Saudi Payments Signs A Strategic Agreement To Sponsor Seamless For The First Time In Riyadh


Riyadh- – Saudi Payments signed a strategic sponsorship agreement to sponsor Seamless, the world’s leading payments and commerce technology conference and exhibition, which is organized for the first time in Riyadh, Saudi Arabia, during the period from 2 to 3 November, 2022.

Mr. Abdulaziz AlAfaleg, Managing Director at Saudi Payments and Mr. Joseph Ridley, General Manager at Terrapinn Middle East, signed the agreement at Saudi Payments facility in Riyadh.

Over the past 23 years, Seamless has become the annual forum that brings together the entire banking and financial services value chain to discuss, debate, and shape the future of the commerce ecosystem, with the focus this year on driving sustainable economic growth and diversification, as well as addressing the biggest challenges and opportunities in the Saudi market.

Mr. Abdulaziz AlAfaleg, Managing Director at Saudi Payments, said: “Sponsoring Seamless comes as a priority to strengthen the Kingdom’s leading position as the technical and digital capital of the region, and to support leadership and innovation in the field of financial technology.” He added: “The presence and participation of international experts in the conference which will be hosted in Riyadh for the first time will enable the payments ecosystem in Saudi Arabia to effectively contribute to these important discussions, and accelerate the transition to a society less dependent on cash, in line with the Saudi Central Bank’s strategy and the aspirations of the Financial Sector Development Program, one of the programs of Vision 2030.”

Mr. Joseph Ridley, General Manager at Terrapinn Middle East said: “We are proud of our partnership with Saudi Payments to launch Seamless in Saudi Arabia, which represents a platform to exchange ideas and share knowledge in the Saudi marketplace. We believe that the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia has all the ingredients for a perfect environment making it an exciting market for growth in 2022 and beyond.”

Seamless is expected to feature more than 200 leading industry speakers and over 150 sponsors and exhibitors. Thousands of SMEs, enterprises, academia, practitioners, thought leaders, and global solution providers will come together to discuss the latest innovations and technologies.


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