Arab Financial Services announce their support as

Published September 17th, 2009 - 08:58 GMT

Arab Financial Services (AFS) have announced their support as Platinum and Lead Sponsor’s of the first ever regional forum on cards industry.

The forum will be attended by over 200 regional and international experts from business, finance, credit, and security sectors in Manama, capital city of Bahrain.

The Cards Summit will provide practical solutions to improve overall performance of card product strategies and to identify future strategies that make tomorrow’s card businesses leaner, more efficient and profitable

 “AFS is a formidable, leading third party processing organization which has grown from strength to strength to ensure their clients receive a very cost-effective and robust outsourced card issuing service. The AFS address on the benefits of outsourcing will be one to watch out for during the Forum,” said Premal Patel, Executive Director Veritas Investments and organizer of the Summit.

“The two day summit will be addressed by a very strong line up of speakers from around the world with keynote addresses from EDB, Citibank and AFS. The key session on outsourcing presented by AFS will be eagerly watched by industry professionals”, added Premal.

 “We are happy to be partners in GCC Cards summit and look to some stimulating discussions in this congregation of the opinion leaders of the payment card industry. AFS is committed to the payment card industry in the region for over two decades and we welcome and encourage initiatives like the GCC Cards Summit which can shape up the future of payments in the region,” said Shankar Sharma, CEO of AFS.

Summit highlights for professionals will be strategic master-classes scheduled for day two, Thursday 22 October focusing on Sales & Service, Risk Management and Reputation Management.

The Summit is focused on helping the industry players beat the current economic conditions. ‘’Working alongside AFS we are confident the Summit will deliver what the industry is looking for to create the next generation card business,” Patel concluded.

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