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Banking on the future of Fintech

Qatar Fintech Summit, a Virtual Expo and Summit on Fintech, will take place on 24 August 2021.

Qatar Fintech Summit is the definitive meeting place facilitating multi-stakeholder dialogue with power packed networking opportunities among C-Level executives, leading industry experts, decision makers, policy makers and government officials from across the value chain to foster collaboration, discuss current challenges, business opportunities, develop market strategies, share knowledge and identify solutions aimed at shaping the future of Fintech.

The financial industry with its banking activities, is one of the key sectors of Qatar's Economy. Fintech holds considerable opportunities for economic diversification and is one of the four pillars of Qatar’s National Vision 2030. The Islamic Fintech sector in Qatar is on track to grow at a CAGR of 19.6% and is expected to be worth billions by 2025.

Ongoing social distancing and other precautionary requirements have forced traditional financial institutions, especially in the MENA region, to hasten the implementation of their digital transformation plans, with customers and businesses demonstrating a heightened level of engagement with Fintech.

Accelerated digitization, with banks embracing new Fintech strategies have enabled them to develop products and services that meet existing and ever-changing customer and regulatory requirements, overcome current market challenges, while building resilient systems and enhancing operational efficiencies. Fintech solutions will have to play an ongoing role in the economic recovery, while accelerating the emergence of an inclusive, robust and innovative financial services industry.

Stay up to date with the latest topics shaping the Fintech landscape. The cutting-edge agenda at Qatar Fintech Summit will explore trends driving innovation, optimization and improvement across the industry from financial inclusion, digital transformation, retail banking, customer experience, Islamic banking, insuretech, blockchain, cyber security, regtech and more.

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Collaboration between banks and fintech startups are instrumental in driving digitalization. There will be a special focus on promoting startups at the Qatar Fintech Summit.

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The Event will also feature a comprehensive B2B Expo and will showcase an array of avant-garde solutions, specific, transverse and latest technologies, cutting edge innovation, cost-effective products and services to meet the requirements.

The Qatar Fintech Summit will feature an expansive line-up of stellar speakers, case studies, panel discussions, engaging discussions, unique presentations providing access to a wealth of industry leading knowledge, sharing best practices and experiences, spotlighting trends, information exchange, cutting-edge insights and outlooks with actionable takeaways.

At Qatar Fintech Summit, meet the people who matter, with over 500 industry experts, decision makers, technologists, entrepreneurs, investors, academics and more in attendance, Qatar Fintech Summit, is the perfect platform to engage with the industry and make the virtual connections you need to drive business growth and stay ahead of the curve.

There are a multitude of opportunities for you to engage and collaborate with key stakeholders and industry leaders under one roof. The event will facilitate unparalleled networking and business matching, providing a catalyst for investments, partnerships, business growth and development in the propitious Qatar Fintech sector.

Qatar: Facts & Figures



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COVID-19 and its subsequent impact on customer expectations, banking channels and ways of working has accelerated the Digital Transformation agenda of banks operating in Qatar
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The Ministry of Transport and Communications (MOTC) had projected in 2018 that e-commerce sales would reach US$3.2 billion by 2022. This projection could potentially be exceeded as online sales were boosted by the Covid-19 outbreak, which forced many retailers and consumers to shift to online platforms