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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 ODD from hedge funds, private equity firms and institutional investors - the West Coasts' largest alternatives community


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

Why GAIM Ops West is Best

Join the leading alternatives community

With 300+ 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.

The focus for 2019

GAIM Ops 2019 will focus on investor expectations. Learn how funds are addressing the increasing demands on operations and compliance teams with greater efficiencies, new technologies and innovative business models to standout from the crowd. 

Understand how your peers are solving for key 2019 hot topics including:

  • Hybrid fund structures and fee models
  • Conflicts of interest
  • Environment social governance (ESG)
  • Data: use, visualization, privacy
Learn from the best

COOs, CFOs, CCOs, General Counsels and Heads of ODD... no there is 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, interactive summits to networking drinks overlooking the Palm Springs desert. 

For private equity managers and investors

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

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

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.

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. 

Join the 2019 private equity summit for dedicated networking roundtables with institutional investors on key ops and compliance themes.

GAIM Ops West in Numbers

Institutional Investors
Funds and investors


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.

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