SOURCE: Association for Corporate Growth - Connecticut Chapter

Association for Corporate Growth - Connecticut Chapter

March 24, 2015 14:28 ET

ACG CT and CVG to Host Entrepreneurs and Investors at 2015 Northeast Consumer Conference

Annual Event Gives Company Owners and Operators Access to Investors, Dealmakers, Corporate Executives and Advisors Focused Exclusively on Consumer Products Companies

STAMFORD, CT--(Marketwired - Mar 24, 2015) - The Connecticut Chapter of the Association for Corporate Growth (ACG CT) and the Crossroads Venture Group will bring entrepreneurs and investors together at the 2015 Northeast Consumer Conference on April 6 at the Two Roads Brewing Company in Stratford. The event, which will be from 3-8 pm, will provide entrepreneurs with opportunities to network with investors, dealmakers, corporate executives and advisors.

ACG CT President Karin (McKittrick) Kovacic said, "This annual event puts owners and operators of early stage and middle market consumer-facing companies in the same room with Connecticut's leading investment professionals and advisors to discuss growth strategies and the capital needed to fuel them. You don't want to miss this one-of-a-kind conference and networking opportunity!"

In a keynote address, Two Roads Brewing's President and CEO Brad Hittle and CFO Peter Doering will provide details of the company's experience in accessing growth capital.

The event will also feature two panels of accomplished dealmakers and senior executives reviewing the state of the capital markets for growth-oriented consumer products companies. Panelists include: John M. Kenney, Partner, JMK Consumer Growth Partners; Diana Lovett, Founder, Cissé Trading Company; Robert Baird, Jr., President & Chief Executive Officer, Global Consumer Brands; and Lou Marinaccio, Managing Director, North Castle Partners.

Registration and additional information for this consumer event can be found here.

Members of the media are invited to attended free of charge. To reserve your spot, please contact Laura Brophy at lbrophy@marketcompr.com.

About ACG
Founded in 1954, the Association for Corporate Growth is the premier global association for professionals involved in corporate growth, corporate development, and mergers and acquisitions for mid to large companies. Leaders in corporations, private equity, finance, and professional service firms focused on building value in their organizations belong to ACG. They recognize the multiple benefits of networking within an influential community of executives growing public and private companies worldwide. For 50 years, ACG members have focused on strategic activities that increase revenues, profits and, ultimately, stakeholder value. Today ACG stands at more than 14,000 members representing Fortune 500, Fortune 1000, FTSE 100, and mid- market companies in 56 chapters in North America, Europe and Asia.

The Connecticut Chapter of the Association for Corporate Growth (ACG Connecticut) is one of the fastest growing, most vibrant ACG chapters in the country. ACG Connecticut is comprised of close to 300 local professionals focused on middle-market corporate growth (i.e.: mergers and acquisitions, financing opportunities, business development, joint ventures, licensing arrangements, etc.), including a diverse group of private equity funds, intermediaries, lenders, and service providers.

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