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Event Date Thu Oct 7 EDT - Fri Oct 8 EDT (in 21 days)
Location TBA
Region Americas

Challenged by unprecedented and unforeseen, the whole economies, financial systems, banking, payments and fintech ecosystem are all experiencing the flash of disruption and change. The ones which are sophisticated in terms of technology, digitalization adapt smoothly, break the bowl and start sailing. The only way to survive is to stay connected, collaborate, transform and move faster than ever.

To reconnect and discuss the new reality of the financial ecosystem, to elaborate on what is waiting ahead V INTERNATIONAL BANKING FORUM 2021 (IBF 21) is planned to be held in partnership with MasterCard on October 7-8, 2021, in Baku, Azerbaijan. The subject of the Forum is “CASHLESS ECONOMY: RELIABLE, SAFE AND SUSTAINABLE”. The banking forum will be hybrid, with onsite and online opportunities.

We hope for the best and keen on more onsite event, meet you face-to-face, feel the real atmosphere and unique moments of Forum. But we all saw that with the right event platform online events bring a lot opportunities too and let us come together no matter where you are. Therefore online will be an indispensable part of our events in future.

The event is held in partnership with Mastercard and supported by the Azerbaijan Banks Association, Central Bank, Ministry of Transport, Communications and High Technologies and Center for Analysis of Economic Reforms and Communication.


2021 Speakers

Erdem Chakar
Azerbaijan Country Manager, Mastercard

Alim Guliyev
Central Bank of Azerbaijan, Deputy Chairman

Vusal Qasimli
Center for Analysis of Economic Reforms and Communication, Executive Director

Zakir Nuriev
Prezident of Azerbaijan Banks Association

Sponsors & Partners

2021 Partner

• MasterCard