Events

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.

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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.

There are no upcoming events.

There are no upcoming events.

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.

Mexico Trade & Export Finance Conference 2018

Date: October 8, 2018

Location: Presidente Intercontinental, Mexico City

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Mexico Trade & Export Finance Conference 2018

GTR will return to Mexico in October, to provide the premier platform for trade and export finance leaders to discuss the future of Mexican trade.

Corporates, financiers, government bodies and more will provide exclusive insights into the latest issues, with discussions focusing on trade policies and growing global protectionism, regulatory reform and investment opportunities in key industrial sectors, as well as the potential impact of the 2018 general elections.

Delegates will review vital trade financing sources and techniques, from the evolving role of ECAs to developmental institutions’ involvement in structured trade financing. Discussions will also assess working capital optimisation strategies for Mexican corporates, the capabilities of trade fintech in today’s market, and the adoption of blockchain and regulatory technology.

If you are looking to expand your reach in Mexico, do not miss this event – save the date!

Commodity Trade Finance Conference 2018

Date: September 27, 2018

Location: Lugano Convention Centre, Lugano

Commodity Trade Finance Conference 2018

GTR’s annual Commodity Trade Finance Conference, organised in partnership with the Lugano Commodity Trading Association (LCTA), returns on September 27. Set to gather over 200 commodity trade experts from multinationals, trading companies, financial institutions and service providers, the event will assess the key trends impacting global commodity markets and trade, from geopolitical volatility to commodity financing appetite and liquidity.

Established as the ultimate networking and learning platform for the industry’s key players, attendees will receive critical market insight, build business relationships and gain the inside track on the latest commodity financing trends and techniques.

DealStreetAsia PE-VC Summit

Start date: September 11, 2018

End date: September 12, 2018

Location: Sofitel, Singapore

DealStreetAsia PE-VC Summit

Flagship PE-VC Conference in Asia bringing together the biggest LPs, GPs and CEOs of PE & VC-backed companies for an exclusive opportunity to network and exchange ideas.

During this two-day event to be held 11-12 September, DEALSTREETASIA will be hosting the largest sector-agnostic PE and VC conference in Asia. For the third year in a row, the Asia PE-VC Summit will be held in Singapore. It is an unprecedented global meeting place for top investors to discover companies in the continent’s fastest-growing economies.

With an expected 700 attendees and over 150 LPs and GPs, this is slated to be one of the biggest networking opportunities of the year. Meet other CEOs from venture-backed companies and potential partners to help you grow your business. Trade ideas and get the inside information on what’s happening in your industry.

GTR Asia Trade & Treasury Week 2018

Start date: September 4, 2018

End date: September 7, 2018

Location: Marina Bay Sands, Singapore

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GTR Asia Trade & Treasury Week 2018

GTR is pleased to announce its return to Marina Bay Sands, Singapore on September 4-7.

Join GTR and the global trade community for a one-of-a-kind trade and treasury conference, bringing together senior representatives from corporates of all sizes, financial institutions, government bodies and trade specialists. Speakers will address a wide range of topics currently shaping Asian trade, from developments in fintech, to key regional hotspots, to risk mitigation, this multi-format event will have something for everyone.

Come learn more about GTR Ventures and our portfolio companies at GTR Ventures Tradetech Showcase Competition

For corporates and trade financiers looking to make their next moves in Asia, GTR’s 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 finance experts. Don’t miss the largest event of its kind anywhere in the world – book your place today.

US Trade & Working Capital Conference 2018

Date: June 13, 2018

Location: Swissotel Chicago, Chicago, US

US Trade & Working Capital Conference 2018

Returning to Chicago in June, GTR’s US Trade & Working Capital Conference will once again provide an ideal forum for US companies and financial service providers to meet and discuss the next steps for US trade and the evolution of the trade finance space.

Featuring fintech thought leaders, corporate treasurers, trade financiers and corporates from across the nation and beyond, 2018’s conference will again utilize innovative programme formats to drive cross-sector dialogue between audience and speakers, including showcase presentations from a range of solution providers, working capital breakouts and focused industry case studies.

If you are looking to expand your contact base, expertise and trading position, this is a key forum where the right relationships will be made.

GTR Asia Tradetech Forum 2018

Date: June 11, 2018

Location: JW Marriott Hotel, Hong Kong

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GTR Asia Tradetech Forum 2018

Ideally located in the heart of Asia and acting as a gateway to mainland China, Hong Kong is the perfect host for the GTR Asia Tradetech Forum.

The 2018 event will give an in-depth view of the recent developments reshaping Hong Kong’s trade and finance sector including policy updates, investment opportunities, regional trade flows and the role of fintech and other disruptive technologies in positioning Hong Kong as a key centre for finance and treasury in the region.

Gathering supply chain finance specialists, trade financiers and business heads from across the region, 2018’s event will be an ideal networking and knowledge building forum for anyone involved in Asian trade.

UK Trade & Export Finance Conference 2018

Date: June 7, 2018

Location: 155 Bishopsgate, London, UK

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UK Trade & Export Finance Conference 2018

Welcoming close to 500 delegates from across UK industry in 2017, the UK Trade & Export Finance Conference is an annual highlight for domestic exporters, financiers and trade specialists, a place where fresh perspectives are gained and new business relationships formed.

With discussions ongoing as to the UK’s trade relationship with the EU, identifying new export markets is a key task for UK corporates seeking to broaden their export horizons. Sources of finance for SMEs and larger corporates, developments in regulation & compliance, advancements in the fintech space and an overview of the UK’s manufacturing sector will all be on the table at 2018’s event, as the nation looks to increase its competitiveness and global reach over the coming years.

Benefiting from strong links to the UK’s primary trade bodies and leading export-focused institutions, this is a crucial forum for any UK company involved in international trade.

East Africa Trade & Commodity Finance Conference 2018

Start date: May 22, 2018

End date: May 23, 2018

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East Africa Trade & Commodity Finance Conference 2018

GTR marks ten years in Nairobi with the East Africa Trade & Commodity Finance Conference 2018, the EAC’s most comprehensive gathering of commodity producers, traders, corporates and financiers.

A region driven by agricultural exports including tea, coffee, cut flowers, tobacco and fish products, it is also a net importer and a prime market for foreign investment in a wide range of infrastructure and logistical projects. Notwithstanding political risks and structural finance sector challenges impacting the region, a wealth of business opportunity is available to those with an understanding of East African business.

2018’s event will bring experienced traders and finance specialists to the stage to provide insights on operating in this exciting region, from geopolitical updates, to innovations in financial technology, techniques enabling the distribution of finance throughout the commodity value chain, and credit and political risk insurance capacities, you’ll receive valuable guidance from those doing business in East Africa!

“A forum for insightful discussion and exchange of best practice among players in trade finance. Relevant and critical for building continued access to global expertise.”
J Kimutai, CBA

GTR Europe Trade & Export Finance Conference 2018

Date: May 22, 2018

Location: Hotel Pullman Paris Centre-Bercy, Paris, France

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GTR Europe Trade & Export Finance Conference 2018

A key market gathering for European trade and export finance specialists and business heads operating across the continent, the GTR Europe Trade & Export Finance Conference returns to Paris on May 22, 2018.

Building on GTR’s unrivalled reach in the trade and export market, the conference will welcome more than 200 delegates to the French capital to deliver a comprehensive overview of European trade and export hotspots, assess the current appetite and performance of the insurance market, detail opportunities in key markets outside of Europe, examine financial technology trends and disruptors, and much more.

For those companies looking to expand their contact base, knowledge and trading position in Europe, this is an essential date for the diary where the right relationships will be made.

 

Russia Trade & Export Finance Conference 2018

Date: March 28, 2018

Location: Baltschug Kempinski, Moscow, Russia

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Russia Trade & Export Finance Conference 2018

Leading the discussion on Russian trade and export priorities for over a decade, Russia’s most established gathering for the trade and export finance industry will once again bring together a wide range of traders and financiers for a day of networking and debate.

With 200 delegates expected in attendance, discussions will focus on regional trade development and policy updates, new and innovative fintech solutions, infrastructure finance and investment opportunities in key energy sectors and markets, and exclusive case studies on working capital optimisation and financing strategies for the Russian market.

For companies involved in Russian trade, this is the one event you cannot afford to miss.

Turkey Trade & Export Finance Conference 2018

Date: March 21, 2018

Location: Shangri La Bosphorus, Istanbul

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Turkey Trade & Export Finance Conference 2018

According to the Turkish Exporters Assembly (TİM), Turkey’s exports rose to a 6-year high at $11.5 billion in July 2017 making it a key exporter of automobile, agriculture and mining commodities in the region and one of the fastest growing economies among OECD members in the next few years.

For over a decade, GTR’s Turkey Trade & Export Finance Conference has provided Turkish corporates, financiers and investors with a key annual platform at which to make valuable business contacts and learn from the leading figures in international trade and investment. With a recent referendum increasing the executive power of Turkey’s President, political risk is likely to feature high on the agenda, as well as other geopolitical developments and emerging trade dynamics in global markets.

Discussions on current import-export scenarios, structured trade & export finance, infrastructure hotspots and treasury will also take place over the course of the day. If you have trade dealings with Turkey, this is an essential event for expanding your contact base, knowledge and trading position.

GTR Africa Trade & Export Finance Week 2018

Start date: March 1, 2018

End date: March 2, 2018

Location: Cape Town International Conference Centre, Cape Town, South Africa

GTR Africa Trade & Export Finance Week 2018
Advance your knowledge, create new business opportunities and gain a competitive edge at the market’s premier pan-African trade and export finance gathering.

For well over a decade, this has been a crucial networking and discussion forum for Africa’s corporates, financiers, trade specialists, ECAs and service providers.

We’re looking forward to returning to Cape Town on March 1-2 for 2018’s event.

With extensive opportunities to create new business, as well as a truly customisable delegate experience, this event will cover all aspects of trade, export, commodity and infrastructure finance, exploring innovative funding solutions available to African corporates, identifying key African hotspots and project opportunities, providing insight into credit and political risk insurance products and much more.

Attendance figures look set to exceed 350 delegates, meaning this is an essential place to be for anyone involved in African trade, export and infrastructure finance.

India Trade & Treasury Conference 2018

Date: February 28, 2018

Location: Taj Lands End, Mumbai, India

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India Trade & Treasury Conference 2018

Featuring as the only event of its kind in the country, this multi-format conference allows both domestic and international delegates to meet face-to-face to discuss their priorities, build their contact base, and learn from the leaders and innovators in trade.

With over 250 delegates due in attendance in 2018, topics for discussion will centre on policy developments, trade and infrastructure finance opportunities, credit and political risk strategies and best practice regarding supply chain finance structures. Furthermore, an exclusive track on Fintech will give an outlook of the disruptive technologies reshaping the trade finance industries and the opportunities they have created for India’s trade and finance sectors.

For corporates and trade financiers looking to make their next moves in India, the India Trade & Treasury Conference 2018 offers the ideal forum at which to expand their network, meet their competition, and get direct advice and fresh perspectives from a wide range of trade experts.

GTR Mena Trade & Export Finance Conference 2018

Start date: February 19, 2018

End date: February 20, 2018

Location: Jumeirah Emirates Towers, Dubai, UE

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GTR Mena Trade & Export Finance Conference 2018

The most established and comprehensive market gathering for the Mena region’s trade experts, fintech innovators, bankers, government bodies and corporates of all sizes returns to Dubai on February 19-22, 2018.

Now in its 15th year, the 2018 instalment of this annual series will take stock of recent global developments, while focusing on developments in key regional hotspots and sectors. With unrivalled links to a huge number of movers and shakers in the industry, this event provides access to hundreds of companies engaged in international trade, acting as an ideal forum at which to learn about the latest trade, export and infrastructure financing tools and opportunities.

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