Closing Reception

Tuesday, October 24

Closing Reception Billy Bob's Texas  |  6:30 p.m. - 9:00 p.m.  

Sponsored by 

 


Don your jeans and cowboy (or girl) boots and go all in on the Texas theme! Stop for a photo with a live longhorn, sponsored by Blake, Cassels & Graydon LLP, on your way into the reception. The Closing Reception is included in the conference registration fee. 

Continue to network with new business connections while watching a live rodeo, learning how to line dance, testing out your skill on a mechanical bull, and enjoying music from Brian Lynn Jones and the Misfit Cowboys

6:30 p.m. Reception Begins
7:30 p.m. - 8:00 p.m. Bull Riding Show
8:00 p.m. - 8:30 p.m. Line Dancing
9:00 p.m. Reception Ends


Please note the venue has a strict bag policy. The following is allowed:

  • Clear tote bags made of plastic, vinyl, or PVC and do not exceed 12’’ wide by 12’’ tall by 6’’ deep.
  • Clear, plastic, re-sealable storage bags no larger than one gallon.
  • Small clutch purse
    • Approximately the size of a hand with or without a handle or strap.
    • No larger than 5.5’’ tall and 8.5’’ wide with or without a handle or strap.
    • Can be carried separately or within an approved plastic bag

ConferenceAgenda

Monday, October 23

7:00 a.m. - 8:00 a.m. Golf Registration & Breakfast
8:00 a.m. - 1:00 p.m.
 
Golf Scramble**
Sponsored by Ritchie Bros.
Noon - 7:30 p.m.
 
Registration Open
Sponsored by Hahn & Hessen LLP
1:00 p.m. - 2:00 p.m. TMA NextGen
Community Service Activity
1:30 p.m. - 2:30 p.m.
 
Certification Oversight
Committee Meeting*
2:00 p.m. - 7:30 p.m. Attendee Lounge Open
2:00 p.m. - 3:00 p.m. Making Connections:
First Time Attendee Reception

Sponsored by Rust Omni
3:15 p.m - 3:30 p.m. Opening Remarks
3:30 p.m. - 4:15 p.m.
 
Keynote Speaker:
Walter Robb, former Co-CEO,
Whole Foods

Sponsored by Conway MacKenzie
4:15 p.m. - 4:30 p.m. Networking Break
4:30 p.m. - 5:30 p.m. Awards Celebration
5:30 p.m. - 7:30 p.m.




 
Opening Reception
Sponsored by AlixPartners,
Assessment Technologies,
CR3 Partners,
Haynes and Boone, LLP, 
Vinson & Elkins, and Winstead P.C.

Tuesday, October 24

5:30 a.m. - 6:00 a.m.
 
TMA Annual 5k Run/Walk Registration
 
6:00 a.m. - 7:00 a.m.
 
TMA 5k Run/Walk**
Sponsored by AlixPartners
7:30 a.m. - 6:00 p.m.
 
Registration Open
Sponsored by Hahn & Hessen LLP
8:00 a.m. - 2:30 p.m. Attendee Lounge Open
8:00 a.m. - 8:30 a.m. Networking Breakfast
8:30 a.m. - 9:20 a.m.
 
Soundbites from Industry Leaders
on Disruption & Its Ripple Effect
9:20 a.m. - 9:30 a.m. Session Re-Cap/Preview
9:30 a.m. - 10:15 a.m.
 
Retailing in the Digital Age:
State of Chaos or Pendulum Swing?
10:15 a.m. - 10:30 a.m. Networking Break
10:30 a.m. - 11:15 a.m.


 
Concurrent Sessions
A. Customer Data:
How Is it Gathered, Used,
Protected, and Transferred?

B. Alternative Lending:
The ABCs About BDCs

C. Healthcare Spotlight
Sponsored by SAK Management Services
11:15 a.m. - 11:30 a.m. Networking Break
11:30 a.m. - 12:15 p.m.





 
Concurrent Sessions
A. Board Management:
Why Starting from Scratch
Isn't Always the Best Option

B. Toolbox Secrets from the
Titans of Turnaround

C. Energy Industry:
Lessons Learned? What's Next?
12:15 p.m. - 1:00 p.m. TMA Cafe Grab & Go Lunch
1:00 p.m. - 2:30 p.m. ABL Forum
1:00 p.m. - 2:30 p.m. ABL Connection
2:30 p.m. - 4:30 p.m. TMA Fest at Sundance Square
4:30 p.m. - 5:00 p.m. LGBT Meet Up at Wine Thief
5:00 p.m. - 6:00 p.m. TMA Chair's Reception*
5:00 p.m. - 6:00 p.m.
 
TMA NextGen Reception
Sponsored by Alvarez & Marsal
6:30 p.m. - 9:00 p.m.

 
Closing Reception at
Billy Bob's Texas

Sponsored by Hilco Global

Wednesday, October 25

8:00 a.m. - 9:00 a.m. Grab & Go Breakfast
7:30 a.m. - 9:00 a.m.
 
Registration Open
Sponsored by Hahn & Hessen LLP
8:00 a.m. - 10:00 a.m. Chapter Presidents Meeting*
10:00 a.m. - Noon
 
Joint TMA Executive Board & 
Board of Trustees Meeting*

*Invite only.  **Additional fee to participate. 

Agenda subject to change.  

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HotelReservations

Omni Fort Worth Hotel
1300 Houston Street
Fort Worth, Texas 76102

  • Online Reservations: Click here
  • Reservations Phone: 817-535-6664
  • Room Rate: $225 plus taxes
  • Reservation Deadline: Friday, September 29

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