Tuesday, 21 March 2017

CashlessAfrica Expo Gets Underway in Lagos, Nigeria

LAGOS, Nigeria, March 21, 2017/ -- As the CashlessAfrica (http://CashlessAfrica.com) expo gets underway at the Lagos Oriental hotel tomorrow, March 22nd and 23rd, experts will gather to discuss the future of finance in Lagos, the economic hub of Nigeri. We invite you join in the discussions and to ask your questions on Twitter #CashlessExpo.

The event has attracted more than 35 speakers from 30 countries to attend what has become a leading regional digital financial services conference in West Africa.

Ms Omokehinde Adebanjo, the Vice President and Area Business Head for West Africa, Mastercard will open the first day with other notable experts and innovators participating in nine sessions and panels for the two days.

Mastercard is the headline sponsor of the expo with some leading innovators, companies and institutions joining as keynote sponsors: Ping-Express, WorldRemit, TransferTo, SoftwareGroup, Oradian, PharmAccess, IDM, CodersCode, Avante and APO.

During this event, we will hear about exciting trends in digital financial services—such innovative changes taking place across Africa as the continent leapfrogs into the digital economy.

According to Emmanuel Okoegwale, the principal Associate at MobileMoneyAfrica - Digital disruption is changing how traditional banking services, payments, remittances are now offered in the digital economy. Almost all sectors of financial services including payments, money transfers, banking and more – is being re-imagined by non-traditional providers and Fintechs, while the traditional incumbent providers are reinventing themselves very quickly to understand better the puzzle presented by the Fintech and how they can leverage on the digital movement.

The CashlessAfrica conference will not only highlight the challenges and opportunities in the Fintech space in Africa but will provide knowledge and networking platform that will bring the African Fintech industry at par with its counterparts across the globe.

Join thought leaders and innovators tomorrow at the Lagos Oriental Hotel to learn about the future of Fintech, mobile financial services, remittance and digital financial services at CashlessAfrica 2017 in the energetic city of Lagos, the economic capital of Nigeria, Africa’s largest economy.

Conference delegates can still register via http://CashlessAfrica.com/register while entrance to the exhibition area is free of cost.

Distributed by APO on behalf of CashlessAfrica.

Media Contact:
West Ekhator

About CashlessAfrica:
The event is part of the MobileMoneyAfrica conference series which is a leading and influential event for the mobile financial services, remittance, banking and associated industry in Africa in the last eight years. CashlessAfrica 2017 (www.CashlessAfrica.com) is an exclusive platform for thought leaders of the industry from across the globe to gather and deliberate on the challenges and opportunities in the sector.


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