Watershed has launched and developed the following venues:
- The Impact Capitalism Summit is a landmark event which attracted 250 participants from family offices, foundations, global wealth investment firms, investment advisors, fund managers, government, companies and service providers representing one of the largest gatherings of investable assets focused on Impact Investing in the world. It was the first national gathering to take a portfolio approach to Impact Investing focused on institutional investors deploying capital across asset classes for return and impact. The conference program is built around five key asset classes – Public Equity, Public Debt, Private Equity, Private Debt, and Direct Investments – showing how institutional investors can make money and have impact.This Summit provides a rich environment for learning as well as business development opportunities with peers.
- The Five Fund Forum showcases five funds representing diverse investment vehicles across the pectrum of sustainability. The Five Fund Forum occurs twice per year and occurs in the US and Europe. In April 2013, Watershed Group will host Five Fund Forum 11 in New York, Chicago, and San Francisco. This is the first time the event will be held in Chicago.