Schedule of Events

Thursday, June 22, 2023  |  Boston Convention & Exhibition Center (Level 3)

DealFest Northeast features a number of events. Please read carefully below as some events are by-invitation-only.

Registration, the Attendee Lounge, DealSource Select and DealFest are on
Level 3 of the Boston Convention & Exhibition Center. 

The Women’s Connection Luncheon, Family Office Roundtable and additional open tables for meetings are located on Level 2, in Rooms 204AB and 205AB.

The Young Professionals Reception will take place at the Sporting Club, in the Omni Hotel, across the street from the Boston Convention & Exhibition Center.

9:00am - 4:00pm • LEVEL 3, Boston Convention & Exhibition Center

DealSource Select
(by invitation only)

The Most Efficient Way to Find Your Next Deal!

DealSource Select is the most efficient way for you to maximize your time and source deals across industries by meeting, networking and developing new partnerships with PE firms, intermediaries, family offices, strategics and select lenders, all in one day of 20 minute, 1:1 meetings arranged via ACG Access, our exclusive DealSource Select scheduling tool.

With this tool, 350+ attendees at DealSource Select are in full control of requesting and confirming their meetings — without having to wait for meeting requests to come in.

Participation in DealSource Select is strictly limited to:

  • Investment bankers
  • Private equity firms
  • Strategic acquirers
  • Family office professionals
  • Select lenders active in supporting middle-market acquisitions

The DealSource Select meeting scheduling tool, ACG Access, is targeted to launch in late May 2023.

Registrants will receive an email with information on how to log in to the tool and begin scheduling meetings.

Please contact with any questions on the tool.

Registration includes access for one individual to:

  • DealSource Select on June 22, 2023 from 9:00am - 4:00pm
  • The DealSource Select scheduling tool, ACG Access (available late May 2023); and
  • DealFest, on June 22, 2023, from 4:30pm - 7:30pm, all at the Boston Convention & Exhibition Center

Note: you do not have to be a host of DealFest to participate in DealSource Select.

Click here to register.

1:00pm - 2:30pm • ROOM 204AB, Level 2, Boston Convention & Exhibition Center

Women's Connection Luncheon

Open to all women registered for DealFest & DealSource Select.

You can RSVP for the Women's Connection Luncheon during your registration process for DealFest Northeast.

Click here to register.

2:30pm - 4:30pm • LEVEL 2 & 3, Boston Convention & Exhibition Center

General Attendee Open Tables

From 2:30pm - 4:30pm, open tables will be available in nearby ballrooms at the BCEC for General Attendees looking to hold meetings.

Please note: there will NOT be a formal scheduling tool available to General Attendees, and the tables will be available on a first-come, first-serve basis the day of the event.

These tables/meetings are separate from DealSource Select, which is invitation-only for capital providers & investment banks, and does include a scheduling platform and reserved tables exclusively for the DealSource participants. 

The Attendee List will be shared in early June 2023 with General Attendees, so they can reach out to other attendees to setup meetings. 

View our Attendee List policy.

3:30pm - 4:30pm • Room 204AB, Level 2, Boston Convention & Exhibition Center

Family Office Session

By invitation only, this session is a roundtable meet-and-greet, an exclusive opportunity for single family offices to meet one another and learn about their investment focus & strategies. There is no additional cost to attend for family offices, but the family office individual must be registered for DealFest Northeast in order to attend.

If you are qualified to attend, please contact us for the RSVP link.

4:30pm - 7:30pm • Level 3, Boston Convention & Exhibition Center


With hundreds of influential deal professionals from across the country in attendance – capital providers, intermediaries, deal advisors and strategics – DealFest is a primary source for networking and deal flow; it’s the most effective way to connect with New England’s top private equity and investment banking firms and key middle-market M&A professionals, to discover new partners, and identify untapped sources of deal flow.

New England’s top PE and IB firms host and share fine craft beverages during DealFest, where you can visit their "bars" to meet their team and learn about their investment focus and portfolio companies in a lively brewery style atmosphere!

DealFest is open to all attendees.

Registration for DealFest includes access for one individual to:

  • DealFest on June 22, 2023 from 4:30pm - 7:30pm at the Boston Convention & Exhibition Center

Click here to register.

7:30pm - 9:30pm • Sporting Club (Omni Hotel)

Young Professionals After Party

ACG Boston’s Young Professionals Committee invites the young professionals who are attending DealFest Northeast to a complimentary After Party!

Build strong networks with your peers and colleagues, along with other young M&A professionals from across the country, after joining the rest of the deal community in sampling craft beverages at DealFest.

Note: You must be a young professional (35 and under or in your career for less than 10 years) signed up for DealFest to be able to attend the After Party.

You can sign up for the After Party during your registration for DealFest Northeast.

You must be a young professional (35 and under or in their careers for less than 10 years) signed up for DealFest Northeast to be able to attend the After Party.

Click here to register.