Events

2022 MENA Bank to Bank Forum

Overview
Sponsorship

Overview

The BAFT MENA Bank to Bank Forum returns in-person to Dubai, UAE on March 8 – 9, 2022. The forum is a unique opportunity to discuss pressing industry issues with a regional focus, share insights and network with senior transaction banking, trade and payments executives, subject matter experts, and other industry leaders within the the wider Middle East and North Africa region.

Featured Themes

During the two-day event, the forum program will feature emerging issues within the transaction banking, trade and payments businesses. A broad range of sessions will cover ongoing industry topics ranging from ESG, digitization and the evolution of fintechs within the region. Attendees will hear leading viewpoints from C-level executives and senior economists in the region as they discuss timely regional changes including the rise and growing presence of Saudi Arabia, business implications of the new UAE work week, economic disturbances in regional markets (Lebanon, Turkey), banking implications related to geopolitical issues (Afghanistan, Iran, Sudan, Yemen), and more.

And we know how much you missed meeting in -person – we’ve carved out dedicated bilateral meeting and networking times as part of the program to reconnect with colleagues, clients and prospects.

Capacity is limited to 175 attendees for the in-person forum, register today to secure your space.

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Sponsorship

Who We Are

BAFT, the leading global financial services association for international transaction banking, helps bridge solutions across financial institutions, service providers and the regulatory community that promote sound financial practices enabling innovation, efficiency, and commercial growth. BAFT engages on a wide range of topics affecting transaction banking, including trade finance, payments, innovation, compliance and regulatory changes.

Connect with Transaction Bankers and Get Your Brand in Front of Your Target Audience

Join the transaction banking community along with others involved in cross-border payments and trade as they gather to discuss key issues and best practices at the 2022 MENA Bank to Bank Forum. The forum will focus on correspondent banking with an emphasis on regional topics including de-risking, challenges and opportunities within Islamic banking, the evolving trade and payments landscape, and transaction banking regulatory reform.

The BAFT MENA Bank to Bank Forum is your opportunity to position your organization as a thought leader and connect with your clients in the Middle East, North Africa and beyond. Plus, network with your colleagues or have uninterrupted meetings with prospective and future clients during dedicated bilateral meeting times included in the program schedule.

Sponsorship Opportunities


Premier Levels

Diamond Sponsor – 1 Available
  • Recognition as a Diamond Sponsor with a speaking opportunity in the MENA conference program AND a virtual speaking opportunity during the MENA track at 2022 BAFT Global Annual Meeting*
  • 15 complimentary conference registrations
  • Bilateral meeting space for both days of the conference
  • Pull-up banner in registration area (sponsor provides banner)
  • One-page flyer/insert in conference registration folder
  • Provide logo giveaways to attendees (sponsor provides giveaway)
  • Recognition as Diamond Sponsor during event opening and logo displayed on event PowerPoint slide
  • Logo included on conference website and registration page
  • Logo included on all email promotion pre- and post-event
  • Registration list with contact details (name, company, title, email) pre- and post-event
Platinum Sponsor –2 Available
  • Recognition as a Platinum Sponsor with speaking opportunity in the conference program*
  • 10 complimentary conference registrations
  • Bilateral meeting space for both days of the conference
  • Pull-up banner in registration area (sponsor provides banner)
  • One-page flyer/insert in conference registration folder
  • Provide logo giveaway to attendees (sponsor provides giveaway)
  • Recognition as Platinum Sponsor during event opening and logo displayed on event PowerPoint slide
  • Logo included on conference website and registration page
  • Logo included on all email promotion pre- and post-event
  • Registration list with contact details (name, company, title, email) pre- and post-event
Gold Sponsor – 3 Available
  • Recognition as a Gold Sponsor with speaking opportunity in the conference program*
  • 7 complimentary conference registrations
  • Bilateral meeting space for both days of the conference
  • Pull-up banner in registration area (sponsor provides banner)
  • One-page flyer/insert in conference registration folder
  • Recognition as Gold Sponsor during event opening and logo displayed on event PowerPoint slide
  • Logo included on conference website and registration page
  • Logo included on all email promotion pre- and post-event
  • Registration list with contact details (name, company, title, email) pre- and post-event
Corporate Sponsor – 3 More Available (Visa)
  • Recognition as a Corporate Sponsor
  • 3 complimentary conference registrations
  • Pull-up banner in registration area (sponsor provides banner)
  • One-page flyer/insert in conference registration folder
  • Recognition as Corporate Sponsor during event opening and logo displayed on event PowerPoint slide
  • Logo included on conference website and registration page
  • Logo included on all email promotion pre- and post-event
  • Registration list with contact details (name, company, title, email) pre- and post-event

Featured Events and Additional Opportunities

Evening Reception – 1 Available
  • 8 complimentary conference registrations
  • Pull-up banner at sponsored reception and in registration area during duration of event (sponsor provides banner)
  • Bilateral meeting space for both days of the conference
  • One-page flyer/insert in conference registration folder
  • Recognition as Evening Reception Sponsor during event opening and logo displayed on event PowerPoint slide
  • Logo included on conference website and registration page
  • Logo included on all email promotion pre- and post-event
  • Registration list with contact details (name, company, title, email) pre- and post-event
Conference Lunch – 1 Available
  • 6 complimentary conference registrations
  • Pull-up banner at sponsored lunch and in registration area during duration of event (sponsor provides banner)
  • One-page flyer/insert in conference registration folder
  • Recognition as Conference Lunch Sponsor during event opening and logo displayed on event PowerPoint slide
  • Logo included on conference website and registration page
  • Logo included on all email promotion pre- and post-event
  • Registration list with contact details (name, company, title, email) pre- and post-event
Networking Power Breakfast – 2 Available
  • 4 complimentary conference registrations
  • Pull-up banner at sponsored breakfast and in registration area during duration of event (sponsor provides banner)
  • One-page flyer/insert in conference registration folder
  • Recognition as Networking Power Breakfast Sponsor during event opening and logo displayed on event PowerPoint slide
  • Logo included on conference website and registration page
  • Logo included on all email promotion pre- and post-event
  • Registration list with contact details (name, company, title, email) pre- and post-event
Conference WiFi – 1 Available
  • Sponsor logo on WiFi password cards provided to all attendees
  • 6 complimentary conference registrations
  • Pull-up banner in registration area (sponsor provides banner)
  • One-page flyer/insert in conference registration folder
  • Recognition as Conference WiFi Sponsor during event opening and logo displayed on event PowerPoint slide
  • Logo included on conference website and registration page
  • Logo included on all email promotion pre- and post-event
  • Registration list with contact details (name, company, title, email) pre- and post-event
Conference Q&A/S.lido Password – 1 Available
  • Sponsor logo on S.lido password cards provided to all attendees
  • 6 complimentary conference registrations
  • Pull-up banner in registration area (sponsor provides banner)
  • One-page flyer/insert in conference registration folder
  • Recognition as Conference Q&A/S.lido Sponsor during event opening and logo displayed on event PowerPoint slide
  • Logo included on conference website and registration page
  • Logo included on all email promotion pre- and post-event
  • Registration list with contact details (name, company, title, email) pre- and post-event
Morning Breaks – 2 Available
  • 3 complimentary conference registrations
  • Pull-up banner at sponsored break and in registration area during duration of event (sponsor provides banner)
  • One-page flyer/insert in conference registration folder
  • Recognition as Morning Break Sponsor during event opening and logo displayed on event PowerPoint slide
  • Logo included on conference website and registration page
  • Logo included on all email promotion pre- and post-event
  • Registration list with contact details (name, company, title, email) pre- and post-event
Thought Leadership Workshop – 4 Available
  • 20-minute session for organization to display thought leadership role on a relevant industry topic (sponsor provides speaker(s) and topic)
  • 3 complimentary conference registrations
  • Pull-up banner in registration area (sponsor provides banner)
  • One-page flyer/insert in conference registration folder
  • Recognition as Corporate Sponsor during event opening and logo displayed on event PowerPoint slide
  • Logo included on conference website and registration page
  • Logo included on all email promotion pre- and post-event
  • Registration list with contact details (name, company, title, email) pre- and post-event
Bilateral Meeting Space – 4 Available
  • Bilateral meeting space for both days of the conference
  • 2 complimentary conference registrations
  • Pull-up banner outside meeting space (sponsor provides banner)
  • Recognition as Conference Sponsor during event opening and logo displayed on event PowerPoint slide
  • Logo included on conference website and registration page
  • Logo included on all email promotion pre- and post-event
  • Registration list with contact details (name, company, title, email) pre- and post-event
BAFT Events Mobile Application – 1 Available
  • 2 complimentary conference registrations
  • Dedicated mobile app splash page with company branding
  • Sponsored rotating banner featured on BAFT Events mobile application
  • Recognition as BAFT Events App Sponsor during event opening and logo displayed on event PowerPoint slide
  • Logo included on conference website and registration page
  • Logo included on all email promotion pre- and post-event
  • Registration list with contact details (name, company, title, email) pre- and post-event

Looking for something specific? We can tailor your sponsorship to meet your goals. Contact us today to discuss your custom package.

For more information please contact:
Matthew Kaitz
Director, Business Development
[email protected]
+1 (703) 200-9071

Testimonials

“Very useful from a networking perspective and the subjects discussed in the panels were interesting.”

Conference Attendee

Abu Dhabi, UAE

“The quality of the participants was very high, which provided a great opportunity for networking. ”

Conference Attendee

Frankfurt, Germany

“Interesting subjects and discussions, well animated. Very good opportunity to network with regional peers.”

Conference Attendee

Beirut, Lebanon

“The BAFT MENA Forum was an excellent event with high quality speakers presenting on important issues in banking both for the region and globally.”

Conference Attendee

Saint Paul, United States


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