New York, NY (PRWEB) April 20, 2007
Exchangetradedfunds.com, a US-based information website, will be announcing the winners of the 2007 Global ETF® Awards following a half-day workshop on April 20th, 2007.
The event begins in the afternoon with the workshop, which will feature two distinct sessions -- the "Investors Discussion Forum" and the "Industry Discussion Forum". Each forum is designed to educate and to facilitate discussions on issues ranging from trading strategies for investors to new product developments and global regulatory challenges. Speakers from the global marketplace will be sharing their experiences using ETFs in their respective markets.
The workshop concludes with a cocktail reception that will be held before the Awards dinner.
About the Global Awards: The 3rd Global ETF Awards® recognizes achievements in the ETF Industry. The winners were selected from over 400 voting forms sent to ETF industry entities worldwide and tabulation of statistical information. The exciting evening includes award presentations in 18 categories including Greatest Contribution to the ETF Industry, Most Innovative ETF, Most Proactive Exchange for ETF Derivatives, Largest Growth of Assets under Management among other categories.
The lead sponsor of the Global ETF Awards Dinner® and Workshop is the Bank of New York. Other sponsor firms include State Street Global Advisors, X-SHARES, American Stock Exchange, FTSE, Investors Bank & Trust, Dow Jones, Finans Portfoy, First Trust, iShares, Mergent, Powershares and Standard & Poor's,
Speakers include: James Ross, Senior Managing Director, State Street Global Advisors, Bruce Lavine, President and Chief Operating Officer, Wisdomtree Investment Inc., Deborah Fuhr, Managing Director, Investment Strategies, Morgan Stanley Jeffrey L. Feldman, Vice Chairman, X-Shares, Ozgur Guneri, Fund Board Director, Dow Jones Istanbul 20 ETF, Matthew T. Moran, Vice President, Business Development, Chicago Board of Options Exchange , Stacey Ash, Investment Manager & Head of Marketing, iFunds, Graham Tuckwell, Chairman, ETC Securities, Robert Tull, Managing Director, Macro Market LLC, John Li, Chief International Business Officer, China Asset Management ,Sanjiv Shah, Executive Director, Benchmark Asset Management CO PVT. LTD, Pietro Poletto, ETF-Fixed Income and Securitised Derivatives Markets, Borsa Italiana, Darwin Abrahamson, Founder and Chief Executive Officer, Invest N Retire, LLC, among others.
Last year's award ceremony highlights included a lively presentation by Mark Thornton, Founder and CEO, Stress Free High Performance, Some of last years winners included Barclays Global Investor for Greatest Overall Contribution to the Development of the ETF Industry for the International Market, FXE-Rydex Eurocurrency for most innovative ETF (Americas), Deutsche Bőrse for Most Proactive Exchange (Europe), State Street Global Advisors for Strongest Brand Image (Asia-Pacific), PowerShares for the Greatest Overall Contribution in the ETF Industry for the Americas, 2005 STOXX for Most Innovative ETF Index provider (Europe) among others.
Registration & Program Copy:
The ONE at info @ the-o-n-e.com or call, 1 973-625-0527 or visit exchangetradedfunds.com
Media Attendance & Press Inquiry:
Arlene Reyes, at acreyes @ exchangetradedfunds.com or by phone at 212.924.9475