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Emirates NBD unveils “Future Banking Services” during Expo 2020

  • Emirates NBD Group is the first official partner of Expo 2020 Dubai in the field of banking services.

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Emirates NBD, the leading banking group in the Middle East, North Africa and Turkey, will unveil its ambitious vision for the future of banking services around the world, during the Expo 2020 Dubai, from October 1 to March 31, 2022, and will provide a distinguished package of services from On-the-ground banking experiences for global residents and visitors.

His Highness Sheikh Ahmed bin Saeed Al Maktoum, Chairman of the Board of Directors of Emirates NBD and Chairman of the Higher Committee of Expo 2020 Dubai, said: “Based on our global leadership in digital technologies and innovation and our prominent position in the financial services sector in the region, Emirates NBD Group is proud , as the first official partner of (Expo 2020 Dubai) in the field of banking services, to unveil the future banking services during the global event, where we derive our serious commitment from the vision of the wise leadership of the United Arab Emirates aimed at consolidating the pillars of a sustainable and innovation-based economy, and we look forward to supporting The main themes of (Expo 2020 Dubai), represented by opportunities, mobility and sustainability, through our interactive exhibitions that adopt the techniques of the next generation of technology to address the most pressing issues that most affect human life.”

His Highness added: "Expo 2020 Dubai will be a defining moment for us, especially as the country celebrates the golden jubilee in 2021, inspiring the world with its journey crowned with achievement and excellence, as it began its journey from the heart of the desert and today has become a global beacon and one of the most advanced and prosperous countries on earth. ».

"We look forward to inspiring visitors to this global event and launching positive and constructive dialogues about the possibilities available in the future," His Highness added.

For his part, Vice Chairman and Managing Director of Emirates NBD and Chairman of Emirates Islamic, Hisham Abdullah Al Qassim, said, “Holding this event, the first of its kind in the region, gives us an unparalleled opportunity to share our ambitious vision for the future of global banking and enhance our leadership position. in digital banking solutions.

Al Qassim added: “Our participation in (Expo 2020 Dubai) is in line with our deep-rooted legacy of providing pioneering innovations that are the first of their kind and that return with a tangible positive impact and contribute to simplifying and improving the lives of customers. In light of our deep commitment to supporting society and the environment, we eagerly look forward to introducing the world to new and sustainable ways of working, living and conducting banking transactions, in the light of an ambitious approach, which reflects the vision of His Highness Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Vice President and Prime Minister of the UAE and Ruler of Dubai, to make the city of Dubai A smart city that harnesses creativity to be able to provide the smoothest, most efficient and impactful living experience of its kind.”

He continued, "As the official Islamic banking partner for (Expo 2020 Dubai), we believe that this event will give us a valuable opportunity to reveal the ethical values ​​of Islamic banking services, which are the oldest banking system and the most connected to people's lives in the world, in addition to enhancing the access and capacity of these services. To promote responsible banking practices through the finest digital innovations.”

In support of the main theme of the exhibition “Connecting Minds, Creating the Future” and its sub-themes “Opportunities, Mobility and Sustainability”, the future banking services from Emirates NBD and Emirates Islamic confirm the group’s global leadership in providing digital banking services, by reviewing the role of technical development, robotics and intelligence. Artificial intelligence will support various aspects of our lives and anticipate the future in the coming decades in an unprecedented manner.

The “Future Banking Services” area extends over an area of ​​3,000 square feet on Al Wasl Road, and includes five distinct sections, each of which hosts innovative immersive and interactive exhibitions that highlight the role that banks will play in meeting customers’ needs in the future and achieving their aspirations and goals.

These innovative and futuristic exhibitions will enable millions of visitors from all over the world to interact with virtual personalities who will enrich their knowledge about proactive banking initiatives that seek to address the challenges of the future.

Each exhibition has been developed and designed to deliver tangible and sustainable impact, taking advantage of the latest emerging technologies, data science, the power of advanced systems, and new business opportunities and models.

The exhibitions include the concept of urban agriculture, which reveals the opportunities available to residents in the UAE, to be urban farmers and able to address food security challenges, and the Music Market exhibition, which seeks to bridge the gap in banking services located within a business environment dominated by the nature of temporary contracts, and independent contracted employees through Empowering independent music artists, as early-stage independent contractors, to efficiently manage their music and money, edutainment-based play-style edutainment concept Quantum computing, which enables visitors to impersonate a bank fraud protection officer, and Personal Data Economy exhibit that shows how tech-savvy individuals can Digital control and use of collected and anonymous personal data for profit, and the Green Citizenship Exhibition (Sustainability Theme) that employs smart mirrors to educate visitors by tracking and rewarding their positive green and healthy actions viaGiving them green points and health points, within their banking portfolios, to encourage them to adopt healthier lifestyles that take into account the safety of the environment and the planet in which we live.

Friendly branches for people of determination

The “Future Banking Services” area at Expo 2020 will host integrated branches of Emirates NBD and Emirates Islamic, to provide a comprehensive range of banking services covering personal services, small and medium-sized companies, corporate and institutional services, and trade finance.

The branches will be friendly to people of determination, and will be equipped with many facilities, such as the installation of floor signs and contact signs, stairs with side rails, Braille signage, ATMs, payment desks, low-rise counters and dedicated doors for people of determination.

Support technologies will include a system to assist customers with visual impairments, a hearing loop and an audio-touch map.

MasterCard Expo

Emirates NBD Group offers two exclusive payment card programs to enhance the experience of all visitors to Expo 2020 Dubai: the Emirates NBD Expo Prepaid MasterCard and the Emirates Islamic MasterCard Expo Credit Card, which will provide tourists and residents with a range of benefits Deals and discounts across more than 2,000 stores, restaurants, a range of leisure facilities and fitness centers, as well as special offers linked to Expo 2020 Dubai.

Ahmed bin Said:

• “We look forward to inspiring visitors to this global event and sparking positive and constructive conversations about the possibilities available in the future.”

• “(Expo 2020 Dubai) will be a defining moment for us, especially as the country celebrates the golden jubilee in 2021.”

Hisham Al Qassim: "Our participation in (Expo 2020 Dubai) comes in line with our long-established heritage in providing pioneering innovations that are considered the first of their kind."

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