Advocating for the Industry

Conexxus works with and represents the industry at the following associations and groups. 


EMVCo exists to facilitate worldwide interoperability and acceptance of secure payment transactions.  It accomplishes this by managing and evolving the EMV® Specifications and related testing processes.  This includes, but is not limited to, card and terminal evaluation, security evaluation, and management of interoperability issues.

The Joint Industry Coupon Committee of the Grocery Manufacturers Association works to increase efficiency and effectiveness in the development, distribution and redemption of coupons,

IFSF:   International Forecourt Standards Forum.  The IFSF is a forum of international petroleum retailers with the common objective of harmonisation of equipment interconnectivity and communication standards for use in the Petroleum Retail Business

The Merchant Advisory Group (MAG) was founded in 2008 by a small visionary group of merchants in the payments field dedicated to driving positive change in payments through multi-stakeholder collaboration.

NACS, the Association for Convenience and Petroleum Retailing, serves the convenience and fuel retailing industry by providing industry knowledge, connections and advocacy to ensure the competitive viability of its members' businesses.

The National Council on Weights and Measures  is a professional nonprofit association of state and local weights and measures officials, federal agencies, manufacturers, retailers and consumers.

The PCI Security Standards Council is a global open body formed to develop, enhance, disseminate and assist with the understanding of security standards for payment account security.

The US Payments Forum (formerly known as the EMV Migration Forum) is an independent, cross-industry body created by the Smart Card Alliance  on July 31, 2012 to address issues that require broad cooperation and coordination across many constituents in the payments space in order to successfully introduce secure EMV contact and contactless technology in the United States.

W3C:  World Wide Web Consortium.  The W3C mission is to lead the World Wide Web to its full potential by developing protocols and guidelines that ensure the long-term growth of the Web.

The Accredited Standards Committee X9, Inc. or more simply X9, is the leader in developing technical financial industry standards.