From October 29-31, the futures, options and cleared derivatives industry gathered in Chicago for this year's Expo. From ground-breaking fintech startups in the Innovators Pavilion to leading voices analyzing the most pressing issues, the 35th Annual Futures & Options Expo provided opportunities ways to amplify innovation, fuel progress and take on the industry’s biggest challenges. Save the date for Expo 2020 – November 10-12 at the Hilton Chicago.
Spend your days at Expo gaining a fresh perspective on major issues and trends and getting practical training to help you meet the needs of our ever-evolving industry. Spend your evenings enjoying the company of new and old friends who share your passion for our markets. This year's agenda includes content streams designed to allow you to focus on a specific area of interest, including industry trends; legal and compliance; technology and operations; and, products. FIA is developing bonus programming on the trade show floor including training, presentations and discussions.
Discover the latest technology, product and service solutions at the Expo trade show, featuring over 120 exhibitors. Take advantage of direct interactions with these leading firms, experience hands-on demos and learn about the latest technologies in our Tech Talk series. Connect with potential business partners in our networking hubs and meeting rooms.
Great leaders know that much of building a great business is based on great relationships. Expo brings together industry leaders, key decision-makers and influencers. No matter what their business function is, they are all focused on leveraging their tools and knowledge to push the industry forward. Raise your profile by connecting with peers who share similar interests, goals and ideas.
In collaboration with the Chicago Private Dining Steakhouse group, the Great Chicago Steak Out gives attendees the opportunity to give back and make an impact in the Chicago area by raising funds to benefit the Greater Chicago Food Depository. Since 2008, we’ve raised more than $4.1 million for the Food Depository through this annual charitable event. Online ticket sales are complete. Stop by the Food Depository booth in Blue Hall to get your ticket!
FIA is featuring 20 fintech startups in this year's Innovators Pavilion. Selected companies will be given a TechPod on the Expo show floor to display their products and services. Hivemind, a data science startup, was name FIA Innovator of the Year on October 31. Learn more about this year’s line up of innovators and Hivemind.