Arabian Business, Tuesday, Dec 3, 2019 | Rabi Al Thani 6, 1441
Flagship DIFC event to be held during Expo 2020 Dubai
Dubai International Financial Centre (DIFC)
has announced that it will host the region’s leading finance conference at the
Dubai Exhibition Centre during Expo 2020 Dubai.
The DIFC’s flagship event – a two-day conference under the theme The Future of
Finance - will bring together global leaders and business commentators alongside
international and local sector changemakers.
Exploring the latest financial sector trends, the event will uncover business
growth opportunities offered within the fast growing MEASA region and reveal
strategies to capitalise on the untapped economic opportunities presented within
The event will also demonstrate the significant promise represented by Dubai and
DIFC as a springboard for growth for the Middle East, Africa and South Asia (MEASA)
Echoing the Expo 2020 theme Connecting Minds, Creating the Future, the two-day
conference will also focus on topics such as the Government of Dubai’s
innovation agenda, the latest economic sector developments and DIFC’s vision of
transforming the financial landscape.
The Future of Finance will also play host to economists, policy makers and
regulatory representatives and representatives from global and regional banks,
insurance sector leaders, asset and wealth management organisations, private
equity firms and family offices.
It will also feature leading Islamic Finance experts, speakers from the
philanthropic sector as well as FinTech entrepreneurs and start-ups.
Arif Amiri, CEO, DIFC Authority, said: “The flagship event during Expo 2020 is
an important milestone as we continue on our journey to transform the future of
finance throughout the MEASA region and globally.
“There is a robust link between innovation and growth. A key factor propelling
economic development in the region is technological innovation which has created
new value propositions, attracted new global investment and generated a
diversification of sector opportunities. Therefore, it is no surprise that the
region is significantly shaping financial innovation.”