2017 Leadership Week & Public Policy Summit

ACG Leadership Week

Event Details


September 26 - 28, 2017




ACG is bringing together top middle-market leaders this fall in Washington, D.C., for three days of advocacy briefings, networking, strategic planning and Hill visits. ACG board of directors, chapter leaders and partner firms are invited to participate in this important program.

Please note: Online registration for ACG Leadership Week is now closed. You will be able to register onsite at the St. Regis Hotel in Washington, D.C. If you have any questions, please contact adorsey@acg.org.

ACG Leadership Week activities include:

Tuesday, September 26

Chapter Leadership Meeting
ACG Chapter Leaders from across the globe participate in this important meeting to gain new knowledge and skills to increase membership, strengthen programming and gain visibility for their chapter. (By Invitation Only)

PERT Meeting
ACG’s Private Equity Regulatory Task Force (PERT) gathers together CFOs, CCOs and in-house legal counsel of middle-market private equity firms nationwide. Join ACG for a special event in Washington, D.C., that will focus on compliance and regulatory issues affecting the industry. The event is invite only and complimentary for all ACG PERT members. (By Invitation Only)

Middle-Market Voice Fundraising Reception
Join supporters of ACG's policy efforts and celebrate recent advocacy wins during this cocktail reception. One ticket to the reception is included with each registration to the ACG Middle-Market Public Policy Summit. (Open to All)

Wednesday, September 27

ACG Middle-Market Public Policy Summit
The Middle-Market Public Policy Summit engages ACG members in important conversations around policy issues that are critical to the middle market. It also provides attendees a greater understanding of how Washington policymakers view the middle market, as well as the positive impact middle-market private capital investment has on the U.S. economy. (Open to All)

Hill Visits
ACG members from local chapters around the country will travel to Washington, D.C., to participate in visits to Capitol Hill as part of the ACG Middle-Market Public Policy Summit. Attendees will participate in a series of visits and meetings that focus on some of the most pressing issues facing the middle market and M&A professionals in a new administration and Congress.

Thursday, September 28

Board of Directors Meeting
The ACG Board of Directors determines the strategic direction and vision for the organization. (By Invitation Only)

The ACG Leadership Week room block at the St. Regis Washington, D.C., is sold out. Please make alternative accommodations. Below is a list of hotel options nearby. Please note, ACG has neither secured a room block nor discounted rates at these properties.


All tickets to ACG Middle-Market Voice Fundraising Reception and ACG Middle-Market Public Policy Summit are non-refundable and considered a general contribution to ACG's policy initiatives.


Keynote Speaker John Tamny

Senior Fellow in Economics at Reason Foundation, Political Economy Editor at Forbes, Senior Economic Advisor to Toreador Research & Trading, and Editor of RealClearMarkets.com

Representative Josh Gottheimer (D-N.J.)

Co-Chair of the Bipartisan Problem Solvers Caucus, Member of the House Committee on Financial Services & Member of the Subcommittee on Capital Markets, Securities and Investments

Representative Jim Himes (D-Conn.)

Member of the House Committee on Financial Services, Chair of the New Democrat Coalition

Congressman Randy Hultgren (R-Ill.)

Financial Services Committee, Vice Chairman of the Capital Markets Subcommittee

Representative Blaine Luetkemeyer (R-Mo.)

Member of the House Financial Services Committee & Vice Chair of the House Small Business Committee

Representative Kyrsten Sinema (D-Ariz.)

Co-Chair of the Congressional Caucus for Middle Market Growth, Member of the House Committee on Financial Services