Opus Connect is excited to announce its 2020 Opus Summit events in NYC on January 22nd, in Chicago on February 20th,  and in Los Angeles on May 7th.. Some events 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. Please check each event page for the full agenda.

Multiple Opus Summit events will take place in cities throughout the United States in 2020, with each having a different industry focus. The focus of the NYC event will be on Consumer Goods. The focus of the Chicago event will be on Food/Beverage/Agriculture. 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 when there is a Deal Connect component included.

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:

** please check each individual event page for full agenda. Not all Summits will have a Deal Connect component and schedules are subject to change. 

10:00 AM – 10:30 AM: Registration
10:30 AM – 12:30 PM: Meetings (Six 20-Minute Meetings)
12:30 PM – 1:30 PM: Networking Lunch

1:00 PM – 1:30 PM: Afternoon Panels Registration
1:30 PM – 2:20 PM: Cannabis Panel
2:30 PM – 3:20 PM: PE Panel
3:30 PM – 3:45 PM: Short Break
3:50 PM – 4:40 PM: IB Panel
4:50 PM – 5:40 PM: Executive Panel
5:40 PM – 7:00 PM: Cocktail Reception

NY Summit
Consumer Goods

January 22nd, 2020
1:00 PM – 7:00 PM

 Ice Miller
1500 Broadway
New York, NY 10036

CH Summit
Food/Beverage/Agriculture

February 20th, 2020
1:00 PM – 7:00 PM

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

LA Summit
Cannabis

May 7th, 2020
1:30 PM – 7:00 PM

 Greenspoon Marder
1875 Century Park East
Los Angeles, CA 90067

Industry Focused M&A Events

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