Ten years on from the inaugural Middle East Banking Innovation Summit, growth in the fintech industry in the MENA region is continuing to gather speed. Whilst digital transformation is occurring throughout; with significant developments occurring in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia, Bahrain and Lebanon, the UAE continues to hold its position as the region’s largest fintech hub as the banking sector joins the global trend of technology transformation and intense digitization. With competition from new market entrants intensified, banks in the Middle East are quickly rising to the challenges and opportunities presented by changing consumer expectations and new regulations, forcing them to continue their development of digital capabilities and banking innovation.
The undisputed market leader in banking technology events in the region, the Summit will bring together banking leaders, fintech experts and over 450 senior financial services executives to discuss the future of digital banking across a two-day agenda hosting over 40 international and regional speakers.
2019 Attendee Breakdown
The Summit will host a series of both regional and international keynote presentations,
in-depth case studies, interactive panel discussions and informal fireside chats, all of which
will address the shift in focus from traditional banking services to fully digitalized operations.
Key topics include:
► The transformative power of process automation in banking
► The role of the CIO in today’s digitally disrupted banking environment
► Retail Banking: Threats and opportunities caused by digital banks entering the retail sector
► Innovation & Digital Transformation: Exploring myths vs realities of cognitive technologies
► Use of AI & chatbots to support efficiencies in core banking processes
► Data insights based digital marketing: The power of social media in banking
► Biometrics in open banking
► The emergence of digital currencies in banking: Blockchain
► Optimizing UX for the omnichannel banking customer
► Data & Analytics: Why data monetization is more than just a revenue stream
Benefits of Attending
This Summit will delve into the developments, trends and strategies for developing technology-driven efficiencies in banking operations, digitally savvy marketing techniques and top tips for building banking ecosystems and third-party partnerships, whilst maintaining compliance and integrity in this fast-moving environment.
Expotrade Middle East FZ-LLC
Level 9, 907 Aurora Tower, Dubai Media City
PO Box 500686 Dubai, U.A.E.
Tel: +9714-4542135 Fax: +9714-4542136