Fintech Events 2023: Top 10 Fintech Events to Attend This Year

Fintech Events 2023: Top 10 Fintech Events to Attend This Year

With the increasing number of events taking place every year, prioritising the top fintech conferences and events you should attend can be difficult. From fintech forums to blockchain expos, budgeting for the year ahead can be challenging.

With this in mind, we have pulled together some of the top European fintech and financial services conferences and events in 2023. These events will encourage collaboration and idea sharing in the fintech community, helping to drive the industry forward.

1.     Money20/20 Europe

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Money20/20 Europe is a flagship event that is on every fintech’s radar. But does it live up to the hype?

In 2022, the event bought together a global audience of over 7500 of the biggest and brightest business leaders and fintech founders in the ecosystem for 3-days of insights and keynotes that shook the financial services industry.

They had over 2300 attending companies, 380 sponsors, and over 350 speakers – and they’re expecting an even bigger turnout in 2023!

New for 2023 is The StartUps Hangout at Money Beach, where 30 start-ups will be selected who are ready to define what is next in fintech. We look forward to seeing what the programme will consist of.

If budget allows, Money20/20 Europe should be a go-to in your event marketing strategy.

Save the date: 6th-8th June 2023, Amsterdam The Netherlands

2.    Pay360

The Payments Association’s annual gathering brings together key influencers and leaders from the global financial services industry.

You can expect over 40 hours of dynamic content bought to you by 150 speakers, as well as unparalleled networking opportunities with C-Suite and VP-level attendees.

As an organisation that strives for innovation, you can expect new and improved features for 2023:

  • Over 40 hours of content – 3 tracks of content across 2 days and 150 speakers

  • The largest expo floor Pay360’s ever had – A new venue, with more stands, and even more attendees!

  • Facilitated networking – Set up meetings in advance with their new app and catch up in the dedicated networking area

Fintech’s Pitch LIVE is back and better than ever for 2023! This new conference feature gives emerging fintech companies the opportunity to be recognised for revolutionising how people move, manage, and spend their money. We’re looking forward to seeing emerging businesses showcase their latest innovations.

Save the date: 21st & 22nd March 2023, London UK

3.    Fintech Connect

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Fintech Connect celebrates its 10th anniversary this year. The 2-day event is the meeting place for attendees to hear from and meet industry leaders who are driving the global fintech ecosystem forward.

2022’s fintech conference covered thought-provoking discussions about web3 and the metaverse, Open Banking, digital transformation, payments and more. Expect that, and so much more, this year!

From crypto startups to regulators, all attendees will be able to gain rich insights from the fintech conference and expo floor, thanks to the 4 key pillars:

  • DX Connect - roadmap digital transformation of financial services

  • PayTech Connect - understand the rapid changes in both B2B and B2C payments

  • Blockchain Connect - be the centre of the institutional blockchain revolution

  • RegTech & Security Connect - Hear from the global leaders who are keeping financial services secure

Fintech Connect gets Blue Train Marketing’s stamp of approval, that’s for sure.

Save the date: 6th & 7th December 2023, London UK

4.    Fintech Talents

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Save the date for this year’s Fintech Talents!

This must-attend event deep dives into solving key problems fintech leaders are facing in the wide spectrum of financial services.

Experience two days of 400 speakers across six stages and the opportunity to be a part of over 20,000 meetings facilitating economic growth.

Across the 2-days, innovators can hear about hot topics in the financial services ecosystem over 6 stages. Whether your fintech specialises in embedded and open finance or DeFi and digital assets, you'll learn insights that'll help accelerate your fintech growth.

Save the date: 13th & 14th November 2023, London UK 

5.    UK Fintech Week

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UK Fintech Week returns for 2023 for 5 jam-packed days of content delivered by some of the biggest thought leaders in the fintech industry.

The week allows you to discover why the UK is one of the one’s more prominent financial services hubs through a range of world-class fintech events.

UK Fintech Week's featured events include:

  • IFGS (17th & 18th April 2023) - Returning for the 9th year, the event brings together global fintech communities to debate and discuss crucial issues facing the sector.

  • UK Fintech Academic Network Annual Conference (17th-21st April 2023) - The conference brings together researchers across relevant academic disciplines to contribute to current dialogue around the fintech industry.

  • UK Fintech Week Closing Party - The closing party celebrates the week's events and gives financial institutions the chance to consolidate relationships with other companies.

Make sure you don't miss your chance to be a part of the thought provoking discussion.

Save the date: 17th-21st April 2023, London UK 

6.    Seamless Europe

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Seamless Europe returns to Berlin this October, bringing together the brightest minds in fintech to ignite and inspire new ideas.

With themes ranging from fintech and payments to eCommerce and digital marketing, Seamless Europe hopes to inspire innovators, decision makers, and entrepreneurs from across the globe.

Seamless Europe is helping financial services pave the way for the future. Financial institutions can stay ahead of the curve by attending conferences on hot topics such as biometrics and DeFi.

The event claims to be 'the future of retail, eCommerce, payments and fintech across Europe' and we agree. Seamless Europe is an event to definitely add to your 2023 event roster!

Save the date: 18th & 19th October 2023, Berlin Germany 

7.     Fintech Week London

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Fintech Week London 2023 is a renowned 5-day event featuring a 2-day flagship in person conference.

This event will give you access to the best of London’s fintech decision-makers for the best learning and networking sessions.

Why attend Fintech Week London?

  • Engage with key global leaders and executives

  • Understand the latest trends in fintech and financial services

  • Value-driven and content-driven presentations

  • Amazing networking opportunities

Save the date: 19th-23rd June 2023, London UK 

8.    Paris Fintech Forum Leaders’ Summit

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Over 2-days, join over 100 speakers across 3 stages for insights into the latest developments in banking, crypto, regulation, and much more.

If that’s not enough, check out Paris Fintech Forum’s exclusive fintech masterclasses, where top-level industry leaders will share their knowledge in interactive sessions.

The summit is not only one of the best places to learn, but it’s also a great place to leverage networking and build industry relationships.

Save the date: 30th & 31st May 2023, Paris France 

9.    Finovate Europe

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Attend Finovate Europe 2023 to see cutting-edge financial technology that you can deploy into your product or service offerings.

Hear from international industry experts and entrepreneurs who can provide you with the latest insights into technology to help you plan for a digital future.

Attending the event gives you the exclusive opportunity to take part in various growth programmes:

  • Leadership programme - A community designed for banks, insurance, and investment companies to foster relationships with the most senior industry players.

  • Startup booster programme - Giving selected startups the opportunity to network with investors across the UK and Europe. Allowing them to pitch their innovation, discuss business growth, and make an impression on investors.

Network with industry peers, and connect with investors and regulators who can take your business to the next level.

Save the date: 14th & 15th March 2023, London UK 

10. MoneyLIVE Summit

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Hosted in the fintech capital of the world, MoneyLIVE Summit unites industry-leading experts from across the globe.

The event discusses themes ranging from embedded finance and digital currencies to ESG and digital currencies.

Last year the renowned event was attended by over 850 attendees, 250 financial institutions, and 150 speakers. The event this year promises all this and more!

Save the date: 8th & 9th March 2023, London UK

Event marketing covers everything from initial research and planning to co-ordinating and managing all activities within the overall event. Blue Train Marketing is experienced and has great expertise in helping clients maximise the value out of their event participation in a range of industry events; having worked closely with the likes of Money20/20, Fintech Connect, and Seamless.