Forecast to generate $5bn in revenues by 2013*, and already accounting for 70% of new mobile payments initiatives announced in the last 6 months*, Mobile Money Transfer has become a strategic necessity in the battle for market share as mobile phone penetration in Africa soars from less than 5% in 2003 to over 50% by 2012.
(* Source: Juniper Research)
Join over 40 of Africa’s leading mobile money pioneers & over 250 MMT practitioners
Attend the 2nd Mobile Money Transfer Africa Conference and Exhibition, (5 and 6 May, Johannesburg) to hear inspiring keynotes from pioneering CEOs and actionable advice on how to make your mobile money venture a success from over 40 expert practitioner speakers, all with market-proven experience of devising and launching MMT in Africa. As well as project management guidance, MMT Africa also offers unsurpassed networking opportunities and a private exhibition featuring all the leading mobile money technology developers.
5 million M-PESA customers. Over 13 million subscribers in Kenya. 84% market share in FY2008. Safaricom have set the benchmark for maximising customer retention through MMT. Safaricom’s CEO Michael Joseph is one of the keynote speakers at MMT Africa – other agenda highlights include:
* Chris Gabriel, CEO of Zain Africa, who will discuss their new MMT service Zap
* Brian Richardson, CEO of WIZZIT
* Carol Realini, CEO of Obopay
* Dare Okoudjou, Head of MobileMoney for MTN
* Nicholas Levi of Orange and Ravind Ramanah of BNP Paribas discussing Orange Money
* Coenraad Jonker, Director: Community Banking from Standard Bank of South Africa
* Yolande van Wyk, who heads Mobile and Transact Solutions for First National Bank
* Leon Perlman, Chairman of WASPA
* Paolo Zambonini, who heads Innovation and Special Projects for Absa Bank
MMT Africa is not just for Africans! Half the audience is expected to come from outside the continent – people coming to learn from Africa’s mobile money pioneers. Attend MMT Africa to network with an audience featuring all the key mobile money stakeholders, from mobile network operators to banks, 3rd party operators, MFIs, money transfer networks, NGOs, regulators, governments, technology developers and advisors.
Don’t miss the new ‘Mobile Money Academy’ – a comprehensive programme of workshops helping you overcome the key challenges in mobile money project management: defining your business model, talking to regulators, selecting technology partners, developing your agency network, and launching and marketing your service.
The MMT 08 conference held in Dubai last November sold out to an audience of over 270 senior level attendees. So don’t delay – register today!
Register by 27 February to claim a double value $200 early bird discount! And don’t forget to use your promotional code: MAET when registering.
Register online at www.mobile-money-transfer.com/africa/registration/step1, or alternatively call +44 (0)20 7067 1831; fax: +44 (0)20 7067 1807; or email: [email protected].