bringing business to business
of banking executives met with new companies
of banking executives rated the event an effective use of their time
of vendor companies rated the event better value than a tradeshow
The 3rd of OpenRoom’s events for the African financial sector featured banking institutions from Ghana, Nigeria, Kenya, Ethiopia, South Africa, Zimbabwe and Zambia.
Over 300 meetings took place over the 2 day event, alongside a program of seminar sessions on cloud agility, network security and digitisation.
Industry Principal Financial Services, SAP Africa
Chair, Darrel Orsmond, Industry Principal Financial Services, SAP Africa
Platinum Partner, SAP Africa to chair the proceedings.
Managing Director, Strategy, Accenture
Speaker, Luis Rodriguez, Managing Director, Strategy, Accenture
Being Digital in Africa
Accenture believes that banks and financial institutions are at crossroads: to remain a traditional bank, but embrace digital to become a highly efficient utility or to alternatively make the shift toward the Everyday Bank, extending customer reaching and delivering new value for both the customer and the bank. Whichever path you choose, both require a new mind-set that embraces the digital era and the new customer. It’s time banks stopped doing digital and start being digital.
Security Systems Engineer Sub-Saharan Africa, Palo Alto Networks
Workshop Leader, Adriaan Joubert, Security Systems Engineer Sub-Saharan Africa, Palo Alto Networks
Hiding in Plain Sight - what’s really happening on your network
MD, Digital & Technology Strategy, Accenture SA
Workshop Leader, Lee Naik, MD, Digital & Technology Strategy, Accenture SA
The “We Economy” and implications for Financial Services
Accenture is a global management consulting, technology services and outsourcing company, with approximately 319,000 people serving clients in more than 120 countries. Combining unparalleled experience, comprehensive capabilities across all industries and business functions, and extensive research on the world's most successful companies.
Banker SA is the official quarterly publication of The Banking Association South Africa. Banker SA gives you a glimpse into the workings of the world of banking in a South African context. Our editorial is topical and focuses on developments in macroeconomics, banking and financial services.
Marketing Manager, SAP Africa
Unlike trade shows which are usually hit and miss, OpenRoom's forums give us one-on-one time with the right customers. We have a captive audience and always walk away with new opportunities.
Client Partner, Cognizant Technology Solutions
Does it provide value for money? It yielded us an anchor account on the African continent. It was a very important deal. So you tell me.
ICT Executive, Agribank
An extremely valuable experience enabling me to connect to a number of reputable vendors in the sector.
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