Sibos 2022


Deliver the most sustainable Sibos to date with a celebration of the world’s premier financial services event for a hybrid, 4-day international conference in Amsterdam, and just 6 months lead time (vs 12 months for previous events).


Having partnered with Swift since 2019, FIRST utilized its strong network of suppliers and teams to build an engaging hybrid experience. From stage set (build & design), live streaming and on-demand content, FIRST elevated the production for in-person and remote attendees, while providing a VIP experience for speakers.


Focusing on the user experience, we built, produced and managed an exciting 4-day experience at the RAI Amsterdam. 

  • Pre, during & post event design and production for exhibitors and speakers
  • Produced opening video highlighting the “Hello Again” theme, welcoming the audience together with powerful messaging
  • 40 designers/video producers to live produce & edit content on-demand
  • Produced Sibos TV, a broadcast-quality channel live-streamed from an on-site custom designed studio
  • Supported 550+ speakers with a Lounge and access to presentation designers, speaking coaches and content experts.
  • Maximized sustainability measures throughout.
Sibos 2022


FIRST successfully produced the most sustainable Sibos to date, supporting this year’s theme of “Progressive Finance for a Changing World,” which focused on the intersection of finance and ESG.

Over 10K registered participants: 50% higher than anticipated, with 86% of participants in-person.

550+ speakers

220+ exhibitors 

250+ hours of live and on-demand content

20% increase in recycled/repurposed materials

20% less waste

15% less CO2 emissions

100% recyclable carpeting

Won gold for Best Thought Leadership Event at the 2023 Eventex Awards.

Won silver for Best Community Building & Engagement at the 2023 Eventex Awards.

Won bronze for Best B2B Event at the 2023 Eventex Awards.

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