BAFT invites session and speaker proposals for the 2024 BAFT Global Annual Meeting, scheduled from May 5 – 8, 2024 in Orlando, Florida. The submission deadline is 11:59 PM EST on Wednesday, December 6, 2023.
Renowned as the premier bank to bank event in the transaction banking industry, the BAFT Global Annual Meeting promises a dynamic blend of insightful sessions by industry experts and senior bank executives, while allowing ample time for one-on-one meetings and valuable networking opportunities.
Seize your chance to showcase your expertise and share your insights with hundreds of senior transaction banking executives and other key players in the trade, payments, compliance and regulatory communities. Don’t miss out on this opportunity to contribute to the dialogue. Submit your proposals today.
Choose from the following session topics when submitting your proposal. Please bear in mind the type of session (keynote/featured and plenary) and the focus of each of the sessions as you submit your proposals.
These are plenary sessions with senior executives as speakers.
Shift in Business Models – session to focus on the following, backed with research data:
Geopolitical and Macro Overview
Correspondent Banking (and Trade) Re-inventing Itself
Paradigm Shifts – The new environment of banking and business in a generative AI–driven world. A focus on success stories and key learnings on fintech banking or new approaches, ie. deep-tier financing
These are more strategic sessions with a broader appeal for all attendees.
Trade and economics with a focus on newer trade corridors and/or markets
Payments Innovations/New Rails
Fintech and Banks – focus on the use cases in one or a couple of areas below:
Compliance: e-Communications in Transaction Banking
Emerging Global Fraud Trends – The introduction of new and emerging technologies brings the risk of fraud schemes leveraging these technologies.
Deep Tier Supply Chain Financing
ESG – How do you build an ESG Framework for Trade Finance activities?
Session proposals are due by 11:59 PM EST on Wednesday, December 6.
For additional inquiries, please contact [email protected].
Registration for the 2024 BAFT Global Annual Meeting in Orlando, Florida set for May 5 – 8 is now open. Please note the early bird rate ends on March 22.
The BAFT Golf Tournament is back. We expect these to sell out. Remember to book your golf (and golf club rentals as applicable) with your registration to secure your spot. For those who prefer to be grouped with specific individuals, please email [email protected] with the player names.
Room reservations at the discounted attendee rate are now also available. Check the Venue & Accommodations tab to reserve your hotel room today.
|Registration Type||Early Bird Rate
(Until March 22)
(After March 22)
|Member||$2,000 USD||$2,150 USD|
|Member Team*||$100 USD off registration rate|
|Non-Member||$2,850 USD||$3,000 USD|
|Golf Club Rental Fee||$100 USD|
*The Member Team rate applies to BAFT member institutions sending eight (8) or more attendees at the full-priced registration rate. Complimentary and discounted rates do not count toward the group minimum. To register your team, please contact [email protected].
You will be asked to log in to your BAFT web account to complete registration. Your username is the email address you used during registration. If you forgot your password, please click the password reset link. If you do not have a BAFT web account, please create one first. Once you have created an account or reset your password, please return to this registration page to complete your registration.
Join the leaders in the transaction banking community, along with others involved in cross-border payments and trade, as they gather to discuss key issues and best practices at the 2024 BAFT Global Annual Meeting.
The 2024 BAFT Global Annual Meeting is your opportunity to position your organization as a thought leader and connect with your clients. Plus, network with your colleagues or have uninterrupted meetings with prospective and future clients during dedicated bilateral meeting times included in the program schedule.
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The 2024 BAFT Global Annual Meeting will be held at the Hyatt Regency Grand Cypress Resort in Orlando, Florida. A block of rooms has been reserved exclusively for BAFT conference attendees. These blocks of rooms often sell out, so book early to guarantee your room at the discounted attendee rate.
Hyatt Regency Grand Cypress Resort
One Cypress Boulevard
Orlando, Florida 32836
The guestroom rate is $285/night + tax. The rate includes a hotel service fee*, giving access to a variety of services and activities including transfers to Walt Disney World. For a full list of services available, please refer to the Hotel Service Fee below.
To book your room:
To modify or cancel your room reservation, please click the online link above.
*HOTEL SERVICE FEE: The Hotel Service Fee provides for an enhanced stay experience for guests and currently includes two (2) round-trip transfers to Walt Disney World (daily), scheduled daily transportation to Disney Springs, 24-Hour access to Stay-Fit Fitness Center, 7-Hole Pitch ‘n’ Putt Course, walk-on court times at Racquet Club (racquet and balls included), bike rentals, rock climbing wall, sailboats, paddle boards, kayaks, and paddle boat rentals, daily scheduled recreational activities, 5-hole miniature golf course (next to Pitch ‘n’ Putt), 10% discount on 50-Minute or longer spa/salon services and retail products at on-property Marilyn Monroe Spa, access to Pressreader during stay, basketball and volleyball courts (includes ball), 1-Mile & 3-Mile mapped outdoor jogging courses, 10% discount on recreation retail & cabanas (not including food & beverage), kids 12 and under eat free for dinner in LakeHouse (with paid adult entrée). The Hotel Service Fee is included in the rate.
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