July 30 - July 31, 2024

The AM&AA Summer Conference is an annual event delivering exceptional educational content and networking opportunities, providing sponsors, attendees and speakers valuable face-to-face time. The line-up of professionals attending includes executives from preeminent investment banks and intermediaries, leading private equity investors, senior and mezzanine lenders, CPAs, attorneys, business valuators, consultants, and other M&A advisors, representing countries from all over the world. Don’t miss the opportunity to network with hundreds of decision-makers with a combined $1 billion in transactional buying power over the next year.

What separates AM&AA conferences?

Our conferences carefully cultivate a well-balanced gathering of M&A professionals, all focused on deals and deal flow, providing you with more valuable networking, sharing and collaboration. We believe inviting high caliber industry experts, such as our session speakers, creates an atmosphere of knowledge exchanges and breakthrough thought leadership.



July 30 - July 31, 2024


Renaissance Chicago Downtown Hotel
Chicago, IL


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1-1 Meetings

Deal Connect

Industry Insights

Education Credits

This conference serves as a gateway for cultivating quality connections and fostering impactful dealmaking. The emphasis on networking extends throughout numerous functions, including the Opening Reception and the 25th Anniversary Soiree, which are tailored to offer prime opportunities to forge connections with industry power players. The Exhibit Hall also offers direct access to companies eager to catalyze the acceleration of your business.

Schedule quality meetings with attendees that fit your business needs. Our unique app will help match you with prospects based on your interests listed on your curated profile that can be tailored to specify what you're looking for and what you can offer. Create connections that will benefit your future.

The highly anticipated Deal Connect meetings offer private equity professionals a unique opportunity to schedule meetings with middle market intermediaries and investment bankers that bare a diverse array of transaction opportunities. These 15-minute meetings are scheduled at designated tables during specified time slots over two days for 7-hours of exclusive access to dealmakers.

You can take advantage of six educational sessions, plus four interactive workshops at this year's conference. The M&A industry's premier thought leaders share ideas, perspective and data from market research on the pressing topics that impact your business today and in the future.  

Throughout the conference, earn CPE credits by attending certified sessions that will increase your expertise and influence in the market to source and close more deals.

An exclusive Executive Education class, open to AM&AA members only, will delve into how you can get paid while you educate and win new clients.