Are You Chip-Ready?


According to many surveys small business owners are not prepared to accept the new credit cards embedded with chips. As the October 1, 2015 deadline fast approaches, we discussed how EMV cards reduce fraud and help protect your small business. Migrating to EMV technology is not difficult or expensive, but ignoring the change can cost you.

Take this workshop to learn why EMV technology is crucial for your small business and steps you can take to make the switch.

EMV CardsPresenter: Rieva Lesonsky, CEO - GrowBiz Media, Founder - SmallBizDaily, and SCORE Blogger

Duration: 1 Hour

Host: SCORE Association

Presented by Rieva Lesonsky

Rieva Lesonsky, SmallBizDaily, GrowBizMedia, SCORE BlogRieva Lesonsky is CEO of GrowBiz Media, a media and custom content company focusing on small business and entrepreneurship. Email Rieva at, follow her on Google+ and and visit her website,, to get the scoop on business trends and sign up for Rieva’s free TrendCast reports.




Sponsored by Community Merchants U.S.A.​

CMUSA LogoCommunity Merchants USA (CMUSA)

Community Merchants USA is a complete resource for navigating the world of payment card acceptance in order to add the most value to your business. CMUSA is an educational nonprofit 501(c)(6) project of the electronic payments industry. Our mission is to help small business owners understand how electronic payments can help you start, manage and grow a business. Our site provides educational resources and tools about the evolving world of payment card acceptance.