Connecting Commodity Trading Advisors with professional allocators in a unique, intimate environment.

CTA Expo is designed to provide CTAs and FX traders the foundation of knowledge they need from both an operational and marketing perspective to raise additional clients, and the opportunity to network with family offices, capital raisers, professional clients and allocators looking to identify trading talent as a source of alpha.Managers can reserve a dedicated presentation room to present their fund in a dedicated room and 30 min time slot to attendees, use the mobile app to set-up meetings in advance, and meet in person to build relationships.CTA Expo also offers speakers on how managers can grow their business, gain access to capital sources and how allocators can more effectively manage their portfolios.

Capacity is limited–register now!


Present your strategy to potential investors with a 30 min slot in dedicated presentation rooms


Exchange business cards with asset allocators, 3rd party marketers, industry professionals and your peers


An opportunity to meet with your investors and provide them with in-person updates


Seminars throughout the day provide managers with insight, from compliance to sales, in growing your CTA


Leo Melamed, Keynote Speaker CTAExpo Chicago

 Leo Melamed (Chairman Emeritus, CME Group, Inc.  Chairman, Melamed & Associates) is globally recognized as the founder of financial futures and will present “A Review of the Past and a Glance at the Future” as the keynote at CTAExpo Chicago.

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The Rules of the Game, Guidelines for Emerging Managers

A bonus half-day pre-conference seminar “The Rules of the Game, Guidelines for Emerging Managers” will be held the day prior to CTA EXPO Chicago Sep. 22, only for CTA EXPO Chicago attendees registered as traders. Attendance is limited and available on a first-come first-serve basis. > Register for CTA EXPO Chicago


CTA Expo Mobile App

Get started early with your networking, see who’s attending, and schedule meetings at CTA Expo with the CTA Expo Mobile App. Available for iPhone or Android, the CTA Expo mobile app makes it plan your event and ensure that you get the most from CTA Expo. Access to the CTA Expo networking portion of the app is provided only for those who are registered for CTA Expo. > Information and Download Code


Discounted Hotel Rates

CTA Expo has negotiated discounted rates for attendees at the classic Talbott Hotel in Chicago’s located in Chicago’s prestigious Gold Coast neighborhood. The special promo code of CTAEXPO needs to be entered to receive the special rate when making reservations at