The only European awards recognizing top European merchant payments acceptance companies and their achievements.

The Merchant Payments Ecosystem Awards (MPE Awards) celebrate and honour the achievements of companies across European merchant payments ecosystem.  The MPE 2018 AWARDS CEREMONY is a part of the 11th annual MPE2018 (Merchant Payments Ecosystem) conference and exhibition and the winners will be announced in the glittering AWARDS Gala Dinner attended by 1000+ MPE conference participants on February 21.

MPE Awards history started in 2010 as the first European awards to recognize the outstanding role of card acquirers, processors, PSP’s, POS and payment solution providers and to honor companies and individuals who helped move the industry forward.

For 2018, the categories have been fully updated to reflect the areas that matter most to payment acceptance in today’s market. New awards categories focus on:

Best On-boarding Process| POS Innovation/POS SW payment App| Alternative Payment Solution| Best Merchant Payments Partnership| Omnichannel Payment Solution| MPE Influencer of the Year

 MPE Awards 2018 recognize the best payment companies in 14 categories, divided into 2 groups with different voting/judging process:

  • The Judge’s Choice Award featuring 13 Categories (with 2 NEW Categories: Best On-boarding Process/ Solution and Best Partnership). All shortlisted parties (3 in each category) and winners will be selected by the panel of independent expert judges.
  • The People’s Choice Award featuring 1 Category (MPE Influencer of the Year), selected in NEW voting process. The winner will be determined via public online voting.


The Judge’s Choice Award
Entries OPEN- CLOSE: October 5, 2017 – January 31, 2018

The People’s Choice Award – 1 Category: “MPE Influencer of the Year”
Entries OPEN – CLOSE: October 5, 2017 – December 10, 2017

If you want to submit an application for one of the Awards please follow the below link to Call for Entries on the website