About ADFW

Building on ADGM’s success of its flagship initiative Fintech Abu Dhabi since 2017, which attracted 18,500 participants, 200+ speakers, 100+ startups and 75+ ecosystem partners.

Abu Dhabi Finance Week is a week-long engagement addressing a spectrum of economic issues: financial technology & innovation, startups & enterprise, venture funding & investment, asset management & capital markets, economic policy & regulation.

Key Themes

Abu Dhabi Finance Week will present a spectrum of events that will unite key themes from the world of finance under one mega-platform.



Explore the intersection between finance and technology as well as the opportunities that exist in new age finance.

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Discover the long-term growth and development of crypto, blockchain, NFTs, tokenization and decentralized finance.

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Understand Regulation, Awareness, Collaboration & Ecosystem, which are the key components for true sustainability

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Startup Campus

Interact with the brightest minds in the startup ecosystem with a platform to discuss funding, scaling up and building the next generation of unicorns.

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Why attend ADFW


Exploring new frontiers

Over the week, leading global speakers, entrepreneurs, financial regulators, investors, and experts will examine the next generation of finance and what it means for organizations, their clients and society at large. Experts will explore how innovations are making their way from the drawing board to mainstream and shaping our financial future.


Actioning positive impact

Abu Dhabi Finance Week will provide the platform to catalyse ideas into action with a larger objective of actioning positive human impact. Business leaders, regulators, investors and global stakeholders will detail how we can create working relationships and communities to lead greater outcomes for all.


Engaging with global investors

Marquee events during the week such as Investors’ Forum and Fintech Abu Dhabi will help the ecosystem navigate this dynamic landscape by tapping into the perspectives of top global investors, finance leaders, regulators and policy makers as well as understanding what they see on the horizon for global financial markets.

Our Partners

Strategic AI partner

Strategic Economic Partner

Strategic Technology Partner

Official Airline


Destination & Cultural Partner

Official Partners

Explore Abu Dhabi

Abu Dhabi is the perfect gateway to the Middle East, Africa and South Asia, offering world-class infrastructure with connectivity across four time zones. The capital of the UAE has been regarded as one of the best places to do business, invest, live and work.

Positioned as a global business hub with policy and regulatory reforms that enhance the ease of doing business, Abu Dhabi offers a strong and stable economy that supports long-term, sustainable growth of companies within the private sector.

Fintech AD 2021

Fintech Abu Dhabi is the MENA region’s leading Fintech event reinforcing the UAE’s position as a world-class Fintech hub by bringing together global stakeholders to discuss and launch ideas within the ecosystem.

Launched by ADGM in 2017, it has become a much-anticipated Fintech event with 18,500 participants, 200+ speakers, 100+ startups & 75+ ecosystem partners showcasing thought-leadership, strategy, innovation & latest initiatives that are transforming the financial services landscape.