The MFC Annual Conference is one of the most significant events in the financial inclusion sector. The event will be a meeting of minds and ideas and will be the perfect opportunity for financial inclusion professionals to network, exchange experiences, learn from an impressive line-up of guests and even lay the groundwork for successful partnerships going forward.
Upwards of 500 participants are expected to attend the conference this year from East and West Europe, Central Asia, the Caucasus and even further afield.
This year, our theme will be “Demystifying Digital in Microfinance”. This 22nd MFC Annual Conference will tackle the practical side of digitalization in the financial inclusion sector through case studies, trend analysis and discussion of emerging best practice. Consult the agenda
Here is a preview of what you can expect at this year’s conference:
- Keynote speech by Tim Ogden, Financial Access Initiative (FAI)
- Speed networking with fintechs and investors
- 15+ plenary and break-out sessions
- Fintech pitch and Marketplace
- Social Investors and Technology Fair
- Sultan gala dinner at Sultan’s Palace in Istanbul
- 5th CEO FORUM Summit for MFC members
- Leader TANGO session developing team working competencies
- and much more! Consult the agenda
Pre-conference events: 29 May 2019
Main conference program: 30-31 May 2019
CEO Forum Summit: 1 June 2019
Registration closes 15 May. Don’t miss your chance join the event!
The Conference will be held at TITANIC DOWNTOWN BEYOĞLU hotel, located in Beyoğlu, the center of Istanbul. This 5-star hotel is one of the best Istanbul downtown hotels with spacious rooms combining luxury and comfort, concept restaurants and cafes offering delicacies from the Turkish and world cousine, fitness and spa center and meeting halls in different sizes. Read more
The MFC conference website provides a list of hotels for your comfortable stay in Istanbul. Book your accommodation
Book your flight with a discount up to 20%
Turkish Airlines is the official airline of the 22nd MFC Annual Conference and special discounts are offered on flights for the conference attendees.
We look forward to welcoming over 500 delegates from across Europe, Central Asia, the Caucasus and beyond. By joining together our expertise and knowledge we will be able to offer an even more tailored and top-notch conference experience in 2019!
This initiative has received financial support from the European Union
Programme for Employment and Social Innovation “EaSI” (2014-2020).
For further information please consult: http://ec.europa.eu/social/easi