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April 26-28, 2023
Nashville, TN

Confirmed Sponsors

Platinum Sponsors

Visit https://www.theocc.com/

Options Clearing Corporation

Contact
Pat Hickey
phickey@theocc.com

Visit https://boxoptions.com/

BOX Options provides an efficient and transparent marketplace, cutting edge technology and best price filtering for customer order execution. BOX Options offers distinctive features such as the Price Improvement Period (PIP) auction, Complex Order Book, Solicitation , Facilitation and Open Outcry on approximately 3,400 different securities. BOX Options has an ultra-low latency trading engine with matching based on price-time priority. 

Contact
Patty Schuler
pschuler@boxoptions.com

Visit https://www.cboe.com/

Cboe Global Markets (Cboe:CBOE) provides cutting-edge trading and investment solutions to market participants around the world. The company is committed to defining markets through product innovation, leading edge technology and seamless trading solutions.

The company offers trading across a diverse range of products in multiple asset classes and geographies, including options, futures, U.S., Canadian and European equities, exchange-traded products (ETP's), global foreign exchange (FX) and volatility products based on the Cboe Volatility Index (VIX Index), recognized as the world's premier gauge of U.S. equity market volatility.

The company is headquartered in Chicago with a network of domestic and global offices across the Americas, Europe and Asia, including main hubs in New York, London, Kansas City and Amsterdam.

Contact
Kristin Boyd
kboyd@cboe.com

Visit https://www.miaxoptions.com/

MIAX’s parent holding company, Miami International Holdings, Inc., owns Miami International Securities Exchange, LLC (MIAX®), MIAX PEARL, LLC (MIAX Pearl®), MIAX Emerald, LLC (MIAX Emerald®), Minneapolis Grain Exchange, LLC (MGEX™), The Bermuda Stock Exchange (BSX™) and Dorman Trading, LLC. 

MIAX, MIAX Pearl and MIAX Emerald are national securities exchanges registered with the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) that are enabled by MIAX’s in-house built, proprietary technology. MIAX offers trading of options on all three exchanges as well as cash equities through MIAX Pearl Equities™. The MIAX trading platform was built to meet the high-performance quoting demands of the U.S. options trading industry and is differentiated by throughput, latency, reliability and wire-order determinism. MIAX also serves as the exclusive exchange venue for cash-settled options on the SPIKES® Volatility Index (Ticker: SPIKE), a measure of the expected 30-day volatility in the SPDR® S&P 500® ETF (SPY). 
 



Contact
Andy Nybo
anybo@miami-holdings.com

Visit https://www.nasdaq.com/

Nasdaq (NDAQ) is a global technology company serving the capital markets and other industries. Our diverse offering of data, analytics, software and services enables clients to optimize and execute their business with confidence. To learn more about the company, technology solutions and career opportunities visit us on LinkedIn, on Twitter @Nasdaq or at www.nasdaq.com.

Contact
Tanya Patwa
tanya.patwa@nasdaq.com

Gold Sponsors

Visit https://www.goldmansachs.com/

The Goldman Sachs Group, Inc. is a leading global investment banking, securities and investment management firm that provides a wide range of financial services to a substantial and diversified client base that includes corporations, financial institutions, governments and high-net-worth individuals.  With over 30 years of experience, Goldman Sachs Clearing provides the expertise to help clients finance and settle transactions on the world’s major equities and derivatives exchanges. Professional service combined with our back office platform allows clients to work with multiple asset classes, currencies and jurisdictions seamlessly.  Clients include broker dealers, proprietary trading firms, hedge funds, and corporate institutions. As a global clearer, we provide a wide range of services across the Americas, Europe and Asia.

Contact
Kyle Czepiel
kyle.czepiel@gs.com

Visit https://simplextrading.com/

Founded in Chicago in 2004, Simplex Trading is a leading, technology-driven, proprietary trading and option market making firm. We work with the most advanced technology software in the market, and we've continued to remain at the forefront of the industry by always focusing on innovation, automation and data-driven analysis. We also leverage our experience and expertise to make strategic investments and capitalize on opportunities in the venture capital markets with promising, early-stage financial and technology start-ups.

Contact
Rory O'Kane
rokane@simplextrading.com

Silver Sponsors

Visit https://www.chicagotrading.com/

We belive in healthy financical markets. Each day, we help the world price and manage risk by deploying our deep expertise to make markets fairer, transparent, and more efficient. We actively trade in a broad spectrum of asset classes on derivatives exchanges around the world. Our culture is highly collaborative - our cross discipline teams work together to solve the toughest problems our markets have to offer.

We pride ourselves on our strong values, entreprenurial spirit, and our committment to doing the right thing. We aim to cultivate a workplace that celebrates diversity where each person feels included, engaged and empowered. We also strive to make a positive impact on our industry, the lives of our employees, and the communities to which we belong.

Contact
Frank Bednarz
frank.bednarz@chicagotrading.com

Visit https://www.citadelsecurities.com/

Citadel Securities is a leading global market maker, delivering a broad array of equity and fixed income products to central banks, financial institutions, government agencies, corporations, insurers and sovereign wealth funds. Citadel Securities is active in more than 50 countries with 12 offices across North America, EMEA and APAC. The firm provides more than 1,600 global clients with superior trading experiences to meet their liquidity needs in all market conditions. 

Contact
Gabrielle Spinelli
gabrielle.spinelli@citadel.com

Visit https://www.credit-suisse.com/

Credit Suisse is one of the world's leading financial providers. The bank's strategy builds on its core strengths: its position as a leading wealth manager, its specialist investment banking and asset management capabilities and its strong presence in its home market of Switzerland. Credit Suisse seeks to follow a balanced approach to wealth management, aiming to capitalize on both the large pool of wealth within mature markets as well as the significant growth in wealth in Asia Pacific and other emerging markets, while also serving key developed markets with an emphasis on Switzerland. The bank employs more than 50,000 people. The registered shares (CSGN) of Credit Suisse Group AG, are listed in Switzerland and, in the form of American Depository Shares (CS), in New York. 

Contact
James Cheesbrough
james.cheesbrough@credit-suisse.com

Visit https://fia-tech.com/

FIA Tech operates technology platforms for the exchange traded derivatives (ETD) industry, providing innovative solutions to improve market infrastructure. 
FIA Tech's Atlantis is the industry standard for execution commissions (brokerage) calculation and settlement in ETD. Atlantis currently processes payments for 55 banks and brokers of over $100 million per month at a collection rate of over 85% in the first month.
Now including US Listed Options, Atlantis leverages direct connectivity to the Options Clearing Corporation (all options markets) to deliver automation and centralized standard rate schedules to the equity options industry. Participating banks and brokers now benefit from automated invoicing and collection rates over 95% in the first month.

Contact
Candice Adam
cadam@fia-tech.com

Visit https://www.imc.com/us/

IMC is a leading global market maker buying and selling securities in all major asset classes on more than 100 trading venues worldwide. 
Pioneering the combination of advanced technology and trading expertise, IMC draws on three decades of industry experience, robust risk management, and significant capital commitment to provide liquidity and facilitate the transfer of risk for all market participants.
Founded in 1989 in Amsterdam, IMC is an ambitious, innovative, technology-driven trading firm built on an open, collaborative culture where great ideas thrive. 
Today, IMC employs more than 1,200 traders, technologists, and support staff across offices in Amsterdam, Chicago, Mumbai, and Sydney.

Contact
Paul Jiganti
paul.jiganti@imc.com

Visit https://www.janestreet.com/institutional/

Jane Street is a global quantitative trading firm and liquidity provider trading a wide range of financial products, including ETF's, equities, futures, commodities, options, bonds, digital assets, and currencies. We have offices in New York, London, Hong Kong, and Amsterdam which allow us to make markets continually on more than 200 trading venues in over 40 countries around the world. We excel at providing liquidity in complex markets, especially in periods of dislocation and volatility. While our committed capital and firmwide risk book provides us with the capacity, our technology and flat structure fosters a culture of collaboration that facilitates these complex trades.

Contact
NYSales@janestreet.com

Visit https://memx.com/

MEMX is a technology-driven exchange operator providing its members and the global investment community with a simpler, less costly, and more transparent way to access liquidity. Founded in 2019 by a diverse group of financial firms, MEMX's mission is to create healthy competition and  advocate for market for market structure reform that results in more efficient and sensible trading experiences for all investors. The firm currently operates a U.S. equities exchange, and in 2023, MEMX will launch an options exchange and provide technology services to a crypto exchange.

Contact
Geralyn Endo
gendo@memx.com

Visit https://sig.com/

As one of the largest proprietary trading firms in the world, SIG benefits the financial markets by providing liquidity and ensuring competitive prices for buyers and sellers. SIG brings together the brightest minds, the best technology, and an expansive library of data to design and implement quantitative trading strategies that make us leaders in the financial markets. Beyond trading, SIG is active in global private equity, institutional brokerage, sports analytics, and structured capital.

Contact
Bill Fontes
bill.fontes@sig.com

Visit https://trafix.com/

TRAFiX is a broker neutral FinTech company providing innovative Order & Execution Management solutions, real-time FIX connectivity and normalized API interfaces to address the functional and regulatory requirements of the Financial Services Industry. Our scalable offering has been specifically designed to utilize the latest enhancements in software development and enterprise architecture to resolve the growing challenges faced by today's trading community. Currently supporting electronic global equity, option and complex options trading, our open architecture allows for the ongoing addition of asset classes. The TRAFiX team has decades of experience and is singularly focused on designing superior applications that integrate within our customer's technology ecosystem and lowers the total cost of ownership.

Contact
Tom Callinan
tcallinan@trafix.com

Bronze Sponsors

Visit https://www.eventus.com/

Eventus is a leading global provider of multi-asset class trade surveillance and market risk solutions. Our powerful, award-winning Validus platform is easy to deploy, customize and operate across equities, options, futures, foreign exchange (FX), fixed income and digital asset markets.
Validus is proven in the most complex, high-volume and real-time environments of tier-1 banks, broker-dealers, futures commission merchants (FCMs), proprietary trading groups, market centers, buy-side institutions and energy/commodity trading firms. Our rapidly growing client base relies on Validus and our responsive support and product development teams to overcome its most pressing regulatory challenges.
 

Contact
Ryan Chang
ryanchang@eventus.com

Visit https://www.matrixexecutions.com/

Matrix is a technology-driven firm founded by innovators and trusted, experienced industry professionals. We provide exceptional technology and execution services for the trading community.  The ability to quickly adapt to the ever-changing derivatives trading landscape is based on our deep industry involvement, our extraordinary staff, and our entrepreneurial spirit.  Exceptional execution services come from having close client relationships to assess their unique needs, experienced engineers to deliver innovative technology, and vast knowledge of handling derivatives execution for 20+ years.  We strive to provide the most advanced technology and best service in the business.

Contact
Liza Serro
Liza.Serro@matrixexecutions.com

Visit https://www.oppenheimer.com/

Oppenheimer & Co. Inc. (“Oppenheimer”) is a leading bank and full-service investment firm that provides financial services and advice to high net worth investors, individuals, businesses and institutions. For over 140 years, we have provided investors with the necessary expertise and insight to meet the challenge of achieving their financial goals. Our commitment to our clients’ investment needs, our experienced and dedicated professionals, and our proud tradition empower us to deliver effective and innovative solutions to our clients.

Contact
Joe Bile
joseph.bile@opco.com

Visit https://s3.com/

Contact
Sarah Phillips
sphillips@s3.com

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