London, 01 November 2022: FinTech Connect 2022, Europe’s only dedicated fintech event for the entire ecosystem, is back in-person after three years of virtual meetings due to the Covid-19 pandemic, promising unrivalled market insights and unique networking opportunities in the fast-evolving fintech sector.
Now in its ninth year, FinTech Connect 2022 is taking place between 30th November and 1st of December 2022, at the ExCel centre in London’s bustling docklands, and is set to welcome more than 3,000 attendees, who, over the course of two days, will hear from and meet the global fintech industry C-suite leaders and start-up innovators defining the course of the industry – and all under one roof.
Covering themes such as the metaverse, digital transformation, web 3.0, Open Banking, the impact of AI, crypto and De-Fi, attendees will hear unique market insights and perspectives from more than 120 speakers representing organisations across the full fintech ecosystem. With more than 70 sessions, keynote panel discussions, and interactive debates, attendees will also enjoy more than 30 dedicated tech demos, showcasing the latest transformational solutions that are reshaping the global payments landscape.
The event, comprising four vertical streams – PayTech, Blockchain, Digital Experience (DX) and RegTech – will hear from a wide range of trailblazing fintech industry leaders and renowned experts, spanning payments, banking, solution design, telecoms, law, academia, and regulators amongst others, on the most pressing topics and trends driving fintech forward, including:
• The regulatory landscape in 2023 and beyond
• Integrating AI into RegTech to increase operational efficiency
• How MiCA regulation will drive wider European crypto adoption
• Payments in the metaverse
• New challenges in acquiring models
• Navigating the future of the B2B payments landscape
• Open banking, open finance and open economy
• BaaS – adapting, scaling and innovating to keep up with the consumer
• Enhancing the customer experience to increase profitability
• Crypto – are reports of its death greatly exaggerated?
• Blockchain and ESG – can blockchain go green?
• CBDCs – how are central and commercial banks approaching them?
Building upon its stellar reputation as a prime thought leadership and business intelligence meeting place, on 1st December, FinTech Connect 2022 will hold the Founders Forum, bringing together CEOs and founders from game-changing fintech scale-ups to discuss and debate the challenges of entering hyper growth. The Founders Forum will address the successful building blocks of the scale-up ecosystem, including access to funding, talent acquisition and retention, effective leadership styles, cash-flow modelling, and customer engagement & commercial strategy.
FinTech Connect 2022 will also host the world-first premiere of a documentary produced in conjunction with media giant ITN Productions, “FinTech for Good”. Showcasing how fintech solutions are making immediate, positive changes to promote financial inclusion and education, and helping people to take control of their finances, the documentary features the outstanding innovations that are helping people in their daily lives. (further info)
Laurence Coldicott, Senior Content Director of Fintech Connect 2022, says: “After the pandemic-induced move to online-only events for the past two years, we’re thrilled to welcome back attendees in person once again to experience the live buzz and bustle of Europe’s most dynamic and relevant fintech ecosystem event. FinTech Connect 2022 promises phenomenally powerful insights and pivotal intelligence, in tandem with live demonstrations of the latest ingenious tech solutions, and even more interactive sessions and debates to drive the industry’s conversations forward.
“Whether it be a challenger bank, innovative merchant, central bank, tier one financial institution or cutting-edge tech player, the sheer calibre of our speaker line-up, representing the brightest and best pioneers in their fields, is a major draw in itself. Combined with the Founders Forum, and the premiere of “FinTech for Good”, this year’s event offers unparalleled understanding of where the global fintech industry is at right now – and where it’s headed.”
FinTech Connect 2022’s media attendees get free entry and will be able to conduct interviews, briefings and meetings in the event’s interactive media room. Media requests are being handled by FinTech Connect 2022’s official PR partner, SkyParlour (contact details below). Media can register to attend at https://www.fintechconnect.com/events-london/srspricing.
The full agenda, list of all-star speakers, keynote panel and content themes can be found at https://www.fintechconnect.com/events-london.
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ABOUT FINTECH CONNECT
FinTech Connect is where large teams from major financial institutions go to assess the latest innovations on the market, and where fintechs come to accelerate dialogues with digital buyers with responsibility across digital transformation, payments, financial security, regtech and blockchain.
The 2022 event will bring together 3,000+ of the fintech community to share best practice, showcase new products and solutions and shape financial services of the future. FinTech Connect features four vertical streams, the FinTech Founders Forum plus the premiere of the ITN Productions documentary “Fintech for Good”. The two-day conference and exhibition offer a comprehensive programme of interactive workshops, a multitude of innovative tech demos, and multiple networking opportunities.
Laura Gordon, Marketing Director, Alpha Events
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