Paybefore today announced the Best-in-Category winners in 20 categories for its eighth annual Paybefore Awards. The competition was fierce with companies and programs from the U.S., Canada, Turkey, Gibraltar, U.A.E., U.K, South Africa and Russia vying for top honors.
“An industry is only as good as its innovators,” said Loraine DeBonis, Paybefore editor-in-chief and chair of the judging panel. “As in years past, this competition showcases the strides our industry continues to make in advancing financial inclusion, helping businesses and government overcome challenges and finding new ways to provide value through electronic payments.”
The Best-in-Category results were tallied from the votes of three outside judges—David Parker, Polymath Consulting; Lori Breitzke, E&S Consulting; and Brian Dunne, SVM Europe and IMA—as well as DeBonis and Paybefore CEO Marilyn Bochicchio. Once again Paybefore invited visitors from Paybefore.com to weigh in on Best in Category in Sixth Judge voting. “This year we had a remarkable 11,000 votes, which collectively swayed the final outcome in nine categories,” Bochicchio noted.
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