MEFTECH Awards 2020

Welcome to the MEFTECH 2020 Awards

The MEFTECH 2020 Innovation Awards will recognise achievements of local banks, financial institutions and enterprises for their impact across the Saudi Arabian FINTECH ecosystem.

The Awards will recognise the outstanding role of financial institutions, innovators, and enterprises  in line with the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia’s 2030 vision and honour companies that have supported forward momentum to advancement within the industry and sector.

The Awards are designed to celebrate exceptional success, innovative solutions toward elevating the industry and must present tangible evidence of how the solutions yielded financial, social, or performance impact on FINTECH in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia.

The MEFTECH Awards 2020 will recognise the best initiatives from local banks , financial institutions, innovators, and enterprises across 7 categories. Each category will be shortlisted to three parties and winners will be selected by a panel of independent expert judges.

Want to know more about the judges?

To keep the Awards process impartial, MEFTECH asks an independent panel of judges to evaluate each finalist. This panel is made up of leaders of different disciplines in the fintech space, from VCs to institutional innovators. If you know someone whose expertise can help us find the most innovative companies in the space, fill out this form!

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Feb 12 2020 – Submission Window closes
Feb 20 2020 – Shortlist announcement
Feb 25 2020 – Winners announced

The 7 categories reflect the areas that matter most to FINTECH in today’s market

Companies, Organisations and Individuals can apply for more than one category for the same project. Simply tick all the categories that apply in the form below.

  • Best digital product of the year
  • Best use of emerging or innovative technology
  • Most innovative solution for banking customer authentication
  • Most innovative use of blockchain in the financial sector
  • AI leader of the year
  • Fintech leader of the year
  • Fintech marketing campaign of the year

Submit Entry

The 2020 AWARDS CEREMONY is a part of the MEFTECH conference and exhibition and the winners will be announced in the glittering AWARDS Ceremony on February 25 2020.


The MEFTECH Innovation Awards provide our sponsors with unique brand building opportunities among a wide network of financial institutions and leading businesses from across the financial technology sector. As a sponsor, your company will be associated with excellence and innovation, boosting its profile within the industry and positioning your brand as a thought leader in the space.

MEFTECH Innovation Awards offer an unrivaled multiplatform campaign that positions sponsors at the heart of its marketing and showcases your brand across all our channels; in print, online and in our social media space.

Why sponsor:

  • Access to an engaged audience of some of the most senior executives in the FINTECH community
  • Benefit from our extensive marketing programme
  • Align your brand with excellence and innovation
  • Present the award category of your choice
  • Entertain your clients, prospects and staff at the spectacular awards evening
  • Hand over the trophy to a deserving category winner
  • Highlight your brand to the global fintech sector

All sponsors receive:

  • Official awards sponsor status
  • Branding on all awards collateral promoting the awards up until the event
  • Branding on the MEFTECH Innovation Awards website along with a dedicated sponsor page
  • Branding on all invitations sent out to attendees
  • Branding at the awards evening including ceremony backdrop screen and event signage

Packages include:

  • Headline sponsor
  • Dinner sponsor
  • Category sponsor

The event is a fantastic opportunity to network with new and existing clients and peers in the elegant setting. Become a sponsor and ensure that industry leaders remember your company!

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