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Innovate Finance & Payment Expo 2017
January 16, 2017 - January 17, 2017
On 16-17 January, APSCA will organise the INNOVATE FINANCE & PAYMENT EXPO 2017 at the Taipei International Convention Center in Taiwan. The forum and expo is for card-issuing and acquiring financial institutions, domestic bank card networks, international payment systems, retailers, payment services providers and central banks, to explore the most important issues which are driving the consumer payments landscape in Taiwan today.
Government Initiative to Expand ePayments
Taiwan’s Financial Supervisory Commission recently announced their objective of significantly expanding the adoption or retail electronic payments from 26% of consumer spending to over 50% by 2020. This government initiative is expected to trigger an explosion in the development of innovative payment products and services that will revolutionize the consumer payments industry in Taiwan.
Collaboration between Local and International Stakeholders
The initiative to expand e-payments includes encouraging international payment solutions providers to collaborate with Taiwan’s payment card issuers, mobile payments companies and other non-bank payment services providers. Government departments, health care providers and retailers are also being recruited to promote the e-payments industry. Overall this government initiative is expected to offer significant opportunities for local and international technology solutions providers to play a role in Taiwan’s rapidly growing consumer payments business.
Format of the Forum
INNOVATE FINANCE & PAYMENT EXPO 2017 will run for 2 days with extended breaks to allow delegates ample time to combine their forum participation with exhibition viewing, discussions and private meetings with customers, suppliers and partners. The forum will feature:
- Presentations from industry experts about latest developments
- APSCA moderated discussions about the industry and business outlook
- 2-Day Exhibition of the latest secure payment systems, products & services
- Opportunities for networking, discussions and private meetings during extended breaksBusiness OpportunitiesThe Taiwan INNOVATE FINANCE & PAYMENT EXPO 2017 is an important channel to unravel latest thinking about the rapidly developing FinTech and digital payments business to decision-makers in the consumer payments industry across Taiwan and the rest of Asia.