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Join us at Prepaid Summit: Middle East, the only dedicated prepaid conference in the Middle East, for exclusive research and excellent networking opportunities

It definitely provided lots of insight into the prepaid products segment.
Abid Muhammad, Cupola Plastic Cards

Prepaid Summit: Middle East 2012


In its 3rd year, Prepaid Summit: Middle East has become a focal point for the discussion and development of the prepaid sector within the region. Join us on 21 March 2012 as we build upon past summits and turn ideas and strategies into reality, revenue and profit.

Why attend?

Prepaid Middle East Awards shortlist announced

New speakers confirmed


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As we head into 2012, the market is maturing rapidly. And that means a change in emphasis for the summit. Previously, the region's leading prepaid event has helped local market professionals identify the key opportunities, exchange ideas and develop strategies.


Add Prepaid Summit: Middle East 2012 to your calendar  


Get practical insights into prepaid  

With more than 40 prepaid programmes now live in the region, the time has come to act or be left behind. That's why this year's event will focus on the practical aspects of bringing prepaid products to market.


  • Best practice. Case studies from around the world which demonstrate what can be achieved and how to achieve it.

  • Building the business case.  Access to pricing information and other research that will help you maximise revenue and ROI.

  • Research. Ensure new programmes are pitched appropriately with exclusive research providing detailed insight into how customers view prepaid.

Expert guidance. This event always attracts senior bankers, analysts, retailers and telecoms professionals who will be sharing their knowledge and answering your questions.


Local and global insights. A mixture of local industry figures and international banking experts will be in attendance to ensure the perfect mix of deep market knowledge and broad global experience.



Alongside Prepaid Summit: Middle East, Visa is running two prepaid workshops

20 March 2012- Abu Dhabi

Shangri-La Hotel, Qaryat Al Beri

10:00-13:30 followed by a networking lunch


22 March 2012- Dubai

Shangri-La Hotel

10:00-13:30 followed by a networking lunch

Further details to follow

For more detail please contact Fiona Kenny on: +44 118 900 1133 or via email at:


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The highlights from this year include:

  • The research presented by VRL Financial News and TNS Research highlighting the greatest areas of opportunity for banks in the Middle East: corporate travel, remittance, gift cards, and youth spending
  • The opportunity available for growth in the delivery of corporate banking services, most notably travel and disbursements, especially in the GCC
  • A lively session on day two addressing the use of prepaid to increase customer engagement and loyalty, bringing together some of the people behind loyalty and gift schemes in Dubai’s biggest shopping malls     



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