2019 Spring Meetings of the World Bank Group and the International Monetary Fund

12-14 April
Washington, D.C.

The Annual and Spring Meetings of the International Monetary Fund (IMF) and the World Bank Group each year bring together central bankers, ministers of finance and development, private sector executives, civil society, and academics to discuss issues of global concern, including the world economic outlook, global financial stability, poverty eradication, jobs and growth, economic development, and aid effectiveness.

The Meetings, which are widely covered by the international media, also offer an opportunity for civil society organizations to share their views and interact with policymakers in a global setting.

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SWIFT Business Forum Ireland

The inaugural SWIFT Business Forum Ireland will bring together industry leaders and decision-makers from across payments, capital markets, corporates and fintech.

The event will provide extensive networking opportunities to meet and engage with your peers in one of the most innovative, thriving and dynamic financial centres in Europe, Dublin.

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Asian Development Bank Annual Meeting

1-5 May 

The Annual Meeting of the ADB Board of Governors is an opportunity to provide guidance on ADB administrative, financial, and operational directions. The meetings provide opportunities for member governments to interact with ADB staff, nongovernment organizations (NGOs), media, and representatives of observer countries, international organizations, academe and the private sector. ADB’s annual meetings have become a premier forum for the discussion of economic and social development issues in Asia and the Pacific.

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EBRD 2019 Annual Meeting and Business Forum

8-9 May
Sarajevo, Bosnia and Herzegovina

The EBRD’s Twenty-eighth Annual Meeting and Business Forum will be held in Bosnia and Herzegovina, a country famed for its natural environment, rich history and extraordinary cultural heritage. This year's theme is Connecting Economies for Stronger 

The event will focus on ways to connect economies for strong growth and impact, both in the Western Balkans and beyond. Join us for a programme of lively debate, talks and discussion around a variety of themes and major trends, from boosting small business to the effects of migration on labour markets, the opportunities and pitfalls of tourism and the ways to connect the local and regional to the global economy.

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Latin American Regional Conference 2019

21-22 May
Panama City, Panama

Bringing the Latin American and Caribbean financial services community together. The Latin American Regional Conference will be held on 21-22 May in Panama City.

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Money20/20 Europe

3-5 June

Amsterdam, Netherlands

An unmissable event for the smartest visionaries and innovators, Money20/20 is the destination where the payments, FinTech and Financial Services communities come together to connect and build the future of money. 

From industry institutions to up-and-coming innovators, everyone is here, every time. Businesses come together to explore unique regional insight and trailblazing enterprise, seizing the opportunity to meet the person or land the deal that will change the trajectory of their business.

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EWPN Annual Event

4 June - Amsterdam 

This is the only Pan- European Conference specifically focused on women working in FinTech & Payments. The conference brings together women from all over Europe for a full day event. The conference will feature interactive panels, deep-dive workshops, and plenary sessions with industry female leaders.
EWPN is positive that, by creating a positive arena in where women can come together to discuss issues relating to Women in FinTech (Payments) Leadership, female founders, bridging the gender gap, pushing more diversity and inspiring future generations of girls into the sector.

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2019 IIF Spring Membership Meeting

6 June 
Tokyo, Japan

The IIF will convene its 2019 Spring Membership Meeting in Tokyo, Japan on June 6-7 for the 11th Annual IIF G20 Conference: The G20 Agenda Under The Japanese Presidency.
The two-day program will attract 400+ attendees from across the IIF's global network, and offer insights from G20 policymakers and leading finance executives as they discuss Japan’s agenda for the G20 Presidency, and contribute private sector perspectives on critical issues impacting the world economy and global financial industry.

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SWIFT African Regional Conference 2019 

18-20 June

Accra, Ghana

The 26th edition of the SWIFT African Regional Conference will take place on 18-20 June 2019 at the Kempinski Gold Coast in Accra, Ghana.

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23-26 September

London, United Kingdom

For the first time ever, Sibos will be hosted in London in 2019. As home to many global financial institutions and an unrivalled hub for fintech investment, London is a natural home to continue to build on the collaboration and conversations that took place at Sibos Sydney 2018.From new innovations shaping the next generation of financial services, to further strengthening risk management, increasing diversity, and more, Cate Kemp, SWIFT’s new Head of UK, Ireland & Nordics, gives a flavour of what to expect when the SWIFT community gathers next year. 

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2019 Annual Meetings of the World Bank Group and the International Monetary Fund 

18-20 October

Washington, D.C.

The Annual Meetings of the Boards of Governors of the International Monetary Fund (IMF) and the World Bank Group (WBG) bring together central bankers, ministers of finance and development, parliamentarians, private sector executives, representatives from civil society organizations and academics to discuss issues of global concern, including the world economic outlook, poverty eradication, economic development, and aid effectiveness. Also featured are seminars, regional briefings, press conferences, and many other events focused on the global economy, international development, and the world's financial system.

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2-5 November

Holywood, Florida

Two thousand international banking executives from 54 countries will gather in Hollywood, Florida for the 53rd FELABAN Annual Assembly to discuss key topics related to the international banking industry, including: Global Economic Outlook, Green Financing, Business Opportunities in Renewable Energy  & International Trade.Every bank in Latin America doing international business attends the FELABAN conference. With nearly 2,000 senior level managers and decision makers from 54 countries in attendance, there is no other venue that offers this opportunity to maximize the number of business meetings in such a short span of time.

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