The 13th edition of the New Age Banking Summit (NABS), a leading platform for the banking and Fintech sector in the Middle East, will see nearly 200 leading bankers and technology speakers gather to discuss challenges and devise comprehensive strategies to negotiate the ever-changing banking ecosystem.

New Age Banking SummitThe event, which will be held at Dusit Doha Hotel this 12 February, will look at a range of topical issues like the future of lending in Qatar, the likely implementation of VAT and its navigational challenges. There will be a number of panel discussions and presentations on crucial developments in the banking sector in Qatar and the Middle East pertaining to credit quality, financial markets, regulatory cooperation, RegTech, Fintech, Blockchain, cybersecurity, AI, Islamic finance and anti-money laundering efforts.

Poonam Chawla, Associate Publisher of BusinessLive ME, organisers of the event said the banking business is being constantly redefined by technology, changing customer expectations and evolving business models.

The speed of change brings in newfound challenges in its wake. NABS Qatar will put the spotlight on some of the most important issues facing the banking industry globally and in the region adding immense value.  

Apart from speeches and panel discussions, the event will also see the presentation of the prestigious NABS Qatar Awards. The awards will honour the best company’s and personalities in the industry, who have consistently demonstrated exemplary performance.

These awards, which celebrate outstanding achievement and contribution to the banking and financial industry, have established themselves as a benchmark for excellence, inspiring other banking and financial institutions to attain similar levels of excellence.

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