10 Fintech Conferences and Networking Events in Thailand to Attend Through 2023

10 Fintech Conferences and Networking Events in Thailand to Attend Through 2023

by May 8, 2023

Thailand’s fintech sector has historically lagged behind that of ASEAN counterparts such as Singapore or Vietnam, but recent regulatory efforts by the Bank of Thailand as well as booming adoption of digital payments are set to pave the way for strong growth in the financial startup scene.

With the Thai fintech industry poised to enter a new era of development, a number of industry events are being scheduled to take place in the country in the coming months, aiming to showcase the sector’s latest innovations and hottest players.

Today, we look at 11 fintech conferences and networking events to attend in Thailand through 2023.

VCs Night: Networking Party – Chat, Chill, Chew

May 17, 2023

True Digital Park West, Bangkok, Thailand

VCs Night-Networking Party – Chat, Chill, Chew

 

True Digital Park and the Thai Venture Capital Association are joining forces to host the VCs Night Networking Party, an event focusing on bringing together regional and global venture capital (VC) firms and startup communities for a day of networking and getting to know more than 300 startup ecosystem players.

Participants will get to meet more than 30 local and international VCs such as Openspace Ventures, True Incube, Vertex Ventures, Expara, SCB10x, Krungsri Finnovate, Seedstars, Beacon Venture Capital, XSpring Capital, KVision, 500 TukTuks, Orzon Ventures, REAPRA, KX Endless Capital, PTT EspresSo and N-Vest Ventures.

They will get to engage with startup supporting agents such as Thailand’s National Innovation Agency (NIA) and Malaysia Digital Economy Corporation (MDEC), as well as big corporations in Thailand.

During this event, attendees will have the opportunity to exchange ideas, discuss experiences, and learn from local and international startups that have already made their mark in the startup industry.

 

The Self-Disruption in Banking Series – South-East Asia Tour (Thailand)

May 25, 2023

Mandarin Oriental, Bangkok, Thailand

The Self-Disruption in Banking Series – South-East Asia Tour (Thailand)

 

The Digital Banker is organizing the 2023 South East Asia Tour, a series of invite-only events taking place in the Philippines, Thailand and Indonesia especially designed for banking leaders, technology evangelists and fintech Innovators.

The series focuses on helping banks manage the rapidly evolving competitive landscape, tackling trends and challenges including:

  • How can banks maintain their competitive position through platformisation, banking-as-a-service (BaaS) and embedded finance?;
  • Operating in the era of digital currencies and new payment schemes;
  • Cloud migration and enabling the digital experience that customers desire; and
  • Developing new customer engagement models with the advent of the metaverse.

Register here.

The Future of Finance Summit 2023

June 14-15, 2023

Bangkok, Thailand

The Future of Finance Summit 2023

 

The Future of Finance Summit, now in its 24th year, is coming on June 14-15 in Bangkok to provide finance stakeholders with the opportunity to engage with decision makers from unicorn companies, disruptors and industry leaders driving the fintech revolution.

The event will bring together traditional banks, insurance, and asset management players with challengers in supply chain and data-driven technologies, as well as decision makers in government, to discuss some of the industry’s most pressing issues and biggest opportunities.

The summit will comprise five specialized events: the Thailand Innovation Study Tour 2023, the Financial Technology Innovation Conference, the Transaction Finance Reinvented Conference, the CEO Leadership Dialogue, and the Heads of Risk Luncheon Roundtable.

Drop your registrations here.

Future Finance Bangkok 2023

July 20, 2023

Hyatt Regency Hotel, Bangkok, Thailand

Future Finance Bangkok 2023

 

Future Finance Bangkok is coming back for its 6th edition on July 20, 2023 to showcase the Thai banking and insurance sectors’ digital transformation.

The event will be held in the Ballroom of the Hyatt Regency Hotel, and is set to gather the country’s most influential business and technology leaders from the biggest banks and insurers, and will provide participants with the opportunity to explore the changes in consumer behavior on lifestyle and payments apps, newly formed fintech partnerships as well as the latest developments in the insurtech sector.

Participants will get to hear from industry speakers who will be discussing topics such as artificial intelligence (AI) and blockchain-based banking, join panel discussions on both customer experience strategies and digital ecosystems, network with industry peers and gain valuable knowledge about emerging trends, best practices and strategies for success.

Register here.

World Finance Forum 2023 – Bangkok

July 20-21, 2023

Bangkok, Thailand

World Finance Forum 2023 – Bangkok

 

The World Finance Forum is coming to Bangkok on July 20 and 21 to provide the finance sector with the opportunity to connect with their peers and leading solutions and service providers.

Participants will get to meet with CFOs from the world’s largest organizations, fastest-moving startups and most innovative companies, and build meaningful business connections. They’ll also get to learn from finance leaders and uncover new opportunities, discover emerging trends in today’s finance landscape, and grow their network of senior finance executives.

Register here.

iFX EXPO Asia

June 20-22, 2023

Centara Grand and Bangkok Convention Center, Bangkok, Thailand

iFX EXPO Asia

 

Organized by Ultimate Fintech, iFX EXPO Asia is three-day networking event focusing on providing participants with the tools needed to grow their business successfully.

The event is expected to bring together a diverse range of stakeholders, including technology and service providers, digital assets, blockchain, retail and institutional brokers, payment providers, banks and liquidity providers, as well as regulators and compliance officers, offering attendees a platform for collaboration, networking and insightful debate.

Following the resounding success of the previous edition, the event will be returning to the exotic city of Bangkok.

Bangkok is a bustling metropolis and an emerging hub for finance and technology in Asia, with 182 fintech startups and established financial companies based in the city, according to data collected by Tracxn.com.

Currently valued at US$1 billion, the Thai fintech sector continues to see growth, especially across the digital payments sector with a total estimated transaction value of US$34.82 billion by the end of 2023, according to Statista.

With a long history of uniting businesses in Europe, Asia and the Middle East, iFX EXPO is one of the world’s largest B2B conference connecting top-level executives in online trading, financial services and fintech from around the world.

Join here.

Techsauce Global Summit 2023

August 16-17, 2023

Queen Sirikit National Convention Center, Bangkok, Thailand

Techsauce Global Summit 2023

 

Techsauce Global Summit, one of Southeast Asia’s biggest tech summits, will be returning on August 16 and 17, 2023 in Bangkok to act as an international gateway for global leaders in technology, startups, corporations, investors and venture capitals, allowing them to come together, network and co-create.

This year, the conference promises to be packed with “in-depth” contents from world-class sources so that participants can keep up with the fast-changing trends and deeply understand how to benefit from the trend through action.

Fintech Festival Thailand 2023

September 27-28, 2023

Royal Paragon Hall, Siam Paragon, Bangkok, Thailand

Fintech Festival Thailand 2023

 

Fintech Festival Thailand 2023 will be held on September 27 and 28 2023 at Royal Paragon Hall, Siam Paragon.

One of Thailand’s leading fintech conference and exhibition, the event will bring together fintech professionals, leaders and enthusiast from different financial sectors such as banks, insurance, exchanges, payment systems and investment. It will provide attendees with the opportunity to learn about the industry’s latest trends and developments, network with industry peers, access an exhibition area and take part in workshop sessions.

Fintech Festival is a global series of networking events that brings together thousands of people to Thailand, Malaysia and the United Arab Emirates (UAE). These events cover the whole range of industrial topics including banking, payments, personal finance, insurtech, AI, digital assets and Web 3.0, exchanges, regtech, robo-advisors, investments, trading and cybersecurity.

Get your tickets here.

Thailand OpenGov Leadership Forum 2023

October 05, 2023

Amari Watergate Bangkok, Bangkok, Thailand

Thailand OpenGov Leadership Forum 2023

 

Thailand is aiming to be the digital hub of Southeast Asia and has concrete plans to digitalize the country and create a knowledge based society with a focus on information and communications technology (ICT) and digital investments.

OpenGov will be bringing the 5th annual Thailand OpenGov Leadership Forum on October 05, 2023 to discuss some of the latest developments taking place locally. The event will bring together tech leaders to explore some of the hottest trends in the space, including AI, big data analytics, blockchain, cloud computing, data sharing, 5G and smart cities.

DigiTech ASEAN Thailand 2023

November 22-24, 2023

IMPACT Exhibition and Convention Centre, Bangkok, Thailand

DigiTech ASEAN Thailand 2023

 

DigiTech ASEAN Thailand 2023, taking place from November 22 to 24, 2023, will provide a networking platform for stakeholders in the tech sector to meet and build meaningful business connections.

This year’s event will be organized under the theme “Connecting You with Global Tech and Digital Community” and will showcase a comprehensive range of technology and digital solutions by over 250 exhibitors and brands.

Exhibiting companies will have the opportunity to connect with their market, reach out to new customers and partners, meet key decision makers and enhance their brand awareness in this highly competitive but growing market.

The conference, meanwhile, will present the latest tech and digital trends, covering topics such as new business software, AI, cybersecurity, e-commerce, 5G technology and Web 3.0.

See more details here.