Where the fund distribution community gathers

With 50+ inspirational speakers and 60+ distributors already registered to attend, the ALFI Global Distribution Conference is on track to bring together once again the most experienced professionals, innovative forerunners and creative minds to gather their views and hold a genuine debate on topics of concern to the international asset management and global fund distribution community. We are expecting to welcome 500+ participants from Europe, the Americas, Asia Pacific, Africa and the Middle East.

6 Reasons why this is an unmissable event

  1. Network with 500+ senior representatives of the global fund distribution community from 30+ countries worldwide
  2. Meet the fund distributors who provide a global reach of investment funds to investors in 70+ countries of sale
  3. Get a comprehensive overview of the global fund distribution landscape with a world map of hot and cold spots, distribution channels and ‘glocal’ distribution strategies
  4. Join us for the launch of the unique ‘Distribution Hall of Fame’ series
  5. Get tangible take-aways and key references that you can use in your day-to-day business to support your growth and success
  6. Engage with the ALFI’s unique community, representing the largest global distribution centre for investment funds

 

50+ Senior Speakers confirmed include

Stewart Aldcroft Chairman Cititrust Limited, Managing Director and Senior Advisor, Citi Markets & Securities Services
Jim Boynton Partner King & Wood Mallesons
Richard Chambers Chief Marketing Officer J.P. Morgan Asset Management
Jim Fitzpatrick President NICSA
H.E. Pierre Gramegna Luxembourg Minister of Finance
Richard Lepere Managing Director Fund Channel S.A.
Diana Mackay Joint CEO MackayWIlliams
Johan Norberg Author, Lecturer and documentary Filmmaker
Yoshio Okubo Vice Chairman Japan Investment Trust Association (JITA)
Julie Patterson Director, Asset Management, Regulatory Change KPMG
Neil Ward Founder and former General Manager Skype
Out of the box speech by Johan Norberg: In Defence of Progress

Out of the box speech by Johan Norberg: In Defence of Progress

The media is filled with doom and gloom, but Johan Norberg makes the case that we are in the midst of a global development revolution which is increasing living standards and technological opportunities faster than ever.

Giants and Gems - Do scale and brand recognition matter?

Giants and Gems - Do scale and brand recognition matter?

Does scale matter? Does brand recognition matter? Is it really easier cutting distribution deals if you are a giant in the industry? Are smaller boutiques getting a raw deal from distributors? What difference does this make to the end investor simply seeking the best funds?

Raising Capital in the United States in the Trump Era

Raising Capital in the United States in the Trump Era

Christopher D. Christian from Dechert LLP will review how European asset managers can raise assets from U.S. investors in the Trump Era through Europe based fund products as well as through retail 1940 Act parallel funds.

4 Essential themes covered

4 Essential themes covered

Around the world – from product manufacturing to global distribution: The case for global distribution from the perspective of the manufacturer to the buyer, delving into a world map of distribution channels trends.

The Yin & Yang of distribution: Essentially focusing on the views of distributors, giving an opportunity for the audience to hear it directly from the distributors themselves.

Global Fund distribution in the making – a reality check: What’s happening now and what will tomorrow bring?

Distribution Hall of Fame: Unique yearly overview of Distributor-centric trends, dynamics and distribution strategies.

Networking opportunities

Networking opportunities

Designed as a unique platform to allow participants – from all over the world – to share knowledge and exchange experiences, this conference enjoys a secure place in the agenda of many fund industry professionals.

The 2017 edition promises to be a true distributor-centric conference not to be missed. This year’s gathering will deliver an innovative programme.

The 2-day agenda will present insightful and thought provoking subjects for discussion on the latest key issues in the global fund distribution space, primarily focusing on the views and priorities of the fund distributors themselves.

Annual Golf Tournament

Annual Golf Tournament

The annual ALFI golf tournament on Monday 18 September at Kikuoka Country Club sets the ball rolling for the conference.

Meet some of the conference participants and ALFI members in a relaxed environment with plenty of networking and profits are donated to charity.

Places are limited to conference attendees and ALFI members.

Image Gallery

View the photo gallery of the 2016 edition.

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