The Hedge Fund Association, HFA, is an international not for profit industry trade and nonpartisan lobbying organization devoted to advancing transparency, development and trust in alternative investments. HFA's global presence spans 5 continents and over 14 Countries.

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Cybersecurity Challenges & Preparedness for Emerging Managers

Date: Wednesday, September 7, 2016
Location: British Consulate General
1 Sansome Street, Suite 850
San Francisco, CA 94104
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As cybersecurity threats become increasingly pervasive, fund managers need a practical tool kit to better understand the risks and protect their businesses. Emerging hedge fund managers in particular face daunting realities to comply with regulatory priorities concerning cybersecurity policies and procedures.

The HFA Symposium “Cybersecurity Challenges & Preparedness” will provide timely insights and best practices from leading experts on how cybersecurity preparedness can help improve your firm’s operational edge and scalability, building further trust and credibility with clients.

This event is hosted by the British Consulate General, San Francisco and jointly sponsored by UK Department for International Trade together with Darktrace.

Complimentary registration for HFA and members of other relevant industry associations. Non-members' attendee rate is $25; advance registration required.

Space is limited. RSVP today.

New York Chapter Cocktail Reception

Date: Wednesday, September 14, 2016
Location: CACEIS
1301 Ave of the Americas,
New York, NY 10019
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You are cordially invited to the HFA New York Chapter Cocktail Reception, presented by AlphaDesk, CACEIS and RSM. Please join your fellow alternative investment industry colleagues for an evening of casual discussion and networking. HFA and its leaders look forward to this opportunity to shed light on our organization and our mission.

This event is $25 for HFA members, and $50 for future HFA members. Space is limited. RSVP today. Please note, business attire is suggested for this event.

The Hedge Fund Association, HFA, is an International not for profit industry trade and nonpartisan lobbying organization devoted to advancing transparency, development and trust in alternative investments. Membership in HFA includes hedge fund firms, global financial institutions with hedge fund offerings including private banks, asset management firms and broker dealers, investors including funds of hedge funds, family offices, public and private pension funds, endowments and foundations, high net worth individuals, allocators, and service providers including prime brokers, administrators, custodians, auditors, lawyers, risk managers, technologists and third party marketers.

Navigate Regulatory Pitfalls of Capital Raising

Date: Tuesday, September 20, 2016
Location: K & L Gates
70 West Madison Street
2nd Floor Conference Center
Chicago, Illinois 60602
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While the importance of capital-raising to hedge fund managers has not changed, the regulatory landscape and attendant pitfalls have indeed changed. How can an effective marketing presentation become fodder for SEC scrutiny? How can Business Development professionals work with CCOs as a well-oiled team? Why is regulatory structure so much more important in the due diligence process these days? Don’t despair!

Join us instead for an engaging conversation with industry experts designed to help you navigate the regulatory thicket using best practices to your advantage for Cap intro.

The HFA panel discussion will be moderated by Managing Director of Hedge Fund Research, Inc., Joel Schwab and we hope you’ll join us after the program for cocktails, hot and cold hors d'oeuvres and professional networking opportunities.

This HFA Midwest Chapter Symposium is complimentary for HFA members, hedge fund managers and investors. Non-member service providers and other industry attendees may attend on a limited basis by paying a $50 registration fee per person in advance.

Space is limited. RSVP today.

Southeast Chapter "Best Ideas" Cocktails and Networking

Date: Thursday, September 22, 2016
Location: Van Dutch Lounge
401 S.W. 3rd Ave.,
Miami, FL 33130
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The Hedge Fund Association's Southeast Chapter is proud to present an evening of "Best Ideas" Cocktails and Networking. This unique HFA event is an opportunity for the growing Hedge Fund community to hear up to 10 best Investment Ideas from Hedge Fund Managers. Each Manager will have 2-4 minutes to present their best idea in an open mic forum to a strong audience of professionals in the Hedge Fund Arena at the exclusive Van Dutch Lounge on the Miami River.

Please note that this event is extremely limited in capacity. The event is complimentary for HFA members and $50 for future HFA members. Service provider registrations are subject to approval. RSVP today.

Disclaimer: This event is for educational purposes only, and is not a platform for a fund to solicit capital. No marketing materials will be allowed on-site or distributed. 

Hedgeopolis New York

Date: October 20-21, 2016
Location: Metropolitan West, New York, NY

On Oct. 20-21, 2016, Hedgeopolis New York, the Hedge Fund Association’s Annual Conference co-hosted by Agecroft Partners, will gather the biggest players in the alternative investment industry for an expanded full two days of informed discussions with some of the most prominent hedge fund allocators, regulators, and industry leaders. Speakers will also include leaders at pension funds, funds of funds, endowments, foundations and family offices. Hedgeopolis affords attendees over 11 hours of networking time with institutional investors, family offices, hedge fund managers and industry professionals. Join us to connect at breakfasts, lunches, breaks and 2 cocktail receptions. Attendees can also meet one-on-one in the Hedgeopolis Meetup Room.

Why should you attend Hedgeopolis?
·        Learn what top institutional investors want today from their emerging managers
·        Hear informed forecasts on expected returns from each hedge fund strategy
·        Discover how institutional investors are navigating an uncertain macro environment
·        Find out how to reach, approach and attract leading hedge fund consultants
·        Schedule 1:1 meetings to connect with investors, managers and industry professionals
·        Capitalize on 11+ hours to network including breakfast, breaks, lunch and 2 receptions

Not yet an HFA member? Your registration also activates 6 months of HFA membership. Interested in high visibility Hedgeopolis sponsorship opportunities? Reserve your space now.

6th Annual Delivering Alpha Conference

Date: September 13, 2016
Location: The Pierre Hotel, New York, NY

Delivering Alpha, presented by CNBC and Institutional Investor is a unique, one-day meeting composed entirely of the best-known hedge fund managers and the largest investors globally, as well as illustrious political and economic commentators.
Delivering Alpha will provide you with ample time to connect with over 100 of the largest institutional investors globally.  

The 2016 event will provide our audience with unique insight into high-level investment themes and actionable ideas.  Over the past 5 years, the remarks from our powerful speaking faculty have not only made headlines but had the power to move the markets. For a list of this year's all-star speakers, please visit the above link.

Be sure to register early as the conference will sell out again this year. In addition, all asset managers who register by August 12th will be eligible to be included in the Manager Profile Directory, which will be sent to all investors prior to the meeting.

Global Fund Forum 2016

Date: Monday, October 24, 2016 -
Wednesday, October 26, 2016
Location: Fairmont Southampton, Bermuda
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HFA Members save an additional 10%. Use Promo Code: HFA10

Global Fund Forum is Hedge Connection's ultimate networking and relationship building event. The 3-day event will include keynote presentations, panels, one-on-one networking, Deal Ring manager pitches, Table Talks roundtables and networking activities in the sun and sand.

Over three days, the alternatives industry will gather at the beautiful Fairmont Southampton in Bermuda to network with peers, learn from experts and effectively connect and build relationships. Our agenda for 2016 diversifies well beyond the one-on-one focus of previous years, as we look to include a wider audience of alternative investment professionals.

We are building off last year's successful agenda by adding a morning of Table Talks co-hosted by experts and allocators, a track of panel discussions and fireside chats about timely topics. Like last year we will have a day of one-on-one meetings, Deal Ring (our Shark Tank style event), motivational speakers, the beach dinner party, Cigars Under the Stars, a boat cruise...and much more. This year we are expanding the Global Fund Forum agenda and incorporating a track of panels to discuss a variety of topics including Credit, Impact Investing, Seeding, Water, ILS, and the future of banking.

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