JRK Training & Consulting,Visa Successfully Host Inaugural Botswana Annual Payments Summit

JRK Training and Consulting successfully hosted its first installment of a dynamic two-day Payments Summit on April 23rd, 2024, at Hotel 430. The event, sponsored by global payment technology leader VISA, attracted key industry players, stakeholders, and enthusiasts aiming to revolutionise the payments landscape.

The summit was honored to welcome the distinguished presence of the Minister of Communications, Knowledge, and Technology, Honourable Thulaganyo Segokgo, who delivered an insightful keynote address. Minister Segokgo’s presence underscored the government’s commitment to fostering innovation and collaboration within the payments sector.

“Innovation is at the heart of technological advancements in payment systems. We are committed to fostering an environment that encourages innovation, collaboration between industry players, startups, and academia. By nurturing a vibrant ecosystem of ideas and technologies, we can drive continuous improvement in payment processes and user experiences,” shared Minister Segokgo.

The inaugural Payments Summit served as a vital platform for industry leaders to convene and strategise on enhancing the efficiency, security, and accessibility of payment systems. Through engaging panel discussions, interactive workshops, and networking opportunities, participants explored innovative solutions and best practices to address the evolving needs of consumers and businesses.

Speaking about the significance of the summit, Managing Director of JRK Training and Consulting, Mrs Constance Storom, said, “We are thrilled to have hosted this landmark event in collaboration with VISA, and we are deeply grateful to Minister Thulaganyo Segokgo for gracing us with his presence. The Payments Summit marks a pivotal moment in our collective efforts to drive positive change and innovation in the payments industry.”

The summit’s agenda encompassed a wide range of topics, including digital transformation, cybersecurity, regulatory compliance, and the adoption of emerging technologies such as blockchain and artificial intelligence. Participants engaged in lively discussions and exchanged insights on navigating the complex landscape of modern payment ecosystems.

“As a leading provider of training and consulting services in the payments sector, JRK is committed to empowering organisations with the knowledge and skills needed to thrive in an increasingly digital world,” added Mrs Storom “We look forward to building on the success of this inaugural summit and continuing to collaborate with industry partners to shape the future of payments.”

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