The importance of technology in the Micro Finance industry

Emerging technology and its role in the micro finance industry will be the main focus of the upcoming 5th Biennial Micro Finance South Africa Summit to be hosted at the Emperors Palace, Johannesburg on the 19 & 20 May 2010.

Ryno van Ellewee, MD of Trade Conferences International –the organisers said that every year each micro finance conference is approached with new enthusiasm and excitement.

“We feel that over the years we have built up a reputation of high quality events, but we also realize that each year and each event provide us with new challenges.”

“We have pulled all stops to bring delegates high powered topics that vary from mobile technology, outsourcing, technology as growth agent in the micro finance industries, payment systems to global technological issues.”

Some of our top panel speakers that will be presenting at the conference are: Bruce Stevens, Managing Director of ConnectNet; Susie Lonie, Executive Head of Vodacom Mobile Money; James van Dyk, Senior Solutions Consultant of TransUnion; Barry Leonard the CEO of Xpertek and Dirk Bruynse, Head of Research and Development at MTN Mobile Banking.

Masego Lelaka, marketing coordinator of Trade Conferences International said: More than 150 delegates are expected to attend.

“Our targeted delegates are from organisations such as: banks, micro loans companies, government, micro finance institutions, credit providers, and service providers.”

Top speaker panel from technological companies and intriguing topics will make this an event not to be missed.

By attending the conference and exhibition the delegates will be able to meet top technological experts dealing with the banking environment, discover opportunities locked up in using the right technology at the right time and they’ll be exposed to the updated information regarding payment and mobile technology.

TCI offer excellent opportunities for companies interested in increasing exposure amongst our target market. Service providers dealing with technology in the micro lending industry are invited to showcase their products and services at this high class event.


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The importance of technology in the Micro Finance industry