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10 reasons to attend BAI Beacon in Atlanta

There are a lot of financial industry conferences on the calendar this fall, but few that offer as many compelling reasons to attend as the BAI Beacon event in Atlanta, Oct. 4-5, 2017.

In addition to the fact that Atlanta is one of the hottest fintech hubs in the US, here are ten reasons you should put this even on your agenda:

1. Immersive, open-campus unlike any other conference you’ve attended.

Unique among conference events, Beacon hosts multiple stages positioned throughout a large hall which keeps all participants and exhibitors in a shared space.

2. Tons of awesome content. Tons.

Over 70 sessions across 8 stages (see full agenda as a PDF).

3. Financial industry thought leadership.

Innovative speakers from within the financial industry, including speakers from Wells Fargo, IBM, Citi Retail Services, Salesforce and PNC.

4. Thought leaders with an outside perspective.

Keynote speakers David Robertson of the MIT Sloan School of Management, Patty McCord formerly with Netflix and technology strategist Crystal Washington will bring refreshing insights from outside financial services.

5. Cutting-edge Fintech programming

BAI Beacon partners, FintechStage and Plug and Play, have assembled a stellar lineup of fintech speakers and moderators throughout the event, including Sam Maule, Ron Shevlin, Matteo Rizzi, Scott Robinson, Cherian Abraham, Bianca Lopes, Ruth Polachek, Kathryn Petralia, Matt Gamser, Steven Ramirez and others.

6. Hear Jim Marous speak

Jim (@JimMarous) is a top global influencer in banking and fintech and will be speaking on AI and customer experience.

7. Get a free copy of Jim Marous’ AI report

BAI and Jim will be releasing A.I. – The Next Frontier in Customer Experience at BAI Beacon and all registrants will receive a free copy (a $495 vale)!

8. Visit Atlanta

The city is a financial industry hub (“Transaction Alley”) and rapidly emerging as a global technology and innovation center.

9. Meet the winners of the BAI Global Innovation Awards

BAI will announce the winners of its global innovation competition, with many of the finalists in attendance.

10. Still time to register

Register now. (Contact me if a discount code would make a difference.)

Looking forward to seeing you at BAI Beacon!


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