Member Benefits

ACG St. Louis meets monthly for breakfast, typically on the third Friday, and the more you (and your business colleagues) attend, the more pleased you will be with your investment. ACG is focused on networking and continuous education among M&A and business development colleagues. We trust your involvement will affirm that ACG St. Louis is a particularly strong chapter with more than 400 members representing a balanced proportion of service, finance and operating companies.

Once you become an ACG St. Louis member, we encourage you to invite prospective member candidates to our monthly breakfast meetings or our Elite Speaker Series. Appropriate operating company executives, reserved by you, may visit our meetings at no cost. All other guests must pay a guest fee prior to each meeting. There is a two (2) meeting maximum for all guests.

Watch the ACG New Member Welcome video for more information on the benefits of membership!

ACG Elite Speaker Series

Knowledge <> Inspiration <> Networking

The Elite Speaker Series (ESS) brings the nation’s top business speakers to St. Louis to present various topics relevant to any business leader. The engaging, interactive and content-rich programming is open to all ACG members and their executive teams. Gain knowledge, inspiration and actionable takeaways by attending the quarterly ESS events.

ACG Monthly Meetings

Success Stories <> Market Intelligence <> Networking

ACG Monthly Meetings bring together ACG members and guests for networking and presentations delivered in an efficient and professional format. The presentations showcase business owners and executives telling their corporate growth stories or subject matter experts providing timely economic or market updates. The monthly breakfast meetings give members ample opportunities to stay connected and regularly meet new contacts in the business community.

ACG Social Events

Work Hard <> Play Hard

ACG thrives by giving members the appropriate balance of valuable content, rich networking opportunities and FUN.  The latter is exemplified throughout the year with various Special Events that give ACG members a chance to connect socially, personally and professionally.  The Wine Tasting, ACG St. Louis Golf Tournament and the Craft Beer & Spirits Tasting bring out the best in ACG and its members.

ACG Corporate Peer Group

Exclusive <> Confidential <> Best Practices

The ACG St. Louis Corporate Peer Group is an exclusive, invitation-only group comprised of senior-level corporate executives and corporate development professionals. The objective of the group is to provide a network where members can exchange ideas, challenges, and best practices among peers.

ACG Emerging Leaders

Career Development <> Exclusive Access <> Premier Networking

ACG Emerging Leaders brings together bright, young, driven members of the ACG community for fun events geared toward career development and premier networking in a fun environment.  Members receive exclusive access to private clubs, behind-the-scene tours of local and regional companies and opportunities to build relationships with the future leaders of the business community.  Emerging Leaders is open to ACG members 40 and under.

ACG Women's Peer Group

Career Development <> Peer to Peer Networking <> Relationship Development

The ACG St. Louis Women's Peer Group helps advance women in the St. Louis dealmaking community by creating opportunities for them to network, engage and develop both personally and professionally. ACG St. Louis is committed to creating an environment that offers opportunities for inclusion, business development and career growth.