MEBIS Dubai 2018

17-18 September 2018
Roda Al Bustan, Dubai
United Arab Emirates

The Region’s Leading Banking & Innovation Event

The banking industry is undergoing a phenomenal transformation, overcoming traditional processes and legacy systems, to implement innovative and disruptive technologies that will ultimately revolutionize the sector as we know it – both globally and in the GCC region.

The 8th Annual Middle East Banking Innovation Summit, taking place on 17-18 September 2018 at Dubai will explore the emerging technologies, developments and trends, as well as the new opportunities arising for financial institutions throughout the UAE.

Over the last seven years, the Middle East Banking Innovation Summit has emerged as the largest platform in the region for banking technology, and is the only event that brings together over 450 senior industry experts and leaders to discuss the future of banking.

The Region’s Leading Banking & Innovation Event


Featured Speakers

Julian Wilson |
Julian Wilson

Product Owner Group Innovation Barclays UK

Pedro Pinto Coelho |
Pedro Pinto Coelho

Chairman and Chief Executive BANCO BNI EUROPA

Bashar Kilani
Bashar Kilani

Region Executive IBM Middle East

Paolo Barbesino
Paolo Barbesino

Senior Vice President & Head of Multi-Channel Banking Emirates NBD

Sanjay Khanna |
Sanjay Khanna

Chief Information Officer RAKBANK

Zubair Ahmed |
Zubair Ahmed

Chief Information Officer Emirates Islamic Bank

Yasar Yilmaz
Yasar Yilmaz

Industry Head, Financial Services, Middle East & Africa Microsoft

Przemek Bogusz |
Przemek Bogusz

Financial Services Sector Director Comarch

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2017 Numbers

10 +
Hours of Networking
20 +
Relevant Topics
40 +
Expert Speakers
450 +
Senior Professionals

Attendee Feedback

The content of the program and the speakers were all excellent. It was very informative. The seminar was organized in a very efficient manner. Hats off to the organizers.

Ajoy Kumar

Chief Compliance Officer, Belhasa Global Exchange
  All in all I was very satisfied with the event. The organizers did a great job. What we really appreciated was that we could meet our target group and see who was really interested in our product.

Diane Szarvas

Marketing Specialist, Dorsum
Over all it was a very nice experience. There was a good ambiance and it was organized well. It was an interactive summit and I would like to be a part of this event again and again.

Furqan Javaid

Senior Analyst, First Abu Dhabi Bank

2017 Attendee Breakdown

20% - Heads of Retail Banking

17% - GMs & Senior Management

16% - Heads of Cards & Payments

14% - CIOs, CTOs & CMOs

12% - CSOs & Heads of IT Security

11% - COOs & Heads of Operations

9% - Heads of Risk & Compliance

1% - Others

As the leading Banking Innovation Summit in the Middle East region, you can expect to network and collaborate with over 450 senior professionals, representing the below departments:

  • Risk Management
  • Mobile Banking
  • Strategy & Operations
  • Retail Banking
  • R&D
  • Product Development
  • Customer Experience
  • IT
  • Data Analytics

2018 Programme


Q & A

Case Studies

Latest Innovations

Panel Discussions

Industry Trends
Through a combination of presentations, case studies, panel discussions and Q&A sessions, the 2018 summit programme will address -
The Power of Blockchain
Consumer-centricity in Retail Banking
Security in the New Era of Digital Banking
The Landscape of Finance in the UAE
IoT Action Plans
Digitalizing Risk Management
Open Banking Business Models
The SME Landscape in Finance
Cashless Economies

The Benefits of Attending

An event like no other, this by invitation only summit is the only platform in the Middle East for sharing knowledge and connecting with like-minded professionals to discuss the current trends, challenges and goals for the digital transformation of banking.

Unrivalled Networking Opportunities
Visionary International and Regional Expert Speakers
State-of-the-art Products, Solutions and Technologies
Insightful Discussions & Knowledge Empowerment

2018 Video Snapshot

Registration Closed!

17-18 September 2018

Roda Al Bustan, Dubai
United Arab Emirates



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PO Box 500686 Dubai, U.A.E.
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