Money20/20 Asia 2024: Leading Fintech Show Makes Debut in Thailand

Money20/20 Asia 2024: Leading Fintech Show Makes Debut in Thailand

by April 9, 2024

Money20/20, a prominent fintech show, will be holding its first Thai edition in Bangkok this year, coming to the Queen Sirikit National Convention Center from April 23 to 25, 2024 for a multiple event centered around the future of finance.

Money20/20 Asia 2024 in Bangkok, which marks the event’s third location following Amsterdam and Las Vegas, promises a comprehensive platform for professionals across the Asia-Pacific (APAC) region to explore the latest advancements in fintech across a wide range of sectors, including payments, banking, regtech, insurtech, lending, and more.

The show will bring together over 3,000 senior decision-makers and 200+ speakers, sponsors, and exhibitors, and address key industry themes such as financial inclusion, sustainability, cybersecurity, and regulatory frameworks.

It will feature a dynamic agenda comprising keynote presentations, fireside chats, panel discussions, and interactive workshops, offering attendees unparalleled opportunities for learning, collaboration, and networking.

2024 themes


The 2024 Money20/20 Asia edition will run under the themes of “Integration, Virtualization and Eastward Expansion”, capturing the rapid evolution of digital finance and exploring the transformative fintech revolution fueled by these megatrends. These themes will be celebrated through four stages featuring speakers from 15 APAC countries.

Integration, a cornerstone of fintech advancement, will be spotlighted. Participants will delve into breaking barriers and fostering connections that transcend borders, facilitating cross-border trade, investments, and collaborations. They will also explore how technology is addressing pressing environmental, social, and governance (ESG) challenges, and discover how partnerships between fintech companies, traditional financial institutions and cross-industry collaborations are driving innovation and shaping the fintech landscape in Asia.

Virtualization, heralding the future of finance, will take center stage. Attendees will explore how financial products and services transcend physical constraints, embracing digitalization fully. Through discussions on blockchain, digital wallets, and non-fungible tokens (NFTs), Money20/20 Asia 2024 will illustrate how technology reshapes value, ownership, and investment paradigms. Participants will also uncover the vital role of artificial intelligence and machine learning (AI/ML), driving financial service virtualization, automation, personalization, and efficiency.

Finally, Money20/20 Asia 2024 will explore the vast potential and burgeoning opportunities in Asia with a spotlight on innovative solutions catering to the unbanked, promoting financial inclusion, and driving economic empowerment. Through the Eastward Expansion theme, participants will embark on a journey of discovery and growth, celebrating the best of Asia’s fintech industry through success stories, insights into emerging trends, and discussions on government initiatives fostering innovation.

Speaker lineup

Money 20/20 Speakers

Money20/20 Asia 2024 will feature a lineup of over 200 esteemed speakers representing various sectors including payment, banking, venture capital (VC), lending, insurtech, regtech, and wealthtech. Celebrating Asia’s fintech excellence, the event will showcase leaders from emerging markets such as Indonesia, Thailand, the Philippines, and Vietnam, as well as established financial hubs like Singapore, Japan, Australia, and China.

Attendees can expect insights from influential speakers, industry experts, and decision-makers from global and regional banks like JP Morgan, HSBC, Standard Chartered, and local institutions including Kasikorn Bank and RCBC Philippines. Experts from key players in the global and Asian payment sector, such as Visa, Stripe, Nium, TenPay, PhonePe, and Dana Indonesia, along with tech giants like IBM, Google, and AWS, will share their expertise. Additionally, fintech unicorns like GCash, Bolttech, Fireblocks, and regulatory leaders such as the Bank of Thailand and the Hong Kong Monetary Authority will further enrich the discussions.

Regulators from across the APAC region will provide insights into fintech regulatory landscapes, promoting cross-border collaboration. Keynotes by Justin Lie, CEO of SHIELD; and Monsinee Nakapanant, co-president of Ascend Money Group, will delve into concrete examples of how AI drives financial literacy, enables access to micro-loans and promotes responsible borrowing, as well as address concerns around algorithmic bias, data privacy and ethical AI development.

Other notable keynote speakers will include Aamir Ibrahim, CEO of Jazz, Jazz Telco and Jazz Cash; Charles Li, founder and chairman of Micro Connect, Hong Kong’s latest lending unicorn backed by Hong Kong billionaire Li Ka-shing and property tycoon Adrian Cheng; Daranee Saeju, assistant governor, payments systems policy and Financial Consumer Protection group from Bank of Thailand and Chetna Sinha, founder and chairperson of Mann Deshi Mahila Bank, India’s first bank for and by rural women.

Networking opportunities and other highlights

Besides the main conference, Money20/20 Asia 2024 will encourage game-changing networking through unique activations, offering a vital platform to build connections, gain industry knowledge, and stay ahead in the dynamic world of fintech.

Moreover, the event will include an immersive exhibition space where leading fintech companies, startups, and service providers will showcase their innovations. Attendees will get to explore the latest products, engage in demonstrations, and forge strategic partnerships shaping the future of fintech in Asia.

Money20/20 Asia 2024 will also feature RiseUp, an annual global program championing diversity across the money ecosystem which provides women with networking, tools, and techniques for career advancement. Since its inception in 2018, RiseUp has seen over 450 women from around the world, with impactful results including promotions, career progression, and new opportunities. Selected participants receive various benefits, including complimentary tickets, exclusive networking events, and mentoring opportunities.

Another key highlight is the Startups’ Hangout, a program designed to accelerate businesses by providing a platform for startups to connect with investors. Handpicked startups receive exhibition space, pitching opportunities, and access to networking events.

Finally, the Trust Summit, powered by SHIELD, will showcase innovations focused on building trust and driving growth. Participants will get to engage in discussions and networking with industry leaders, entrepreneurs, and executives, offering unique growth strategies and networking opportunities.

Money20/20 Connect

With Money20/20 Asia 2024 just around the corner, participants are encouraged to download and set up the Money20/20 Connect app.

Designed to enhance attendees’ experience during Money20/20 events, Money20/20 Connect makes use of AI to facilitate meaningful connections by matching users with key decision-makers relevant to their interests. Users can also communicate via instant messaging, fostering collaborations and discussions on business opportunities.

Moreover, Money20/20 Connect provides access to the full attendee list, allowing event participants to search, sort, and filter potential contacts. Unlimited meeting requests can be booked and accepted directly through the app, simplifying the process of networking and scheduling engagements.

Attendees can also personalize their event experience by creating a personalized schedule, marking sessions, meetings, and other activities of interest. Real-time event alerts keep them informed about schedule changes, announcements, and other important information, ensuring they make the most of their time at the event.

Founded in 2011, Money20/20 is a globally renowned platform that draws industry leaders from various sectors and thousands of companies operating within the digital money ecosystem, including banks, payment companies, wealthtech, and regulators to connect, share insights, and catalyze transformative change.

Money20/20 runs events in Amsterdam and Las Vegas, with each location drawing in over 20,000 fintech and financial services professionals annually. With Asia emerging as a leader in global fintech innovation, the introduction of Money20/20 Asia in Bangkok aims to further accelerate this momentum by connecting fintech communities to foster progress, growth, and success across the region’s financial ecosystem.

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