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.
|May 17, 2018||Prague||GLC Europe|
Our Pan – European Pension Forum is aiming to bring together all stakeholders of the pension fund industry in order to provide a great networking platform. Participants will have the chance to get familiar with different pension systems from the through case studies presented by industry experts.At the event, we will discuss key trends and issues that the pension funds and other institutional investors are facing right now. Join us to get to know the answers to some emerging questions within the industry, such as: How PEPPs will contribute to completing the Capital Market Union? How Artificial Intelligence will affect the pension industry? Speakers coming from industry associations/organizations, with governmental or academic background and industry practitioners are joining to share their experience and know-hows in the field of investments and pensions management.
|May 21, 2018||Hong Kong||GTR|
Formerly the GTR Asia Trade & Supply Chain Finance Conference, GTR’s annual event in Hong Kong has evolved into the GTR Asia Trade Tech Forum for 2018.Businesses in China and the greater region are improving their efficiency to move products and services up the value chain and as the fast pace of digitalisation takes off, will Hong Kong reach the end goal of being the next global hi-tech hub for trade innovation? This May we bring a host of trade experts together for in-depth reviews on 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. Ideally located in the heart of Asia and acting as a gateway to mainland China, Hong Kong is the perfect place to gather supply chain finance specialists, trade financiers and business heads from across the region, with 2018’s event being an ideal networking and knowledge building forum for anyone involved in Asian trade.
|May 22, 2018||Nairobi||GTR|
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!
|May 22, 2018||Paris||GTR|
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.
|May 24, 2018||Amstermdam||GLC Europe|
As May 2018 is approaching, we are happy to announce our upcoming 7th Annual Collateral Management Forum. This year the event will take place on 24th-25th of May in the vital city of the Amsterdam, The Netherlands. Our diversified speaker experts will be happy to share with you best practices, case studies and success stories. Join us and let’s discover the world of Collateral Management together!
|May 25, 2018||Prague||GLC Europe|
On the 4th Annual Credit Risk Management Forum the attendees will be presented with a number of sessions on today’s current issues and trends, industry best practices seeking to address common challenges, and knowledge-sharing opportunities. Our expert speakers will provide an insight into their experiences throughout interesting keynote presentations, case studies, Q&A, networking sessions and interactive panel discussion.
|May 29, 2018||Nairobi||Expo Group|
The seventh edition of Power & Energy Africa is an imposing demonstration of its importance to the successful development of the power and energy sector in Kenya. The expectations with the first show were not only fulfilled, but clearly surpassed. The 7th Power & Energy Africa is being held from the 29th to the 31st of May, 2018 at Kenya's prime international venue; KICC in Nairobi. Exhibiting at the largest power event in the industry will allow you to showcase your products and services to the industry's largest gathering of qualified decision-makers.Trade visitors from all over East & Central Africa are being invited directly and in collaboration with several regional trade bodies in Kenya, Tanzania, Ethiopia, Uganda, Somalia, Mozambique & Congo. Though Kenya by itself is one of the biggest markets in Africa.
|May 30, 2018||Athens||SmithNovak|
With estimates that more than 50% of the banks' Loan Books are NPEs at a value of over 114 billion euros, there is considerable and growing interest in the Greek market. But despite industry discussion, we have yet to see the completion of significant transactions. Are the Banks still hesitant to sell? Is there investor apetite, what specific legal and other technical obstacles are there and what needs to be done now to facilitate deals in the next months? To discuss these and many other issues, join our inaugural conference in Athens at the end of May. By this time, there should be a number of completed deals and therefore, we should be able to gain a clearer picture of how the market will develop.
|June 5, 2018||Barcelona||IMN|
Over 3,500 leaders in the global ABS market attend this event annually, making it the largest annual European structured finance gathering. Past keynote speakers have included Members of the European Parliament, senior leaders at the European Central Bank and European Banking Authority, ESMA, and other important regulatory and political figures.
|June 7, 2018||London||GTR|
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.