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The Energy Trader Forum is an exclusive invite-only event for the energy trading and energy/carbon markets community. This community represents a fast evolving and central part of the energy sector. 

The purpose of the Energy Trader Forum is to fill the current communication gap by facilitating education and networking for the mutual benefit and advancement of the community, energy markets, consumers and industry as a whole.

Meeting dates


Wednesday 29 Nov 2023 Wellington Agenda  
Thursday 21 March 2024 Wellington Agenda  
Wednesday 24 July 2024 Auckland Agenda Hotel discount link 
Thursday 5 December 2024 Wellington    

Registation options

Energy / carbon traders

Energy and carbon traders from qualifying organisations, who are generation asset owners, independent retailers, gas producers, aggregators, forest owners.

Price: $150


Regulators and non-trading staff from qualifying trading organisations e.g. regulatory manager, asset managers, in-house lawyers, executive management, business development managers, account managers.

Price: $250


Attendees from organisations who are primarily suppliers to energy and carbon traders, consultants, proprietary traders, brokers, advisors, trading technology/systems and information providers and other interested parties.

Price: $350


This category is for industrial, commercial and government organisations. In particular those individuals involved with the purchasing and trading of energy and carbon including procurement managers, energy managers, engineering managers and executives.

Price: $150


Join the forum remotely, watch the sessions live and ask questions.

Price: $150

Express your interest to attend

To express your interest to attend or to receive more information please email us at events [at] (subject: Energy%20Trader%20Forum%20registration%20request)

Attendance policy

The invite-only half day meeting held three times a year, brings together energy and carbon trading professionals, buyers, sellers, market participants, producers, regulators, large energy consumers, financial intermediaries and key service providers.

Attendance will be restricted to members and invited guests only, as approved by Freeman.

If your role within the industry is outside of the above, a registration fee will apply, as per the table above.


Cancellations can be made up to 30 days before an event (minus a $75 + GST service charge per registrant). Cancellations made within 30 days of an event will not be entitled to a refund. Cancellations made within 30 days of an event may be carried over to the next event at the discretion of Freeman.

Meeting rules

There are strict rules which must be adhered to for all attendees at the Energy Trader Forum.

Energy Trader Forum rules - PDF

Confidentiality of meetings

The Energy Trader Forum meetings are held under the Chatham House Rule:

When a meeting, or part thereof, is held under the Chatham House Rule, participants are free to use the information received within their own organisation. This information is not to be distributed externally, nor is the identity, affiliation of the speaker(s), nor that of any other participant.

No journalists will be present from Energy News or from any other media outlet

Sponsorship opportunities

Sponsorship opportunities are available, please contact james.wardhaugh [at] (subject: Energy%20Trader%20Forum%20-%20Sponsorship) for more details.

For more information please contact us:

Content, agenda and programme development
Irwin Munro
+64 27 808 0748
irwin.munro [at] (subject: Energy%20Trader%20Forum%20enquiry)

Event and registration enquiries
events [at]

Sponsorship enquiries
James Wardhaugh
+64 21 636 819
james.wardhaugh [at] (subject: Energy%20Trader%20Forum%20enquiry)

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