7th annual Payments Awards

13th November – London

Recognising payments excellence and innovation – organised by FStech and Retail Systems.

Now in its seventh year, the Payments Awards recognise and celebrate companies which have demonstrated excellence and innovation in the payments space. This year we have introduced four new categories:

Anti-Fraud Solution of the Year
Security Innovation of the Year
Best Cross-Border Payments Solution
Blockchain or Cryptocurrency Initiative of the Year

View the full list of categories and entry criteria.

Entry deadline extended to 8th August

Loyalty360’s Customer Expo will take place November 11-13, 2019 in Indianapolis

Loyalty360’s 2019 Customer Expo will focus on all aspects of the customer journey, including an exploration of crucial audiences both internal and external. Through a robust slate of best-in-class speakers and interactive discussions, actionable case studies, and proven world class technology suppliers, attendees will learn about the latest theories, best practices, relevant case studies, emerging trends, and strategies that drive measurable behavioral change and quantifiable results.

By attending, you’ll have the opportunity to network with hundreds of your fellow marketers and hear how they are reaching their customer relationship-building goals.

Register with code BANDWIDTH20 to save 20%

Open Banking Expo London – 13th November 2019

Innovators, disrupters and visionaries driving the Open Banking revolution will come together in London on 13th November to Open Banking Expo.

Delegates will enjoy…

  • 5 stages, including new Payments and Mortgages streams
  • 60+ speakers; legacy players, the challengers, payments providers, SME lenders, fintechs and the policy setters. Check out who is confirmed already
  • The event beginning with a bang; leaders from Clydesdale Bank, Danske Bank, HSBC, and Santander will reveal their progress and what the future looks like.

With so much content on offer across the day, check out the agenda to see what’s on. Or check out the brochure here.

Register with our discount code BAND10  to save 10%

International Conferences and Trainings will be presenting its 3rd Annual International Payment Forum in Vienna, Austria on the 21st and 22nd of November 2019. For more info click here 

Here they will provide attendees with updates on regulations from top industry professionals to enable them to understand the latest trends and challenges affecting the global payments community today.

Some of the hottest topic such as:


  • Instant Payment
  • Open Banking
  • Blockchain
  • Cybersecurity
  • AML
  • PSD2
  • Cross Border Payment
  • AI in Banking
  • Digital Banking

Join us in the beautiful city of Vienna, Austria and network with your peer at the leading Payment event in Europe with complimentary FREE walking tour with a top professional guide to give you a better chance to see the famous places in Vienna with the last stop at the Famous X-Mass Market.

For more information about Early Bird Promotion please contact us at info@ict-solutions-hu.com


The FStech Awards will be marking their 20 th year celebrating excellence and innovation within the UK and EMEA financial services sector. Open to any financial institution or technology provider with a UK office, the awards will showcase the most forward-thinking and disruptive financial sector technologies, programmes, and projects.

The deadline for entries is 22 November 2019 . The awards are free to enter, and you can enter as many categories as you like. This year they are introducing 8 brand new categories covering the best teams in banking and IT, customer experience, cyber security and anti-fraud to name a few.

If you’d like some more information on the categories and how to enter your company for the 2020 awards, you can find the website here: https://www.fstech.co.uk/awards

MoneyLIVE Summit is the event for the most senior and innovative leaders across banking, payments and FinTech to network, share ideas and supercharge the digital banking revolution. Across three stages, this year’s MoneyLIVE Summit provides the opportunity to take yourself out of your comfort zone, discover the future of banking and meet face-to-face with 600+ of your peers.

We’ve confirmed 100 speakers from across the world, with innovators from as far afield as the US and Singapore and delegates from at least 80 countries. Hear from the likes of:

  • Josh Bottomley, Global Head of Digital, Data and Development, HSBC
  • Michael Harte, Chief Operating Officer, Santander
  • Tom Foster-Carter, Chief Operating Officer, Monzo
  • Deepak Sharma, Chief Digital Officer, Kotak Mahindra
  • Carlos López-Moctezuma, Global Head of Open Banking, BBVA
  • Pamela Hilborn, Global Head of Design, Digital Banking, Scotiabank
  • Joseph Krzemienski, Chief Experience Officer, BankMobile
  • Elena Alfaro Martinez, Global Head of Data & Open Innovation, BBVA
  • Jayesh Patel, Head of Liv. Digital Bank, Emirates NBD
  • KayCee Murray, SVP, Information Technology, Numerica Credit Union
  • Ceri Godwin, Director, Growth & Advisory – EmTech, Santander
  • Roshan Awatar, Group Head of Data Strategy, Change & Innovation, Lloyds Banking Group

Use discount code BANDWIDTH10 to save 10% on your ticket.

For more details and to register click HERE

Payments International 2019

27th – 28th November – London

 With a clear focus on quality, our exclusive speaker line-up at Payments International 2019 will provide an unparalleled platform for professionals in the payments arena to learn, meet, mingle, establish and reinforce business relationships.

Payments International brings you insights into key developments such as:

  • Open Banking & PSD2

Hear how to make the most of Open Banking & PSD2 by transforming your business and making the most of the API ecosystem

  • Payments Regulation Beyond PSD2

Get up-to-speed with the latest on Interchange Fee Regulation, conduct issues in payments, Brexit, AML and fraud

  • Distributed Ledger Technology & Non-Traditional Payments

Hear DLT experts from established banks and start-ups discuss the tech, business case and practical challenges

  • Payments Architecture

Get insight into the implications for real-time and cross-border payments as well as new business opportunities arising

This year’s programme will once again include a keynote address by the European Banking Authority (EBA). Hear from the EBA on topics such as the implementation of RTS on SCA & CSC, PI and AI provider authorisation and more.

Visit https://bit.ly/2xQ71ea for more information and quote VIP Code: FKM63627BWR to claim a 10% discount

We’ve teamed up with FinTech Connect to give you a 20% discount on delegate tickets– saving you up to £180 on the full price. FinTech Connect is where large teams from financial institutions assess the latest innovations that’ll underpin their next phase of transformation, and where fintechs come to accelerate dialogues with digital buyers across digital transformation, payments, financial security, regtech and blockchain. Secure your delegate pass using code BWR19 to get an extra 20% off & save £180.

Register here https://bit.ly/2lI7bRO

Marketplace Lending & Alternative Financing Summit– Monarch Beach Resort, Dana Point, CA- December 8-10, 2019

Opal Group is proud to present our Marketplace Lending & Alternative Financing Summit. The Summit is an educational forum designed for investors, issuers, platforms, underwriters, banks rating agencies, lawyers, service providers, accountant, and other related industry professionals. At this conference learn and network with industry leaders to gain insight on the newest techniques to maximize returns and reduce risk exposure in this growing area of marketplace lending.


15% discount code: BRMPL2019

Public Funds Summit 2020

Omni Scottsdale Resort & Spa at Montelucia, Scottsdale, AZ

January 6, 2020 – January 8, 2020

The Public Funds Summit provides a unique environment in which members of the public sector can exchange ideas and learn from other delegates, money managers, and consultants. Although attendance is not limited to those in the public sector, the conference takes aim at topics that are of particular relevance to public pension funds. The exchange of ideas both in and out of the session halls are key in educating and identifying viable alternatives that will address these concerns. Beyond the investment sphere, we also address legal issues facing pension plans, ethics regulations and the importance of on-going education for plan sponsors and their fiduciaries. We will also discuss the importance of politics and public perception of pension plans and the role that trustees and pension officers have in creating a positive image for their plans.

For more details and to register CLICK HERE

The Card & Payments Awards recognise customer service, excellence and innovation in the UK and Irish card and payments industry and are judged by an independent panel of industry experts.

The Awards are open in different categories to credit, debit, prepaid and charge card issuers, co-brands, merchant acquirers and other payment service organisations in the UK and Republic of Ireland.

After a rigorous entry and judging process, the Awards culminate in a prestigious Black Tie and Dinner at London’s JW Marriott Grosvenor House. The next Awards will be celebrated on Thursday 6 February 2020. This impressive evening is the only networking event of its kind in Europe and provides a superb opportunity to socialise with and meet some of the key players in the industry.

Visit https://www.cardandpaymentsawards.com/ for more information about entering a category and booking tables.

MPE 2020 (Merchant Payments Ecosystem), conference & exhibition

Date& Venue: February 18-20, 2020, InterContinental Hotel, Berlin, Germany

MPE is Europe’s Largest Merchant Payments conference.

The 2020 edition of MPE connects key decision makers from merchants, acquirers, PSPs, and POS SW & HW vendors, established companies as well as start-ups & fintech united by their passion for merchant payments.

1250+ attendees, including 300+ merchants, 400+ acquiring banks & PSPs from 40+ countries come to network and be inspired by 140+ TOP industry speakers, 75+ solution providers.

MPE is renowned for its high-caliber networking at its core and the agenda covering all aspects of payment acceptance, latest regional and pan-European trends; in-depth industry analysis and specific case studies.

SPECIAL OFFER valid through November 30:

20% off on passes = 2000 EUR, (Regular price: 2500 EUR). Click here for further info

UKGCVA Conference ’20. Driving the Industry Forward

We are delighted to partner with the UK Gift Card & Voucher Association for UKGCVA Conference 2020!

The Gift Card flagship industry event of the year is now open for booking. If you only go to one conference a year – make sure it’s this one! Two action packed days of insight, debates, case studies and the very best networking opportunities. Early bird rates held until midnight on 15 November 2019.

As The gift card industry continues to thrive, the 2020 conference provides the platform to bring members of the UK and international gift card community together to explore all areas of the industry: how to ensure ongoing growth, showcasing industry innovation, exploring consumer needs, evolving marketing strategies, speed dating and much more. Day one will focus on hot topics; market trends, legal, fraud, tax/VAT, sustainability. Day 2 we will launch our ground-breaking 2020 research, hear from industry leaders, enjoy motivational activity and look to the future.

UKGCVA Conference ‘20 welcomes members & non-members from the UK, Europe and across the global gift card community. Book today to ensure you don’t miss out!


MoneyLIVE Spring

9th March – 11th March 2020

Meliá Avenida América, Madrid, Spain

Whether you are a payment professional, a retail banker or a fresh-faced FinTech, MoneyLIVE Spring is the conference for you. Hear from 40 European speakers across our two banking and payments stages, and get the opportunity set up networking meetings with 350+ senior professionals. Interested in FinTech? Join us at our ‘Introducing the FinTechs’ pitch and networking evening.

Use discount code BANDWIDTH10 to save 10% on your ticket. Register HERE


Get up to speed with the latest developments and innovations at TechNOVA: AI in Financial Services – the event that brings you leading insights from the financial sector’s technology pioneers.

From business transformation to robotic automation, customer innovation to ethical transparency this event will equip you with the skills and expertise to capitalise on the artificial intelligence revolution.

10% off with discount code: AIFS2020

17 March 2020, London – click here for further information.



National Technology Awards 2020
Save the date: 7 May 2020

London Marriott Hotel, Grosvenor Square

Now in their fourth year, the National Technology Awards showcase technological excellence across the UK, and reward the best and brightest in the tech world. This year they have introduced 4 new categories. Head over to the website to find out more.

SUBMIT YOUR ENTRY (link to here: https://nationaltechnologyawards.co.uk/)

Deadline for entries: 10 January 2020