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A suburban home in Cleveland was the setting for the beloved film "A Christmas Story." It has since been purchased on eBay, renovated to an exact replica of the house in the film.


Cleveland is home to eight Fortune 1000 company headquarters.


Cleveland was voted 4th Best Beer Scene in the United States by USA Today


There are four James Beard Award-Winning and nominated restaurants in Cleveland: LolaGreenhouse TavernParallax, and Fire Food & Drink


There are 30 breweries located within 25 miles of downtown Cleveland. 


Celebrated Iron Chef and former co-host of "The Chew" Michael Symon has two restaurants in Cleveland? Lola Bistro and Mabel's BBQ

See Michael Symon's Top 5 Favorite Places to Eat in Cleveland


The following companies on the Fortune 500 list have corporate headquarters in Greater Cleveland as of 2017: Progressive InsuranceSherwin-WilliamsParker Hannifin, and Key Corp.


Cleveland's Euclid Avenue was known as "Millionaire's Row" in the late 19th and early 20th century, one of the U.S.'s "grand avenues" that earned comparisons to the Champs-Elysees in Paris. Among the avenue's notable residents was oil magnate John Rockefeller.


The city's downtown area is home to University Circle, a concentration of cultural, educational, and medical institutions, including the Cleveland Botanical GardenCase Western Reserve UniversityUniversity Hospitals, Severance Hall, the Cleveland Museum of Art, the Cleveland Museum of Natural History, and the Western Reserve Historical Society.


Cleveland is home to four James Beard award-winning and nominated restaurants: LolaGreenhouse TavernParallax, and Fire, Food & Drink

It's also ranked #4 by Travel + Leisure on "America's Most Underrated Cities" list.

ConferenceAgenda

Tuesday, September 24  
9:00pm-11:00pm Party in the USA Pre-Show Party
Hilton TBD
Wednesday, September 25  
8:30am-12:30pm  Great Balls of Fire Golf 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 
11:00 am-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
1:00-7:30 pm Registration Open
Lakeside Foyer
2:15 pm-3:00pm I Feel Good Mimosa Bar sponsored by FTI Consulting
Lakeside Foyer
3:00-4:15pm Main Stage Opening Program:
You Ain't Seen Nothin' Yet   Mega Trends in the Economy 
 
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
9:00pm-11:00 p.m. Forever Young  NextGen Late Night**
The Corner Alley

Thursday, September 26

 
6:00-6:15am Born to Run  5K Run/Walk Registration 
Hilton Lobby
6:15-7:15am Born to Run  5K Run/Walk**
Downtown Cleveland 
8:00am-5:00pm  Come Together  Attendee Lounge 
Hope Ballroom A-C
8:00-9:00am Walking on Sunshine Networking Breakfast sponsored by Gordon Brothers
Hope Ballroom A-C
 
9:15-9:45am Main Stage:
A Star is Born  Finding Your Firm's Next Rock Star
 
10:00-11:00am Main Stage Education Session Plenary:
Under Pressure Crisis Communications in the Digital Age
 
11:15am-12:15pm 

Education Session Breakout 1:
Spotlight  – Turnaround Strategy in Sexual Abuse-Related Restructuring Cases


Education Session Breakout 2:
Everybody Wants to Rule the World  – Multilateral Negotiations sponsored by Riemer & Braunstein
 

12:15-1:45pm

Main Stage: This is How We Do It – Luncheon Keynote Speaker 
 

2:00-3:00pm 

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

Education Session Breakout 2:
Welcome to the Jungle – Music, Entertainment, and IP
 

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


Agenda subject to change. View the full agenda

*Invite only 
** Extra cost to attend 

HotelReservations


 

The Hilton Cleveland Downtown
100 Lakeside Ave. East
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) 413-5000 ext. 1
Group Booking Code: TMA
Online Reservations: Click here to make a reservation