Banking Conferences 2020-2021 (Updated)

Howard Schulman

Update: Due to the coronavirus outbreak, many of the planned banking conferences have been postponed or canceled. Be sure to check the organizer’s website for the latest updates, as the situation is constantly evolving. 

 

Banking trade shows and conferences- whether they focus on retail or digital banking- are a great place to learn more about the innovation of financial services in different aspects of the banking industry an improve customer experience in banking. They are also a great opportunity to network, learn and showcase business solutions.There are dozens of banking conferences occurring all over the world monthly. We have curated the conference lists towards what can be considered the definitive list of educational, innovative and impact-full conferences across USA, Canada, UK, and Europe.

MoneyLIVE: Digital Banking

When is the event: 30 June- 2 July 2020, Virtual

What does it entail: MoneyLIVE is going digital – connect and collaborate with over 1,500 attendees online and hear livestream talks from over 50 speakers. Topics include open finance, mobile payments, digital customer experiences, digital currencies, fintech, and more. The whole event, including live Q&A sessions, will be streamed directly to you.

Who should attend; Banks, service providers, IT providers, solicitors, suppliers in the banking industry, or any other type of service provider.

Bank Innovation Build

When is the event: 9-10 September 2020, Virtual

What does it entail: The virtual conference contains AI-driven matchmaking to allow for scheduling one-on-one meetings with other industry leaders and find and demo exhibitor and sponsor technologies. All sessions will be both live and recorded. The agenda focuses on strategies for reigniting the industry post-pandemic. You will be able to talk to speakers and participate in fireside chats, executive panels, and more.

Who should attend: Attendees come from innovation, product development and strategy teams at financial institutions, as well as the ecosystem of vendors, startups and consultants that surround them.

Future Digital Finance

When is the event: 15-16 October 2020, Miami, FL

What does it entail: The event brings together innovative financial institutions of all sizes for a variety of networking events, panels, speakers, and more. Speakers are heads from some of the largest consumer, commercial, regional and community banks, in addition to credit unions or wealth management organizations.

Who should attend: Bankers who want to get the most innovative technology and solutions to their biggest challenges.

ABA Annual Convention

When is the event: 18-20 October 2020, Boston, MA

What does it entail: The Annual Convention gathers bankers from institutions of all sizes to explore trends and emerging issues in financial services. The program discusses how we can respond to ensure a strong future for the industry and provides solutions delivered by industry experts, ideas from banker peers and the latest information from the banking regulatory agencies.

Who should attend: Bank CEO’s, decision makers in the banking industry, FinTech companies, and banking innovation technology experts.

LendIt Fintech Europe

When is the event: 19-20 October 2020, London

What does it entail: Attend this event to network with 500+ companies and people from 50+ countries, listen to 150+ speakers, and learn about pushing the boundaries of lending, digital banking, FinTech and PayTech innovation.

Who should attend: Anyone in the banking/lending industry, women in FinTech, and those focused on digital banking.

Digital Banking

When is the event: 7-9 December 2020, Austin, TX

What does it entail: Digital Banking covers innovation in financial services for consumer and commercial customers around mobile, digital, AI, payments, data, blockchain, CX, disruption, innovation, privacy, API, channel and technology strategies. Learn from 1,700+ senior level executives from financial institutions and FinTech providers from both the US and around the globe to hear about what the future of digital banking looks like.

Who should attend: Consultants and vendors, FinTech companies, Banks & Credit Unions, Press & Regulators.

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Past Events

The Payments Institute Conference

When is the event: 21-24 July 2019, Atlanta, Georgia

What does it entail: Financial institutions, businesses, government agencies and solution providers all seek employees who have an in-depth understanding of payments and the ACH Network. TPI provides you with that understanding by way of a university-style, intensive 4-day curriculum.

Who should attend: Someone who is an experienced AAP, new to the industry or working on getting credentialed.

Essentials of Banking Conference

When is the event: 22 August 2019, Indianapolis, Indiana

What does it entail: Essentials of Banking conference will include all types of commercial loans, mergers and acquisitions, leveraged finance, capital markets and small businesses in finance, marketing and operations. The conference is designed to provide a complete knowledge of banking principles and operations.

Who should attend: A must for the newer community bank employee or anyone trying to target community banks.

Robo Investing 2019

When is the event: 9-11 September 2019, London, United Kingdom

What does it entail:The conference agenda covers all the most important digital wealth topics- including financial inclusion, advisor technology, intelligent portfolios, open platforms, digital engagement, cyber regulation.

Who should attend: Wealth managers, asset managers, bank decision makers, FinTech executives, and those interested in digital wealth.

Financial Services Expo London

When is the event: 11 September 2019, London, United Kingdom

What does it entail: FSE has a huge range of lenders and providers in attendance, from niche specialists to High Street banks. It provides attendees with a strong seminar program to boost professional development and unrivaled networking opportunities for intermediaries.

Who should attend: Mortgage intermediaries, financial advisers, and anybody looking to expand their product knowledge or boost their business.

Money 20/20

When is the event: 27 October 2019, Las Vegas, Nevada; June 2020, Amsterdam, The Netherlands

What does it entail: Money 20/20 is the anchor event where leaders, innovators, and disruptors unite to drive change and revolutionize the future of money. The event brings together visionaries and innovators from across the spectrum who are inventing new ways to spend, manage, save, borrow, share and protect money.

Who should attend: If you are in the payments, FinTech or Financial Services industry, this event could be very useful for you.

Global Digital Banking Conference Series

When is the event: Autumn 2019, Toronto, Canada

What does it entail: The conference will provide key insights into what it takes to improve digital performance across customer experience and satisfaction, how to win the main bank relationship as well as economic, competitive and regulatory factors affecting the Canada’s retail banking sector.

Who should attend: Senior-level banking executives, decision makers,  and those in the retail and digital banking industries.

The Financial Brand Forum

When is the event: 27-29 April 2020, Las Vegas, Nevada

What does it entail: The Forum 2020 was created to help financial institutions tackle the biggest challenges in retail banking, with dozens of strategy sessions and how-to presentations built into the 3 day event. The conference allows you to learn from the best in retail banking- as they reveal the latest trends and advanced techniques transforming the financial industry today.

Who should attend: Senior-level executives working in the financial industry, specifically marketers at retail banks and credit unions based in North America.

Bank It Expo

When is the event: May 2020, Toronto, Canada

What does it entail: The expo is designed to stimulate discussions and business relationships. It is an elite platform to provide you with solutions on how to align business & IT in your financial organization. The expo will focus on Information Technologies Innovations in the Investment Banking, Retail Banking & Corporate banking , Financial services, Insurance sectors in Canada.

Who should attend: Banking solution vendors, security focused software vendors, and those in the IT and FinTech industries.

American Banker Digital Banking

When is the event: June 2020, Austin, Texas

What does it entail: Digital Banking, with 1,700+ senior level executives from financial institutions and FinTech providers from both the US and around the globe, covers innovation in financial services for consumer and commercial customers around mobile, digital, AI, payments, data, blockchain, CX, disruption, innovation, privacy, API, channel and technology strategies.

Who should attend: Consultants and vendors, FinTech companies, Banks & Credit Unions, Press & Regulators.

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