2018 INTERNATIONAL FOREX & DIGITAL CURRENCY TRADING EXPO 

SOUTH AFRICA, JOHANNESBURG

The 2018 International Forex and Digital Currency Trading Expo (South Africa) will bring together all local and international participants in the retail Foreign Exchange & Crypto-currency Trading Market (commonly known as the currency trading markets for individual investors). 

We will provide a platform for all participants to engage with each other and share ideas, knowledge, and experiences through face-to-face conversations, lectures, seminars, panel discussions and an exhibition of products and services.

WORLD CLASS, AWARD WINNING, STATE OF THE ART VENUE 
A PRESTIGIOUS LIST OF OVER 15 KEYNOTE SPEAKERS
RETAIL FOREX 
PRODUCTS/SERVICES ON EXHIBITION
ATTENDEES COMPRISING OVER 1500 ONLINE TRADERS

WHO WILL

ATTEND      

 

Sharing Knowledge 

|   

Establishing Partnerships 

INTERNATIONAL

GUEST OF HONOR      

ASHRAF LAIDI

Ashraf Laidi is an independent strategist, trader and founder of Intermarket Strategy Ltd and author of "Currency Trading & Intermarket Analysis".  He is the former chief global strategist at City Index / FX Solutions, where he focused on foreign exchange and global macro developments pertaining to central bank policies, sovereign debt and intermarket dynamics.

 

Ashraf had also served as Chief Strategist at CMC Markets, where he headed a global team of analysts and led seminars and trainings in four continents. His insights on currencies and commodities won him several #1 rankings with FXWeek and Reuters. Prior to CMC Markets, Laidi monitored the performance of a multi-FX portfolio at the United Nations, assessed sovereign and project investment risk with the World Bank, and analyzed emerging market bonds at Reuters. He also created the first 24-hour currency web site for traders and researchers alike on the eve of the creation of the euro

Ashraf Laidi's market analysis extends to the study of major equity indices, gold and oil, shedding light on the appropriate signals emerging from these markets and their implications for currencies. His specialty in synthesizing commodities, with risk appetite, market sentiment and Fed policy has won him numerous plaudits. His currency predictions placed him at the top of the 12 and 1-month ranking of FXWeeks currency forecasts and at the top of Reuters monthly Foreign Exchange Poll.

 

Laidi regularly appears on CNBC TV (US, Europe, Arabia and Asia/Pacific), Bloomberg TV (US, Asia/Pacific, France and Spain), BNN, PBS's Nightly Business Report, and BBC. His insights also appear in the Financial Times, the Wall Street Journal, Barrons, the New York Times, Marketwatch, TheStreet.com, Futures, and a host of other international publications. Besides his habitual media appearances and seminars in English, Laidi has given numerous interviews in Arabic, French, and Spanish to audiences spanning from Canada, Central America and Asia/Pacific.

 

   Discovering Synergies

DISCUSSION

TOPICS      

CATEGORY A:    THE SOUTH AFRICAN ONLINE 

                     TRADING EXPERIENCE      

Only in Africa (Keynote Speech/Panel Discussion)

Unique opportunities, challenges and trends prevalent only in the South African market (and by extension, the Rest of Africa) as opposed to the world

Navigating the South African Regulatory Landscape (Panel Discussion)

Advisory seminar on the SA regulation as it relates to the forex and crypto-currency trading industry and all its constituents (by the SA Reserve Bank & the Financial Services Board delegates) 

The Retail Trader & the Taxman (Panel Discussion)
Advisory seminar on The South African Revenue Services (SARS) and the applicable Tax Implications on the Retail Traders profits (by SARS Delegates & Expert TAX advisors)  

Trading the South African Rand in the midst of Political & Economic uncertainty (Panel Discussion)

Political & Economic outlook & forecasts by leading South African economists, financial  journalists & market commentators 

Know Your Customer (KYC) (Keynote speech/Panel Discussion)

An in-depth view of the economic characteristics of the South African retail forex trader in yesterday’s market, in today’s market & in tomorrow’s market

Trading FX & Crypto-currencies for a Living in South Africa – Is it possible? (Panel Discussion)
A discussion around the realistic expected monthly returns (as a percentage of a portfolio vs. the general standard of living in South Africa 

CATEGORY B:    THE GENERAL RETAIL ONLINE

                     TRADING EXPERIENCE      

The Current & Expected future state of the G8 currencies: 2018 – 2019 (Keynote Speech)

Economic outlook and forecasts by world-renowned market and economic commentators

How Traders can survive Currency wars and Trade wars (Keynote Speech)

(Advisory lecture by world-renowned financial market & economic commentators)

The differences between Professional Investment Bank traders and Retail Traders (Keynote speech)

Trading masterclasses & insights into Professional Trading & Fund Management Strategies; by ex- Investment Banking & Hedge fund Traders (JP Morgan, Deutsche Bank, Goldman Sachs, UBS, Citi, etc.)

Understanding the Different types of Brokers and their operating models (Panel Discussion)

An in-depth look at some of the operating models used in the Forex Brokerage industry (Dealing Desks, NDD Brokers, Market Maker Brokers, ECN Brokers, STP Brokers, etc.)

Using the correct Analysis Tools for your specific Trading style & Trading time frame (Panel Discussion)

An in-depth discussion on the different trading styles & trading timeframes, followed by recommendations on the most appropriate analysis tools and settings for each

Digital Innovation : The Modern Retail Trading environment (Panel Discussion)

Virtual Dealing rooms, Social Trading, Trading lounges, Online Trading Groups

The Retail Trader’s little black book (Panel Discussion)

Education, Training, Mentorship, Trading Signal Providers & Automated Trading Robots

The Mistakes that Retail traders always make  (Panel Discussion)

(e.g. Unrealistic Expectations, Excessive leverage & risk, Strategy hopping, etc)

The challenges we face with Retail Forex Brokers & Dealers - A view from the Retail Trader's Desk (Panel Discussion)

A panel discussion by South African Retail traders detailing some of the challenges they experience with their Brokers, along with some suggestions on how Brokers can refine their User's experience  

The Crypto-Currency discussion (Bitcoin, Ethereum, Dash, Monaro, Zee Cash, etc.) (Panel Discussion)

An in-depth discussion on some of the opportunities and risks in Crypto-Currency investing & trading

Alternative Investment and Trading avenues in the currencies market  (Panel Discussion)

(A discussion on Exchange traded Foreign Currency instruments i.e. JSE Currency Derivatives, Currency options, Currency futures, etc.)

OUR ESTEEMED  

PANEL OF SPEAKERS      

15+ LOCAL & INTERNATIONAL INDUSTRY THOUGHT-LEADERS & VISIONARIES

A diverse panel of world-renowned Forex Trading Keynote Speakers & Subject Matter Experts will share their knowledge on the noteworthy topics of the day, the current and expected future state of the currencies market, along with some insights on Fundamental Analysis, Technical Analysis & Trading Strategies used in the professional banking & fund management industries.

Our international panel will be complemented by a wide selection of highly acclaimed local Foreign Exchange Trading industry experts who will share their expertise on the recent developments, opportunities and challenges in the South African Retail Forex Trading market

(Keynote Speaker profiles coming soon) 

 

MEET SOME OF OUR

GUEST SPEAKERS & PANELLISTS

AFFILIATES, PARTNERS  

EXHIBITORS & SPONSORS      

WITH US IT'S NOT JUST BUSINESS, IT'S PERSONAL 

Our Exhibitors, Sponsors, Partners & Affiliates will have the opportunity to engage their potential clients at a personal level, showcase their latest product and service offerings to a captive targeted audience of 2000+ retail forex traders, and get immediate feedback and in-depth insights on the latest consumer perceptions, trends, behaviours and preferences.

Our exhibition floor has also been tailored to provide an optimal environment for exhibitors to connect with other market participants, share knowledge, discover synergies and establish partnerships with their local and international peers.

MEET SOME OF OUR

GUEST SPEAKERS & PANELLISTS

 

VENUE & LOCATION

SANDTON CONVENTION CENTRE

161 Maude Street, Sandton, Johannesburg, Gauteng, South Africa

Sandton Convention Centre is South Africa's leading event venue. 

Conveniently located in the vibrant business district of Sandton and at the center of the financial hub of Johannesburg, it is within easy reach of the Gautrain and O. R. Tambo International Airport. 

 

The Sandton Convention Centre (SCC) is flanked by a number of leading hotels, sophisticated shopping centres and entertainment complexes

VENUE & LOCATION

SANDTON CONVENTION CENTRE

161 Maude Street, Sandton, Johannesburg, Gauteng, South Africa

 

REGISTRATION

The 2018 International Forex Trading Expo (South Africa) takes place on the 30th of June 2018 at The Sandton Convention Centre from 09h00 to 19h00.

 

 

  • Official Exhibitor Registrations NOW CLOSED !

  • Official Visitor Registrations NOW CLOSED ! 

 

 

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Alternatively, you can also send an email to  info@saforexexpo.com

 

 

CONTACT US

CONTACT DETAILS

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              116 Oxford Road, Melrose Estate

              Johannesburg, Gauteng

              South Africa

              2196

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