October 06, 2014 09:00 ET

ACG Orange County Hosts October Tailgate Party Featuring Classic Cars, NFL Football and Exclusive Networking for Middle Market OC Professionals

TUSTIN, CA--(Marketwired - Oct 6, 2014) - The Association for Corporate Growth, Orange County Chapter (ACG OC), will host a tailgate-party themed celebration -- featuring food trucks, big screen televisions (showing Thursday night NFL action) and high-energy networking among OC's distinguished business professionals -- on October 9, 2014 at Newport Dunes from 5:30pm - 7:45pm.

Sponsors will bring classic cars to create "the most beautiful parking lot in Orange County," while attendees are invited to mix and mingle with business service professionals and learn how ACGOC can help them build and extend their business relationships, generate leads, and find the resources they need to deliver results.

"Our goal is for our events to be both extremely entertaining and unique, as well as providing an exceptional platform for sharing business leads, engaging in high-energy networking and enjoying great company," said ACG OC president J. Michael Issa, principal of GlassRatner Advisory & Capital Group LLC. "Our Tailgate Party is going to be a premium, can't-miss event for our members and guests. There will be several eye-popping, show-quality classic cars on display at this event."

Newport Dunes Waterfront Resort is a 110-acre resort located in Newport Beach. At the entrance to the Back Bay Nature Preserve and the Newport Bay Conservancy, Newport Dunes Waterfront Resort is the home to the premier RV Park and Marina in Southern California.

The ACGOC tailgate party costs $45 for members and $65 for non-member who pre-register. For registration information, please register on-line at (credit card required). Walk-up registration will be available for $55 (members) and $75 (non-members).

ACG OC Platinum Sponsors include: Community Bank; Hein & Associates; Stradling Yocca Carlson & Rauth; Dorsey & Whitney LLP; Deloitte; Morgan Lewis; Bank of America Merrill Lynch; Hardesty; and McGladrey.

ACG OC Gold Sponsors include ADP; Aon Risk Services Inc; Brown Rudnick; Cole Taylor/MB Bank; Gibson Dunn & Crutcher LLP; GlassRatner Advisory & Capital Group LLC; Marketwired; Moss Adams; Noot Inc.; Robert Half International; Union Bank; White Nelson Diehl Evans LLP; and Windes.

The ACG OC Printing Sponsor is Meridian Graphics, The Women's Event Sponsor is Comerica Bank, The Academy Sponsor is SingerLewak, the CEO/Corporate Leader Sponsor is The Shepherd Group and the New Member Sponsor is Snell & Wilmer.

About ACG Orange County
Founded in 1954, the Association for Corporate Growth ( is a global organization with 56 chapters involved in corporate growth, corporate development, and mergers and acquisitions. ACG's 14,000 members include professionals from private equity firms, corporations and lenders that invest in middle-market companies, as well as from law, accounting, investment banking and other firms that provide advisory services. Learn more at

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