Pre-schedule meetings with fellow registrants to gain insight on the latest M&A trends, make deals, and—most importantly, create opportunities by building new relationships.  You are in control of your schedule. Plan ahead to make the most of your time during the conference!



General networking meetings can be requested by all conference participants. Multiple meeting times are available between Wednesday, July 12 and Thursday, July 13.



Deal Connect is the capstone networking event where deals get done! Private equity professionals can meet with middle market intermediaries and investment bankers bearing transaction opportunities at stations during designated times throughout the conference.

All types of opportunities will be showcased in this highly interactive exchange. Click here to view the current list of Winter Conference Deal Connect Hosts. Please check back regularly as new hosts are added daily.

Deal Connect meetings are available on a first-come, first-served basis to all eligible investment bankers and intermediaries. Deal Connect meetings will take place in Bayview Ballroom A on:
Wednesday, July 12 from 2:00 - 4:00 p.m.
Thursday, July 13 from 10:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m. & 1:00 - 4:00 p.m.


  • Navigate to Meetings > Registrant Directory
  • Enter your email address and the password created during event registration and click login. If needed, click here to reset your password.
  • Once you are logged into the event, the full Registrant Directory will populate where you can browse through the list of confirmed registrants. Be sure to check back regularly as new registrants are added daily!
  • Once you have identified a registrant you would like to meet with, click Request Meeting, fill in the required information, and click Submit.
  • After submitting your meeting request, they will be notified via email and receive the opportunity to accept or decline your meeting.
  • You can accept a meeting request via email or within the online meeting platform.
  • To accept via email, simply click the link provided within the email.
  • To accept online, navigate to My Meetings and look for meetings shown in red which are waiting for a response from you—click on the meeting to accept or decline it.

For the best on-site experience, it is strongly suggested that you push all confirmed meetings to your personal business calendar. To do this, navigate to My Meetings—once a meeting is confirmed by all parties it will show on the calendar in greensimply click on the meeting to open the full details and click the "Add to Calendar" button on the right-hand side.

You can check the status of your meeting requests by navigating to My Meetings.

  • Meetings shown in red are waiting for a response from you—click on the meeting to accept or decline it.
  • Meetings shown in yellow are awaiting a response from the people you invited. 
  • Meetings shown in green are confirmed by all parties. Click on a meeting to open and review the confirmed meeting details.
  • You can mark yourself unavailable during specific dates and times by navigating to My Meetings. Click the button "Block Schedule" and select the date(s) and/or time(s) you are unavailable.