Partner Events

Global Trade Review is your event’s ideal media partner with GTR magazine, the world’s number one trade finance magazine, providing essential news and analysis for companies and organisations involved in international trade.

For an event listing or a media partnership please contact marketing@gtreview.com.


FCI 50th Annual Meeting
June 10-14, 2018 | Amsterdam, The Netherlands

For its 50th edition, FCI will hold the Annual Meeting in Amsterdam, its headquarter city.
This special golden anniversary will provide an opportunity to look back and celebrate the rise of factoring and receivables finance over the past 50 years but also look ahead to the next 50 years, to gauge the direction of the industry and discuss and debate the most important developments.
We will ensure that the 50th anniversary will be a conference that you cannot miss.
More information and registration here.



ICC Trade & Supply Chain Finance Conference 
June 12, 2018 | London

The ICC United Kingdom’s Trade and Supply Chain Finance Conference is a one-day event that will convene a host of senior representatives – including senior trade officials, corporates, alternative financiers, regulators, academics and fintechs – from across the trade and supply chain finance industries to discuss the challenges and solutions to accessing finance, the ways in which we can foster collaboration and innovation, bridge the trade finance gap and deliver paperless trade. This year’s conference will capitalise on the unique role of the UK as the no.1 global financial centre, 3rd largest e-commerce market and G7 economy.


Harnessing Fintech Innovation in Retail Banking
June 20-21, 2018 | London

Arena International is pleased to announce that the 4th Annual Harnessing Fintech Innovation in Retail Banking conference, will return on the 20th -21st of June 2018, in London.

With an exciting mix of panels, lightning rounds and interactive workshops on the programme, delegates discussed practical strategies for integrating with fintech, encouraging a culture of innovation in the traditional bank and complying with PSD2. The 2018 program aims to cover the latest content under the theme of innovation in retail banking so if you have an interesting topic proposal or case study, please get in touch with the programme director.


Africa Insurance & Reinsurance Conference
June 20-21, 2018 | Nairobi, Kenya

The Africa Insurance & Reinsurance Conference, a regionally focused event now in its 8th edition has steadily become a gateway for the global and regional investors to engage local leaders as they seek ways to increase insurance penetration in the continent. Notwithstanding unprecedented economic growth (a substantial component of this dependent on the financial & insurance sector), industry experts say that the insurance market in the continent still remain small and comparatively underdeveloped. The growth potential going forward is therefore significantly high and insurance industry must strive for competitive excellence by increasingly seeking new growth markets and products.


Blockchain For Finance Conference, Asia Pacific 2018
June 20-21, 2018 | Singapore

Conference Objective: Examine the latest finance use cases to advance your DLT/Blockchain projects from proof of concept to full-scale production.

Conference Content:

  • The Digital Journey: Hear how a range of financial institutions see distributed ledger technologies fitting into their wider digital strategy​
  • Latest Use Cases: Benefit from the most cutting-edge projects in payments, KYC, insurance, bond issuance, trade finance, capital markets and more to visualise the potential of DLT
  • Regulation and Legislation: Assess the regulatory landscape surrounding blockchain technology and how different markets are responding to change
  • Interoperability: Understand the importance of ensuring interoperability between blockchain solutions and legacy technologies to guarantee seamless adoption
  • Business Case: Consider how to leverage the commercial opportunity of blockchain whilst assessing whether the prize is worth the initial investment
  • The World of ICO’s: Understand how tokens are issued, governed and traded as well as the consumer protection challenges associated with them

Download further information.
Register for your ticket. 


3rd Emerging Banking & Fintech Summit 2018
June 26-27, 2018 | Myanmar

The 3rd Emerging Asia Banking & FinTech Summit 2018 is set to deliver first-hand insights and robust opinions from industry experts to help you better strategize your blueprints. Network with key industry players and seize the opportunity to benefit from the only authoritative platform that showcases and dissects real issues, providing you with a practical assessment of emerging opportunities from the region’s financial transformation. To register or request more information, contact Jose at +65 6846 2366 or via email today.


Blockchain Summit London
June 27-28, 2018 | Olympia Conference Centre, London

Blockchain Summit Series is the world’s leading dedicated blockchain-for-business event. No other blockchain event can boast the size, scale and platform of blockchain summit.
Blockchain Summit London is built around an unparalleled programme of visionary speakers and case studies.
The London event is built around an unparalleled programme of over 120 visionary speakers, 45 inspirational case studies, round table discussions, facilitated business meetings, hosted networking sessions and more provide exceptional opportunities for attendees to connect with industry leaders and innovators.

Register now to reserve your Blockchain Summit London ticket.

Twitter: @BlockchainHQ
Hashtag: #BlockchainSummit


Blockchain Summit Singapore
August 28, 2018 | Suntec, Singapore

Blockchain Summit Series is the world’s leading dedicated blockchain-for-business event. No other blockchain event can boast the size, scale and platform of blockchain summit.
Blockchain Summit Singapore is built around an unparalleled programme of visionary speakers and case studies.
This event is built around an unparalleled programme of over 60 visionary speakers, 25 inspirational case studies, round table discussions, facilitated business meetings, hosted networking sessions and more
provide exceptional opportunities for attendees to connect with industry leaders and innovators.

Register now to reserve your Blockchain Summit Singapore ticket.

Twitter: @BlockchainHQ
Hashtag: #BlockchainSummit


45th Annual International Trade and Forfaiting Conference
September 4-6, 2018 | Table Bay Hotel | Cape Town, South Africa

The ITFA 45th Annual International Trade and Forfaiting Conference will take place at the Table Bay Hotel in Cape Town, South Africa from Tuesday 4th September to Thursday 6th September, 2018. The conference will begin on the evening of Tuesday, 4th September with a welcome dinner on the stunning 28th floor of the Cape Town offices of First Rand Bank with views to Table Mountain and the sea. The conference itself will then take place over two full days on Wednesday and Thursday.
Be sure to register for the Conference as soon as possible!
Attending the ITFA annual conference is essential to doing business in the trade finance market and a good chance for all markets to exchange views with each other. We do hope that you will participate.
The speakers are at the very top of their game and will be talking on issues and finding solutions to problems that are relevant to you and the markets. The entertainment and dinner venues will be spectacular, underlining ITFA’s legendary reputation for hospitality.

Super Early Bird available until 15 April. Please be sure to register for the Conference, we look forward to having the chance to welcome you to Cape Town!


The 3rd China Digital Supply Chain Innovation Summit 2018
September 11-12, 2018 | Shanghai, China

The theme of the summit is “Intelligent Transformation of Supply Chain”. We will share the latest ideas with supply chain professionals from the multi-industry to discuss the best practices to keep up with customer demand, expectations and build towards end to end transparent,integrated ,agile supply chain with disruptive technologies like IoT, data analytics, blockchain, AI, cloud and machine learning.


 

10th Energy Trading Operations & Technology Summit (ETOT)
October 10-12, 2018 | London, UK

The 10th Energy Trading Operations & Technology Summit (ETOT) is back this year in October in London. This is Europe’s primary meeting point for back office and IT professionals in energy trading.
Focus areas this year will be looking at:

  • Back Office; the backbone of energy trading. ETOT will provide that space for discussion with a dedicated stream of session.
  • Technology; this is the part of the industry that will see the biggest and most disruptive changes in the coming years, impacting all other areas of the business. ETOT is designed to get you up to speed with the latest innovation developments including blockchain and many more.
  • Energy Trading Transformation; depending on where the revolution comes from, energy trading is bound to change, hence the industry needs to be working towards standardisation more than ever. ETOT will be the place to be up to date with these upcoming trends.

For more information about ETOT, speakers updates and being a partner, please visit the event web page or contact Jessica Jonah.
Sign up for ETOT here.


 

Blockchain Summit San Francisco
October 18, 2018 | Format Mason Center, San Francisco

Blockchain Summit Series is the world’s leading dedicated blockchain-for-business event. No other blockchain event can boast the size, scale and platform of blockchain summit.
Blockchain Summit San Francisco is built around an unparalleled programme of visionary speakers and case studies.
This event is built around an unparalleled programme of over 60 educational talks, 25 inspirational case studies, round table discussions, facilitated business meetings, hosted networking sessions and more to provide exceptional opportunities for attendees to connect with industry leaders and innovators.

Register now to reserve your Blockchain Summit San Francisco ticket.

Twitter: @BlockchainHQ
Hashtag: #BlockchainSummit


Blockchain Summit Dubai
November 27, 2018 | The Address Dubai Marina, Dubai, UAE

Blockchain Summit Series is the world’s leading dedicated blockchain-for-business event. No other blockchain event can boast the size, scale and platform of blockchain summit.
Blockchain Summit Dubai is built around an unparalleled programme of visionary speakers and case studies.
This event is built around an unparalleled programme of over 60 visionary speakers, 25 inspirational case studies, round table discussions, facilitated business meetings, hosted networking sessions and more provide exceptional opportunities for attendees to connect with industry leaders and innovators.

Register now to reserve your Blockchain Summit Dubai ticket.

Twitter: @BlockchainHQ
Hashtag: #BlockchainSummit

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Privacy Policy

Our privacy commitments

This Privacy Policy outlines the information we may collect about you in relation to your use of our websites, events, related publications and services (“personal data”) and how we may use that personal data. It also outlines the methods by which we and our service providers may (subject to necessary consents) monitor your online behaviour to deliver customised advertisements, marketing materials and other tailored services. This Privacy Policy also tells you how you can verify the accuracy of your personal data and how you can request that we delete or update it.

This Privacy Policy applies to all websites operated by Exporta Publishing & Events Ltd (as indicated on the relevant website).

This privacy statement does not cover the activities of third parties, and you should consult those third-party sites’ privacy policies for information on how your data is used by them.

Any questions regarding this Policy and our privacy practices should be sent by e-mail to privacy@gtreview.com or by writing to Data Protection Officer at, Exporta Publishing & Events Ltd, 4 Hillgate Place, London, SW12 9ER, United Kingdom. Alternatively, you can telephone our London headquarters at +44 (0) 20 8673 9666.

Who are we?

Established in 2002 and with offices in London and Singapore, Exporta Publishing & Events Ltd is the world’s leading trade and trade finance media company, offering information, news, events and services for companies and individuals involved in global trade.

Our principal business activities are:

  • Business-to-Business financial publishing. We provide a range of products and services focused on international commodities, export, supply chain and trade finance markets including magazines, newsletters, electronic information and data
  • Organisers of seminars, conferences, training courses and exhibitions for the finance industry

Exporta Publishing & Events Ltd is a company registered in the United Kingdom with company number 4407327 | VAT Registration: 799 1585 59

Data Protection Policy

This Data Protection Policy explains when and why we collect personal information about people who visit our website, how we use it, the conditions under which we may disclose it to others and how we keep it secure.

Why do we collect information from you?

Our primary goal in collecting personal data from you is to give you an enjoyable customised experience whilst allowing us to provide services and features that will meet your needs.
We collect certain personal data from you, which you give to us when using our Site and/or registering or subscribing for our products and services. However, we also give you the option to access our Sites’ home pages without subscribing or registering or disclosing your personal data.

We also collect certain personal data from other group companies to whom you have given information through their websites (including, by way of example, Exporta Publishing & Events Ltd and subsidiaries, in accordance with the purposes listed below). Should we discover that any such personal data has been delivered to any of the Sites, we will remove that information as soon as possible.

Why this policy exists

This Data Protection Policy ensures Exporta Publishing & Events Ltd:

  • Complies with data protection law and follow good practice
  • Protects the rights of staff, customers and partners
  • Is open about how it stores and processes individuals’ data
  • pretexts itself from the risk of a data breach

We may change this Policy from time to time so please check this page occasionally to ensure that you’re happy with any changes. By using our website, you’re agreeing to be bound by this Policy.

Data protection law

The Data Protection Act 1998 described how organisations – including Exporta Publishing & Events Ltd – must collect, handle and store personal information. These rules apply regardless of whether data is stored electronically, on paper or on other materials. To comply with the law, personal information collected must be stored safely, not disclosed unlawfully and used fairly.

The Data Protection Act is underpinned by eight important principles. These say that personal data must:

  • Be processed fairly and lawfully
  • Be obtained only for specific, lawful purposes
  • Be adequate, relevant and not excessive
  • Be accurate and kept up to date
  • Not be held for any longer than necessary
  • Processed in accordance with the rights of data subjects
  • Be protected in appropriate ways
  • Not be transferred outside the European Economic Area (EEA), unless that country of territory also ensures an adequate level of protection

How do we collect information from you?

We obtain information about you when you use our website, for example, when you contact us about products and services, when you register for an event, register to receive eNewsletters, subscribe or register for a trial to our GTR magazine/website.

 Types of Personal Data Held and its Use

1.      Customer Services and Administration

On some Sites, Exporta Publishing & Events Ltd collects personal data such as your name, job title, department, company, e-mail, phone, work and/or home address, in order to register you for access to certain content, subscriptions and events. In addition, we may also store information including IP address and page analytics, including information regarding what pages are accessed, by whom and when.

This information is used to administer and deliver to you the products and/or services you have requested, to operate our Sites efficiently and improve our service to you, and to retain records of our business transactions and communications. By using the Sites and submitting personal information through the registration process you are agreeing that we may collect, hold, process and use your information (including personal information) for the purpose of providing you with the Site services and developing our business, which shall include (without limitation) the purposes described in the below paragraphs.

2.      Monitoring use of our Sites

Where, as part of our Site services, we enable you to post information or materials on our Site, we may access and monitor any information which you upload or input, including in any password-protected sections. Subject to any necessary consents, we also monitor and/or record the different Sites you visit and actions taken on those Sites, e.g. content viewed or searched for. If you are a registered user (e.g. a subscriber or taking a trial), when you log on, this places a cookie on your machine. This enables your access to content and services that

are not publicly available. Once you are logged on, the actions you take – for example, viewing an article – will be recorded (subject to any necessary consents). We may use technology or a service provider to do this for us. This information may be used for one or more of the following purposes:

  • to fulfil our obligations to you;
  • to improve the efficiency, quality and design of our Sites and services;
  • to see which articles, features and services are most read and used
  • to track compliance with our terms and conditions of use, e.g. to ensure that you are acting within the scope of your user licence;
  • for marketing purposes (subject to your rights to opt-in and opt-out of receiving certain marketing communications) – see paragraph 3 below;
  • for advertising purposes, although the information used for these purposes does not identify you personally. Please see paragraph 5 below for more details;
  • to protect or comply with our legal rights and obligations; and
  • to enable our journalists to contact and interact with you online in connection with any content you may post to our Sites.

Please see paragraph 5 below for more information on cookies and similar technologies and a link to a page where you can turn them on or off.

3.      Marketing

Some of your personal data collected under paragraphs 1 and 2 above may be used by us to contact you by e-mail, telephone and/or post for sending information or promotional material on our products and/or services and/or those of our other group companies.
We give you the opportunity to opt-out of receiving marketing communications. Further detail can be found on the applicable Site and in the footer of each marketing communication sent by us, our group companies or service providers. See also “Consents and opt-outs” section below.
We will not share your information with third parties for marketing purposes.

4.      Profiling

We may analyse your personal information to create a profile of your interests and preferences so that we can contact you with information relevant to you.

5.      Cookies and similar technologies

All our Sites use cookies and similar technical tools to collect information about your access to the Site and the services we provide.

What is a cookie?

When you enter some sites, your computer will be issued with a cookie. Cookies are text files that identify your computer to servers. Cookies in themselves do not identify the individual user, just the computer used.

Many sites do this whenever a user visits their site in order to track traffic flows, recording those areas of the site that have been visited by the computer in question, and for how long.

Users have the opportunity to set their computers to accept all cookies, to notify them when a cookie is issued, or not to receive cookies at any time. Selecting not to receive means that certain personalised services Exporta Publishing & Events Ltd offers cannot then be provided to that user.

 

Why do we use cookies?

  1. Log In – Where we provide log in mechanisms for site users a cookie is created at login and for the duration of the session. Each cookie contains a unique reference number only (no personal information) which is used to confirm you are authorised.
  2. Analytics – To allow us to keep track of traffic to our website we use cookies. The cookies simply tell us if you have previously visited our website so we can get more accurate figures for New vs Returning visitors.

Find and control your cookies

All of the major browser providers offer advice on setting up and using the privacy and security functions for their products. If you require technical advice or support for a specific browser/version please contact the provider or visit their website for further details: www.microsoft.com / www.mozilla.com / www.apple.com
 / www.opera.com / www.aol.com / www.netscape.com
 / www.flock.com / www.google.com

We may use cookies to:

  • remember that you have used the Site before; this means we can identify the number of unique visitors we receive to different parts of the Site. This allows us to make sure we have enough capacity for the number of users that we get and make sure that the Site runs fast enough
  • remember your login session so you can move from one page to another within the Site;
  • store your preferences or your user name and password so that you do not need to input these details every time you visit the Site;
  • customise elements of the layout and/or content of the pages of Site for you;
  • record activity on our Sites so that we understand how you use our Sites enabling us to better tailor our content, services and marketing to your needs;
  • collect statistical information about how you use the Site so that we can improve the Site; and
  • gather information about the pages on the Site that you visit, and other information about other websites that you visit, so as to place you in a “market segment”. This information is only collected by reference to the IP address that you are using, but does include information about the county and city you are in, together with the name of your internet service provider.

Most web browsers automatically accept cookies but, if you prefer, you can change your browser to prevent that, or to notify you each time a cookie is set. You can also learn more about cookies in general by visiting www.allaboutcookies.org which includes additional useful information on cookies and how to block cookies using different types of browser. Please note however, that by blocking, deleting or turning off cookies used on the Site you may not be able to take full advantage of the Site.

6.      E-mail tracking

E-mail tracking is a method for monitoring the e-mail delivery to those subscribers who have opted-in to receive marketing e-mails from GTR, including GTR Africa, GTR Asia, GTR Americas, GTR Europe, GTR Mena, GTR eNews, Third party e-mails and GTR Ventures.

Why do we track e-mails?

So that we can better understand our users’ needs, we track responses, subscription behaviour and engagement to our e-mails – for example, to see which links are the most popular in newsletters. They enable us to understand the consumers journey through metrics including open rate, click-through rate, bounces and unsubscribes. Any other purposes for which Exporta Publishing & Events Ltd wishes to use your personal data will be notified to you and your personal data will not be used for any such purpose without obtaining your prior consent.

How do you track GTR eNewsletters?

To do this, we use pixel GIFs, also known as “pixel tags” – these are small image files that are placed within the body of our e-mail messages. When that image is downloaded from our web servers, the e-mail is recorded as being opened. By using some form of digitally time-stamped record to reveal the exact time and date that an e-mail was received or opened, as well the IP address of the recipient.

7.      Consents and opt-outs

You can give your consent to opt-out of all or any particular uses of your data as indicated above by:

  • Indicating at the point on the relevant Site where personal data is collected
  • Informing us by e-mail, post or phone
  • Updating your preferences on the applicable Site or eNewsletter (unsubscribe and preference options are available in the footer of each eNewsletter)

To turn cookies and similar technologies on and off, see the information in paragraph 5 above. Any questions regarding consents and opt-outs should be sent by e-mail to privacy@gtreview.com or by writing to Data Protection Officer at, Exporta Publishing & Events Ltd, 4 Hillgate Place, London, SW12 9ER, United Kingdom. Alternatively, you can telephone our London headquarters at +44 (0) 20 8673 9666.

8.      Disclosures

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.

9.      Public forums, message boards and blogs

Some of our Sites may have a message board, blogs or other facilities for user generated content available and users can participate in these facilities. Any information that is disclosed in these areas becomes public information and you should always be careful when deciding to disclose your personal information.

10.  Data outside the EEA

Services on the Internet are accessible globally so collection and transmission of personal data is not always limited to one country. Exporta Publishing & Events Ltd may transfer your personal data, for the above-listed purposes to other third parties, which may be located outside the European Economic Area and/or with a different level of personal data protection. However, when conducting transfers, we take all necessary steps to ensure that your data is treated reasonably, securely and in accordance with this Privacy Statement.

Who has access to your information?

Confidentiality and Security of Your Personal Data

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.

We have implemented information security policies, rules and technical measures to protect the personal data that we have under our control from:

  • unauthorised access
  • improper use or disclosure
  • 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.