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07/02/2024

7 Fintech Conferences to Attend in 2024

Staying ahead in this fast-paced fintech world isn’t just a goal—it’s a necessity for industry leaders. That’s why we’ve carefully handpicked seven fintech events worth attending for cutting-edge insights and networking.

Paulina Twarogal

Content Specialist

Paweł Scheffler

Head of Marketing

In Q1 2023, the fintech landscape saw remarkable growth, with global funding soaring to $52.4 billion and 30,000 new startups setting up worldwide. Looking ahead to 2024, projections indicate that global fintech revenue will reach around $197.8 billion, showing that the industry keeps moving forward despite challenges.

Staying ahead in this fast-paced fintech world isn’t just a goal—it’s a necessity for industry leaders. So, whether you’re a CEO, CFO, manager, or a professional in a related field, attending major fintech conferences in 2024 is one of the most effective strategies for staying on top.

Discover how these events serve as hotspots for innovation, offering a platform to delve into the latest industry trends and gain insights from top leaders. Leave no stone unturned.

Top fintech conferences to attend in 2024

Considering attending a fintech event or conference this year but unsure which one to choose?

Sorting through the plethora of fintech events that have emerged in the last decade can feel overwhelming. To save you time and effort, we’ve handpicked seven conferences worth attending in Europe. Explore cutting-edge technologies, gain insights from industry leaders, and expand your professional network at these top events.

1. FinovateEurope

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When: February 27 – 28, 2024

Where: London, UK

Branded as a leading fintech conference in Europe, FinovateEurope promises two exciting days in the heart of London. Over this time, all kinds of experts, from self-starters to fintech big thinkers, will meet and seize a chance to expand their professional network.

“Finovate is one of the biggest events in our industry”

Taner Akock, Deutsche Bank.

 At the core of FinovateEurope lies the idea that connections matter. Networking is a key focus, providing an excellent opportunity to strengthen industry ties, gain diverse perspectives from influential figures, and navigate your way forward.

This year, the event will center on discussions related to generative AI and digital transformation, with speakers from major fintech companies and financial services groups.

Why attend FinovateEurope?

  • 500+ banks and financial institutions including industry giants like Barclays, HSBC, Lloyds Banking Group, JP Morgan Asset Management, Bank of America, BNP Paribas, and others.
  • 700+ C-level attendees open to high-level networking and collaboration.
  • 35+ companies presenting their latest cutting-edge technology via demos with real-world applications.
  • A diverse pool of over 100 insightful speakers, featuring leaders from Citibank, Deutsche Bank, ING, NatWest, Lloyds, JP Morgan, Revolut, Klarna, and more.

2. PAY360

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When: March 19 – 20, 2024

Where: London, UK

Organized by the Payments Association, PAY360 stands as the largest gathering of the entire payments ecosystem in a single venue. This year’s conference is set to be the biggest, the most exciting, and interactive so far, striking a perfect balance between engagement and practicality. Participants can engage in live polling, connect with expert moderators, and witness innovative solutions.

“An unmissable UK payments event! Full of opportunity, collaboration, and energy” 

Mark Hartley, Infosys Ltd

Why attend PAY360?

  • The line-up of 120+ exceptional speakers including ministerial keynotes, fireside chats, and panel discussions on critical topics.
  • Forty hours of tailored content—100% dedicated to payments, covering a spectrum from open banking to payments and regulatory compliance.
  • 3500+ professionals with a primary focus on payments.
  • Live demos featuring the latest game-changing payment technologies.
  • Free to attend for the entire payments ecosystem.

3. Money 20/20 Europe

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When: June 4 – 6, 2024

Where: Amsterdam, Netherlands

Being one of the largest fintech and payments shows in Europe, Money 20/20 is a bold, personal, and visually extravagant event. Established in 2012 by payments and fintech veterans, it’s a gathering of global fintech participants with a shared focus on the future of money.

Money 20/20 offers an ideal opportunity to network and engage with industry leaders and innovators. From industry giants to rapidly emerging startups, this is the go-to place for anyone significant in the financial world

Here, you can easily access knowledge, stay updated on trends, explore new ideas, and gain insights from experts. And when we say ‘experts,’ we mean top professionals. Imagine that one in four attendees is either a C-level executive or board member, all under one roof. 

What’s more, there will be a session with the Former President of France, François Hollande, a true visionary leader.

Why attend Money 20/20?

  • 8,500+ attendees.
  • 2,300+ companies including big players like HSBC, Morgan Stanley, UBS, ABN Amro, ING, Barclays, and Citi, just to name a few.
  • The main theme: ‘Human X Machine’—the conference will focus on topics related to the transformative collaboration between humans and intelligent machines. It will showcase how this partnership is reshaping our world and unveil stories of extraordinary individuals navigating this evolving landscape.

4. Fintech Week London

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When: June 10 – 14, 2024

Where: London, UK

Fintech Week London brings together traditional financial institutions and new fintechs in one of the world’s leading financial hubs, the capital of England. It’s a week-long series of events that highlight and celebrate London’s vibrant fintech community

The centerpiece is a flagship conference on June 13, uniting over 1000 key decision-makers from top fintech firms, banks, investment firms, regulatory bodies, media companies, and service providers.

Why attend Fintech Week London?

  • International audience, with over 70% of decision-makers.
  • A unique opportunity to engage with some of London’s key decision-makers, influencers, and innovators.
  • Key topics will cover embedded finance, insurtech, AI, payments, venture and fundraising, web3 and metaverse, as well as crypto and inclusive ESG.
  • Keynote presentations, interactive panel debates, workshops, roundtables and networking opportunities. 

5. Banking Transformation Summit

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When: June 19 – 20, 2024

Where: London, UK

Banking Transformation Summit gathers 2,000 participants representing more than 120 banks to talk about the impact of digital transformation. It’s a go-to event for those working for banks or credit unions whose role is impacted by digital change. The topics will cover AI, data, customer experience, HR, digital culture, marketing, diversity, payments, sustainability, and many others.

Why attend the Banking Transformation Summit?

  • 70% of attendees comprise global and regional banks such as Nordea, ING, Bank of America, Santander, Barclays, HSBC, Credit Suisse, and many more.
  • Industry innovators including PwC, Deloitte, Salesforce, Capgemini, Oracle, Monzo, and AWS.
  • More than 180 visionaries will step onto the stage to offer inspiration and boost your confidence as you take the next step in your digital journey.
  • 120 Interactive roundabouts: peer-to-peer discussions addressing the most urgent challenges and opportunities in the banking sector, with the possibility of  taking part as a contributor or an observer.
  • Free for banks to attend.

6. Nordic Fintech Week

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When: September 25 – 26, 2024

Where: Copenhagen, Denmark

Formerly known as Copenhagen Fintech Week and rebranded as Nordic Fintech Week in 2022, this event has grown to become the biggest fintech gathering in the Nordics

It’s not just another industry event; it’s a perfect chance to rub shoulders with some of the brightest minds in the Nordic fintech ecosystem. The conference brings together industry leaders, visionaries, investors, and even government representatives. In consequence, the event is an ideal platform to foster connections and gain insights into the latest industry trends.

Why attend Nordic Fintech Week?

  • The event is set to have more than 2000 attendees, including 100+ financial institutions and 50+ banks.
  • 200+ speakers, thought-provoking panels, and workshops.

7. FTT Mutuals

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When: November 11 – 12, 2024

Where: London, UK

FTT Mutuals is not an event – but a community. It’s on a mission to connect leaders from building societies, credit unions, mutual insurers, friendlies, and community banks. 

Top-level executives mingle with startup founders to discuss and debate ideas throughout each day of the event. Whether they’re on stage, chatting on the Festival floor, or relaxing at the craft beer bar, both the audience and speakers are crucial to keeping things lively and dynamic.

“The Fintech Talents Festival is always a pleasure to attend. It’s one of those festivals where you end the day with a smile and a lot of business benefits as well. Every year, there is something new and every year there is something to make it more interesting and attractive.”

Diana Carrasco, Lloyds Banking Group

Why attend FTT Mutuals?

  • 70+ innovative speakers.
  • 2000+ high-level attendees.
  • Networking drinks receptions, music stage, craft beer bar, and barista coffee stations—all to facilitate connecting with strategic partners.

Wrap up

Without a doubt, the fintech world is buzzing with excitement and growth, offering a lot of events to pick from. It’s a great time for professionals to dive in, connect with leaders, and be part of the exciting fintech journey in 2024.

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