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4th Global Microfinance Investment Congress – May 16-17 2011

The 4th annual Global Microfinance Investment Congress (GMIC) is scheduled to be held from May 16th to May 17th 2011 at the New York Hotel in NY City. Since its inception, GMIC has established itself as the premier event for investors, Microfinance Investment Vehicles (MIVs) and Microfinance Institutions (MFIs) to meet, collaborate, and share best practices for success in microfinance investing.

This  Conference has seen many relationships forged and deals are made.  Thought-leaders from around the world discuss the current global market for microfinance, the latest strategies for the most appropriate allocation of capital and solutions for current overcrowding within funds.

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Microfinance Investment Congress

Annually, this event welcomes microfinance pioneers and stakeholders from over 50 countries, who use this industry-leading event to network and share their perspectives on the commercialization of global microfinance investment opportunities.

The agenda – identified through objective market research with experts from the capital markets, institutional investors, MFIs, policy makers, microfinance networks and industry advisors – addresses the key challenges and opportunities within today’s microfinance landscape. Each session, whether you’re already engaged in microfinance investments or you’re in the initial stages of evaluating whether this is a viable investment vehicle for your portfolio, will be pertinent and of value to you.

Attend to gain invaluable insights into the fundamental issues surrounding today’s global microfinance investment markets, primarily:

  • Emerging markets for microfinance and future investment opportunities

  • The latest strategies for overcoming microfinance investment risk
  • Sourcing techniques to pinpoint potential institutional and private investors
  • Understanding and evaluating tools for successfully measuring social performance in microfinance
  • Evaluating the impact of the rise in mobile banking on microfinance
  • Developing and expanding successful tier 2 and 3 MFIs
  • Discovering innovative distribution channels to advance the availability of micro insurance products and services

The Global Microfinance Investment Congress is expected to attract representatives from top central banks, commercial banks, multilateral investors, foundations and family offices to help shape the future of the global microfinance market.

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