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24th World Islamic Banking Conference (WIBC)

December 4, 2017 - December 6, 2017

12:00 AM
11:59 PM
Start Date:
Dec 04, 2017
End Date:
Dec 06, 2017
ART Rotana Hotel, Amwaj Islands, Kingdom of Bahrain
Discount for MESIA members:
15% Discount for MESIA members 

Convened by leading financial intelligence platform Middle East Global Advisors in strategic partnership with the Central Bank of Bahrain, the 24th World Islamic Banking Conference, will take shape under the theme of “Drivers of Economic Growth & Risks: Policymakers & Regulators” on December 4-6 at the ART Rotana Hotel, Amwaj Islands, Kingdom of Bahrain.

Join H.E. Rasheed Mohammed Al Maraj, Governor, Central Bank of Bahrain and over 1300 distinguished Islamic finance veterans from across 50 countries, deliberate on key issues critical to shaping the future discourse of the Islamic Finance industry!

Key Features at the 24th WIBC include: Governors’ Addresses; a high profile regulatory debate among central bankers; CEO panel on growth and profitability; CIO-focused Panel Session; discussions on Sukuks vs Bonds, VAT, Financial inclusion, regional economic outlook, sustainable investing & more; Exclusive WIBC Knowledge-Sharing Series focusing on topic issues like aviation financing, renewable energy financing, halal ecosystem & more; WIBC Gala Dinner & Performance Awards & Exclusive launch of Financial Intelligence Reports.

For 24 years, the World Islamic Banking Conference (WIBC) has solidified its reputation as the indisputable compass for the global Islamic finance and banking industry, building a robust platform that comprises of leading bankers, institutional investors, asset managers, policy makers, academics and other stakeholders from across the globe. WIBC 2016 registered participation from a staggering 1300 delegates, 98 partners, 135 high profile speakers from across 50 countries, further boosting the powerful WIBC brand and its legacy. The distinguished line-up of speakers over the years includes H.E. Rasheed Mohammed Al Maraj, Governor, Central Bank of Bahrain; H.E. Dr. Kairat Kelimbetov, Governor, Astana International Financial Centre (AIFC), H.E. Dr. Ahmed Abdulkarim Alkholifey, Governor, Saudi Arabian Monetary Agency, Kishore Mahbubani, Dean, Professor in the Practice of Public Policy, Lee Kuan Yew School of Public Policy, National University of Singapore & H.E. Hamood Sangour Al-Zadjali, Executive President, Central Bank of Oman, amongst others.

To download the Concept Note for the 24th WIBC, click here

To register, click here

For partnership and speaking opportunities, drop an email to: partnerships@meglobaladvisors.com

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December 4, 2017
December 6, 2017
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ART Rotana Hotel
Amwaj Isl Bahrain