Welcome to the Global Forum for Derivatives Markets
The Swiss Futures and Options Association and the Futures Industry Association are pleased to announce the Global Forum for Derivatives Markets, September 25-27, 2013, at the InterContinental Hotel in Geneva. Also known as the Bürgenstock meeting, now in its fourth decade, the forum has a long history of attracting distinguished speakers and prominent names from the economic, academic and political worlds for high-level debate and discussion. The conference has proven to be an ideal forum for encouraging closer cooperation among market participants and international regulators.
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SFOA and FIA have chosen Geneva for the 34th annual Bürgenstock Global Derivatives Conference for its vibrant trading community, international focus and excellent conference venues. We have assembled below facts and figures about Geneva’s role in international trading, shipping, trade financing, and financial services. In addition, the United Nations Conference on Trade and Development, the World Trade Organization, and the European Free Trade Association, amongst others, are headquartered in Geneva, which gives us access to interesting speakers. We are also pleased to note that Geneva ranks sixth in the world as a preferred destination for conferences.
Geneva is home to:
The city is ranked first worldwide for trade finance, traded free market oil, traded grains and traded oilseeds. It is ranked first in European cotton trade. Geneva is responsible for:
Statistics compiled by Geneva Department of Regional Affairs from various sources, visit: http://www.whygeneva.ch/index.php?option=com_content&task=blogsection&id=28&Itemid=170&lang=en