Home to more than 150 fintech unicorns, the US is a fintech powerhouse and one of the world’s biggest fintech ecosystems. Given the country’s leading position in the global fintech scene, a number of large-scale events and conferences are being held each year in the US.
As 2022 will be coming to an end in just a few months, we’ve compiled a list of the top fintech events and gatherings taking place in the US in September and Q4 2022.
September 12-14, 2022
Marriott Downtown Magnificent Mile, Chicago, IL
Lend360 is an annual summit for the leaders in online lending that explores fintech industry trends and new technologies impacting consumer lenders, small business lenders, service partners, investors, bank representatives, and more.
The summit will provide participants with the opportunity to connect with the influencers shaping the fintech industry at a series of networking events, women-led panels and discussions, or through private meetings. Topics covered this year will include cryptocurrencies, business lending, embedded lending, fraud protection, and more.
Register here: https://www.lend360.org/
September 12-14, 2022
The Marriott Marquis Times Square, New York City, NY
Informa Connect’s FinovateFall 2022 will be held at The Marriott Marquis Times Square in New York City from September 12-14. The event is expected to bring together more than a thousand C-suite leaders, senior executives and financial innovators who will attend and hear from over 100 industry veterans and new-age innovators on disruption in the financial sector.
This year’s event promises to offer unparalleled networking opportunities to engage directly with leading innovators, fintechs, platform players, financial institutions, regulators and investors through high-impact networking sessions and scheduled one-on-one meetings.
It will feature a star-studded line-up of keynote speakers, industry representatives, and several highly interactive panel discussions that will discuss topics such as financial inclusion, financial wellness and compliance. The event will also spotlight new fintech innovations through 60-plus demos.
September 13, 2022
The Edison Ballroom, New York City, NY
The annual Finovate Awards recognize the companies driving fintech innovation forward and the individuals bringing new ideas to life. Each year, the event crowns 25 winners in fields like consumer lending, digital banking, small and medium-sized enterprise (SME), ID management and more.
The third annual Finovate Awards ceremony will take place on September 13, during which this year’s winners will be revealed. 129 finalists including leading banks, fintech firms, accelerators, and individuals had been selected by a panel of 20 judges.
Digital Asset Summit 2022
September 13-14, 2022
The Glasshouse, New York City, NY
Blockworks’ Digital Asset Summit (DAS) is returning for its fourth year to The Glasshouse in New York City on September 13-14, 2022.
This year’s event is expected to bring together financial institutions, family offices, financial advisers, investment banks, crypto protocols, exchanges, hedge funds, prime brokers, venture capitalists (VCs) and other industry professionals to discuss how digital assets can evolve and be recognized as a macro asset.
DAS is an institutionally focused crypto conference for asset managers and financial services professionals. The 2022 edition will feature more than 100 speakers including:
- Fidelity’s Director of Global Macro;
- JPMorgan’s head of Onyx Digital Assets & Blockchain Launch;
- FTX’s Head of Ventures;
- Morgan Stanley’s Head of Emerging Markets Equity;
- State Street Digital’s Vice President;
- Circle’s Vice President of Finance, Treasury and Corporate Development; and
- dYdX’s Founder.
Topics covered during the two-day conference will include:
- Crypto’s institutional lending market;
- Institutional access to decentralized finance (DeFi);
- Security and risk management;
- Regulatory Uncertainty; and
- The state of crypto market structure.
The event will also include fireside chats, panels and networking opportunities, including an exclusive dinner for VIP guests and speakers and an after-party open to all attendees.
Bank Automation Summit Fall 2022
September 18-20, 2022
Hyatt Olive 8, Seattle, WA
Bank Automation Summit Fall 2022 will take place at the Hyatt Olive 8 in Seattle on September 19-20. The summit will bring together industry experts to discuss banking automation and technology topics from using cloud development to embedded finance.
Participants will get to hear from speakers from leading companies such as US Bank, Citigroup, BMO, TD Bank, Mastercard, and many more. These industry leaders will cover topics such as facilitating citizen developers in banking, automation to detect and stop fraudulent transactions, new frontiers in open banking, and much more.
Insuretech Connect Vegas
September 20-22, 2022
Mandalay Bay, Las Vegas, NV
Insuretech Connect (ITC) Vegas claims to be the world’s largest insurtech event, offering unparalleled access to the most comprehensive and global gathering of tech entrepreneurs, investors, and insurance industry incumbents.
Over the course of three days, the industry will convene to showcase new innovations, learn how to increase productivity and reduce costs, and ultimately enrich the lives of policyholders. The superlative networking, with tens of thousands of meetings, will be one of the hallmarks of the ITC event.
This year’s event will feature world-class content, networking, meetings, a dynamic expo hall with the latest insurtech innovations, breakfast, lunch, a kick-off party, daily receptions, and a closing party with headline musical talent.
Boston Fintech Week
September 27-29, 2022
This year’s Boston Fintech Week will debate ways to build a financial future that is relevant and adaptable, fair and inclusive. Speakers will explore the ways fintech is blurring the distinction between financial services and other industries, debate questions related to the risks and opportunities, delve into the next phases of fintech, and tackle the seismic shifts happening in our industry and their future implications.
Confirmed speakers this year include top executives representing organizations such as the North Atlantic Treaty Organization (NATO), FT Partners, the Federal Reserve Bank of Boston, EY, Cornerstone Advisors, and Fidelity Investments.
Small Biz Banking
October 03-04, 2022
JW Marriott, Nashville, TN
Small Biz Banking returns in person in Nashville, Tennessee on October 3-4, 2022. This is the essential event for banking industry leaders who are focused on the biggest challenges and opportunities that come with serving small businesses, including credit risk, client engagement, the consolidation of business-to-business (B2B) spending tools, prioritizing digital offerings and so much more.
This year’s event will cover topics such as digital banking, financing solutions, SME accounting, and more. Confirmed speakers include executives representing the likes of Intuit, Personetics, Adyen, LexisNexis and Wells Fargo.
Fintech Gala 2022
October 06, 2022
San Francisco City Hall, San Francisco, CA
The inaugural Fintech Gala 2022 will take place on October 06, 2022 at the San Francisco City Hall, bringing together the fintech community to discuss topics such as fintech funding, cyber and financial rimes, cryptocurrencies, and more.
The evening will feature:
- State of the industry addresses by leaders in the financial services industry;
- High-value, professional networking;
- Food and drinks; and
- Limited participation with only 475 passes available.
State of the industry addresses:
- State of Fintech Funding, by Sheel Mohnot, Co-founder and GP, Better Tomorrow Ventures
- State of Cyber and Financial Crimes, by Bryan P. Smith, Section Chief, Criminal Cyber Operations Section, FBI
- State of Crypto, by Denelle Dixon, CEO and Executive Director, Stellar Development Foundation
- State of Payments, by Wade Arnold, CEO, Moov Financial
Chief Data and Analytics Officers Fall 2022
October 10-12, 2022
Westin Copley, Boston, MA
The Chief Data and Analytics Officers (CDAO) Fall, the premier conference for data and analytics leaders in North America, will take place on October 10-12, 2022 in Boston, MA.
Exclusively designed for the cutting-edge data and analytics leader, CDAO Fall focuses on aligning data strategy with digital transformation, leveraging data analytics to increase business value, and spearheading a data-driven culture that utilizes data as an engine for growth.
New this year is a personalized learning and networking track for data and analytics executives serving the financial services industry. Participants will get to hear from more than 80 speakers representing organizations such as Visa, CNN, EBay, Verizon and PayPal who will discuss the use of data and analytics in financial services, insurance, e-commerce and retail, and healthcare.
Digital Transformation in Banking Summit (Americas)
October 13, 2022
The first annual Digital Transformation in Banking (Americas) Summit will take place in New York on October 13, 2022, and will bring together 25 thought-provoking speakers who will tackle some of the industry’s most pressing issues and hottest trends.
The event will feature dedicated keynotes and sessions, and discussions on some of the most topical themes, including digital transformation, the future of wealth management, ethical AI, cloud computing, payment transformation and more.
Confirmed speakers include to executives from Scotiabank, JP Morgan, BNY Mellon, Credit Suisse, and Wells Fargo.
Real-Time Payments and Cybersecurity Summit (USA)
October 14, 2022
The 2022 Real-Time Payments and Cybersecurity Summit (USA) will take place live in New York on October 14, providing a platform for industry stakeholders to obtain updates on how real-time payments are transforming the US banking landscape, requests to pay, cybersecurity and fighting payments risks globally, common challenges, implementation strategies, use cases, lessons, and much more.
Participants will get to learn more about the current state of play in real-time payments in the US, gain in-depth guidance from expert speakers on fine-tuning their real time payments journey and the industry best practices, and obtain practical perspectives from many real-world use-cases shared by the market’s top players, including early adopters and leaders from across the region.
October 23-26, 2022
The Venetian Resort and Hotel, Las Vegas, NV
Money20/20 USA’s 2022 edition will take place from October 23 to 26 at the Venetian Las Vegas. This year’s event will focus on stories told through four distinct lenses – vulnerability, defense and offense, chain reactions, and experiences – and will feature 300+ speakers and moderators from a broad cross-section of companies, ranging from established fintech, banking, payments, and tech titans to scrappy startups. Topics covered will include Web3.0, cannabis banking, embedded fintech, data-driven transformation, real-time fraud protection, and more.
Money 20/20 USA is one of the largest global events focusing on payments and financial services innovation. Last year’s event brought together more than 8,000 attendees from 2,800+ companies.
Get your tickets here: https://www.money2020.com/
The Financial Brand Forum 2022
November 13-16, 2022
Aria Hotel and Resort, Las Vegas, NV
The Financial Brand Forum is the one of the world’s most elite conference on marketing, customer experience (CX), data analytics and digital transformation in banking. The event is built exclusively for senior-level executives working in the financial industry, with a specific emphasis on those in marketing roles at retail banks and credit unions based in North America.
This year’s event is specifically engineered to help financial institutions tackle the biggest challenges in retail banking, with dozens of strategy sessions and how-to presentations. Participants will get to learn from the best and brightest in retail banking, as they reveal the latest trends, new innovations and advanced techniques that are transforming the financial industry today.
The event is set to bring together more than 2,500 people from 900+ of the most progressive and respected financial institutions from around the world.
Register here: https://financialbrandforum.com/
FTT Embedded Finance and Super-Apps North America
December 01, 2022
Grand Hyatt at SFO, San Francisco, CA
What does it mean when financial services are provided outside traditional financial institutions? Who benefits from embedding those products and services in new channels? Are super-apps the new must have?
With a growing ecosystem of distributors, it is crucial to understand the opportunity and prepare for change.
At the FTT Embedded Finance and Super-Apps North America event, on December 01, 2022, participants will get to learn from those at the forefront of developing embedded finance strategies, hear about the technologies enabling a direct connection between non-financial institutions and end users, and make sense of emerging trends like payment-as-a-service (PaaS), banking-as-a-service (BaaS), infrastructure-as-a-service (IaaS), open finance and APIs.
Fintech Nexus LatAm 2022
December 13-14, 2022
JW Marriott Marquis Miami, FL
Fintech Nexus LatAm is a leading annual conference dedicated to Latin America’s fintech ecosystem. This year’s event is expected to bring together 1,000+ banks, fintech companies and investors that are transforming LatAm’s lending and banking industries.
The event will feature 65+ speakers who will cover themes such as:
- The acceleration of digital banking and inclusion;
- Web3, crypto and DeFi burst onto the scene;
- Lending reaches the masses; and
- Fintech in 2027.
See more details and register here: https://www.fintechnexus.com/latam/2022/
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