Dinner & Ceremony

29 April 2021

JW Marriott Grosvenor House
Park Lane London

FAQ

What are The Card & Payments Awards and what do they aim to achieve?

Established in 2006, The Card & Payments Awards offer organisations – credit, debit, prepaid and charge card issuers, their co-branded affinity or retail card partners, merchant acquirers, payment processors, other payments companies and retailers  – the unique opportunity to showcase their latest card and payments related initiatives and programmes to the industry. The awards will recognise, highlight and celebrate the contribution and success of those entries which demonstrate strong product development, best practice, innovation and customer service excellence.

Which organisations can enter the awards?

The awards are open in selected categories to credit, debit, prepaid and charge card issuers, and also their retail, affinity and other brand partners, merchant acquirers, payment processors and other companies offering payments services.  Retailers can enter categories where they have a payments initiative that qualifies. Please read the full eligibility and details of how to enter on this site. Entries can be submitted only by the organisation that has the direct interface with the end ‘payer’ or the merchant offering the service. Entries may be prepared by suppliers and other members of the value chain but the Award nomination needs to be in the name of the end consumer or B2B brand and needs to be authorised by that brand.

How does my organisation make an entry?

All the information you need is on the How to Enter section of the website.

When and where does the Awards Ceremony take place?

The Card and Payments Awards will celebrate the 2021 Awards Ceremony and Dinner at JW Marriott Grosvenor House, Park Lane, London on Thursday 29 April 2021. You can view information about table packages here. Note: We do not sell individual tickets, only full tables.

What are the timings for the evening?

A guideline for timings is outlined below but please note that this is subject to change. Confirmed timings will be sent out with tickets approximately two weeks before the Awards.

  • 18.30 Champagne Reception
  • 19.30 Dinner
  • 21.30 Awards Ceremony
  • 23.00 After-Show Party
  • 02.00 Carriages

What is the dress code for the awards dinner and ceremony?

The dress code for the evening is black tie/dinner suit/tuxedo.

Can I book hotel accommodation for the dinner?

Rooms at The JW Marriott Grosvenor House will be available at a special room rate for our guests. Information on how to book will be available here soon.

For information on other hotels in the area, please contact the organisers.

What do the Award winners receive?

The winner of each category will receive a trophy and certificate which will be presented at the Awards Ceremony and Dinner. The winners will be profiled on the website, on social media and in the winners' magazine.  All winners & finalists are at liberty to undertake their own post-win PR and marketing activity to leverage the most from the evening. We provide an electronic seal that they are entitled to use on their marketing collateral. Finalists will also receive a certificate.

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Call for Entries
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Entry Deadline
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Dinner & Ceremony
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