The event of the year for CFD and Forex Traders around the world!

inveus Trading Awards 2017

Launch yourself into a new dimension via a professional CFD and Forex contest – powered by ActivTrades, the prestigious Online Broker from London.

You only need one registration to participate simultaneously in three riveting CFD and Forex trading contests and to enjoy the opportunity to win fantastic cash prizes.

Powered by MetaTrader 4

Trade wherever and whenever!

Are you our next CFD or Forex Trading World Champion in 2017?

You will be awarded a prize of USD 100,000! The world’s ten best traders will automatically qualify for the momentous final at the Marriott AC Forum Hotel in Barcelona from January through October.

And our VIP finalist: A Wildcard winner…

Flights and accommodation: Included!


learn more.

The inveus Trading Awards comprise a CFD contest package that includes 3 contests:

  • Trading World Cup (main contest)
  • Swing Challenge (ancillary contest)
  • EA Challenge (ancillary contest)

You can trade in each contest separately; however, participation in the ancillary contests is contingent upon participation in the main contest – the Trading World Cup. All trading activities will be conducted with the trading platform MetaTrader 4, which can be locally installed or used on mobile devices such as smartphones or tablets; there is also a browser-based web edition.

You will trade via a virtual trading account with virtual start-up capital of USD 10,000 per contest. CFDs on indices, commodities and Forex will be available for trading.

In the main contest final, trading will be done in real money accounts, into which USD 10,000 has been deposited. A separate prize will be offered for each contest. For the ancillary contests, the organiser offers the respective winners the option to trade in the respective cash prize for a different alternative, which may be more worthwhile. In addition to the contests, the organizer will offer a variety of specials that yield genuine added values for CFD and Forex traders.

Participation is free!

The inveus Trading Awards

trade with virtual Depots

World Cup

USD 100,000 Prizemoney!

You are a Forex and/or CFD trader on Indices and Commodities with a virtual USD 10,000 start-up capital based trading account. To automatically qualify for the final from December 1 to 15 at the AC Forum Hotel in Barcelona, you simply have to present the highest equity amount in your account once between January and October.

Every time a new calendar month begins, your account is automatically reset to the start-up capital amount. Hence, you have a total of 10 chances to qualify and become the World Trading Champion!

Weiter lesen

First and foremost, you have to register – the first month (January 2017) is free. As soon as you have completed this step, ActivTrades will send you an email with a link, from which you will be able to download your trading platform – MetaTrader 4. In the same email, you will also receive the access data for your virtual trading account – complete with start-up capital of USD 10,000. You can start trading CFDs at 0.01 am CET on January 1, 2017: Indices, commodities and of course Forex securities are available.

The qualification phase

To qualify for the finals, you will have to generate the highest equity in your virtual trading account ONCE between January and October. The equity will be determined on the second-to-last calendar day of each month. If you lose 50% of your start-up capital, your trading account will be frozen. In this case, you can wait for the reset in the new calendar month or you can have your trading account unfrozen immediately if you pay a release fee of EUR 9.90.

Every time a new calendar month begins, the deposit balance is reset to the start-up capital of USD 10,000. Hence, you have a total of 10 chances to qualify as the best trader for the final. If you achieve this feat, we will contact you right away and invite you to participate in the great showdown in Spain. Of course we hope that you will have the time and that you will join us. If you can’t make it, we will ask the trader who came in second.

Showdown. The Real Money Final!

We will pay for our finalists’ flights (Economy) and hotel accommodation (AC Forum, Barcelona). All 10 finalists and one wildcard winner will be trading in a trading room we have leased. The wildcard winner will be drawn in November. Each finalist will be given separate access to a trading account that has a balance of USD 10,000 in real cash in it. That’s the start-up capital. Our 11 finalists will be able to trade during official trading hours – whenever and as often as they want to – from December 1, 2017 at 8 am through to December 15, 2017 at 11 pm. The equity loss limit in the deposit account is the same as it was during the qualification phase – 50%. Any finalist who reaches the loss limit is disqualified. The trader who retains the highest equity in his trading account on 12/15/2017 at 11 pm CET will win the contest and will be crowned the 2017 inveus Trading World Champion!

He (or she) will have earned a huge reward: USD 100,000 in prize money plus all the profits traded above and beyond the start-up capital. All other finalists will receive a total of 50% of their traded profits, provided they have generated profits. The event organiser will assume the loss risk. During the time we spend together at the final, we will offer fantastic events – for instance a sight seeing trip or a traditional evening sharing a Paella.


Swing Challenge

10.000 USD Prizemoney!

The Swing Challenge contest will determine the best discretionary trader who can go all the way. During this challenge, the trading account is not reset once throughout the Main Event, which begins on January 1 and ends on December 15, 2017 – so trading results are tracked across the entire trading year.

The trader with the highest equity after opening a maximum of 25 trades per month in his or her virtual trading account at the end of the contest will win the contest and will be crowned Swing Champion!

Weiter lesen

If you have registered for the main contest – the Trading World Cup – you are automatically eligible to participate in the Swing Challenge – free of charge. Simply check the appropriate option when you register. Just as with the Trading World Cup, you will receive the access data for the virtual trading account provided by ActivTrades via email.

As soon as you have opened your second virtual trading account for the Swing Challenge in MetaTrader 4, you will be able to start trading CFDs and Forex immediately using the USD 10,000 start-up capital. It won’t matter whether you start at the very beginning on January 1, 2017 or join later. The Swing Challenge continues through December 15, 2017 and runs in parallel to the Trading World Cup. This trading account is never reset throughout your trading period.

A loss limit does not exist in the Swing Challenge. Hence, if you no longer have any equity in your trading account, you will be automatically disqualified from the Swing Challenge.

However, if you should attain the goal of having the highest equity in your trading account after opening a maximum of 25 trades per month at the end of the contest, you will be the contest winner and will be crowned the inveus Swing Champion. If this happens, we will contact you immediately and offer you two options as a reward for your outstanding trading performance:

  • Have the prize money of USD 10,000 transferred to your account immediately; or
  • Trade one of our MT4 real money trading accounts (100k start-up capital) with ActivTrades for an entire year and receive 50% of the trading profits you have generated during this year as your prize money!

What an amazing opportunity!


EA Challenge

5.000 USD Prizemoney!

The EA Challenge offers every developer of fully automated trading systems the opportunity to send a trading robot (Expert Advisor) of his or her choice to the race on MetaTrader 4. As with the main contest, this event runs from 1 January until 15 December 2017.

The Expert Advisor developer whose robot generates the highest equity in his or her trading account by the end of the contest will win and be crowned our first inveus EA Champion.

Weiter lesen

If you have registered for the main contest – the Trading World Cup – you will be automatically eligible to participate in the EA Challenge – free of charge. Simply check the appropriate option in your registration. The EA Challenge also runs in parallel to the main contest – from January 1, 2017 at 11 pm through December 15, 2017 at 11 pm. (All times are CET.)

As in the Trading World Cup and/or Swing Challenge, you will receive the access data for the virtual trading account to use in the EA Challenge via email from ActivTrades.

What are EAs?

First, let us give you some brief insights into our EA Challenge concept, its participation requirements and some information to help you decide whether participating in this contest makes sense for you. EA is the abbreviation of the term Expert Advisor. This is, in fact, a software program, or in more general terms, a program code.

This code makes it possible to trade in a trading account fully automatically, i.e. without the involvement of a trader as far as the opening, management and closing of positions is concerned. Many traders call these Expert Advisors robots or simply bots.

What are the participation requirements?

Our EA Challenge contest offers all traders pursuing a profitable strategy an opportunity to implement this with the assistance of an EA in the third virtual trading account of the Trading Awards. To be able to do that, the strategy will first have to be “automated”. Hence, a program code will have to be developed that converts the strategy into an algorithm so that it can run for 24 hours without interruption and without the trader making any manual adjustments, with the exception of maybe some program code fine tuning.

Intellectual rights inherent in the program code

If you plan to use an EA you have not developed yourself, you will have to be in possession of all licensing rights to use it or you will at least need permission from the developer to use the EA in the contest.

The event organiser and the broker will jointly verify the virtual trading accounts to ascertain that robots are actually handling the trades.

If your EA should win the contest and the developer is unaware of its use, you will lose your EA Champion title and you may be subject to criminal prosecution. Hence, we urge you only to use an EA to which you hold the appropriate rights.

Where do I find a good EA?

Many fully functional EAs are available for sale online. However, if you use one of these EAs you will have to notify the seller and obtain the rights for their use.

As a rule, professional programmers will compile the program codes required to automate your own strategy. They are frequently traders as well and are very familiar with the trading platforms on which the EA will be used. Consequently, if you want to participate in the EA Challenge, you will need a robot compatible with MetaTrader 4, which will trade your strategy fully automatically, 24/7, and without you taking any trading actions.

To find programmers who can assist you, you can visit the forum on the Metaquotes website. This company is the developer of MetaTrader 4 and 5.

We also recommend Michael Mick of IB Markets. Not only is Michael a good trader, but he and his team also compile professional codes for private and institutional traders around the globe.

What will it take for me to win?

If you achieve the feat of delivering the highest equity in your third virtual trading account at the end of the contest, you will win this challenge and will be crowned the inveus EA Champion. Of course you will receive an amazing reward as well! As soon as the contest is over, we will contact you and offer you two prize options to choose from:

  • We will transfer the prize money of USD 5,000 to you right away; or
  • We sell your EA on the Trading Awards platform to customers around the globe. You set the sales price and we share the profits from the sales 50/50. Quid pro quo!

What an amazing opportunity!

Your Performance

Your Position & Performance !



Your Performance




What do you get?


The Trading World Cup 2017 final will be broadcast as a webcast. As a participant, you will be able to watch the showdown of the 11 finalists in Barcelona LIVE – for a special prize!

Drei Wettbewerbe

Trading World Cup | Swing Challenge | EA Challenge


If you have not been able to qualify for the final in the Trading World Cup, you still have another opportunity: the Wildcard may render you eligible to participate as the 11th finalist in the Trading World Cup final!


It’s showtime! Only participants of the Trading Awards will have access to interesting videos and insightful webinars for beginners and pros.

Alles inclusive

Flights and accommodation: Included!


Many traders are very prosperous. However, many other people are not that lucky. That’s why we as traders want to help people who are in dire situations. Hence, we have partnered with HelpDirect, Germany’s first online portal for donations.

The Broker

Without an excellent broker you will not win a single trading contest around the world …

ActivTrades Plc is domiciled in downtown London and is “Financial Conduct Authority” (FCA) authorised and regulated. ActivTrades was established in Switzerland in 2001 and has evolved into a renowned brokerage enterprise for CFD and Forex trading over the past 15 years. The enterprise offers premium services to institutional and private traders.

ActivTrades customers are undertaking Forex and CFDs transactions with low margin requirements. The platforms work with the latest routing and risk technologies and provide live pricing data along with a wide range of markets. The online brokerage firm is proud of the excellent execution speed it can guarantee.

Weiter lesen

Through the powerful and universally accredited platforms MetaTrader 4 and 5, customers gain access to trading options featuring more than 50 currency pairings on the currency market and a spread starting at 0.7 pips as well as gold, silver, oil, indices, individual stocks and other commodities.

ActivTrades clients reap the benefits of a vast selection of premium tools and market analyses, such as SmartOrder, Autochartist, VPS-Service, Molanis and more. The broker hosts free webinars to prepare clients for their trading activities and to familiarise them with all products and services. Moreover, the enterprise organises complimentary live trading seminars in various European metropolises.

ActivTrades assists clients with an international team of competent, multilingual staff members, professional consulting services and personal customer service support over the phone. The order desk works 24 hours a day, five days a week, to provide uninterrupted service during the trading week.

Leverage products frequently come with high capital risks. ActivTrades PLC is authorised and regulated by the British Financial Conduct Authority, which regulates the company’s activities. The enterprise is also registered as a border-crossing provider with the German BaFin under ID number 119839.

Yes No