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October 21-23, 2019
Rancho Mirage, CA

Redefine fund operations. Navigate compliance. Master ODD.

The West Coast's favorite operations, compliance and ODD event.

Join 320+ COOs, CCOs, GCs, CFOs and heads of operational due diligence from hedge funds, private equity firms and institutional investors - the largest alternatives ops event on the West Coast

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There's still time to join 320+ industry leaders from across the fund and investor spectrum at GAIM Ops West. Register now.

Why GAIM Ops West is Best

Join the leading alternatives community

With 320+ professionals from across the fund and investor spectrum, the GAIM Ops West community represents the increasingly diverse nature of the alternatives industry.

Meet leading experts from hedge funds, private equity, venture capital and multi-strategy/hybrid funds; benchmark the key trends in operations and compliance; and learn how to evolve with the changing alternatives landscape.

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Key themes for 2019

Are you in operations, finance, compliance, legal, ODD - or all of the above? Whatever your focus, GAIM Ops West has the depth of content and peer group for you with six technical streams, three Summits, 30+ roundtables, and over 120 speakers.

Use our interactive key themes page to explore the content and speakers to personalize your onsite experience. 

Key themes
Learn from the best

COOs, CFOs, CCOs, General Counsels and Heads of ODD... there is no shortage of expertise at GAIM Ops West.

Hear from over 120+ industry thought-leaders in a variety of formats, from big picture keynotes to speaker-led roundtables. Plus, interactive summits and networking drinks overlooking the Palm Springs desert. 

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For private equity managers and investors

With a record attendance in 2018 from private equity firms and investors, GAIM Ops West has established itself as the go to West Coast event for the PE community. 

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

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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 can join their peers at this exclusive, closed door institutional investor summit.

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For emerging managers and venture capital experts

Join the Emerging Manager & Venture Capital Bootcamp to get to grips with the basics of an effective middle and back office in an all-new format.

Hear perspectives from new and established launches, investors and service providers. 

Qualified emerging managers receive 50% off.

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GAIM Ops West in Numbers

Institutional Investors
attendees are funds and investors


GAIM Ops West provides a free service, powered by Brella, that takes the guesswork out of networking.

Brella is a massive time-saver that gives you a way to squeeze the most juice out of your short time at GAIM Ops West and book meetings before the event starts with the people you’d like to meet.

The app will launch two weeks before the event (Monday October 7). All registered delegates will receive an email with their login information at that time.

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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.

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