Top Financial Services & FinTech Conferences to Attend in 2020

As we move closer to the end of 2019, we wanted to help you get prepared for the year ahead. We’ve compiled a comprehensive list of the Top Financial Services and FinTech Conferences to Attend in 2020 to make planning your 2020 event calendar a little bit easier!

When growing a financial company, it’s vital to keep up with the latest FinTech innovations and new trends in the Financial Services space. And there’s no greater opportunity out there than attending the highest-rated Finance events next year.

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Reasons to attend Financial Services & FinTech Conferences in 2020

  • Network with like-minded professionals from around the globe
  • Learn the latest Financial Services news and FinTech trends
  • Showcase and discover new industry innovations
  • Build a lead generation channel
  • Streamline your company’s processes
  • Collaborate with peers and engage with prospects 
  • Educate your team on new innovations and opportunities
  • Increase the exposure of your brand
  • Scale-up your financial business

These are just a few of the advantages of attending Finance industry events. Now take a look at our list of the top FinTech and Financial Services conferences for 2020 and starting picking the events that could be ideal for your business.

Inbound FinTech’s Top Financial Services & FinTech Conferences for 2020

Take a look at our key suggestions for Financial Services events and FinTech conferences for 2020. Start planning your events agenda for next year:


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📌 Senior Retail Banking Forum

When: Jan 1, 2020
Where: Indianapolis, USA
A Few Words: The Senior Retail Banking Forum will be focused on discussing and solving current industry challenges faced in Retail banking. A very good opportunity to grow both personally and professionally. 

📌 Global Conference on Business and Finance

When: Jan 6-8, 2020
Where: Hawaii, USA
A Few Words: With participants from around the world, the GCBF provides an excellent opportunity for both the academic and business communities to share latest research and trends in all areas of Business, Finance, Accounting, Management, Marketing, Economics, Education, AgriBusiness and related areas.

📌 Fintech & Blockchain Conference Bangalore

When: Jan 20, 2020
Where: Bengaluru, India
A Few Words: Fintech & Blockchain Conference Bangalore is a good opportunity to learn applications of Blockchain in management, industry, engineering and administration for those with interest in these areas. 

📌 Fintech Retreat

When: Jan 22, 2020
Where: California, USA
A Few Words: Fintech Retreat 2020 will bring together entrepreneurs, investors, professionals and leaders in finance to network and deep dive into the latest trends and innovations around the FinTech world. 

📌 Paris Fintech Forum

When: Jan 28-29, 2020
Where:
Paris, France
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Considered the most exclusive European event on digital finance at fintech time, Paris Fintech Forum is a great opportunity for professionals around the world to network with peers.

📌 Digital Transformation in Banking

When: Jan 30, 2020
Where:
London, UK
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Digital Transformation in Banking Summit aims to help the banking sector learn about the latest industry best practices in Europe and address some of the most common challenges of implementing Digital Transformation. 



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📌 London Blockchain Week

When: Feb 6-13, 2020
Where: London, UK
A Few Words: The 6th Annual London Blockchain Week is expecting over 3000 participants to take part at a series of meetups, evening receptions and workshops right in the heart of London. 

📌 World Retail Banking Summit

When: Feb 10-11, 2020
Where: Dubai, United Arab Emirates
A Few Words: The key-themes and topics that will be covered at the World Retail Banking Summit include:

• Creating infrastructure and social norms around data strategy
• Offering compelling digital payment propositions to win the wars of wallet
• Putting together scalable digital propositions for SME clients to gain sustainable advantage
• Forging partnerships to make banks center of customer attention again
• Implementing platform strategy to create banks future ready for customer

and many others.

📌 Finovate Europe

When: Feb 11-13, 2020
Where: Berlin, Germany
A Few Words: For 2 days, Finovate Europe will be host for 64 product demos on new and improved financial services and solutions that can be used in today's FInTech world. 

📌 FiNext Awards and Conference Dubai

When: Feb 26-27, 2020
Where: Dubai, United Arab Emirates
A Few Words: FiNext Awards and Conference 2020 is the perfect place for start-ups, SMEs, incumbent tech providers, investors, financial institutions and other stakeholders to network and interact. In addition, the FiNext Tech Awards are meant to acknowledge the efforts of FinTech thought leaders of the industry.


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📌 Hong Kong Blockchain Week

When: Mar 2-6, 2020
Where: Hong Kong
A Few Words: The Hong Kong Blockchain Week is considered the largest event of its kind in Hong Kong, bringing together the world's blockchain community to discuss the latest industry developments, insights and trends and their real-world applications. 

📌 FinNext 2020

When: Mar 15-17, 2020
Where: New Orleans, USA
A Few Words: FinNext 2020 is the place where FP&A professionals meet to connect and share their industry expertise and discuss key-topics such as digital transformation, artificial intelligence and driver-based planning.

📌 AML Compliance Conference

When: Mar 16-18, 2020
Where:
Miami, USA
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AML Compliance Conference is aimed to shape the future of fight against financial crime. The 3-days event will welcome like-minded compliance professionals to collaborate and exchange information around financial services and regulation. 

📌 RBI 2020 EU

When: Mar 23-25, 2020
Where:
London, UK
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RBI 2020 Europe will host 400+ Finance & Technology delegates for 3 days full of networking,  cutting-edge Digital Transformation knowledge sharing and workshops.

📌 Money 20/20 Asia

When: Mar 24-26, 2020
Where:
Singapore, Asia
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Money 20/20 is Asia's leading event covering Payments, FinTech and Banking and is uniting the world's brightest minds to create a clear vision on the future of money. 


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📌 Empire FinTech 2020

When: Apr 1, 2020
Where: New York, USA
A Few Words: Empire FinTech 2020 prepares a day packed with demos, networking, keynotes and showcasing the best of New York in terms of FinTech. 

📌 Essentials of Banking

When: Apr 1, 2020
Where: Indianapolis, USA
A Few Words: The Essentials of Banking Conference is addressed to the newer bank employees, as well as a refresher for the veteran ones. Its scope is to provide full knowledge of banking principles and operations.

📌 Future of Banking: Live

When: Apr 9, 2020
Where: Sydney, Australia
A Few Words: As the banking world is rapidly changing, Future of Banking: Live conference aims to create an ecosystem for the digital banking pioneers. This event is meant to be meaningful and educative for everyone who is interested in the future of banking and challenger banks. 

📌 IFGS 2020

When: Apr 20-21, 2020
Where: London, UK
A Few Words: As UK is considered a global FinTech hub, IFGS 2020 is aiming to bring together world's best delegates to showcase the best of this sector, connect and discuss inspiring ideas, trends and business solutions.

📌 UK FinTech Week 

When: Apr 20-24, 2020
Where: London, UK
A Few Words: Leveraging the power of technology and an innovative mindset, UK FinTech Week is bringing the pioneers of tomorrow together, to discuss how to provide consumers and businesses with access to better and more sustainable financial products. 

📌 Bank + Fintech

When: Apr 21-23, 2020
Where: Berlin, Germany
A Few Words: Bank + Fintech will bring together industry peers to network, discuss the latest innovations and opportunities and gain expert insights on today's FinTech challenges. 

📌 FiNext Awards and Conference Amsterdam

When: Apr 23-24, 2020
Where: Amsterdam, Netherlands
A Few Words: FiNext Awards and Conference 2020 Amsterdam is the best opportunity for start-ups, SMEs, incumbent tech providers, investors, financial institutions and other stakeholders to connect and interact. In addition, the FiNext Tech Awards are aimed to acknowledge the efforts of FinTech thought leaders and reward them accordingly.


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📌 BAFT North America

When: May 3-6, 2020
Where: Orlando, USA
A Few Words: BAFT is formed by the merger of the Bankers Association for Finance and Trade (BAFT) and the International Financial Services Association (IFSA). Its aim is to provide advocacy, education, training and thought leadership and a global forum for its members with interests in the areas of payments, trade finance, compliance, and regulations.

📌 ACT Annual Conference 2020

When: May 12-13, 2020
Where:
Wales
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The 2020 edition of ACT Annual Conference will focus on how treasurers can balance risk while promoting sustainable growth and profitability.

📌 North American Financial Information Summit

When: May 18-19, 2020
Where:
New York, USA
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Key themes such as streamlining processes, increasing operational efficiency in data management, reducing operational costs and leveraging on finance innovations to help mitigate risks and maintain the competitive edge will be discussed at the North American Financial Information Summit.

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📌 Insurance Connect

When: Jun 4-5, 2020
Where: Milan, Italy
A Few Words: Join the Insurance Connect event to find out what are the current Insurance industry challenges, how to overcome them and what will the industry look like in the next decade. 

📌 SME Banking Summit

When: Jun 4-5, 2020
Where:
Milan, Italy
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SME Banking Summit promises to define a roadmap for successful SME banking. The following key-themes will be covered at the 2020 edition: SME banking transformation sprint, Deep dive into building SME Ecosystems, SME customers acquisition, Lending 2020, Sustainable and responsible SME Banking and many more. 

📌 Future of FinTech

When: Jun 14-16, 2020
Where:
San Francisco, USA
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Join the Future of Fintech together with over 2,500 FinTech influencers for 3 days full of insights and networking that will have a positive impact on your business.

📌 Money 20/20 Europe

When: Jun 16-18, 2020
Where: Amsterdam, Netherlands
Few Words: Money 20/20 is one of Europe's leading events covering topics such as Payments, FinTech and Banking and is uniting the world's most brilliant minds to create a clear vision on the future of money. 

📌 Waters Europe

When: Jun 22-23, 2020
Where: London, UK
A Few Words: Top speakers will cover 4 key-themes over the 2-days event: Cloud, Innovation, Regulation adn Efficiency. 

📌 New York Cash Exchange

When: Jun 29- Jul 1, 2020
Where: New York, USA
A Few Words: A conference that will be centered around Treasury and Risk, New York Cash Exchange has the choice of financial executives at the top of their game for the last 38 years. 

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📌 Retail Banking Summit in Lebanon

When: Jul 1, 2020
Where: Beirut, Lebanon
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The 6th edition of the Retail Banking Summit in Lebanon is the perfect platform for Efma's members to meet peers, network and discuss the challenges faced by the evolving retail financial services landscape. 

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London FinTech Week 

When: Jul 3-8, 2020
Where: London, UK
A Few Words: The core themes of London FinTech Week 2020 will cover the latest trends in the future of finance. The key-themes include The Continuing Rise of the Neo Banks, The March of the Tech Giants into Financial Services, Banks and Fintechs - Incumbents and Challengers Team Up, Global Developments in Fintech & the new Fintech Hubs and many others.

📌 FiNext Conference San Francisco

When: Jul 30-31, 2020
Where: San Francisco, USA
A Few Words: FiNext Conference San Francisco 2020 will be two days dedicated to celebrating the people who have put their lives in innovating, transforming the way people transact through technology. In addition, the FiNext Tech Awards are aimed to acknowledge the efforts of FinTech thought leaders.

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📌 Waters Australia

When: Aug 12, 2020
Where: Sydney, Australia
A Few Words: Some of the key-themes to be discussed at Waters Australia include: Operational efficiency and automation: what are the new movements?, The next-generation data management strategies and Striking a balance between insourcing and outsourcing in asset management and trading.



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📌 Finovate Fall

When: Sep 14-16, 2020
Where: New York, USA
A Few Words: Meet 1600+ key influencers, hear 120+ expert speakers and attend 60+ live demos at Finovate Fall 2020. Connect with industry's thought leaders and share your expertise in Banking, Payments, RegTech, Wealth Management, AI and Customer Experience, all in one place.


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📌 SIBOS 2020

When: Oct 5-8, 2020
Where: Boston, USA
A Few Words: Thousands of leaders and senior decision makers from the world's financial services and technology communities will gather in the financial hub of Boston, to attend Sibos 2020, a leading global industry event.

📌 Innovation Summit

When: Oct 19-20, 2020
Where: Madrid, Spain
A Few Words: The Innovation Summit 2020 will bring together banking innovation leaders, technology providers and startups to showcase the latest trends and discover how the best-in-industry are leading the way.

📌 48th Efma Congress

When: Oct 19-20, 2020
Where: Madrid, Spain
A Few Words: The 48th edition of the European European Financial Management & Marketing Association Congress will take place in Madrid. World's top professionals will meet, network, discuss key ideas and latest industry trends. 

📌 Money 20/20 USA

When: Oct 25-28, 2020
Where: USA
A Few Words: Money 20/20 is one of USA's leading events in the FinTech and Banking industry. An excellent opportunity to connect with industry peers, in a place where the entire world of FinTech comes together. 



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📌 AI & Emerging Tech for Finance

When: Nov, 2020
Where: New York, USA
A Few Words: AI & Emerging Tech for Finance is aiming to bring together the most influential senior executives from investment houses, funds, wealth managers and investment banks to learn, educate, connect, discuss and network.

📌 The Retail Banking Summit in Asia

When: Nov 3-4, 2020
Where: New York, USA
A Few Words: First held in 2015, the Retail Banking Summit in Asia is the perfect place for Efma's members to connect with peers and discuss the latest challenges faced by the evolving retail financial services world.

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Summary: Attending Financial Services & FinTech conferences in 2020

Attending the key events in the FinTech and Financial Services space is hugely beneficial for companies of all sizes, from all around the world. You can choose from a varied list of digital conferences, world summits or location-specific forums to find the perfect match for your business, target audience and 2020 goals.

We hope you found our Top Financial Services & FinTech Conferences to Attend in 2020 list helpful. Earmark some of these financial conferences and start filling up your 2020 events calendar!

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