For Over 20 Years, The World’s Largest Gathering Of Islamic Finance Leaders

Launched in 1994, The World Islamic Banking Conference (WIBC) has become an iconic brand internationally recognised as the largest and most significant gathering of Islamic banking and finance leaders anywhere in the world. The World Islamic Banking Conference is being held annually at the Gulf Hotel in Bahrain.

Unique Features Of Wibc:

21 years of extraordinary success and growth as a result of meeting the business needs of the market leaders
The world’s largest annual gathering of international Islamic finance leaders: More than 1,300 industry leaders from over 50 countries attend WIBC each year.More than 65 partners, sponsors and exhibitors representing almost every significant market leader in the global Islamic finance industry

  • The WIBC Ernst & Young Competitiveness Report – a critical reference resource for industry decision-makers, providing unique strategic insights on the performance and direction of Islamic finance
  • The ‘World Comes to WIBC' initiative – Strategic partnerships with the Central Bank of Bahrain, UK Trade & Investment, Invest in France, Luxembourg for Finance, the Monetary Authority of Singapore, the US Chamber of Commerce and Invest in Mauritius to bring the decision-makers together from the most significant and high-potential markets in the world
  • A format that is so much more than just speeches – The WIBC Sidelines is where international groups hold their AGMs, CEOs interact in Closed-Door sessions, and the premium Business Lounge provides a genuinely unique environment for optimising high-level onsite networking.
  • Our Strategic Partners are world leaders in their respective fields and include key government finance and regulatory agencies such as the Central Bank of Bahrain, UK Trade & Investment, and the Monetary Authority of Singapore. These and our other strategic alliances with international thought leaders, including Ernst & Young, further strengthen WIBC’s long-standing history of brand leadership in the Islamic finance industry worldwide.