Since 1988, PartnerConnect East has brought together the most influential private equity and venture capital professionals for two days of high-level dialogue, learning and networking.
Hosted by PEI and the publishers of Buyouts, VCJ, and PE Hub – Our truly innovative program features thought-leaders and outside experts such as:
- Institutional Investors
- Private Equity & Venture Capital Fund Managers
- Politicians discussing the increased spotlight on PE
- Professors and Data Analysts presenting their research
- Industrial Psychologists
- Private Equity Operating Partners
Join 400+ senior investment executives, including 200 LPs and 200 fund managers, bankers and lenders.
Why You Should Attend?
- Unparalleled content produced by our award-winning journalists
- Intimate and structured networking opportunities throughout the conference
- ExecConnect Private LP-GP Meetings Program to help you achieve your fundraising goals
- LP & GP Think Tanks designed to foster candid discussions amongst your peers
- Strict vetting process for all attendees
Who Should Attend?
- Limited Partners / Investors / Allocators who invest in private partnerships
- Managers in the following categories: Private Equity, Venture Capital, Hedge Funds, Mezzanine & Senior Debt, Growth Equity, Real Estate, Energy, Infrastructure
- Deal intermediaries who advise or manage deal flow opportunities in private capital
- Placement Agents / Fundraising advisors / intermediaries between GPs and LPs
- CEOs of venture- or private equity-backed private companies
- Corporate development executives who provide exit opportunities for private capital funds
- Private Real Estate Funds
ExecConnect Meetings With LPs
Now celebrating our seventh year of our ExecConnect Private Meeting Program, we are proud to say we’ve arranged over 11,000 1:1 meetings between fund managers and limited partners. Based on feedback from our participants, billions of dollars in commitments have been made by LPs to GPs they met in our program. Participants efficiently move through 20 minute private meetings. For more information, click here.
LP-Only and Dealmakers Dinner
We host dinners for LPs and GPs/bankers/lenders on the middle night of our event. Each dinner typically has 40-50 attendees. For sponsorship opportunities reach out to Kevin McCaffrey at firstname.lastname@example.org. Or Andrew C. Yale email@example.com.
Dinners by invitation only
Partner Connect is an amazing Conference that brings together like mind Influencers to target today’s dynamic market place
7 Gate Ventures
Besides the friendly staff, high quality panels and talks and super relevant attendees, the LP/GP ExecConnect platform is the most amazing thing that I have eve…
Great conference for getting deals done and meeting new potential partners
7 Gate Ventures
Besides the friendly staff, high quality panels and talks and super relevant attendees, the LP/GP ExecConnect platform is the most amazing thing that I have ever experienced in similar events. It is the true definition of an efficient networking that really differentiates PartnerConnect’s events
Day 1 - Monday 16th
Ice Breaker Reception
Day 2 - Tuesday 17th
Registration & Networking Breakfast
Keynote Panel: CIO Roundtable
A Conversation with Donna Brazile
Featured Content Panel 1: Does PE have a bad rep on Main Street? If so, how can it be fixed?
Focus Panel 1: The Rise of Growth Investing in SaaS + Cloud Computing
Featured Content Panel 2: Family Offices as Fund Investing LPs
Focus Panel 2: Healthcare PE Panel
Featured Content Panel 3: Instructional- Building an LP Base From Start to Funded
Focus Panel 3: Operating Partners Tell-All: How GPs are Actually Delivering Value in Their Portfolio Companies
Featured Content Panel 4: Asian Based LPs Discuss Their US Private Markets Strategy
Focus Panel 4: Creative Capital Structures
After Lunch Keynote
Featured Content Panel 5: Finding the Sweet Spot- LPs Dish Out Their Thinking When Investing in VC Funds of Various Sizes
Focus Panel 5: RCP Advisors Research Launch- A Quantitative Look at ESG Performance in PE
Featured Content Panel 6: The (R)Evolution of Deal Sourcing
Focus Panel 6: LP Corner- How are GP's Valuing Their Portfolio Companies?
Afternoon Networking Break
Featured Content Panel 7: The 2020 Exit Market- What Are the Options for GPs?
Focus Panel 7: Emerging Managers: The Economics of Seeding and Anchoring New GPs
LP Dinner (By Invitation Only)
Day 3 - Wednesday 18th
LP Think Tanks
GP Think Tanks
Featured Content Panel 8: Investor Outlook: Mega Institutional Investors
Featured Content Panel 9: The Institutionalization of the Independent Sponsor Market
Featured Content Panel 10: Governance at the Seed Stage- Should Seed Investors Establish Formal Boards? What's Best for LPs, GPs and Founders?
Managing Partner, Pacenote Capital
Veteran Democratic Political Strategist; Adjunct Professor; Author; and Syndicated Columnist
Chief Investment Officer, New York Life Investment Management
Senior Counsel & Chief Compliance Officer, WCAS
Founder and Managing Partner, Glasswing Ventures
Vice President, RCP Advisors
General Partner, Trinity Ventures
Manager of Private Investments, HRM Pension Plan
Chief Operating Officer & General Counsel, American Investment Council
Analyst, RCP Advisors
Partner, Gatewood Capital Partners
WHAT IS EXECCONNECT
ExecConnect is a proprietary private meeting program consisting of meticulously pre-scheduled 20-minute meetings between mutually interested GPs and LPs. Each One-to-One Meeting is carefully vetted by ExecConnect Directors to ensure that LPs looking to commit capital and GPs looking to raise capital meet in a relaxed, efficient and effective manner. View the list of attendees in advance, pre-select those you would most like to meet and let us do the rest! You’ll arrive at PartnerConnect East with a full schedule of meetings organized by our VIP team.
ExecConnect removes the countless hours of research and travel needed for investors and managers whose goals are in symmetry, to meet in person. The time and hassle you avoid is incalculable.
If you are a General Partner (GP), whose firm begins with A/C/E/G/I/K/M/O/Q/S/U/W/Y, please contact Kevin McCaffrey via email at firstname.lastname@example.org or via telephone on +1 (646) 345-4503.
If you are a General Partner (GP), whose firm begins with B/D/F/H/J/L/N/P/R/T/V/X/Z, please contact Andrew Yale via email at AYale@buyoutsinsider.com or via telephone on +1 (646) 989-8025.
If you are a Limited Partner (LP) looking for investment opportunities or to meet and screen new GP’s in a time-efficient, personalized manner, please contact Grant Catton via email at email@example.com or via telephone on +1 (646) 321-4864. Limited Partners who accept three or more meetings will receive complimentary admission to the entire event.
APPLY FOR AN INSTITUTIONAL INVESTOR PASS
As an accredited institutional investor you may qualify for a Complimentary Institutional Investor Pass. Recipients of this Investor Pass may attend the entire conference program and the general networking reception, if you agree to participate in our ExecConnect 1:1 meeting program for at least three 20-minute private meetings with fund managers of your choice at a time of your choice.
By applying for a complimentary pass below, you certify that your firm is a qualified institutional investor that commits capital to alternative asset managers, or that your firm advises institutional investors to make such commitments. You also certify that your firm is an accredited investor as defined by Rule 501 of Regulation D of the Securities Act of 1933. You agree to take at least 3 private meetings as part of the ExecConnect Meetings Program.
Please note: Fund of Funds who qualify for a complimentary pass are restricted to those who are responsible to approve, oversee or research primary commitments to fund managers. Professionals who work on secondaries, directs, fundraising, marketing, business development, or in an administrative capacity, would not qualify. We will be in touch once you have submitted your application. If you have any questions in the meantime, please contact firstname.lastname@example.org.
PartnerConnect East offers a unique opportunity for organizations to raise their profile by meeting with the largest gathering of private equity fundraisers, investors, and dealmakers. PartnerConnect East welcomes 300+ senior LPs, GPs, and VCs as they gather for intimate one-on-one networking challenges creators across two days of sessions.
For more information on our exclusive, customized sponsorship engagement campaigns, please contact Julius Picardi at Julius.email@example.com or call +1 646-356-4507 for more information.
Sign Up for 1:1 private meetings with qualified investors through
PartnerConnect East ExecConnect program!
The ExecConnect Private Meeting Program provides an opportunity to cut through the clutter and engage in one-on-one meetings between LPs looking to commit capital and GPs looking to raise it. These 20-minute meetings are pre-scheduled to ensure you meet with executives who best match your fundraising and investment goals.
For more information on how GP’s can participate in ExecConnect and get one-on-one meetings with LP’s, please contact Kevin McCaffrey at firstname.lastname@example.org or 646-345-4503.
PartnerConnect On-Demand Webinar Series
family office & financial advisors, wealth managers, GPs and LPs.
Here you will find thought leadership webinars to assist financial professionals in the fund marketing and investor servicing industry — highlighting the markets and investment opportunities that matter to you. Due to compliance regulations, we are only able to share the recording with you. We do not provide the presentations for download. You will be asked to register prior to viewing the recordings.
Family Office Master Class: Making Money, Doing Good with Opportunity Zone Funds
Watch this webinar on opportunity zone funds—partnership or corporations set up by entrepreneurs, developers and money managers to invest in the nearly 9,000 state-designated opportunity zones across the country. Looking to save millions of dollars in capital gains taxes? Eager to have a positive impact in poor communities by investing in real estate, infrastructure projects and private equity? Don’t miss this webinar
GP Fundraising: Identifying Active Family Offices for Funds, Co-Investments
PE/VC Masterclass: Building Processes for Agile and Flexible Deal Flow Management
IR Masterclass: Keeping LPs Satisfied in an Age of Transparency
Want to Drive Operational Efficiency? The C-Suite Needs to Lead Organizational Change
PE/VC Best Practices: How Independent Sponsors Source Deals and Raise Capital
PE/VC Best Practices: How Independent Sponsors Can Identify and Win Profitable Deals
PE/VC Best Practices: Putting LPs at Ease on Cybersecurity and IT Outsourcing
IR Masterclass: Avoiding Top Timewasters in LP Communications and Reporting
PE/VC Best Practices: How to Compensate Top Talent
GP Best Practices: How to Expand Your Portfolio Companies Abroad
What to Do NOW to Prepare for Coming Regulatory, Legislative, Tax changes
Ready for a Downturn? New Strategies for Cutting Portfolio Company Costs
GP Fundraising: Identifying Active Family Offices for Funds, Co-Investments
Inside the LP Mind: Allocating to Private Real Estate in the Current Environment
LP Perspective: Best Practices in Benchmarking Private Equity Returns
The Fundraising Survival Guide for Emerging Real Estate Managers
Emerging Managers: How to Build a Successful Co-investment Program for Investors
LP Perspective: What Public Pensions Want From PE/VC Fund Managers
IR Master Class: Keeping LPs Satisfied in an age of Increasing Transparency
Top Strategies for Raising Money from Family Offices
Top Trends Generating Investment Opportunities in The Tech Sector
Improving Your Deal Sourcing Operations
Identifying Potential Investors for Emerging Manager Funds
PE/VC Roadshow Bootcamp: Getting Your Pitch Ready for Prime Time