With a 19-year track record, Capital Link’s Annual Closed-End Funds & Global ETFs Forum is the longest running investment forum with significant branding and recognition in the industry. It updates the broader investment community on the latest trends, developments and investment strategies using Closed-End Funds, MLPs, BDCs, and Exchange Traded Funds. 

This conference brings together financial advisors, institutional investors, RIAs, private bankers, financial planners, fund and asset managers, analysts, and financial media utilize this forum not only as a resource for sharing and evaluating the latest CEF and ETF products and trends, but also as an interactive platform for enhancing visibility and establishing the right connections. 

The event will focus on topics of critical interest for the CEF and ETF space and also on investment strategies involving CEFs & ETFs.


Mr. Kitack Lim
Secretary General

Keynote Address

Susan Thompson

EVP, Head of Americas Distribution for SPDR ETFs
State Street Global Advisors

Featured Panel

“Industry Leaders on Challenges & Opportunities”

A Roundtable Discussion among CEOs


John Koudounis

Calamos Investments

John P. Calamos

Founder, Chairman and Global CIO
Calamos Investments


Mario Gabelli, CFA

Chairman & Chief Executive Officer
GAMCO Investors, Inc. and LICT Corp

Tracy Maitland

President and Chief Investment Officer
Advent Capital Management, LLC

Virtual Networking in Real Time

  • Connect with Speakers & Delegates in real time face-to-face via video chat, audio or text message.
  • Ability to see who is online to connect with the right people
  • Join group conversations with product experts
  • Have 1x1 private discussions
  • Network with new prospects & catch up with your peers LIVE through our unique networking platform just like old times!


Institutional Investors • Registered Investment Advisors • Financial Advisors • Financial Planners • Private Bankers • Securities Analysts • Retail and Institutional Brokers • CEF Industry Specialist & Analysts • ETF Industry Specialists & Analysts • Financial Press & Media


For sponsorship opportunities, contact Nicolas Bornozis or Anny Zhu at  forum@capitallink.com or call +1 (212) 661-7566.

Frequently Asked Questions

No. You do not need to download or install any software to participate. You only need to have access to the internet.
No. It is only required to request a video chat, it is not required in order to participate.
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