Featured Event - Illinois Venture Capital Association
Featured Event: 2019 IVCA Annual Awards Dinner presented by Kirkland & Ellis LLP

IVCA Annual Awards Dinner presented by Kirkland & Ellis LLP - December 9, 2019


Each year the IVCA celebrates our industry with the Annual Dinner to honor individual members and outstanding companies from the private equity/venture capital community. Please join us on Monday, December 9th to celebrate the 2019 Awardees.  (Awardees will be announced on October 9th in the IVCA Newsletter.)

Tickets and tables are available!!  Contact Kathy Pyne at [email protected]


  • Tickets - IVCA Member:  $625
  • Tickets - Non-member:  $725
  • Table of ten - IVCA Member:  $5,000
  • Table of ten - Non-member:  $7,000

Events details:

5:30 p.m. - 9:00 p.m.
Four Seasons Hotel
120 E. Delaware Street

Schedule for the evening:

5:30 p.m. - 6:30 p.m.  Cocktail Reception/Networking
6:30 p.m. - 8:30 p.m.  Dinner/Awards Presentation
8:30 p.m. -                  Dessert Reception sponsored by Greenberg Traurig, LLP

Presenting Sponsor:  Kirkland & Ellis LLP
Platinum/Dessert Reception Sponsor:  Greenberg Traurig, LLP
Platinum Sponsor:  Kutchins, Robbins & Diamond, Ltd.
Cocktail Reception Sponsor:  White & Case LLP
Gold Sponsors:
  • Adams Street Partners
  • Andersen Tax
  • Baker Tilly
  • Frontenac
  • Locke Lord LLP
  • Madison Dearborn Partners
  • McDermott, Will & Emery
  • Neal, Gerber & Eisenberg, LLP
  • OCA Ventures
  • Origin Ventures
  • Paul Hastings
  • Plante Moran
  • Pritzker Group Venture Capital
  • Pritzker Private Capital
  • Shore Capital Partners
  • Thoma Bravo
  • Winston & Strawn LLP


Why do we honor individuals annually with the Stanley C. Golder Award?  Click here to view an 8 minute movie we had produced about Stan Golder, a pioneer in the VC and PE industry and long considered the "father of private equity in Illinois".

 They join a prestigious group of individuals who have been honored in past years with the following awards:

 For the 2018 event write up and videos/pictures from the award presentations and event, click here.