The 29th BAFT Annual Conference on International Trade, specifically designed for international trade practitioners, is focused on the key issues that enhance the growth and impact of trade finance on the economy.

Rating from Past Attendees
“I have attended many conferences, trade shows, etc. in my career prior to becoming part of the Supply Chain Finance business line at my bank. This conference truly was an educational, networking, and idea sharing conference.”
“Great speakers with interesting topics. Sessions showed good variety. Conference was well attended. Nice venue too.”
Special Conference Features
  • What’s on the Minds of Global Trade Heads?
    We’ve gathered global trade heads from different regions to share how they are dealing with new regulatory and compliance requirements, finding new pockets of growth and investing in new products in the open account/working capital space, competing and collaborating with Fintechs, managing their balance sheet, returns and distribution mechanisms, attracting and retaining talent, and more.
  • Speaker’s Corner
    Missed asking questions to our distinguished panelists during the session? This is your second chance! We’ve carved out a special time and space for you to meet with our speakers and get your questions answered.
  • Innovation Showcase
    We’ve invited several prominent trade consortia and providers to showcase their trade solutions during four 25-minute presentations. You are invited to attend as many demonstrations as you are able to, moving from one demonstration to the next.
  • Dedicated Bilateral Meetings
    Meet with several of your clients and prospects in one venue! We’ve included special times throughout the conference for you to schedule meetings with prospects, clients and colleagues, saving you travel time and money!
  • Receive Continuing Professional Development (CPD) Credits for CDCS, CSDG, CSCF and CTFC
    The Conference has been approved for 12 CPD learning hours for CDCS, CSDG and CSCF. This represents at least 1/3 of your required CPD hours for re-certification. In addition, you can also earn 6 CPDs towards CTFC re-certification which fulfills the minimal yearly requirement for CTFC.
  • Pre-Conference Workshop: BAFT Supply Chain Finance Workshop
  • Wednesday, October 23, 2019

    This very popular and often sold-out pre-conference Workshop is back! This full day, deep dive training will once again be led by Supply Chain Finance expert, Mr. Alexander Malaket, President of OPUS Advisory Services International Inc., in Canada, and Founder and Managing Director of Trade Finance Associates Pte in Singapore.

    You can add the pre-conference workshop to your Conference registration, and save $150 off the combined price!

    Register for the Trade Conference Now!

    Two ways to register

  • Do you have a BAFT Account? Register online by clicking the button below.
  • Do NOT have a BAFT Account? Click here.
  • Annual Conference on International Trade Only
    Early Bird Rate
    Through September 13, 2019
    Regular Rate
    After September 13, 2019
    Member$1400$1550
    Non-member$1950$2100
    Government/Future Leader Alumni$1150$1150
    Supply Chain Workshop Only
    Registration Rate
    Member$450
    Non-member$600

    *A $100 group discount applies to 5 BAFT members registered at the same time at the full conference rate. Please contact events@baft.org to register. Group discount does not apply to non-members, government, Future Leader alumni or any other discounted registrations.