Skip navigation

Finnovex West Africa - October 2021

When: Oct. 26, 2021, 9 a.m.

Where: virtual

Theme: The Leading Summit on Financial Services Innovation and Excellence


The Financial Services sector within the West African region has attracted a lot of attention in the last few years.

Starting with the Banking and Financial Services Sector, the regulators and different stakeholders have taken proactive steps not only to address the risks in the sector but also prepare existing banks for the growth expected in the West African countries economy.

Covid 19 and the accompanying crisis has stirred up the possibilities of the digital economy. Africa already leads the world on telecom infrastructure and uptake and innovation in the digital economy.

This offers efficiency and productivity gains for African economies. Today it presents a Chance to continue to build the economy in the post Covid-19 environment and even for West Africa to aspire to become a global hub for innovation. All they need is support and enable such innovation in the digital economy including in supply chains, consumer services and trade.

In anticipation of what the future would hold beyond the 2020s, Finnovex West Africa would leverage focused panel discussions, keynote presentations and roundtable discussions, to deliver a thorough, distinct outline of what the future holds for the Banking and Financial sector in the West Africa.

Finnovex will focus on - Future of Financial Inclusion Digitisation in Post COVID-19 era; Unlocking the potential of Inclusive banking for customer centricity; New business models: how can banks navigate their changing role in the market?; Creating a Cashless Economy through innovation and technology; Customer Experience and Digital Transformation Trends and Challenges in the Digital Only Model; Role of AI, ML and Robotics in Financial Services; Microfinance – The all-inclusive model; Future of Islamic Banking and Islamic Microfinance and Strategies to implement and leverage AI for integration of services.