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Mobile Banking SA Conference to address untapped opportunities outside the formal banking sector

Developing simple, user-friendly mobile banking services with low-technology orientated solutions opens a world of opportunities for financial institutions who swiftly role out mobile banking offerings to the informal banking sector.
The Mobile Banking Southern Africa Conference to take place on the 13 & 14 March 2013, at the Emperors Palace, Johannesburg, will focus on why financial institutions cannot afford to lag behind with development of mobile banking products that service over 27% of South Africans that are unbanked and the 10% that are under-banked.

Trade Conferences International's Project Manager, Sharlee Vickery, said, "Professionals dealing with mobile banking; emerging technology; mobile commerce; channel management; product development and innovation; inclusive banking; electronic banking; payment processing; cards; digital channels; customer service; self-service banking; transactional banking; product development; telecommunication; service delivery; mobile strategy; consumer products; business development; operations; experience and customer self service will find the topics interesting and informative."

With more than 16 speakers already confirmed, discussing issues such as; advancements in primary mobile payments models, the facilitation of mobile transacting in retail and the advent of social commerce, mobile banking and financial inclusion, understanding the mobile banking user, to, factors that affect the uptake of mobile banking in South Africa, banking innovation and strategies and tactics of deploying and marketing mobile banking.

Apart from mobile banking professionals from all over the world sharing their know-how, experiences and insights with high powered delegates, attending will also create an excellent opportunity for networking. Personnel from banks, financial institutions, telecommunication companies, and the IT, payment and mobile industries respectively will be attending this event.

The conference will also feature a complementary exhibition where service providers will be showcasing mobile banking technology products that have and will still play a vital role in the deployment and developments of mobile banking and mobile commerce in the SADC region.

To speak to the Project Manger call Trade Conferences International +27 11 803-0009 or email for more information.