Upcoming Fintech Events Taking Place in APAC in October 2023

Asia-Pacific (APAC) has witnessed impressive fintech growth, driven by factors like large unbanked populations, high mobile penetration, and supportive government policies. By 2030, Boston Consulting Group (BCG) predicts that APAC, led by India, China, and Indonesia, will surpass the US to become the world’s premier fintech market. The region’s fintech sector is expected to achieve an annual growth rate of 27%, outpacing the US at 17%.

As the APAC fintech landscape evolves, numerous fintech events are being organized to showcase local talents and developments. Here are some of the top events in APAC for October 2023:

World Financial Innovation Series – Indonesia

October 24 – 25, 2023 | The Ritz-Carlton Jakarta, Pacific Place, Indonesia

World Financial Innovation Series – Indonesia

Indonesia’s financial regulatory body, Otoritas Jasa Keuangan (OJK), is actively driving fintech innovation through the Master Plan for the Indonesian Financial Services Sector (MPSJKI) 2021-2025.

To foster these innovations, Tradepass will host the 5th edition of the World Financial Innovation Series (WFIS) in Jakarta on October 24-25, 2023. The event anticipates the participation of over 700 technology and business leaders from banks, insurance companies, and micro-finance institutions across the nation.

Indocomtech 2023

October 25 – 29, 2023 | Indonesia Convention Exhibition (ICE), BSD City, Tangerang, Indonesia

indocomtech 2023

Indocomtech 2023, happening from October 25 to 29 at Indonesia Convention Exhibition (ICE) in Tangerang, is a tech exhibition organized by Apkomindo Association and Satu Event. Covering 5,000 m2, it will showcase 150 brands, including Epson, Acer, HP, and Asus, and an array of products like IT tech, commerce solutions, and lifestyle gadgets.

The event also offers special promotions, including an online-to-offline transaction feature in collaboration with Tokopedia, with cashback incentives, big deals, clearance sales, and product auctions. It adds diversity with Fever Fest, attracting Japanese culture enthusiasts with talks, games, and guest performances.

Indonesia Bitcoin Conference

October 26 – 27, 2023 | Prime Plaza Hotel Sanur Bali, Bali, Indonesia

Indonesia Bitcoin Conference


The Indonesia Bitcoin Conference is set for October 26 and 27, 2023, at the Prime Plaza Hotel Sanur, Bali. It unites cryptocurrency enthusiasts, experts, and newcomers for comprehensive learning and idea exchange. Over two days, 40 speakers, including figures like Jack Dorsey, Stephan Livera, and Alex Gladstein, will discuss various aspects of Bitcoin.

The event features expert panels, keynote speeches, a dedicated marketplace, and an exhibition for immersive learning and networking. A special addition is the Lightning hackathon before the conference, offering a $10,000 prize to encourage innovation in Lightning Network apps.


Hong Kong Fintech Week 2023

October 30 – November 05, 2023 | Hong Kong Convention and Exhibition Centre, Hong Kong


Hong Kong Fintech Week 2023

Hong Kong Fintech Week is a significant annual event held in Hong Kong and Shenzhen. With over 12,000 senior executives and 250 leading global figures in fintech, it’s a major conference. The 2023 edition, in a hybrid format, will provide businesses with a valuable chance to showcase their offerings to more than 30,000 attendees from 95 economies, including international and regional media.