Fintech Events Middle East

Fintech Events Middle East
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    Hong Kong

    Asian Financial Forum

    Jointly organised by the Hong Kong Special Administrative Region Government and the Hong Kong Trade Development Council, the Asian Financial Forum (AFF) brings together influential members of the global financial and business community for groundbreaking discussions and exchange of insights on the global economy from an Asian Perspective.

    At a glance: 
    ▪ 100+ distinguished speakers
    ▪ 3,000+ participants from 46 countries and regions (85% C-suite level)
    ▪ 670+ meetings for 520+ companies at AFF Deal Flow Matchmaking Session
    ▪ 240+ participants at InnoVenture Salon

    Key discussion topics
    ▪ China’s developments
    ▪ Global economic outlook
    ▪ Investment and wealth management
    ▪ Policy dialogue
    ▪ Technology and innovation
    ▪ Youth and talent development

    For more information, visit here.

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    24
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    25
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    Four Seasons Riyadh Hotel, Saudi Arabia

     

    Meftech

    MEFTECH the leading banking and financial technology exhibition and conference returns to the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia from the 24th and 25th February 2019 at the Four Seasons Riyadh Hotel, in partnership with MADA and SADAD and supported by  STC Pay.

    Bringing together 2000-3000 attendees in Riyadh, MEFTECH 2019 is the new FINTECH Hub in the Middle East. MEFTECH will address disrupting technology for all verticals of the financial environment attracting banks, financial institutions, e-commerce, medical, retail, hospitality, manufacturing, educational, travel and transportation industries; and this year’s exhibition and conference will extend across 3,500sqm.

    MEFTECH 2019 will have a dedicated start-up zone to meet groundbreaking start-ups in the regional commerce space, a world-class conference programme of international speakers tackling the most significant opportunities and challenges such as digital banking, revolutionizing remittance and hanging risk with AI. Registration for attendance at the second edition of MEFTECH which has brought together more than 8,000 financial industry executives and over 1,000 technology providers is now open.

    To register your interest and attendance visit www.meftechksa.com.

  • Wed
    27
    Feb
    2019
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    28
    Feb
    2019
    JW Marriott Marquis, Dubai

    IDC CIO Summit 2019

    IDC is all set to host the 12th edition of Middle East CIO Summit 2019, under the theme “Strategies for an Era of Multiplied Innovation & Automation” scheduled to be held from 27th – 28th February 2019 at JW Marriott Marquis, Dubai.

    The event is expected to witness a footfall of respected global analysts, market-leading vendors, and 200 of the region's most influential ICT leaders to lay down a blueprint for thriving in the digital economy. IDC's Middle East CIO Summit has served as a pioneering platform for ICT thought leadership in the region since 2008, and returns in 2019 to make sense of the region's rapidly evolving digital transformation landscape.

    For more Information, visit here IDC CIO Summit 2019

  • Mon
    11
    Mar
    2019
    Radisson Blu Addis Ababa, Ethopia

    Finnovation Ethiopia 2019

    Finnovation Ethiopia 2019 will be held at the Radisson Blu Addis Ababa on the 11th of March 2019 and will tackle the most pressing questions for the progress of FinTech and the positive and profitable transformation of banking in Africa, providing a platform for all stakeholders to engage in creating the future of financial services on the continent – from established banking powerhouses to FinTech start‐ups.

    The event will gather all players in the African FinTech ecosystem, including: Government policymakers, leading banks & financial institutions, MNOs, legacy and neo payment players, international & regional investors, and the tech start‐up community on the continent who will come together at Finnovation Africa 2017 in Ethiopia with the purpose of driving positive FinTech impacts for Africa.

    Finnovation Ethiopia 2019 will focus on the following major issues: The Digital Transformation of Banking, Mobile Money & Retail, Payments Innovation, Open Banking/APIs in Africa, Finclusion & Islamic Finance, Blockchain & Bitcoin: Realities in Africa, and CyberSecurity ‐ as well as featuring sessions with a highly innovative format such as Inside the Investor’s Mind, Interviews with a Global Finnovator and an African Pioneer, Founder's PainPoints, and The Wolves’ Den pitchfest.

    Tap into the high-growth Africa FinTech opportunity by becoming a part of the Finnovation Ethiopia 2019 - Let's Talk Now!

     

    Register now and get 10% off with code FNN10

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    02
    Apr
    2019
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    03
    Apr
    2019
    Doha, Qatar

    Financial Innovation Summit

    Innovation and digitalization are reshaping the financial industry model over the past decade. The banking sector remains under pressure as technology is impacting every industry and the payments sector is no exception. With evolving customer demand, banks and financial institutions have to invest in digitalization to stay ahead of the game. With regulatory support to embrace a cashless society and encourage new entrant innovative FinTechs, financial services providers must focus on digitalization by redesigning their user experience, get their basics right to improve customer convenience. Banks struggling today in implementing digitalization and to provide customers with a frictionless experience and seamless checkout processes will eventually witness the rising FinTechs taking the lead. The question is, do banks collaborate, or do they compete?

    The Financial Innovation Summit brings together the who’s who from the local and international banking and FinTech industry to share their experiences and use cases digital transformation which would lead to a cashless society.

    The summit will address the greatest challenges and opportunities for Qatar’s FinTech and Digital Banking industry by providing insights on:

    • Investing fully into Digital Financial Technology for economic diversification as per the National Vision 2030.
    • Enhancing Regulations in an effective manner to attract FinTech development, innovation and digitalization.
    • Positioning Qatar to become a fully cashless society by the FIFA World Cup 2022 to promote world-class digital banking facilities.
    • Developing a FinTech hub by end of 2018 in partnership with international Tech Giants and Platforms to enhance the financial sector’s digital offerings and opportunities.
    • Becoming one of the secured banking and financial services industry in the world by maintaining the best cyber resilience and security standards.
    • Effectively utilizing advanced digitalization such as AI, RPA, IoT and much more to enhance the customer’s banking experience across all business verticals.

    Register now and get 10% off with code FISFTN10

  • Tue
    02
    Apr
    2019
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    03
    Apr
    2019
    Dubai World Trade Centre

    blockchain festival

    The second edition of the Future Blockchain Summit, the world's largest blockchain festival brings to the forefront government visionaries, blockchain revolutionists, startups, investors and the brightest disruptors to marry business sense with opportunity and set the global blockchain agenda.

    For more Information, visit here: https://www.futureblockchainsummit.com/

  • Mon
    08
    Apr
    2019
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    10
    Apr
    2019
    Dubai

     

    AIM_Startup_2019

    Launched in 2017, AIM Startup, an initiative of the UAE Ministry of Economy, aims to connect promising startups with investors and business partners from all around the world. It is set in the heart of UAE's Annual Investment Meeting, the World's Leading FDI Platform for Emerging Markets and held under the Patronage of H.H. Sheikh Mohammed Bin Rashid Al Maktoum, UAE Vice President, Prime Minister and Ruler of Dubai. AIM Startup is the ideal platform for startup companies looking to raise capital, expand into new markets and forge meaningful business relationships with major investors, business leaders, representatives of international institutions and government entities.

    On April 8-10, AIM Startup will host the Third Edition of its Annual Innovation Showcase and Pitch Competition in Dubai, United Arab Emirates, in conjunction with the Annual Investment Meeting and Future Cities Show.

    This year, 500+ promising startups will convene under one roof to meet with investors, corporates, government representatives and industry experts and will be given the opportunity to demonstrate their ground breaking solutions to a global audience over 20,000.

    For more Information, visit here: http://aimstartup.com/

  • Mon
    08
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    2019
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    10
    Apr
    2019
    Dubai, UAE

    AIM

    The Annual Investment Meeting is the world's leading and most established gathering of the international investment community, leading academics and experts showcasing up-to-date information, strategies and knowledge on attracting Foreign Direct Investment (FDI).

    The event offers a truly knowledge-based forum with cutting-edge information on the latest developments in foreign direct investment and related issues. It serves as a unique platform to meet, network, and exchange experiences, explore business opportunities and sign cooperation agreements and partnerships.

    Included in its 9th Edition are the following features: Conference, International Exhibition, Capacity Building Workshops, AIM Startup, Investment Awards, AIM Connect, Investors’ Hub, Country Presentations, and Online/Onsite Business Matchmaking.

    The ninth edition of the Annual Investment Meeting will be held on 8 – 10 April 2019 at the Dubai, United Arab Emirates. The theme is “Mapping the Future of FDI: Enriching World Economies through Digital Globalization”.

     

    For more Information, visit here http://www.aimcongress.com/

  • Wed
    10
    Apr
    2019
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    11
    Apr
    2019
    Dubai International Convention & Exhibition Center, Dubai, UAE

    Seamless

    With over 10 000 visitors, 400 speakers and 350+ exhibitors, Seamless brings the brightest minds together from across payments, e-commerce and retail.

    Seamless ignites new ideas and inspires the audience to think differently. You’ll be stimulated by innovators, business leaders and entrepreneurs from across the globe. Seamless has five separate conference agendas covering the world of Payments, Fintech, Ecommerce, Retail and Identity. With one shared free-to-attend exhibition hosting 350 of the region's leading technology providers. The event is held in Dubai International Convention & Exhibition Center, UAE, on 10-11 April 2019.

    For more Information, visit Terappinn.com

  • Tue
    16
    Apr
    2019
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    31
    Dec
    2019

    Great Chatwell

    This topic is one of the most exciting and stimulating financial crime courses in our portfolio. Accredited by the CPD certification service and delivered in association with the University of Gloucestershire, the course aims to demystify the management of virtual assets (VA), also known as cryptography and Distributed Ledger Technology.

    The course is designed to support risk professionals, anti-money laundering ,laundering professionals and VC industry practitioners in understanding more about the development of (VA) and how to manage associated financial crime risks.

    Core learning is provided via a detailed course manual, with additional media providing further help and guidance on some of the course’s key learning points.

    To confirm learning and understanding, all students are required to complete a timed one-hour online assessment made up of 25 multiple choice questions. The pass mark is 80% and the format is open-book.

    The course is delivered in association with the University of Gloucestershire, and students who are successful will be permitted to use the designation ‘AdvCertVC’ to confirm their qualification.

    Register NOW and get £100 discount with code fintechnews

    *Students can start the course as soon as they enroll and it is self-paced so they can do it in their own time.

  • Wed
    17
    Apr
    2019
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    18
    Apr
    2019
    Riyadh, KSA

    futursec

    FutureSec, Saudi’s first Banking Information Security Summit will be hosted in Riyadh, Saudi Arabia on 17-18 April 2019 bringing together leading regional and international banking information and security officials to uncover latest ways to secure information, shape IT functions and drive technology implementations for their most critical security initiatives.

    The summit will also bring together several solution providers and technology innovators to share their customer success stories and case studies with 150+ banking leaders & stakeholders from over 10+ countries.

    Register here and enter code FN10 for 10% discount

  • Mon
    03
    Jun
    2019
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    04
    Jun
    2019
    David InterContinental Hotel, Tel Aviv, Israel

    token fest 2019

    Token Fest is an exclusive, two-day networking event focused on the business and technology of tokenization. Attendees will gain a wealth of insights and information about the state of the token-based economy while networking with over 2,500 senior level decision makers.

    Topics covered during the event will include applied cryptoeconomics, token design, token trading and the future of digital assets, the structure and dynamics of security tokens, ICO blueprint for token crowdfunding, commercialization of blockchain platforms, multi-industry case studies of decentralized platforms, obstacles to mainstream adoption, and more.

    For more Information, visit here

  • Wed
    12
    Jun
    2019
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    13
    Jun
    2019
    Bahrain

    InsurByte 2019

    Building on the success of the 2017 conference, InsurByte 2019, in strategic partnership with Bahrain Insurance Association, and the Bahrain Institute of Banking & Finance, has evolved into a platform that aims to provide knowledge exchange, foster synergies among market players to find solutions, and implement & promote innovative insurance practices in a collaborative, open and transparent manner.

    For more Information, visit here.

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    17
    Jun
    2019
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    18
    Jun
    2019
    The Nile Ritz-Carlton, Cairo, Egypt

    Seamless North AfricaThe conference is for those serious about providing a seamless customer experience.

    With inspirational keynotes from across the world, innovators already changing commerce in their companies and technology leaders from retail, ecommerce and payments across North Africa.

    For more Information, visit here

  • Wed
    19
    Jun
    2019
    Luxembourg, Europe

    fintech Awards Luxembourg

    Explore the Luxembourg fintech ecosystem for two days, meet some of the financial industry’s savviest decision-makers, investors, bankers and entrepreneurs and compete with first-class fintechs from Luxembourg and across Europe.

    Applications open until 06 May

    Applications for the awards opened on 15 March and will close on 06 May.

    €50,000 in prize money

    The prizes are designed to help you grow and develop your company in Luxembourg. Prizes include €50,000 in prize money, membership and six months hosting at the LHoFT, an advertisement in a Maison Moderne publication and 10 consulting hours from KPMG.

     

    You can apply for the awards at https://www.fintechawards.lu/

  • Tue
    25
    Jun
    2019
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    26
    Jun
    2019
    Dubai

    BFCMENA 2019

    Examine the Latest Blockchain Use Cases to Help Drive Adoption and Commercialisation within Financial Services in the Middle East Region

    For more Information, visit here: BFCMENA2019

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    25
    Jun
    2019
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    26
    Jun
    2019
    Dubai, UAE

    ATMIA Middle East 2019

    The ATMIA Middle East 2019 conference will focus on global trends in next-gen ATMs and innovations in digital banking.

    The ATM-dedicated conference will offer delegates and exhibitors the opportunity to share experiences and insights with their peers and industry experts from across the Gulf, Middle East and surrounding regions.

    For more Information, visit here

  • Wed
    26
    Jun
    2019
    Intercontinental Hotel Amman, Jordan

    Fintech Summit Middle EastA high-level conference in which we will examine the way that technology is evolving, shaping new conditions and prospects for banking, financial services.

    Fintech Summit Middle East will take place on 26 June 2019 in Amman Jordan, that promises to bring together more than 300+ industry leaders, business decision makers, tech innovators , business leaders & disruptive technologists, regulators, & academics, who’re shaping the future of banking and financial services by driving a technological revolution in the industry across the Middle East.

    The summit will discuss the latest disruptions & opportunities across the fintech landscape – including blockchain to online payments and digital banking. This one-day event focuses on financial technology with a range of programming, including panels, off-sites and networking opportunities.

    For more Information, visit here

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    26
    Jun
    2019
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    27
    Jun
    2019
    Israel

    Now in its 3rd year, FinTech Junction has become Israel’s largest and leading conference on technology and innovation in the financial industry. This year we’re expecting 1,500+ professional attendees from Israel and from around the world: CXO’s, entrepreneurs, investors, innovation and fintech leaders from the leading startups, fintechs, banks, financial institutions, hubs, accelerators and investment companies, private, public, and government-owned.

    For more Information, visit here

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    26
    Jun
    2019
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    27
    Jun
    2019
    Muscat, Oman

    Oman Islamic fintech Forum 2019

    OiFF2019 is the first of its kind in Oman to bring the potential of Islamic Fintech under the limelight.

    While some neighbouring countries pioneered in adopting Islamic Fintech, Oman Islamic Fintech Forum will set the stage for Islamic Fintech experts to meet and share their expertise in order to assess Oman’s potential in embracing Islamic Fintech to promote economic growth and develop the industry of Islamic Finance.

    Oman Islamic FinTech Forum aims to become the exclusive Islamic Fintech reference in Oman. This event will bring industry experts from various fields of expertise – regulators, bankers, entrepreneurs, investors, and IT experts to share their experiences and insights in developing the FinTech ecosystem for Islamic finance in Oman.

    For more Information, visit here

  • Thu
    11
    Jul
    2019

    Focus on FinTech

    The IFF Online Academy course, Focus on FinTech which starts on July 11, is delivered 100% online, with five modules delivered over five weeks.

    You will study the effects of the shift to open banking, the opportunities and challenges the shifts in market dynamics could create for you and how you can develop a strategy in the face of all this uncertainty.

    The module titles are:

    1. Evolution of Digital for Banks & Open Banking;
    2. Key Technology Enablers;
    3. Battlegrounds & Sub-Sectors;
    4. Payments;
    5. Winning Formula

    After this course, you will be able to:

    • Understand the fintech market and distinguish the signal from the noise
    • Identify opportunities and challenges from the fintech revolution for your business
    • Develop a fintech strategy for your business

    Register now and get 10% off with code FINTECH10

  • Wed
    24
    Jul
    2019
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    25
    Jul
    2019
    Johannesburg, South Africa

    Finnovex will bring together Fintech influencers, senior banking experts and industry leaders to network, collaborate and discuss the future of the banking and financial services industry. With banks now looking to become truly digital entities, it will be innovation that will act as the differentiator between the best and the rest.

    In parallel, the industry is facing ever-changing hurdles related to cyber threats, data protection and increasingly complex regulatory requirements – making the task of navigating innovation increasingly challenging. This must-attend conference will focus on the developments in the banking industry, with an emphasis on the impact of technology and innovation in this sector.

    For more Information, visit here

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    19
    Aug
    2019
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    21
    Aug
    2019
    Radisson Blu Nairobi, Kenya

    AFRICA INSURTECH SUMMIT 2019

    Insurtech is transforming the insurance industry with new technologies to improve customer experience, simplify policy management, and increase competition. Africa Insurtech Summit 2019 is the most valuable event of 2019 involving insurance tech companies interested in fresh insurance ideas for nurturing existing businesses and sourcing new markets through technology. The Summit will be held on 21st August 2019 at Radisson Blu Nairobi with the theme “the future of Insurtech”. It will run concurrently with East African Microfinance Summit on day three.

    For more Information, visit here

  • Tue
    27
    Aug
    2019
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    28
    Aug
    2019
    Johannesburg, South Africa

    Unlock the payments potential in Africa by attending the inaugural Africa – Global Payment Summit (GPS), to be held on 27-28th August 2019 at the Hilton Sandton in Johannesburg, South Africa.

    Africa GPS will bring together the 16 SADC - Central Bank members and key stakeholders instrumental in the quest for an enhanced payment and banking ecosystem and will provide a focus and takeaways on how this can be realized. We will look at the latest national developments, wallets as well as the larger, cross-border regional platforms that are transforming the African payments landscape. Also in focus will be the cashless initiatives across the region enabling the unbanked and geographically remote to transact seamlessly.

    Beyond the African landscape, our international reach will endeavour to bring the global best practices from Europe, America, and Asia.

    Why join Africa GPS?

    Organized by Currency Research, Africa GPS is a niche, content-driven Summit with an emphasis on thought leadership, knowledge exchange and high-level networking. The event brings together central bankers, regulators, innovators, decision makers and entrepreneurs from the entire payments, banking and FinTech ecosystem.

    Register now and enter cod FINMEA to get 10% off

  • Mon
    02
    Sep
    2019
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    Sep
    2019
    Radisson Blu Hotel, Nairobi, Kenya

    Seamless East Africa

    Seamless East Africa, now in its 5th edition, has proven to be the flagship payments, fintech, banking and insurtech event of East Africa. The event has grown year on year, bringing together 1500+ payments , banking and fintech professionals to Nairobi from across 45 countries . Our audience consists of 83% decision makers and influencers , and is represented by all major banks in East Africa.

    For more Information, visit here

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    21
    Oct
    2019
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    23
    Oct
    2019
    Abu Dhabi National Exhibition Centre

    Fintech Abu Dhabi

    This October 21-23, MENA’s leading FinTech festival will be held at the Abu Dhabi National Exhibition Centre. FinTech Abu Dhabi will bring together 5,000 influencers and innovators who are pioneering the new wave of innovation across financial services.

    Building on the success of the previous two editions of FinTech Abu Dhabi, ADGM has partnered with Unbound, an award-winning global innovation ecosystem builder with a successful track record of creating innovation events around the world, to deliver FinTech Abu Dhabi.

    This third edition will establish FinTech Abu Dhabi as MENA’s largest FinTech festival, exploring the next frontier of financial technology and innovation. This will be the meeting point for the global FinTech community in 2019, featuring many country delegations, a new global challenge format, a FinTech World Tour, the inaugural FinTech Abu Dhabi Awards for Excellence and a showcase of the world’s most promising FinTech startups and scaleups.

    For more Information, visit here

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    17
    Nov
    2019
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    Nov
    2019
    Dubai

    finovate middle east400+ attendees. 20+ firms demoing. 60+ expert speakers. Insights and connections you only find at Finovate.

    Finovate brings together the Middle East's fintech community to showcase cutting-edge banking, financial and payments technology. See the latest fintech innovations demoed live on stage and hear insights from global financial services experts.

    For more Information, visit here

  • Sat
    07
    Dec
    2019
    Johannesburg, South Africa

    Traders Fair

    Series of Fantastic Traders Fairs and Gala Nights is going to take place in Thailand, Egypt, Malaysia, Philippines, Vietnam and Singapore attracting the world of traders to one place during in one day. Top speakers are going to make educational speeches in the Fair seminar halls. The Fair program is going to be full of entertainments, magic shows, lucky draws, fantastic prizes, live performances and music.

    For more Information, visit here