Wednesday, November 29, 2023

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 16 Nov 2022 Wellington | Online Agenda  
Tuesday 21 Feb 2023 Wellington |Online Agenda  
Tuesday 25 Jul 2023 Auckland | Online Agenda  
Wednesday 29 Nov 2023 Wellington | Online Agenda  

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: $75


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: $150


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: $0


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 quarterly, 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.

A complimentary Energy Trader Forum attendance is reserved for individuals who are involved with the procurement of energy for their (non-energy) business including procurement managers, energy managers, engineering managers and executives.

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


Cancellations made within 14 days of an event will not be entitled to a refund. Cancellations made within 14 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.


Irwin Munro
+64 27 808 0748
irwin.munro [at] (subject: Energy%20Trader%20Forum%20enquiry)

Event and forum information
events [at]

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

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