Launch of Money20/20 in Bangkok in 2024
- 30.05.2023 06:10 am
Money20/20, the world’s leading fintech show has officially welcomed Bangkok as the host city for Money20/20 Asia to be held on April 23-25th in 2024 at Queen Sirikit National Convention Center. The destination city was chosen due to its growing global reputation as a hotbed of fintech growth in Asia. Bangkok becomes Money20/20’s third host city, joining Amsterdam and Las Vegas which welcome over 20, 000 fintech and financial services professionals globally.
Founded by the industry, for the industry in 2011, Money20/20 has become the place where the world of money does business, featuring world-famous speakers drawn from a wide variety of sectors and thousands of companies from across the entire digital money ecosystem including the world’s largest banks, the largest digital payments companies, wealthtech, insure tech, neobanks, regulators, government agencies, and investment firms.
More than 30 high-profile speakers and partners have already confirmed to participate in the April 2024 show. Confirmed key speakers from Singapore include Grace Chong, Head of Financial Regulatory, Singapore, Gibson, Dunn & Crutcher LLP; Oi-Yee Choo, Chief Executive Officer at ADDX and Alfred Shang, Managing Partner at BitRock Capital.
“I am honoured to be part of Money20/20 Asia, where industry leaders, regulators, and innovators will come together to discuss the latest trends and opportunities in fintech.,” said Grace Chong, Head of Finanial Regualory at Giboson, Sunn and Crutcher LLP. “As Singapore emerges as a leading fintech hub in Asia, it will continue to play a pivotal role in shaping the region’s regulatory landscape, and Money 20/20 Asia provides a valuable platform to share insights, exchange ideas and drive meaningful discussions on regulatory challenges and opportunities in the ever-evolving financial ecosystem.”
In Singapore, fintech continues to be a major driver of economic and societal growth and development. Key features of the growing industry include the rising penetration of digital financial technology, the accelerated adoption of online payment systems and its embeddedness into e-commerce. In line with Singapore’s ambitions of becoming a regional green financial hub, emerging fintech trends include the use of blockchain technologies and Artificial Intelligence in the finance industry across diverse fronts.
“Money20/20 was founded to help the world of digital money do business together. So I’m delighted that we are now officially welcoming Bangkok and the whole of Asia into our global community. Our view is that given the economic challenges faced by the rest of the world today, Asia has a real opportunity to drive the global narrative in fintech and financial services over the coming years and we’re humbled by the incredibly warm welcome that Thailand, the Asia fintech community and our many Thai and regional partners have given us already. We can’t wait for next April”, said Tracey Davies, President of Money20/20.
Money20/20 puts a strong emphasis on gender diversity and inclusion and is proud to present a speaker lineup from the entire ecosystem of digital money with close to 50% of the speakers being women. The diversity also extends to geography with representation from thirteen countries across APAC including Thailand, Cambodia, Vietnam, Philippines, Malaysia, Singapore, Indonesia, China, Japan, India, Israel, Australia and New Zealand.