The FinTech conference and events space is ever-growing and 2019 is set to be no different. Over the next month we will see an array of events set to demonstrate pioneering innovation and ground-breaking insights from businesses and speakers around the world. Here’s a list of dates for your diary that you cannot miss:

Paris FinTech Forum 2019, 29th-20th January, Paris

The Paris Fintech Forum (PFF) is the most exclusive European annual event on digital finance & Fintech, organized by Altéir Event. In 2018, for the 3rd edition, more than 2600 international participants from 72 countries, 220+ speakers, and 150+ Fintechs gathered to discuss the latest trends and topics in the sector. This event grew to become the Davos of digital finance & Fintech.

EFMA World Retail Banking Summit12th-13th February, Dubai

This year, the fifth edition of EFMA World Retail Banking Summit will focus on the process of moving from digital transformation to value creation. It will delve deeper than ever into the latest trends and innovations from within the finance industry, and will showcase some of the thought leaders who have set examples for others to follow. The Summit will bring together the most successful banks and companies in the retail financial services ecosystem across the world and will discuss the importance of collaboration, integration and how to understand and meet customer needs.

Finovate Europe12th-14th February, London

Finovate Europe is due to provide cutting-edge fintech demos, real world applications provided by business leaders, and hundreds of financial institutions passionate for change, all under one roof. Bringing together over 1400 attendees, 65 firms and 120 expert speakers to London’s Tobacco Dock, Finovate Europe is a curated, fast-paced event that gets right to the point. New for this year, a deep-dive Summit Day on AI and Open Banking, a new world class venue, and an AI powered meeting app to help you connect with the people who matter to you.

Africa BFSI Innovation Summit 201919th-20th February, Nairobi

Africa’s Banking, Micro-Finance, Insurance industries are among the most exciting in the world. The continent’s banking market is a hotbed of innovation and is one of the fastest-growing of any global region. The Africa BFSI Innovation Summit aims to showcase how the increasing innovations can help to make a better Africa. This year, the Summit will host some of the top CIOs, CTOs, CISOs, Heads of IT, ICT, Risk, Compliance, Retail Banking, Customer Experience, Analytics etc. from Banks, Micro-Finance, Credit Unions & Insurance companies from across East Africa, and aims to facilitate business connections throughout Africa.

Global Business Banking Summit 201927th February, London

The Global Business Banking Summit invites the best thought leaders across the business banking industry, to examine the latest insights and case studies in SME and business banking innovation. Presentations, panel discussions and workshops will be crafted around the most important topics, as decided by the business banking community themselves. Whilst digital innovations have transformed the merchant experience, are financial institutions doing enough in their own technological revolutions to support the industry? Are the current financial offerings diverse enough to suit this big pool of clients? Finally, are the traditional players doing enough to keep up with new innovative players? Our list of speakers are set to explore the key questions in the industry at the moment.