2023 Southern Private Equity Conference

The 2023 SBIA Southern Private Equity Conference will take place on Thursday, February 23, 2023 and Friday, February 24, 2023 at the JW Marriott Nashville. The event offers insight into U.S. economic trends, updates about potential policy changes affecting your fund’s bottom line, and strategic, high-level networking opportunities with middle market colleagues.  

The Southern Private Equity Conference offers…

  • substantive, thoughtful content on the latest data, trends and best practices
  • timely legislative and regulatory updates from Washington
  • senior-level, high quality networking

SBIA members get significant discounts on participation in our events – join SBIA today



Please note that all times are Central Standard.
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Thursday, February 23
10:30 a.m.Conference Registration Opens
10:30 a.m. - 7:00 p.m.Networking Lounge
3:00 p.m. - 4:00 p.m.Panel Discussion
4:00 p.m. - 4:30 p.m.Networking Refreshment Break
4:30 p.m. - 5:30 p.m.Panel Discussion
5:30 p.m. – 7:00 p.m.          Networking Cocktail Reception
Friday, February 24
7:30 a.m. Conference Registration Opens
7:30 a.m. – 11:30 a.m. Networking Lounge
7:45 a.m. – 9:00 a.m. Networking Breakfast
9:00 a.m. – 9:15 a.m. Welcome and Sponsor Recognition
Heather Hubbard, Valesco Industries, Southern Regional President
9:10 a.m. – 10:00 a.m.Legislative and Regulatory Update
10:00 a.m. – 11:00 a.m.     Panel Discussion
11:00 a.m. – 11:30 a.m.     Keynote Presentation
12:30 p.m. – 1:30 p.m.     Networking Luncheon
1:30 p.m.     Conference Concludes


The SBIA Southern Private Equity Conference offers attendees the opportunity to meet and network with lower middle market fund managers, limited partners, investment bankers, and select professional service providers.


  • SBIA Members                        $695
  • Non Members*                        $825

Cancellation Policy:
All Southern Conference registration cancellation and refund requests must be made in writing to SBIA via email. A full refund for the registration fee is available on or before February 2, 2023. After February 2, 2023 no refund is available for registration fees. You may transfer your registration to another member of your firm, by sending us an email. Southern Private Equity Conference registration is non-transferable to registrants outside of your firm. SBIA regrets that refunds will not be given for no-shows.

*Please Note: We are limiting attendance from Professional Service Providers (e.g. accountants, consultants, lawyers, etc.) to only those firms who are sponsors of the event or members of SBIA. For questions, please contact us at (202) 628-5055. 

For questions, contact the Event Registrar via email or at 202.628.5055.

Code of Conduct:

With a shift to the endemic phase of Covid, SBIA reminds all registrants that if, within 48 hours prior to arrival at any SBIA-hosted event, you are feeling ill or think you may have COVID then please do not attend the event. If you have any additional questions, please do not hesitate to contact us at events@sbia.org or (202) 628-5055.

SBIA expects to host all scheduled events in person during 2023; however, due to health and safety concerns or government-imposed requirements because of the ongoing Covid pandemic, SBIA reserves the right to modify the in-person format and instead host an event virtually.

Thank You to Our 2023 Distinguished Speakers

The SBIA Southern Private Equity Conference speaker lineup features experienced industry professionals who are experts in their field. 2023 Conference speakers include:

Heather Hubbard
Valesco Industries
SBIA Southern Regional President
Session: “Welcome and Sponsor Thank You”


As a courtesy for the registrants of the 2023 Southern Private Equity Conference, there will be a room block at:

JW Marriott Nashville
201 8th Ave S
Nashville, TN 37203

February 23 and 24 2023

JW Marriott Nashville
201 8th Ave S
Nashville, Tennessee 37203

For questions, contact the Event Registrar via email or at 202.628.5055.