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Ottawa Regional Meeting: How the Payments Industry has Grown and Changed
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When: March 9, 2020
6:00 PM to 8:00 PM
Where: KS on the Keys
1029 Daze St
Ottawa, Ontario  K1V 2G3
Contact: Meagan Rockett

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About Patrick Cameron


Patrick Cameron is the Accountant Partnerships Manager at Veem, the global payments network built for business. He is passionate about helping accounting and bookkeeping firms optimize their workflow to best support their clients. Patrick’s history as an entrepreneur and experience in the tech sector prepare him for his current role. Patrick was recently recognized as a “Master Connector” from the accounting industry leadership group “Ideation, Think Forward.” Patrick spends his free time testing his latest culinary creations on his unsuspecting partner. Doctors report his partner will make a full recovery.


About Veem


Veem is the global payments network built for business. Trusted by over 170,000 businesses around the world, Veem provides simple, secure, and trackable payments to over 110 countries. Our mission is to help businesses build and strengthen their relationships with suppliers and partners all over the world. Through seamless integrations with popular business applications, Veem provides a truly revolutionary payment experience.


Recognized by leading business and finance influencers, Veem has received awards including the Xero Emerging App Partner of the Year and the Benzinga Fintech Award. Veem was also a finalist in the Intuit Quickbooks App Showdown, and has earned mentions in the CNBC UpStart 100 and Forbes Fintech 50.


About the Presentation

Payments are at the core of every business whether you are paying a bill, or the more fun part, getting paid.

Most entrepreneurs don’t evaluate their payments as a significant cost center for their business, many times resulting in poor processes that limits growth potential. to their full potential.


In today’s market, every dollar and minute counts when you are trying to compete on a global scale. More and more small-to-midsize businesses are choosing to “go global” — either sourcing their products from other countries or giving key development initiatives to the best candidate no matter their location. How do you, as advisors, help optimize their business?

This presentation we will walk you through how the payments industry has grown and changed, key factors to take into account when reviewing AP and AR solutions, and how to mitigate risk in these processes. 

Regional Developer:  Tracy Lampron, CPB

The cost of the meeting is free; however, you are responsible for your own dinner and beverage.

Dining out with food allergies can be a challenge, but it can be done safely. The best way to stay safe is by being informed and communicating your needs.

Before you go: ‘Be Informed and Inform’. We recommend contacting the restaurant ahead of time and talking to the restaurant manager or Kitchen manager.

At the Restaurant: ‘Communicate’.  Talk to the server upon arriving and also to the IPBC regional network chair and explain your food allergies.

Block out time on your calendar for this event right now. Why? Just imagine networking with some of the top bookkeepers in the country. Imagine the chance to be on the fast track to a more lucrative practice, to being a certified professional bookkeeper (CPB) and to receiving greater professional recognition inside and outside of this network.

Regional Meetings are a vital part of that formula for success.

They're a unique chance to combine learning – a guest speaker shares expertise that's sure to make your work a bit easier – with fun and powerful networking.

Attending this meeting qualifies for one Professional Development Credit

Each meeting includes a guest speaker with a Q&A session; a discussion among the attendees about a marketing topic, a challenge someone may be facing, or another topic important to you; and networking. Non-members are welcome to attend two meetings to evaluate IPBC. Afterwards, you must join to participate in Regional Meetings.

Our meetings are "Scent Free” and business casual attire is appreciated. This is a business meeting. Please, turn off your cell phone before entering the room, and sorry no children allowed. 

We look forward to seeing you there!





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