Hundreds of asset management professionals in sales, marketing, consultant relations and RFP and database management will gather in Atlanta March 18 through 20 for eVestment’s annual Institutional Investment Industry conference (EI3) for briefings on the latest industry trends, top keynote speakers and networking opportunities with peers and influencers.
Adena Friedman, President and CEO of eVestment’s parent company Nasdaq, will be among the keynote speakers. She’ll address the subject of digital transformation and how asset managers and consultants alike can leverage new data and analytics. Noted marketing and positioning expert Laura Ries of consulting firm Ries & Ries along with negotiation expert Chris Voss from the Black Swan Group will also be featured speakers.
eVestment’s John Molesphini, Global Head of Insights, will present the annual industry trends briefing, which will focus on the global movement of institutional assets, the asset classes and strategies currently of most interest to investors and consultants and spreads on capital markets assumptions for 2019 among other trends.
Investment industry consultants will also be sharing their insights on the changing nature of the business via a consultant panel sessions. Consultants on the panel will include Clint Cary, head of US delegated investment solutions and Nat Kellogg, director of manager search and a managing partner at Marquette Associates.
The conference agenda also includes breakout sessions with specialized content for sales and marketing leaders and those heading RFP and database functions. And throughout the three-day agenda, hands-on learning opportunities are available for beginner, intermediate and advanced eVestment users.
The conference will be held at the Renaissance Atlanta Waverly Hotel & Convention Center at 2450 Galleria Parkway in Atlanta.
Attendees of previous EI3 conferences found the event to be enormously helpful in assessing their firm’s growth opportunities, strengthening their database marketing strategy and positioning their products more effectively. Said one attendee: “As the head of distribution, I’ve found this conference to be a great chance to network with industry influencers, and I’ve been consistently impressed with the program content. It’s timely, relevant and actionable.”
Another noted that “seeing the breadth and depth of eVestment data and how it can drive our marketing strategy” was among the most valuable aspects of the conference.
For full conference information and to register, please click here. If you’re a current eVestment client, your client success manager can provide more information. If you’re not an eVestment client, please note your registration will be reviewed before it is confirmed.