Arab Bankers Association

The Arab Bankers Association and In Focus Broadcasting launches “ABA TV – Future of Banking”


The Arab Bankers Association is working with In Focus Broadcasting to make this groundbreaking new programme for the Arab banking sector to create content and a voice recognising the major themes in the banking the financial services sector in the Arab world and beyond.


Click below to watch the programme trailer:



The programme will feature industry interviews, news-style reports along with sponsored editorial profiles. Presented by current BBC World presenter Samantha Simmonds, the programme will bring the sector to life, raise awareness of key issues and look at the sector and those that support it.


George Kanaan, Arab Bankers Association:


“The ABA is looking forward to working with In Focus to examine and reflect on the Arab banking industry as it goes forward. This programme will highlight the great work going on in the sector and look at the exciting future of the industry. Key aims will be to encourage discussion on the most important issues, engage with industry stakeholders in the UK, Europe and throughout the Arab world, and connect the audience with the latest changes, best practice and innovation that is helping the sector to thrive and fuel economic growth.”


David Ward, In Focus Broadcasting:


“We are delighted to work with the ABA and shine a light on the Arab banking sector in the UK, Europe and the Arab world. The programme will explore the sector, address the challenges and opportunities, and champion the industry and those who deserve recognition on such a platform.”


To be premiered in London, spring 2019, it will reach all parts of the banking and financial services sector across the UK, GCC, Arab States and MENA.


For more information, or to feature in the programme, please contact David Ward at