Online Brokers Gather in Chicago for Eighth Annual Summit

Thursday, October 13, 2016

Over 70 leaders and experts within the retail online brokerage space gathered at the eighth annual Online Broker Summit to discuss the industry in the spirit of moving forward together

Hosted annually by Recognia, a TRADING CENTRAL company, the event brings together the online broker community to discuss industry trends and share experiences, as advocates and influencers for healthy markets and for the interests of self-directed investors. This year's event was held at theWit hotel downtown Chicago on October 13th. Our opening video kicked off the summit, introducing the key topics of discussion.These included big data, investor trends, options experience, the effectivenss of digital newsletters, how to simplify technical analysis, global investor behaviour and how harnessing UX design can benefit your business.



Twenty-one firms attended this year's summit, visiting from United States, Canada, Belgium, London and Hong Kong. The speaker line-up included representatives from Investopedia, Barron's, The Globe and Mail, BlackRock, tastytrade, BOX Options Exchange, Corporate Insight, Investment Trends, Upside Consulting, IHS Markit and Recognia.

Thank you to our sponsors IHS Markit and Morningstar who helped to make this event possible.

Send email to or contact us if you are interested in a summary of the following presentations and panel discussions. To learn more about the event, visit