2023 Awards: A Night to Remember 2023 Awards: A Night to Remember

The annual gala honored the most influential, innovative and impactful players in the ETF ecosystem.

Reviewed by: Lisa Barr
Edited by: Lisa Barr

The annual Awards gala was back in action May 2, welcoming more than 250 financial professionals to a night of celebration, featuring succulent food, good conversation and some of the industry’s most influential and innovative players.

The 15 categories recognized everything from new funds to up-and-coming issuers, and highlighted the hardworking people who make the ETF industry go round.

“Tonight, we gather to celebrate the outstanding achievements of the ETF industry over the past year,” said CEO Mike Morelli. This year, the industry also welcomed the relaunch of, designed to provide faster, more incisive information about the industry.

“It was a great event,” said Ed McRedmond, founder and managing principal of etfEd Advisory. “It’s always nice to get together in-person to meet new people and catch up with old friends and colleagues.” 

Sean Allocca is the former Editor-in-Chief of Prior to, he was deputy managing editor at InvestmentNews, an editor for Financial Planning, and an editor for CFO Magazine. He holds a B.A. in writing from Loyola University, Maryland and an M.A. in communication from Fordham University.