Fintech’s top innovators will attend the Digital Mortgage Conference in Las Vegas.
Excitement builds as the hottest conference in the financial industry is a mere three months away.
“Fintech” or financial technology has hit the mainstream finance world. No longer radical visionaries on the sidelines, fintech has infiltrated even the largest, most traditional financial institutions. The future of banking is tech.
As the digital sphere takes over the real work of the banking and mortgage world, industry leaders like California-based ABT (Access Business Technologies) are delving into this new frontier.
With innovators like ABT on the invite list and big-name bankers stepping onto the stage to have their ear, the agenda will be jam-packed with innovation on the cutting edge of mortgage tech.
From the brilliant content to the glittering venue, this conference is focused on the future.
Recipe for Success
The Digital Mortgage Conference will be held September 17-18, 2018 in radiant Las Vegas, Nevada. As the leading mortgage tech event of the year, attendees will mingle with mortgage buying and lending folks who stand at the head of the industry.
At the heart of the conference are “disruptors” or industry folks who do things so differently that it has disrupted traditional business processes and made waves beyond even their company.
In essence, this conference takes innovators who went rogue and pushes them straight into the spotlight.
Launched in 2016 with more than 750 attendees, the Digital Mortgage conference has quickly earned the reputation of being at the epicenter of the mortgage industry’s digital transformation.
As it uncovers and rewards successful guerilla fintech tactics, the conference has generated a massive buzz. After only one year, the event saw over 40% growth with more than 1200+ in attendance.
The digital trajectory of the home buying process ensures that this year will be no different.
The Digital Mortgage 2018 conference continues “themes such as faster access to funds, digital-first capabilities, artificial intelligence, shifting markets and demographics and [how] blockchain will challenge mortgage lenders to seek the best solutions in order to not be left behind.”
40 live demos will showcase digital solutions and decision makers across the mortgage ecosystem.
Main Flavor of the Conference: Innovation
The thread of tech-savvy innovation runs through every minute of the conference agenda.
Opening speaker Anthonly Hsieh, Founder and CEO of loanDepot will kick things off with Digital Disruption: Customer-Centric Acquisition Strategies and Service Convergence. He will set the stage for how unconventional methods are moving the industry forwards.
Next up will be Purchase is Here: Bridging Online with In-Person moderated by Grant Moon, CEO of Home Captain and presented by top finance folks. This presentation will explain how the entire industry is pivoting towards online interactions with customers.
A Taste of What Digital Mortgage Will Offer
On Day 1, three parallel tracks will be running throughout the conference to outline the essential focus on mortgage tech. Presentations will fall under the topics of Business Impact, Emerging Technologies, and The Digital Experience.
At 3:45 p.m. on the 17th, conference goers can attend Alexa, Siri, and the World of Virtual Assistants in Mortgage presented by Kelli Scott from Blend, Roberto Hernandez from PricewaterhouseCoopers and Rocky Stubbs from Flagstar Bank.
At 4:10 p.m. Michael Kolbrener from PromonTech will moderate a panel including Grace Qi, Blend’s Product Manager entitled What Can AI Do for Mortgage?
Day 2 of the conference features an live interview at 10:50 a.m. on June 18th by Penny Crosman, Editor at Large ofor American Banker. She will be speaking with Bank of America’s John C. Schleck about the bank’s move to a digital mortgage strategy. Seeing how the big boys move into the digital world is sure to be an interesting session.
ABT will host a kiosk at the conference, with information on their state-of-the-art platform MortgageWorkSpace developed for lenders. Staff is available to show the software and answer questions.
The conference ends on a high note with Final Thoughts: The Future of Fintech and Innovation in the Home Buying & Selling Ecosystem at 4:20 p.m. The conference is followed by an informal happy hour immediately following the break and an after-party with plenty of networking opportunities.
The Icing on the Cake
Beyond quality and substance, this conference offers attendees a venue with more life than usual.
In line with its unconventional focus, Digital Mortgage 2018 takes the finance industry players out of the business hotel and into the swanky Cosmopolitan of Las Vegas.
Daytime is all business, but once the conference is over, it’s time to relax and enjoy the fabulous city of Las Vegas. With hotel amenities like a pool, spa, salon, fitness, and shops, the Cosmopolitan is not your ordinary finance conference.
Don’t forget to partake of the hotel’s digital art exhibits and turn your conference into a true experience to remember.
Read up on ABT’s innovative software ahead of the conference by visiting the ABT website.