Professional Development

Content for 2019 will be available later in the year.

Please see below for educational content at The 2018 TMA Annual:

Wednesday, September 26

Keynote Speaker, Frits van Paasschen
4:15-5:00 p.m.

Thursday, September 27

Soundbites from Industry Experts
8:50 - 9:30 a.m.
Brief 10-15 minutes TED-style presentations on hot topics in the industry.

Turnaround Tools
9:45-10:30 a.m.

Opportunity Abounds: Staying Busy in a Bankruptcy-lite Economy
10:45-11:30 a.m.

TMA Hall of Fame Panel Discussion
12:30-1:30 p.m.
An intmate Q&A with The 2018 TMA Hall of Fame inductees.

Cannabis: New Industry, New Challenges
1:45-2:30 p.m.


Wednesday, September 25  
8:30am-12:30pm  Golf
1:00-7:30pm  Attendee Lounge Open
3:00- 4:00pm Opening Program 
4:30- 5:30pm Making Connections: First-Time Attendee Reception
5:30-7:30pm Opening Reception 
Thursday, September 26  
8:00am-6:00pm  Attendee Lounge 
8:00-9:00am Networking Breakfast 
9:15-9:45am Soundbites
10:00-11:00am Education Session Plenary 
11:15am-12:15pm  Education Session Breakout
12:15-1:45pm Networking Lunch 
2:00- 3:00pm  Education Session Breakout
5:00-6:00pm  *Chair's Reception 
7:00-9:00pm  Closing Reception at Rock & Roll Hall of Fame
9:00-10:30pm TMA After Dark
Friday, September 27  
8:00-10:30am Grab n' Go Breakfast and 1:1 Meetings

*Invite only | Agenda subject to change. View the full agenda



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