How will membership benefit my firm?

FIX Trading Community™ is an industry-driven organisation. It has successfully attracted participation from more than 280 of the world’s leading financial service companies, which represent every corner of the trading community.  Click here to view benefits table.

Member firms enjoy the unique opportunity to participate in the development and promotion of FIX, a standard which often has a significant impact on their ability to do business. Below are just some direct examples of membership benefits:

Support FIX Trading Community financially to ensure the long-term viability of FIX by:

  • Protecting the intellectual property of FIX and in turn your firm’s FIX-related investments, ensuring the industry can continue to confidently use FIX as a non-proprietary, free and open standard, while also enabling others to build and support commercial products and services based upon it
  • Enabling FIX Trading Community to engage service providers to supplement volunteer efforts, ensuring it is possible to continue the work required to ensure FIX meets constantly evolving industry and regulatory requirements
  • Enabling FIX Trading Community to continue to develop its website and community forums, which promote further FIX adoption to all users, providing access to the latest specifications, news and developments

Participate in this practical and demonstrative joint industry initiative alongside buy-side, sell-side, trading venue, vendor and regulatory participants, all working to improve the global trading process by:

  • Interacting with industry experts, peers, clients and competitors in a neutral forum to resolve standard related issues affecting your firm and your clients
  • Driving change and helping to shape the future trading environment by participating in the decision-making process influencing the standard’s evolution, ensuring FIX implementations continue to deliver increasing return-on-investment
  • Participating in the organisation’s work, benefit from networking opportunities and the potential to learn about the very latest developments in advance of the wider trading community, facilitating first mover advantages
  • Improving the global trading process by developing and promoting increased FIX use, as an enabler for electronic trading among your clients and within your firm
  • Guiding the direction of FIX Trading Community, by leading or participating in the election of its leaders
Member BenefitsPremier Global MemberRegular Member
Access to committees and working groups-participate in initiatives that are driving the future of trading, and benefit from multiple educational and networking opportunities by joining the organisation’s many committees and working groups
Access FIX implementation tools which includes the latest version of the FIX Repository providing the FIX specification in a computer-readable XML format
Opportunity to chair committees and working groups
Neutral environment to network with peers and competitors solving issues and identifying recommended practices
An allocation of free passes to all FIX Trading Community events globally√(3)√(1)
Influence the advancement of the protocol and have a material impact on your firm’s strategies
Recognised as a firm who promotes the use of open standards
Ability to identify/pitch new areas of focus and launch an initiative
Access to the FIX Trading Community discussion forum collaborating with other members on topical issues and gaining responses to your questions from technical leadership.
Access to sponsorship packages in advance of the wider community and additionally benefit from substantial savings on sponsorship
Access to Log2Orchestra, a tool that creates an Orchestra file from one or more FIX message logs (tag-value encoding)
One on One consultation with GTC co-chairs (3 hours per year)
2 weeks of website advertisement (per year)
Host 1 web conference meeting per year with FIX Trading Community members
Global logo exposure at all FIX Trading Community’s events
Company logo featured on the FIX Trading Community home page
Exclusive notification of sponsorship and exhibitor opportunities at FIX Trading Community events in advance of regular members and the wider community
First year members will receive discounted sponsorship (25%) for one of the following events: (EMEA Trading Conference – London, Americas Trading Briefing – New York, Asia Pacific Trading Summit – Hong Kong)
Focused branding on FIX Trading Community marketing materials and newsletters
The ability to select up to 2 subsidiaries to benefit from full FIX Trading Community Regular membership
Firm’s logo featured in each edition of Global Trading magazine, distributed to 12,000+ global readers quarterly