Direct Response Forum Announces Top Tier Keynote Speakers for the 24th Annual DRF

Direct Response Forum Announces Top Tier Keynote Speakers for the 24th Annual

PR Newswire

BROOKFIELD, Wis., Feb. 14, 2013

BROOKFIELD, Wis., Feb. 14, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ --The Direct Response
Forum (DRF), the premier trade association for payments professionals, with
over 500 members, will hold its annual forum on Monday August 5^th through
Wednesday August 7^th, 2013 in San Diego. The DRF annually draws leading
experts from the field of e-commerce and card not present merchants.

This year's Direct Response Forum, Soaring to New Heights in Payments
Education, will provide a variety of educational sessions designed to give
merchants strategies for streamlining payment processes and growing their

The Forum will open Monday night with Steve Sisgold, a peak performance and
breakthrough expert, who will speak on "Staying Resilient, Engaged, and On
Purpose Throughout the Forum". Other leading speakers will be:

  oVernice "Fly Girl" Armour, America's First African-American Female Combat
    Pilot, "Zero to Breakthrough: How a Breakthrough Mentality Creates
    Breakthrough Results."
  oKen Schmidt, Brand Visionary and Communications Strategist for
    Harley-Davidson Motor Company,  "Make Some Noise: Open the Throttle and
    Dominate Your Marketplace."
  oAnita Boomstein, Partner, Hughes, Hubbard, & Reed, LLP, a leading legal
    expert in the U.S. regarding card not present regulations.

"The DRF is a great opportunity to network with fellow merchants and learn
from some of the leading minds in payments" says Steve Wyatt, DRF Executive

DRF 2013 will include valuable information on the latest trends in vendor
management, payments analytics, international expansion, EMV, PCI, mobile, and
much more. Registration information is available at

About Direct Response Forum, Inc.
The Direct Response Forum ( brings together
leading direct merchants, acquirers, card companies, and service providers for
two days of interactive panels, breakout sessions, and roundtable discussions
focused on key topics affecting the customer/card not present (CNP) merchant
community. The Direct Response Forum is a not-for-profit educational
organization that is managed by a Board of Directors of executives at leading
companies including Affinion Group, Expedia, Inc., Riot Games, Inc., Rosetta
Stone, and Wayfair.

SOURCE Direct Response Forum, Inc.

Contact: Joan Radtke, Communications Director, Direct Response Forum, Inc.,, +1-800-373-6503
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