Just a few short weeks remain until the iFX EXPO ASIA Conference in Hong Kong, hosted by Finance Magnates and Conversion Pros. The event is a unique opportunity to bridge both the East and West, focusing on FX, CFDs, cryptocurrencies, and other asset classes.
The iFX EXPO ASIA Conference will take place on January 23-25 at the Hong Kong Convention & Exhibition Centre. Prospective attendees will have access to a full slate of panels, seminars, and workshops that touch on the leading issues currently facing the global and regional financial services industry.
The event’s location in Hong Kong represents one of the global hubs for the broader industry. Over the past year, Hong Kong and by extension Asia, have become center stage for the latest cryptocurrency boom. Indeed, the region remains at the forefront of cryptocurrency adoption, regulation, as well as the rise of initial coin offerings (ICOs).
Beyond cryptocurrencies, forex and contracts-for-difference (CFD) trading have seen their influence grow in the region as well amongst brokerages and an expanding client base. The iFX EXPO ASIA Conference will be kicked off by a welcome party on January 23, 2018, which will be followed by the two-day event itself.
Who can you expect to see?
The event is expected to draw thousands of attendees, with nearly 90 exhibitors already planning on being at the Expo. Moreover, over 55 speakers will be leading the discussions, panels, and workshops over two days, representing the brightest talent and leading executives from around the industry.
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Prospective attendees are encouraged to familiarize themselves with the Expo’s agenda, which includes a diverse slate of workshops, panels, and discussions. This includes a keynote speech that focuses on the rise of blockchain technology and the prediction markets.
The event has something for everyone whether you are interested in the FX and the traditional brokerage space or the emergent cryptocurrency industry. Both days will include in-depth workshops and panels outlining unique solutions, trading technologies, and relevant discussions focusing on ICOs, cryptos, and other topics. Have you signed up for the event yet?
iFX EXPO Panel Rundown – what’s in store for attendees?
One of the most anticipated panels of the entire event, the CEOs panel will bring together some of the leading industry players to talk about the most burning topics. This includes technology integration, the acquisition and localization in new markets, as well as cryptocurrency.
ICOs in Asia
Are ICOs reaching a new era in 2018 or is this the beginning of the end? A panel of experts will look to answer this and more, while discussion the new reality of ICOs in Asia, which is under heavy pressure from Beijing. Moreover, the panel will explain whether the token economy makes sense for the trading industry.
Chinese IBs, Global Brokerage Partnerships
Making partnerships work is one of the most important strategies in business, with Asia being no exception. The ability to successfully foster a partnership between IBs and Brokers in China is a proven recipe for success, with the panel focusing on the best techniques to accomplish this aim.
Setting up in Asia
Setting up shop in Asia, namely China is one of the most difficult feats to accomplish. With the demand for localized services being at an all time high, experts will weigh in on the most important aspects of setting up offices, regulation, and operating business across the APAC region.
Liquidity Challenges in Asia
Like anywhere else globally, providing and obtaining FX liquidity a unique blend of challenges and characteristics with Asia being no exception. Executives from across industry segments will go into extensive detail as to how trading environments in Hong Kong, Tokyo, or Singapore differ from those of London and New York. The panel will also explaining some key factors that brokers, LPs, and technology firms need to consider for regional growth.