Attendee Lounge

Come Together Attendee Lounge

Wednesday, September 25 from 1:00 p.m. - 7:30 p.m.
Thursday, September 26 from 8:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.
Hope Ballroom A-C & Foyer

Registration Sponsored by Hahn & Hessen LLP

Wednesday, September 25 from 1:00 p.m. - 7:30 p.m.
Thursday, September 26 from 8:30 a.m. - 6:30 p.m. 
Lakeside Foyer

Come Together and be a “Big Tent” VIP in the attendee lounge. Spend time with fellow corporate restructuring professionals while enjoying snacks, refreshments, and a little downtime during the show. In addition to multiple networking opportunities, the attendee lounge will be your one-stop-shop for anything you might need throughout the conference.

Stop by the attendee lounge to take advantage of: 

TMA Talks Live

Charging Stations
Sponsored by AlixPartners, Baker TillyHilco Global, and Thompson Hine

I Feel Good Mimosa Bar
Wednesday, September 25 
| 2:15pm - 3:00pm
Sponsored by FTI Consulting 

Just What I Needed Moscow Mule Bar 
Thursday, September 26 
| 4:15pm - 5:00pm
Sponsored by Ashby & Geddes 

Networking Hubs
Sponsored by Bryan Cave Leighton Paisner LLP, Gibraltar Business Credit, Huntington Business Credit, and Miller Canfield

Shoeshine Station
Sponsored by SM Financial Services Corporation

Call Me Maybe Networking Breaks
Sponsored by Gordon Brothers 

Walking on Sunshine Networking Breakfast
Sponsored by Gordon Brothers

Attendee Lounge Exhibitors:
CSC | Fuzion Sports | Gulf Coast Business Credit | Starbanco | TrusteSolutions
TMA Certification | TMA Membership

Thank you to our Attendee Lounge sponsors!











Hahn & Hessen LLP









Tuesday, September 24  
9:00-11:00pm Party in the USA – Pre-Show Party co-sponsored by TMA Ohio
Eliot's Living Room (Hilton)
Wednesday, September 25  
7:30-8:30am  TMA Golf Scramble Registration and Breakfast 
Canterbury Golf Club
8:30am-12:30pm  Great Balls of Fire TMA Golf Scramble at Canterbury Golf Club**
11:00am-1:00pm  R.E.S.P.E.C.T. – Inaugural TMA NOW and IWIRC Lunch and Fireside Chat with the Judges**
Nuevo Cleveland (Sponsored by 50 Words LLC)
11:00am-1:00pm Hungry Like the Wolf Cleveland Food Tour**
West Side Market
1:00-7:30pm  Come Together Attendee Lounge Open
Hope Ballroom A-C & Foyer
1:00-7:30 pm Registration Open
Lakeside Foyer (Level 3)
2:15-3:00pm I Feel Good Mimosa Bar sponsored by FTI Consulting
Lakeside Foyer (Level 3)
3:00-4:15pm Main Stage: Opening Program: You Ain't Seen Nothin' Yet – Mega Trends in the Economy 
sponsored by KeyBank
Hope Ballroom DE
4:30-5:30pm Into the Groove First-Time Attendee Reception sponsored by Melcap Partners
Center Street A
5:30-7:30pm The House is Rockin' Opening Reception sponsored by Huntington Business Credit and Saul Ewing Arnstein & Lehr LLP
Hope Ballroom A-C and Foyer
9:00-11:00pm Forever Young TMA NextGen Late Night**
The Corner Alley

Thursday, September 26

6:00-6:15am Born to Run TMA 5K Run/Walk Registration brought to you by Fleet Feet Cleveland
Hilton Lobby (Ontario Side)
6:15-7:15am Born to Run TMA 5K Run/Walk** brought to you by Fleet Feet Cleveland
Downtown Cleveland
8:30am-6:30pm Registration Open 
Lakeside Foyer (Level 3)
8:00am-5:00pm  Come Together Attendee Lounge 
Hope Ballroom A-C & Foyer 
8:00-9:00am Walking on Sunshine Networking Breakfast sponsored by Gordon Brothers
Hope Ballroom A-C & Foyer
9:00-9:15am Main Stage: We Will Rock You Opening Remarks
Hope Ballroom DE
9:15-9:45am Main Stage: A Star is Born – Finding Your Firm's Next Rock Star
Hope Ballroom DE
10:00-11:00am Main Stage: Under Pressure Plenary: Crisis Communications in the Digital Age
Hope Ballroom DE

Education Breakout: Spotlight – Turnaround Strategy in Sexual Abuse-Related Restructuring Cases
Center Street C

Education Breakout: Everybody Wants to Rule the World – Multilateral Negotiations sponsored by Riemer & Braunstein
Center Street B


Main Stage: This Is How We Do It – Luncheon Keynote: Dr. Dambisa Moyo***
Hope Ballroom DE

Education Breakout: ABC, Easy as 1,2,3 – ABCs vs. Bankruptcies vs. Article 9 vs. Receiverships sponsored by Candlewood Partners
Center Street C

Education Breakout: Welcome to the Jungle – Music, Entertainment, and IP
Center Street B

3:15-4:15pm Main Stage: Closing Program: We Are the World – International/Cross-Border Restructuring
Hope Ballroom DE
4:15-5:00pm Just What I Needed Moscow Mule Bar sponsored by Ashby & Geddes
Hope Ballroom A-C & Foyer
4:30-5:00pm Celebrate! LGBT Reception 
Eliot's Bar
5:00-6:00pm  We Are the Champions Chair's Reception* 
Eliot's Living Room
6:30-7:00pm Transportation Loading for Closing Reception sponsored by Ritchie Bros.
Hilton Lobby (Ontario Side)
7:00-9:30pm  Final Countdown Closing Reception at Rock & Roll Hall of Fame sponsored by Ritchie Bros.****
9:30-11:00pm Encore Performance: Pump Up the Jam TMA After Dark sponsored by Alvarez & Marsal
Rock & Roll Hall of Fame (Upper Level/Patio)
Friday, September 27  
8:00-10:30am Wake Me Up Before You Go-Go Grab n' Go Breakfast and 1:1 Meetings 
Hope Ballroom A-C & Foyer
8:30-11:30am When I Ruled the World Joint TMA Executive Board/Board of Trustees Meeting*
Center Street BC

Agenda subject to change. View the full agenda

*Invite only 
** Extra cost to attend 


The Westin Cleveland Downtown
777 Saint Claire Ave. NE
Cleveland, OH 44114

Reservation Deadline: September 3, 2019
After the cut-off date, room reservations will be accepted based on hotel availability at the best available rate. 

Room Rate: $209/night plus taxes
Reservation Phone: (216) 771-7700
Online Reservations: Click here to make a reservation