Utilita (Ageas) Bowl

13th June 2024 - 10am to 2pm

The UK’s Leading Events for Business Finance Professionals

Inspiring you with new ideas and solutions.

Whether you are a Finance Director or CFO, a dedicated finance professional or business exec responsible for financial operations, The Business Finance and Accounting Roadshow will provide valuable insights and innovative new ideas, helping to unlock the full potential of your business.

Expert speakers – informative seminars

4 Hours of high quality, education content presented absolutely free of charge

Theatre A
Theatre B
The AI-Driven Future of Finance and Business Decisions
Peter Walker
Hopton Analytics
AI is changing the world at a rapid pace and the Finance function is no exception. Learn how the AI revolution is going to impact business from the office of the CFO to the shop floor. We will examine the potential impact of generative AI on your business model, fraud and fraud detection, productivity, data accuracy, regulatory compliance, audit, forecasting, and more. This session is critical to help you prepare for the AI revolution.
UK economic update for finance professionals
Jonathan Steenberg
In 2024, the UK's economic landscape presents dynamic shifts for finance professionals. Inflation concerns and geopolitical factors add complexity, demanding astute financial strategies for optimal outcomes. Gain valuable insights from one of the leading global credit insurers.
Empowering Finance Leaders: Navigating the Cybersecurity Landscape
Mike Robinson
As cyber threats evolve, finance leadership plays a crucial role in an organisation's response to security incidents. This session explores the current threat landscape, including challenges such as phishing, ransomware, DDoS attacks, and insider threats. We'll cover how CyberCrowd helps clients combat threats, explore innovative defences in cybersecurity, and discuss future trends like AI-driven attacks and cryptocurrencies, emphasising the importance of a strong information security posture.

Financial administration for effective international growth
David Atherton
The company’s ability to create an effective financial administration in conjunction with internationalisation is crucial to maintaining control of the business, financial administration, financial reports, reliable data, compliance, taxation, regulations.
Navigating the Most Liquid and Volatile Market in the world
John Freeme
With global trade at record highs, Businesses are more exposed to currency fluctuations than at any time in history. Management of this risk is our speciality.

Real World Skills Top Finance Professionals Need in 2024
Marlon Thomas
This session will focus on the evolving finance skills businesses need and how the right mix of technical finance knowledge and power business skills will help you succeed
Top 5 Purchase-to-Pay Risks You Need to Know in 2024
Paul Conway
Fiscal Technologies
Finance has undergone a significant period of change over the last 3 years, which is now exposing many finance leaders and teams to a new range of risks. Uncover the techniques to mitigating these threats, reducing fraud, financial impact and compliance penalties.
Boosting the Bottom Line with Apprenticeships
Jo Scott
Understand how government funding can be used to cover up to 100% of your training costs. This session will look at the different ways apprenticeship funding can be used, whether you pay into the levy or not. It will cover looking at new recruits to build a talent pipeline but also how it can be used to train existing staff.

And Our Exhibitors

A mix of international brands and inspirational new solutions   

Your Partner in Group Reporting
The leading professional body for accounting technicians
ACCA (The Association of Chartered Certified Accountants)
The global body for professional accountants
Allica Bank
No-nonsense banking for established businesses
Global leaders in credit insurance and risk management
Integrated planning and analytics on the cloud
Information and Cyber Security Experts
FISCAL Technologies
We protect your spend. Every invoice. Every supplier. Every day.
Hopton Analytics
We provide BI solutions for timely decision-making
ICAEW supports over 208,000 members & students.
Award winning training provider
Specialists in Finance application integration
Fintech Services  & Software for local and International Trade
The Channel Partnership
Bringing a human side to Trade Credit Insurance.
Global business payments and FX risk management


I wanted to thank the team at financeSHOWCASE for such a great event! The atmosphere was so positive and relaxed and I had some great conversations with the exhibitors. Lots of takeaways from the talks too. Can’t wait for the next one.


Christine Mooney

Marketing Manager, J+D Forecasting

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How to get there

Utilita (Ageas) Bowl
In the The Ballroom at the Hilton Suite
The Hilton at The Utilita (Ageas) Bowl is just 1.2 miles from the M27, Junction 7. When exiting the motorway please follow signs for the Ageas Bowl. Complimentary parking for those attending events at the venue. Sat Nav : SO30 3XH