak tour Saturday at the cost of $102 per person as well as the other evening events. Guest must be preregistered and wear a badge. Please contact eMobilePOS if you are bringing a guest for any of the activities.

Q: Who should I talk to if I want to become a sponsor?
A: Please contact Matt Inan at mginan@e-nablercorp.com or call 1-954-258-9773.

Q: How do I register for INSPIRE 2014?
A: Please go to www.gorspa.org/inspire to register.

On-Site

Q: What is the dress code?
A:  Business casual attire is appropriate for all meetings. See special instructions for the kayak excursion.

Q: How can I obtain copies of the material presented at the conference?
A:  Presentations will be available to download after the event.

Q: What language is spoken?
A:  The official language of the conference is English.

Q: Will there be Wi-Fi available?
A: Yes, free Wi-Fi will be available in the designated conference area.

Travel

Q: What are the passport/visa requirements?
A: There is no passport requirement for U.S. citizens for direct travel between the mainland United States and U.S. territories, including Puerto Rico and the U.S. Virgin Islands. Visa requirements for Puerto Rico are the same as for mainland USA for non-U.S. residents.

Q: How long does it take to get to/from the Luis Muñoz Marín International Airport to the hotel. How much does it cost?
A: The resort is located approximately 30 min from Luis Muñoz Marin Airport. eMobilePOS will offer complimentary transfer service to the hotel.

Q: What is the weather in Puerto Rico in January/February?
A: Puerto Rico has one of the most unvarying climates in the world. Temperatures year-round range from 75° to 85°F (24°-29°C). Winter is peak season and the driest season with temperatures in the 80s.
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Q: What is the time zone is Puerto Rico?
A: Puerto Rico i located in the time zone is the Atlantic Time Zone (AST), (UTC–4)

Additional questions

Please e-mail Matthew Inan at mginan@e-nablercorp.com or call 1-954-258-9773.

We look forward to welcoming you to EPEC 2014 at the exquisite Gran Melia resort in beautiful San Juan, Puerto Rico in January!