The fintech industry has grown exponentially in the past few years and along with that the number of events and conferences covering topics related to financial technology. Here we have compiled a list of those we think are the fintech events that you can’t miss in 2018. We bet this is the best list that you can find around!

Paris Fintech Forum
Date: January 30 – 31, 2018
Location: Paris, France
Website: http://www.parisfintechforum.com/

Second year for the Paris Fintech Forum after the awesome 2017 edition, with more than 2,000 attendees expected at Palais Brongniart, to learn, interact and get inspired by more than 200 executives from top financial firms.

Next Money Asia Fintech Finals
Date: January 30 – 31, 2018
Location: Hong Kong
Website: https://ff18.nextmoney.org/

The largest fintech conference in Hong Kong, with 2,000 global fintech leaders and 60 international speakers in 2 days and 3 nights of talks, panels, workshops and networking.

Finovate Middle East
Date: February 26 – 27, 2018
Location: Dubai, UAE
Website: https://finance.knect365.com/finovate-middle-east/

One of the key fintech events for the Middle East and North Africa, where you’ll be able to check the top innovations in banking, financial and payments technology in a unique demo-only format. Expect to meet 20+ companies demoing, 25+ speakers and 300+ attendees.

FinTechStage Luxembourg 2018
Date: March 1, 2018
Location: Luxembourg
Website: http://www.fintechstage.com/portfolio-posts/luxembourg-2018/

A conference with an unconventional format for innovators and investors working in fintech, created with the goal to connect startups, investors and financial institutions, with content and network opportunities studied for their specific needs.

Finovate Europe
Date: March 6 – 9, 2018
Location: London, UK
Website: https://finance.knect365.com/finovateeurope/

European edition of the Finovate events. 1,300+ attendees are expected for this year edition, with more than 70 cutting-edge fintech companies that will show their innovative solutions in fast paced demos. The event will be hosted at ExCel in London

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Money 20/20 Asia
Date: March 13 – 15, 2018
Location: Singapore
Website: https://asia.money2020.com/

Asian edition of Money 20/20, one of the world’s most important event when it comes to payments and financial services innovation. Top executives working on alternative payments, wealth management, insurtech and lending, with a large representation of all the Asian countries.

Fin:CODE
Date: March 14 – 16, 2018
Location: London, UK
Website: http://fincode-eu.com/

International knowledge exchange platform to make you discover how DevOps and Software can impact your firm and the financial sector as a whole. Expected more than 200 senior executives, technology evangelists and DevOps practitioners from the financial sector.

Innovate Finance in London

Innovate Finance Global Summit
Date: March 19 – 20, 2018
Location: London, UK
Website: https://ifgs.innovatefinance.com/

Organized by Innovate Finance, an independent membership association that represents the UK’s global fintech community, IFGS 2018 will gather a large global audience formed by fintech innovators, institutions, investors, policy makers, regulators and international trade bodies. All together in a very ambitious event in London

EXECfintech
Date: March 21-22, 2018
Location: Berlin, Germany
Website: https://exec.events/

Invite only conference for technology and innovation in financial services. One of the meeting place of Europe’s fintech scene, with an heterogeneous audience composed by both startup founders and corporate executives, as well as investors.

FINNOSUMMIT
Date: March 22, 2018
Location: Bogotà, Colombia
Website: https://www.finnovista.com/event/bogota-2018/

One of the leading fintech events in Latin America returns for its fifth edition in Bogotà. In the conference you will meet top fintech entrepreneurs, innovators in the financial services, experts and investors, with the possibility to visualize and discuss the future of financial services in South America.

AltFi London Summit
Date: March 26, 2018
Location: London, UK
Website: http://www.altfi.com/events/london-summit-2018

New venue and new topics for the fifth edition of this event organized by AltFi in London. The maturation of the online lending sector, along with Open Banking and PSD2, will be the principal themes covered this year.

LendItFintech USA 2018
Date: April 9-11, 2018
Location: San Francisco, US
Website: http://www.lendit.com/usa/2018

One of the world’s leading events in financial services innovation, attracting thousand of fintech decision makers from the most influential companies in the US. Expect a large crowd at Moscone West in San Francisco, with more than 5,000 attendees, 1,000 investors and 600 banks. Fintech, digital banking, blockchain and online lending are the main themes for this year.

Finovate Spring Silicon Valley

Finovate Spring
Date: May 8-11, 2018
Location: Santa Clara, US
Website: https://finance.knect365.com/finovatespring/

American edition of the Finovate events. 1,300+ attendees are expected this year, with more than 70 cutting-edge fintech companies that will show their innovative solutions in fast paced demos at Santa Clara Convention Center.

Fintech World Forum
Date: May 30-31, 2018
Location: London, UK
Website: http://fintechconferences.com/

Good quality fintech event that will take place at the Great Hall Kensington Conference and Events Centre in London. Keynotes to include IBM, Capgemini, WU, Oracle, JP Morgan and many others that have still to be announced.

Money 20/20 Europe
Date: June 4-6, 2018
Location: Amsterdam, The Netherlands
Website: https://europe.money2020.com/

European edition of Money 20/20 – self defined as the space where technology meets money, money meets people, people meet ideas and ideas become reality. Impressive stats from last year edition in Copenhagen: 5,000+ attendees, 1,200+ CEOs and presidents, 2000+ companies and 80+ countries represented.

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Future of Fintech
Date: June 19-21, 2018
Location: New York, US
Website: http://events.cbinsights.com/future-of-fintech/

Exclusive gathering of the world’s largest financial institutions, best fintech startups, and most active venture investors, organized by CB Insights at Jazz at Lincoln Center in New York. Top quality 33 speakers and more 1,000 attendees in 2017, mean that the are big expectations for this year.

Fin:CODE USA
Date: September 16 – 18, 2018
Location: San Diego, US
Website: http://fincode-us.com/

US edition of Fin:CODE, a DevOps continuous product and software development event for financial industry executives.

Finovate Fall
Date: September 24-27, 2018
Location: New York, US
Website: https://finance.knect365.com/finovatefall

Cutting-edge banking, financial and payments technology in a short-form demo format. This time at Marriott Marquis Times Square in New York.

Money 20/20 USA
Date: October 21-24, 2018
Location: Las Vegas, US
Website: https://us.money2020.com/

US edition of Money20/20, where executives, renowned speakers, innovators and disruptors from across the world unite to drive change in the future of money. This time at The Venetian, in Las Vegas.

LendIt Europe 2018
Date: November 19-20, 2018
Location: London, UK
Website: http://www.lendit.com/europe/2018

One of Europe’s best events for innovation in financial services. Smaller than in the US edition, it remains a large event with more than 150 speakers and over 1,000 attendees. Lendit Europe will be hosted at the Business Design Centre in London.

 

If you have any suggestions please make sure to get in touch and send your favorite events to alessandro[at]difitek.com . We look forward to seeing you in notable digital finance events around the world in 2018!