Spring Meetings of the International Monetary Fund and World Bank Group 

20-22 April
Washington D.C., United States of America

The Spring Meetings of the Boards of Governors of the International Monetary Fund (IMF) and the World Bank Group (WBG) bring together central bankers, ministers of finance and development, parliamentarians, private sector executives, representatives from civil society organizations and academics to discuss issues of global concern, including the world economic outlook, poverty eradication, economic development, and aid effectiveness. Also featured are seminars, regional briefings, press conferences, and many other events focused on the global economy, international development, and the world's financial system. This year's events will take place in Washington, DC, April 16-22, 2018.

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Money20/20 Europe

4-6 June

An unmissable event for the smartest visionaries and innovators, Money20/20 is the destination where payments, FinTech and financial services come together to connect and create the future of money. In June 2018, Money20/20 lands in its new home – the Rai in Amsterdam – to once again focus the world’s eyes on Europe. 

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SWIFT African Regional Conference

Kigali, Rwanada
20-22 June 2018

The 2018 SWIFT African Regional Conference (ARC), hosted in Kigali, Rwanda, brings together more than 450 leading financial services executives from over 40 countries to discuss the trends that are shaping the continent’s future. The three day programme will cover innovation, technology and the future of financial services. Sessions will look at key trends in the region, including the next generation of payments, financial crime compliance and the challenge of de-risking, and the ongoing fight against cybercrime. 

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Asian Development Bank Annual Meeting

3-6 May
Manila, Philippines

The Annual Meeting of the ADB Board of Governors is an opportunity to provide guidance on ADB administrative, financial, and operational directions. The meetings provide opportunities for member governments to interact with ADB staff, nongovernment organizations (NGOs), media, and representatives of observer countries, international organizations, academe and the private sector. ADB’s annual meetings have become a premier forum for the discussion of economic and social development issues in Asia and the Pacific.

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EBRD Annual Meeting and Business Forum

9-10 May
Dead Sea, Jordan

EBRD’s Twenty-seventh Annual Meeting and Business Forum will be held in Jordan, a country famed for its hospitality, rich in history and with an extraordinary cultural heritage.
The Business Forum typically attracts senior government officials, leading financial and corporate executives, and entrepreneurs large and small – as well as representative of civil society organisations and the international and regional media. As a guest of the Business Forum, you will have ample opportunity to network at official and social events.

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Institute of International Finance (IIF) Spring Membership Meeting

23-24 May
Brussels, Belgium

The IIF will bring the Spring Membership Meeting to the center of Europe where 700+ attendees will hear from global policymakers including senior EU officials, as well as private sector leaders and innovators.

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SWIFT Latin American Regional Conference 2018

5-6 June

Join us 5-6 June to explore how fast, and how far, the transformation of the financial services will go in Latin America and beyond. Topics of discussion include: How greater collaboration and technological advances are transforming the region; APIs and the emergence of data-driven business models; the future of cross-border payments; challenges posed by geopolitical events; how financial intelligence can help fight financial crime; and current cybersecurity challenges.

The SWIFT Latin American Regional Conference 2018 will bring together industry leaders and influential decision makers from payments, securities, market infrastructures and corporates, together with the fintech community. It provides extensive networking opportunities to meet and engage with your peers in one of the most innovative, thriving and dynamic financial centers in North America -- Miami.

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SWIFT Middle East Regional Conference 2018

24-25 September

The Middle East has undergone major transformations over the last decade. Despite challenging global conditions, markets have embraced change and diversified their economies to weather the storm, with financial services and technology leading the charge.

With so much financial sector development taking place in the region, 2018 is the right time to bring together the community at the SWIFT Middle East Regional Conference. This year’s edition will bring together policy makers, industry leaders, regulators and financial experts from across this diverse region in Dubai to do business and shape the future of the Middle East’s financial industry.

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​​2018 Annual Meetings of the International Monetary Fund and World Bank Group

12-14 October
Bali Nusa Dua, Indonesia

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22-25 October
Sydney, Australia

In 2018, the world’s premier financial services event returns to the Harbour City for the third time.

Besides its iconic Opera House, Sydney is known for being a major financial and economic hub, not just for Australia, but for the whole Asia-Pacific region.

It provides a quarter of the national GDP, and is home to the headquarters of more than 90 banks.

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