TEMECULA, Calif., March 1, 2017 — National Merchants Association (NMA), a global merchant advocacy group and a leader in merchant services, announced today that Chief Executive and Founder Heather Petersen and Director of Partner Relations Alexis King will speak at the inaugural Panama Global Banking Summit.

The event will take place March 8-10 at Trump Ocean Club International Hotel & Town in Panama City, Republic of Panama.

Petersen will be a featured speaker in the panel entitled, “The Pillars for a Successful Online Model” at 3 p.m. March 8 in Conference Room 1. She will be joined by Ash Nayerhabibi , Kevin Greenhalgh, Sabina Kiel and Chip Lewis.

Petersen will also give a solo presentation titled “The Future of Online Processing” in Conference Room 1 at 5 p.m. March 9.

King will take part in a panel discussion titled “Merchants vs. Processor Relationship” in Conference Room 1 on March 8 and she will be joined by Chase Harmer, Rachel Hirsch and moderator Ben Grossman. She will join Srii Srinivasan, Ryan Fritzsche, Suresh Dakshina and Ali Nizameddine on another panel titled “Merchants vs. Processor Relationship” in Conference Room 1 at 3 p.m. March 9.

The Panama Global Banking Summit is designed as a bridge to relationships between North America and South America and facilitate partnerships with e-marketers, bankers, publishers, distributors, logistic centers and merchant processing solutions.

For more information on how to attend the Panama Global Summit and the panels featuring Petersen and King, visit panama-gbs.com.

To learn more about National Merchants Association, visit www.nationalmerchants.com.

About National Merchants Association
National Merchants Association is a global merchant advocacy group and a leader in merchant services dedicated to helping merchants and agent partners grow their businesses by generating sales opportunities and maximizing profits. National Merchants Association works on behalf of businesses to eliminate the unnecessary and unreasonable fees associated with accepting electronic transactions as well as provide the products and services to help them continue to be successful. Visit www.nationalmerchants.com or call (866) 509-7199.

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