As the leading mobile wallet in the Philippines, GCash is aiming to level up its partnership with the public sector to accelerate the adoption of cashless payments through a year-long workshop series.
The fintech player is poised to host the ‘GCash for the Nation’ annual conference and workshop series throughout 2023, highlighting its long-standing partnership with various private sector group and its vision of achieving ‘Finance for All’.
The workshop series will bring together key public sector stakeholders and tackle the future of digital financial services in pursuit of financial inclusion and fostering economic growth.
Recognizing the need to promote massive digital adoption in the country, the first workshop of the year-long program is entitled ‘Breaking Barriers toward a Digital Ecosystem’. It will focus on government regulations, new policies, and guidelines, as well as infrastructure and cybersecurity developments that will enable safe and secure adoption of digital payments. It will be held at the Manila Diamond Hotel, Roxas Blvd., Pasay City. The program will feature speakers from various national government agencies and local government units (LGU), including the Department of Interior and Local Government (DILG), the Government Procurement Policy Board – Technical Support Office, and the Commission on Audit, as well as executives from Globe Telecom, G-Xchange Inc., private sector partners, and other key stakeholders.
Succeeding workshops will be held throughout the year and include immersive talks and discussions centered on three key issues in the Fintech industry – Building Capabilities, Resilience, and Sustainability. These topics will highlight how the industry can be more effective in harnessing the power of digital technology, push for more innovations in the Fintech space for contingency and continuity, as well as enable and empower communities through financial technology.
“We are very proud to be a long-standing partner of the government for nation-building. Our alliance with the public and private sectors has allowed us to reach more Filipinos, especially the unbanked, and deliver more innovative and relevant financial products and services to them. Together with our partners, we strive to make a difference in the lives of Filipinos and make their lives better every day,” GCash president and CEO Martha Sazon said.
Through its robust and continuous collaborations with both the public and private sectors, GCash continues to shape the future of the digital financial space and transform the Philippines into a more financially inclusive country, focusing strongly on the nation’s sustainable economic growth and how it can benefit its growing population.