SOURCE: The Asian Banker

The Asian Banker

March 30, 2015 20:00 ET

Media Alert: The Asian Banker Summit April 14-16

Hong Kong to Host 1,000 International Industry Leaders Across Five Conferences

HONG KONG, CHINA--(Marketwired - Mar 30, 2015) -

  • Keynote speakers include Norman Chan, Chief Executive, HKMA
  • Hans Eichel, Co-founder, G20 and former German Finance Minister
  • Gary Stern, Former Chairman Financial Services Policy Committee, Federal Reserve System
  • International thought leaders from banking, technology and associated industries

The Asian Banker Summit, the region's largest annual gathering for senior executives in the financial services sector, will welcome more than 1,000 thought leaders and innovators from across the globe to Hong Kong to discuss the future of finance.

Now in its 16th year, the 2015 Summit is themed "Retaking the Future of Finance" and will be held at the Hong Kong Convention and Exhibition Centre from April 14th to 16th. See the full agenda here

The Asian Banker Summit is several conferences in one, comprising of multiple complementary dialogues that reflect the complexity of today's industry dynamics. Each conference is tailor-made, designed for bankers, corporates, regulators, and brokerage and asset management firms. The conferences are:

1. The International Transaction Banking Convention
2. The Supply Chain & Financial Performance Programme
3. The Risk Games Convention
4. The Financial Markets Infrastructure Conference
5. The Technology Decision Makers School & Conference

There will also be several high-level closed-door dialogues and a CEO-only dialogue held during the Summit.

Speakers, panellists and moderators will include CEOs as well as key movers and shakers of local and international financial markets, publicly listed companies, high-ranking academics.

The Asian Banker's Leadership Achievement Awards, first introduced in 2005, recognise excellence in the financial services industry across the Asia Pacific region. The awards will be presented at a gala event on April 14th with guest of honour John Tsang, financial secretary of Hong Kong.

This year, The Asian Banker will present four awards, namely The Bankers' Choice Awards; The William "Bill" Seidman Lifetime Achievement Award (in honour of William Seidman, former chairman of the US Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation); The CEO Leadership Achievement Award in Asia Pacific; and Best Managed Bank in Asia Pacific.

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About The Asian Banker

The Asian Banker is the region's most authoritative provider of strategic business intelligence to the financial services community. The Singapore-based company has offices in Singapore, Malaysia, China, the Philippines as well as the Middle East. It has a business model that revolves around three core business lines: publications, research services and forums. The company's website is

For more details about The Asian Banker Summit 2015, please visit the website at

Contact Information

  • For more information and registration please contact:

    Kristin Westlake
    The Continuum Partners (PR partner)
    Tel: +852 6105 8018/+61 416 219 358
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    Ms. Janice Chua
    Senior Marketing Executive
    Tel: +65 6236 6532
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