Registration

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View the 2019 TMA Annual brochure.

Early Bird Registration Deadline: August 16
Advanced Registration Deadline: August 17 - September 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 16
Advance
Aug. 17 - Sept. 24
Onsite
Sept. 25-27
TMA Member $1,195 $1,345 $1,495
Join and Save (registration cost includes one year of TMA membership valued at $350) $1,445 $1,595 $1,745
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
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 conferences@turnaround.org 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 $350. 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. CDT 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 will be processed if received on or before Monday, September 9, 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 Monday, September 9 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 Monday, September 9.
 
Golf & Networking Activities: Attendee will receive a full refund for the activity only if received by Monday, September 9. Requests received after September 9 will not be refunded.
 
Cancellations received after Monday, September 9 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, 2019. 
 
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 Thursday, 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. 
 
Attire
Recommended attire for education sessions and social functions is business casual. 

ConferenceAgenda

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
11:15am-12:15pm 

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

12:15-1:45pm

Main Stage: This Is How We Do It – Luncheon Keynote: Dr. Dambisa Moyo***
Hope Ballroom DE
2:00-3:00pm 

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 

HotelReservations


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