Alternative Asset Summit at Wynn Las Vegas

The Alternative Asset Summit has been held in Las Vegas every year since its inception in 2006. With steady improvement, formal and structured Meetings, relevant speaker and panel content, the Summit is one of the leading Alternative Investment conferences in the states.

Victor Park and Geoff Marcus invite you to participate in the industry’s premier event, the Alternative Asset Summit. Held at the unforgettable Wynn Las Vegas, the Summit is a hyper-networked event collaboratively structured for industry professionals by industry professionals. Started and organized by friends and friends of friends, the investor heavy and service provider light format better allows for the highest concentration of leading industry professionals to acquire more takeaways while simultaneously accomplishing their annual networking needs.

Contact us Alternative Asset Events at info@AlternativeAssetSummit.com or
call us at +1 203 202-2067

Why Attend?

One On Ones

One on One meetings facilitate connections between Investors and Fund Managers. These pre-scheduled introductory meetings are the fastest, most efficient way to connect with targeted industry professionals. Our scheduling portal allows you to review profiles in advance ensuring, each meeting is a perfect fit for your criteria and goals.

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ETF / 40 Act Sessions

Based on the success of our recent Liquid Alpha Summit in New York City, we have added a dedicated series of panels focusing on both the ETF and 40 Act product verticals. These sessions will explore the benefits and pitfalls these vehicles provide when applied to strategies traditionally marketed within a private fund structure.

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Family Office Only Events

The Summit provides a perfect venue for Families to meet at private Peer to Peer events. Family Offices can also participate in the One on One meetings with managers and all networking and educational opportunities. As always, Family Offices and Institutional investors attend the Summit free through waived registration fees.

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New Launches

The Summit is uniquely positioned as the ideal forum for launching both new hedge funds and alternative investment products and services. Our attendees include a broad and deep array of professionals in the alternative investment arena, decision makers and influencers you want to access in order to make your launch a success.

Topical Tables

Each table at Thursday’s lunch will host a unique discussion centered around a specific industry topic. You can find, share and provide insight on your most pressing questions through these facilitated luncheon discussions. Each Topical Table will last for the duration of lunch, ensuring comprehensive interact with your peers.

Ask The Expert

This year we are introducing a new element to the conference we are calling “Ask the Expert!” Leading industry specialists have agreed to make themselves available for both pre-scheduled and ad hoc meetings in which they will offer their advice on your industry issues. There is no charge and there are no strings attached. Just free expert advice.

Private Dinners

If you would like for us to arrange a private, “invitation only” dinner with end investors or a particular class of attendee, please contact us for an exclusive Private Dinner Sponsorship. Private dinners are an excellent way to build exclusive relationships with friends, and with friends of friends, attending the Summit.

Hedge Fund Boot Camp

The Hedge Fund Boot Camp kicks of the Alternative Asset Summit on October 27th with programming that offers hedge fund managers high-powered education comprised of interactive sessions with expert speakers and panelists, followed by practical workshops focused on the aspects of starting and dynamically building a successful hedge fund.

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Roadmap 2015

With 2016 around the corner and market volatility on the rise, discover what industry luminaries think is in store the coming year. Be prepared for a changing landscape and gain the insight and perspective needed to ensure your business will grow and thrive as market paradigms shift and a new economic and financial realities take root.

Projected 2015 Summit Attendance

Testimonials

"The Road Map covers all the whites space the industry needs to respond to each year."
Established Manager
"Academically and emotionally engaging..."
Start Up Manager
"The Alternative Asset Summit is the highest quality conference in the industry as a result of its Investor heavy/Service Provider light format. I've been to it since its inception in 2006 and come back every year. The Break Out sessions get better every year."
Institutional Consultant
"The Alternative Asset Summit rocks! Attending is like visiting your favorite vacation destination to do a mind, body and spirit recharge and accomplishing a huge information download while hanging out with the nicest most open people in the business."
Family Office CIO
"The Closed Door Peer to Peer Family Office sessions has created quite a legacy other industry summits will be sure to espouse. It’s quite an experience to compare notes with other like-minded families."
Patriarch of a Family Office
"You’ll know when you and your business are crossing bridges…attending Victor Park’s summit does this for you."
Niche Service Provider
"It was an amazing and inspiring feeling to be surrounded by so many friends that attend each year and bring their network. Conversations and idea exchanges are passionate and not competitive or aggressive in this context. The Friends of Friends of Friends attendee dynamic is not about money, prestige, or titles; but instead it was about becoming better at what we do and celebrating all the good things once a year."
Investor Relations Executive of a $10bln+ Multi Strategy Hedge Fund
"A well-organized conference that provides a once-a-year enclave for industry participants looking to share ideas and keep current with trends."
$5bln Fund of Funds Portfolio Manager
"The Alternative Asset Summit is an opportunity to appreciate the value of the work we all do each day. I am excited, inspired and encouraged by what I learn and ready to implement it in a way that affirms me and present new challenges for my firm and associates."
Technology related service provider
"Come to the Summit an individual, attend as a student, and when it's over you will leave as a member of the developmental minded community."
Start up manager
"I learned so many new updates and ideas about how to thrive in the current environment and am happy to be part of such a relevant group of industry professionals."
Successfully incubated Manager
"I look forward to, and feel very comfortable at, the Summit each year given its friends and friends of friends format."
Anomynous
"Attending the Alternative Asset Summit is like being a singles guy at a bar on ladies drink free night….Other conferences are more like being a singles guy out at a bar on couples night."
$50mm Hedge Fund Manager
"You get as close to a step by step training program that teaches you real skills/ideas to dynamically grow your business."
Start-up Manager
"If you're ready to start your hedge fund… this was for me the most important experience of my business… you have got to attend."
Mid-sized Hedge Fund Manager

Speakers

Michael Ashton

Enduring Investments LLC

Managing Principal

 

Jason Bloom

Invesco PowerShares

Dir. of Commodities and Alternatives Product Strategy

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Stephen Blumenthal

CMG

Chairman and CEO

 

Todd Broms

Broms Asset Management, Broms NextShares

Chairman and Chief Executive Officer

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Joseph Brown

Fennemore Craig Jones Vargas

 

 

Christopher Browne

Franklin Templeton

Solutions Portfolio Manager

 

Craig Brownell

Radar Capital Management

Founder

 

Christina Elizabeth Bodden

Mapes and Calder

 

 

Frank Burnette

Morrison Fiduciary Advisors

Principal

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Maury Cartine

Marcum LLP

Partner

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John DAgostino

DMS Offshore Investment Services

 

 

Daryl Deke

New Market Wealth Management

Principle and CEO

 

Daniel Einhorn

Capital Midwest Fund

 

 

Greg Farrington

Constellation Advisers

Partner

 

Ron Geffner

Sadis Goldberg

Partner

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Ari Glass

Boothbay Management / Ignition Partners

 

 

Sidney Hardee

Hardee Brothers

Managing Partner

 

Andrew Hoffmann

PIMCO

 

 

Darren Huber

Fintan Partners

Director of Operational Due Diligence and Risk

 

Paul Isaac

Arbiter Partners Capital Management, LLC

Founder and Portfolio Manager

 

Paul Jabber

 

 

 

Audrey Jacobs

OurCrowd

 

 

Matthew Kishlansky

GenTrust

Head of Business Development

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Robert Levin

Emerging Star Capital, LLC

Managing Director

 

Marc LoPresti

LoPresti Law Group

Founder

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Frank Anthony Magnani

Interactive Brokers LLC

 

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Joseph H Marren

KStone Partners LLC

President

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Erik Mayo

Terra Incognita Capital

Managing Partner

 

Kevin Means

Select Alternative Investments

Principle of Select Alternative Investments

 

Jason Millard

Ashland Partners

Partner

 

Josh Miller

Shinnecock

 

 

Tim Onufrock

Kettera Strategies

General Counsel

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Steve Oyer

Lazard Capital Advisory Group

 

 

Mike Pacitto

Litman Gregory Masters Funds

National Director of Institutional Relationships

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Jeffrey S. Parker

EisnerAmper LLP

Partner

 

Peter J Pell

CSM Capital

Managing Director

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Carl Ports

AllianceBernstein

 

 

Evan Rapoport

HedgeCoVest LLC

CEO

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Richard Roscelli

National Securities Inc

 

 

Brendan Ross

Direct Lending Investments

President

 

Mark Rubin

Stride Capital Group

Partner, Chief of Finance and Operations

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Angie W Sabel

Abbot Downing

Managing Director

 

Vincent M Sarullo

Tower Fund Services

Managing Director

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Joshua Sason

Magna

Founder

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Karl Schade

The Presidio Group

 

 

Todd Gary Schwendiman

Alternative Assets

Conference Director

 

Stephen Scott

Van Eck Global

Portfolio Manager

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Howard Searing

DuPont Capital

 

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Sean Sebastian

Birchmere Ventures

Partner

 

Michael Sidgmore

iCapital Network

Vice President

 

Steven Simmons

Sideris Capital Partners

 

 

Dimitri Sogoloff

Horton Point LLC

 

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Matthew Stadtmauer

FRM Pine Grove

 

 

Jon Stein

Kettera Strategies

CEO

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Daniel Strachman

 

 

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Patrick Stutz

Bayshore Capital Advisors

CIO

 

Janu Subramanian

Jai Guru Global Equities

 

 

Randy Swan

Swan Global Investments

CEO and Portfolio Manager

 

Danny Tarkanian

 

 

 

Steven Turi

BPV Capital Management

 

 

Mark John Varacchi

Sentinel Growth Fund Management LLC.

 

 

Daniel Viola

Sadis Goldberg

Partner

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Dick H. Vortmann

San Diego Employee Retiremment Association

Trustee

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Samuel K. Won

Global Risk Management Advisors, Inc.

Founder/Managing Director

 

Sponsorships

Sponsorship opportunities available.
Please contact us at gmarcus@AlternativeAssetSummit.com



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Agenda

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Day 1, Wednesday, 28th October 2015

08:00 AM
06:10 PM
Registration
Registration Opens
09:00 AM
12:00 PM
Activity
The Annual Tennis Outing At The Summit
11:00 AM
02:00 PM
One On Ones
Pre-Summit
12:00 PM
Activity
Wynn Fun Run
01:00 PM
02:00 PM
Speaker
Pre-Summit Capital Raising with Victor Park
02:00 PM
02:10 PM
Speaker
Summit Opening Remarks
02:10 PM
03:00 PM
Main Panel
Seed Transactions, Founders Shares And Other Asset Raising Options
03:00 PM
03:50 PM
Main Panel
Hedge Fund Marketing 2.0: Leveraging media and PR while navigating the global regulatory environment.
03:50 PM
04:40 PM
Main Panel
Roadmap To Distribute Liquid Alternatives
04:30 PM
06:00 PM
One On Ones
04:40 PM
05:30 PM
Main Panel
The Ever Changing Environment For Family Offices
05:30 PM
06:10 PM
Keynote
Now What? Portfolio Construction in the New Neutral
06:00 PM
Activity
Gala Cocktails sponsored by Riveles Wahab LLP
07:00 PM
Activity
Gala Dinner Begins
10:30 PM
Activity
VIP Late Night - Surrender Nightclub At Encore

Day 2, Thursday, 29th October 2015

07:30 AM
08:30 AM
Family Office Session
Family Office Peer-To-Peer Breakfast
07:30 AM
05:00 PM
Registration
General Registration
08:30 AM
09:20 AM
Main Panel
Current Trends With Early Stage Investors
08:30 AM
11:30 AM
One On Ones
09:00 AM
11:30 AM
Workshops
09:20 AM
10:10 AM
Main Panel
Institionalizing the Hedge Fund Industry
09:20 AM
10:10 AM
FinTech Panels
Crowd Funding and Financing - The Latest Changes in the Online Funding Landscape
09:50 AM
10:40 AM
ETF/40 Act Panel
Appropriate Strategies For A Liquid Alts Structure
10:10 AM
11:00 AM
Main Panel
Making Lemon Drops Out Of Lemons: Turning Regulation And Compliance Into Capital
10:10 AM
11:00 AM
FinTech Panels
Family Offices, Technology Investments and the Crowdfunding Advantage
10:40 AM
11:30 AM
ETF/40 Act Panel
Generating Alpha In Liquid Alts
10:45 AM
11:00 AM
Conference
Featured Hedge Fund Manager Roundtables
11:15 AM
11:30 AM
Conference
Featured Hedge Fund Manager Roundtables 3rd Round
11:30 AM
01:00 PM
Activity
Topical Tables Lunch
01:00 PM
01:50 PM
Main Panel
Wealth Advisors' Views On Alternative Investments
01:00 PM
01:50 PM
Parallel Panel
Evolution of Fund of Funds and Multi Manager Portfolios
01:00 PM
05:30 PM
Workshops
01:50 PM
02:40 PM
Main Panel
HOT TOPICS: Enforcement, Examinations, New Regulation and How to Respond
01:50 PM
02:40 PM
Parallel Panel
Emerging Managers: Strategy Overviews And Thoughts On Launch To 100 Million
01:50 PM
02:40 PM
Panel
SEC HOT TPOCIS: Enforcement, Examinations, New Regulation and How to Respond
02:30 PM
03:30 PM
Family Office Session
Breakout Session 1: Single Family Office Compensation Discussion
02:40 PM
03:30 PM
Main Panel
Global Markets: State Of The World And Investment Opportunities
02:40 PM
03:30 PM
Parallel Panel
Best Trade Ideas
03:30 PM
04:20 PM
Main Panel
Recent Federal And State Tax Developments Affecting Alternative Investment Funds And Their Advisors
03:30 PM
05:30 PM
One On Ones
03:30 PM
04:20 PM
Parallel Panel
Avoiding Operational Due Diligence Pitfalls
03:30 PM
04:30 PM
Family Office Session
Breakout Session 2: Single Family Office Debate - Insource or Outsource Investments
04:20 PM
05:10 PM
Parallel Panel
Digital Disruption: Bringing RIAs and Hedge Funds Together
04:20 PM
05:10 PM
Main Panel
How To Find Fixed Income Returns In A ZIRP Environment
04:30 PM
05:30 PM
Family Office Session
Breakout Session 3: Private Equity and other less liquid Strategies
06:00 PM
07:00 PM
Activity
VIP Red Rope Cocktails

Day 3, Friday, 30th October 2015

08:30 AM
09:20 AM
Main Panel
Institutional Investors' View on Hedge Funds and Emerging Managers
08:30 AM
11:00 AM
One On Ones
09:00 AM
11:00 AM
Workshops
09:20 AM
10:10 AM
Main Panel
Commodity and Futures Panel
10:10 AM
11:00 AM
Main Panel
Brave New World - Investment Opportunities in Legalized Marijuana
11:00 AM
11:50 AM
Main Panel
Family Offices: What Moves Are They Making In Today's Markets?
11:50 AM
12:00 PM
Speaker
Conference Chairman Closing Remarks

Activities

The Annual Tennis Outing At The Summit
Wednesday October 28th, 9.00 - 12.00 AM
Wynn Fun Run
Wednesday October 28th, 12.00 PM
Gala Cocktails
Wednesday October 28th, 6.15 PM
VIP Late Night - Surrender Nightclub At Encore
Wednesday October 28th, 10.30 PM
VIP Red Rope Cocktails - Parasol Up At The Wynn
Thursday October 29th, 6.00 PM
Golf
Date and Time TBD
Cabanas
Wednesday October 28th 9:00 AM - 5:00PM
Thursday October 29th 9:00 AM - 5:00PM





Wynn - Las Vegas

The Summit has a limited number of discounted hotel rooms at Wynn for $219 per night from Oct. 26 to Oct. 30th. Please book your room early for the best rates. You can book your discounted rooms as well as rooms before or after the Summit at market rates by using the link below.

Phone Reservation
Please use the following Wynn Reservations phone number in order to make sure you are able to access special block rates and ensure you book within the block.

Reservations Toll Free: 1-877-321-9966 and mention the Alternative Asset Summit 2015

Book Your Hotel Room
Guests will be able to make, modify and cancel the hotel reservations online, as well as take advantage of any room upgrades, amenities or other services offered by the hotel.

Online Reservation




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Cancellation Policy: Registration fees are not refundable. However, they can be exchanged either for next year's Summit or for another person to attend in the place of the canceling attendee. Registration Category Classifications: Alternative Assets reserves the right to verify any claimed registration category and adjust such registration category for any registrant at Alternative Assets’ sole discretion as well as reserves the right to deny or cancel registration of any registrant at any time for any reason at Alternative Assets’ sole discretion.

Investors Include: Family offices, Institutional Investors, Accredited Investors, Private Equity Investors, and VC Investors. Family Offices/Institutional Investors include: Family Offices, Foundations, Pension Funds, Qualified Investors/Purchasers and Seed Investors. Asset Allocators Include: Fund of Funds, Advisors/Consultants and Family Office Consultants that allocate money to hedge funds. For marketers or others not allocating to hedge funds they will be registered as Non-Investment Related Functions - Managers (e.g. Fund of Funds Marketers).

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Contact Us

For more information please contact us at info@AlternativeAssetEvents.com or call us at +1 203 202 2133

Victor Park, Founder and Partner
Phone: 212-832-7600
Email: Victor.Park@Alternative-Assets.com

Geoff Marcus, Partner
Phone: 203-202-2067
Email: Geoff.Marcus@AlternativeAssetEvents.com

Todd Schwendiman, Conference Director
Phone: 646-331-5720
Email: Todd@Alternative-Assets.com

Brian Nash, One on One Coordinator
Phone: 646-284-1872
Email: Brian.Nash@AlternativeAssetEvents.com

Peter Nash, One on One Coordinator
Phone: 914-305-4155
Email: Peter.Nash@AlternativeAssetEvents.com

Mason Tickner, Event Team
Phone: 203-202-2133
Email: Mason.Tickner@AlternativeAssetEvents.com

Jessica Rivera, Event Team and Sales
Phone: 203-202-2133
Email: Jessica.Rivera@AlternativeAssetEvents.com

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