2024 Upper Midwest Capital Connection




For over 17 years, the Upper Midwest Capital Connection has been the premier sourcing, networking, and educational event for dealmakers in the Upper Midwest. It starts with an afternoon of golf and lawn bowling and a wine-tasting opening night reception. The following day we get down to business with productive conversations, timely panel discussions, and informative content. We work to provide private equity firms and investment banks with multiple opportunities to meet and source deals while making sure our valued sponsors and other attendees make essential long-lasting connections. Please find detailed information in the sidebar on the left side of the page.

Conference Pricing 
Members and Corporate Attendees $485
Non-Members $585

Monday, June 10

You have your choice of either golfing or lawn bowling during the day. Additional fees applied for golfing

Golf Tournament 
11:00 am - 5:00 pm

The golf tournament will be fully hosted all day at the private Minneapolis Golf Club. Lunch, beverages, and all-day snacks are included.
Sponsored By Cozen O'Connor

Lawn Bowling
1:00 pm - 5:00 pm 

The annual lawn bowling event will be held at Brit's Pub. Lunch and libations are included.
Sponsored by Ballard Spahr

Registration, Opening Night Reception
5:30 pm - 7:30 pm 

All attendees are invited to a reception at the Minneapolis Marriott City Center. This year the reception will feature an opening night reception with an excellent atmosphere for informal networking. Heavy appetizers and beverages are included.
Sponsored by BDO, Lathrop GPM, Plante Moran

Young Professionals Reception at Fhima's
7:00 pm - 9:00 pm 

Attendees are invited to a Young Professional reception for an evening social. Beverages and desserts included. Registration is required--Space is limited.
Sponsored by RSM

Tuesday, June 11


Breakfast and Networking
7:30 am - 8:30 am

Deal Commons
7:30 am - 5:00 pm

Make connections, set meetings, relax & unwind in the Deal Commons. Hosted beverages and snacks will be provided all day.



7:30 am - 5:00 pm

Meet with dealmakers registered for DealSource® to discuss acquisition and divestiture opportunities and criteria. Meetings will be arranged in advance via an online scheduling tool. Early access to the scheduling tool is given to investment bankers, private equity attendees who purchase a table, and sponsors.* 
April 15 is when scheduling opens for early access, and May 15 for all other attendees.

Roundtable Sessions
9:00 am - 11:00 am 

Join our gold sponsors for more intimate roundtable sessions. Each session is approximately 15 minutes in length and attendees will have the ability to participate in each session.
Sponsored by Growth Operators, RSM


Private Equity Panel 
11:00 am - 11:45 am 
Sponsored by Fredrikson

11:45 am -  12:15 pm 


Lunch & Keynote Speaker
12:15 pm - 1:30 pm 
Toby Madden, former Economist at the Federal Reserve Bank of Minneapolis
Sponsored by Bremer Bank

M&A Panel
2:30 pm - 3:30 pm
Sponsored by Eide Bailly


Closing Reception 
3:30 pm - 5:00 pm