Doha, 27 September 2016 - QNB, the leading financial institution in the Middle East and Africa, played a prominent role in The Sibos 2016 Conference that took place this year in Geneva from the 26th to the 29th of September, participating as an exhibitor at this important global financial conference held this year under the theme’’ Transforming the landscape’’.
QNB’s participation in the annual Sibos conference, organised by SWIFT, the global provider of secure financial messaging services, is due to its being one of the world's premier financial services events, providing a networking and exhibition forum for the global financial community to debate and collaborate in the areas of payments, securities, cash management and trade.
QNB is always keen on participating in Sibos and other international financial conferences and forums, supported by its rich financial experience and its growing international network, to always be on the forefront and keep up with any developments and participate in discussions that contribute positively toward the development of the international financial and banking fields.
It is notable that the conference, for one week every year, brings together some 8,000 business leaders, decision makers and topic experts from a range of financial institutions, market infrastructures, multinational corporations and technology partners.
With hundreds of speakers and conference sessions, nearly 200 exhibitors, and multiple networking events, Sibos is the place to discuss business strategy, build networks and collectively shape the future of the financial industry.
This year, the conference is focused on the rapid pace of change in the financial industry, in which so many forces transform the world in which banks and other financial service firms operate. The conference will explore evolving payments and securities industry trends, the latest from the financial crime compliance world, innovation, opportunities and challenges in technology, disruptive competition and cultural shifts, as well as other hot topics impacting the financial landscape.
QNB Group’s presence through its subsidiaries and associate companies extends to more than 30 countries across three continents, providing a comprehensive range of advanced products and services. The total number of employees is more than 27,300 operating through more than 1,200 locations, with an ATM network of more than 4,300 machines.