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May 2016

 Growth Capital Expo 2016
Date: May 3 - 5, 2016
Location: Caesars Palace, Las Vegas NV

Organized By:
MarketNexus Media

Description:  The Growth Capital Expo brings together the best ideas, the most promising companies and the top dealmakers in emerging growth finance for three days of education and networking in the nation's premier destination for meetings and entertainment. Join a select group of emerging growth company executives, investors and finance specialists at the premier U.S. event focused on the pre-IPO and public microcap market.

 Unleashing Innovation Summit
Date: May 4 - 5, 2016
Location: Singapore, Maylasia

Organized By:
Global Executive Events

Description:  Technology is transforming the way we do business. Innovation requires new ways of thinking about our products, our business and our partners. The goal of this summit is to facilitate dialogue between innovation executives involved in product development, R&D, business development and marketing with the goal of exploring challenges and successes of putting in place an effective ecosystem for increased innovation ROI. Addressed will be the challenges associated with developing new customer-centric business models, pioneering novel relationships with partners, acquisitions and non-profits as well as exploring expanding internal systems and ecosystems through strengthened employee engagement and learning.

 SALT Las Vegas
Date: May 10 - 13, 2016
Location: Bellagio

Organized By:
Skybridge Capital

Description:  The SALT Conference is committed to facilitating balanced discussions and debates on macro-economic trends, geo-political events and investment opportunities within the context of a dynamic global economy. With over 1,800 thought leaders, public policy officials, business professionals, and investors from over 42 countries and 6 continents, the SALT Conference provides an unmatched opportunity for attendees from around the world to connect with global leaders and network with industry peers.

 Commercial Real Estate Debt Investing Summit
Date: May 11, 2016
Location: New York, NY

Organized By:
IGlobal Forum

Description:  iGlobal Forum is pleased to announce our upcoming Commercial Real Estate Debt Investing Summit, taking place in New York on May 11th, to be run in conjunction with our 7th Real Estate Mezzanine Financing Summit. The financial crisis spawned a number of new players in the commercial real estate lending arena to fill the void left by the exodus of commercial banks. As a result, the CRE lending landscapeand the universe of investable debthas changed dramatically over the past few years. At iGlobal's Commercial Real Estate Debt Investing Summit, you'll hear from the key lending groups that comprise the new alternative CRE lending universe. This is the only senior-level forum focusing on CRE debt as an investable asset class. You'll learn and network with over 150 senior executives from private equity debt funds, investment banks, pension funds, hedge funds, mortgage REITs, hard money lenders, and real estate firms.

 7th Real Estate Mezzanine Financing Summit
Date: May 11, 2016
Location: New York, NY

Organized By:
iGlobal Forum

Description:  iGlobal Forum is pleased to announce the upcoming 7th Real Estate Mezzanine Financing Summit, taking place in New York on May 11th, to be run in conjunction with the Commercial Real Estate Debt Investment Summit. As regulatory requirements on the banking industry develop further and the lending demand goes unfulfilled, opportunities for mezz lenders in both commercial and residential real estate are on the rise. These expanding opportunities are attracting alternative competition in specialty lenders and online platforms to the space, so to combat the rising costs of mezz and competitors vying for deals, lenders are looking further into secondary, tertiary, and value-add assets. The 7th Real Estate Mezzanine Financing Summit will provide a forum to discuss how to find a balance between the cost of debt and the expected return for the upcoming year even on the advent of a potential downturn market, and provide networking opportunities with over 150 senior level executives leading the mezzanine financing industry.

Date: May 12 - 13, 2016
Location: Panama City

Organized By:

Description:  The Latin Private Wealth Management Summit is the premium forum bringing elite buyers and sellers together. As an invitation-only event, taking place behind closed doors, the Summit offers service providers, from single and multi-family offices in Latin America an intimate environment for a focused discussion of key new drivers shaping the private wealth industry.

Date: May 16, 2016
Location: São Paulo, Brazil

Organized By:
Markets Group

Description:  The Private Wealth Brazil Forum, organized by Markets Group, is a Brazil focused international meeting for private bankers, wealth managers, family businesses and family offices. The Forum brings together 200+ industry leaders from the Brazilian Private Wealth Management field for a one day conference discussing strategies to protect, preserve and grow wealth.

 Advanced Corporate Communication Strategies
Date: May 17 - 18, 2016
Location: Kuala Lumpur

Organized By:
Opus Kinetic

Description:  In this two-day, hands-on interactive workshop, you will explore the 'Standards for the communication profession'. You will learn how the standards impacts the focus for your communication strategy and the focus for your career. Work through building a strategic corporate communications function and strategy that generates the results your organisation wants. Organisations today expect corporate communications to be the trusted advisors, business leaders as well as the communication experts. ROI for communication and delivering business value is expected, in a cost/budget constrained environment, where resources are stretched and the audience relationships have become more demanding.

Date: May 18 - 19, 2016
Location: New York, NY

Organized By:
Markets Group

Description:  The 5th Annual Private Equity Americas Forum is a meeting of the world's largest international private equity managers and investors. The forum brings together 400+ investors, funds, and advisors for a two day meeting discussing sectors, due diligence, and private equity investment opportunities in the Americas and throughout the world.

The investor focused event provides a due diligence platform for pension funds, foundations, endowments, fund of funds, family offices, wealth managers, consultants, and sovereign wealth funds interested in direct research on private investment opportunities in the Americas.

 Trading Show Chicago
Date: May 18 - 19, 2016
Location: Navy Pier in Chicago, IL

Organized By:

Description:  Trading Show Chicago will be a two day conference held May 18 & 19, 2016 at Navy Pier in Chicago, Illinois. Trading Show Chicago is the region's leading quant, automated trading, exchange technology, big data and HPC event.

Whether you're focused on new quantitative models, adopting low latency systems, or managing risk, The Trading Show Chicago provides unparalleled opportunities to network and ultimately do business with top trading firms, quant funds, international exchanges, end investors, banks, brokers, and technology providers. It will be a great two days of exchanging ideas, networking, partnering, and fun in a unique interactive format.

 2nd Annual Credit Risk Forum
Date: May 19 - 20, 2016
Location: Crown Plaza Amsterdam City Centre

Organized By:
Global Leading Conferences

Description:  From Capital Calculations to Expected Credit Loss Modeling. Register today !

Date: May 19, 2016
Location: Conrad Seoul Hotel, Korea

Organized By:
The Korea Economic Daily
Discount: 20% off event rates to HFA members

Description:  ASK Summit provides an overview of various strategies and regions for hedge fund to meet Korean investors' need and support managers' investment ideas. This is your chance to meet both global fund managers and Korean institutional investors who are searching alternative investments worldwide. This summit will be attended by 300+ participants.

 Emerging Managers Summit
Date: May 23 - 25, 2016
Location: Swissotel Chicago, Chicago, IL

Organized By:

Description:  Opal's Emerging Managers Summit is a great way for investors to find, meet, network with and learn from new managers as well as minority owned managers. Research suggests that Emerging Managers are out performing some of their larger counter parts making them a great contender for allocation from pension plans who are in need for returns, as well as for family offices, endowments and other institutional investors who are looking to be aggressive with their allocations.

The Emerging Managers Conference will provide the unique opportunity to access a diversified group of up-and-coming performance-oriented managers and manager of managers. The conference will explore the benefits and opportunities offered by investing in emerging managers as well as new strategies for implementing an emerging managers program.

 5th Annual OCIO & Investment Outsourcing Summit
Date: May 23 - 24, 2016
Location: The Princeton Club of NY

Organized By:
Discount: 15% discount for Hedge Connection Club Members
Discount Code: FMP111

Description:  This intensive two-day event is a deep-dive examination of the steps you need to take in order to evaluate how investment outsourcing could benefit you. From outsourcing the CIO function to finding external advisors, consultants and managers for all or part of your investments, we will study the full range of options.

 Debtwire Investors Summit
Date: May 24, 2016
Location: The Metropolitan Club, NY

Organized By:
Discount: HedgeConnection members receive a 25% discount
Discount Code: HC25

Description:  Debtwire is one again delighted to be hosting its annual Debtwire Investors Summit at the prestigious Metropolitan Club in New York City.

Now in its 9th year, this event will provide restructuring advisers and credit investors with a dedicated forum looking at the opportunities and trends within the US restructuring and debt financing markets.

Ample networking opportunities at the networking breakfast, lunch and drinks reception provide a platform for debate between investors, creditors, financial sponsors and advisers that is second to none in the industry.

 The 7th Annual Private Investment Tax Masterclass
Date: May 25 - 26, 2016
Location: The Princeton Club of NY

Organized By:
Discount: 15% discount for Hedge Connection Club Members
Discount Code: FMP111

Description:  Whether you're from a private equity fund, a hedge fund or you provide tax services to either one, you simply can't afford to miss the private investment fund industry's BIGGEST and most complete tax conference!