Bahrain Islamic Bank Partners with the World's Largest Gathering of Islamic Finance Leaders

High-level discussions and debate at the 16th Annual World Islamic Banking Conference (WIBC 2009) will be even more critical this year as key decision makers in the global Islamic banking industry look to strengthen their market position, seek renewed growth paths, revisit risk management imperatives, as well as explore high-potential new markets that continue to emerge.

1,200 market leaders. 50 countries. 1 Gathering: WIBC 2009

Bahrain Islamic Bank
confirms platinum sponsorship of the 16th Annual WIBC, the World's Largest Gathering of Islamic Finance Leaders.

New Highlights of WIBC 2009

Roula Khalaf confirms as the Moderator of WIBC 2009:

Roula Khalaf, the Middle East editor of the Financial Times (FT) has confirmed her participation as the Moderator for WIBC 2009. A well-known name in the regional and international media circuit, Roula Khalaf has the overall responsibility for the coverage in FT's Middle East edition. Roula will bring her expertise to bear on managing the interactive debate sessions and ensure that delegates to WIBC 2009 focus on tackling the key issues that will shape the future of the industry.

Roula Khalaf
Middle East Editor
Financial Times

The World Comes to WIBC: China & Islamic Finance

WIBC 2009 will feature the Country Focus Roundtable. We are delighted to have confirmed Mayfair Pacific (Hong Kong) Managing Director Christina Tung to provide new insights into emerging opportunities for Islamic finance in China. In addition, a fully-fledged Bahrain pavilion hosted by the Bahrain Association of Banks (BAB), plus the UK Pavilion hosted by UKTI will showcase the latest innovations by the leading institutions in these markets.


Christina Tung
Managing Director
Mayfair Pacific (Hong Kong)