Seamless Saudi Arabia 2022

Strategic Partner


Saudi Payments



Saudi Payments Signs a Strategic Agreement to Sponsor Seamless for the First Time in Riyadh



Riyadh, 9 August 2022 – Saudi Payments signed a strategic sponsorship agreement to sponsor Seamless, the world’s leading payments and commerce technology conference and exhibition, which is organized for the first time in Riyadh, Saudi Arabia, during the period from 2 to 3 November, 2022.

Mr. Abdulaziz AlAfaleg, Managing Director at Saudi Payments and Mr. Joseph Ridley, General Manager at Terrapinn Middle East, signed the agreement at Saudi Payments facility in Riyadh.

Over the past 23 years, Seamless has become the annual forum that brings together the entire banking and financial services value chain to discuss, debate, and shape the future of the commerce ecosystem, with the focus this year on driving sustainable economic growth and diversification, as well as addressing the biggest challenges and opportunities in the Saudi market.

Mr. Abdulaziz AlAfaleg, Managing Director at Saudi Payments, said: “Sponsoring Seamless comes as a priority to strengthen the Kingdom’s leading position as the technical and digital capital of the region, and to support leadership and innovation in the field of financial technology.” He added: “The presence and participation of international experts in the conference which will be hosted in Riyadh for the first time will enable the payments ecosystem in Saudi Arabia to effectively contribute to these important discussions, and accelerate the transition to a society less dependent on cash, in line with the Saudi Central Bank’s strategy and the aspirations of the Financial Sector Development Program, one of the programs of Vision 2030.”

Mr. Joseph Ridley, General Manager at Terrapinn Middle East said: “We are proud of our partnership with Saudi Payments to launch Seamless in Saudi Arabia, which represents a platform to exchange ideas and share knowledge in the Saudi marketplace. We believe that the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia has all the ingredients for a perfect environment making it an exciting market for growth in 2022 and beyond.”

Seamless is expected to feature more than 200 leading industry speakers and over 150 sponsors and exhibitors. Thousands of SMEs, enterprises, academia, practitioners, thought leaders, and global solution providers will come together to discuss the latest innovations and technologies.

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About Saudi Payments:

Saudi Payments is the national foundation of digital payments and the developer and operator of the national payment infrastructure in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia with the aim to accelerate the transition to a society less dependent on cash, in line with the Saudi Central Bank´s strategy and the aspirations of the Financial Sector Development Program (FSDP) towards achieving the goals of Saudi Vision 2030. The entity operates under the supervision of the Saudi Central Bank (SAMA), offering secure and interoperable digital payment solutions.


About Terrapinn Middle East:

Terrapinn events inspire and transform business. We’ve been sparking ideas, innovations and relationships that transform business for over 30 years. Using our global footprint, we bring innovators, disrupters and change agents together, discussing and demonstrating the technology, strategies and personalities that are changing the way the world does business. Our world leading events bring scale, knowledge and gravitas to promote innovation and technology that changes people’s lives. Whether it is solar and renewables in Africa, education technology in Australia, payments and e-commerce in Asia, railways in the Middle East, orphan drugs in the Americas, or aviation in Europe, our events make a difference. We are creative, organic and customer-focused, curating content for the specific industry and location of each event. Whether you’re looking to make new connections, introduce product or inspire change in your industry, we invite you to join us as agitators of change. Terrapinn – spark something.


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