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Asia: Export & Natural Resources Finance 2023, 20-21 September 2023. Singapore.
TXF's largest Asian export, commodities & project finance event returns in September 2023.
Export finance in the region was booming with 2022 seeing the return of international business to Singapore Asia topped the global regional table in the first half of the year. Once again
Meet over 400 borrowers, exporters, project sponsors, developers, financiers, DFIs, government representatives, insurers, law firms, ECAs and more at this all-new networking super-highway! Plus a dedicated CPRI stream.
Special offers available — email to enquire.

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Trade Credit Insurance Week, Trade 2-5 October. Online.
Credit Insurance Week is a week of celebration of the Trade Credit Insurance sector. With this event, ICISA aims to increase awareness of the valuable economic role of the TCI industry. Experts in the sector will share their views on issues faced by the industry nowadays during 8 virtual sessions featuring debates, interviews, webinars and presentations. 

 The event will take place between 2 - 5 October 2023 and is free of charge.

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Africa 2023: Export & Natural Resources Finance, 24-25 October. The Westin Cape Town, South Africa.
Taking place in October 2023, this is an unmatched opportunity to end the year on a high and start 2024 with new connections, crucial business intelligence insights and get ahead of the competition. Without anything quite like it in the market right now, this unique free offering will bring you the best of all things export, project, commodities & development finance.

Special offers available — email to enquire.

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MENA Supply Chain Finance 2023, 7-8 November, Dubai.
ICC UAE is partnering with @bcr to bring you the second annual MENA Supply Chain Finance
conference on 7-8 November, in Dubai Chambers.
The first line of speakers, who we are happy to introduce today, is as follows:

  • •Anurag Chaudhary, CEO, Pinnacle Trade Finance

  • Betül Kurtulus, Regional Director for Central, Eastern and South-Eastern Europe and the

  • Middle East, FCI

  • Doaa Hafez, General Manager, Head of Technical Functions & Alternate Head of

  • International Factoring, Egypt Factors, Executive Committee Member, FCI

  • Elat Niyas, Treasury Manager, Al Masaood

  • Lionel Taylor, Managing Director, Trade Advisory Network

  • Maninder Bhandari, Director, Derby Group

  • Richard Wulff, Executive Director, ICISA - International Credit Insurance & Surety

  • Association

  • Shamila Ashiq, Regional Senior Legal Counsel, MENA Global Trade & Receivables

  • Finance, HSBC

  • Shereen Elansary, Head of Supply Chain Finance & Custody Division, Qatar National Bank

  • Alahli

  • Syed Imtiaz Hussain, Regional Head of Product and Propositions, Global Trade and

  • Receivables Finance (GTRF), HSBC

  • Syed Khurrum Zaeem, Head of Trade & Working Capital and Transaction Banking, Africa

  • and the Middle East, Standard Chartered Bank

  • Yusuf Ali Khan, Managing Director Head of Trade and Working Capital Solutions for

  • Middle East, North Africa and Pakistan, Citi

  • Ayman Allam, Former Director of Operations, Roche Middle East

Register today to get your Early Bird ticket:

SCHUMANN Connect, Network Event. 16 November, London.
You are invited to the SCHUMANN CONNECT! event! Be part of our exclusive networking event for trade credit & surety insurers, brokers and trade finance managers on 16 November in London!

Underwriting in trade credit insurance and surety business is undergoing change. We will discuss with experts what demands the market is placing on digitalisation. Speakers from Allianz Trade, Nexus and Gracher, among others, will be there to discuss with us the possibilities of future-oriented digital solutions that are urgently needed for the competitiveness and sustainability of modern insurance companies.

These will be our topics:

  • Intelligent Underwriting Assistance

  • Benefits of Automated and Lean Processes

  • Annual Financial Statement Analysis in the Digital Age

  • Actual Trends in the Surety Industry

Register now! Participation is free of charge.

Don't miss the opportunity to exchange ideas with colleagues from the insurance and trade finance sectors.

  • Thursday, 16 November 2023, from 4 pm

  • citizenM Tower of London, 40 Trinity Square, London EC3N 4DJ

Become part of the SCHUMANN community and CONNECT!

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Export & Project Finance Dealmakers Assembly 2023, 21-22 November 2023. Berlin, Germany.
After the resounding success of our seminal event last year, in October 2023, we head to Germany for the highly anticipated second edition of the TXF Export Finance Dealmakers Assembly, a conference turned upside down. The event's primary focus will be on securing those all-important meetings, strengthening ties with existing clients and forging new connections. The Dealmakers Assembly will be a conference like none you've attended before. A completely unique and innovative event format focused on deal origination, networking and meeting rooms galore. Discounts are available on bookings of 2 or more  — email to enquire.

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The 9th Alternative and Receivables Finance Forum, 28-29 November, London.

As the financial landscape continues to evolve, alternative receivables finance has emerged as a
crucial component of business operations. The 9th Alternative and Receivables Finance Forum
(ARF23) aims to bring together experts, innovators, and thought leaders from various sectors to
discuss and share insights on alternative receivables finance models, strategies, and best practices.
Join our partner BCR Publishing for this essential industry event on 28-29 November at the London
offices of Clifford Chance.

For the programme and registration click here.

Professional Training

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STECIS, the Trade Credit Insurance & Surety Academy endorsed by ICISA, offers a range of
webinars and classroom training courses.

Classroom training courses are organised once or twice per year or on demand while webinars
are organised multiple times per year or on demand for groups of participants.

For 2023 the following courses are scheduled.

  • 31 October & 1 November: The Trade Credit Insurance Foundation Course*

  • 2 & 3 November: The Trade Credit Insurance Advanced Course*

* Both course are confirmed to be run as the minimal number of participants has been reached already.

For 2024 the following courses have been planned in Q1:

  • 26 & 27 February: The Surety Bonds Foundation Course

  • 28 & 29 February: The Surety Bonds Advanced Course.

All classroom courses will take place in the Steigenberger Airport Hotel close to Schiphol Airport/Amsterdam the Netherlands. The courses include lunches and a dinner at the end of the first training day. The courses are hosted by very experienced experts from the industry and there is enough opportunity for asking questions, discussions and networking.

Also, there is the possibility of arranging in-house training: then there will be created a tailor-made outline for your staff based on the training demands of your company. The training will be effected at your own offices or at a venue of choice.

Detailed information about the webinar and classroom training courses is available on Stecis’ website: Also, further information can be obtained by sending an e-mail to

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