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Sibos draws an unprecedented number of Chinese financial institutions to Toronto

The MTCC will welcome the largest representation from China in the event’s history

Five Chinese banks, including the Agricultural Bank of China, Bank of China, Baoshang Bank, China Construction Bank, and International and Commercial Bank of China, and two market infrastructures, China Central Depository & Clearing (CCDC) and China Foreign Exchange Trade System & National Interbank Funding Center (CFETS), will exhibit at Sibos 2017, making it the largest representation from China in the event’s history . 

Commenting on the regional participation from China, Daphne Huang, Head of China, SWIFT, says “Sibos is the venue of choice for Chinese financial institutions to come meet their peers, build networks and contribute to the future of the financial industry. China’s presence at Sibos has been growing over the years and we are delighted to receive such a strong delegation in Toronto”. 

The Chinese financial community will be joined by nearly 200 financial institutions, market infrastructures and FinTech providers that will also be exhibiting from around the world. Around 8,000 delegates are expected to attend this year’s event. Key topics include cybersecurity, regulation, geopolitics, AI, blockchain and other new technology trends. 

Sven Bossu, Head of Sibos adds “We are pleased to welcome the growing number of Chinese financial institutions to Sibos. Every year, no matter the location, we have seen steady increase in participation from China and other countries across Asia Pacific.”

“We look forward to welcoming the Chinese participants and all exhibitors to a newly redesigned exhibition space, which will feature a FinTech Marketplace. The Marketplace is an exciting new concept for Sibos 2017 that will provide additional networking opportunities for attendees.”

Sibos 2017 takes place between 16 and 19 October at the Metro Toronto Convention Centre (MTCC) in Toronto. Follow Sibos on LinkedIn and Twitter to keep abreast of the latest news and updates about Sibos 2017 and beyond.