Business Money editor, Bob Lefroy said:
“Reading through the feedback forms I am delighted.
"The opening presentation by Payson Johnston informed and educated most of those present on the complexities and opportunities attending blockchain and crypto currencies. His long experience with Cisco and streamlining its supply chains was evident from a great delivery.
"The Access to Finance debate was robust and lively as representatives from different parts of the industry occasionally clashed as to where some of the problems lay.
"Edward Wilde of sponsors Squire Patton Boggs gave a passionate account under the heading Shenanigans and diversions on the road to bans on assignment regulation.
"John Brehcist and Erik Timmermans analysed and discussed the great success of invoice finance throughout Europe.
"An illuminating presentation on, The future of retail – decline or renaissance, by a team from Gordon Brothers put the travails of the sector into proportion and highlighted where the opportunity lay.
"Damon Walford of Thincats made a brilliant presentation, highly technical, yet very informative and insightful.
"Jeremy Harrison of Bank of America Merrill Lynch headed a panel including directors from Barclays, ABN AMRO and HSBC on what was being achieved in the bigger ticket sector.
"Ben van Rooyen, CEO Inspired Finance, gave us a view of the future with his 21st century intermediary venture. One of the biggest in the sector and certainly the most exciting.
"John Jenkins chaired a great day and summed up on a conference where the content had been so engrossing that keeping to time was impossible. The Open forum debate on regulation of commercial finance was moved clashed with pre-lunch drinks and was moved to another day.”
Robert Lefroy thanked everybody for such an invigorating and educational day.