iFX EXPO Dubai 2021
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iFX EXPO Dubai Officially Begins: The First Live Event in Over a Year

iFX EXPO Dubai has officially commenced. The long-awaited iFX EXPO kicked off on the 19th May 2021, and the Ultimate Fintech team is on-site, ready to welcome attendees. Whether you’re attending the event, which is being hosted this year by the Grand Hyatt Hotel, or are just waking up somewhere around the world, here’s a breakdown of everything you need to know:

Making It Happen – Safely 

Two days of business networking, top fintech speakers, and an exclusive expo environment await attendees in Dubai. The iFX EXPO in Dubai will follow all the health and safety guidelines set out by the local authorities, allowing attendees to network with confidence. Read more about the safety of the event here.

Day 1 Line Up

The iFX EXPO requires all guests to register to attain access to the expo – government IDs will be required to get obtain a printed pass! Attendees should head towards the Grand Hyatt Dubai Convention Centre, which is located within the Grand Hyatt Hotel itself; with the speaker’s hall being open from 10am. Day 1 has some exciting speakers lined up, including “Creativity & Innovation in Crisis: Turning Problems into Opportunities” with Mohamad Ibrahim, the Regional Director of Exness.

Likewise, Charlotte Day, the Director of Contentworks Agency, a media partner of the expo, gave an exclusive lowdown on the first live event in over a year to Ultimate Fintech’s Sarah Henry – check out their backstage interview here.

Speaker slots are due to continue until 6pm, which is when the expo doors close for the day. You can view the full agenda of the event here.

Enjoy Delicious Refreshments at the iFX EXPO

Attending an expo is a hungry and thirsty business! But don’t worry, lucky attendees can enjoy unlimited coffee from the coffee bar, which is sponsored by Airsoft, alongside equally free-flowing water from Finalto the event’s designated aqua sponsor. The lunchroom is sponsored by Markets Direct so you can refuel after a morning of busy networking. If you need to cool down, you can enjoy ice cream from the event’s gelato sponsor – TradingCores


  • Tyler is a fintech journalist with specific interests in online banking and emerging AI technologies. He began his career writing with a plethora of national and international publications.

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