Chicago Deal Connect: Investment Banks (IN PERSON)

August 30 2023, 11:30 AM - 7:00 PM CDT Bryan Cave Leighton Paisner LLP, 161 North Clark Street, Suite 4300, Chicago, Illinois, 60601


Opus Connect is excited to announce its Chicago Deal Connect speed-networking event with investment banks. This exclusive IN PERSON event is hosted at Bryan Cave Leighton Paisner LLP in Chicago and includes highly interactive rotations between capital providers and investment bankers from all over the US and Canada. All attendees are pre-selected to ensure quality and facilitate deal-making in an efficient manner. 

This event is one of over 20 Deal Connects presented by Opus Connect in the first half of 2023. Please click the Register Now button on the bottom left to sign up. Note that your card is not charged and you’re not officially registered until your ticket is approved by a member of our staff.

All approved attendees are expected to attend all scheduled meetings for the day. Missing three or more meetings will be treated as a 'no-show' and therefore subject to the no-show fee. Please reach out to an Opus Connect team member if further clarification is needed.

By signing up and attending this event, you hereby grant us the permission to capture and use photographs or videos of you during the event for promotional and marketing purposes. You understand and agree that these images may be used in various media channels, including but not limited to our website, social media platforms, and promotional materials. If you do not wish to be photographed or filmed, please reach out to an Opus Connect team member in advance of the event. Thank you for your understanding and cooperation.


Lunch/Registration: 11:30am – 1:00pm
Meetings: 1:00pm - 3:00pm
Break: 3:00pm - 3:30pm
Meetings: 3:30pm - 5:30pm
Cocktail Reception: 5:30pm - 7:00pm 

Benefits for participants:  

  • Meet a range of investment bankers and capital providers firms located across the country through concentrated and efficient one-on-one meetings and a networking reception  
  • Save time finding deal partners: 12 meetings, each strictly 20 minutes long    
  • Sponsorship opportunities available  


"Congrats on hosting a first class event. A very efficient way to interact with a lot of people."  
         - Bill Kidd – Founder, Kidd & Company    

"10/12 meetings are on point, highly relevant networking contacts - of which 3 or 4 have deals we follow up on."
        - Allan Marzen – Managing Director, White Oak Global Advisors


 (Early registration ends July 19th)

Deal Connect          Capital Providers           Investment Banks

                                   Early          Late                       Early          Late

Members                 $1,400     $1,600                    $225           $325

Non-Members        $1,800     $2,000                   $325           $425

  • Additional attendees are assessed a $125 fee.
  • If a wait list becomes necessary, priority will be given to Opus Connect members.
  • All attendees must pre-register. 

By Invitation Only

Opus Connect is a membership-based organization.
If you have any queries, please contact     
*Opus Connect adheres to a strict no cancellations, no refunds, no application of registration fees to future events policy.     
Qualified substitutions are accepted. To send a substitute, please notify     
**Opus Connect reserves the right to refuse entry to prospective attendees


August 30th
11:30 AM Lunch/Registration
1:00 PM Deal Connect Meetings
3:00 PM Break
3:30 PM Deal Connect Meetings Cont'd
5:30 PM Cocktail Reception
7:00 PM End
Wednesday, August 30th
11:30 AM CDT

Bryan Cave Leighton Paisner LLP
161 North Clark Street
Suite 4300
Chicago, Illinois, 60601



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