Met the why particular is proud to sponsor the following conferences. For more information, click on the conference name to go directly to the event website.
|February 19, 2018||Dubai||GTR|
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 in February, 2018. Now in its 15th year, the 2018 instalment of this annual series will take stock of recent global developments, while focusing on key issues in 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.11% early booking discount available when booking online by January 19 with code: EBD11
|February 20, 2018||Johannesburg||Energy Indiba|
The Africa Energy Indaba Conference will discuss, debate and seek solutions to enable adequate energy generation across the continent. Delegates, drawn from all continents, represent an unrivalled combination of industry experts, project developers, financiers, energy users, government officials and manufacturers.Once again the Africa Energy Indaba has proved an invaluable forum for advancing projects and opportunities that are vitally important in keeping the lights on, industry producing, and fuelling continued economic growth in Africa.
|February 26, 2018||London||Opal Group|
The 7th Annual European Family Office Winter Symposium will explore the challenges and opportunities in today’s global investment climate. This family office event is the premier event for high net worth individuals and family offices. Private investors and asset managers from around the world will visit this intimate setting to discuss the latest trends and issues in the industry. The program blends educational discussion panels led by thought leaders, and pre-arranged One-to-One meetings. This symposium aims to provide an educational environment for productive networking and the fluid exchange of ideas.
|February 28, 2018||Mumbai||GTR|
Gain expert knowledge, create new business opportunities and achieve a competitive edge in trade! 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.
|March 1, 2018||Cape Town||GTR|
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 event has been a crucial networking and discussion forum for Africa’s corporates, financiers, trade specialists, ECAs and service providers. 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.
|March 6, 2018||Washington DC||Energy Net|
The meeting addressed trends and opportunities for power development in the national and regional power markets, focusing on countries’ policy and strategy to engage investors, regional energy cooperation, renewable and gas-to-power development, distributed generation, new energy technologies and financing solutions.With the participation of Ministries of Energy, Regulators, Heads of Utilities, Buyers, Influencers, Technology Providers, Developers, Financiers and Donor Organisations as speakers and participants, the meeting was designed to hasten the pace of power development and anticipate the trends for the region’s energy future.
|March 7, 2018||Boston||innovation enterprise|
CFO Publishing has been holding the CFO Rising Summit for over twenty years. We use our resources and extensive networks to deliver the most influential CFOs, who demonstrate their expertise across all the challenges facing finance professionals. Discover how the changing role of the CFO will see adaptations into one that requires the analyzation of big data streams, the embrace of technology, and continued agility. Understand the necessity of rolling financial forecasts, and why organizations are mandating budgeting and forecasting agility. Automation as a business driver: Learn how to leverage new digital tools for workforce productivity gains, streamlining data collection, and inventory and sales efficiency processes.
|March 8, 2018||London||SmithNovak|
The 7th edition of the ‘NPL Europe’ Non-Performing Loans summit in London brings together 110+ delegates and 200+ key companies from more than 35+ countries operating in the booming NPL market. With an estimated €1 trillion of NPLs remaining on the books of European Banks, continuing distress in the Banking system, increasing regulatory pressure and new signs of economic growth, 2018 is expected to be another year of record NPL transactions.
|March 8, 2018||Vienna||GLC Europe|
EMIR’ (the European Market Infrastructure Regulation) is the central pillar of a wide-ranging programme of regulatory reform for the derivate market, based on G20 commitments following the financial crisis of 2008. The regulation is aimed specifically at increasing transparency and reducing counterparty default risk in the OTC derivative market.The MiFID II directive introduces a range of measures, which seek to address consequences of MiFID I, and issues raised by the financial crisis, such as making financial markets more efficient, resilient and transparent, improving investor protection. This revision will have a significant impact on both business strategy and operational processes implemented by firms.
|March 8, 2018||Vienna||GLC Europe|
In the current regulatory paradigm of the banking industry, Internal Audit should play a leadership role in assisting and ensuring Supervisory and Executive Boards –therefore NED and Executive Directors– that the demanding regulatory landscape that impact banks’ business models, as well as the risk function –notably Risk and Compliance– perform their duties within a robust risk and internal control frameworks, on the top of the responsibilities Internal Audit always had within their scope of activities.