Silent disco elevator pitches and one-on-one meetings with
interested delegates will feature as part of a Fintech Startup Cafe
set to appear at a Festival of Financial Planning in November.
The Personal Finance Society (PFS) will partner with
DigitalWealthInsights.com to host the Cafe, which will provide
emerging fintech organisations the opportunity to showcase the
latest technology and innovation to close to 3,000 delegates who
are expected to attend theFestival.
The Cafe will form part of a central village green - a hive of
activity featuring live music and entertainment, leisure and luxury
brand exhibits, a VIP and media section, and a dedicated Festival
Radio programme powered by Informed Choice's award winning
Chartered financial planner Martin Bamford. Delegates will also
have the opportunity to test drive the latest Tesla Model S.
Close to 2,000 delegates have already registered for the event,
which will take place at the NEC Birmingham on 8th & 9th
November. More than 70 workshops, panel discussions and keynote
sessions will be run concurrently, allowing attendees to tailor
their own individual programme and enjoy their own unique Festival
Personal Finance Society chief executive Keith Richards said:
"We are thrilled to be partnering with F&TRC to deliver the
interactive Fintech Startup Cafe - the latest addition to our
Festival, which will be true to its name in delivering delegates
much more than the usual conference experience."
"The Festival represents a completely new concept for the
financial planning profession - a mix of insightful presentations
from recent pension ministers, market experts and inspiration
speakers, complemented by interactive leisure and entertainment
side activities to keep delegates immersed in the Festival
experience throughout both days of the event."
DigitalWealthInsights.com is a service hosted by the Finance
& Technology Research Centre (F&TRC), and was created for
professionals who want to understand more about the digital wealth
management (robo advice) market in the UK and globally.
F&TRC Director Ian McKenna said: "Technology will continue
to shape the future of financial planning and advice, and the
Fintech Startup Cafe will offer an opportunity to showcase some of
the latest technologies available to the profession."
"The Festival promises to be one of the biggest events in the
financial planning calendar, representing an unparalleled
opportunity to reach more than 24,000 financial advisers who are
members of the Personal Finance Society."
Complimentary tickets to A Festival of Financial
Planning are available to both PFS members and guests.
For more information or to book your place visit: www.pfsfestival.org
For more information on booking an exhibition space at the
Festival of Financial Planning contact:
Lee Travis, Head of Group Partnership & Engagement at
the Personal Finance Society
Phone: 07584 390477
For enquiries about exhibition opportunities within the Fintech
Startup Cafe contact Lee Travis or:
Ian McKenna, Director at F&TRC
Phone: 0203 740 0000 / 07901 555515