iFX EXPO International 2023 Successfully Concludes
The most talked about financial event of the year took place in Limassol, Cyprus.
The highly anticipated financial event of the year recently took place in Limassol, Cyprus. With over 4,000 fintech professionals hailing from around the globe in attendance, this event unfolded at the luxurious City of Dreams Integrated Resort in Limassol, Cyprus, spanning from September 19 to 21, 2023. iFX EXPO International, running for more than a decade, provides C-suite executives with a unique platform to connect, collaborate, and foster a community that is leading the financial industry towards a transformative future.
iFX EXPO International 2023 kicked off with a lively opening party at a prime seafront location, graciously sponsored by the renowned financial institution, BDSwiss. The event’s theme revolved around sharing “big ideas from industry pioneers,” setting the stage for inspiring conversations leading up to the main event.
Over the following two days, thousands of visitors flocked to the opulent City of Dreams Integrated Resort venue to engage in networking, explore exciting business prospects, and partake in enlightening speaker sessions. Day 1 concluded with the Official Night Party, generously sponsored by ZuluTrade. The highlight of this year’s expo was the prestigious UF AWARDS Global 2023 Ceremony, followed by the Official Closing Party.
A Strong Show of Support from Leading Fintech Brands
The event’s resounding success was made possible thanks to the unwavering support of its diverse sponsors, including the Official Global Partner – ATFX; Elite Sponsor – Fxview; and Regional Sponsor – Match-Prime Liquidity. In addition, B2Broker, Equiti Capital, and Zotapay joined the ranks as Diamond Sponsors.
These sponsors represented various finance verticals, encompassing fintech, retail and institutional trading, liquidity providers, digital assets and blockchain, payments, banking, regulation, marketing, and more.
Every aspect of the event, from the Juice Bar organized by Cricpayz to the remarkable Cocktail Bar sponsored by ATFX, was meticulously crafted to provide an unmatched experience. Syntellicore and Capital Wallet kept participants engaged with their Photo Booth and Beer Bar, creating memorable moments for all attendees.
Media Partners Amplify the Event
Media partners were enthusiastic about capturing the 2.5-day expo, sharing it with their global audiences through tweets, shares, posts, likes, and Instagram stories on their online platforms.
Esteemed Speakers and Thought Leaders
iFX EXPO International 2023 featured over 100 distinguished speakers who covered a wide array of topics, such as harnessing intelligent technologies, enhancing payments to empower brokerages, improving risk management, and fostering innovation and community building in the fintech sector. Each panelist provided invaluable insights within their respective domains. The speakers offered unique and visionary perspectives on how brokerages, fintech firms, banks, and industry players should prepare for the upcoming year.
For instance, Dr. George Theocharides of CySEC stressed the importance of compliance in financial operations, while speakers in the “Crypto at the Crossroads: Role in the Financial Landscape” segment explored the viability of digital currencies amidst economic challenges, with moderation by Tom Higgins, Founder & CEO of Gold-i. They delved into innovative security solutions and strategies to build user confidence.
Two days of dynamic Speaker Hall sessions and Idea Hub discussions left a lasting impression, featuring a lineup of distinguished speakers, including:
- Dr. Stella Mourouzidou Damtsa, Manager Segments and Propositions at Bank of Cyprus
- Alex Phillips, Senior Vice President & Fintech Leader FINPRO at Marsh
- Sarvjeet Singh Virk, Co-founder & Chief Managing Director at Finvasia
- Dr. Dimitrios Patsos, Sr. Specialist, Security at Microsoft
- Marios Tannousis, CEO at Invest Cyprus
- Elif Kundakci, CEO at Swissquote Capital Markets
- Alex Chessé, Head of Sales France, Middle East, Africa at Fireblocks
- Fedor Balashko, Head of Sales at TikTok
- Christophoros P. Anayiotos, Board Member, Deal Advisory at KPMG
- Panos Bollas, Sector Lead, Greece, Cyprus, Bulgaria & Malta at Google
- Michael Ioannides, Visa Country Manager Cyprus at Visa Europe
And the Winner Is…
The expo culminated with the UF AWARDS Global 2023 Ceremony, the most prestigious awards in the finance sector. These awards recognize and celebrate exemplary leadership, innovation, and customer service, driving transformative changes in the finance landscape across both B2C and B2B spaces. They set the standards that guide best practices in the industry.
Missed the Event?
If you couldn’t attend iFX EXPO International 2023, connect with the event’s Facebook or Instagram accounts to catch a glimpse of all the exciting happenings. Stay tuned for official photos and videos across social media channels.
Get Ready for the Next One!
Prepare to be part of the future-ready global financial ecosystem as a sponsor or exhibitor for the upcoming event scheduled for January 16 to 18, 2024, in Dubai, UAE. The next event promises abundant opportunities to forge partnerships, showcase your offerings, and gain valuable insights into this dynamic and rapidly evolving industry.