Saturday 13th December 2008
I trust all of you are well and getting ready for the holiday season!
Welcome to GBA member Intesa SanPaolo!
Thanks to all members who attended the GBA Summit recently held in London. The closed sessions presentations, as well as Summit pictures are now accessible on the “Members Only” section of the GBA website. If you encounter any difficulties opening any of the documents, please do not hesitate to contact Esther at firstname.lastname@example.org .
Mark your calendars!
GBA Summit 2009
Hosted by Standard Chartered in Singapore, the next GBA Summit will take place from September 30th to October 2nd, 2009. More details will be sent as the date approaches.
Please note that the next webinar for 2009 will take place on January 27 at 6:00 pm Washington DC time. The theme proposed for the first webinar of the year is Supply Chain finance and gender, which will be presented by fellow GBA member UPS Capital. Also, for future webinars, we have created a calendar which will be posted in the “Events” section of the website for your review. Should there be any topics you would like to discuss on the 6th or during other webinars, please let us know by contacting Esther at email@example.com.
Women only banking branch in Dubai
By Khaled Hijab in Beirut
LA Times, November 17, 2008
Emirates Islamic Bank pioneered a banking branch solely for women in Dubai. Apart from guaranteeing the access to female only, the branch offers banking products with discounts and packages as well as facilities tailored to women(…). For more, please visit: http://islamicfinanceupdates.wordpress.com/2008/11/17/women-only-banking-branch-in-dubai/
Creating Customer Experiences
By Trask, Bridget
Community Banker, October 2008
(…)Be an advocate for your customers- and let them know it. Customers naturally want to put their money in an institution that they believe is looking out for them. Banks need to consider that fact as they shape customer interactions.(…) For more, please visit: http://findarticles.com/p/articles/mi_qa5344/is_200810/ai_n30993354?tag=content;col1