Payments Management Lab — Live

Join us in person for four days of building payments knowledge led by experts from around the world. Take part in discussions, build your network and apply what you learn in a friendly, competitive simulation.

Payments Management Lab

26 February – 1 March 2024 | Istanbul, Turkey

The highlight of the week is a competitive simulation where you and a team of your peers will work together to create the most profitable payments portfolio.

Over four exciting days, you’ll experience a mix of expert-led discussions, networking and hands-on learning designed to help you stay ahead in today’s market.

Welcome back to in-person events. Join us in Istanbul for a one-of-a-kind learning experience: Payments Management Lab — Live (formerly known as Bankcard Management School).

We’re coming to you live

Our event venue, the Four Seasons Hotel Istanbul at the Bosphorus, is a lovingly restored 19th-century Ottoman palace offering warm and contemporary accommodations.

With luxury rooms, a full-service spa, and world-class dining, your stay at Four Seasons Hotel Istanbul at the Bosphorus will be one to remember.

Meet us at Four Seasons Hotel Istanbul at the Bosphorus 

Registration: US $8,000

Includes daily breakfast, lunch, coffee breaks, social events and all conference materials. Transportation and hotel accommodations are not included.

  • Register before 12 January 2024 to receive a 15% discount on your registration with promo code Save15. 
  • Register four individuals from your organization and receive an additional registration at no additional cost.
  • Offers cannot be combined.
  • Space is limited — reserve your spot today. Enrollment ends on 9 February 2024.

Invest in your career — and have some fun while you’re at it

James, Peter and Karen will be your hosts for the week. They’ll be joined by a full lineup of industry experts and Visa leaders to help you take your payments knowledge to the next level.

Featured speakers

James Cranfield

25+ years in payments
Specialties: profitability, payments strategies

James has an extensive track record in developing profitability models and payments strategies in Europe, Africa and Asia.

Peter Hall

35+ years in payments
Specialties: portfolio management, product development

Peter has more than 35 years of experience in advising banks across the world on strategy, product development, risk management, profitability and more.

Karen Brown
30+ years in payments

Specialties: data analytics, customer acquisition

Karen has more than 30 years of experience in advising clients on how to use analytics to acquire new customers, optimize marketing and risk metrics and maximize profitability.

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Together with a team of your peers, participate in a friendly, competitive simulation to gain hands-on portfolio management experience. Throughout the simulation, your team will compete to develop the most profitable payments portfolio in a completely risk-free environment.

Rise to the challenge

"A great opportunity to deepen your knowledge of payment industry trends, expand your network and bond with your peers through the simulation and other events."