By Admiral Markets
For Admiral Markets, the approaching New Year is a time for not only celebration but also self-reflection.
As a leading provider of Forex & CFD services, Admiral Markets understands the value of proper education and networking opportunities. Admiral Markets consistently applies great effort to provide its clients with the latest practical insight.
As such, 2016 proved to be a busy year for Admiral Markets, with dozens of trading events around the globe capturing its attention.
Admiral Markets Pty held seminars in Melbourne, Sydney and Brisbane and Melbourne. Christian Moreno, managing director at Admiral Markets, was a presenter in each seminar and delved deep into the basics of the Forex industry. The average participation rate was 40 attendees.
A seminar by the Latvian branch of Admiral Markets was attended by 110 traders and introduced its participants to money and risk management strategies, trading software tips and MetaTrader 4 Supreme Edition plugin.
Admiral Markets hosted an educational course called Trading Lab: Master Class, attended by 23 participants. The course was hosted by Gilbert Pardla, plus additional guest speakers. Raul, one of the participants said: “I’m happy I got to meet with real traders and share our experiences with each other. I’m sure we will keep in touch after the course as well.”
The most important event for the German branch of Admiral Markets was World of Trading 2016. A major trading expo, it took place on 18–19 November and attracted a huge crowd of traders and brokers, Admiral Markets included. Admiral Markets held a panel where it introduced its latest services: Negative Balance Protection Policy and Volatility Protection. Other trading events in 2016 included Expo Börsentag Dresden (16 January), Expo Börsentag München (5 March), Börsentag Wien (18 June) and Börsentag Berlin (8 October).
On 28 September 2016, Admiral Markets Chile organised Forex al Desnudo (“Naked Forex”), a seminar aimed at beginners. Forex al Desnudo provided introduction not only to the Forex industry itself but also Admiral Markets services and offers.
Hungary hosted two major trading events in 2016. The first seminar was Admiral Markets Pro-Seminar, which took place on 24 Septemberand featured Nenad Kerkez. The seminar provided great networking opportunities to trading beginners.
The second seminar was an Annual Conference in Hungary, with a famous German trader Birger Schäfermeier as a presenter. The seminar was attended by 500 traders and investors, with several coffee breaks for socialising and networking.
In 2016, Bulgarian hosted two live seminars. The first seminar took place in Plovdiv, where Admiral Markets has already organised an event a year prior. The new seminar improved on the results of the previous one, having been attended by 140 participants.
The second seminar took place on 25 November in Varna and was attended by more than 150 traders. Admiral Markets used this occasion to not only educate the beginners but also promote its educational Zero to Hero campaign and MT4 Supreme Edition plugin. A number of international traders were invited to share their own strategies and best practices.
In 2016, Admiral Markets Romania organised a premiere of The Big Short, a 2015 American biographical comedy-drama on the financial crisis of 2007–2008. Admiral Markets used the event to talk about the European bond market and discuss German government bonds, stock indices and currency pairs.
Another major event was FANGtastic Four at ICEE Fest 2016. ICEE Fest, or Interactive Central and Eastern Europe Festival, is a major regional event, with more than 4,000 traders from 30 countries. As a premium exhibitor, Admiral Markets presented its CFD technologies to FANG (Facebook, Amazon, Netflix and Google), four of the largest tech companies.
Lastly, Admiral Markets participated in two events organised by Forbes: Forbes 500 Business Awards and Forbes 100 Cool Brands in Romania. The former is an award ceremony where the winners of Admiral Markets 2016 RON Olympic Games Challenge received their prizes.
The latter was another awards event which recognised the achievements of Admiral Markets by granting it the Cool Prize for The Most Popular Broker. The event was attended by representatives from the most popular Romanian brands.
For the upcoming year, Admiral Markets has already outlined a strategy that prioritises events like these even further and aims to introduce larger crowds to its values and services.
Risk disclosure: Forex and CFD’s carry a high level of risk and losses may exceed your initial deposit. Admiral Markets UK Ltd. recommends you seek advice from an independent financial advisor to ensure that you understand the risks involved with Forex, CFD’s, Margin and Leveraged trading.