Ascential launches Money20/20 Asia in Singapore

AscentialPress Release: Ascential plc: (the “Group” / LSE: ASCL.L), the international business to business media company with a focused portfolio of market-leading events and information services products, is pleased to announce the launch of Money20/20 Asia from 13-15 March 2018 in Singapore.

Money20/20 Asia will provide the platform for pan-Asian and global companies to join forces and explore the unique opportunities fuelling the growth of the Asia Pacific payments and financial services landscape. The 5th annual Money20/20 US is taking place in Las Vegas this week, with more than 10,000 attendees, including more than 1,000 CEOs, from over 3,000 companies and 75 countries. The event will also welcome over 500 speakers including Jack Dorsey of Twitter and Square and Douglas Feagin of Ant Financial Group, the financial services arm of Alibaba.

Money20/20 successfully launched into the European market earlier this year. The first edition of Money20/20 Europe, held in Copenhagen in April, welcomed over 3,700 attendees, 420 industry leading speakers and 200 sponsors. Duncan Painter, Chief Executive, Ascential said: “AsiaPac has been identified as the world’s largest B2B e-commerce market. Add that to the size of the increasingly tech savvy ‘middle class’ population, it is clear that the time is right for Money20/20 – the world’s biggest, boldest and best event covering payments and financial services innovation – to launch in Asia.