June 28, 2018 Alert

Hi all,

Below are this week’s alerts for the Investment Network.  Enjoy! 

This Issue’s Topics:

  • ACG Chicago July Social
  • 11th Annual CTAExpo Chicago 2018
  • FREE: 2018 Chicago-Kent Block(Legal)Tech Conference
  • 10th Annual Women’s Alternative Investment Summit


ACG Chicago July Social

Tuesday, July 24, 2018, The Women’s Hour (women only): 4:00-5:00 PM; The Monthly Social: 5:00-7:30 PM

Porter Kitchen & Deck, 150 N. Riverside, Chicago, IL

ACG Chicago is a leader in the Association for Corporate Growth (ACG) global network of over 14,500 professionals. The ACG Chicago mission is to be the premier network of leading authorities on corporate growth.

1,000 foremost authorities in their fields comprise this diverse and knowledgeable Chicago network of corporate executives, capital sources, corporate advisors and service providers.  The Board of 20 dedicated members along with almost 100 other committee members focus on the needs of these professionals to build unparalleled opportunities for networking, deal-making, personal growth and professional development.  

ACG Chicago engages its members through unparalleled opportunities for networking, deal making, personal growth, and professional development.

For more information, click here.

11th Annual CTAExpo Chicago 2018

Wednesday-Thursday, September 12-13, 2018

USB Center, The Conference Center, One North Wacker, Chicago, IL

CTA Expo is a unique forum for money raisers and asset allocators to meet and discover Commodity Trading Advisors, Emerging Alternative Managers and promote managed futures investing. From dedicated presentations to opportunities for networking, CTA Expo provides a forum for allocators, CTA’s and Emerging Managers to do business.

DAY 1 – September 12

An all-day event featuring an in-depth program, including a 2-hour seminar on: how to develop and implement a well thought out Marketing Plan designed to raise AUM.  Day 1 also includes “Meet The Allocators,” round-table sessions where managers will be able to meet asset allocators and find out what criteria they use when investing in emerging managers.  You will also be able to meet with industry Service Providers on a one-on-one basis to get individual attention, ask your questions and learn what they can do for you. 

DAY 2 – September 13

Day 2 features speakers and panels selected to give incites on how managers can more effectively build their businesses and raise AUM and how investors can better make informed decisions for their portfolios. The CTAExpo Alternative Shark Tank will again be part of the program.  Day 2 is designed to provide CTA’s and FX Traders the foundation of knowledge they need from both an operational and marketing perspective to raise AUM, and the opportunity to network with Family Offices, Professional Capital Raisers, Individual Investors, Allocators and IRA’s looking to identify trading talent as a source of Alpha.

FULL CONFERENCE – September 12-13

Those who choose to attend both days of CTAExpo Chicago 2018 will get two days of in-depth panel sessions, insightful speakers, investor round-tables and valuable networking opportunities.

For more information, click here.

FREE: 2018 Chicago-Kent Block(Legal)Tech Conference

Thursday, August 9, 2018, 8:00 AM-5:30 PM

Chicago-Kent College of Law at Illinois Institute of Technology, 565 West Adams Street,

Chicago, IL

The day-long conference will focus on the evolving regulatory and legal issues in the blockchain and cryptocurrency space. Moving past the typical canned pitches, the conference will include a number of talks, interviews, and debates—delving deep into the complicated issues that affect the crypto-landscape, such as the future of U.S. regulation of crypto-assets, government’s role in promoting blockchain adoption, minimizing the risks of crypto-litigation, the role of lawyers (“crypto counsel”), the evolution of smart contracts and the impact on the legal profession, and myriad other legal issues that stem from the use and implementation of blockchain and distributed ledger technology.

No fee will be charged for the conference and CLE Credit will be available, but admission will be limited to the first 600 ticketholders.

For more information, please visit www.blocklegaltech.com.

Non-Chicago Events:

10th Annual Women’s Alternative Investment Summit

Thursday-Friday, November 8-9, 2018
The Pierre, 2 East 61st Street at 5th Avenue, New York City

The 10th annual Women’s Alternative Investment Summit will bring together an influential group of more than 400 senior-level women – fund managers, institutional investors, and advisors to the industry – across the broad spectrum of alternatives to build trusted networks and engage in candid discussions about alternative investments in an emerging new world. This groundbreaking conference features moderated workshops and panel discussions, facilitated roundtable conversations, and keynote dialogues. Multi-session tracks address the many asset classes, including private equity, venture capital, hedge funds, real estate, infrastructure, and real assets investing.

Join the conversation with leading institutional investors in private equity and other alternatives, including those in our opening Keynote Interviews. Hear their plans for portfolio construction, their constraints – and strategies to overcome them, what they look for in a partnership with managers, their expectations for returns, and much more.

Check back here, for coming information.

Best regards,

Nicole, Hank, Jennifer, Conor, Andy and Tom

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