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Cherry Bekaert LLP Partners with FinTech South Conference to Promote Region’s FinTech Economy

calendar iconMarch 20, 2019

Cherry Bekaert LLP (“the Firm”) announces its partnership with the FinTech South conference. Following a sold-out event in 2018, the conference returns to Mercedes-Benz Stadium in Atlanta, April 22 through April 23, 2019.

A global exchange of insights, innovations and trends fueling tomorrow’s financial tech industry, FinTech South will feature international speakers across 24 sessions covering the most important trends and topics in payments, commerce and financial services. Keynotes, panel discussions and innovation spotlights will cover a variety of topics, including blockchain, open banking, digital identity, financial inclusion, real-time payments, gig economy, crypto and lending.

“FinTech South showcases the global demand of accelerating the financial tech market,” said Michael Valerio, lead technology partner in the Firm’s Atlanta practice. “We’re proud to collaborate with Technology Association of Georgia (“TAG”) to support the impressive growth that’s taking place in the FinTech community, both in Georgia and throughout the South. The opportunities are endless for the innovative companies that are taking part in the event, and we look forward to learning more about their technologies.”

Hosted by TAG, the conference offers an opportunity to engage with hundreds of companies, including regional leaders that generate more than $72 billion in revenues and process more than 118 billion transactions annually.

Register now for FinTech South 2019.


TAG is the leading technology industry association in the state, serving more than 35,000 members through regional chapters in Metro Atlanta, Athens, Augusta, Columbus, Macon/Middle Georgia, and Savannah. TAG’s mission is to educate, promote, influence and unite Georgia’s technology community to foster an innovative and connected marketplace that stimulates and enhances a tech-based economy.

Additionally, TAG’s charitable arm, the TAG Education Collaborative, focuses on helping science, technology, engineering and math education initiatives thrive. For more information, visit the TAG website, TAG’s community website to learn about the TAG-Ed Collaborative.