“Mind The Gap!” – The life and times of a man on the move Episode 69

FinanceFeeds will be producing 5 industry events across the world over the next 5 weeks. We are committed to supporting the business growth of all areas of the FX industry, and look forward to seeing you all during the weeks ahead

In this weekly series, I look back on what stood out, what was bemusing, amusing and interesting during my weekly travels, interesting findings within the FX industry and interaction with an ever-shrinking big wide world. This is purely observational and for your enjoyment.

Let the global FX industry events begin!

Tempus fugit, as they used to say 2000 years ago. October is already in its twilight days, and the sun is almost setting on 2019 when it seems just yesterday since the final year of this decade began.

Either time has begun to appear to move at a faster rate due to my continually advancing age, or there is so much of great interest on a daily basis that there is never a bland moment.

I’d like to think the latter is the case, and in order to keep that momentum, as Dean Chiluly’s incredible glass sculpture festival at Kew Gardens closes down to make way for the premier season of musical shows in Shaftesbury Avenue and the Aldwych, November sets itself out to be a very interesting month for all of us in the electronic trading business too.

During the majority of last week, I was busily engaged in making some of the final organizational requirements of five events that FinanceFeeds are hosting over the next 5 weeks.

Since 2016, we have hosted over 35 events across every continent in the world, aiming at different specific areas of the electronic trading industry to allow business networking to take place in a private, invitation-only environment.

The format has become extremely popular among all industry professionals from leaders of the giant listed derivatives exchanges in Chicago, to retail FX brokers in Cyprus, as well as institutional trading firms, algorithmic trading firms, technology vendors and long established brokers in London, Australia’s highly sophisticated OTC derivatives sector and the all important IB networks in South East Asia and South Africa.

Events and the ability to meet different sectors of the electronic trading industry are a vital necessity and we have lined up some of the industry’s top executives from across the world who are widely renowned to speak and address at these events. Full agenda will be sent to you by mail once you register to attend.

FinanceFeeds London event, July 2017

Beginning on November 14, we will be hosting five invitation only events , specific to different important sectors of the electronic trading industry, as follows:

November 14, 2019: Neo Barbican, London UK

“Is your brokerage technology good enough?” An evening of networking and debate on how to structure a brokerage in today’s tech-dependent world. Join us for an evening of high quality discussion and get deals done with important B2B partners in a private environment.

November 16, 2019: Bryanston Country Club, Johannesburg, South Africa

“The Johannesburg Professional FX Trading Summit”. This event will last all day and will feature a discussion panel from some of the most knowledgeable IBs, professional trading platform developers, asset managers, brokerages and analytics vendors.

This event is vital for IBs wanting to move their commercial structure up a level and gain good quality relationships with proper platform vendors and high quality brokerages with first tier infrastructure and banking solutions that give clients peace of mind.

November 21, 2019: The Establishment, Sydney, Australia

“The Sydney Cup”. Our highly popular Sydney Cup FX industry networking event heads back to its long associated venue, The Establishment in Sydney’s George Street which is in the heart of Australia’s financial center.

Over 70 senior FX industry executives from brokerages, technology providers, prime of prime liquidity aggregators and ancillary service providers will have the important chance to network and close deals on a B2B basis. This is the latest event in the FinanceFeeds Cup networking series, and is extremely popular among Australia’s FX and CFD industry leaders.

November 26, 2019: Neo Barbican, London UK

“The Leaders of London Professional Trading Conference”. On November 26, we will head back to the extremely fashionable and exclusive Neo Barbican venue for an evening of engagement with England’s professional traders, algo and HFT professionals, proprietary trading firm owners and high net worth retail traders. This event is exclusively for traders and we look forward to welcoming the elite of one of the most developed retail markets in the world from 6pm onwards.

December 3, 2019: Bryanston Country Club, Johannesburg, South Africa

“Johannesburg Professional Trading Summit”.

Join us to meet the professional traders and leading business developers from across South Africa. This event is for retail traders and partners of retail brokerages and will be focused on networking in order to help find the right deal via face to face relationships.

We are already very well subscribed with high quality attendees from across the spectrum of the entire electronic trading business, however if you would like to attend any of these events and they are particularly focused on your specific requirements, please email us at [email protected] and we will confirm your registration by return.

Yes indeed, it is a month of activity around the world however now, more than ever, relationships matter so I personally look forward to seeing you all in all corners of the globe during the next few weeks, and it is our endeavor and commitment to ensure we give the best platform to play our part in supporting your businesses on an ongoing basis across the entire industry, so that the next decade, which is only a matter of weeks away, is a very good one for all of us.

Wishing you a super week ahead!


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