The 22nd World Conference of Banking Institutes is set hold this April in Lagos.
Organisers said the conference will hold from Monday, 24 to Friday, 28 April 2017 at the Eko Hotels & Suites, Victoria Island, Lagos.
The global biennial event which is being hosted by the Chartered Institute of Bankers of Nigeria (CIBN), is a forum that brings together professionals and stakeholders engaged in financial sector, education and training.
The first conference was held in Edinburgh, U.K in 1975. Thereafter, there have been 20 WCBI conferences held in different parts of the world.
The 22nd edition is expected to attract over 750 delegates from all over the world. The conference would be declared open by the Vice President of the Federal Republic of Nigeria, His Excellency, Professor Yemi Osinbajo, SAN and would be attended by top Nigerians and International Stakeholders in the financial sector.
The Exhibition to be held alongside the Conference will create an opportunity for corporate Nigerians, especially in the Finance, ICT and allied sectors to showcase Nigeria’s achievement in the financial services industry, its skilled workforce of professionals and the hospitality of its people to delegates from across the globe.
Since its inception in U.K in 1975, the major objective of the conference has been to provide a global platform for the review of achievements and emerging challenges concerning the functioning of Banking and Finance Institutes and their role in effectively supporting the financial sector’s performance and profitability.