2019 MENA Bank to Bank Forum


Change. Adapt. Evolve.

Very fitting to the times, the MENA Bank to Bank Forum will discuss the various forces changing the face of the industry today – regulatory and compliance, Fintechs and technological innovations, disruptors, and geopolitics. As a result, the industry is adapting and evolving in response to these changes. Be a part of this dialogue. Exchange views with your peers, industry thought leaders and subject matter experts on these timely topics at this year’s Forum!

C-Suite Keynote Speakers

His Excellency Abdul Aziz Al Ghurair
Chief Executive Officer, Mashreq Group
Chairman, UAE Banking Federation

Eric Modave
Chief Operating Officer
Arab Bank

Maha Bahou
Jordan Payments and Clearing Company

A Gathering of Transaction Banking Executives in the Region and Beyond

We’ve had an excellent turnout of attendees since the Forum’s inception. Be a part of this premier event for transaction bankers by bankers! Join senior banking executives, thought leaders, consultants, technology providers, insurance brokers, lawyers, and others who are involved in transaction banking – trade, payments and cash management, FI/sales/relationship management, compliance, and more, from the MENA region and other countries around the globe.

Dedicated Bilateral Meeting Times During the Event

We know how important client meetings are to you to make the most of your time at any event. So we’ve blocked an entire afternoon in the program for your bilateral meetings! Meet with other senior executives and decision makers from global and regional/local banks, non-FIs, providers, and regulators during the Forum. Special meeting tables are available for sponsors to use during these dedicated bilateral meeting times.

Attendee Testimonials

“It was an excellent platform for Bankers to discuss various aspects of their daily and future plans. “

“Very relevant event and the extent of networking was also very lucrative. Thematic issues have come under discussion having global appeal and great technical import. “

“Very well organized. Excellent networking opportunities. Wide spectrum of attendees. Relevant topics chosen for discussion. Good and knowledgeable speakers. “

Hotel Accommodations

Hilton Dubai Al Habtoor City
Al Habtoor City
Sheikh Zayed Road
Dubai, U.A.E.

BAFT has reserved a special block of rooms exclusively for attendees at the Hilton Dubai Al Habtoor City for the special rate of $181 single/$205 double USD. The Hilton is connected to the Habtoor Palace where the forum is taking place.Limited rooms are available. To reserve your hotel room, complete the hotel reservation form provided by Insiders Tourism by clicking here. Email the hotel reservation form directly to [email protected]. Insiders Tourism will reserve your room and send you a secure link to pay for the hotel reservation. Payment must be received to secure your guestroom.

Register for the MENA Bank to Bank Forum Today!

Category Early Bird Rate
until January 31, 2019
Full Rate
after January 31, 2019
Member USD$550 USD$650
Non-member USD$750 USD$850
Government USD$450 USD$450
Corporate, Freight Forwarder, and Nonbank Treasury USD$350 USD$350

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