FinTech Exchange crowd 2017
FinTech Exchange business exhibit hall 2017
FinTech Exchange reception 2017


FinTech Exchange 2018 will be our biggest event so far, kicking off in the Fall with our first University Exchange Hackathon. FTX18 will be another exciting, jam-packed event highlighting fintech in Chicago with the focus, as always, on financial markets and trading. For details about how your firm can participate, contact Colleen Sheeren or call 312.283-2375.

Participating firms in 2017 included:

Government of Canada
Acquire Media
Government of Canada
Cognitive Advisor
CME Group
Data Robot
FinTech Week Chicago 2017
John Lothian News
Markets Tech LLC
Modern Trader
TopStep Trader
Trading Technologies
Vertex Analytics

FTX17 Sponsorships:

1. Exhibit Hall

In 2017, we introduced an all-day Exhibit Hall where attendees could view demos and talk with exhibiting companies. This open space was where attendees gathered throughout the day.

2. Exhibit Hall & Lightning Round

For those looking to expand their presence, this sponsorship offered all day contact with attendees in the Exhibit Hall, and included a speaking slot during Lightning Round program in the Feinberg Theater.

3. Lightning Round Program

This is the sponsorship for the popular Lightning Round program, a two-hour presentation held in the Feinberg Theater.

4. Round Table Sessions

The Round Table sessions were a new feature for 2017, giving presenters the opportunity to discuss a specific FinTech topic, and providing attendees time to ask questions and talk with colleagues.

5. Lunch Sponsor

The two-hour lunch coincided with the Exhibit Hall and professional ping pong demonstration on the spacious, open 9th floor. The lunch kicked-off the Event and featured catered boxed lunches, salads and fruit, with time to enjoy the sweeping views of Grant Park. Attendees gathered in this space throughout the day.

6. Reception Sponsor

Our three-hour networking reception was also on the 9th floor, and featured plated and passed hors d'oeuvres, a signature drink and other branded items, all with sweeping views of Grant Park.

For details about how your firm can participate in 2018, contact Colleen Sheeren or call 312.283-2375.