Seamless Middle East will be back for its 23rd year in 2023, navigating the trends and topics shaping the future of the industry, including cashless societies, digital currencies, financial inclusion, IAM vision, mobile money, challenger banks, mall innovation, q-commerce, affiliate marketing, last mile, and reverse logistics.
Around 500 conference speakers will take to the stage, including names from Starling Bank, JP Morgan & Chase, Banque Misr, Emirates NBD, Credit Suisse, First Abu Dhabi Bank, The Saudi British Bank, Amazon, Mashreq, Disney+, and many more.
Besides the conference, Seamless Middle East is hosting a free to- attend exhibition, allowing attendees to navigate some recent technology solutions encouraging change in the Middle East and beyond. The show will showcase the likes of HPS, Nami, neoleap, Noqodi, Tap Payments, Foodics, Unifonic, Verifone, Visa/ Cybersource, and Worldpay by FIS, along with others.
Joseph Ridley, Middle East general manager at events company Terrapinn, commented on the goal of Seamless Middle East on promoting inclusivity for SMEs in the region and its increasing support of their development.
He added, ” Educating and digitising the 23 million SMEs and micro SMEs across the Middle East region is a tremendous task and needs ongoing cooperation between private and public sectors to help drive digital commerce both domestically and internationally.”
He added, ” To break down the perception that technology comes at a cost, Seamless Middle East will also educate businesses on how to achieve and measure ROI on their investments.”
He concluded, ” As a medium, Seamless shines a light on these challenges and many more, and we bring together the representation from across the ecosystems as we have around 300 startups in the expo floor ready to be greeted by our 20,000 registered attendees”.
The Fintech Times x Seamless TV:
The Fintech Times will also co-host the Seamless TV at the event, taking a deep plunge into the region’s biotech payments and banking industries. Hence, we will discuss the most important topics with some of the brightest minds in the industry, exploring what they mean, their significance, and how they would affect the future payments and fintech landscape.