Transfast Money Transfer, which houses Transfast and Transpay, is among the top-notch financial institutions award winners declared at the 6th Remittance and Mobile Money Expo that are to be honoured from today 2-3 February 2016, Footprint to Africa reports.
The Kalahari awards is an awards event organized to honour and recognize the best innovators and achievers in the Remittance and Mobile Money industry. The awards is organized as part of the Remittance & MobileMoneyExpo.
The winners of the awards were earlier announced and the named recipients where handed the awards today after a 2-days (Feb 02-03, 2016) summit held at the Lagos Oriental Hotel in Nigeria. The 6th Remittance and Mobile Money Expo is themed “Enabling low cost transactions”
Transfast- world money transfer were the biggest winners as they made away with 3 awards in there categories; Best Remittance Service award, the Best E-Commerce Payment Solution award and the Remittance Personality of the year – which was awarded to Jay Vix, Transfast’s Global Marketing Director who is an astute businessman, and is described as a Jack of many trades with expertise knowledge on data-driven strategy, integrated marketing, experiential marketing and consumer acquisition amidst many more qualifications..
The award selects and honours the top-notch of the breed in all the segments of digital payments and remittance services. The categories include: remittance providers, financial institutions, mobile network operators, mobile money providers, application providers, card services, micro-finance organizations, regulators and individuals in the ecosystem in Africa and yonder.
The expo at which the award winners were named is held annually in Nigeria to address the emerging trends in digital financial ecosystems in Africa covering regulations, technology, innovations from the supply and demand side value chain within Africa.
It attracts prominent figures in the fields of remittance, payment, mobile financial services, banking and financial technology suppliers across Africa and beyond.
The Kalahari awards place their focus on institutions that have made major contributions in the remittance and mobile financial arena, which Transfast, an international money transfer and Payment Company, majors in.