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October 19-21, 2020
Monarch Beach Resort,
Dana Point, 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.

COVID-19 update

We're looking forward to welcoming our attendees, sponsors and speakers at GAIM Ops West 2020 in Dana Point in October. GAIM Ops West is a controlled, curated private business meeting of 320 senior business professionals from the alternative investment sector.

Our number one priority is the safety of our delegates and colleagues, and there are always measures in place at our venues to safeguard your health and safety. There are extra measures in place for 2020 in light of developments with COVID-19.

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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 in 2019

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

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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 120+ thought leaders in a variety of formats including big picture keynotes, speaker-led roundtables and interactive summits.

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For private equity managers and investors

With a record attendance in 2019 from private equity firms and investors, GAIM Ops West has established itself as the go-to West Coast event for the PE community. 

Plus, attend the Private Equity Ops & Compliance Summit dedicated to specific 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 is moving to Dana Point

As the GAIM Ops West community continues to grow, it’s time for a new home at the Monarch Beach Resort, Dana Point!

Boasting stunning views of the ocean, a larger room block, and a host of onsite activities - we are excited to bring the GAIM Ops operations, compliance and ODD community to Dana Point. Situated equal distance from LA and San Diego, there are a number of easy travel options. 

See you in Dana Point from October 19-21 2020!

GAIM Ops West in Numbers

Institutional Investors
attendees are funds and investors

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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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