October 10, 2008 1:00pm EST (1 hour)
Timothy Sloane, Director, Prepaid Advisory Services

Please join us October 10, 2008 at 1 p.m. for Mercator Advisory Group’s 2007 Network Branded Prepaid Benchmark results teleconference.

The Network Branded Prepaid Card market experience phenomenal growth in 2007. The total load for all Mercator’s 33 Prepaid Segments in 2007 (Open & Closed) was $218 Billion. Mercator will discuss the overall size and growth of the total prepaid industry from 2003 to 2007 and how key segments, such as Network Branded Gift Cards, Payroll, and Consumer Incentives have performed. Also addressed will be the market dynamics that are reshaping specific segments and having an overall impact on the industry and how changes in the prepaid landscape has resulted in the refinement of Mercator’s taxonomy. Mercator will also share its perspective on segment growth and why it predicts Social Security will rank among the largest of prepaid programs in the next two or three years. As part of Mercator Advisory Group’s 5th Annual Prepaid Benchmark discussion, participants will have a better understanding how the prepaid market is evolving and the drivers influencing the market today.