FinTech Exchange 2018 will be our biggest event so far: kicking off in the Fall with our first University Exchange Hackathon.

The day before our main event in April will be another new initiative: Startup Exchange, dedicated to highlighting innovative first-stage fintech startups presenting their latest products for financial markets and trading. There will be an exclusive sponsorship available for this event; contact Colleen Sheeren for details.

Based on the past three years, we are anticipating another sold-out FinTech Exchange for 2018. We have again listened to attendee feedback and are expanding the Roundtables that were such a success in 2017, as well as adding new options for deep dives into current topics of interest to our industry— all built around the popular all-day Exhibit Hall and onstage Lightning Round presentations.

This will be another exciting and 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.

FTX17 Sponsorships included these options:

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.