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
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
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
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
The annual CICM British Credit Awards is the recognised standard in the credit and collections industry.
February 7th, 2019 – London
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 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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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’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
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
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
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.
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.
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!