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Immersion Program - First National Bank, FNB

21 - 22 February 2024
10 : 00
17 : 30
Immersion Program - First National Bank, FNB

Join our two-day Immersion program to discover how First National Bank (FNB), a market leader in South Africa and the continent, is revolutionizing the banking industry. Gain valuable insights into FNB's innovative solutions for SMEs as we delve into their real challenges. From post-pandemic recovery and high unemployment to power supply issues and inequality, they'll showcase how FNB tackles these hurdles head-on. Be inspired by their dynamic banking approach and how they learn firsthand from SMEs themselves. Don't miss this exclusive opportunity to explore unique South African solutions that make FNB a leader in the industry.


FNB is the retail arm of FirstRand Bank – the largest bank in Africa by market cap. FNB is a leading financial services provider in South Africa with over 185 years in operation. Headquartered in South Africa, the group has a presence in 8 countries across Africa and Europe, employing over 37,000 staff members. FNB has been ranked among the top innovation and customer service banks and is frequently recognized in local and global awards/accolades.


This is an exceptional opportunity to connect with fellow members and industry friends. Mark your calendars and join us to learn from a renowned industry leader.


1. Agenda  
The AGENDA is available HERE

2. Eligibility and Registration 
The visit is by invitation only, especially for members of the SME Finance Forum. We have a limited number of spots available. 
3. Cost
The commitment Members fee for participation is USD $1,000 per attendee, which is non-refundable (except in event of health or other emergencies). The fee can be transferred to another senior employee of the member's institution. Attendees are responsible for their own travel, accommodations, other meal and transportation costs. 

4. Registration
The regsitration link is available on the Member Portal


INTERESTED? Please email Mohan Chen or SMEFinanceForum@IFC.org

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