Event Date/Time: Nov 18, 2008 End Date/Time: Nov 20, 2008
Early Registration Date: Aug 31, 2008
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Roughly 60% of South Africans over the age of 16 have a bank account, according to the 2007 FinScope survey for the FinMark Trust. The balance of the population (the Unbanked and Underbanked sector) is excluded from meaningful economic participation and lacks convenient access to financial service providers. This market does have need for financial services that cater to their unique requirements. The emerging market presents a lucrative opportunity for financial service providers.

Research conducted by IQPC shows that there is a great deal of interest in the Underbanked market, and exciting developments are underway. Banking the Underbanked Africa 2008 presents an opportunity for key stakeholders in the financial services sector in Southern Africa to come together for four days of discussion, debate, interaction, networking and information sharing