Top 18 Fintech Events in Singapore to Attend in 2024by Fintech News Singapore December 13, 2023
Singapore is home to a robust and thriving fintech industry that’s often regarded as one of the leading hubs in Asia-Pacific (APAC). The city-state hosts some of ASEAN’s biggest and largest fintech companies; it continuously attracts the lion’s share of fintech funding across the region; and its well-established banking sector has shown commitment to adopting and integrating emerging technologies.
As Singapore’s fintech industry continues to gain international recognition, several major fintech events and conferences are being held each year in the city-state, attracting thousands of participants and investors from around the world.
With 2023 coming to a close, we’ve curated a list of the top fintech gatherings taking place in Singapore in 2024. These events are expected to attract large crowds of industry stakeholders, providing a platform for these professionals to network with their peers, potential partners, investors, and clients. Participants will also get to hear from industry leaders and experts, and discover the latest trends, technologies and regulatory developments.
Seamless Asia 2024
February 20 – 21, 2024
Suntec Convention & Exhibition Centre, Singapore
Seamless Asia 2024, scheduled for February 20 and 21 at the Suntec Convention and Exhibition Centre in Singapore, will focus on the key sectors shaping Asia’s future digital economy: payments innovation, paytech, and banking transformation, along with e-commerce strategy, e-commerce tech, and e-commerce logistics. The event aims to bring together Asia’s digital commerce ecosystem, attracting more attendees, sponsors, and speakers for an immersive experience.
The conference will feature six dedicated tracks covering these topics, providing attendees with practical advice, and the exhibition is expected to boast 200+ exhibitors showcasing cutting-edge technologies in payments, banking, e-commerce, and retail. Seamless Asia 2024 will also emphasize in-person networking opportunities to facilitate connections and discussions among industry professionals.
Blockchain Festival Asia 2024
March 02, 2024
Marina Bay Sands, Singapore
Blockchain Festival Asia 2024, scheduled for March 02 at the Marina Bay Sands, is returning for a major innovative event in Southeast Asia. The event will cover a broad spectrum of topics including blockchain technology, cryptocurrency exchanges, digital tokens, decentralized finance (DeFi), non-fungible tokens (NFTs), crypto mining, gaming finance (gamefi), online payment solutions, investment opportunities, and the broader fintech industry.
Over 5,000 participants from around the world and Asian countries are expected to attend, representing leading companies in the blockchain, crypto, and fintech industries. The festival will provide high-level business networking opportunities, attracting professionals, global leaders, and newcomers from diverse sectors, and will feature a carefully curated to explore the synergy of cutting-edge technologies, featuring keynotes, interactive panel discussions, and inspiring speeches by distinguished speakers with expertise in blockchain.
The exhibition space will showcase booths from industry-leading companies, offering a dynamic platform for exhibitors and attendees to present offerings, establish connections, and engage in face-to-face discussions.
HYFI Conference 2024
March 07, 2024
ONE°15 Marina Sentosa Cove, Singapore
HYFI Conference 2024, scheduled for March 07 at the ONE°15 Marina Sentosa Cove in Singapore, is a premier future-tech event that brings together leaders and innovators in artificial intelligence (AI), fintech, traditional finance, and Web 3.0 spaces. This exclusive conference promises an immersive experience where attendees can engage with industry leaders, gain profound insights, and establish lasting connections in a sophisticated environment seamlessly blended with cutting-edge technology.
HYFI Conference 2024 will be centered on innovation, networking, and bespoke experiences, offering a unique opportunity to explore the future of tech. The event will feature over 400 participants, including 30+ speakers, more than 30 side events, 100+ venture capitalists (VCs) and investors, and exhibitors who will showcase their innovations and offerings.
Wealth Management Summit Asia
March 14, 2024
The Westin Singapore, Singapore
The Wealth Management Summit Asia, taking place on March 14, 2024 at the Westin Singapore, aims to serve as a platform for market-leading private banks, family offices, and wealth managers to address challenges and opportunities in Asia’s wealth management landscape.
The event promises insightful discussions, interactive panels, roundtables, and market briefings addressing current challenges in Asia’s wealth management sector, including the impact of US-China tensions, constraints on offshore investments, and limited private market exit options.
Experts and industry leaders will explore thematic investing as a strategy to boost long-term returns, with a focus on aligning portfolio allocations with driving forces in a volatile market. They will also discuss opportunities for sustainable investments, financing the green transition, boosting ESG product sales, and mitigating greenwashing risks.
In addition, the summit will delve into demands for hyper-personalized services, talent recruitment strategies, the use of machine learning (ML) tools, the rise of generative AI and wealthtech developments.
Agile DevSecOps SG Conference 2024
March 14, 2024
Grandballroom, Marriott Tang Plaza Hotel, Singapore
Agile DevSecOps SG Conference 2024 (ADSG24), taking place on March 14, 2024 at the Marriott Tang Plaza Hotel, is a premier gathering tailored for fintech and security professionals driving innovation in the
Singapore. This conference aims to serve as a catalyst for immersive discussions, tackling challenges, and fostering the exchange of best practices within the dynamic landscape of development, security, and operations (DevSecOps) and its impact on the finance sector.
Featuring 30+ esteemed speakers and panelists representing diverse sectors, the conference promises an immersive exploration of the latest trends, threats, and innovative solutions at the convergence of DevSecOps and finance.
It’s expected to bring together over 150 senior-level professionals from a spectrum of industries, including technology, finance, e-commerce, insurance, government, retail, and enterprise sectors. This convergence of expertise will strive to foster invaluable insights, knowledge exchange, and collaborative strategies to bolster secure and agile technology frameworks in Singapore.
The event will also showcase an exhibition area hosting approximately 10 leading exhibitors, spotlighting cutting-edge technologies and groundbreaking innovations revolutionizing the global DevSecOps sphere. Networking opportunities at this summit will include speed dating, gala lunch, tea break sessions, and a cocktail party.
CDAO Singapore 2024
April 16 – 17, 2024
Resorts World Sentosa – Equarius Hotel, Singapore
Corinium’s Chief Data and Analytics Officer (CDAO) Singapore returns for its 2024 edition to convene and to connect leading data and analytics executives, innovators, technologist, and business leaders to strategize and achieve data success.
Scheduled for April 16 – 17, CDAO Singapore 2024 will be tailored for CDAOs, directors, heads, general managers, managers, and practitioners of data and analytics/ML/AI across all sectors in Singapore. The event aims to provide a unique opportunity for professionals interested in data and analytics to gain inspiration, make new contacts, and enhance their programs, projects, and strategies.
Attendees will get to explore the latest developments in AI and ML, understanding how they are transforming data analysis and decision-making processes; delve into the evolving landscape of data privacy regulations and ethical considerations in data collection, usage, and sharing; explore challenges and best practices related to data governance, compliance, and risk management; and examine effective data strategies.
Apidays Singapore 2024
April 17 – 18, 2024
The Arts House at The Old Parliament, Singapore
Apidays Singapore 2024, taking place on April 17 and 18 at The Arts House at The Old Parliament in Singapore, will focus on the transformative power of application programming interfaces (APIs) and related technologies. With a strong emphasis on the programmable economy, this year’s event will gather local, regional, and international experts to showcase how APIs are reshaping businesses, driving economic growth, and meeting the demands of an evolving world.
Apidays Singapore 2024 will feature 50+ speakers and 50+ sessions, and is expected to bring together 500+ attendees and 500+ companies.
Founded in 2012, Apidays is a leading series of worldwide conferences that aims to democratize and evangelize the opportunities of APIs for corporations. Since its inception, the series has organized 70+ events in 15+ countries, attracting over 85,000 attendees and featuring 4,000+ speakers. The events are vendor-neutral and concentrate on business and technical thought leadership, best practices for the API industry, knowledge-sharing for industry-wide consensus, business networking for corporate API projects, and engagement with the technical community.
Future of Asset Management Asia
May 08, 2024
The Westin Singapore, Singapore
Scheduled for May 08, 2024 at the Westin Singapore, the Future of Asset Management Asia conference is a one-day event designed for asset management leaders facing the evolving landscape of the Asian market, driven by expanding capital markets, changing demographics, and resilience to inflation. The conference aims to provide a platform for leading executives from top asset management firms across Asia to connect, stay informed about political developments, and hear from regulators.
The Future of Asset Management Asia conference will address challenges posed by US-China tensions, regulatory fragmentation, heightened market volatility, the disruptive power of generative AI in asset management, as well as the growing demand for hyper-personalization and technology-driven solutions.
It will feature high level keynotes, lively panel discussions, exclusive roundtables, and circular dialogues, all expertly moderated by Ignites Asia and Financial Times (FT) journalists.
Insurtech Connect Asia 2024
June 04 – 06, 2024
Sands Expo & Convention Centre, Singapore
ITC Asia is the region’s largest insurance event – offering unparalleled access to the most comprehensive and global gathering of insurance industry incumbents, tech entrepreneurs and investors.
Over the course of three days, the industry will convene to share their insights and trends in the insurance market, learn how to increase productivity and reduce costs through innovation and digital transformation. The result of this gathering will enable you to increase your industry knowledge, improve efficiency and ultimately enrich the lives of policyholders. The superlative networking, with tens of thousands of meetings, is one of the hallmarks of an ITC event.
4th Annual Digital Transformation in Banking and Insurance (APAC) Summit – Singapore
June 12, 2024
The 4th Annual Digital Transformation in Banking and Insurance (APAC) Summit – Singapore is returning to the city-state on June 12, marking its fourth successful year as a global event. The summit is expected to draw an exclusive assembly of 100-150 high-profile executives from Singapore and across the APAC region.
The Annual Digital Transformation in Banking and Insurance (APAC) Summit will focus on the forefront of digital innovation in the banking and insurance sectors. Attendees can look forward to insights from more than 25 industry pioneers who are spearheading the digital transformation.
Key discussion points will include the ongoing evolution of digital banking, the influential role of AI and ML in enhancing operational excellence, and the unfolding digital landscape that shapes the future of finance.
Fintech Connect Leaders Summit 2024
August 27 – 29, 2024
Raffles City Convention Centre, Singapore
The Fintech Connect Leaders Summit 2024, scheduled from August 27 to 29 at the Raffles City Convention Centre in Singapore, is a premier gathering exclusively designed for CIOs, CTOs, COOs, chief product officers, heads of digital transformation, and payments experts. The summit will offer participants the opportunity to gain insights, build connections, and engage in strategic collaborations with key players in the banking, financial institutions, and financial technology sectors across Asia.
At Fintech Connect Leaders Summit 2024, attendees can anticipate an enriching experience replete with keynote addresses, hands-on interactive workshops, networking sessions, and a vast array of peers for meaningful connections.
The event will offer an interactive format with over 30 hours of discussion groups, creative think-tanks, synergy workshops, panels and case studies, lightning talks, “how-to” roundtables, and structured/unstructured networking activities. The agenda will be tailored to address the biggest challenges and opportunities faced by industry professionals, and is set to bring together move than 300 attendees.
Asian Banking and Finance Summit
September 03, 2024
The Asian Banking and Finance Summit 2024, scheduled for September 03 in Singapore, is poised to be a pivotal event, promising a transformative experience and featuring distinguished speakers, engaging panel discussions, and unparalleled networking opportunities.
Themed “Reinventing Banking for the Next Decade”, this year’s event will reflect a commitment to shaping the future of financial services across Asia and provide a platform for industry professionals to gather and explore the evolving landscape of banking.
Attendees can expect a remarkable experience with a lineup of esteemed bank executives, industry leaders, and visionaries, providing profound insights and pragmatic strategies to navigate the forthcoming decade of banking. They will benefit from insights into upcoming trends through informative case studies, and get to engage with influential leaders in the banking and finance sector, fostering impactful partnerships and gaining valuable perspectives on the future of the industry.
The summit will also emphasize networking, allowing attendees to reconnect with industry peers and expand their network by engaging with seasoned professionals during presentations and panel discussions.
GTR Asia 2024
September 03 – 04, 2024
Sands Expo and Convention Centre, Singapore
Marking its 15th year, GTR Asia will return to Singapore on September 03 and 04 2024 to once again deliver one of APAC’s leading trade events. Reflecting on what promises to be another momentous year in trade, over 100 expert speakers will address the full spectrum of global priorities across two days of debate and discussion on a wide range of issues and themes, from supply chain reorientation and the impact of free trade agreements to advances in digital trade, working capital pressures and effective strategies for optimization, commodity security and changing approaches to sustainability.
GTR Asia 2024 will offer extensive networking opportunities, 30+ exhibitors, expertise from 90+ speakers, 5+ hours of networking opportunities, and content-rich discussions on digital trade, seizing Asian opportunities, supply chain dynamics, public-private collaboration, commodity security, and geopolitical influences.
Participants can anticipate a platform for meaningful collaboration, industry insights, and the chance to build crucial connections.
GTR Asia 2024 will build on a record-breaking gathering in 2023 which saw participation from over 1,250 decision makers across the spheres of trade and supply chain finance, commodity finance, fintech and treasury.
September 18 – 19, 2024
Marina Bay Sands, Singapore
Token2049, a premier crypto event, is scheduled for September 18 and 19, 2024, at Marina Bay Sands, Singapore. The annual event, also organized in Dubai, aims to serve as a platform where founders and executives from leading Web 3.0 companies and projects share insights and perspectives on the crypto industry.
This year’s Token2049 Singapore event will bring together the global Web 3.0 industry, attracting entrepreneurs, investors, developers, industry insiders, and global media, to shine a light on the global developments and offer a unique and expansive view of the ecosystem and its vast opportunities.
Token2049 Singapore will be the flagship event of Token2049 Week, which will feature a week of various independently organized side events around the two-day conference.
Hubbis Digital Wealth Forum – Singapore 2024
October 09, 2024
Hubbis, an online training, news and information platform for the wealth management community in Asia, will host the Hubbis Digital Wealth Forum – Singapore 2024 on October 09. The event, designed in a half-day-plus format, aims to deliver efficient and engaging presentations, workshops, panel discussions, and networking opportunities, focusing on the evolution of digital and fintech solutions for the wealth management industry in Asia.
The 2024 Hubbis Digital Wealth Forum in Singapore will highlight the dynamic evolution of fintech, regtech, and digital efficiency in Asia’s wealth management sector. The forum will address the necessity for financial firms to invest in advanced technologies and control mechanisms to meet customer expectations, the trend of theme-driven portfolio construction, aligning organizational purposes with culture, exploring quantum computing, and the increasing reliance on regtech solutions for compliance and risk management.
The event will also discuss challenges in adapting to technological advancements and updating legacy systems for improved customer engagement, marking a fundamental shift in the wealth management industry’s operational approach.
World Finance Forum Singapore 2024
October 23 – 24, 2024
The World Finance Forum is returning to Singapore on October 23 and 24 to bring together industry leaders to discuss the latest trends and innovations in finance transformation, AI, business partnering, strategic leadership, and sustainability.
Participants will get to learn from the boldest and brightest talent in the finance world, discover emerging trends and technologies in today’s finance landscape, and grow their connections with a diverse network of 200+ senior finance executives from a range of industries.
The event is expected to feature 30 expert speakers and will bring together 200 CFOs and finance leaders, as well as 10 cutting-edge tech providers.
Singapore Fintech Festival 2024
November 06 – 08, 2024
The Singapore Fintech Festival (SFF) is returning from November 06 to 08, 2024, promising to act as a global nexus where policy, finance, and technology communities converge. Designed to foster impactful connections and collaborations, SFF is a platform to explore the intersections of cutting-edge financial solutions, evolving regulatory landscapes, and the latest technological innovations.
Through insightful sessions, roundtables, workshops, exhibitions and much more, the event aims to deliver an immersive experience and dialogue of the future trajectories of financial services and the overarching digital transformation reshaping global economies.
Last year, SFF welcomed 62,000 participants from 134 nations.
Hubbis Digital Assets Forum – Singapore 2024
November 27, 2024
The Hubbis Digital Assets in Wealth Management Forum – Singapore 2024, scheduled for November 27, will feature an efficient and engaging agenda, discussions, and networking opportunities, focusing on the role and evolution of digital assets in Asia’s wealth management markets.
The forum will address the trends, opportunities, and challenges surrounding digital assets from the perspective of the private wealth management community. It will delve into topics such as cryptocurrency investments, the involvement of Asian banks and wealth managers, investment strategies for high-net-worth and ultra-high-net-worth individuals, tokenization trends, challenges for private banks and wealth managers, regulation in the digital assets environment, and the future of digitized assets in the wealth management industry in Asia.
Key topics covered will include:
- Are things looking up for cryptocurrency investors?
- Why should wealthy people in Asia think about putting money into digital assets like cryptocurrencies?
- Should Asian banks and wealth managers suggest digital assets to their rich clients?
- How much of their wealth should high and ultra-high net worth individuals invest in digital assets as part of their overall investment mix?
- How can banks and financial advisors teach investors about cryptocurrencies and digital assets, and what good will it do?
- Tokenization is a big new trend in digital assets. What is it, what kinds of real or financial assets can be tokenized, and what does this mean for private investors?
- What will make tokenized securities more popular?
- What types of tokenized securities will be the most successful?
- What are the main challenges for private banks and wealth managers in starting a digital asset strategy?
- What changes do wealth management experts want to see in the emerging digital securities and tokenization field?
- After problems with crypto exchanges, is regulation getting better and are investors safe in the current digital assets environment?
- How can private clients buy and store these digital assets safely and efficiently?
- What digital tools and solutions can help highlight the growing importance of digital assets in wealth management?
- What investment strategies are available for those interested in different areas of this field, like staking and yield farming?
- What’s next for digitized assets and what does it mean for the wealth management industry in Asia?