Navigating the future of PE Investor Relations, Marketing & Communications

In its seventeenth year, the Forum brings together the most active private equity IR, marketing and communications professionals to focus on best practices in LP relations, branding, communications and marketing strategies. IR professionals will meet at a critical time to share their biggest day-to-day pain points, their concerns and hopes for future fundraising and ultimately uncover how others prepare for and navigate through headwinds.

Regulations impacting investor communication, greater competition for capital and greater LP requests have all created increasing challenges. Through exclusive panels, roundtable discussions and many networking opportunities, the Forum provides a unique opportunity to learn from heavy hitters in the industry. These industry experts will discuss how to best position yourself in your career as an IR and marketing professional and provide tips for distinguishing your firm from the competition.

Industry experts will address critical topics and issues including:

  • Fundraising in a challenging environment
  • Tailoring your message and targeting your audience
  • How AI, predictive analytics, and smart tech is transforming the IR space
  • Virtual AGM success
  • Successful strategies to leverage and manage a deal team
  • Transitioning to a virtual world
  • Creating an ideal experience for current and prospective LPs
  • Shaping your ESG message to meet investor expectation
  • Harnessing digital marketing to strengthen your campaign

Learn key strategies to differentiate your firm and succeed in securing capital

The Forum’s in-depth sessions are designed to help attendees formulate effective plans and strategies to attract investors. It is crucial to know how to leverage the LP-GP dynamic to maximize your marketing, communications, fundraising and strategic investor relations functions.

Discuss how to grow your role at your firm

Hear firsthand accounts of how to grow your profile within the PE-VC space, create value internally and understand critical success factors in your career. Staying on top of best practices in terms of IR team dynamics, internal management and making sure your role is really understood is critical for private equity firms and your future career development.

Network with peers at the premier IR event

The Investor Relations, Marketing & Communications Forum has established a reputation as the foremost IR event, bringing together the best and brightest in the field. You will have the opportunity to network, learn key strategies for carving your niche in IR and enhance your investor relations connections.

Experience the Forum on our virtual platform

Watch our guided video for a preview of the virtual conference.

Features include:
» Watch anytime, anywhere
» Schedule 1-to-1 or private group meetings
» On-Demand access for 12 months
» Live Q&A, polling and surveys
» And so much more!

Past attendees include

Alpha Square Group
Altas Partners
Aquiline Capital Partners
Basis Investment Group
Berkshire Partners
CBRE Caledon
Churchill Asset Management
Clayton, Dubilier & Rice
Cornell Capital LLC
Frontier Capital
General Atlantic
GI Partners
Global Infrastructure Partners
Harrison Street
IFM Investors
Kainos Capital LP
LEM Capital
Marlin Equity Partners
Metropolitan Partners Group
New Mountain Capital
Northleaf Capital Partners
Perceptive Advisors
Ridgemont Equity Partners
Riverstone Holdings
Stockbridge Capital
Strattam Capital
The Sterling Group
Thomas H. Lee Partners
Trilantic Capital Partners
Unison Capital
Verdane Capital
Welsh, Carson, Anderson & Stowe


Jillian Hazelton, Audax Group

The only event for PE Marketing & Communications professionals!

Chris White, Insight Equity

Great educational and networking event for any private assets IR professional.

Frank Richard Apollo, Hines

Being new to IR, the conference was a fantastic introduction and summary of the importance issues facing GPs.

The virtual platform


Preview how to navigate the virtual platform for the Investor Relations, Marketing, and Communications Forum Spring 2022.

Features include:
» Profile and agenda customization
» Schedule 1-to-1 or private group meetings
» On-Demand access for 12 months
» Live and interactive sessions with audience Q&A
» And so much more!


Participate in live and interactive discussions

Through the integrated Zoom platform, you can participate in a wide range of impactful discussions in various formats that include invitation only think-tankssector focused breakout sessions and keynote discussions with private equity industry leaders.

Platform highlights include:

  • Live panel discussions with live audience Q&A
  • Interactive discussion boards
  • Automated reminders
  • On-demand playback access to select sessions for up to 12 months

Network and build relationships

Networking opportunities include:

  • Early access to the platform: Customize your own individual profile and personal agenda and browse through fellow attendee and speaker profiles.
  • 1-on-1 and group private video meetings: Setup private virtual meetings with fellow event attendees anytime throughout the two days of the event.
  • Search attendees and send private messages: Search attendee profiles and send fellow attendees a message. Use the built-in search function to filter the list of attendees based on criteria such as fund type, sector focus, strategy, AUM, etc.

Meet with globally recognized service providers, fund managers, and associations

Learn more about our event sponsors and partners in the virtual networking lounge. The virtual networking rooms can be accessed at anytime so you can:

  • Live chat with sponsors
  • Easily request information
  • Access additional resources materials available

2022 Agenda


Once the agenda is released, you can view it here to learn more about the speakers and topics that will be discussed at the Investor Relations, Marketing & Communications Forum 2022.


Partner with us

The Forum offers a unique opportunity for organizations to raise their profile by meeting with private equity & venture capital investor relations, marketing and communications professionals across two days of sessions.

For exclusive sponsorship packages for 2022, contact Tyler Mitchell at or call +1 646 795 3279.

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Frequently asked questions

When are conference sessions and events?

The conference dates and locations are TBD.


What is included in the ticket price?

Every registration ticket includes access to all general sessions, breakouts, interactive discussions, virtual networking sessions & private video chat and on-demand playback of each session.


Are the sessions recorded?

Yes. All registered attendees have access to all recorded sessions for up to 12 months after the event ends. Even if you missed a “live” session, you can watch and re-watch anything that you need!


Additional questions?

Please feel free to contact us directly at


2022 Speakers

Once speakers have been confirmed for the Forum, their profiles will appear below.