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May 2023 Edition

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29th Annual Flagship Conference on Regulatory Compliance for Financial Institutions is Canada’s comprehensive guide to navigating regulatory change and meeting compliance expectations, bringing together regulators, big banks and industry experts.

  • November 15-16, 2023; Toronto
  • Speaker application deadline: May 20, 2023 (estimate) – apply with an email to Ivan Kuo Piao Law

Finovate Fall is the world’s premiere fintech showcase, featuring 70+ cutting edge technologies from startups and established firms. As a reminder: financial institutions, investors and unicorns speak for free, fintechs, consultants and solution providers sponsor or demo.

  • September 11-13, 2023; New York
  • Speaker application deadline: June 1 (estimate), 2023 – apply with an email to Katie Gwyn-williams

Sibos is an international fintech conference being held in Toronto this year. The theme of the conference is “collaborative fintech in a fragmented world.”

  • September 18-23, 2023; Toronto
  • Speaker application deadline: unclear – apply with an email to Queena Kwan

Awards News

Women in Payments Canada Awards celebrate the achievements of women making waves in the Canadian payments industry and beyond.

  • Award date: September 2023; London
  • Application deadline: June 1, 2023 – apply here

Finovate Awards provide 25 categories to recognize the companies driving fintech innovation forward and the individuals bringing new ideas to life. Winners will be announced at Finovate Fall.

  • Award date: September 12, 2023; New York
  • Application deadline: June 2, 2023 – apply here

The PayTech Awards USA are coming to the US for the first time this year. These awards are open to banks, financial and payment institutions, technology services, software providers, individuals and businesses.

  • Award date: unclear
  • Application deadline: June 2, 2023 – apply here

Calgary Fintech Award helps growing fintech startups evaluate their business, make connections and scale their operations. Two top startups are awarded non-dilutive cash prizes.

  • Award date: TBD
  • Application deadline: June 12, 2023 – apply here 

Deloitte Technology Fast 500 North America Awards work to recognize the hardest-working, fastest-growing, and most innovative tech companies in North America.

  • Award date: unclear
  • Application deadline: June 23, 2023 – apply here

Banking Tech Awards celebrate excellence in banking and fintech, with categories for banks, financial institutions, software providers, teams and individuals.

  • Award date: November 30, 2023; London
  • Application deadline: July 21, 2023 – apply here

The FF Awards celebrate fintech’s biggest wow moments of the year. Applications consist of a 3 minute video followed by public voting and independent judging. 

  • Award date: November 28, 2023, London
  • Application deadline: August 28, 2023 – apply here

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