The 29th BAFT Annual Conference on International Trade, specifically designed for international trade practitioners, is focused on the key issues that enhance the growth and impact of trade finance on the economy.

The 29th BAFT Annual Conference on International Trade, specifically designed for international trade practitioners, is focused on the key issues that enhance the growth and impact of trade finance on the economy.

Location:

29th Annual Conference on International Trade
Reinvention. Resilience. Reliability.
October 23 – 25, 2019
Chicago Illinois

Special Conference Features

What’s on the Minds of Global Trade Heads?

We’ve gathered global trade heads from different regions to share how they are dealing with new regulatory and compliance requirements, finding new pockets of growth and investing in new products in the open account/working capital space, competing and collaborating with Fintechs, managing their balance sheet, returns and distribution mechanisms, attracting and retaining talent, and more.

Speaker’s Corner

Missed asking questions to our distinguished panellists during the session? This is your second chance! We’ve carved out a special time and space for you to meet with our speakers and get your questions answered.

Innovation Showcase

We’ve invited several prominent trade consortia and providers to showcase their trade solutions during four 25-minute presentations. You are invited to attend as many demonstrations as you are able to, moving from one demonstration to the next.

Dedicated Bilateral Meetings

Meet with several of your clients and prospects in one venue! We’ve included special times throughout the conference for you to schedule meetings with prospects, clients, and colleagues, saving you travel time and money!

Receive Continuing Professional Development (CPD) Credits for CDCS, CSDG, CSCF and CTFC

The Conference has been approved for 12 CPD learning hours for CDCS, CSDG and CSCF. This represents at least 1/3 of your required CPD hours for re-certification. In addition, you can also earn 6 CPDs towards CTFC re-certification which fulfils the minimal yearly requirement for CTFC.