Successful combination of informativeness and high-quality analytical approach
Carte Blanche is a reputable, reliable source of information on plastic card industry, cashless payments, emerging technologies and trends in the Central and Eastern Europe.
Carte Blanche Magazine – being number one in Ukraine and the most popular card-related publication in CIS (Commonwealth of Independent States Since its launch in 2001, Carte Blanche Magazine has achieved status of professional and competent publication, targeting senior industry executives, bankers, service providers, managers. Each issue provides statistics, annual reports, timely items of news, different market segments overviews, detailed feature articles, in-depth interviews with the top experts of the industry, which makes Carte Blanche Magazine required reading for the industry’s major decision makers, aspiring to enhance or hold their leading position in the market. For its readers Carte Blanche Magazine has already become a guiding star in the sea of card technologies. This is where the leading companies and banks go to find in-depth analysis and firsthand industry data in order to stay competitive. Carte Blanche Magazine is also an exclusive opportunity for advertisers to promote their products and reach their prospective buyers.
Regular topics include: News, Payment Systems & Schemes, Card Markets, Technologies and Solutions, ID-cards, Suppliers and Solutions, Equipment, Security, Success stories, E-Commerce, M-Commerce, Conferences, Exhibitions, Seminars, Legislation and Regulation, Innovative Technologies.
Most readers of Carte Blanche Magazine are top managers and professionals of banks and companies, providing card services and those, who facilitate this process by supplying card products, systems and equipment.
Carte Blanche Magazine is distributed only by subscription. It is also available at the exhibitions, conferences, and other events, where Carte Blanche Magazine takes part. There’s also a free weekly electronic newsletter available for the subscribers.
54% - Top Management
43% - Specialists
3% - Consultants/Researchers
63% - Financial Institutions
26% - Vendors
8% - Telecommunication Companies
3% - Transport / Government /
Healthcare /Education Institutions
Eastern plastic card market is characterized by high dynamics of bank cards issuance and development of acquiring networks, which are still underdeveloped for sufficient customer service. Search for solutions suppliers in order to build up processing centers, bank technological and security systems, domestic payment schemes is also typical of Eastern plastic market. The questions of EMV-migration, introduction of contactless technologies and ID-cards, encouragement of card usage in retail trade are still topical for this region.
Having a circulation of 1000 copies, Carte Blanche Magazine is read in Ukraine, Belarus, Lithuania, Latvia, Slovakia, Moldova Kazakhstan, Poland, Estonia, Kyrgyzstan, Georgia, Russia, Germany and other European Countries and United Kingdom.