Top Fintech Events To attend In Africa

Top Fintech Events To attend In Africa
Top Fintech Events To attend In Africa

Fintech in Africa has been rapidly growing and transforming the financial landscape across the continent. With the increasing penetration of mobile phones and internet connectivity, fintech companies have been able to reach previously underserved populations, providing them with access to financial services such as mobile payments, lending, insurance, and investment opportunities. These are few top fintech events which is supposed to take place in Africa.

1.FiNext Awards & Conference Morocco 2024

Finext Awards

FiNext Awards & Conference, which is a global event aimed at bringing together various stakeholders in the financial sector, including tech start-ups, SMEs, tech providers, investors, institutions, and other industry professionals. The conference is scheduled for 25th-26th September 2024 and it will covers topics such as banking security, cash management, commercial payment strategies, and cloud IT platforms for financial institutions. It also aims to provide a platform for networking, knowledge sharing, and partnership building among entrepreneurs, financiers, innovators, practitioners, and enthusiasts in the financial industry.

Date: 25th-26th September 2024

2.FinTech Summit Africa 2024

FinTech Summit Africa

The FinTech Summit Africa 2024 aims to empower Africa through innovation, inclusion, and impact. Scheduled for 26-27 June 2024 at the Hilton Sandton, Johannesburg, the event will showcase the latest trends in the FinTech industry, emphasize financial inclusivity, and explore the role of FinTech in economic growth and social empowerment across the continent. With a focus on themes like AI, blockchain, digital banking, and cybersecurity, the summit is set to bring together C-Level Executives from financial institutions in Africa to discuss and shape the future of finance in the region.

Date: 26-27 June, 2024

3.Seamless Africa


Seamless Africa 2024 is a significant event scheduled for 16-17 October at the Sandton Convention Centre in Johannesburg, South Africa. It aims to explore the future landscape of payments, fintech, retail, and e-commerce across the African continent. The conference will host expert speakers discussing the latest industry trends and technologies, while the exhibition will feature over 250 brands presenting innovative solutions shaping the industry. The event provides valuable networking opportunities and fosters collaborations among decision-makers from various sectors actively driving change in digital commerce.

Date: 16-17 October 2024

4.Fintech Festival Tanzania

Fintech Festival Tanzania

The Fintech Festival Tanzania aim to bring together the FinTech community to connect, collaborate, and co-create. The events feature exhibitions, conferences, awards, and speakers from the industry. The festivals provide a platform for showcasing innovative products and services, networking, and gaining insights into the latest trends and opportunities in the FinTech sector.

Date: 28 – 29 November 2024

5.Digital PayExpo 2024

Digital Expo

Digital PayExpo 2024 event, which is focused on payment modernization and the latest trends in the payment industry. It provides information about the event location, date, and time, as well as details about the agenda, speakers, and what attendees can expect. The event aims to bring together industry practitioners, regulators, start-ups, and solution providers for networking, knowledge sharing, and collaboration.

Date: : 05-06 June 2024

6. Nigeria Fintech Week

Nigeria Fintech Week

The Nigeria Fintech Week (NFW) is the largest industry event in Africa, fostering innovation, strategic partnerships, and ecosystem transformations in the FinTech industry across the continent. With over 20,000 attendees, 100+ speakers, and 80+ countries represented, NFW aims to stimulate indigenous creativity, remove cross-border barriers, and promote collaboration among stakeholders. The event features keynote addresses, product pitches, and is open to all at no cost, thanks to sponsors.

Date: 24-26 October 2024

7. 4th Annual Banking Transformation Africa 2024

The 4th Annual Banking Transformation Africa Summit is scheduled to take place on 15-16 August 2024 at the Maslow Hotel in Johannesburg, South Africa. This event aims to connect executives, decision makers, and thought leaders from the banking industry in Africa. The summit will feature expert speakers from the financial ecosystem and provide opportunities for networking and in-person exhibitions. The event will also include an interactive agenda with visionary insights, views, and on-demand videos from industry experts.

Date:  15-16 August 2024

8. GITEX Africa

GITEX Africa is a premier technology event held in Morocco, bringing together innovators, tech leaders, and policymakers from across the continent. It showcases cutting-edge advancements in AI, fintech, smart cities, and more, driving digital transformation in Africa. Attendees can explore groundbreaking products, network with industry pioneers, and attend insightful panels and workshops. GITEX Africa serves as a platform for collaboration, fostering investment and growth in Africa’s burgeoning tech ecosystem. By highlighting the continent’s potential and innovation, the event aims to catalyze economic development and position Africa as a key player in the global tech landscape.

Date: 29 – 31 May  2024

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