GTR Nordics 2023
GTR Nordics 2023
Navigating turbulent times for Nordic trade
Stockholm, Sweden
November 23, 2023
EARLY BOOKING DISCOUNT EXPIRES OCT 20
1 Day Event

Following record breaking attendance at 2022’s event, GTR Nordics arrives in Stockholm on November 23!

Bringing the Nordic trade, export and supply chain financing community together again for its largest annual gathering, we look forward to welcoming over 550 delegates from all corners of the ecosystem to mark the 15th anniversary of this prestigious event.

From rising interest rates, inflation and economic stagnation to physical trade disruption and heightened geopolitical risks, an in-depth agenda will assess the latest challenges faced by the region’s trading entities and their financing partners. Exploring the financing strategies and tools being utilised to tackle the latest waves of volatility impacting Nordic trade, expert speakers will highlight the pivotal opportunities emerging as supply chains and infrastructure modernisation continue to provide a primary focal point for global decarbonisation and social development initiatives.

Featuring numerous opportunities to meet old friends and build new connections – including the now famous post-conference mingle – don’t miss your chance to join a unique mix of corporates, financiers, risk management experts, government and development agencies and tech innovators for another unmissable day of debate and high-value networking.

This year’s event features:

» 25+ exhibitors

» 3+ hours of networking opportunities with key stakeholders in the industry

» Unparalleled expertise from 50+ speakers who are active in the market

» Exceptional content on topics and regions covered

» Opportunity to schedule meetings & swap business cards

» Evening drinks reception

Key event discussion themes:

» The geoeconomics of international conflict

» Transitional value chains and critical materials

» Supply chain and working capital optimisation

» Climate finance and the updated OECD consensus

» Strategic inventory management

» Moving the dial on trade digitisation

 

The GTR team look forward to returning and to welcoming you to what is set to be another excellent GTR Nordics conference!

 

Discounts and promotions

» Young Professionals Pass – 20 free tickets available

To be eligible, you should be aged under 25 and have been employed in the trade finance field for less than three years. This offer is capped at 2 passes per institution and available for new registrations only; it cannot be combined with additional promotions. Please contact registrations@gtreview.com referencing your details to confirm your eligibility.

 

Event announcements and LinkedIn community

Don’t want to miss event announcements? Subscribe to the GTR Events eNewsletter to receive regional event announcements, including discount reminders and registered companies. Join the global trade and trade finance community on LinkedIn, join the GTR Nordics LinkedIn community. Don’t forget to refer a friend or colleague to this event!

 

What others are saying

"The best networking event in the Nordics for those interested in trade and finance."

S Vennerstrand, DNB Bank

"Absolutely the seminar to participate in!"

P Keranen, ABB Finland

"Great opportunity to meet key corporates and people in the region."

C Baumann, BNP Paribas

 

"Great networking opportunities!"

B Kraske, Volvo

"Great event to make connections and to learn the novelties in the trade finance arena."

T Padua, Bank Bradesco Europe

"Wonderful knowledge exchanging event which is well visited by trade and financing experts. I can only recommend being a part of this event!"

E Taherian, Marsh GmbH

"Very good speeches!"

C Cifci, SEK

"Excellent networking opportunity! A must event to attend if you wish to do business in the Nordics!"

M Mogilnaya, Supplier Plus

"Spotless event. It ticks all the right boxes"

D Kelemen, Polestar Sweden

"Great event with great networking opportunities."

D Mannestig, Getinge

"I can highly recommend GTR Nordics as being the only major trade and export finance event in the Nordics annually. The place to be."

J Kuusala, Danske Bank

"Excellent event with insightful keynotes and strong networking opportunities."

V Schiltz, Cargill International

"Great event to meet clients and other financial institutions."

S Carleke, Handelsbanken

"Not only to educate oneself with the contemporary trade finance matters, the event exceeded in networking with the beloved trade finance family!"

J Kuusala, Danske Bank

"Excellent opportunity to connect and get the latest developments in the Nordics."

S Alapiha, OP Financial Group

"Great event to reconnect with key exporters and partner banks."

G Cabral, J.P. Morgan

"The best opportunity for the Nordic community to network and share experiences."

S With, EKN

"Perfect opportunity to meet people with similar interests and business focus."

T Lopatarova, Stora Enso Finland

"The event in trade finance, always a good opportunity to meet and discuss the challenges of tomorrow."

P Kohler, Volvo Group

"Very nice to meet many friends - and also to make new ones!"

H Sjogren, Swedish Chamber of Commerce for Eurasia

"Great and well organised event."

G Collin, Enigio

"Fantastically organised event with a large number of attendees from across the spectrum of interested parties. It does what it says on the tin."

C Hart, Lenvi Riskfactor

"GTR is an excellent opportunity to mingle and listen to interesting discussions."

N Dobreva, Standard Chartered Bank

"Great attendance from local businesses and a must do on the calendar!"

M Douglas, Prime Revenue

"Great event and a relaxed atmosphere for meeting new people and catch up on existing relations."

M Haquinius, Söderberg & Partners

“GTR Nordics is growing year by year and that says a lot about the quality of the event.”

A Niemelä, OP Financial Group

"Great event with huge possibilities for networking and learning."

F Sundman, ABB

"GTR Nordics highlighted the challenges and opportunities that lay ahead for exporters, importers and their financial partners and the eco system of fintechs that help to increase the efficiency within the trade finance sector. The panel debates were well orchestrated and very relevant with impressive interaction between the audience and the panels of experts."

M Estvall, Mitigram

"Excellent event for years."

W Assmann, Allianz Trade

"Fantastic industry attendance from all industry sectors."

L Hansen, Enigio

"Very interesting."

K Jensen, Nordea

"Excellent opportunity to interact with experts in the field and expand the view."

S Lue, SSAB EMEA AB

"Interesting speakers and a great place to network."

M Nyang, Handelsbanken

"Great event with lots of networking opportunities."

T Van de Werve, Pangea-Risk

"Extensive event that offers a real opportunity to hear about real subjects that matter. Interesting array of speakers from different backgrounds that makes GTR a good place to learn and network."

D Smith, Kyriba

"The people I want to meet are all here!"

B Eskesen, Mitas Energy

"It was a great pleasure to be part of an event as interesting as this one and in addition to that having been given the opportunity to speak in one of the very valuable panel discussions on digitisation in Trade Finance. Thanks to GTR for having us, and for the overall really great organisation of the event, and all the other great speakers and delegates for the great insights!"

A Mitrovic, Digital Vault Services

"Great experience to expand network, knowledge and opportunities. A must attend."

M Klitskov, EIFO

"Very inspiring day!"

K Stenberg, EKN

"Had a very good time and would love to return next year."

D Gustafsson, Fortex International AB

"Great networking and great talk about business' opportunities."

M Ephraim, Volvo Bus Corporation

"Great network opportunity!"

A Goncalves, Billerud

"Great experience bringing a lot of knowledge together. It's great to learn from the best."

E De Langhe, ING

"Excellent blend between updates on market trends in light of current geopolitical challenges and medium term regulatory changes faced by the banking industry and trade finance in particular."

M Senecaut, Solway

"GTR Nordics still is the trade finance event in the Nordic region."

G Ohrås, Hitachi Energy

"Delighted to see GTR Nordics was again the most significant trade finance event in Europe this year. Exceeding expectations year after year!"

J Kuusala, Danske Bank

"The largest arena of trade competence in the Nordics. Look forward to it every year!"

S Vennerstrand, DNB Bank

"Great event in Stockholm where the GTR Nordics was once again the center court for corporates, banks, brokers and insurers in the region. It was great to meet so many familiar faces, and even a few new ones!"

E Swartling, Coface

"Thank you for a very good event, best one so far! Well executed."

P Puotunen, Coface

"Very good!"

G Svanström, Volvo

"Good opportunity to meet and discuss trade finance topics."

P Köhler, Volvo Group

“Real momentum to meet the relevant people and remain up to date with regards to trade and export challenges.”

N Van Damme, SMT Group Africa

"Once again, many thanks for organising such a great event this year. I am already looking forward to the next one."

S Göransson, Traydstream

"A great event and it was good to catch up with all friends."

B Olausson, Elof Hansson

"Thank you so much for the great GTR Nordics event, we all were very pleased with the arrangement! Very interesting panels, attendees and the venue was great."

A Flock Hedin, EKN

“Tremendous numbers of corporate delegates addressing the need for standardised trade products. GTR moves the needle.”

G Blum, BNY Mellon

"Well organised and much needed - it has been a while since we have all got together to discuss the world of trade."

L Westensee, Atradius

"Great event!"

I Kasperovic, EKN

"Great possibility to meet new and present contacts!"

J Wibjorn, Nordea

"Great event! Just go there!"

A Simonovska, Handelsbanken

"A fantastic and busy agenda which brings the Nordic trade community together. A must attend for trade practitioners."

R Hayes, Nordea

"Always great to participate in this event. Great opportunities to network with many target names."

A Larson, Caixabank

"Excellent keynote and panel discussions on relevant topics related to trade finance. It also creates a fantastic atmosphere to network and build new collaborations."

S Victoire, Cargill International

"The best trade experts conference in the Nordics."

J Henriksson, Sandvik

"Excellent speakers and interesting topics."

A Leino, Sandvik

"Very good up to excellent!"

A Liljehall, Tellux Africa

Agenda

The event provides a highly anticipated opportunity to connect with all corners of the market, from local and international banks to multinational corporations and SMEs, fintechs and alternative financiers, insurers and risk managers, lawyers, consultants, ECAs, multilaterals and more!

Click below to download the agenda and the current list of registered companies:

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Event agenda

Access the full programme featuring over 50 speakers!

*List is updated intermittently

Registered companies

Download the list of registered companies to see who you could meet at this year's event!

*List is updated intermittently

GTR event app

Delegates can access the GTR event app, including chat functions and list of delegates for up to 6 months after the event.

*Login with you work email provided at registration

Hear from over 50 industry experts


    Alison Penfold
    (Executive Director, WTW)
    Almila Arikan Sarbanoglu
    (Director, Working Capital - Receivables Finance, Kyriba)
    Anders Vium Gjelfort
    (Senior Vice-President, EIFO)
    Aneta Klosek
    (Global Director, Trade Compliance, LexisNexis Risk Solutions)
    Anthony Colclough
    (Underwriter, Political & Financial Risk, Sompo International)
    Antti Niemelä
    (Head, Transaction Banking Sales, Large Corporates & Institutions, OP Financial Group)
    Benjamin Swedberg
    (Head of Trade Finance, SEB)
    Bjorn Olausson
    (President, Elof Hansson)
    Carin Ly
    (Director, Trade Product, Bank of America)
    Carlos Teixeira
    (Head, Global Business Development & Strategy, Corporate Banking, Finastra)
    Charlotte Wiltshire
    (European Head of Corporate Coverage, Bank ABC)
    Chris Mitman
    (Head of Export & Agency Finance, Investec Bank)
    Christer Norén
    (Trade Finance Innovation Lead, Swedbank)
    Christian Overgaard
    (Chief Executive Officer, MissionPharma)
    Daniel Kelemen
    (Head of Financial Services, Polestar)
    Emma Clark
    (Global Head, Marketing & Corporate Affairs, Falcon Group)
    Enrique Rico
    (Global Head of Structured Trade & Trade Funding, Banco Santander)
    Finn Gabriel
    (Group Treasury, Vestas)
    Florence P E Tan
    (Regional Head of Global Trade Solutions, Europe, HSBC)
    Fredrik Wiik
    (Head of Global Export Finance, DNB Bank)
    Fredrik Wikner
    (Vice-President, Corporate Finance & Group Treasurer, Nokia)
    Håkan Gabrielsson
    (Chief Financial Officer, Boliden)
    Henrik Welch
    (Vice-President, Head of Group Treasury, Alfa Laval)
    Hicham El Khaoudy
    (Managing Director & Head of GTB International, First Abu Dhabi Bank (FAB))
    Jacco De Jong
    (Global Head of Sales, Bolero International)
    Johan Trocmé
    (Managing Director, Thematics, Investment Banking, Nordea)
    Jonny Carruthers
    (Director, BPL Global)
    Jukka Kuusala
    (Global Head of Trade Finance, Danske Bank)
    Kristina Hansson
    (Chief Financial Officer, Th Brunius & Co AB)
    Laurie Flaux
    (Director, Political Risk & Structured Credit, Aon)
    Lena Bertilsson
    (Director, Large Corporates, EKN)
    Mark Douglas
    (Managing Director, Strategic Accounts, PrimeRevenue)
    Mattias Persson
    (Group Chief Economist, Swedbank)
    Maxime Guy
    (Credit & Political Risk Underwriter, Liberty Global)
    Meint Boschloo
    (Director, Metals & Mining EMEA, ING)
    Michael Tancsits
    (Director, Export & Investment Finance, Raiffeisen Bank International)
    Mimi Rumpeltin
    (Senior Underwriter, Credit & Political Risk, Everest Insurance)
    Minna Kuusisto
    (Chief Analyst, Global Macro & Emerging Markets, Danske Bank)
    Natalie Wlodarczyk
    (Managing Director, Gatehouse Advisory Partners Ltd)
    Nazli Konac Edgu
    (Director, Export & Agency Finance, Citi)
    Nisha Besara
    (political scientist & moderator, Independent)
    Peter Jorgensen
    (Chief Financial Officer, WasteFuel)
    Pontus Davidsson
    (Head of International Finance , SEK)
    Raja Debnath
    (Managing Director, Veefin Solutions)
    Rebecca Harding
    (Founder, Rebeccanomics)
    Richard Hayes
    (Head of Trade Solutions Denmark & Nordic Head of Supply Chain, Nordea)
    Rodrigo Costeira
    (Structured Finance, MCA Group)
    Serge Göransson
    (Senior Business Sales Specialist, Traydstream)
    Steven Cespedes
    (Debt Finance Manager, Northvolt)
    Ted Ridderstad
    (Vice-President, Political Risk & Structured Credit, Nordics, Marsh Specialty)
    Thomas Behrens
    (Chief Financial Officer, EMEA North, SAP)
    Tony Whiddett
    (Executive Director, Origination & Structuring, Silver Birch)
    Victoria Claverie
    (Managing Director, Head of Trade & Working Capital, Europe, Standard Chartered)

Connect with over 35 event supporters

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Become a sponsor or partner

As the world’s leading trade, commodity and export finance publisher and event organiser, GTR offers sponsors and advertisers unrivalled exposure and profiling among their peer and client groups. GTR can offer various appealing options that would strategically and effectively help raise the profile of the partner, and offer a highly effective platform with which to showcase its capabilities and mission.

Why Sponsor?

– Speak to a room full of industry stakeholders

– Enhancing your brand awareness to your target market and audience

– Elevating your profile amongst peers and all industry stakeholders

– Position your company as an industry leader

– Attract new businesses, agents, customers and partners

– Deliver your message to a gathering of key players

 

>> Request the Sponsorship brochure

Contact Ed Virtue for sponsorship opportunities.

evirtue@gtreview.com | +44 (0)20 8772 3008

 

>> Request Media or Institutional Partnership

Institutional partnerships are available for government organisations and public bodies. Media partnerships and press passes are available.

Contact Elisabeth Spry for partnership opportunities.

espry@gtreview.com | +44 (0)20 8772 3006

Venue: Radisson Blu Waterfront Hotel (Congress Hall A1)
Address: Nils Ericsons Plan 4, 111 64 Stockholm, Sweden
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Information collected at one Site may be shared between Exporta Publishing & Events Ltd and other group companies for the purposes listed above.

We may transfer, sell or assign any of the information described in this policy to third parties as a result of a sale, merger, consolidation, change of control, transfer of assets or reorganisation of our business.

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We are committed to keeping the data you provide us secure and will take reasonable precautions to protect your personal data from loss, misuse or alteration.

However, the transmission of information via the internet is not completely secure. Although we will do our best to protect your personal data, we cannot guarantee the security of your data transmitted to our Site; any transmission is at your own risk. Once we have received your information, we will use strict procedures and security features described above to try to prevent unauthorised access.

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  • unauthorised modification
  • unlawful destruction or accidental loss

All our employees, contractors and data processors (i.e. those who process your personal data on our behalf, for the purposes listed above), who have access to, and are associated with the processing of your personal data, are obliged to keep the information confidential and not use it for any other purpose than to carry out the services they are performing for us.

Responsibilities

Everyone who works for or with Exporta Publishing & Events Ltd has some responsibility for ensuring data is collected, stored and handled appropriately. Each team handling personal data must ensure that it is handled and processed in line with this policy and data protection principles. However, the following people have key areas of responsibility. The board of directors is ultimately responsible for ensuring that Exporta Publishing & Events Ltd meets its legal obligations.

Name of Data Controller

The Data Controller is Exporta Publishing & Events Ltd. Exporta Publishing & Events Ltd is subject to the UK Data Protection Act 1998 and is registered in the UK with the Information Commissioner`s Office.

How to access, update and erase your personal information

If you wish to know whether we are keeping personal data about you, or if you have an enquiry about our privacy policy or your personal data held by us, in relation to any of the Sites, you can contact the Data Protection Officer via:

  • By writing to this address: Data Protection Officer, Exporta Publishing & Events Ltd, 4 Hillgate Place, London, SW12 9ER, UK
  • Telephone: +44 (0) 20 8673 9666
  • E-mail: privacy@gtreview.com

Upon request, we will provide you with a readable copy of the personal data which we keep about you. We may require proof of your identity and may charge a small fee (not exceeding the statutory maximum fee that can be charged) to cover administration and postage.

Exporta Publishing & Events Ltd allows you to challenge the data that we hold about you and, where appropriate in accordance with applicable laws, you may have your personal information:

  • erased
  • rectified or amended
  • completed

Disclosing data for other reasons

In certain circumstances, the Data Protection Act allows personal data to be disclosed to law enforcement agencies without the consent of the data subject. Under these circumstances, Exporta Publishing & Events Ltd, will disclose requested data. However, the Data Controller will ensure the request is legitimate, seeking assistance from the board and from the company’s legal advisors where necessary.

Changes to this Privacy Statement

We will occasionally update this Privacy Statement to reflect new legislation or industry practice, group company changes and customer feedback. We encourage you to review this Privacy Statement periodically to be informed of how we are protecting your personal data.

Providing information

Exporta Publishing & Events Ltd aims to ensure that individuals are aware that their data is being processed, and that they understand.

  • How the data is being used
  • How to exercise their rights

To this end, the company has a privacy statement, setting out how data relating to individuals is used by the company. This is available on request and available on the company’s website.

Review of this policy

We keep this Policy under regular review. This Privacy Statement was last updated in April 2018.

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