Expand Your Circle

The InterGrowth Lounge is the HQ of the conference, perfect for networking and gathering resources.

Lounge Hours

12:00 p.m.–5:00 p.m.

8:00 a.m.–6:00 p.m.

8:00 a.m.–10:30 a.m.

Please note that all events scheduled to take place within the InterGrowth Lounge maintain the same hours. 

With plenty of seating, refreshments throughout the day and a variety of solutions to optimize your deal flow, you’ll want to head to the InterGrowth Lounge whenever you’re not in session. It has everything you need to drive connections at the event and meet with everyone you need to know to drive your business growth. This year, the InterGrowth Lounge offers attendees:

ACG Partner Connection

(*NEW IN 2019*) – ACG Partner Connection is an extension of ACG’s trusted ACG DealSource® meeting scheduling software, facilitates structured 20-minute meetings between sponsors and private equity firms. Without leaving the InterGrowth Lounge, paid sponsors can make use of their tables furnished to hold meaningful conversations.

ACG DealSource

ACG DealSource allows investment bankers to schedule meetings with private equity firms. Participating sell-side and buy-side-focused investment banks can reserve dedicated spaces for their meetings. To begin the ACG DealSource approval process, please contact Kaitlyn Fishman at kfishman@acg.org or 312-957-4260.


Included in the cost of registration, all registered attendees can take full advantage of bloody marys and mimosas in the mornings, and select beer and wine throughout the day and afternoon. Bar ACG is a thirst-quenching ‘gift with purchase’. Also, all attendees are invited to enjoy libations during Tuesday’s Happy Hour.

Networking Lunch and Breakfast

Every meal is a “power lunch” at InterGrowth. No matter how you take your eggs or steak, you can do so while you take a meeting. There will be hot and cold food options, and a variety of items to observe and accommodate dietary restrictions.

Reserved Remote Offices

Reserve Remote Offices are chock-full of meeting essentials, including a café-sized table, two pairs of chairs and identification sign advertising your firm’s name. Please note that there’s an additional charge for the installation of an electrical outlet. Secure a remote office by contacting Christine Melendes at cmelendes@acg.org.

Charging Stations

The charging stations is a necessary way station for attendees looking to power up their devices, as to stay connected throughout the meeting. A dealmaker is only as good as his/her tools –keep those tools charged.

Meeting Zones

Meeting zones are the first-come, first-serve answer to the question, “Where should we hold this meeting?” Take advantage of the numbered tables. Claim the space by simply showing up.