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Attending fintech conferences is a fantastic way for finance leaders to stay informed about the industry's latest technological advancements and, consequently, use those advancements to run a better business.

Here are the most "worth it" fintech conferences slated for 2024.

Best Fintech Conferences 2024 Shortlist

Here's my shortlist of the best fintech conferences I think are worth attending in 2024:

  1. Bank Automation Summit - Nashville, TN (March 2024)
  2. Pay360 - ExCeL London, UK (March 2024)
  3. Future Digital Finance - New Orleans, LA (April 2024)
  4. Fintech Summit - Toronto, Canada (April 2024)
  5. Empire Startups Fintech Conference - New York, NY (April 2024)
  6. FTT Embedded Finance North America - New York, NY (April 2024)
  7. FTT Embedded Finance & Super Apps - London, UK (May 2024)
  8. Fintech Symposium - Chicago, IL (June 2024)
  9. Fintech Week London - London, UK (June 2024)
  10. Generations - Du Bois, IL (June 2024)
  11. Fintech DevCon - Austin, TX (August 2024)
  12. FinovateFall - New York, NY (September 2024)
  13. Canada Fintech Forum - Montreal, Canada (September 2024)
  14. Money20/20 USA - Las Vegas, NV (October 2024)

Find more details about each conference below.

Best Fintech Conferences of 2024

1. Bank Automation Summit - Nashville, TN (March 2024)

Panelists at the Bank Automation Summit
Panel discussion at the Bank Automation Summit

Overview:

Focusing on the technological advancements in banking, the Bank Automation Summit addresses topics like AI, process automation, and cybersecurity. The event attracts a tech-savvy crowd, keen on optimizing banking operations through automation.

Why You Should Attend:

With an emphasis on practical solutions, this summit is a must for those looking to drive efficiency in their financial institutions.

It's an excellent venue for discovering automation tools to streamline operations and enhance security.

2. Pay360 - London, UK (March 2024)

Panelists at the Pay360 conference
The Pay360 Conference 2024

Overview:

Pay360 is a premier event for payment professionals, covering emerging trends in payment solutions, e-commerce, and security.

Why You Should Attend:

This event is especially relevant for - you guessed it - those focused on payments, featuring insights into the latest payment technologies and strategies for enhancing customer payment experiences.

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3. Future Digital Finance - New Orleans, LA (April 2024)

Attendees at the Future Digital Finance conference
The Future Digital Finance Conference

Overview:

Aimed at financial services innovators, Future Digital Finance explores topics like mobile banking, data analytics, and fintech partnerships. The conference is known for its forward-thinking approach and case studies from leading financial brands.

Why You Should Attend:

This conference is a great fit for those interested in the transformative power of digital technologies in finance. It offers actionable insights to enhance digital customer experiences and build more resilient financial services.

4. Fintech Summit - Toronto, Canada (April 2024)

Speakers and attendees at the Fintech Summit
The Canadian Fintech Summit

Overview:

The Fintech Summit in Toronto is a hub for exploring the latest in fintech innovation, including blockchain, AI in finance, and regulatory technology. It attracts a diverse audience, from startups to established financial institutions.

Why You Should Attend:

This summit is perfect for those looking to understand the Canadian fintech landscape and its global connections. It offers a comprehensive view of the technologies shaping the future of finance in North America and beyond.

5. Empire Startups Fintech Conference - New York, NY (April 2024)

Speaker at the Empire Startups Fintech Conference
The Empire Startups Fintech Conference

Overview:

Situated in the world’s financial capital, this conference focuses on bridging the gap between startups and established financial services. Topics include investment, innovation, and the regulatory environment affecting startups.

Why You Should Attend:

Ideal for entrepreneurs and investors alike, this conference provides a unique perspective on fintech startups' challenges and opportunities, especially in the competitive environment of New York City.

6. FTT Embedded Finance North America - New York, NY (September 2024)

Attendees at the FTT Embedded Finance North America
FTT Embedded Finance North America

Overview:

This event dives into the burgeoning field of embedded finance, covering how non-financial companies are integrating financial services. Topics include banking-as-a-service, embedded payments, and insurtech.

Why You Should Attend:

It's a must for those interested in the intersection of tech and finance, exploring how embedded finance can create new revenue streams and enhance customer experiences.

7. FTT Embedded Finance & Super Apps - London, UK (May 2024)

Panelists at the FTT Embedded Finance & Super Apps.
Panel discussion at the FTT Embedded Finance & Super Apps.

Overview:

This conference focuses on the future of finance through super apps and embedded finance in Europe. It attracts a global audience to discuss the integration of financial services into everyday apps and platforms.

Why You Should Attend:

For those intrigued by the potential of super apps and the broader applicability of financial services, this event offers deep insights into how these trends are evolving in the European market.

8. Fintech Symposium - Chicago, IL (June 2024)

Speaker at the Fintech Symposium
The 2024 U.S. Fintech Symposium

Overview:

The Fintech Symposium in Chicago covers the practical implications of fintech innovations for financial institutions, covering blockchain, cryptocurrencies, and fintech regulatory issues.

Why You Should Attend:

This conference is particularly valuable for professionals seeking a pragmatic approach to integrating fintech solutions within traditional banking frameworks, with a focus on the regulatory and operational aspects.

9. Fintech Week London - London, UK (June 2024)

Panelists at the Fintech Week London conference
Panel discussion at the Fintech Week London.

Overview:

Spanning an entire week, this event is a comprehensive showcase of London's vibrant fintech scene, featuring discussions with one of the speakers Joel Blake on digital disruption, financial inclusion, and the future of banking. It brings together a global community of fintech professionals.

Why You Should Attend:

It's an unparalleled opportunity for immersion in one of the world's leading fintech hubs, offering insights into emerging global trends and the chance to forge international partnerships.

10. Generations - Du Bois, IL (June 2024)

Panelists at the Generations conference
Panel discussion at the Generations conference.

Overview:

Generations is a unique conference focusing on the impact of generational shifts in finance, from baby boomers to Gen Z. It explores how different age groups are shaping and being shaped by fintech innovations.

Why You Should Attend:

This event offers a unique lens on fintech, covering demographic trends and their implications for financial services. It's a must for those interested in the social aspects of fintech and financial behavior across generations.

11. Fintech DevCon - Austin, TX (August 2024)

Attendees at the Fintech DevCon
Fintech DevCon

Overview:

Focused on the developer community within fintech, this conference covers technical challenges and innovations in financial technology. Topics include API development, open banking, and blockchain technology.

Why You Should Attend:

It's an essential event for fintech developers and engineers, offering deep dives into the technical underpinnings of fintech solutions and the opportunity to connect with peers in the field.

12. FinovateFall - New York, NY (September 2024)

Panelists and attendees at the FinovateFall conference
The FinovateFall Conference

Overview:

Known for its fast-paced, demo-based format, FinovateFall showcases the latest in fintech innovation. Companies have just minutes to demo their newest technologies live on stage, covering everything from banking to insurance tech.

Why You Should Attend:

This conference is perfect for those who prefer a dynamic, show-and-tell approach to learning about new fintech products and services. It's a high-energy event that highlights the practical applications of emerging technologies.

13. Canada Fintech Forum - Montreal, Canada (September 2024)

Panelists at the Canada Fintech Forum
Canada Fintech Forum

Overview:

The Canada Fintech Forum is a key event for the Canadian fintech ecosystem, focusing on global trends and technologies in financial services. It fosters discussions on digital transformation, artificial intelligence, and blockchain in finance.

Why You Should Attend:

This forum is essential for those interested in the Canadian and global fintech landscape, offering a mix of keynote speeches, panel discussions, and networking opportunities with industry leaders.

14. Money20/20 USA - Las Vegas, NV (October 2024)

Panelists and attendees at the Money20/20 USA conference
The Money20/20 USA Conference
  • Dates: October 27-30, 2024
  • Location: In-person in Las Vegas, NV
  • Pricing: Starts at $3,399

Overview:

As one of the largest global fintech events, Money20/20 USA covers a wide array of topics including payments, banking, financial services innovation, and more. It draws a diverse crowd from across the fintech spectrum.

Why You Should Attend:

Two words: Ben Horowitz. As a panelist and speaker at this conference, you'll truly be hearing from the best in the business.

This conference provides an excellent opportunity for comprehensive insights into the global direction of fintech from start-ups, established companies, and everything in between.

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Simon Litt
By Simon Litt

Simon Litt is the Editor of The CFO Club, where he shares his passion for all things money-related. Performing research, talking to experts, and calling on his own professional background, he'll be working hard to ensure that The CFO Club is an indispensable resource for anyone seeking to stay informed on the latest financial trends and topics in the world of tech.

Prior to editing this publication, Simon spent years working in, and running his own, investor relations agency, servicing public companies that wanted to reach and connect deeper with their shareholder base. Simon's experience includes constructing comprehensive budgets for IR activities, consulting CEOs & executive teams on best practices for the public markets, and facilitating compliant communications training.