Throughout the year, the three FIA regions hold a range of successful events from conferences and forums to networking dinners, designed to bring the industry together.
The varied schedule includes flagship events such as Boca, IDX, Expo and FIA Asia that look to confront current issues, update delegates on industry developments and provide specialist presentations of interest to both regional and global audiences.
Each year the Futures & Options Expo boasts thousands of attendees, over 100+ exhibitors and top-notch networking opportunities - it is the world’s largest annual gathering of professionals in the listed and cleared derivatives markets.
Whether you’re walking through the exhibit hall or attending one of the more than 30 sessions, get ready for thought-provoking discussions, practical insight you can apply immediately to your own job and the chance to benchmark your activity against other industry professionals. The exhibit hall is filling up with exciting new technology, exchanges from all over the world, and front, middle and back office solutions.
The Expo Steering Committees are planning in-depth sessions on execution, clearing and technology for futures, options and cleared swaps. We are delighted to feature key exchange and clearinghouse leaders on the program again this year.
More than 100 exhibitors have already selected their booths and are planning to inform and impress you with the latest information on products, services and solutions to grow and improve your business.
Connect with more than 5,000 colleagues over drinks at the opening reception, Taste of Expo or other networking events. Introduce yourself to senior industry leaders between sessions at sponsored coffee breaks. Schedule time with industry professionals from all over the world in the meeting spaces in the exhibit halls or the lounges.
Innovators Pavilion is back!
FIA introduced Innovators Pavilion, a showcase for startup companies providing forward-thinking solutions for the futures, options and cleared swaps industry, at Expo 2015. Our Innovators Committee selected 20 startup companies to exhibit. Our Innovators introduced delegates to new approaches to reconciliation systems, surveillance software and trading tools.
FIA is the leading trade organization for the futures, options and cleared swaps markets worldwide. FIA’s membership includes clearing firms, exchanges, clearinghouses and trading firms from more than 25 countries as well as technology vendors, lawyers and other professionals serving the industry. FIA’s mission is to support open, transparent and competitive markets, protect and enhance the integrity of the financial system, and promote high standards of professional conduct. As the principal members of derivatives clearinghouses worldwide, FIA’s member firms play a critical role in the reduction of systemic risk in the global financial markets. FIA along with its affiliated associations, FIA Europe and FIA Asia, make up the global alliance, FIA Global, which seeks to address the common issues facing their collective memberships.