Annual Global Transaction Banking Advisory Event, 2017

The 5th Annual GTB Advisory Event was held at 2 stunning locations in Toronto this year. The Cocktail Reception followed by Dinner on Saturday, 14 October, at the Fairmont Royal York was a networking event with the heads of transaction banking, cash management, payments, channels and other elite members of the Global Transaction Banking industry. The keynote address was delivered by Dr Leila Fourie, Chief Executive Officer, APCA.
The business event on Sunday 15 October held at the Art Gallery of Ontario, saw a full house with over 35 senior transaction bankers, corporate treasurers and key thought leaders participating. Kristy Duncan, Founder & CEO, Women in Payments delivered the keynote address.
Stimulating business round table sessions were held on:
• Real time payments: a desirable, feasible but not-viable tax? – or can banks profit by delivering valuable new services?
• Customer digital experience: made irrelevant by APIs? – or an opportunity to add smart routing, analytics and artificial intelligence to the customer’s journeys?
• Corporate liquidity solutions: protecting a golden goose? – or creating new value for clients?
• Supply chain finance: a distraction being seduced by blockchain? – or a real way to make more money for banks?
The event culminated with a private, guided, expert tour of the Art Gallery of Ontario