25-27 January: Iraq Finance Expo

Baghdad International Fairground

Come and discover an unrivalled line-up of banks, digital agencies, FinTech start-ups, tech companies and software providers alongside a 2-day VIP conference programme. All officially co-hosted with the Central Bank of Iraq.

Iraq's economy is forecast to become the fastest growing in the MENA region. IFEX will shine a spotlight Iraq's rapidly developing banking and financial services industries. With traditional banking methods now out-of-date, new technology is leading the charge in global growth trends. Iraq is poised to take advantage of these innovations.

Now is the time to take advantage of the outstanding growth story within Iraq’s financial services. Do not miss out and join us at IFEX, the leading banking, FinTech, Payments, E-Commerce, Retail, and Identity show in Iraq.


This event is organised by Frontier Exchange. Visit the website here. 

27-28 January: Middle East and North Africa Energy 2020

Chatham House, London

The shift in the global energy economy from a hydrocarbons-based industry to one that is increasingly supported by low-carbon and renewable energy technologies has significant and enduring implications for the oil and gas producing countries in the Middle East and North Africa (MENA). While forecasters debate the speed and extent of the transition, there seems little doubt about the inevitability of the rise of renewables.


After more than 100 years of a world shaped by the geopolitics of hydrocarbons, the MENA region finds itself having to navigate the uncertainty of an energy transition and all that it implies for national, regional and global status quos. What does the transition mean for long-term oil demand? In the event of peak consumption, is a slow, managed decline possible? And what about other geopolitical or market factors that might come into play – the prospect of lower demand triggered by a global economic slowdown and a trade war, through to breakthroughs in new energy technologies – when this happens, what next?


The 2020 Chatham House Middle East and North Africa Energy conference will address these questions and the key trends shaping the region’s energy future in the 21st century.


This event is organised by Chatham House. Please visit the website here. 

13-14 April: The Solar & Wind Show MENA 2020

Egypt International Exhibitions Center, Cairo, Egypt

After a hugely successful launch in 2019, The Solar Show MENA, co-located with The Wind Show MENA, the region’s leading conference and exhibition for renewable energy, will return in 2020. Bigger, and better, than before.


The exhibition is a showcase of the world’s ‘best-in-class’ solution providers in the renewable space. The Solar Show is co-located with The Wind Show MENA guaranteeing the whole renewable industry has chance to interact over two days.


Held in Cairo, Egypt, and bringing together 3000 attendees, including policymakers, utilities, financers, investors, local industry heavyweights and international technology experts, there is no better place to connect with the MENA renewable industry.


This event is organised by Terrapinn. For more details visit their website here:

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25-27 January

Iraq Finance Expo

Baghdad International Fairground

27-28 January

Middle East and North Africa Energy 2020

Chatham House, London

13-14 April

The Solar & Wind Show MENA 2020

Egypt International Exhibitions Center, Cairo, Egypt

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