What are the costs of attending PE conferences?
Written by: The PE Guru – Gerald Moran O’Dwyer, III – Blackmore Partners, Inc.
Some conferences may charge a registration fee for attendees, which can range from a few hundred dollars to several thousand dollars. This fee may include access to conference sessions and networking events, as well as materials such as conference proceedings and attendee lists.
In addition to the registration fee, there are also additional costs that attendees may incur, such as travel and accommodation expenses. For example, if the conference is held in a city that is not easily accessible or is located in a remote area, attendees may need to pay for transportation, lodging, and meals.
It is also worth noting that some private equity firms may sponsor or host their own conferences, which may be exclusive to their portfolio companies or invite-only. These events may or may not have a registration fee but attending them can be a good way for industry executives to build relationships with private equity firms.
Overall, the cost of attending conferences with private equity firms can vary widely, and it’s best to research the conference and the firms that will be attending beforehand to get a better idea of what costs to expect.