iFX EXPO

Hong Kong , Hong Kong

About iFX EXPO

THE LARGEST FINANCIAL B2B EXPO
We are the first and largest financial business to business expo in the world. Since May 2012 we have connected over 35,000 attendees with over 1,500 service providers from around the world at our renowned expos in Limassol and Hong Kong. We pride ourselves in delivering the highest quality expo within our industry that our attendees, exhibitors and sponsors have come to expect. From high end entertainment and networking venues to top quality food and beverage we will stop at nothing to offer the best possible expo experience.

Features

14 EXPOS
A solid track record of 14 shows focused on bringing invaluable business opportunities to brokers and investors.

35,000+ ATTENDEES
Attracting attendees from across the globe, connecting businesses worldwide via our networking events and exhibitions.

1,500+ EXHIBITORS
Trusted by over one thousand brands as the expo to exhibit at when it comes to quality and exposure.

50,000+ COFFEES
Bringing attendees together on a one to one basis and building your network. Converting coffee into business deals!

Speakers

Albina Zhdanova
EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR Tools For Brokers
Ann Hunt
CEO & FOUNDER Chasing Returns
Wayne Trench
CEO OSL
Alexander Geralis
CHIEF PRODUCT OFFICER OF CXCHANGE Spotware Systems Ltd
Anthony Papaevagorou
SALES DIRECTOR ImpacTech Ltd
Avner Ziv
CEO ZotaPay
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Aziz Kanjaev
VP INTEGRATIONS TradingView
Bénédicte Nolens
ADVISORY COUNCIL MEMBER, GLOBAL REGULATORY AFFAIRS, ASIA, CIRCLE Global Digital Finance
Benjamin Chang
CEO ASIA Swissquote
Daire Ferguson
CEO Ava trade
Eugenio Accongiagioco
MANAGING DIRECTOR APAC Management Consultancy
Evgeny Sorokin
HEAD OF R&D Devexperts
Frankie Ho
GENERAL MANAGER Baidu International Advertising
Gavin White
CEO Invast Global
Georgios Larkou
CEO ImpacTech Ltd
Jake Zhi
VP INSTITUTIONAL CONSULTANT Fortex Inc.
James Pieron
CEO Brokermate
Jasper Lee
MANAGING DIRECTOR Etoro
Jeff Guo
BUSINESS DEVELOPMENT – PHILIPPINES Etoro
John Lewis
CMO Conversion Pros
Lawrence Kook
DIRECTOR Cambodian Derivatives Exchange
Lea Wang
EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR Azure Intelligence
Marcus Fung
CONTACT REPRESENTATIVE Invast Global
Mario Singh
CEO Fullerton Markets
Michael Pearl
HEAD OF CONTENT Finance Magnates
Michal Copiuk
CEO X Open Hub
Natallia Hunik
GLOBAL HEAD OF SALES Advanced Markets
Nidal A.Hadi
GLOBAL HEAD OF BUSINESS DEVELOPMENT Credit Financier Invest
Paul Derham
PARTNER Holley Nethercote
Paul Orford
HEAD OF INSTITUTIONAL SALES Inflyx
Peter Rosenstreich
HEAD OF MARKET STRATEGY Swissquote
Phil Gillespie
CEO JAPAN B2C2 LTD
Ray Barros
AUTHOR AND EDUCATOR Trading Success
Rory Kennedy
FOUNDER & DIRECTOR IFS Markets
Tom Higgins
CEO & FOUNDER Gold-i
Victor Golovtchenko
SENIOR EDITOR, FX Finance Magnates
Yoni Assia
FOUNDER & CEO Etoro

19:00 - 21:00

Location: FRITES BELGIUM ON TAP, WAN CHAI iFX EXPO

Welcome Party & Badge Pick Up Let’s kick off the 3-day iFX EXPO Asia 2019 in style. Join us, once again, for an evening full of laughter, good music and most of all, countless networking opportunities among potential partners and industry peers. We promise to make your event experience not only productive, but also memorable. Please Note: On-spot registration will NOT be available at the Welcome Party, so please ensure to register online in advance. Collecting your badge at the Welcome Party means not only skipping the queues on the first day of the expo, but also increasing your networking chances during the party. You will NOT need your badge to access the Welcome Party.

09:00
Opening of Registration and Expo Doors
10:00 - 10:45 Location: Speaker Hall
PANEL - CEOs panel: The Industry’s 2019 in Asia and Beyond
In this high-profile session, leading players in the APAC region will weigh in on some questions that will define the future of the industry. Are ESMA’s regulations in Europe spurring a push towards Asia? Can global players cater to the local crypto appetite? And just what is about to happen in China? Join the industry's senior executives to gain a glimpse into what the future holds.

10:30 - 11:00 Location: Workshop Room
Institutional liquidity, what is next! • Credit Financier Invest
1. Traditional PBs/PoP Vs direct LPs 2. Institutional technology and connectivity 3. Cost, executions and cost 4. Regulation and new markets 5. Local partnerships or direct market access through branches.

11:00 - 11:45 Location: Speaker Hall
PANEL - Crypto Trading in Asia: Building Blocks for Institutional Adoption
With crypto prices plummeting, the infrastructure for the broader adoption of digital assets is still gaining pace. In this forward-looking panel, experts across different areas of the crypto marketplace will shed light on its most recent developments, delving into some of the obstacles awaiting retail brokers, crypto exchanges, and institutional grade investors.

11:15 - 11:45 Workshop Room
How to Meet the Demands of the Maturing Crypto Industry and Build a Leading Exchange • SpotWare
The cryptocurrency exchanges have changed dramatically in recent years. Today’s traders and investors have different needs and expectations than they used to. As the cryptocurrency industry matures, it is becoming more important to build exchanges that are responsive to these changes. In this workshop, we will focus on: • How exchanges have changed in recent years and why, • What are the needs of traders and exchanges nowadays, • What is Exchange 2.0, • How to build your own cryptocurrency exchange.

12:00 - 12:45 Location: Speaker Hall
FIRESIDE CHAT - Mario Singh and Ray Barrows on Trading, Agility, and Success
Mario is an industry veteran and a passionate author. Ray’s trading career spans over 30 years, with an impressive 39% per annum rate of return. In this discussion, the two will share their lessons about what it takes to be a winner, how one can achieve consistency in dynamic markets, and why the psychology behind successful trading is important for brokers and industry participants alike. Don’t miss out on this highly inspirational conversation.

12:30 - 13:30
Lunch
12:30 - 13:15 Workshop Room
Key Market Trends for Trading FX in 2019 • Swissquote Bank
Uncertain political and stable economic outlook dominate global financial market expectations. This seminar will break down Swissquote Bank’s key trends driving FX markets for 2019.

15:00 - 15:30 Workshop Room
Your best investment in 2019 will be AI • Impact Tech LTD
How Sentiment Analysis and Natural Language Processing increases customer value.

15:30 - 16:00 Location: Speaker Hall
PANEL - Marketing & Acquisition: The Factors Driving Your ROI
In 2018, tech and advertising giants have assumed the role of quasi-regulators, imposing limitations on the financial products in FX and crypto. With daunting GDPR compliance and generally narrowing margins, the need for effective marketing is stronger than ever. How can this be achieved, how much should it cost, and what special traits are required to succeed in the APAC region? Join experts and executives for a discussion covering everything marketing, from nitty-gritty tips for funnel optimization to strategy and future-looking questions.

16:30 - 17:00 Workshop Room
What is an Ideal Trading Environment for Traders in China? • Fortex, Inc
The speaker will summarize his industry experience in the region, present interesting facts and recommend feasible methods to help providers to offer ideal trading environment to traders in China. The workshop will cover the following topics: • Set up correct expectation on trade execution • Trade dispute handling • Trading infrastructure optimization • Policies risk mitigation, etc.

21:00 - Late • Location: Ophelia Club, Wan Chai
Official iFX EXPO Night Party
We’re rising to the challenge of bringing you one of the best parties in the industry. Bonding and networking is our aim, and partying is our game! Therefore, we promise you an unforgettable night with music and drinks to loosen and unwind, whilst networking away from the Expo Hall.

09:30
Opening of Registration and Expo Doors
10:00 - 10:45 Location: Speaker Hall
PANEL - Beyond the bASICs: Opportunities in APAC in 2019
As Beijing is consistently tightening its grip on financial services and capital outflows, global brands need to reevaluate their strategy. Is ASIC license still an option, Do regional markets’ liquidity and trading volumes make a compelling business case, and can brokers that existed still tap on its vast potential? Join a host of local and international experts, for a glimpse into the trends that will shape 2019 in Asia.

10:15 - 10:45 Workshop Room
Social CopyTrading: Wealth Management for All • eToro
This workshop will cover eToro’s revolutionary CopyTrading feature, which gives retail investors access to skilled traders from around the world. Topics to be discussed include how to copy a trader, factors to consider when copying someone, and how to make your investment work for you.

11:00 - 11:45 Speaker Hall
PANEL - Diversifying to Crypto: Lessons Learned
After crypto markets tanked in 2018 and traders lost appetite, the needs of retail brokers have changed. In this candid conversation, crypto adopters and enablers will analyze the full impact that plummeting prices have had on the industry. What are the best ways for brokers to diversify offerings with digital assets, and how can industry participants prepare today for the next crypto ralley?

12:00 - 12:45 Speaker Hall
PANEL - FX Technology Catchup: Looking for A Silver Bullet
With stricter regulation and narrowing margins, the retail FX business is becoming more competitive and automation will play a key role in driving Alpha. Outsourcing or in-house development? Proprietary software or third party partnerships? Neural networks or automation with a human touch? Join experts who will share a wealth of data and insight to address key questions in technology today.

12:30 - 13:30
Lunch
14:00 - 14:30 Workshop Room
Marijuana CFD’s – This years must have product • Inflyx
Every brokerage needs a new story to tell their clients to keep them engaged. Having a Marijuana CFD offering will be the answer in 2019.

16:00
Closing of Expo Doors

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Start:
Jan 22, 2019, 7:00 PM , HKT (UTC +8)
End:
Jan 24, 2019, 4:00 PM , HKT (UTC +8)
Venue:
Hong Kong Convention Centre
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