Monday, 09 September 2013

Cas Coovadia to address Branch Banking Conference

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Bringing you an overview of the retail and branch banking landscape today and the role bank branches ought to play in the future, the Next Generation Branch Banking Conference 2013 will address pertinent issues and challenges faced by bank branches today and future strategies for branch success in a multi-channel banking environment.

The event, organised by Trade Conferences International (TCI) will be held on 30 and 31 October 2013 at Focus Rooms, Sunninghill, Johannesburg.

Join expert speakers including Michelle van Staden, Nedbank Integrated Channels; Ruschka Raidoo, Standard Bank Personal and Business Banking; Andrea Prazakova, ABC Holdings Limited; Professor Adré Schreuder, Consulta Research and SAcsi; Dr Derek Shirley, Cornerstone Performance Solutions; Thomas Magill, PwC; Wendy Pienaar, Accenture; Mithum Singh, Merchants; Larry O’Sullivan, RMB Private Bank; Professor Madele Tait, Nelson Mandela Metropolitan University; Daniel Munslow, Talk2us and Cas Coovadia, The Banking Association of South Africa who will be discussing Banking legislation over the recent decades and how the changes have come about in South Africa’s well developed and highly regulated banking system today. He will also elaborate on the impacts of the following regulations and legislations on traditional banks and efficient branch which include: FICA, FAIS, National Credit Act, Consumer Protection Act, and Basel 1, 2 and 3.

Statistics from PwC. Reference: 

According to a new report, South Africa’s Big Four banks currently operate 2,877 traditional branches, which financial services firm PwCforecasts will reduce by 21% to 2,285 by 2016.

Register now to join your industry peers at this informative banking event and receive the latest on advancements within the retail and branch banking industry. Contact project manager, Samantha Blair for registration details on 011 803 1553. Alternatively log onto -download and complete the brochure and email it back to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. 

Established in 2002, Zakheni Events and Incentive Travel cc, trading as Trade Conference International, is your all industry, but largely financial event organiser of choice. We understand industry trends and developments and have the ability to identify the right issues to bring to delegates through informative events.TCI has organised more than 300 events in the last 14 years. With the guidance of a highly experienced and guided team, TCI arranges the most up-to date conferences and exhibitions, and is well known within SADC region as well as the rest of Africa as the leading financial conferences organisers.In the past two years Trade Conferences International has offered top-class financial, insurance, information technology and marketing related conferences to the market, and would justifiably pride itself in promising delegates top notch conferences with excellent speakers in the industry. Attendees of TCI events hale from across the African continent: Kenya, Botswana, Zimbabwe, Namibia, Tanzania, Mauritius, Lesotho, Mozambique; extending to as far as the UK, Canada, Netherlands, India and even Australia.In its repertoire, it has popular annual conferences such as the Mobile Banking Southern Africa Conference,  Payments Southern Africa Conference & Exhibition, Loyalty & Rewards Conference, Channel Management Conference and the Online Retailing Conference. In 2002 alone TCI attracted more than 1200 delegates, including expert speakers from across the globe, and has followed suit in it’s years of operation.