Press Releases
Merchant Processor Joins Other Businesses at Fireworks Expo Held in September

Wichita Metro Community Delighted by Fireworks Show Put on by NFA Expo in September. Acumen Connections, Inc joins slew of other attending businesses in attendance.

United States

, 2 November 2018

Merchant Processor Joins Other Businesses at Fireworks Expo Held in September

From September 10th to 14th, the Hyatt Regency, located in downtown Wichita right next to Century II, hosted the 2018 National Fireworks Association convention. The convention featured more than 100 businesses from around the world and consisted of informational seminars and demonstrations. The National Fireworks Association, or NFA, is an organization that originates from Kansas City. The goal behind the association is to bring attention to the unfair regulations surrounding fireworks in the United States. The NFA persistently battles laws that they believe to be unjust by presenting their case to lawmakers and the masses to educate the country on what the fireworks industry could look like - booming, beautiful, but safe. Their annual tradeshow takes place in cities all across the nation, and this year the association appeared in Wichita. Acumen Connections Inc., a local Wichita business, got to be a part of the convention, holding their own booth. The business documented the experience on their blog. “Our company attended the expo because we have a large customer base that are fireworks stands and other seasonal businesses. We wanted to get in front of other fireworks stands across the country to push our merchant processing solutions and be there to support our current customers,” says Ariel Burress, Acumen’s Director of Marketing, on why Acumen Connections attended the event. Acumen Connections is a payment service provider, and it’s no surprise that the business wanted to get out there to interact with customers and spread their name among the community. “I personally benefited from the expo by getting to talk to current customers and potential customers and learn more about their business(es). What works and doesn’t work with their current merchant processing solutions, how we can be better at providing them our service and what we need to do to improve. It was also good to put a face to a name with some of our current customers and start building those relationships,” Burress said of her experience at the NFA expo. “I was genuinely surprised to see the market that wholesale and retail fireworks have. There are people from all over the country and all walks of life that are really passionate about fireworks and it was fun to talk to them.” Eventgoers had the opportunity to come and go as they pleased, allowing them to pick and choose what seminars they visited during their stay. The expo even offered a scheduled lunch every day, and as soon as night fell, the NFA put on “product demonstrations” - fancy term for a firework show - every night of the week, with a grand finale on the night of Friday, September 14th. “I wasn’t able to go, but I gave my tickets to my parents. My mom was excited and my dad was reluctant. Both of them made points to call me the next day to talk about how amazing it was! There were about 10000 people there and the show lasted for a couple hours. My mom literally said it ‘was something I’ll never forget. It was amazing.’” Burress commented about the final fireworks display. The company expressed only positive feelings about their time at the tradeshow. Burress was glad it took place in Wichita, saying “Most of [the businesses] had never been to Wichita, so it was nice getting to promote my favorite features of Wichita, like the great restaurants and local hotspots.” Acumen Connections, like most local businesses, was grateful for the chance to show off their city. Hopefully, more events come our way in the future! Contact

# # #


Submitted by prcagency, Press Dev on Friday, 2 November 2018 at 12:11 PM
Category: Architecture & Construction
Related News

Technological Boost across Lane Departure Warning System Market Likely to Swell CAGR Growth during 2
Monday, 15 Jul 2019

About Flower Store Market - It’s Growing
Wednesday, 10 Jul 2019

Global Building Information Modeling (Bim) Market: Key Growth Factor Analysis And Research Study 201
Tuesday, 9 Jul 2019

Global Cold Planers Market Size study, by Type and Regional Forecasts till 2024
Friday, 5 Jul 2019

WoW Classic Brings You Another Chance to Win Rare Atiesh
Friday, 5 Jul 2019

Related Events

Biocontrol LATAM, August 2019, Brazil
Wednesday, 28 Aug 2019

Latest News

Improve Reading Fluency With See-N-Read Tools
Tuesday, 16 Jul 2019

Find A Home In Killeen
Tuesday, 16 Jul 2019

Global Awamori Market Size, Share, Growth Analysis and Forecast to 2019-2024
Tuesday, 16 Jul 2019

Manifold Pressure Sensor in Aircraft
Tuesday, 16 Jul 2019

Ideas For Choosing a Classy Gold Necklace to Proclaim Your Love
Tuesday, 16 Jul 2019

Want to get your press releases, event listings, and job ads on Scoopasia? Register now for a FREE account or login if you already have one!
Scoopasia v1.0b. Copyright © 2019
Today is Tuesday, 16 July 2019

About Scoopasia | FAQ | Privacy Policy | Contact Us

Press Releases
Event Listings
Job Listings
Arts & Entertainment
Architecture & Construction
Automotive & Travel
Consumer Technology
Enterprise Technology
Food & Fashion
Government & Policy
Health Care & Medical
News & Media
Science & Research
Sports & Fitness
Login / Register
Get Scoopasia through RSS Feeds & Email Notifications!

Journalist's Toolbox
Hello journalist, welcome to Scoopasia--a powerful online resource for media information in Asia. Scoopasia has press releases and media events for every beat and industry. All content on Scoopasia is 100% FREE. You don't even need to login!

  • Scoop Line
    (Instant Information Request)
    The easiest way to ask questions and request information from the PR community.

  • Advanced Search
    Drill down, dig deep, for media information the way you want it.

  • Journalist's Resources
    Resources and tools you can't do without.

  • PR Tools
    Scoopasia Blog Search
    Search the largest handpicked collection of Asia's most prominent and influential blogs.

  • PR Bookmarks
  • Web 2.0 Bookmarks
  • Media Bookmarks

    More Coming Soon...

  • Upcoming Events
  • Mayo Clinic Diagnostic Imaging Update and Self-Assessment
  • Summer Imaging in Hawaii July 2019
  • 790119-3rd Real-World-Evidence Forum
  • LEAP HR: Financial Services 2019
  • 2019 Drug Pricing and Reimbursement Stakeholder Summit

  • Latest Jobs
    Sorry, there are currently no entries posted here.