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 - 2019-2020

Wednesday 13 November - Wellington

Thursday 13 February, 2020 - Wellington

Thursday 07 May, 2020 - Auckland

Thursday 13 August, 2020 - Wellington

Thursday 12 November, 2020 - Wellington

Register to attend

Registration Type   Price Register 
Qualified traders Individuals who are the energy buyers, energy sellers, and traders from the following organisation types: gentailers, retailers, industrial consumers, electricity generators, gas producers and foresters. Complimentary
Non-trading roles from qualified companies Regulators, lines companies and additional attendees from the organisation types above. $150
Service providers Including brokers and consultants. $350


Express your interest to attend

Express your interest to attend or to receive more information email us at trader [at]

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 the energy buyers (large energy consumers, retailers), energy sellers (electricity generators, gas producers) and traders from the following organisation types: gentailers, retailers, industrial consumers, electricity generators, gas producers and foresters.

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

Non-trading roles within trading organisations - $150 ex. GST
Service providers including brokers and consultants - $350 ex. GST

Cancellations made within 72 hours of an event will not be entitled to a refund. Cancellations made prior to 72 hours 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.


Event and forum information
Emma Conley

emma.conley [at] (subject: Energy%20Trader%20Forum)

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

General enquiries
trader [at]


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