• 2019 Top 20 Events – Insolvency & Financial Services

    16th January 2019   |   Events



    We’re settling into the New Year by taking a look at upcoming occasions in the financial services industry.

    With fintech, open banking, changing regulations and other factors actively disrupting the industry , the time has never been better to stay in the loop with everything that’s happening. Get ready to plan your trips and monitor events that can provide great insights and networking opportunities.

    We’ve put together a list of top events for debt & insolvency professionals, financial advisers and other industry players who are looking for events and conferences across the UK to attend this year.

    Have a look, take your pick and save the date!

     

    January 30th, 2019 – London

    Insolvency Practitioners Association (IPA) Annual Lecture

    David Chapman of the Insolvency Service will be guest speaker at this high-profile insolvency event, providing policy updates from the Insolvency Service.


    January 31st, 2019 – Edinburgh

    FCA Innovate in 2019

    A free event to learn about FCA Innovate’s services and how they can benefit your firm, along with the opportunity to network with fintech industry professionals. Speakers will cover resilience and the future of open banking.


    February 4th, 2019 – Glasgow & Edinburgh

    Brooks Macdonald Adviser Academies

    In partnership with Invesco, Brooks Macdonald is hosting a free-to-attend CPD event in Scotland for the financial and professional adviser community.


    February 7th, 2019 – London

    CICM British Credit Awards 2019

    The annual CICM British Credit Awards is the recognised standard in the credit and collections industry.



    February 7th, 2019 – London

    Local Authority Ethical Collections Conference

    A free to attend event to debate best practice in the sector and sample live demos of the latest in collections technology.


    March 18th to 22nd, 2019

    Credit Week 2019

    Credit Week forms a large gathering with a series of occasions for the wider credit industry, including bespoke workshops, dinners and awards ceremonies.

    The date will coincide with Credit Awareness Week happening between 18 and 21 March this year, a campaign run by Credit Strategy to empower people to improve their financial future and to help raise awareness about how lenders assess credit worthiness.

     

    March 21st, 2019 – London

    Credit Summit 2019

    Part of the Credit Week, Credit Summit is a big event featuring multiple conferences for professionals across the field of credit.



    March 26th to 27th, 2019 – London

    FinTECH4Life

    global conference exploring the future of financial services, with attendees from a range of sectors including financial services, technology, academia, NGOs, service providers and government.



    March 19th to 20th, 2019 – London

    RE-WORK: Deep Learning in Finance Summit

    An event to discover advances in tools and techniques from the leading innovators across the financial sector, covering learning applications in the financial sector; algorithms to forecast financial data, tools for data mining & pattern recognition, using blockchain technology and more.


    March 27th, London

    TECHNOVA: AI in Financial Services 2019

    An opportunity to get grasps on AI and its implications, and to get insights on implementing and adapting AI strategies for financial services.



    April 25th, 2019 – London

    Professional Adviser 360

    This event promises a “comprehensive 360-degree view of financial advice” with speakers across different streams with a focus on what matters most to advisers and providing an opportunity to network with peers, professional partners and service providers.



    April 29th to 30th, London

    Innovate Finance Global Summit (IFGS) 

    The annual IFGS will convene the global FinTech community by showcasing developments in financial technology and the global and cross-sector nature of financial innovation.


    May 21st to 22nd, 2019 – London

    2019 FinTech World Forum

    Dedicated to global financial services, finance and banking technology industry, this event focuses on mobile payments, insurance and lending, blockchain, cryptocurrencies, banking technology and the latest innovations disrupting the industry.


    June 26th, 2019 – London

    ICAEW Restructuring and Insolvency Conference

    The annual ICAEW Restructuring and Insolvency Conference returns for the 9th year, providing a significant occasion for those in the sector to attend. In 2018, the theme of the conference was digitalisation and how it’s affecting the profession.


    September 2019 – Harrogate

    Money Marketing Interactive Harrogate

    Money Marketing’s main event is returning this year to bring together advice professionals for insights and discussion. You can register your interest here.


    November 12th, 2019

    Talk Money Week & Talk Money Conferences

    Previously known as Financial Capability Week, Talk Money Week is an annual event celebrating the work of organisations that aim to improve money management across the UK.

    The 2018 Talk Money Conference in London took place on 14 November; plenary sessions are available on YouTube.


    November 13th , London

    2019 Turnaround, Restructuring and Insolvency (TRI) Conference

    The last TRI Conference took place on 6 November 2018 and it will return for its 3rd this year in 2019, to bring together turnaround specialists, M&A advisors, insolvency practitioners, lawyers and finance providers to assess business opportunities. The event will “showcase successful turnaround, restructuring and insolvency case studies, to examine the precise, practical factors that made them a success.”


    December 3rd – 4th, 2019

    FinTech Connect – London

    This FinTech conference and trade show is a large event with attendees ranging from banks, insurers, capital market firms and investors looking to assess latest innovations in the sector.


    Date TBC

    2019 Open Banking Expo

    Open Banking Expo has announced it’s coming for the 2nd time this year, as an event for business leaders to assess opportunities and risks that Open Banking presents, providing a forum for exchanging ideas and debates.Last year, the Open Banking Expo happened in London on the 27 November, 2018.


    Date TBC

    IPA Annual Personal Insolvency Conference

    The 9th annual IPA conference was held in Manchester on 29 November 2018, and we’ll be keeping our eyes open to confirm when the next one will be. Topics discussed in the last conference included the use of litigation, regulations for the personal insolvency market and legal updates.

    Consider including one of these events in your itinerary and prepare your business cards!