GTR MENA will return to Dubai on February 20-21, 2024, marking 21 years in the region!
Having welcomed over 900 market leaders in 2023, the next edition will once again deliver a highly anticipated opportunity to connect with key players and access to a full spectrum of companies involved in trade and exports in this exciting region.
Covering critical market insight and enjoying the support of leading financial institutions, delegates will gain unrivalled insights through an extensive programme of over 80 expert speakers, while the exhibition hall will provide an invaluable opportunity to network and connect with industry leaders, peers and potential clients.
We look forward to seeing you there!
What others are saying
“GTR MENA has created an effective platform that facilitates a discussion related to challenges faced by SMEs or businesses of any size in the region. It also highlights the benefits of encouraging a culture of entrepreneurship while initiating conversations around getting more visibility in a competitive landscape.”
H Al Khazaleh, Etihad Credit Insurance (ECI)
“Once again, GTR pulled off an amazing event in 2020. Great networking, great content – an absolute must-attend!”
R Harding, Coriolis Technologies
"Awesome event with a packed and relevant agenda for the current macro economic scenario."
S Kuriyakkattil, Bank FAB
"GTR MENA is full of well calibrated content, accomplished and resourceful panelists/speakers who may help to broaden one’s horizon and bring in highly valuable perspectives to the pressing issues of trade and commodity finance industry."
O Gunes, Sberbank (Switzerland) AG
"Participating at GTR MENA 2022 was a great way to reconnect with the industry after the last two years, see old contacts and make new ones. So much has happened since the start of the pandemic, and GTR MENA was the best forum to catch up on developments, news & progress in one place."
"Great speakers and excellent for networking."
M Wahsh, Abu Dhabu Ports Group
"It is vital therefore for all professionals involved in trade to be up to date with innovation, disruption and the advance of technology. That is precisely the value offered by GTR MENA. This is where the rubber hits the road!"
"Very useful, topics and areas are taken correctly. A useful event to get in touch with new people who are all in global trade."
V Arunachalam, Platinum Corporates
"I thoroughly appreciated and enjoyed the opportunity to discuss emerging trade finance trends with industry players at GTR MENA 2022. These events always have a positive atmosphere and are now more relevant than ever given the shifting landscape post-pandemic. I look forward to next year’s event!"
Overall great event, critical topics being discussed and high level of participation with excellent networking opportunities. Keep up the great work."
Y Tahboub, Bank of Jordan
"Once again an excellent event hosted by the highly professional GTR Team. The fact that it is one of the first in-person Conferences after two years, also made it a landmark event enjoyed by Banks, Insurers, Traders and a wide spectrum of other Stakeholders alike."
"Outstanding event held at GTR MENA in Dubai. The content was extremely informative and relevant, while there were some very good networking opportunities between banks, corporations, intermediaries and fintechs."
"Well done GTR, you keep raising the bar."
"GTR is doing an amazing job in helping companies and financiers connect with each other. We have been connected with GTR for a few years now and will continue doing the same. Cheers!"
"GTR MENA continues to grow an importance with a record 900+ attendees this year. Exceptional networking opportunities with corporates and banks."
M Iqbal, Standard Chartered
"Great networking place, very interesting insight views, seasoned panel of experts and speakers."
"What a great opportunity to meet like-minded people keen on doing business, well done GTR for hosting such a fantastic event!"
“GTR MENA is an integral part of the regional trade finance community to reflect upon emerging corridor opportunities along with changing dynamics and new risks to remain relevant in the market.”
"I have attended several editions of GTR MENA, this year’s event was special being a virtual one and my first as a panellist on a hot topic of the year. I enjoyed the entire experience, from the preparation phase until we went live. The organisers were helpful, simple and fun to work with, whilst after the session, I received several emails which proved the efficiency of such virtual sessions. Looking forward to next year’s event."
"Worldwide GTR conferences allow businesses to improve, while discussing, sharing views and networking with the greatest experts in trade finance. Attending GTR gives the opportunity to touch base regarding the latest developments, hot topics and possible solutions to the main issues of the decade."
"Congratulations on the MENA conference – the content is great and the platform impressive. Highly relevant for the Indian Ocean region."
“GTR does it again and again! The GTR MENA 2020 had the best selection of attendees, panellists and exhibitors focused on SCF. This year I attended both the India and MENA events, and both were top class. I have now added these events to my annual calendar.”
"Terrific event, have had the privilege of speaking at past forums. Very solid topics, senior stakeholder attendance, well organized – put on your short list!"
"GTR MENA is an opportunity that I would not miss at any cost. Over the years it has transformed from simple networking to knowledge sharing and creating a source of ‘GO TO’ for information."
S Desai, Humana International
“GTR has always been a great place to network; the content, speakers and panel discussions were well chosen, engaging and relevant to the industry trends.”
L Almeida, Markel International (Dubai) Limited
"GTR brings the trade and export finance community together which contributes to improved governance, knowledge and leadership in the region."
"GTR MENA remains the industry event for all things trade related. If you are connected to trade, this is the event to be at."
"An inclusive platform for trade, finance and commodities."
"Great sessions, excellent moderation and content."
"I have found this to be the most useful and relevant annual trade event in the UAE that brings all key stakeholders together for a great information exchange and networking experience!"
E U Ahmed, Dubai Islamic Bank
"A very important event in the schedule of any company and banker seeking to develop trade finance solutions."Dr Ashraf Mahate, Dubai Industries & Exports
Dr A Mahate, Dubai Industries & Exports
“GTR MENA 2023 saw amazing participation from exporters/importers, fintech's, service providers facilitating International trade, and global banks. Sessions were very enriching”
"GTR MENA was once again an excellent event with a fantastic agenda. The virtual event was extremely well coordinated and absolutely seamless."
Sudhir Dole, CEO-Trade Information Network
"Perfect organization, well-charted out, relevant and eloquent speakers of incredible high level. The exchange of ideas and outlook for the way forward was appreciated in these uncertain times. GTR MENA once again knocked it out of the park as one of the premier trade-related events for the region."
Naura Hussain, United Bank Ltd.
"Thanks to the GTR Team for another superbly organized event. The relevance and content of the event has driven the record attendance. Many thanks to the panelists for the lively conversations!"
"Very important opportunity to expand to new terms, knowledge and business insight, meet experts from many business and trade sectors. Thanks GTR for organizing this!"
“I was delighted to participate in GTR MENA 2020 and for GTR to highlight and showcase the importance of the need to address sustainable supply chains as well as to be involved in the tech showcase. I had the opportunity to learn more about some really interesting fintech start-ups that are creating solutions we need.”
L McAuley, Global Trade Professionals Alliance (GTPA)
"Great event and by far the largest in terms of corporate, financial institutions and fintechs attending. Well done indeed!"
"GTR is a great event to stay relevant to the market especially during pandemic and networking adds great flavor to whole event with knowledge sharing in MENA trade landscape."
GTR MENA remains THE event where stakeholders across the region are able to gather on a common platform to share their experiences and knowledge."
"Another amazing event with good learning and discussion in GTR MENA"
Early booking discount
Early booking discount available for new registrations only and not in conjunction with additional discounts. 10% is automatically processed during online checkout for both Corporate Rate and Standard Rate passes, or over phone with a GTR Team member.
» Early booking discount available until January 19, 2024
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