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How to Mine Credit Card Processing Programs for
Savings Amid Covid-19 Budget Challenges

Webinar • Tuesday, June 09, 2020 • 2:00 - 3:00 PM ET | Qualifies for 1 CAE


Most associations pay too much for credit card processing.

But what if you could mine your program to chip away costs and pull out savings?  That would make a significant difference to the bottom line, especially with today’s Covid-19 financial challenges.

Now, a new TRENDS webinar merchant services expert brings you the insider perspective to get rid of hidden fees, unfavorable terms and surprising cost-raisers — so you stop paying a penny more than necessary. 

Register now for How to Mine Credit Card Processing Programs for Savings Amid Covid-19 Budget Challenges.

In this one-hour webinar, finance expert Jeff Shavitz shows associations how to reach into their credit card processing programs and pull out significant savings.

Ready-to-use takeaways for increasing bottom-line profitability.   You’ll learn where to look for hidden fees and how to eliminate them. You’ll also learn ways to minimize the risk of facing the staggering costs of a data breach. Plus, you’ll have the chance to ask your own questions during the Q&A portion of the webinar.

Reserve your space now to cut your association’s costs in dealing with the unregulated credit card processing industry, including:

  • Why costs for business-to-business transactions may be different from business-to-consumer transactions
  • How hidden fees increase your low “base rate” to a very high “effective rate”
  • Tactics processors use to bury fees
  • How to read between the lines of complicated monthly statements
  • The importance of breach protection and PCI compliance
  • Key questions to ask your CFO and Director of Finance
  • How to avoid the most common fees that reduce profitability

Remember, most associations are paying more than they should for credit card processing. This webinar distills best practices from hundreds of associations you can start using immediately to cut your costs.

Register now for How to Mine Credit Card Processing Programs for Savings Amid Covid-19 Budget Challenges.

Meet Your Webinar Leader

Jeff Shavitz is a finance expert, leader in merchant services, business development guru and celebrated best-selling author. In 2000, he co-founded Charge Card Systems, Inc. (CCS), a national credit card processing company based in Boca Raton, FL that grew to over 600 salespeople. In 2012, he sold CCS to Card Connect, owned by FTV Capital, a private equity firm rolling up merchant processing companies in the space. Jeff served as a consultant for 2 years to the senior management following the sale and in June 2017, First Data (one of the largest credit card companies in the world) acquired Card Connect for $750MM.

During his tenure in the payments space, his companies have worked with merchants in all industries including many associations and buying group to help develop programs for their member companies.   Prior to the merchant services industry, Jeff worked at Lehman Brothers in its investment banking division working on corporate finance and M & A work.

Jeff also enjoys writing. His first book, “Size Doesn’t Matter—Why Small Business is Big Business,” hit #1 on Amazon in the business and entrepreneurship categories. He has published five other business books plus one lifestyle book that he co-authored with his daughter called “Mom & Dad – I Promise I’ll Get Into College”. In addition to his books, he is a contributing writer for Entrepreneur Magazine and The Business Journals. He is also a columnist and a member of the Advisory Board for The Green Sheet, the leading trade publication in the payments and industry and a member of the First Data ISO Advisory Board and First Data President’s Council. 

Jeff received his Bachelor of Arts degree in Economics from Tufts University and studied finance at the London School of Economics. 

Who Should Attend

This webinar is of value to all associations and nonprofits. Attendees who will benefit most include:

  • HR Staff
  • Operations Staff
  • Finance Staff
  • Communications Staff

Don't wait, register your entire team today!

CAE Credits: All live webinar attendees are eligible for 1 CAE credit hours. Association TRENDS is a CAE Approved Provider. Our programs meet the requirements for fulfilling the professional development requirements to earn or maintain the Certified Association Executive credential. We will maintain records of your participation in accord with CAE policies. For more information about the CAE credential or Approved Provider program, please visit

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