Events

GTR West Africa 2020

Start date: February 4, 2020

End date: February 5, 2020

Location: Eko Hotel & Suites, Lagos, Nigeria (1415 Adetokunbo Ademola Street, Victoria Island), Lagos, Nigeria

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GTR West Africa 2020

Innovators, business leaders and influencers from regional corporates and MNCs, government agencies, financial institutions and industry bodies will gather to present a comprehensive view of trade and infrastructure financing opportunities across the West African region. Key government actors and regulators, financiers and risk management experts will explore key regional trade and infrastructure investment trends, financing hurdles and innovative solutions within areas such as commodities trade, manufacturing and agribusiness.

For regional corporates and trade financiers looking to make their next move, GTR West Africa provides the ideal platform to expand professional networks and hear cutting-edge perspectives from a wide range of trade and export finance experts.

GTR India 2020

Date: February 10, 2020

Location: Taj Lands End, Mumbai, India

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GTR India 2020

India’s premier gathering for local corporates, treasurers, trade financiers and service providers, GTR India 2020 will return to Mumbai on February 10, 2020.

The only event of its kind for the Indian market, this multiformat conference allows both domestic and international delegates to meet face-to-face to discuss their priorities and consider potential business opportunities. With over 300 delegates expected in attendance, discussions will focus on the key issues impacting on the Indian trade market, with strong focus on corporate treasury priorities and the evolving fintech sector.

GTR Mena 2020

Start date: February 17, 2020

End date: February 18, 2020

Location: Jumeirah Emirates Towers, Dubai, UAE

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GTR Mena 2020

Widely recognised as the most comprehensive and long-established trade finance gathering for the Middle East, GTR MENA 2020 will return to Dubai on February 17-18, 2020.

The event is set to welcome over 800 key figures from the regional and global markets and provide access to hundreds of companies engaged in international trade, all of whom are keen to discuss their financing priorities and the future of trade in the Middle East.

Agenda themes for consideration will range from geopolitical tensions to the region’s many infrastructure demands and requirements, the role of new technologies and innovations to creating a thriving environment for conducting trade business, the event offering an unrivalled platform for growing awareness of market challenges.

GTR Africa 2020

Start date: March 11, 2020

End date: March 12, 2020

Location: Cape Town International Convention Centre (CTICC 2), Cape Town, South Africa

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GTR Africa 2020

GTR Africa returns to Cape Town on March 11-12. Now the definitive event for the key industry players in African trade, 2020’s gathering is set to welcome a record attendance of over 400 representatives, all of whom are keen to discuss the unrivalled business opportunities found in Africa.

Get the chance to hear from a wide range of experts, from government representatives to financiers, export credit agencies and corporate contractors, all of whom are keen to discuss the latest developments, challenges and opportunities to be found in the exciting and diverse Sub-Saharan market, as well as of course unrivalled opportunities to network and enjoy the more social aspects of the week in the fantastic setting of Cape Town!

GTR India 2020

Date: February 10, 2020

Location: Taj Lands End, Mumbai, India

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GTR India 2020

India’s premier gathering for local corporates, treasurers, trade financiers and service providers, GTR India 2020 will return to Mumbai on February 10, 2020.

The only event of its kind for the Indian market, this multiformat conference allows both domestic and international delegates to meet face-to-face to discuss their priorities and consider potential business opportunities. With over 300 delegates expected in attendance, discussions will focus on the key issues impacting on the Indian trade market, with strong focus on corporate treasury priorities and the evolving fintech sector.

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GTR West Africa 2020

Start date: February 4, 2020

End date: February 5, 2020

Location: Eko Hotel & Suites, Lagos, Nigeria (1415 Adetokunbo Ademola Street, Victoria Island), Lagos, Nigeria

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GTR West Africa 2020

Innovators, business leaders and influencers from regional corporates and MNCs, government agencies, financial institutions and industry bodies will gather to present a comprehensive view of trade and infrastructure financing opportunities across the West African region. Key government actors and regulators, financiers and risk management experts will explore key regional trade and infrastructure investment trends, financing hurdles and innovative solutions within areas such as commodities trade, manufacturing and agribusiness.

For regional corporates and trade financiers looking to make their next move, GTR West Africa provides the ideal platform to expand professional networks and hear cutting-edge perspectives from a wide range of trade and export finance experts.

GTR Africa 2020

Start date: March 11, 2020

End date: March 12, 2020

Location: Cape Town International Convention Centre (CTICC 2), Cape Town, South Africa

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GTR Africa 2020

GTR Africa returns to Cape Town on March 11-12. Now the definitive event for the key industry players in African trade, 2020’s gathering is set to welcome a record attendance of over 400 representatives, all of whom are keen to discuss the unrivalled business opportunities found in Africa.

Get the chance to hear from a wide range of experts, from government representatives to financiers, export credit agencies and corporate contractors, all of whom are keen to discuss the latest developments, challenges and opportunities to be found in the exciting and diverse Sub-Saharan market, as well as of course unrivalled opportunities to network and enjoy the more social aspects of the week in the fantastic setting of Cape Town!

There are no upcoming events.

GTR Mena 2020

Start date: February 17, 2020

End date: February 18, 2020

Location: Jumeirah Emirates Towers, Dubai, UAE

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GTR Mena 2020

Widely recognised as the most comprehensive and long-established trade finance gathering for the Middle East, GTR MENA 2020 will return to Dubai on February 17-18, 2020.

The event is set to welcome over 800 key figures from the regional and global markets and provide access to hundreds of companies engaged in international trade, all of whom are keen to discuss their financing priorities and the future of trade in the Middle East.

Agenda themes for consideration will range from geopolitical tensions to the region’s many infrastructure demands and requirements, the role of new technologies and innovations to creating a thriving environment for conducting trade business, the event offering an unrivalled platform for growing awareness of market challenges.

GTR Nordics 2019

Date: November 19, 2019

Location: Radisson Blu Waterfront, Stockholm, Stockholm, Sweden

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GTR Nordics 2019

GTR Nordics 2019 will return to Stockholm on November 19. With an expected attendance of over 450 of the region’s top trade finance experts, insurers, bankers, ECAs, technology innovators, government bodies and corporates of all sizes, GTR Nordics will be the go-to networking event of the year for all those tasked with facilitating physical commerce and trade financing.

With the Nordic business community maintaining its position at the forefront of global innovation, this event will be the ideal forum to discuss the latest trends and strategic developments across key trade sectors, and their impact on trade and export financing requirements. Insight was provided on the impact of growing global protectionism on trade and the innovative business models developing across key exports sectors, from Volvo’s provision of ‘Equipment as a Service’ to the importance of Turkish EPC contractor Yapi Merkezi’s financial offering when bidding for large infrastructure contracts. The digitisation of trade and trade finance was highlighted as a fundamental requirement for future development, posing a challenge to the trade finance market’s incumbents. With preparations for the next GTR Nordics event already underway, ensure you join hundreds of your market peers in Stockholm on November 19 to gain business-critical insight, create crucial contacts and get ahead of the game.

GTR Africa London 2019

Date: November 13, 2019

Location: Park Plaza London Victoria, London, UK

GTR Africa London 2019

The dynamics surrounding trade and infrastructure finance for Africa are changing. Join over 300 industry leaders in London for GTR Africa London 2019, the key annual gathering for a wide range of domestic and international trade, export and infrastructure finance professionals from the African region.

Formally known as the GTR Africa Trade & Infrastructure Finance Conference, GTR Africa London will provide a multiformat conference format allowing delegates to hear the latest developments on a range of topics including ECA and infrastructure finance, trade and commodity finance, fintech and more. This annual event is fast becoming the premier London-based trade finance gathering for Africa-focused corporates and financiers, with the aim to unlock a valuable dividend for both investors and companies. Broaden your horizons and forge new relationships focused on high quality and long-term investments in Africa – save the date!

GTR Southern Africa 2019

Start date: October 30, 2019

End date: October 31, 2019

Location: Avani Victoria Falls Resort, Victoria Falls, Zambia

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GTR Southern Africa 2019

With overwhelmingly positive feedback from 2018, GTR eagerly returns to Victoria Falls for the second instalment of GTR Southern Africa, the leading gathering of trade, supply chain, corporate and banking representatives for Southern Africa.

The event promises a highly anticipated opportunity to connect with the key players in this exciting region and is set to welcome a host of senior government representatives, sovereign and corporate borrowers, project sponsors, risk management specialists and financing experts, and provide direct insight on the initiatives being undertaken to facilitate trade and infrastructure investment in Southern Africa’s growth hot spots.

GTR Europe 2019

Date: October 14, 2019

Location: Pullman Paris Eiffel Tower, Paris, France

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GTR Europe 2019

GTR Europe 2019 returns to Paris to welcome regional trade experts from across the continent. A key market gathering for European trade and export finance business heads and key relationship builders, the event will further expand on GTR’s unrivalled reach across the regional and global trade finance market.

Expected to welcome over 250 delegates from 15 countries, the conference will deliver a well-rounded outlook on Europe’s economic growth, trade concerns and priorities for the future, allowing representatives to share their insights on the most current topics.

This one-day event features sessions addressed by and for corporates and is one not to be missed by those looking to build trade relations across a range of exciting markets!

World of Open Account (WOA) First Community Convention

Start date: October 7, 2019

End date: October 8, 2019

Location: Antwerp, Belgium

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World of Open Account (WOA) First Community Convention

WOA is a digital platform that facilitates cooperation, learning and innovation in the global ecosystem of receivables finance and related Open Account activities.

WOA’s mission is to improve business skills and create new business opportunities for all community members and to increase the understanding and adoption of receivables finance.

The World of Open Account is in the first place a digital community. But once per year the community goes off-line to meet for real. To discuss business opportunities. To share insights and opinions. To be updated on trends and innovation.

GTR Commodities 2019

Date: September 19, 2019

Location: Hotel President Wilson, Geneva, Switzerland

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GTR Commodities 2019

Following several successful years in Lugano, GTR’s annual event for the global commodities sector will relocate to Geneva for 2019, taking place at the Hotel President Wilson on September 19.

Widely regarded as one of the premier gatherings for the global commodity financing sector, GTR Commodities 2019 will provide an unrivalled forum for networking and discussion on the key issues impacting on the global commodities market, from financing trends to geopolitical factors, sector profiles, risk management strategies, sustainability issues and the role of technology.

Attendees will benefit from critical market insight and idea sharing through a series of informative discussions, debates, case studies and breakouts, whilst the unchallenged networking opportunities available at every GTR event will provide access to over 100 companies engaged in commodity finance business, including trading companies, multinationals, financial institutions and service providers.

Trade Rocks! Drinks and After Party by GTR & GTR Ventures

Date: September 4, 2019

Location: Monti at the Fullerton Pavilion, Singapore

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Trade Rocks! Drinks and After Party by GTR & GTR Ventures

Trade Rocks! – an exclusive private event organised by GTR & GTR Ventures – is an opportunity for multiple communities from trade, treasury, banking, capital markets, venture capital, funds, fintechs and insurtechs to come together. Network over sunset drinks and an afterparty under the stars, while overlooking the Marina Bay waterfront!

Venue: Monti at the Fullerton Pavilion

Drinks : from 18:00

Afterparty : from 22:00 till late

THIS EVENT IS BY INVITATION ONLY

Cheers! Watch this space as we announce more details. Register your early bird interest early with David at dli@gtrventures.vc

GTR Asia 2019

Start date: September 3, 2019

End date: September 4, 2019

Location: Marina Bay Sands Expo and Convention Centre, Singapore

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GTR Asia 2019

GTR Asia 2019 (formerly known as Asia Trade & Treasury Week) will return to Singapore September 3-4, 2019. Recognised as the world’s largest international gathering for the trade, commodity, fintech and treasury community, GTR’s annual event in Singapore last year welcomed a record-breaking total of over 1,100 industry participants from local and international banks to multinational corporations and SMEs, independent financiers, commodity brokers and traders, insurers and risk managers, lawyers, consultants, ECAs and multilaterals and more!

2019’s event is set to be even bigger and better! Participants will have the chance to hear over 100 of the world’s leading trade, treasury and fintech experts reflecting on developments in the Asian market and more globally, whilst also having the chance to network and discuss trade priorities with over 500 different companies.

GTR US 2019

Date: June 13, 2019

Location: Swissôtel, Chicago, United States

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GTR US 2019

The GTR US conference is set to return to Chicago for its third consecutive year on June 13, 2019.

Amidst ongoing global geopolitical volatility and technological disruption across the trade sector, the strategic challenges surrounding trade financing, working capital optimization, and credit risk management remain a firm fixture on the boardroom agenda. A rapidly evolving market offering competing digital solutions across physical trade flows and the associated financing sectors only adds to the complexity faced by those tasked with financing US commerce.

FCI 51st Annual Meeting

Start date: June 9, 2019

End date: June 14, 2019

Location: Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam

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FCI 51st Annual Meeting

FCI Annual Meeting is attended by both the group of chief executives as well as those executives in charge of international factoring. We expect 200-250 attendees coming from all over the world.

This annual meeting will gauge the direction of the industry and discuss and debate the most important developments, such as:

  • The rise of fintechs/blockchain technology and their possible benefits and potential threats to the Receivables Finance industry;
  • The impact of Basel regulatory capital requirements and the use of credit insurance as a risk mitigation tool and their combined effect on capital adequacy;
  • The benefits of establishing a Supply Chain Finance (SCF) platform inside a bank/receivables finance operation;
  • The launch of FCIreverse, FCI’s proprietary global community reverse factoring network, that will allow members to on-board anchor buyers and their domestic and international suppliers.

GTR East Africa 2019

Start date: May 21, 2019

End date: May 22, 2019

Location: Radisson Blu Hotel Upper Hill, Nairobi, Kenya

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GTR East Africa 2019

For over a decade, the GTR East Africa conference has brought together leading commodity producers and traders, manufacturers, trade finance specialists, risk management experts, and trade tech innovators, providing unrivalled insight on operating in this exciting region. On May 21-22, 2019 the conference returns to Nairobi to deliver A cutting edge agenda which will place emphasis on maximum audience interaction, highlighting the alternative trade financing sources and innovative solutions enabling institutions and corporates to maximise on intra-African trade opportunities, manage global market volatility, and enable financing throughout the trade value chain.

The comprehensive two-day programme will provide an insightful view of the East African trade landscape, featuring in-depth analysis of geopolitical and macroeconomic trends, regulatory and finance sector developments, and the trade financing and risk mitigation techniques being utilised throughout key regional value chains, from agribusiness to oil and gas and value-add manufacturing sectors.

GTR UK 2019

Date: May 8, 2019

Location: 155 Bishopsgate, London, United Kingdom

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GTR UK 2019

As discussions on the UK’s future trading relationships continue, GTR UK 2019 will take place in London on May 8, providing an unrivalled opportunity for the UK business community to convene and discuss the UK’s key trade priorities.

Once again enjoying the unrivalled support of the UK’s leading banks, trade bodies government and building on last year’s attendance of around 500 delegates, this event provides a crucial forum for exporters, financiers and trade specialists to network, discuss and debate, as we explore the future of UK trade and exports.

GTR Charity Awards Dinner 2019

Date: May 2, 2019

Location: Grand Connaught Rooms, London, United Kingdom

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GTR Charity Awards Dinner 2019

Following hundreds of submissions from across the globe, the evening will reveal the winners of GTR‘s Leaders in Trade and Best Deals awards (in case you missed it, view the Leaders in Trade shortlist here). GTR‘s Q2 2019 magazine will feature a full write-up of the Best Deals winners, while the write-up for Leaders in Trade will be featured in Q3 2019. Contact Rupert Hedley for subscription information.

This black-tie dinner is an annual highlight for the trade finance community, providing ideal networking opportunities as well as the chance to catch up with old friends and acquaintances from the market. There will be pre-dinner entertainment, as well as an afterparty – watch this space!

GTR is delighted to announce Mary’s Meals as the official charity partner for this event.

GTR Africa Trade & Export Finance Week 2019

Start date: March 14, 2019

End date: March 15, 2019

Location: Cape Town International Convention Centre, Cape Town

GTR Africa Trade & Export Finance Week 2019

For well over a decade, GTR Africa Trade & Export Finance Week has provided the annual highlight to domestic industry key-players, and returns once again to Cape Town as the regional flagship event, on March 14-15.

With extensive opportunities for networking and business development, the event will provide a comprehensive agenda covering all aspects of trade, commodity, export and infrastructure finance, whether it be funding options available to African corporates, key regional hotspots and opportunities for projects or the current risk environment and the various mitigation products and solutions being utilised.

China Trade & Commodity Finance Conference 2018

Date: November 28, 2018

Location: Swissotel Grand Hotel, Shanghai

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China Trade & Commodity Finance Conference 2018

For corporates and trade financiers looking to make their next moves in China, GTR’s China Trade & Commodity Finance Conference offers the ideal occasion to expand their network, meet their competition, and get direct advice and fresh perspectives from a wide range of trade and export finance experts.

Welcoming over 170 delegates in 2017, this focused event gathers innovators, leaders and influencers from domestic and international markets for a day of debate, discussion and pitch-free content.

Corporates, bankers, insurers and government bodies will gather to present multifaceted views of emerging markets and the future for trade and commodity finance. The multi-format conference will seek to explore common trends and key market topics within commodities, risk mitigation, supply chain finance and management for China.

Gain expert knowledge, create business opportunities and get ahead of the game!

Southern Africa Trade & Infrastructure Finance Conference 2018

Start date: November 21, 2018

End date: November 22, 2018

Location: Avani Victoria Falls Resort, Victoria, Zambia

Southern Africa Trade & Infrastructure Finance Conference 2018

GTR is delighted to announce that the inaugural Southern Africa Trade & Infrastructure Finance Conference will take place at Victoria Falls, Zambia, on November 21-22, 2018.

Examining the wealth of trade and infrastructure investment opportunities in markets including Zimbabwe, Zambia, Mozambique, Angola, Namibia and Botswana, a cutting edge programme will provide the latest business critical information on this exciting region.

Featuring a speaker roster including sovereign and corporate borrowers, project sponsors, risk management experts and leading financiers, the discussion agenda will include key infrastructure projects and sectors, political and sovereign risk profiles, oil, metals and soft commodity market analysis, and the financing techniques and risk management structures being utilised to facilitate investment.

Nordic Region Trade & Export Finance Conference 2018

Date: November 13, 2018

Location: Radisson Blu Waterfront, Stockholm

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Nordic Region Trade & Export Finance Conference 2018

Marking its 11th consecutive year in Sweden, the Nordic Region Trade & Export Finance Conference will return to Stockholm in November, with over 450 delegates expected in attendance.

Described as “the most rewarding networking day of the year” and “the one and only trade finance-related event that you must attend in the Nordics”, the conference enjoys close ties to the region’stop corporates and service providers.

Trade finance experts, insurers, bankers, ECAs, technology innovators, government bodies and corporates of all sizes will contribute, providing attendees with unrivalled networking opportunities and a well-rounded overview of the future of Nordic trade.

Singapore FinTech Festival 2018

Start date: November 12, 2018

End date: November 16, 2018

Location: Halls 1-4, Singapore EXPO

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Singapore FinTech Festival 2018

The world’s largest platform for the global FinTech community is back from 12 to 16 November! Singapore FinTech Festival 2018 will feature a series of exciting events including FinTech Conference & Exhibition, Global FinTech Hackcelerator Demo Day, AI in Finance Summit, FinTech Awards, Innovation Lab Crawl, Workshops, and an expanded Investor Summit comprising of “FinTech Deal Day” and a new component “Meet ASEAN’s Talents and Champions (MATCH)”.

GTR Africa Trade & Infrastructure Finance Conference 2018

Date: October 30, 2018

Location: etc. venues 155 Bishopsgate , London

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GTR Africa Trade & Infrastructure Finance Conference 2018

Addressing the huge potential the African continent presents in terms of trade and project finance opportunities, the GTR Africa Trade & Infrastructure Finance Conference in London has quickly become a key annual gathering for domestic and international trade, export and project finance professionals.

Over 300 delegates are expected in attendance on October 30, with a dual stream conference agenda covering a broad range of topics, including ECA & infrastructure finance, trade and commodity finance, fintech, risk mitigation and more.

Hong Kong FinTech Week 2018

Start date: October 29, 2018

End date: November 2, 2018

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Hong Kong FinTech Week 2018

FinTech Week is the world’s first cross-border financial technology event, taking place in Hong Kong, Asia’s financial capital, and in Shenzhen, China’s Silicon Valley. It’s one of the largest conferences on the calendar, attracting more than 8000 senior executives and featuring over 200 of the world’s top FinTech founders, investors, regulators, and academics, who are shaping the future of financial services by driving a technological revolution in the industry across Asia and globally.

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