Training & Events

EMPEA Members-Only Receptions

EMPEA hosts members-only receptions, dinners and executive briefings around the globe, providing members and special guests with the opportunity to network and gather expert insight from senior private capital practitioners worldwide. Members take advantage of EMPEA’s global reach and expert network to source new capital, identify market experts, discuss industry trends, compare notes and make new connections in a relaxed and friendly setting.

Upcoming Receptions

Washington, D.C. | EMPEA Members-Only Reception
15 May 2017 | Fairmont Hotel

To RSVP for this Members-Only Reception, please email Anastasia Pechler at

 Past Receptions

EMPEA has welcomed members and special guests to our exclusive networking opportunities around the world.

Hong Kong | EMPEA Members-Only Reception
19 January 2017 | Office of Debevoise & Plimpton

Mumbai | EMPEA and IVCA Members-Only Reception
5 December 2016 | Taj Lands End

London | EMPEA Members-Only Reception
Co-hosted by EMPEA, Financial Times and Debevoise & Plimpton
25 October 2016 | 6PM onwards | No. 4 Hamilton Place

Dubai | EMPEA and MENA PEA Members-Only Reception
Co-hosted with MENA PEA and generous support from Fajr Capital
17 October 2016 | 17:30-19:30
Dubai International Financial Center | Spanish Steps

Brazil: EMPEA and ABVCAP Members-Only Reception
8 July 2016 | Hotel Prodigy Santos Dumont
Rio de Janeiro

Hong Kong: EMPEA Members-Only Reception
Sponsored by Clifford Chance
31 May 2016 | Gaucho Restaurant 5/F, LHT Tower, 31 Queen’s Road | 7:00 – 9:00 PM

Washington, DC: EMPEA’s Annual Members-Only Reception
9 May 2016 | 5:30 – 7:30
James D. Wolfensohn Atrium, World Bank Headquarters
Washington, DC

Johannesburg: EMPEA Members-Only Reception
15 February 2016 | 17:00 – 19:00 | Johannesburg Stock Exchange Limited
Sandown South Africa

New York: EMPEA and LAVCA Members-Only Reception
Co-hosted with The Rohatyn Group
2 February 2016 | Venue TBD

Hong Kong: EMPEA and HKVCA Members-Only Reception
21 January 2016 | Offices of Debevoise & Plimpton

Mumbai: EMPEA and IVCA Members-Only Reception
30 November 2015 | NDA Mumbai BKC Office

Dubai: EMPEA and MENA PEA Members-Only Reception
Co-Hosted with Fajr Capital
10 November 2015 | DIFC Conference Center

27 October 2015 | London | Co-Hosted with the Financial Times and Debevoise & Plimpton
No. 4 Hamilton Place

9 September 2015 | Istanbul | Co-Hosted with Globalturk Capital and in association with DEİK/TAİK
Wyndham Grand Istanbul Levent
This event was in conjunction with the inaugural Executive Briefing on Private Equity Investments in Turkey and Environs with special guest speaker Turkey Minister of Finance, Mehmet Şimşek.

15 July 2015 | Mumbai | Co-hosted with Nishith Desai Associates
BKC Auditorium, Nishith Desai Associates

29 June 2015 | Amsterdam | Co-hosted with Trident Fund Services
The Beach House at the Strandzuid

2 June 2015 | Hong Kong | Co-hosted with Clifford Chance
The China Club

11 May 2015 | Washington, DC | Co-hosted with Orrick and Herrington & Sutcliffe
The Smithsonian National Museum of African Art

6 April 2015 | Rio de Janeiro | Presented in collaboration with ABVCAP
The Rio Stock Exchange

24 March 2015 | Mexico City | Co-hosted with DLA Piper

Club de Industriales

2 February 2015 | Singapore | Co-hosted with Sakae Corporate Advisory
Gardens by the Bay

28 January 2015 | New York | EMPEA and LAVCA Members-Only Reception
Co-hosted with The Rohatyn Group

Gramercy Park Hotel

22 January 2015 | Hong Kong | Presented with HKVCA
Offices of Debevoise & Plimpton

Past Receptions 2014

9 December 2014 | Washington, DC | EMPEA 10th Year Anniversary, Year-End Members-Only Reception & Holiday Party
The University Club, DC

EMPEA was proud to welcome His Excellency Ambassador Kyaw Myo Htut of Myanmar as a guest speaker for its 10th Year Anniversary, Year-End Members-Only Reception. His Excellency’s brief speech focused on private capital investing in Myanmar; political reform and its efforts to modernize the Myanmar economy; and ways in which investors can better navigate the investment and economic landscape of the country.

21 October 2014 | Dubai | Co-Hosted with The Abraaj Group
Capital Club

14 October 2014 | London | Co-Hosted with the Financial Times and Debevoise & Plimpton
No. 4 Hamilton Place