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Each day, American Express makes it easier, safer and more rewarding for consumers and businesses to purchase the things they need. global customer care. We enable our customers to do more and achieve more.

The American Express card for merchants to sell their goods and services. An engine of commerce, American Express provides innovative payment, travel and expense management solutions for individuals and businesses of all sizes.

Most of all, we help our customers realize their dreams and aspirations through industry-leading benefits, access to unique experiences, business-building insights, and global customer care.

We enable our customers to do more and achieve more.

MEF Minute/

MEF Session @ MWC: ‘The best way to ensure privacy is to design it in’

The digital economy can only flourish when there is consumer trust. So perhaps the best way to boost trust is bake it in whenever services are presented and sold. This was one of the fascinating takeaways of a leadership session at MWC hosted by MEF and American Express…

The issue of trust in a digital economy is not just concerned with ethics. It’s also about hard cash. The truth is, rising levels of consumer mistrust – whether based on security or privacy fears – is having a negative impact on digital commerce…

MEF Connects MWC 2017 in pictures

Last week MEF hosted the 15th annual MEF Connects MWC 2017 in association with American Express. It was a fantastic evening of networking and discussion at the prestigious and beautiful University of Barcelona.

Thanks to all our partners including American Express, Syntonic, Universal Media Group, CLX, RealNetworks and Basebone. Check out if you were caught on camera with all the photos from the glittering gathering.

Spotlight on … American Express

Two years ago, AmEx CEO Ken Chenault laid out for Fortune Magazine his company’s view on the mobile payments opportunity.

“Mobile will redefine how commerce is done…the opportunity for startups to redefine the power of mobile is incredible. Scale is important, but if you have the idea, you now have the ability to connect with companies that can drive that scale. More and more, startups will be able to connect to these services to scale quickly.”

In other words, new market entrants with big ideas can innovate, but they will need global payments networks to help them go to market.

MEF Connects MWC 2016 in pictures

It’s over for another year! Check out the photos from the 14th MEF Connects MWC in association with American Express. The legendary international networking event welcomed members and industry guests from over 40 countries at a fantastic new venue, La Cupula, situated on the top level of Barcelona’s iconic former bullring, Las Arenas.

Diversity and engagement drive the new mobile ecosystem landscape

MEF CEO Rimma Perelmuter shares her insights from a busy 2016 Mobile World Congress where MEF hosted two key initiative workshops, annual elections for two chapter boards and the legendary MEF Connects MWC networking event.

MEF Connects MWC 2015 in pictures

This year’s MEF Connects MWC in association with American Express was the biggest yet and celebrated a significant milestone with the unveiling of a new identity for our community Mobile Ecosystem Forum. The 13th annual event, returned to Barcelona’s beautiful Museum of Modern Art and over 600 guests from 30 countries partied…

Lucky 13 for MEF – a new name in the year of industry evolution

CEO Rimma Perelmuter reflects on an eventful Mobile World Congress, where MEF unveiled a new identity to reinforce its expanding remit to represent the ever-broadening mobile ecosystem. This year’s 13th MEF Connects MWC in association with American Express marked a significant milestone in our history. MEF Connects MWC 2015 MEF was established in 2000 to help create a new ecosystem around Mobile Entertainment when music, games and apps were not quite...