Unlocking the Innovative Channels for the African Retail Banking and Fintech Sector

By in Awards, Fashion, Lifestyle on July 4, 2016

8th Annual Retail Banking & FinTech Africa Forum will gather leading industry experts to focus on the latest developments for the sector.

Johannesburg – With the advancements in technology, retail banking industry is witnessing a dynamically changing landscape, where technology is shaping up its each and every aspect.

According to studies by PWC, by 2020 banks will compete by branding and not just physical presence. This means that banks can compete even without having a physical distribution network. The studies also state that technological advances and reduced switching costs will result in a greater focus on customer centricity and customer retention.

After receiving tremendous response for 7 consecutive years, 8th Annual Retail Banking & FinTech Africa Forum is being organized to provide a platform for industry experts to discuss and analyze the latest trends, technologies, innovations and strategies for the industry.

This year, the conference is being held on 28 – 29 September 2016 in Johannesburg – South Africa. Among other issues, the event will be focusing on achieving a strong return from the digital strategy; implementing a true customer centric model; successful financial inclusion business cases and social banking. The event will also emphasis on macro issues of importing best retail banking practices, managing disruption with cultural

intelligence and aiming to connect Africa to the world of Islamic finance & banking.

Participation of C-level professional from renowned organizations in the region such as Barclays Group, First National Bank, MauBank Ltd, Bank of Khartoum, Standard Bank, ZB Financial Holdings, United Bank for Africa, Atlas Mara, Guaranty trust Bank, National Microfinance Bank and many more, will lay the required platform to brainstorm and strategies the future of retail banking in the region.

The conference is being sponsored by Temenos and Newgen as the Gold Sponsors and South African Airways as Official Airline Partner.

For more information about the summit, and to receive summit agenda with speaker list and topics, kindly drop an email at [email protected]