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Main Conference: November 20-21, 2019
Additional Summit Day: November 19, 2019
|The Ritz-Carlton DIFC,Dubai

Regional fintech focus. Global fintech solutions.

400+ senior attendees. 35+ demoers. 50+ expert speakers. Only at FinovateMiddleEast.

Alongside Strategic Partner, United Arab Emirates Ministry of Finance, Finovate brings together the Middle East's fintech community to showcase cutting-edge banking, financial and payments technology on a global scale.

What makes Finovate unique among fintech events?

We do not waste your time. Finovate is curated, fast-paced, and gets right to the point. And we have been delivering value for over 10 years.

Something for everyone

Fintech innovation continues at a blistering pace. You cannot afford to be left behind. 

FinovateMiddleEast will help you stay informed and find the next big advantage – before your competition does.

Top 6 reasons to attend
35+ live product demos

FinovateMiddleEast features 35+ demoers showing you their latest innovations. Each company has just 7 minutes – with no slides or video allowed. So you see live technology with no filler.

We handpick each company to create a balanced agenda with demos from startups and established and public companies innovating in all areas of financial services. 

2019 demoers confirmed so far
Insights from global fintech leaders

As well as seeing the latest innovative technologies live on stage, you will hear about the latest regional trends and macro issues affecting financial technology.

Plus two dedicated agenda streams help you gain insights on the latest trends, opportunities and challenges on:

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Meaningful connections to the fintech industry

Join 400+ senior financial and banking executives, venture capitalists, press, industry analysts, regulators and entrepreneurs from across the Middle East.

This is not your typical trade show floor. It is your chance to speak directly to innovators behind the most exciting tech in finance. And meet senior people from financial institutions and VC firms interested in using or investing in it.

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Networking measured in quality and quantity

We will help you connect with the people you want to meet through:

  • hot-topic round tables
  • high-impact networking sessions
  • NEW for 2019 - the Brella networking and matchmaking app – more details 
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New Technologies Summit

NEW for 2019! FinovateMiddleEast 2019 will feature an add-on Summit Day on November 19 to take a deeper dive into new technologies. With the Middle East as a region receptive and willing to adopt innovative, automated technologies, join us to hear how technology is being implemented and integrated into broader digital transformation, pitfalls to avoid, and what the future holds.

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Live Demos

Cut to the chase. Stay ahead on the best and latest innovations. 35+ product demos (not just pitches) of financial services technology over a single day.

Not only will you see innovations from key countries locally -- United Arab Emirates, Saudi Arabia, Lebanon and Bahrain -- but also globally: Europe, United Kingdom, Australia, South Africa, Canada and United States.

FinovateMiddleEast by the numbers

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fintech innovators demoing
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New Technologies Summit

FinovateMiddleEast 2019 will feature an add-on Summit Day to take a deeper dive into new technologies and what the future of fintech holds.

Hear real life examples, successful implementation, advice and insights. Add the Summit Day to your main conference ticket and save $100.

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