The internet’s globalization has been one of the main drivers of enabling FinTech to grow exponentially. A term that once only referred to banks and financial institutions’ back-office activities nowadays describes a broad assortment of solutions that incorporate E-commerce, intertwining personal and commercial transactions. The rapid technological advances happening in this industry are allowing companies and entrepreneurs to get together to discuss regulations, new advances, and potential investment opportunities.
We’ve gathered this list of fintech conferences you should consider attending in-person or virtually.
1. Generations Fintech + Insuretech
Fintech and Insurtech Generations is one of the premier financial and insurance technology events in the U.S. Each year. This conference gathers the industries’ top thought leaders, innovators, and entrepreneurs from around the world to discuss pressing topics and facilitate strategic networking among 1,000+ attendees.
Based out of Charlotte, Generations 2022 will be returning as a hybrid event, themed around the topic of “Recharge.” Generations Fintech + Insuretech is emerging from some of the businesses’ most uniquely challenging years, disrupting both the finance and insurance industry and causing unprecedented amounts of burnout among leaders and teams.
|Location||Charlotte, United States|
|Date||Jun 14-15, 2022|
2. Fintech South
Fintech South 2022 is a world-class live and in-person summit with its nexus in Atlanta, Georgia. Atlanta is a global financial technology hub that is home to more than 200 fintech companies. The top 15 public fintech companies in Georgia alone generate more than $100 billion in revenues. On June 14-15, 2022, Fintech South 2022 welcomes fintech leaders from around the world for 2 amazing days of content and experiences designed to help you make the most of the opportunities of the fintech revolution.
|Date||Jun 14-15, 2022|
FiNext Conference & Expo was started because the traditional finance industry needed a space where smart, inventive and ambitious people could come together, interact and build meaningful alliances.
|Date||Jul 14 – 15, 2022||Dec 14 – 15, 2022|
Bringing together global Fintech leaders, startups and Financial Centers, Fintech Surge is set to be the Middle East & North Africa’s most impactful and visionary event for the regional Fintech ecosystem. From Digital Banking to Paytech, Insuretech, Wealth & Asset Management and Regtech, the event will see the financial industry’s biggest tech revolutions and path-breaking talks.
Fintech Surge serves as the epicentre of the financial industry’s biggest tech revolutions and path-breaking talks to drive an immediate and immense impact. Join us in contributing to the global future of your industry.
|Date||Oct 10-13, 2022|
5. Fintech Week London
Fintech Week London 2021 shined a light on the most interesting topics in financial technology, with a 2-day conference at its core. Traditional financial institutions came together with fintech and other financial services companies, in one of the world’s oldest leading financial districts: London. From high-street banks to challengers, technology giants to disruptors, this five-day event showcased some of the best that London and global fintech have to offer. Mark your calendars for the second edition on July 11-15, 2022.
|Date||Jul 11-15, 2022|
6. Fintech Fest
The most exciting Fintech event of the year is coming to San Diego on August 10th, 2022! This one-of-a-kind event will be held on one of the largest boats on the West Coast – bringing together 1,000 TradFi and web3 professionals for a day of business meetings, conversations and entertainment.
|Location||San Diego, CA|
|Date||Aug 10, 2022|
7. Vencent Fintech Summit
Join The Venture Center at VenCent Fintech Summit – an exclusive event that brings together bank industry leaders, innovators, and influencers from around the world for three days, 70 live demos, and unlimited networking. It’s your chance to learn about what’s next in fintech and digital transformation.
You can network with top-level executives and who are leading their organizations through this rapidly changing landscape while also learning more about topics like cryptocurrency, Banking as a Service, cybersecurity, and more.
|Location||Little Rock, USA|
|Date||Aug 15-17, 2022|
8. Fintech Summit Latam
A common problem for telcos and banks is how to leverage the vast pools of data they own. And for that reason, telcos are looking to embrace partnerships with banks and fintech to collectively leverage this pool and add value for their customers.
With such partnerships, fintech brings rapid innovation and flexibility; and mobile operators provide scaled access to the market with their marketing and powerful distribution channels.
Join Fintech Summit Latam and explore how banks and mobile operators in Latin America are increasingly moving into financial services by becoming virtual banks, and mobile money providers and launching new fintech products including buy now, pay later (BNPL), microlending, mobile wallets, payments, super-apps and much more!
|Date||Aug 24-25, 2022|
FinovateFall is your chance to reconnect face-to-face with the fintech community and plot a course for the future. With live demos of innovative fintech solutions, expert advice from key influencers, and unparalleled networking opportunities, there’s no better place to find your path forward.
|Location||New York, USA|
|Date||Sep 12-14, 2022|
10. Embedded Finance North America by Fintech Talents
Introducing FTT Embedded Finance North America – a one-day virtual event exploring the future of the industry in which the universe of financial services providers is growing rapidly. Financial Institutions, non-financial enterprises, innovative starts-ups and technology providers – FTT Embedded Finance convenes an exciting new community that is driving profound change across the industry. Meeting customers – wherever they are – and providing them with near-seamless access to a broader range of tailored financial products and services is a vision whose time has come.
|Date||Sep 21, 2022|
11. AI in Finance Summit (Toronto)
These events bring together the latest technological advancements as well as practical examples to apply AI to solve challenges in business and society. Its unique mix of academia and industry enables you to meet with AI pioneers at the forefront of research, as well as explore real-world case studies to discover the business value of AI.
|Date||Nov 09-10, 2022|
12. Digital Banking by American Banker
Featuring engaging demos, interactive panels and insightful keynotes, DIGITAL BANKING is thoughtfully curated for powerful networking and meaningful discussions. This is where the banking community connects and collaborates to address the industry’s most pressing issues with a level of interactivity you won’t find elsewhere.
|Date||Jun 13-15, 2022|
LEND360 is an annual summit for the leaders in online lending that explores fintech industry trends and new technologies impacting consumer lenders, small business lenders, service partners, investors, bank representatives, and more. Organizers will be hosting their 2022 event at the Marriott Downtown Magnificent Mile in Chicago, IL!
|Date||Sep 12-14, 2022|
14. Bank Automation Summit
Bank Automation Summit Fall is a unique opportunity to collaborate and share ideas on automation efforts. Industry professionals will walk away from this event with the necessary information and connections their company needs to succeed.
Financial services executives will come from departments such as Technology, Automation, Operations, Innovation, Risk Management, Cybersecurity and Compliance
|Date||Sep 19-20, 2022|
15. Invest by FinancialPlanning
Featuring engaging demos, interactive panels and insightful keynotes, INVEST is thoughtfully curated for powerful networking and meaningful discussions. This is where the wealth tech community connects and collaborates to address the latest tech and the industry’s most pressing issues with a level of interactivity you can’t find elsewhere.
|Location||New York, USA|
|Date||Jun 16-17, 2022|
16. Open Finance, APIs, and Partnerships by Marcus Evans
This premier Marcus Evans event will bring together the foremost leaders in Open Banking, Digital Innovation, and Partnerships from leading Financial Institutions to deliver case studies that address the challenges and strategies for optimizing and accelerating digital innovation and open finance. There will be discussions on the importance of digital identity mechanisms and the focus on data security and privacy to facilitate secure data sharing and to protect consumer data.
This conference will also provide the opportunity to present the benefits of leveraging open API initiatives through strategic partnerships and alliances, to not only provide diverse consumer product offerings but also to create mutually lucrative opportunities and maximize collaboration potential.
|Date||Jun 23-24, 2022|
17. Payments Summit Europe by Reuters
A Focused Gathering for Top Payments Executives – The payments industry has changed forever. COVID-19 has catapulted our payments industry into a real-time, open, and digital landscape. Join the Reuters Events: Payments Summit Europe in London to get a clear understanding of how to unlock new value across the payments landscape.
In this focused, executive gathering, you will hear from Europe’s foremost payments experts on the most innovative payment solutions and technology, helping to future proof your payments strategy while networking with Payments decision-makers of the highest calibre.
|Date||Jun 28-29, 2022|
18. Insurtech Connect
ITC Vegas is the world’s largest insurtech event – offering unparalleled access to the most comprehensive and global gathering of tech entrepreneurs, investors, and insurance industry incumbents.
Over the course of three days, the industry will convene to showcase new innovations, to learn how to increase productivity and reduce costs, and ultimately to enrich the lives of policyholders. The superlative networking, with tens of thousands of meetings, is one of the hallmarks of an ITC event.
|Location||Las Vegas, USA|
|Date||Sep 20-22, 2022|
Sibos is the annual conference, exhibition and networking event organized by SWIFT for the financial industry. What started out as a banking operations seminar in 1978, has grown into the premier business forum for the global financial community to debate and collaborate in the areas of payments, securities, cash management and trade.
|Date||Oct 10-13, 2022|
20. Money 20/20
Money20/20 is the world’s leading, premium content, sales and networking platform for the global money ecosystem. From in-depth analytics to inspirational speakers, our world-class insight and networking opportunities help our customers stay ahead – powering strategies and relationships and switching mindsets.
Money20/20 promises the clearest and most distinctive focus on what’s next across the world of Payments, FinTech and Financial Services. Be part of the global movement shaping the future of money.
|Location||Amsterdam||Las Vegas, USA|
|Date||Jun 7 – 9, 2022||Oct 23 – 26, 2022|
21. Financial Brand Forum
The Forum 2022 is hosted by The Financial Brand, one of the world’s largest publications in the retail banking world, with 2.0 million readers in 200+ countries. The Forum 2022 is specifically engineered to help financial institutions tackle the biggest challenges in retail banking, with dozens of strategy sessions and how-to presentations — three days jam-packed with the big ideas and actionable insights guaranteed to build both your brand and your bottom line.
Learn from the best and brightest in retail banking, as they reveal the latest trends, new innovations and advanced techniques that are transforming the financial industry today.
|Location||Las Vegas, USA|
|Date||Nov 13-16, 2022|
22. Fintech Connect
Now in its 9th year, Fintech Connect returns physically in November 2022. Join us and FinTech leaders from the FinTech ecosystem for two content-packed days where you can hear from and meet global leaders in digital transformation, payments, blockchain and regtech who are driving the global financial technology industry forwards, all under one roof.
Whether it be a challenger bank, innovative merchant, central bank, tier-one financial institution or cutting-edge tech player, come and join them at FinTech Connect 2022.
Content will be discussing the challenges and successes of AI, Opening Banking, CBDCs, DeFi, Embedded Finance, Fraud, AML and digital transformation and more!
|Location||London, United Kindom|
|Date||Nov 30- Dec 1, 2022|
23. Singapore Fintech Festival
The Singapore FinTech Festival (SFF) is organized by Elevandi (an entity set up by the MAS) and Constellar and in collaboration with MAS and the Association of Banks in Singapore for the development of financial services, public policy, and technology. Last year’s SFF brought together 60,000 participants from 160 countries. SFF 2022 will be held from 2 to 4 November, with industry events and the Innovation Lab Crawl taking place on 31 October and 1 November.
|Date||Nov 02-04, 2022|
24. Small Business Banking by American Banker
SMALL BIZ BANKING returns in person in Nashville, Tennessee on October 3-4, 2022. This is the essential event for banking industry leaders who are focused on the biggest challenges and opportunities that come with serving small businesses, including credit risk, client engagement, the consolidation of B2B spending tools, prioritizing digital offerings and so much more.
This is your chance to take part in the most important conversations and gain invaluable insights as the industry continues to navigate transformation and uncertainty.
|Date||Oct 03-04, 2022|