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October 21-23, 2019
Rancho Mirage, CA

Redefine fund operations. Navigate compliance. Master ODD.

The leading alternatives operations and compliance event in the US.

Join 300+ COOs, CCOs, GCs, CFOs and heads of ODD from hedge funds, private equity firms and institutional investors


Whether you want to get your voice heard, get your brand seen or meet the people that matter to you - we can help. Email Ian.McGuinness@KNect365.com , or call +1 646 895 7348 to find out more.

Why GAIM Ops West is Best

Set your own agenda

With over 90 speakers, 6 technical streams, 2 summits and your choice of over 30 boardrooms, breakout panels and round tables,  you can follow your own agenda to suit your business and networking needs. 

Key themes for 2018 included: operations, compliance, ODD and finance.

Join the leading alternatives community

Meet 300+ professionals from hedge funds, private equity firms, allocators and institutional investors including: 

  • Heads of Operations / COOs
  • Chief Financial Officers
  • Chief Compliance Officers
  • General Counsels
  • Heads of Operational Due Diligence
Market trends and analysis
  • How are minority stake investments in funds shaping alternatives? 
  • How do funds create and sustain admired culture? 
  • What more could investors do with fund reporting data?

2018 keynote speakers tackled the industry's key challenges, with insights from Dyal Capital Partners, Rashmi Airan and leading West Coast funds.

For private equity managers and investors

Attend the popular pre-conference Private Equity Ops & Compliance Summit, dedicated to the specific operations and compliance challenges for PE firms and investors.

Key topics for 2018 included side letters, co-investing, subscription line usage, conflicts of interest and more.

For institutional investors and ODD experts

GAIM Ops West is the country's most senior gathering of ODD and Operations Heads from endowments, pensions, foundations and single family offices.

Investors join their peers at this exclusive, closed door Institutional Investor Summit.

Peer-to-Peer learning

Benefit from all the technical expertise gathered under one roof by engaging with your peers at GAIM Ops West's 30+ roundtables and lunchtables. 

One of the most popular features - these interactive discussion sessions give you the chance to meet and share expertise on the issues that matters to you.

GAIM Ops West in Numbers

Institutional Investors
C-Level participation


Become an event partner and we'll help you create new contacts, showcase your expertise and position yourself as a go-to solutions provider. For a bespoke sponsorship package, please contact Ian McGuinness via email or call: +1 646 895 7348.


GAIM Ops West is a CPE certified event.

Continuing Professional Credits (CPE) will be provided in accordance with the National Association of State Boards of Accountancy (NASBA). State boards of accountancy have final authority on the acceptance of individual courses for CPE credit. All credits will be provided following the conclusion of the conference. With your attendance at GAIM West you are eligible to gain a max of 18.5 credits.

2018 Event Partner

2018 Platinum Sponsor