Sibos conference breaks all previous records at ExCeL London

Sibos, the world’s largest gathering of financial services professionals, broke all previous records during its week-long residency at ExCeL London,

Delegate numbers were up significantly on previous events, with more than 11,000 visitors and 300 exhibitors – the highest ever – at the 23-26 September conference.

Organised by SWIFT, the Society for World Interbank Financial Telecommunications, its international community convened in London for the first time in the event’s history.

Chantal Van Es, Head of Sibos, said: “London is a global hub and we were proud to welcome thousands of delegates from more than 150 countries to the city for what proved to be an extremely successful and memorable Sibos.”

Jane Hague, Head of Business Development, Conferences & Events, at ExCeL London added: “This has been an unprecedented event for Sibos, and we are so proud to have been the host venue. In our bid, we built a strong case for London, garnering support from the city’s financial, technology and business tourism communities, which led to our success in being selected for 2019.”