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GAIM Ops West
October 27 - 30 2024
Omni La Costa Resort & SpaCarlsbad, CA
October 27 - 30 2024|Omni La Costa Resort & Spa, Carlsbad, CA

Igniting the growth of alternatives

Share best practice in ops and compliance at SoCal's most senior gathering.

350+ hedge fund & private capital leaders. 240+ from investment mgrs & investors. 100+ C-level execs.

Sponsorship packages now open for 2024!

Sponsorship opportunities are open for 2024. Contact Eric today at or +1 919 280 3282 to reserve the best spots.

Why GAIM Ops West is best

The leading alternatives community

GAIM Ops West (Global Alternative Investment Management) brings together 350+ leading COOs, CFOs, CCOs, GCs, Heads of ODD and more to discuss trends, challenges and expertise. 

Join operations and compliance leaders from hedge funds, private equity, venture capital and multi-strategy/hybrid funds. Plus the largest community of heads of ODD and operations from US and international institutional investors.

The hottest industry topics

The 2024 agenda covers:

  • Risk management and governance
  • The global geopolitical landscape
  • Leadership and talent management 
  • The PFAR update 
  • Focus on AI 
  • Cybersecurity, data and technology 

100+ thought leaders

Get unparalleled access to industry leaders and innovators through a variety of session formats including expertise rooms, roundtables, and private peer-group sessions.

2023 speakers included BlackRock, FBI, IRS, NFA, Point72, D.E. Shaw & Co. L.P., HarbourVest Partners, Macquarie Asset Management, Sculptor Capital Management and many more.

2024 speakers coming soon!

Network your way to success

Build lasting connections at GAIM Ops West.

Meet and compare notes with your peers at the welcome reception, lunch roundtable discussions, small group discussions and end of day networking drinks.

Plus the networking app helps you connect with the people who matter to you before, during and after the event.

Ops & Compliance Summit

A new redesigned summit including curated roundtables. Learn from expert speakers from asset management firms.  

Assess topics like protecting the business and enabling growth, the enforcement agenda, embracing tech to enhance reporting and much more ... 

The VIP programme: complimentary access

Join our network of the largest endowments, foundations, pension funds, sovereign wealth funds and family offices. 

If you're an institutional investor, you can apply for a free ticket.

The numbers that matter


senior level attendees


institutional investors


from investment mgt firms

Video highlights

Watch the 2023 highlights video to get a taste of what's to come in 2024!

David S. Bradley, CFA, CAIA


Hawk Ridge Management

GAIM Ops West is a very effective conference. Each year I attend I learn new perspectives and processes, as well as meet new and interesting colleagues. It is a great use of time.

Be seen. Be heard.

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

Raise your profile and connect with industry leaders in California. The opportunities are endless.

Contact or call +1 919 280 3282 for more details.

Certified by the CPD certification service

GAIM Ops West is now a CPD certified event.

Attendees can request a CPD certificate after attending the event. For further information on CPD certification please visit: