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December 5 - 7, 2021
Monarch Beach ResortDana Point, CA

A new way to experience the largest alternative ops event on the West Coast

Our hybrid event solution means you can now join us in Dana Point or virtually from anywhere in the world

More information and demos will follow very soon on why GAIM Ops West has a digital content and networking experience you won't find anywhere else.

What is a hybrid event?

The situation

In these uncertain times it can be difficult to plan for the future. While we are excited to welcome as many of you as possible to GAIM Ops West from October 19-21 in Dana Point, we recognise that not everyone will be able to attend the physical event in person. 

What's more, the long distances involved in travelling to GAIM Ops West for delegates outside America has sometimes meant they couldn't always attend when they wanted to.

The solution

GAIM Ops West will take place as normal for those who are able to travel to Dana Point but if you can't be there in person, virtual attendance is now available. 

For the first time, GAIM Ops West will bring together physical and digital attendees - expanding its community and increasing the number of people for you to meet.

New booking options

You can either:

  • attend the physical event AND enjoy the benefits of the digital event too.
  • or a book a digital only pass and get remote access to the same speakers, insights, attendees and experts without leaving your home or office.

The best of both worlds

The hybrid event model marries the physical event with a digital equivalent enabling:

  • Live content and on demand viewing. The majority of sessions will be live streamed and recorded, so attendees of the physical event can revisit sessions and speakers they missed during the conference.* And attendees of the digital event can choose to watch some sessions and speakers as they happen - and catch-up with content at a time that suits them.
  • Both digital-only and physical pass holders will access a single, combined delegate list. Message and arrange meetings with anyone of interest to you, whether they are in Dana Point or at their desk remotely.

*(excluding sessions limited to closed-door attendance, using the Chatham House Rule or where a speaker has requested privacy.)

Switching digital and physical passes

If you book a physical or digital pass and change your mind further down the line, we can easily switch it for you and amend the price accordingly:

  • moving from the physical to the digital only pass means you will pay the price of the digital pass available at the time you change your pass. 
  • moving from the digital to the physical pass means you will pay the price of the physical price at the time you booked your digital pass originally. Good news for you as it may be less than the currently advertised price of the physical event pass. 

More information to follow soon!

Sign up for email updates to receive a first-look at our digital event experience. You'll go behind the scenes to understand more about how it compares to attending in person - and also how it enhances the experience for the attendees of the physical event. 

We'll include a demo of the functionality around the virtual networking too!