MasterCard at #MWC16: Enabling Commerce at the Speed of Life

International Markets President to Keynote at Mobile World Congress

PURCHASE, N.Y.–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Every day, MasterCard uses its technology and expertise to drive
innovation and create safer and richer experiences for consumers.

At the upcoming Mobile
World Congress
(February 22 – 25 in Barcelona), the company will
showcase how it’s bringing convenient at-home, in-store and on-the-go
mobile solutions to life.

Among the highlights at this year’s Mobile World Congress, Ann
, president of International Markets, will deliver a keynote, “Mobile
is Digital Inclusion
,” updating attendees on a commitment to connect
500 million people – including millions of merchants – to financial
services by 2020. [Hall 4, Auditorium 1] Tune in to the GSMA online
news portal
to livestream the keynote on Wednesday, February 24,
12:15 p.m. CET.

Among the other MasterCard-led discussions throughout the conference are:

Visitors to the MasterCard booth #5D61 in Hall 5 will experience live
demonstrations showcasing how the company is:

Visitors will also have the chance to take part in an interactive
Priceless UEFA branded experience.

In addition, MasterCard will be among a select set of companies
exhibiting the world’s latest mobile and commerce technologies within
the GSMA
Innovation City
. [Hall 3, Stands 3A11 & 3A31]

Be sure to visit the MasterCard
Engagement Bureau
and follow @MasterCardNews
on Twitter for our latest updates, news and announcements before and
during the show. If you are a member of the media and would like to
connect with us on-site, please email
to set up a meeting.

About MasterCard

MasterCard (NYSE:MA),,
is a technology company in the global payments industry. We operate the
world’s fastest payments processing network, connecting consumers,
financial institutions, merchants, governments and businesses in more
than 210 countries and territories. MasterCard’s products and solutions
make everyday commerce activities – such as shopping, traveling, running
a business and managing finances – easier, more secure and more
efficient for everyone. Follow us on Twitter @MasterCardNewsjoin
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Marisa Grimes, 914-325-8367