2015 Forum to be held on November 17 and 18 in HCMC.
The Vietnam Retail Banking Forum 2015, formerly known as the Southeast Asia Banking Forum, will be held in Ho Chi Minh City on November 17 and 18 and provide a venue for the sharing of new trends in the context of mobile banking services being on track to grow rapidly in Vietnam.
The event is being jointly organized by the Vietnam Banking Association (VNBA) and IDG Vietnam, with the theme “New-Generation Bank Model - Taking Modern Technology as the Foundation, Customers as the Centre”.
The gathering will be the most prestigious forum in the region for leaders at banks, directors of information technology companies, experts in the field of banking and finance, and companies providing information technology solutions to the banking sector to discuss key issues and identify solutions for improving the operational efficiency of banks in the region.
A technology exhibition will also be held, providing visitors with new experiences in technology applications and modern banking products and services. The exhibition features leading technology corporations with technological solutions in modern retail banking such as cloud computing, data management, credit risk management solutions, and security systems.
A report from the World Bank (WB) showed that 31 per cent of Vietnamese people have a bank account - only half of the global average and evidence that the country remains in the development stage in retail banking and possesses significant potential.