Opus Connect is excited to announce its 2019 Opus Summit events in Chicago on February 13th, in NYC on March 12th, and in Los Angeles on June 13th. Each event will kick off in the morning with a Deal Connect series of one-on-one meetings between Capital Providers and sector-focused Executives and Investment Bankers. Following the Deal Connect portion, all Opus Summit attendees are invited to multiple afternoon panels headlined by industry leaders and experts, before closing the day with more networking at a cocktail reception.

Multiple Opus Summit events will take place in cities throughout the United States in 2019, with each having a different industry focus. The first three confirmed events are in Chicago, NYC, and Los Angeles. The focus of the Chicago event will be on Food/Beverage/Agriculture, the focus of the NYC event will be on Consumer Goods, and the focus of the LA event will be on Cannabis. All attendees will be pre-selected to ensure quality and facilitate deal making in an efficient manner.

Benefits for Capital Providers:

  • Opportunity to speak on panel and demonstrate expertise to crowd of M&A professionals
  • Get access to deal flow from executives and investment banks in the given industry
  • Find highly-qualified candidates for executive and advisory roles at portfolio companies
  • Save time finding deal partners: Six meetings, each strictly 20 minutes long
  • Receive contact information for all Executives and Investment Bankers in attendance

Benefits for Executives:

  • Opportunity to speak on panel and demonstrate expertise to crowd of M&A professionals
  • Get access to capital providers who are looking to invest in their companies
  • Obtain insight to advisory and executive roles at portfolio companies
  • Save time finding partners: Six meetings, each strictly 20 minutes long
  • Receive contact information for all Capital Providers and Investment Bankers in attendance

Benefits for Investment Banks:

  • Opportunity to speak on panel and demonstrate expertise to crowd of M&A professionals
  • Meet capital providers looking to deploy capital in their industry of specialty
  • Establish future contacts among executives in industry of specialty
  • Save time finding deal partners: Six meetings, each strictly 20 minutes long
  • Receive contact information for all Capital Providers and Executives in attendance

 Benefits for Event Sponsors: 

  • Meet a range of lower middle market and middle market M&A professionals and executives located across the country
  • Opportunity to present firm during networking sessions and pass out marketing materials
  • Company logo on website and event advertising campaigns to our 50,000-person contact list of M&A professionals
  • Firm description prominently displayed in event brochure to be distributed to attendees
  • Receive contact information for all event attendees

Tentative Schedule:

10:00 AM – 10:30 AM: Registration
10:30 AM – 12:30 PM: Meetings (Six 20-Minute Meetings)
12:30 PM – 2:00 PM: Networking Lunch
2:00 PM – 3:00 PM: PE Panel
3:00 PM – 4:00 PM: IB Panel
4:00 PM – 5:00 PM: Executive Panel
5:00 PM – 7:00 PM: Cocktail Reception

CH Summit
Food/Beverage/Agriculture

February 13th, 2019
10:00 AM – 7:00 PM

 Bryan Cave Leighton Paisner
161 N Clark Street
Chicago, IL 60601

NY Summit
Consumer Goods

March 12th, 2019
10:00 AM – 7:00 PM

 Lowenstein Sandler
41251 Ave of the Americas
New York, NY 10020

LA Summit
Cannabis

June 13th, 2019
1:30 PM – 7:00 PM

 Buchalter
1000 Wilshire Blvd
Los Angeles, CA 90017

Industry Focused M&A Events

Questions:
Terrence Winters
VP, Sales and Business Development
terrence@opusconnect.com
(646) 245-7994