About the Event

Our South Africa-focused series of events – Touchdown in Cape Town: The Big Wave – has two truly unmissable events at its epicentre.

Our brand ambassador and UN Patron of the Oceans, Lewis Pugh, and our renowned FX Guru Andreas Thalassinos, Head of Education, will be our keynote speakers at an exclusive evening on May 18, the Big Wave Opening Dinner.

We invite all our traders in Cape Town to join us in the awe-inspiring surroundings of the Predator Room at the Two Oceans Aquarium. You will enjoy a lavish meal, the chance to network with your fellow traders and get inspired by two incredible motivational speakers.  

Plus, you will see the Big Wave live trading contest winners presented with their amazing prizes.

Don’t miss this special opening dinner – it promises to be an exciting evening!

The FXTM team will be back at the Two Oceans Aquarium for a two-day Ultimate Trading Workshop!* Andreas Thalassinos will present a masterclass on his coveted formula, and help you discover how technical analysis can inform your strategies and make you trade with more confidence!

Stay up-to-date on all of our Touchdown in Cape Town: The Big Wave events by following and sharing the #BigWaveSA hashtag on social media.

*All the material presented at these events has been approved by the company's Key Individual, in accordance with FSCA guidelines.

A minimum deposit of $250 is required for the workshop. Please contact your Account Service Manager for further details.

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18 May
19:00 - 23:00



Two Oceans Aquarium (Predator Room) (Map)









Andreas Thalassinos

Why should you attend?

  • Enjoy a luxurious meal in the “jawesome” Predator Room of Cape Town’s famous aquarium
  • Be inspired by Cape Town’s own world-famous endurance simmer, UN Patron of the Oceans and FXTM Brand Ambassador, Lewis Pugh
  • Celebrate the five skilled winners of the Big Wave live trading contest, exclusive to traders in South Africa!

Andreas Thalassinos


FXTM’s Head of Education is a highly-respected FX educator and Certified Technical Analyst. An authority in algorithmic trading, Andreas Thalassinos is also known for developing hundreds of automated systems, indicators and trading tools used today.

His passion for educating traders and forex industry professionals has made him an industry Guru, with tutorials and webinars consistently viewed by thousands of traders around the world. Thalassinos’ seminars are renowned for their lively atmosphere and exceptionally informative content and enjoy outstanding attendance every time.

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Lewis Pugh

UN Patron of the Oceans

Lewis Pugh has dedicated his life to being an active ocean advocate. The Capetonian local has won multiple environmental and philanthropic awards, and is the most respected long-distance swimmer in the world. In 2018, he became FXTM’s brand ambassador and completed The Long Swim – a world-first swim along the length of the English Channel– to raise ocean awareness.

Renowned for both his unwavering willpower and his motivational talks, Lewis has delivered inspirational leadership speeches to major corporations including Coca Cola, BMW and Samsung.

Forex Trading Seminar in Cape Town , South Africa


Two Oceans Aquarium, Dock Rd, V & A Waterfront, Cape Town 8002, South Africa