NYC Deal Connect: Independent Sponsors (IN PERSON)

November 8 2023, 10:00 AM - 2:00 PM EST Ice Miller, 1500 Broadway, Suite 2900, New York, NY, 10036


Opus Connect is excited to announce its NYC Deal Connect speed-networking event with independent sponsors. This exclusive IN PERSON event is hosted at Ice Miller LLP and includes highly interactive rotations between capital providers and independent sponsors 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 second 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.


Check-in & Welcome: 10am
Deal Connect Meetings: 10:30am - 1:15pm (11:45 - 12pm Break)
Lunch for DC Attendees: 1:15pm - 2:00pm
Summit Attendee Check-in & Welcome: 2:00pm - 2:30pm
Afternoon Panels: 2:30pm - 5:30pm (separate registration link with full info)
Cocktail Reception: 5:30pm - 7:00pm

Benefits for participants:  

  • Meet a range of independent sponsors 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 Sept. 27th)

Deal Connect          Capital Providers           Independent Sponsors

                                   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


November 8th
10:00 AM Check-in & Welcome
10:30 AM Deal Connect Meetings
1:15 PM Lunch for Deal Connect Attendees
2:00 PM Summit Attendee Check-in & Welcome
2:30 PM Afternoon Panels
5:30 PM Cocktail Reception
7:00 PM End
Wednesday, November 8th
10:00 AM EST

Ice Miller
1500 Broadway
Suite 2900
New York, NY, 10036

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