Money20/20 brings together a worldwide community of innovators who are changing the way consumers and businesses manage, spend, and borrow money. This is one of the industry's most productive events, with the biggest exhibit hall, the best networking opportunities, and the largest speaking roster to deliver an exemplary experience that highlights the best and boldest of the industry.
This year will be GiftCard Partners fifth year attending the show since launching in 2012, and we're not the only ones coming back for more. Every year the audience has consistently grown.
Organizations of all shapes and sizes are set to attend the event this year. The show's audience boosts geographically diverse decision makers in the increasingly complex payments and financial services ecosystem.
In addition, over 200 journalists covering 225+ announcements generated 600+ original articles on-site at Money20/20. Media coverage includes payments, banking, retail, security and other trade publications, mainstream and leading television networks were all covering the latest trends and topics, new companies, and product launches.
Money20/20’s agenda includes a landscape of keynotes, panel discussions and co-produced content as well as demos, research, case studies and workshops. A variety of events will also take place throughout the show. Starting things off will be the 24 hour
Money20/20 Hackathon beginning on Saturday, October 22nd. The competition is the world's largest FinTech hackathon. It brings together 500 of the world's most skilled developers to showcase their skills using APIs, SDKs and other tools and compete for large cash prizes. With last year's event being such a success for the startup forum, a special focus has been placed on the audience this year.
Here is a clip from last year's opening
The 2016 agenda will feature 543 speakers, the majority of which are CEOs or founders from the most successful and innovative companies.
The speaking sessions are broken out into specific categories that focus on overall goals for the event.
- Track Sessions - These sessions provide an excellent way to communicate your company's thoughts and activities to audiences of 300-700+ attendees. These formats include 50-minute moderated panel discussions on a variety of industry topics, a few 15-25 minute stand up presentation opportunities, and many 10-minute presentations devoted to new product announcements and demos.
- StartupPitch180 - This is the best way to highlight your startup idea, product, or solution in heavily attendend sessions during Money20/20's most popular days. There will also be two startup contests with two winners in each contest. Participants will have 3 minutes to showcase their startup's product or solution to the Money20/20 audience for a chance to win cash prizes and present on the Money20/20 Main Stage.
- General Session Keynotes - The general speaking sessions offer some of the most important executives in the payment industry the opportunity to address thousands of attendees on the trends, changes, and innovations within the payments space.
Will you be attending Money20/20? Not sure if the show is right for you? The GiftCard Partners team will be attending the show again this year and we would love to set aside some time to meet with you or discuss why you should attend the show.