3PEA Expands into Automotive Sector in Partnership with the Dealer Automotive Group

HENDERSON, Nev.--()--3PEA International, Inc. (OTCQB:TPNL), a vertically integrated provider of innovative prepaid card programs and processing services for corporate, consumer and government applications, has signed a three year reseller agreement with the Dealer Automotive Group, LLC (DAG) whereby DAG will offer the PaySign® Connect prepaid solution as their exclusive prepaid incentive card solution to dealerships nationwide.

Leveraging its extensive relationships in the automotive industry, DAG will aggressively market 3PEA’s PaySign Connect prepaid incentive and reward solutions. The comprehensive PaySign Connect prepaid solution is designed to increase showroom traffic and new car sales, while maximizing long term customer loyalty by providing instant rewards and incentives to both customers and employees in real time. The cards will be used throughout the customer life cycle for test drive incentives, new car incentives, including dealer and factory rebates, service and parts department incentives, referral programs, and repeat buyer incentives. DAG will also provide dealer members with best practices for implementing the PaySign Connect solution.

“DAG is excited to take the PaySign brand to market for the automotive industry,” said Marsh White, Chief Technology Officer of Dealership Automotive Group. “Our team has relationships with dealerships across the United States. DAG currently offers over 50 of the industry’s top vendor products and services at a discounted rate to its members. We strongly believe that the PaySign Connect prepaid solution will forever change the way our dealer members market and reward their customers and employees. Our goal is to give our dealer members access to the industry’s best vendors at a great value, and PaySign is a perfect fit for our offerings.”

“The partnership with DAG marks the strategic entrance into the automotive sector for 3PEA,” said Mark Newcomer, Chairman and CEO of 3PEA International. “Our PaySign brand of prepaid cards, which encompasses solutions for corporate incentives, pharmaceutical co-pay assistance, source plasma donations, and other markets, is highly adaptable and a perfect fit for the automotive industry. We are excited to partner with DAG and look forward to leveraging their extensive network to market PaySign as their exclusive incentive prepaid card offering.”

About 3PEA International

3PEA International (OTCQB: TPNL) is an experienced and trusted prepaid debit card payment solutions provider as well as an integrated payment processor that has millions of prepaid debit cards in its portfolio. Through its PaySign brand, 3PEA designs and develops payment solutions, prepaid card programs, and customized payment services. 3PEA manages programs for many of the world’s largest pharmaceutical manufacturers with copay assistance products designed to maximize new patient acquisition, retention, and adherence. 3PEA’s corporate incentive prepaid cards are changing the way corporations reward, motivate, and engage their current and potential customers, employees, and agents. 3PEA’s customizable prepaid solutions offer significant cost savings while improving brand recognition and customer loyalty. 3PEA’s customers include healthcare companies, major pharmaceutical companies and source plasma providers, large multinationals, prestigious universities, and social media companies. PaySign is a registered trademark of 3PEA Technologies, Inc. in the United States and other countries. For more information visit us at www.3pea.com or follow us on LinkedIn, Twitter and Facebook.

About The Dealer Automotive Group

The Dealer Automotive Group (DAG) is one of the first groups of auto dealers established to maximize negotiating power amongst the top automotive vendors. DAG is able to lower dealer costs on SEO/SEM, direct mail, social products, sales and service training, client reward programs, service drive sales programs, equity mining solutions, follow up programs, full service marketing programs, radio, TV, print and more. DAG’s buying and negotiating power increases as its resources and member base grows. DAG has assembled the absolute best products and services for its members at the lowest price. The group was established by Dealers for Dealers and has the potential to be the most aggressive automotive group in the industry. For more information please visit www.DealerAutomotiveGroup.com or email info@dealerautomotivegroup.com.

Forward-Looking Statements

Certain statements in this news release may contain forward-looking information within the meaning of Rule 175 under the Securities Act of 1933 and Rule 3b-6 under the Securities Exchange Act of 1934, and are subject to the safe harbor created by those rules. All statements, other than statements of fact, included in this release, including, without limitation, statements regarding potential future plans and objectives of the companies, are forward-looking statements that involve risks and uncertainties. There is no assurance that such statements will prove to be accurate, and actual results and future events could differ materially. 3PEA undertakes no obligation to publicly update or revise any statements in this release, whether as a result of new information, future events, or otherwise.

Contacts

3PEA International, Inc.
Brian Polan, 1-702-749-7234
VP Corporate Finance
bpolan@3pea.com
www.3pea.com
or
Investor Relations:
MZ North America
Greg Falesnik, 1-949-385-6449
Senior Vice President
Greg.Falesnik@mzgroup.us
www.mzgroup.us

Release Summary

Dealer Automotive group to market 3PEA International's PaySign Connect prepaid card solution to the automotive industry.

Contacts

3PEA International, Inc.
Brian Polan, 1-702-749-7234
VP Corporate Finance
bpolan@3pea.com
www.3pea.com
or
Investor Relations:
MZ North America
Greg Falesnik, 1-949-385-6449
Senior Vice President
Greg.Falesnik@mzgroup.us
www.mzgroup.us