Electronic Payments and Online Banking Conference 2018

Covering all things payments, including FinTech, EMV chip technology, mobile wallets, contactless and internet banking. 

27-28 March 2018 | Four Seasons Hotel Bahrain Bay | Manama | Bahrain 

Message from the chairman

It is with great pleasure to welcome you to the ePAY SUMMiT 2018 to be held in Bahrain which is known to be a very charming and business friendly country. ​​

In fact, on 5th September 2017, Bahrain has been voted the number 1 ranked country in the world to live and work in by the Expat Insider Survey; a network of 2.8 million expats based in Munich.  

ePAY  is designed to become an important international conference dedicated to Electronic Payment and Internet Banking, technology and applications.

Over the past two years, Bahrain has worked very seriously to introduce the right mix of policies and regulations for the Fintech and Retail Banking sectors as a part of the kingdom’s efforts to encourage growth in the Fintech industry and strengthening its position as a hub for the financial and banking industry in the region.

The summit will present practical cases and share in-depth experiences on a range of topics, including: Innovation, Usability and Customer Adoption, Cyber-security, E-Payments Infrastructure & Regulation, Technological disruption and Innovation in the payment landscape.

I look forward to meeting you in Bahrain during the ePAY SUMMiT 2018 and to share with you a most pleasant, interesting and fruitful conference.

Abdulkarim Ahmed Bucheery
Chairman -
Bahrain Bourse (BHB)
Chairman of the ePAY SUMMiT




The summit will focus on E-Payment and Internet Banking technology as a key factor for E- commerce activities. Top-managers and directors of the leading enterprises across Banking, FinTech, eCommerce, Retail and Telcos industries will gather at the E-Pay Summit to present practical cases and share their in-depth experiences on a range of topics, including: 
Innovation, Usability and Customer Adoption, Cyber-security, E-Payments Infrastructure & Regulation, Technological disruption and Innovation in the payment landscape.
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The exhibition will be focusing on software, cyber security, risk management, consulting and technology companies. The exhibition will help to develop a "short list" of technology and service providers who can meet industry requirements. You'll receive exclusive access to some of the region's leading Technology, security, consultancy and service providers in a variety of settings.
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Networking can begin before the summit by connecting to all delegates to arrange business meetings. Communicate with attendees, exhibitors and sponsors during networking sessions. The summit will be characterised by the high degree of interaction among the participants. There will be numerous discussions during the sessions as well as outside the conference rooms.   
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Attending ePAY SUMMiT will give you unrivalled networking opportunity and an invaluable educational programme

  1. Internet Banking
  2. Electronic Payments
  3. Mobile Payments
  4. Fintech
  5. Cyber Security
  6. E-Commerce


Members of board, C-level, Senior Managers, Vice Presidents, Directors and Heads of departments from E-Payment and Banking industry involved in:
  • ​​​​Payments Management
  • Strategy and Planning
  • Information Security and Technology Risk
  • Online and Mobile Banking
  • Payments Products
  • Digital and Multi-channel Banking
  • Mobile Solutions
  • Strategy and Innovation Implementation
  • Mobile Wallets
  • Mobile and Internet Strategy
  • Mobile Technology​
  • Mobile Technology
  • Transaction Banking
  • E-​commerce
  • Mobile Money
  • Cash Management
  • Technology Trends and Mobile Delivery
  • Payments Systems and Flows
  • E-banking Development
  • Insurance
  • Risk Management
  • ​Consultancy​​​​


  •  Networking can begin before the summit by connecting to all delegates to arrange business meetings.
  • Communicate with attendees, exhibitors and sponsors during networking sessions.
  • Plan your one to one business meetings at the event. Our staff will facilitate the meetings invitations, venue and make sure all are set up properly.


In the Kingdom’s capital city of Manama, Four Seasons Hotel Bahrain Bay is a soaring architectural statement on its own exclusive island. Convenient for business and breath taking for Bahrain holidays, this unique-in-the-world urban resort blends innovation and relaxation.  ​​


  • ​​Over the past two decades, significant reforms have been undertaken to modernise the payment, clearing and settlement infrastructure in line with international standards and best practice. These modernisation efforts were also considered vital to further developing the kingdom’s banking services and financial sector

  • The implementation of the Real-Time Gross Settlement (RTGS) System and the Scrip Less Securities Settlement (SSS) System by the CBB modernised the systemically important payment and settlement system, enabling banks to carry out their payment and securities-related transactions securely, and on a real-time basis.
  • Major achievements have been made to establish safe and efficient payments and securities. E-Payment industry is growing as per the electronic government plan.
  • Bahrain has a free market economy with no restrictions on capital movements, foreign exchange, foreign trade and foreign investment

  • Bahrain is a regional financial centre for conventional as well as Islamic finance supported by Shari’a-compliant financial instruments, institutions and a regulatory framework.
If you have any questions, please do not hesitate to send us a message.