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Sunday, April 28, 2024

Monday, April 29, 2024

Tuesday, April 30, 2024

Wednesday, May 1, 2024

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Note: schedule subject to change. All times are shown in PT.

Sunday, April 28, 2024

12:00PM – 7:00PM

Registration Open

Registration/badge pick-up will be located on the second level of the West Convention Center of the ARIA Resort & Casino near the business center.

West Convention Center
Entrance, Level 2

12:00PM – 7:00PM

DealMaker Invitational Golf (by invite - 1:00PM start)

Located at Cascata Golf Club, this exclusive, invitation-only golf outing caters solely to senior-level investment bankers and private equity investors in the middle market. Visit the Recreation page for additional information and the qualification form.

Offsite Location:
Cascata Golf Club

2:00PM – 5:30PM

ACG Global BOD Meeting (by invite)

Invite only meeting for ACG’s Global Board of Directors.

Senna Boardroom,
Level 3

2:00PM – 6:00PM

Exhibitor Move-In

Dedicated set-up time for all sponsors with a booth in the DealMAX Lounge.

DealMAX Lounge,
Level 1

6:00PM – 7:30PM

ACG BOD & VIP Reception (by invite)

Invite only reception for the ACG Global Board of Directors and VIP guests.

Mariposa Foyer,
Level 2

7:00PM – 9:00PM

ACG BOD Dinner (by invite)

Invite only dinner for ACG Global Board of Directors and invited guests.

Cathedrale, near Main Lobby of ARIA Hotel

Monday, April 29, 2024

6:00AM – 1:00PM

DealMAX Golf Tournament

Join us for a shotgun start at 7:00AM at Bali Hai Golf Club, right on the Las Vegas strip. The DealMAX Golf Tournament is open to all and space is limited. To sign up, please add the event to your cart during registration.

Offsite Location:
Bali Hai Golf Club

7:00AM – 7:00PM

Registration Open

Registration/badge pick-up will be located on the second level of the West Convention Center of the ARIA Resort & Casino near the business center.

West Convention Center
Entrance, Level 2

8:00AM – 5:00PM

DealMAX Lounge Open

The DealMAX Lounge is the center of the action at DealMAX. With open tables for meetings and networking, sponsor booths, education, demo sessions – the Lounge is your home base for the event. You’ll also find meals, snacks, and beverages available throughout the day.

DealMAX Lounge,
Level 1

8:00AM – 9:00AM

Networking Breakfast

Located in the DealMAX Lounge, fuel up for the day ahead with a full breakfast. Grab a seat at one of the open tables and network with fellow DealMAX attendees.

DealMAX Lounge,
Bristlecone Ballroom,
Level 1

9:00AM – 2:00PM

Forum: Strategic Acquirers (by invite)

This invitation-only forum allows Strategic Acquirers to engage in candid conversations in a peer environment. From sharing deal origination strategies to improving all aspects of the deal process, sessions are geared to setting Strategic Acquirers up for success in an increasingly competitive deal market. Attendees must be pre-approved. Learn more.

Juniper Ballroom,
Level 3

9:00AM – 2:00PM

Forum: Operating Partners (by invite)

This invitation-only forum allows Operating Partners to engage in candid conversations in a peer environment. Interactive roundtables and peer-led panels will explore best practices that accelerate value creation. Attendees must be pre-approved. Learn more.

Juniper Ballroom,
Level 3

9:00AM – 2:00PM

Forum: Private Equity C-Suite Network (PECS) (by invite)

ACG’s Private Equity C-Suite (PECS) network gathers together CFOs, CCOs, COOs, and GCs of middle-market private equity firms. PECS members have access to a national peer-to-peer network with a focus on shaping best practices in the business of private equity. Attendees must be pre-approved.

Starvine,
Level 3

10:30AM – 11:00AM

Pavilion Session

Pavilions offer a relaxed setting to engage in informal educational sessions and technology discussions. Seasoned experts will give succinct 20-30 minute talks, offering fresh perspectives into the middle market. Pavilions are located directly in the DealMAX Lounge.

DealMAX Lounge,
Bristlecone Ballroom,
Level 1

11:45AM – 1:00PM

General Session & Networking Lunch

Join us for a plated networking lunch and a brief presentation of ACG Awards. Note: Lunch is not offered in the lounge on Monday – lunch is available exclusively in conjunction with the general session.

Ironwood Ballroom,
Level 3

1:00PM – 1:50PM

Featured Session | Financing Solutions in a Changing Environment

Dealmakers are feeling the impact of rising interest rates. However, despite the high cost of capital, deal makers are finding innovative ways to get deals over the finish line. Learn more. 

Juniper Ballroom,
Level 3

1:00PM – 4:00PM

Chapter Staff Meeting (by invite)

This invite only meeting brings together ACG Chapter Staff for strategic planning and roundtables.

Starvine,
Level 3

2:00PM – 2:30PM

Pavilion Session | Value Creation: Translating Pre-Close Painpoints into Post-Close Success

A discussion on post-close trends, in particular how integration support teams are growing in size and getting involved earlier in the pre-close phases. Learn more.

Sponsored by: SS&C Intralinks

DealMAX Lounge,
Bristlecone Ballroom,
Level 1

2:00PM – 3:50PM

Solutions Showcase

Open to ALL attendees, this event brings together all value creation professionals for an afternoon of curated M&A Partner demos – all designed to provide solutions for some of the most pressing challenges facing those responsible for driving value creation. Featured demos to be announced.

Contact sponsorship@acg.org with questions.

Juniper Ballroom,
Level 3

3:00PM – 4:00PM

Featured Session | Key Priorities During the First 100 Days Post-Acquisition

Everyone says the first 100 days matter the most, but what are the key priorities that can move the needle for deal makers during that time frame? Learn more.

Juniper Ballroom,
Level 3

4:00PM – 5:00PM

ACG Chairman's Reception (by invite)

The invite only Chairman’s Reception brings together ACG leaders from the Board of Directors, ACG Global and Chapters. Invitees can stop by for a quick drink or bite before heading upstairs to the opening party.

Sponsors
Troutman Pepper
Wipfli

Ironwood Terrace & Promenade

5:00PM – 7:00PM

Opening Party

The ultimate place for organic networking – all are invited to join the fun at the DealMAX opening party. Unwind after a productive day of one-on-one meetings, content sessions and networking. Grab a drink, a bite and enjoy the entertainment.

Sponsors
Forvis
Insperity

Ironwood Ballroom,
Level 3

Tuesday, April 30, 2024

6:00AM – 7:00AM

ACG Run Club

Runners, joggers and walkers are all welcome to join in DealMAX’s Run Club! No need to sign up prior to running, just arrive at the designated start location at 6:00 a.m.

DealMAX Registration,
Level 2

7:30AM – 5:00PM

Registration Open

Registration/badge pick-up will be located on the second level of the West Convention Center of the ARIA Resort & Casino near the business center.

West Convention Center
Entrance, Level 2

8:00AM – 5:00PM

DealMAX Lounge Open

The Lounge is the center of the action at DealMAX. With open tables for meetings and networking, sponsor booths, education, demo sessions – the Lounge is your home base for the event. You’ll also find meals, snacks, and beverages available throughout the day.

DealMAX Lounge,
Level 1

8:00AM – 9:00AM

Networking Breakfast

Located in the DealMAX Lounge, fuel up for the day ahead with a full breakfast. Grab a seat at one of the open tables and network with fellow DealMAX attendees.

DealMAX Lounge,
Bristlecone Ballroom,
Level 1

8:00AM – 9:30AM

Breakfast & Women of the Middle Market Featured Session

Hosted by the DealMAX Women’s Committee, this complimentary breakfast panel session is open to all attendees and will focus on a key issue facing middle market professionals. Learn more.

Juniper Ballroom,
Level 3

8:00AM – 10:00AM

Single Family Office Breakfast & Workshop

This invitation-only DealMAX workshop will welcome Single Family Office and select PE investors to discuss middle market co-investment opportunities in an intimate and informal breakfast setting. Learn more.

Starvine,
Level 3

9:30AM – 10:00AM

Pavilion Session

Pavilions offer a relaxed setting to engage in informal educational sessions and technology discussions. Seasoned experts will give succinct 20-30 minute talks, offering fresh perspectives into the middle market. Pavilions are located directly in the DealMAX Lounge.

DealMAX Lounge,
Bristlecone Ballroom,
Level 1

10:00AM – 10:50AM

Featured Session | The Rise of AI Technology and its Impact on M&A

AI technologies are likely to transform whole industries and companies alike, but financial services firms are still feeling out how to put the transformative technology to use. Learn more.

Juniper Ballroom,
Level 3

10:30AM – 11:00AM

Pavilion Session

Pavilions offer a relaxed setting to engage in informal educational sessions and technology discussions. Seasoned experts will give succinct 20-30 minute talks, offering fresh perspectives into the middle market. Pavilions are located directly in the DealMAX Lounge.

DealMAX Lounge,
Bristlecone Ballroom,
Level 1

11:00AM – 12:00PM

Keynote | A Market Update: Key Drivers and Trends in M&A

Join a stellar team of experts, including GF Data’s own Bob Dunn and William Blair Economist Richard De Chazal, as they take us through a market update and talk about the trends that are emerging in 2024 and beyond. Learn more.

Ironwood Ballroom,
Level 3

12:00PM – 1:00PM

Networking Lunch in DealMAX Lounge

Located in the DealMAX Lounge, grab and go lunch will keep you powered for an afternoon of networking and deal meetings. Grab a seat at one of the open tables and network with fellow DealMAX attendees.

DealMAX Lounge,
Bristlecone Ballroom,
Level 1

1:00PM – 1:50PM

Keynote | What's Next? Ask Brian Belski

Join this keynote address to hear what Bank of Montreal (BMO) Chief Investment Strategist Brian Belski sees coming down the pike. Learn more.

Ironwood Ballroom,
Level 3

1:00PM – 4:00PM

Chapter Staff Meeting (by invite)

This invite only meeting brings together ACG Chapter Staff for strategic planning and roundtables.

Starvine,
Level 3

1:30PM – 2:00PM

Pavilion Session

Pavilions offer a relaxed setting to engage in informal educational sessions and technology discussions. Seasoned experts will give succinct 20-30 minute talks, offering fresh perspectives into the middle market. Pavilions are located directly in the DealMAX Lounge.

DealMAX Lounge,
Bristlecone Ballroom,
Level 1

2:00PM – 2:50PM

Featured Session | How to Solve the Exit Dilemma?

Selling activity fell to its lowest point in over a decade. PE’s end game is to grow portfolio companies. With higher interest rates, PE companies are needing to grow for longer. Learn more.

DealMAX Lounge,
Bristlecone Ballroom,
Level 1

2:30PM – 3:00PM

Pavilion Session

Pavilions offer a relaxed setting to engage in informal educational sessions and technology discussions. Seasoned experts will give succinct 20-30 minute talks, offering fresh perspectives into the middle market. Pavilions are located directly in the DealMAX Lounge.

DealMAX Lounge,
Bristlecone Ballroom,
Level 1

3:30PM – 5:00PM

Lounge Happy Hour

Wrap up another productive day of one-on-one meetings, content sessions and networking with a drink at the ACG bar. Located in the DealMAX Lounge, toast to a successful event with your colleagues and new connections.

DealMAX Lounge,
Level 1

3:30PM – 5:30PM

Veterans in Middle Market (VMM) Reception

This special event will highlight the newly incepted ACG “Veterans in Middle Market” program which exists to create middle market deal making opportunities in the Aerospace, Defense, and Industrial [ADI] industries as well as support veteran talent acquisition across the middle market M&A ecosystem.

The two hour gathering will celebrate VMM initiative’s and will welcome VIP dignitaries, Senior buy and sell side executives whose organizations have veterans hire programs across the U.S. and who support the ACG VMM endeavor.

This event is by invitation only.

In Partnership With
51 Vets
Bunker Labs

Juniper Ballroom,
Level 3

Wednesday, May 1, 2024

6:00AM – 7:00AM

ACG Run Club

Runners, joggers and walkers are all welcome to join in DealMAX’s Run Club! No need to sign up prior to running, just arrive at the designated start location at 6:00 a.m.

DealMAX Registration,
Level 2

7:30AM – 11:00AM

Registration Open

Registration/badge pick-up will be located on the second level of the West Convention Center of the ARIA Resort & Casino near the business center.

West Convention
Center Entrance, Level 2

8:00AM – 9:00AM

Networking Breakfast

Located in the DealMAX Lounge, fuel up for the day ahead with a full breakfast. Grab a seat at one of the open tables and network with fellow DealMAX attendees.

DealMAX Lounge,
Bristlecone Ballroom,
Level 1

8:00AM – 11:00AM

DealMAX Lounge Open

The Lounge is the center of the action at DealMAX. With open tables for meetings and networking, sponsor booths, education, demo sessions – the Lounge is your home base for the event. You’ll also find meals, snacks, and beverages available throughout the day.

DealMAX Lounge,
Level 1

8:00AM – 11:00AM

Chapter Board Leader Breakfast and Session (by invite)

Join fellow volunteer chapter leaders for a networking breakfast at 8:00AM. Beginning at 9:00AM, ACG Chief Executive Officer, Brent Baxter as well as members of the ACG Board of Directors will share updates regarding ACG initiatives and strategic plans. Stay for an optional round table session at 10:00AM focused on the hot topics facing volunteer leaders. This event is by invite.

Juniper Ballroom,
Level 3

11:00AM – 2:00PM

Exhibitor Move-Out

During this time, all exhibitor materials must be packed/prepared for shipment and removed from the show floor.

DealMAX Lounge,
Level 1

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