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Early Bird Registration Deadline: August 2
Advanced Registration Deadline: August 3September 24
Onsite Registration: September 25-27

Registration Fees
Registration fees include education sessions, meals and social functions. Events are not prorated. To attend any portion of the conference, you must register for the entire conference at the appropriate registration fee. The registration fee allows admission for one individual only. Registrations may not be shared. Each registered attendee will receive a name badge at the conference that must be worn for admittance into all events.
  Early Bird 
On/before August 2
Aug. 3 - Sept. 24
Sept. 25-27
TMA Member $1,195 $1,345 $1,495
Member Group 5+ $1,015 $1,145 $1,270
NextGen - Members age 40 and under $895 $1,020 $1,145
International - Members outside North America $995 $1,145 $1,295
Full-time Academic/Government Employee $600 $750 $900
Non-Member $1,795 $1,945 $2,095
Join and Save $1,445 $1,595 $1,745
Spouse/Guest Full Conference Events Only Receptions Only
Applicable to non-industry guests of the registered attendee $695 $495 $295


Registration Form
Download the registration form to register by fax or mail. 
Member Group Discount
Are 5 or more members of your firm or company planning to attend The Annual? Email to receive a special promotion code for an additional discount. 
Join and Save
The Join and Save rate covers the cost of TMA membership and conference registration, with a total savings of $400. Online registration is not available for Join and Save; Please fill out the downloadable form to register by e-mail, mail, or fax. Learn more.
Registration List Deadline/Distribution Policies
To ensure your inclusion on the registration list, your registration form and payment must be received at TMA Global's offices by 11:59 p.m. Central on September 10. Registered attendees will receive an advance copy of this list via email approximately one week prior to the conference. Following the conference, a final registration list will be emailed to all registered attendees. The final registration list will include the names of all conference attendees, including those individuals who registered after the registration list deadline.
Promotion Codes
If you have a promotion code, it must be presented when registering. Refunds will not be given for promotion codes received after registration is submitted.
Cancellation Policy
Notification of cancellation must be submitted via email. Cancellations will not be reviewed or processed until they are received in writing. Phone cancellations are not accepted.
Cancellations received on or before Wednesday, September 5 will be refunded as follows:
Full Conference Registration: Attendee will receive a refund for the total cost of the conference less a $250 processing fee. Cancellations received after Wednesday, September 5 will not be refunded.
Spouse/Guest Full Registration Cancellation Only: Attendee will receive a refund for the full registration and any events for which the spouse/guest may be registered less a $150 processing fee. Spouse/Guest Registrations are non-refundable after the cancellation deadline of Wednesday, September 5.
Golf & Networking Activities: Attendee will receive a full refund for the activity only if received by Wednesday, September 5. Requests received after Wednesday, September 5 will not be refunded.
Cancellations received after Wednesday, September 5 will not be refunded. This includes the entire conference registration and/or any portion of the registration. TMA does not issue credits for future conferences, but does welcome substitutions. Please note that if you register for the conference after the cancellation date has passed, you will not be eligible for any type of refund. These cancellation policies apply to all individuals, regardless of when the registration form is submitted. Refunds will be issued following the conference, no later than October 26, 2018. 
Substitution Policy
Substitutions are permitted. Substitutions must be submitted in writing (email is acceptable) for TMA consideration. Phone substitutions are not accepted. Please note that substitutions made after Wednesday, September 12 may not be reflected on the registration list. The substitute must be from the same firm as the original registrant and the substitution notice must contain accurate contact information for the new registrant; otherwise, TMA cannot guarantee an accurate listing on the registration list. Substitute registrants with different membership status and/or registration category will be invoiced the difference in registration fees.
Spouse/Guest Registration
Spouse/guest rates are only applicable to non-industry guests, accompanying a registered attendee. 
Recommended attire for education sessions and social functions is business casual. 


Wednesday, September 25  
8:30am-12:30pm  Golf at Canterbury Golf Club 
10:30am-12:30pm  TMA NOW and IWIRC "Brunch with the Judges"
1:00-7:30pm  Attendee Lounge Open
Hope Ballroom A-C
1:00-7:30 pm Registration Open
Lakeside Foyer
3:00-4:15pm Opening Program:
Mega Trends in the Economy 
Hope Ballroom D
4:30-5:30pm Making Connections: First-Time Attendee Reception
Center Street A
5:30-7:30pm Opening Reception
Hope Ballroom A-C and Foyer
9:30pm-11:30 p.m. NextGen Late Night
The Corner Alley

Thursday, September 26

6:00-6:15am 5K Run/Walk Registration 
Hilton Lobby
6:15-7:15am 5K Run/Walk
Downtown Cleveland 
8:00am-5:00pm  Attendee Lounge 
Hope Ballroom A-C
8:00-9:00am Networking Breakfast 
Hope Ballroom A-C
9:15-9:45am Program:
Finding Your Firm's Next Rockstar
Hope Ballroom D
10:00-11:00am Education Session Plenary:
Crisis Communications
Hope Ballroom D

Education Session Breakout 1:
Turnaround Strategy in Sexual Abuse-Related Restructuring Cases
Center Street A

Education Session Breakout 2:
Multilateral Negotiations
Center Street B


Networking Lunch 
Hope Ballroom D


Education Session Breakout 1:
ABCs vs. Bankruptcies vs. Article 9 vs. Receiverships
Center Street A

Education Session Breakout 2:
Music, Entertainment, and IP
Center Street B

3:15-4:15pm Closing Program:
International/Cross Border Restructuring
Hope Ballroom D
4:15pm-5:15pm Moscow Mule Bar sponsored by Ashby & Geddes
Hope Ballroom A-C
5:00-6:00pm  *Chair's Reception 
Eliot's Living Room
7:00-9:30pm  Closing Reception sponsored by Ritchie Bros.
Rock & Roll Hall of Fame
9:30-11:00pm TMA After Dark
Eliot's Living Room
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