E&I American Express Contract

American Express

Has your E&I/American Express contract expired, or is it expiring soon?

We’d like to encourage you to sign up for our new American Express contract, with improved benefits and an enhanced product offering for all E&I members! Contact your American Express representative or Jennifer Nisbet, E&I Portfolio Support Executive – Diversified Products & Services for more information.


The American Express B2B suite of payment solutions is now available to E&I members at preferred, competitively awarded, pre-negotiated rates exclusive to E&I members. This includes the Corporate Purchasing Card, vPayment, and Buyer Initiated Payments (BIP). E&I’s American Express contract provides member institutions of all sizes with a variety of financial benefits and hard dollar incentives.

Featured Benefits:
Amex_Automation_IconAutomation and Efficiency
Payment solutions from American Express can help drive efficiency by reducing paper checks and transitioning to electronic payments.
 Amex_Seamless_IconSeamless Integration
American Express’ payment solutions can be integrated into your current accounts payable solutions and payment process.
Amex_ClosedLoop_IconClosed Loop Network
American Express’ closed loop network in the B2B space can help provide value through our direct relationships between buyers and suppliers.
 Amex_SupplierEnabled_IconSupplier Enablement
A dedicated proactive American Express Supplier Enablement Team can help facilitate the supplier on-boarding process.
B2B Suite of Payment Solutions

Explore a customizable suite of payment solutions and products that can help your company improve payment processes.

Amex_BuyPay_IconBuyer Initiated Payments
As a push payment solution, BIP allows you to select the amount and date of the transaction, which can help reduce uncertainties about payment timing and improve payment efficiencies.
Amex_vPay_IconvPayment
A virtual payment solution that assigns a single-use account number to each transaction. Set a specific payment amount, date range, and transaction details to help control spend and facilitate reconciliation processes.
Amex_PurchCard_IconCorporate Purchasing Card
Helps simplify the day-to-day processes for everyday business purchases. Detailed
Corporate Purchasing Card (CPC) monthly reports contain purchasing information to help track spending.
What’s New with OptBlue?

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About American Express

Helping companies manage spend is the core business of American Express. Through their Global Commercial Payments group, American Express provides programs such as their Corporate Card, Corporate Purchasing Card, Corporate Account Reconciliation, Buyer Initiated Payments, and other expense management solutions to universities of all sizes nationwide.

BIP can improve cash flow management and streamline your institution’s payment process. Watch this video to learn how.

More Information

Please contact your Member Relations Representative or Jennifer NisbetPortfolio Support Executive, Diversified Products & Services.

E&I American Express Contract

Getting Started

To get started with E&I’s contract with American Express, please contact your E&I Member Relations Executive or Jennifer Nisbet, Portfolio Support Executive, Diversified Products & Services, at (559) 292-4892 or via email.