Merchant-focused BNPL SUMMIT launches in Toronto & Chicago 

TORONTO — December 15, 2021 —  The global BNPL SUMMIT, hosted by the Canadian Lenders Association (CLA) has partnered with Retail Innovation Conference & Expo (formerly known as RetailX) to provide online and in-person content for the merchant community in Canada and US .

The in-person event will be held at the McCormick Place Convention Center in Chicago from May 10-12, 2022. The BNPL Summit will provide strategies and tools for retail professionals seeking to expand their BNPL options and provide a seamless checkout experience for their customers.

Gary Schwartz, President of the CLA said “We have taken a leadership position in the Buy Now Pay Later space hosting a lender-focused roundtable and a merchant-focus event called BNPL SUMMIT. We are excited to work with the Retail Innovation Conference in the Spring.”

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