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SME Banking Club is an association of business bankers aimed to provide relevant information on what banks and financial companies are offering for entrepreneurs, micro-, small and medium enterprises (SMEs).

CEE SME Banking Club Conference 2020
November 25 | Online

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6th Annual CEE SME Banking Club Conference 2020

During the upcoming 6th Annual SME Banking Club Conference 2020 in Central and Eastern Europe (CEE20), business bankers and fintech experts will meet as to discuss the latest digital transformation trends in SME banking segment and a role of new players in SME financial services’ market.

Key Topics


Cooperation Models Between Banks & FinTechs. Pitches of FinTechs focused on SMEs

Digital SME Banking

How to transform the business into a new reality

How AI is driving the banking revolution

AI in Banking. Making it Personal. Use cases

100% Online

A New Reality. A New Kind of Event

CEE SME Banking Awards 2020

Where the SME Banking community comes together to honor the best of the best in 2020

SME Banking Ecosystem

The building of the ecosystem is becoming a key competitive advantage

Why to attend?

Learn Best Practices

Meet 20+ speakers from different countries that are ready to share with you their best practices, views, and strategy on servicing SME customers!


All-day LIVE Stream from the Studio. Join online presentations, panel discussions, and workshops

Celebrate the best SME bankers in the region

The only SME Banking Awards in the region! Best SME bankers in 5 categories will be awarded during the Awards Ceremony at 7 pm on Nov 25. Let's celebrate it together! Join the Ceremony for free


Register till October 01 and participate online for free!

CEE SME Banking Awards 2020

The Best Online Banking in the CEE region 2020

The Best Mobile Banking in the CEE region 2020

The Best Digital Lending Solution in the CEE region 2020

The Best Digital Factoring Solution in the CEE region 2020

The Best Digital Trade Finance Solution in the CEE region 2020

The Best Digital Sales Tool for SMEs

Conference Schedule

14:00 – 15:00


Registration & Welcome Coffee at RBL_

15:00 – 17:00

How to make Open Banking more open?

Kamila Wincenciak
Krzysztof Grzeszczuk
Sergey Kravchenko
Bartosz Sawicki
Boyan Byanov
Konrad Szermanowicz
Magdalena Pośnik

17:00 – 18:00

Pitches of Fintechs focused on SMEs

Dmytro Syvolap
Jakub Makurat
Ivan Dovica
Mariusz Topór
Katharina Arnold Rokita
Domen Ursic
Gareth A. Davies

18:30 – 22:30

SME Banking Party

08:15 – 09:00

Conference opening

Registration & Welcome Coffee at the Heart Warsaw

09:05 – 10:15

How do you take innovation culture to the next level?

Bartosz Sawicki
John Mark Williams
Kam Chana
Olena Gryniuk
Paweł Jaszewski
Tomasz Sudaj

10:15 – 10:30

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Standalone Presentation (tbd)

11:00 – 12:30

SME Finance: Lending solutions that work
for SME customers, alternative funding products

Michał Tusznio
Michal Pawlik
Daniel Huszár
Christian Ruehmer
Auke Douwe Veenstra

13:30 – 14:30

Digitalization of Sales for SMEs

Piotr Suchodolski
Paweł Łaciński
Olena Gryniuk
Balázs Toldi
Adam Jano

15:00 – 16:00

Ready to subscribe to your next car? Are banks and leasing
companies enthusiastic about working in the CaaS model?

Rafał Ostrowski
Oana Stoenescu
Mariusz Włodarczyk
Łukasz Domański
Charles-Alexandre Gamba

16:30 – 18:00

Design Thinking Workshop

Maria Cenusa
ICG Integrated Consulting Group (Romania)

Maria Cenusa

16:30 – 18:00

Agile in Practice Workshop

John Mark Williams
Agile Business Consortium (UK)

John Mark Williams

16:30 – 18:00

New view on Ecosystem for SME customers. Roundtable

Katalin Kauzli
Partner Hub (Hungary)

Katalin Kauzli

Our Speakers


CEE Regional Director at SME Banking Club


Head of Sales at efcom (Germany)


Partner at ITDS (Poland)


Business Development Director at Partner HUB (Hungary)

Adi Engel

CBDO at vCita (Israel)

Sibylle Strack

CEO at Kontist (Germany)

Antti Myllymäki

Head of Artificial Intelligence at OP Financial Group (Finland)

Diana Dumitrescu

CEO at InnovX (Romania)


Chief Information Officer at
MONETA Money Bank (Czech Rep)


Startup Scout at KB SmartSolution
(Czech Rep)


Partnerships & Marketing Director at
Trade Finance Global (UK)

Raul Risnita

Head of Companies Digitization Department at Banca Transilvania (Romania)

Erik Brieva

CEO at Strands (Spain)

George Koukis

International Business Development Director at Neurosoft (Cyprus)

Dr. Carsten Wengel

Head of Sales and Distribution at Giesecke+Devrient (G+D) (Germany)

Jamie Burink

Head of Business Lending at Topicus (The Netherlands)

John Mark Williams

CEO at The Institute of Leadership & Management (UK)

Betül Kurtulus

Regional Director for the CEE, SEE &
Middle East at FCI

Christian Wolf

Head of Strategic Partnerships & Ecosystems at Raiffeisen Bank International (Austria)

Norbert Szenttamási

Head Of Product Development at Budapest Bank (Hungary)

Michal Pawlik

Technology team Head at Polish Factors Association

Pawel Franczyk

Head of FinTech Unit at Alior Bank (Poland)

Agnieszka Piróg

Product & Business Development Manager at Ailleron (Poland)

Bartłomiej Szymański

Senior Business Consultant at Ailleron (Poland)

Alexandr Putyato

Executive Director System Technologies (Belarus)

Marta Mroz-Sipiora

Product Manager at Asseco Poland

Gergely Tyukodi

Managing Director at OTP eBiz (Hungary)

Maureen Verbraeken

Customer Success Manager at FORM3 (UK)

Maximilian Schausberger

Managing Director at Elevator Ventures (Austria)

Piotr Filipiak

Business Solutions Consultant at Comarch (Poland)

Andrzej Krzeminski

CEO at AMVOX (Poland)


Registration tickets and event options meet needs of different types of attendees
  • Members

  • for SME Banking Club members

  • 0
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  • Non-members

  • for financial institutions

  • 700
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  • Other

  • for service/solution providers

  • 1000
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