International Telecoms Risk Forum (ITRF) – 14-15 June

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Meeting Format


There are 4 International Telecoms Risk Forum meetings a year, each of two-day duration. Refreshments & lunch are provided. There is an optional group dinner on the evening of Day One.


Two International Telecoms Risk Forum meetings a year are held in the UK and two are held in Europe. The Forums Administrator assists with hotel bookings/ transfer arrangements if required.

Data Exchange Session

The International Telecoms Risk Forum meetings include a formal data exchange session to enable members to discuss their customer  accounts. The session is run strictly in accordance with all legal requirements, including but not limited to relevant data protection and competition law.

Challenging & instructive agendas

The International Telecoms Risk Forum members have significant input into other sessions on the meeting agendas, to ensure that they are relevant and cover key areas of common interest. We source and invite knowledgeable subject experts in order to ensure that content is of the highest standard.


Membership Information

Membership Criteria

The International Telecoms Risk Forum membership is open to senior credit & risk professionals from international Tier One carriers. All membership applications are reviewed by the steering committee I accordance with the forum membership criteria. Membership is subject to acceptance of the forum constitution.

Current Membership Sample

  • BICS
  • BT
  • BTS
  • Citic
  • Colt Technology
  • Deutsche Telekom
  • Gamma Telecom
  • Ibasis
  • IDT Global
  • KDDI Global
  • Liquid Telecom
  • MGI
  • Orange Telecom
  • Tata Comms
  • Telehouse Europe
  • Telefonica
  • Telia Carrier
  • TEO
  • Telenor
  • Telecom Italia
  • Virgin Media
  • Verizon
  • Vodafone
  • Wavecrest


Members are invited to attend their first meeting free of charge and without obligation, to assess the benefits of membership for themselves. This is subject to passing an initial company.

There is an annual membership fee of £1450. This covers all administration and meeting costs, as well as membership of the ITRF Knowledge Sharing Hub.

Members are responsible for their own hotel, accommodation and travel costs. Administrative assistance with travel arrangements and  hotel bookings is available.


The International Telecoms Risk Forum (ITRF)


The International Telecoms Risk Forum (ITRF) is the premier Risk Forum for the global telecommunications industry. It was formed over ten years ago to provide a community for Europe’s Tier One Carriers and other industry participants. It aims to promote best practice in the telecoms industry and to minimise fraud and bad debt. The focus is on providing an assured benefit to members.

The objectives of the forum are to:

  • Share customer experiences and draw on each others’ knowledge
  • Develop and enhance best and new practice in credit and risk management
  • Improve skill levels
  • Provide access to a network of like-minded professionals and relevant industry experts.