Conference Agenda

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Tuesday, September 24  
9:00 p.m. - 11:00 p.m.  Party in the USA Pre-Show Party
Location TBD
Wednesday, September 25  
7:00 a.m. - 7:30 a.m. Transportation Loading for Golf 
7:30 a.m. - 8:30 a.m.  Golf Registration and Breakfast 
Canterbury Golf Club
8:30 a.m. - 12:30 p.m.  Great Balls of Fire Golf at Canterbury Golf Club** 
11:00 a.m. - 1:00 p.m.  R.E.S.P.E.C.T. – Inaugural TMA NOW and IWIRC Lunch and Fireside Chat with the Judges**
Nuevo Cleveland
11:00 a.m. - 1:00 p.m.  Hungry Like the Wolf  Cleveland Food Tour**
West Side Market
1:00 p.m. - 7:30 p.m.  Registration Open
Lakeside Foyer
1:00 p.m. - 7:30 p.m.  Come Together Attendee Lounge Open
Hope Ballroom A-C
1:30 p.m. - 2:30 p.m.  Eye of the Tiger Certification Oversight Committee Meeting* 
Veterans A
1:30 p.m. - 3:00 p.m.  Jukebox Hero Chapter Presidents Council Meeting*
Center Street BC
2:15 p.m. - 3:00 p.m.

I Feel Good Mimosa Bar sponsored by FTI Consulting
Lakeside Foyer

3:00 p.m. - 4:15 p.m. Main Stage Opening Program:  You Ain't Seen Nothin' Yet – Mega Trends in the Economy
4:30 p.m. - 5:30 p.m. Into the Groove First-Time Attendee Reception sponsored by MelCap Partners
Center Street A
5:30 p.m. - 7:30 p.m. 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 p.m. - 11:00 p.m. Forever Young NextGen Late Night**  
The Corner Alley 
Thursday, September 26  
6:00 a.m. - 6:15 a.m. Born to Run 5K Run/Walk Registration
Hilton Lobby
6:15 a.m. - 7:15 a.m.  Born to Run 5K Run/Walk**
Downtown Cleveland 
8:30 a.m. - 6:30 p.m. Registration Open 
Lakeside Foyer
8:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.  Come Together Attendee Lounge 
Hope Ballroom A-C
8:00 a.m. - 9:00 a.m. Walking on Sunshine Networking Breakfast sponsored by Gordon Brothers
Hope Ballroom A-C
9:00 a.m. - 9:15 a.m. Main Stage:  We Will Rock You Opening Remarks
9:15 a.m. - 9:45 a.m. Main Stage:  A Star is Born  Finding Your Firm's Next Rock Star
9:45 a.m. - 10:00 a.m. Call Me Maybe Networking Break sponsored by Gordon Brothers
Hope Ballroom  A-C
10:00 a.m. - 11:00 a.m. Main Stage Education Session Plenary:  Under Pressure  Crisis Communications in the Digital Age
11:00 a.m. - 11:15 a.m. Crazy for You Networking Break sponsored by Gordon Brothers
Hope Ballroom A-C
11:15 a.m. - 12:15 p.m. 

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

11:15 a.m. - 12:15 p.m.  Education Session Breakout 2:  Everybody Wants to Rule the World  Multilateral Negotiations sponsored by Riemer & Braunstein
12:15 p.m. - 1:45 p.m. Main Stage:  This Is How We Do It – Luncheon Keynote Speaker Dr. Dambisa Moyo***
2:00 p.m. - 3:00 p.m.  Education Session Breakout 1:  ABC, Easy as 1,2,3 – ABCs vs. Bankruptcies vs. Article 9 vs. Receiverships sponsored by Candlewood Partners
2:00 p.m. - 3:00 p.m. Education Session Breakout 2:  Welcome to the Jungle – Music, Entertainment, and IP
3:00 p.m. - 3:15 p.m. Call on Me Networking Break
Hope Ballroom A-C
3:15 p.m. - 4:15 p.m. Main Stage Closing Program:  We Are the World – International/Cross Border Restructuring
4:15 p.m. - 5:00 p.m.  Just What I Needed Moscow Mule Bar sponsored by Ashby & Geddes
Hope Ballroom A-C
4:30 p.m. - 5:00 p.m. Celebrate! LGBT Reception 
Hilton TBD
5:00 p.m. - 6:00 p.m.  We Are the Champions Chair's Reception* 
Eliot's Bar
6:30 p.m. - 7:00 p.m.  Transportation Loading for Closing Reception 
Hilton Lobby
7:00 p.m. - 9:30 p.m.  Final Countdown Closing Reception at Rock & Roll Hall of Fame 
sponsored by Ritchie Bros. ****
9:30 p.m. - 11:00 p.m. Encore Performance:  Pump Up the Jam TMA After Dark sponsored by Alvarez & Marsal
Eliot's Bar
Friday, September 27  
8:00 a.m. - 10:30 a.m. Wake Me Up Before You Go-Go Grab n' Go Breakfast and 1:1 Meetings 
8:30 a.m. - 11:30 a.m. When I Ruled the World  Joint Executive Board/Board of Trustees Meeting*
Center Street BC

Agenda subject to change. Conflicting events are prohibited during The TMA Annual conference hours.

*Invite only
** Extra cost to attend 
***TMA Individual Award recipients to be honored
****TMA Turnaround and Transaction of the Year Award recipients to be honored




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