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TAG FinTech to Host “Accelerating Payments Innovation” Symposium


ATLANTA (January 27th, 2015) – TAG FinTech, a financial industry special interest group of Technology Association of Georgia (TAG) announced that it will be hosting its fifth annual TAG FinTech Georgia 2015 Symposium. The event will take place at the Atlanta Renaissance Waverly Hotel on Feb. 19, 2015.

This year’s event will see Philip W. Tomlinson, chairman of the board, and former CEO, of TSYS receive FinTech Georgia’s Lifetime Achievement Award.


This year’s theme for the symposium is “Accelerating Payments Innovation: Convergence of the Past, Present and Future” and features sessions led by innovators from such companies as US Bank, Google Payments, Visa and Equifax among others, discussing the past, present and future in FinTech markets.


Session topics will also include:

  • State of the Industry
  • Mobile Payments/ Wallets
  • Crypto Currency
  • Lending


The TAG FinTech Georgia 2015 Symposium brings together innovative pacesetters in FinTech for profound, content-rich dialogue and networking sessions. Be part of transforming the payments landscape forever and help strengthen Georgia’s connection to the world of global commerce.


Contact Derek Howard at for more information or to register for the event, please visit:




About TAG FinTech

TAG FinTech was founded in 2010 to address the specific needs of companies, individuals and investors serving the financial industry both domestically and abroad. Financial technology or FinTech encompasses products, solutions, services and information providers, which drive decisions, process payments and facilitate transactions for financial institutions. Georgia FinTech company revenues are more than $34 billion annually, which places the state third in the nation behind New York and California. Together, the banking, insurance and capital markets consistently spend more on technology than any other industry. For more information about TAG FinTech, see




About The Technology Association of Georgia (TAG)

TAG is the leading technology industry association in the state, serving more than 26,000 members through regional chapters in Metro Atlanta, Athens, Augusta, Columbus, Macon/Middle Georgia and Savannah.  TAG’s mission is to educate, promote, and unite Georgia’s technology community to foster an innovative and connected marketplace that stimulates and enhances a tech-based economy. The association provides networking and educational programs; celebrates Georgia’s technology leaders and companies; and advocates for legislative action that enhances the state’s economic climate for technology.


For more information visit the TAG website at .


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