April 19 - 22, 2020|Ritz-Carlton,Grand Cayman

Taking alternative investment operations to the next level

Find out what happens when 550+ COOs, CFOs, CCOs & Heads of ODD get together under the Cayman sun

Join us on our mission to rethink the operating model, turn compliance complexity into culture, embrace innovation and attract AUM and talent.


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.

Meet the community

The largest annual gathering of alternatives operations, compliance and ODD experts. 550+ industry leaders attend including funds, investors and industry practitioners.

Join COOs, CCOs, Counsels, CFOs and Heads of ODD. 80% of investment manager attendees are C-Level (CEO-COO-CFO-CCO-General Counsel), from new launches to the largest global funds.

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Industry trends in 2020

GAIM Ops Cayman provides you with practical, peer led advice on the key trends in operations, compliance and ODD. Built on deep industry knowledge and research, here's a taste of what to expect on the 2020 agenda: 

Environmental social governance, volatility, big data, Brexit, cyber war-room, conduct, private funds, diversity, outsourcing, data privacy, industry benchmarks... and much more.

View the 2019 agenda (2020 agenda coming soon)
Learn from the best

130+ thought leaders and innovators take to the stage at GAIM Ops Cayman.   

Benchmark what best practices look like with four days of summits, panels, interactive roundtables, closed door peer-peer sessions and more. 

Laugh, learn and think with a top roster of out-the-box keynote speakers.

2019 speakers
Focused networking

From workshop round tables to the annual beach party. Closed door peer-to-peer lunches to boardroom discussions. Create lasting connections through 50+ hours of content focused networking opportunities.

New for 2020: the Brella networking app will help take the guesswork out of networking. Simply input who you are and who you’re looking to meet and Brella will suggest the most relevant connections for you.

Networking opportunities
Institutional investors

Endowments, foundations, single family offices and pension investing in alternatives attend GAIM Ops Cayman to meet with their fund counter-parts and set expectations for institutional quality ODD.

If you are an employee at an institutional investor (or want to invite one), get in touch to register for free investor passes to the event. 

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Deep dive summits

Join peers from private equity and private credit funds for our dedicated industry summits.

Explore key themes specific to private funds, hear from private fund investors, and network with the leading service providers. 

More information on the 2020 agenda to follow soon.

2019 summit agenda

The numbers that matter

funds, investors, allocators, prime brokers, fund admins, law firms, directors and more
of investment fund attendees are C-Level (CEO-COO-CFO-CCO-General Counsel)
hours of practical, peer led content

2019 event highlights

Find out why GAIM Ops Cayman is the leading event for alternative investment operations and compliance. 


New for 2020 - benefit from enhanced networking via the award-winning Brella app, taking the guesswork out of networking.

Identify new contacts, set up meetings and make the most of your time onsite to do business.

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

The platform will open two weeks before the event (Monday April 5) . All registered attendees will receive an invitation email and networking may begin!

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We'll provide you the platform to connect with 550+ senior decision-makers in alternatives compliance and operations.

Whatever you want to achieve, we can help you.

Contact Ian.McGuinness@KNect365.com or call +1 646 895 7348 for more details.


GAIM Ops Cayman is a CPD certified event.

Delegate attendees will receive a CPD certificate after attending the event. For further information on CPD accreditation please visit: www.cpduk.co.uk

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