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TABLE OF CONTENTS
       Agenda                                                          General Information
       Keynote Sessions                                                Attire
       General/Concurrent Sessions                                     Continuing Education Credit
       ACTP Sessions                                                   Exhibit Hall
       Advanced Education Session ―How a Slipper                       Ground Transportation
        Company Regained its Footing‖                                   Questions
       Registration Policies                                           Convention Sponsors
       Cancellation/Substitution Policies                              Destination Boston
       Hotel Information

AGENDA
Sunday, October 14
9:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m.           ACTP Accounting & Finance Course*
4:30 p.m. – 7:00 p.m.           ACTP Accounting & Finance Exam*
Monday, October 15
8:00 a.m. – 3:00 p.m.           ACTP Management Course*
3:30 p.m. – 7:00 p.m.           ACTP Management Exam*
Tuesday, October 16
9:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m.           ACTP Law Course*
3:30 p.m. – 5:30 p.m.           TMA Executive Committee Meeting
4:30 p.m. – 7:00 p.m.           ACTP Law Exam*
Wednesday, October 17
7:00 a.m. – 10:30 a.m.          ACTP Board of Directors Meeting
9:00 a.m. – 12:30 p.m.          ACTP Exam (all three sections concurrently)*
10:00 a.m. – 7:30 p.m.          Registration Desk Open
10:45 a.m. – 12:45 p.m.         TMA Board of Directors Meeting
11:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m.          Exhibitor Move-in
12:45 p.m. – 1:30 p.m.          TMA/ACTP Board Lunch
1:45 p.m. – 3:45 p.m.           Chapter Presidents Meeting
4:00 p.m. – 5:30 p.m.           ACTP Advanced Educational Session: “How a Slipper Company Regained its
                                Footing”* (Link in table of contents to “Advanced Education Session” for details)
6:00 p.m. – 7:30 p.m.           Opening Reception
                                Co-sponsored in part by Conway, Mackenzie & Dunleavy; Crystal Capital; Hunt Special
                                Situations Group, L.P.; and Sovereign Bank
Thursday, October 18
7:00 a.m. – 7:30 p.m.           Registration Desk Open
7:00 a.m. – 7:45 a.m.           Continental Breakfast
                                Co-sponsored by Fennemore Craig, P.C.; Huron Consulting Group; and Medical
                                Capital Corporation
8:00 a.m. – 9:30 a.m.           Convention Opening and Keynote Presentation by Best-Selling Author Jim Collins
9:30 a.m. – 1:00 p.m.           Exhibit Hall Open
9:30 a.m. – 10:30 a.m.          Coffee Break in the Exhibit Hall
                                Co-sponsored by Atlas Partners, LLC and Tiger Valuation Services, LLC
10:30 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.         General Session: “Leveraged Capital Markets: Will the Frothiness Continue?”
12:00 p.m. – 1:00 p.m.          Refreshments in the Exhibit Hall
                                Sponsored by Morris-Anderson & Associates, Ltd.
1:00 p.m. – 3:15 p.m.           Lunch, TMA Turnaround of the Year Awards Presentation Awards and Carl
                                Marks Student Paper Competition Prizes, Keynote Presentation by Former U.S.
                                Congressman Richard A. “Dick” Gephardt
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                                 Co-sponsored in part by BBK; Edwards Angell Palmer & Dodge LLP; Executive
                                 Sounding Board Associates Inc.; Getzler Henrich & Associates, LLC; and Proskauer
                                 Rose LLP
3:15 p.m. – 7:30 p.m.            Exhibit Hall Open
3:15 p.m. – 3:45 p.m.            Coffee Break in the Exhibit Hall
                                 Sponsored by DLA Piper US LLP
3:45 p.m. – 5:00 p.m.            Concurrent Session A
                                 A1: “How Junior Capital Players Will Effect the Next Wave of Restructurings”
                                 A2: “Recent Developments in Global Restructurings: Europe, Canada, China, India
                                 and Japan”
                                 A3: “Cutting Edge Capital Structures”
                                 A4: “What Companies Can Learn From Private Equity Firms”
5:15 p.m. – 6:15 p.m.            Diversity Reception
                                 Sponsored by JPMorgan Chase & Co.
6:30 p.m. – 7:30 p.m.            Exhibitor Reception and Grand Prize Drawing

Friday, October 19
7:00 a.m. – 7:45 p.m.            Registration Desk Open
7:30 a.m. – 10:30 a.m.           Exhibit Hall Open
7:30 a.m. – 8:15 a.m.            Continental Breakfast in the Exhibit Hall
                                 Sponsored by Winston & Strawn LLP
8:30 a.m. – 9:45 a.m.            General Session: “Corporate Responsibility: Sacred Cow or Hollow Promise”
10:00 a.m. – 10:30 a.m.          Coffee Break in the Exhibit Hall
                                 Co-sponsored by Buccino & Associates, Inc. and National City Capital Markets
10:45 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.          Concurrent Session B
                                 B1: “Consolidation of the Turnaround Industry: Restructuring of the Restructuring
                                 Industry”
                                 B2: “Distressed Investing by Private Equity and Hedge Funds: Trends and Hot
                                 Issues”
                                 B3: “Alternative Energy Investments: Risks and Opportunities”
                                 B4: “How to Prepare Your Portfolio Company for Bumps in the Road”
12:15 p.m. – 3:00 p.m.           Lunch, Presentation of TMA Transaction of the Year, “Economists Roundtable:
                                 Solid Footing or Fundamental Shift?”
3:15 p.m. – 4:45 p.m.            Concurrent Session C
                                 C1: “Alternative Monetization Strategies for Distressed Assets”
                                 C2: “Unique Fund Structures and the Impact on Market Liquidity”
                                 C3: “Diversity as a Competitive Advantage”
6:00 p.m. – 7:00 p.m.            Gala Cocktail Reception
                                 Cocktail reception and dinner co-sponsored in part by Accord Financial, Inc.; CIT;
                                 Patton Boggs LLP; and Mesirow Financial Consulting, LLC
7:15 p.m. - 9:30 p.m.            Dinner, Butler-Cooley Excellence in Teaching Awards Presentation, Keynote
                                 Presentation by David Feherty
                                 Cocktail reception and dinner co-sponsored in part by Accord Financial, Inc.; CIT;
                                 Patton Boggs LLP; and Mesirow Financial Consulting, LLC

* Additional fee required (see following pages and registration form for details)
Please note that private company events may not conflict with any scheduled activity of the TMA 2007 Annual Convention.


KEYNOTE SESSIONS
Jim Collins
Best-Selling Author
Thursday, October 18, 8:00 a.m. – 9:30 a.m.
(time reflects entire convention opening session)
Jim Collins is a student and teacher of enduring great companies -- how they grow, how they attain superior performance,
and how good companies can become great companies. Having invested over a decade of research into the topic, Collins
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has authored or co-authored four books, including the classic BUILT TO LAST, a Business Week best seller for more than
six years. Collins’s book, GOOD TO GREAT: Why Some Companies Make the Leap … And Others Don’t, attained long-
running positions on the New York Times, Wall Street Journal and Business Week best-seller lists. Driven by a relentless
curiosity, Collins began his research and teaching career on the faculty at Stanford Graduate School of Business, where he
received the Distinguished Teaching Award in 1992. In 1995, he founded a management laboratory in Boulder, Colorado,
where he now conducts research and teaches executives from the corporate and social sectors. He has served as a teacher
to senior executives and CEOs at over one hundred corporations. Collins invests a significant portion of his energy in
large-scale research projects -- often five or more years in duration -- to develop fundamental insights and then translate
those findings into books, articles and lectures.

Richard A. “Dick” Gephardt
Former U.S. Congressman
Advisor to FTI Consulting through Gephardt Group, LLC
Thursday, October 18, 1:00 p.m. – 3:15 p.m.
(time reflects entire lunch program)
Richard A. Gephardt was first elected to represent Missouri’s Third District in 1976. As a House freshman, he was given
the rare opportunity of serving both on the Ways and Means and Budget Committees. In 1987, Gephardt became the first
democratic candidate to enter the 1988 presidential race, where he won the Iowa Democratic Caucus and helped frame the
economic issues that dominated the election. In 1989, he was elected by his colleagues in the House to serve as their
Majority Leader, and in 1994, was elected to serve as the House Democratic Leader, the top Democratic leadership
position in the House. Working in Congress, Gephardt sought to promote economic and personal security by
strengthening bedrock commitments to the American people, especially Medicare and Social Security. He always sought
to enact policies that unlock people’s potential and liberate the entrepreneurial spirit. Joining with Senator John McCain,
Gephardt repeatedly reached across the aisle to pass campaign finance reform, end corporate welfare and restore tax code
fairness for all. Gephardt is currently a consultant for FTI Consulting, Inc., where he provides advice to clients on a range
of business, governmental, labor, international, advocacy and commercial issues through an exclusive agreement with his
firm, Gephardt Group, LLC. In addition, he serves on the advisory board of Financial Dynamics, FTI’s strategic and
financial communications services subsidiary. Gephardt is also a consultant to Goldman Sachs and Senior Counsel at
DLA Piper Law Firm.

“Economists Roundtable: Solid Footing or Fundamental Shift?”
Friday, October 19, 12:15 p.m. – 3:00 p.m.
(time reflects entire lunch program)
Is the economy on solid footing or is there a fundamental shift underway? Capital is abundant; natural resources are
scarce. Bankruptcies and corporate debt defaults are at historic lows while private equity investments are at historic highs.
Emerging markets promise to outgrow the United States, and their populations are exploding while the rest of the world is
aging. Who will win? Who will lose? Join a broad-based discussion of the most significant trends of the economy and
hear what three prominent economists think about inflation, spending, credit, demographics, opportunities and risks.

Moderator
Kevin O’Connor, Host, This Old House and Ask This Old House
Kevin O’Connor is the Emmy-award nominated host of the award-winning series This Old House, Ask This Old House
and Inside This Old House. In addition to his television career, O’Connor is currently a senior vice president in the New
England Home Builder Division, part of Bank of America’s Commercial Real Estate Group. He is responsible for new
client development and the structuring and origination of loans to professional homebuilders and developers throughout
New England. O’Connor began his banking career with BankBoston and subsequently FleetBoston, where he was a vice
president in the Sports Finance Group.

Panel
Edward I. Altman, Ph.D., Professor of Finance, New York University Stern School of Business
Edward I. Altman, Ph.D., is the Max L. Heine Professor of Finance at New York University Stern School of Business. He
is also the director of research in credit and debt markets at the NYU Salomon Center for the Study of Financial
Institutions. Altman previously chaired the Stern School’s MBA program for 12 years. Altman’s areas of expertise
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include corporate bankruptcy, high yield bonds, distressed debt and credit risk analysis. In 2005, Altman was named one
of the ―100 Most Influential People in Finance‖ by the Treasury & Risk Management magazine.

Jeffrey C. Fuhrer, Director of Research, Federal Reserve Bank of Boston
Jeffrey C. Fuhrer is an executive vice president and director of research at the Federal Reserve Bank of Boston. Fuhrer
previously was vice president and economist at the Bank and head of the Open Economy Macro/International Section.
From 1985 to 1992, Fuhrer was a senior economist at the Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System in
Washington, D.C. His recent research has focused on the development of macroeconometric models of inflation, long-
term interest rates, monetary policy, consumer spending and the Phillips curve. He has recently published studies on the
importance of habit formation in consumer spending decisions and the persistence of inflation, among others.

Warren Jestin, Sr. Vice President and Chief Economist, Scotiabank Group
Dr. Warren Jestin is a senior vice president and chief economist of Scotiabank, where he has worked for the past 27 years.
Before joining Scotiabank, Jestin spent a number of years working in research at the Bank of Canada and teaching
economics for several Canadian universities. He is currently on the board of The University of Guelph Heritage Fund and
the Board of Advisors of the Sobey School of Business at Saint Mary’s University in Halifax. Jestin is a member of the
C.D. Howe Institute’s Monetary Policy Council and has been involved with economic policy committees of the Canadian
and Ontario Chambers of Commerce and the Toronto Board of Trade.

David Feherty
Golf Commentator
Friday, October 19, 7:15 p.m. – 9:30 p.m.
(time reflects entire dinner program)
David Feherty grew up with aspirations to become an opera singer, until he discovered he had the knack for hitting a golf
ball. Feherty enjoyed a successful professional career, with 10 victories worldwide. He was a regular on the European
Tour and captained the winning Irish team in the 1990 Alfred Dunhill Cup. Feherty played on the European Ryder Cup
Team in 1991, an experience that rejuvenated his fervor for golf. In 1997, Feherty retired from professional golf when
offered a position as a golf commentator for CBS Sports. His knowledge of the game and Tour experience give him
instant credibility, and his quick wit and colorful personality add a new dimension to golf telecasts. According to a
February 2007 Golf Digest survey, golf fans chose Feherty as their favorite golf announcer. His success extends beyond
broadcasting. He is an accomplished author, writing an extremely popular monthly column for GOLF Magazine and a bi-
weekly piece for their website, Golfonline.com. His books have become bestsellers, including A Nasty Bit of Rough;
Somewhere in Ireland, A Village is Missing an Idiot; David Feherty’s Totally Subjective History of the Ryder Cup and An
Idiot for All Seasons.


GENERAL SESSIONS
Thursday, October 18, 2007, 10:30 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.
“Leveraged Capital Markets: Will the Frothiness Continue?”
Moderator: Andrew B. Miller, Houlihan Lokey Howard & Zukin
Panel: Dhruv Narain, Goldman Sachs & Co.; Kenneth Sands, Fortress Investment Group, LLC; Daniel E. Wolf, Ableco
Finance, LLC

Easy cash! The capital markets remain hotter than ever and borrowers continue to max-out their leverage and lower their
costs of capital. Aggressive lenders, hedge funds and CLOs still have bundles of cash and are looking for creative ways to
lend it. Over the past few years, this capital competition has resulted in new structures, higher debt levels, reduced
covenants and lower capital costs. This panel of premier dealmakers will discuss the latest structures and techniques to
obtain the optimal capital structure.

Friday, October 19, 2007, 8:30 a.m. – 9:45 p.m.
“Corporate Responsibility: Sacred Cow or Hollow Promise”
Moderator: Scott Harshbarger, Proskauer Rose LLP
Panel: Stewart Cohen, Hilco Consumer Capital; David Levin, Casual Male; James C. Tyree, Mesirow Financial
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Former Massachusetts Attorney General Scott Harshbarger leads this panel of high profile executives with real world
experience to discuss the role of corporate responsibility in today's businesses. Panelists will discuss what "corporate
responsibility" today is, whether it does or should factor into corporate executives’ thinking and governance, particularly
in a distressed situation, and how new players, such as the explosion of private equity funds and junior capital investors,
will help or hinder the furtherance of the goals of corporate responsibility.
CONCURRENT SESSIONS
CONCURRENT SESSION A
Thurdsay, October 18, 2007, 3:45 p.m. – 5:00 p.m.

A1: “How Junior Capital Players Will Effect the Next Wave of Restructurings”
Moderator: Peter J. Antoszyk, Proskauer Rose LLP
Panel: Howard Brod Brownstein, CTP, NachmanHaysBrownstein, Inc.; Paul Halpern, Chrysalis Capital Partners LP;
Theodore L. Koenig, Monroe Capital LLC; Karen E. Simeone, Stairway Capital Advisors LLC
Junior capital debt has exploded to over $24 billion as of the end of 2006. New players with complex fund structures are
entering the market at record pace, and they are employing creative deal structures which strips of the capital structure are
sliced and diced ever more finely. This panel, consisting of distressed equity players, junior capital investors and
experienced advisors, will discuss how the new and ever more complex structures effect the next wave of insolvencies.
Learn the key leverage points and how you can prepare to take advantage of the distressed opportunities.

A2: “Recent Developments in Global Restructurings: Europe, Canada, China, India and Japan”
Moderator: Richard Gitlin, Gitlin & Company, LLC
Panel: N. Lynn Hiestand, Skadden, Arps, Slate, Meagher & Flom (UK) LLP; Tracy C. Sandler, Osler, Hoskin & Harcourt
LLP; Mahesh Uttamchandani, The World Bank
Over the past few years, the corporate restructuring landscape has changed. It has become truly global and the list of
players has expanded to include private equity and hedge funds, CRO's and others. These developments have led to
increasingly complex restructuring transactions involving multiple jurisdictions and complicated capital structures.
Further, there have also been significant reforms to key legal regimes governing restructuring and insolvency issues. This
panel explores what effects these recent developments in the corporate restructuring landscape have had and will continue
to have -- with particular focus on Europe, India, China, Canada and Japan -- and considers what the future holds for
professionals and advisors.

A3: “Cutting Edge Capital Structures”
Moderator: Patrick Dalton, Apollo Investment Corporation
Panel: Kipp deVeer, Ares Management LLC; Leon Komkov, Longroad Asset Management, LLC; Charles F. Riceman,
Golub Capital; Thomas Steiglehner, Silver Point Capital
Unitranches, second lien, silent seconds, silent firsts, synthetic mezzanine and a host of ever-changing structures are the
norm in today's capital structures. Learn about the hottest new capital structures from this panel of leading industry funds
that are helping to shape the market. This panel is a must-see for anyone in the turnaround industry.

A4: “What Companies Can Learn From Private Equity Firms”
Moderator: Gilbert A. Herrera, Herrera Partners LP
Confirmed panelists: Andreas Beroutsos, McKinsey & Company
This panel will discuss the governance advantage that private equity firms use to their advantage. Research shows that
three quarters of private equity firms perform no better than the stock market over time. However, the top quartile
performing private equity firms outperform major stock market indices by a considerable margin. Top quartile
performance does not, as many assume, result from financial engineering. Additionally, little of the success is derived
because firms paid less than prevailing market prices for similar assets. Markets are reasonably efficient, and most assets
are sold through a formal auction process. Nor does it appear that top quartile private equity firms obtain the bulk of their
returns simply from a rising market. The real, and often overlooked, source of success is the governance model utilized by
top quartile firms. This is an advantage that public companies find hard to emulate. This panel will discuss the
―governance arbitrage‖ advantage top quartile private equity firms employ to drive superior returns.
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CONCURRENT SESSION B
Friday, October 19, 2007, 10:45 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.

B1: “Consolidation of the Turnaround Industry: Restructuring of the Restructuring Industry”
Moderator: Thomas J. Allison, CTP, Mesirow Financial Consulting
Panel: Mark R. Byers, Grant Thornton; Robert N. Dangremond, CTP, AlixPartners LLC; Robert D. Katz, CTP, Executive
Sounding Board Associates Inc.; James M. Lukenda, Huron Consulting Group LLC
There have been substantial shifts in the turnaround industry over the past five years. The Big 5 became the Final Four
and some divested their Corporate Advisory Groups in the United States. There have been several acquisitions in the
marketplace and an evolution of the industry. This panel will give you an overview of some of the actions that have been
taken, including going public, being acquired and successful integration, international expansion and monetizing through
private equity.

B2: “Distressed Investing by Private Equity and Hedge Funds: Trends and Hot Issues”
Moderator: Mark J. Schwartz, Gordon Brothers Group
Panel: Dean S. Adler, Lubert-Adler Partners, LP; Kevin P. Genda, Cerberus Capital Management LP/Ableco Finance
LLC; Curtis Glovier, Fortress Investment Group; Rodger R. Krouse, Sun Capital Partners, Inc.; Jason New, GSO Capital
Partners
Acquisitions of public and private companies have reached record levels. Accelerated due diligence periods and increased
costs are required to complete most transactions. Market activity has been fueled by the availability of attractive financing
and strong public company multiples. Transaction multiples have increased steadily for small, mid-cap and large
transactions and now average over 10 times EBITDA. At the same time, increased leverage and operating pressures have
stressed capital structures and increased investment risks, resulting in numerous defaults and opportunities to acquire
distressed assets. This panel of leading private equity and hedge fund partners will explore how to identify and develop
unique structures for acquiring and restructuring distressed companies and how to capitalize on real estate and other
undervalued assets. Topics explored by the panel will include the emergence of joint ventures and strategic alliances
employed in the acquisition process and how long current trends will continue.

B3: “Alternative Energy Investments: Risks and Opportunities”
Moderator: Alexander Black, Kroll Zolfo Cooper
Panel: David R. Hang, D.E. Shaw & Co.; Dean C. Maschoff, CRA International; Stephen J. Schaefer, Riverstone
Holdings LLC
The energy industry continues to go through radical change, as "going green" remains the clarion call. With radical
change comes opportunity. This panel of industry experts includes investors and advisors who know the energy market
and where these opportunities (and trouble spots) may be for investors.

B4: “How to Prepare Your Portfolio Company for Bumps in the Road”
Moderator: Robert J. Duffy, FTI Consulting, Inc.
Panel: Michael Bevacqua, Sankaty Advisors, LLC; Joel Kier, The Kier Group; David Moszer, GSO Capital Partners
Private equity and hedge fund acquisition activity has climbed to unprecedented levels in recent years. It is inevitable that
the junior providers of capital supporting these deals will soon be facing increased incidents of trouble in their portfolios
as the economy eventually softens. Properly preparing for trouble with a portfolio company can mean the difference
between recovery at par and total liquidation. This panel of private equity investors, mezzanine and junior lenders and
turnaround professionals will provide different perspectives on potential issues facing capital providers who may
potentially face difficult situations in their portfolios. Discussion topics include:
      What are the key indicators of impending problems?
      What are the available options for addressing the company’s issues and what are the ramifications for the private
         equity investor and lender?
      What are the available options for the private equity investor and lender and what are the ramifications for the
         company?
      How do the inter-creditor agreements impact available options?
      At what point should outside experts and counsel be retained?
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CONCURRENT SESSION C
Friday, October 19, 2007, 3:15 p.m. – 4:45 p.m.

C1: “Alternative Monetization Strategies for Distressed Assets”
Moderator: David Peress, Crystal Capital
Panel: Benjamin L. Nortman, The Hilco Organization; Lisa M. Poulin, CTP, Corporate Revitalization Partners LLC;
Jonathan Reich, Greystone Private Equity; Natalie B. Wilensky, CIT Commercial Finance
The strategies employed to monetize distressed assets are increasingly more sophisticated and creative. This panel will
discuss the emerging trends in the disposition industry and the impact of those trends on the methods used by capital
market participants to make investment decisions and develop exit strategies. The panelists will look at different asset
classes, including real estate, intellectual property, inventory and equipment and comment on current developments and
recent transactions involving the liquidation of such assets. The insights that will be provided by this panel will benefit
buyers, sellers, lenders and the professionals who advise them.

C2: “Unique Fund Structures and the Impact on Market Liquidity”
Moderator: Ken Wormser, Natixis Capital Markets
Panel: John Frishkopf, New Star Financial; David Tesher, Standard & Poor’s; Michael Zarrilli, Stanwich Capital LLC
The panel will discuss the use of leverage by investors in non-investment grade companies, including senior secured bank
loans, second lien debt and mezzanine debt financing. Purchasers of debt of non-investment grade companies are made by
banks, finance companies, credit hedge funds and asset managers (CDO managers). The panel will discuss how each type
of investor raises its capital and the way the capital acts in different market conditions.

C3: “Diversity as a Competitive Advantage”
Moderator: Faye B. Feinstein, Quarles & Brady LLP
Panel: Effenus Henderson, Weyerhaeuser Company; Holly Kaczmarczyk, Wachovia Capital Finance; Paul T. Parker,
Deloitte & Touche US LLP; Tom Wilson, Merrill Lynch
Diversity initiatives have become commonplace in mid to large sized organizations, not just because it is considered
―politically correct‖ but because these organizations believe it is a better way to do business. In many organizations there
has been a "call to action" that has led to commitments such as that made by the chief legal officers of approximately 500
major corporations who have pledged to make diversity a significant priority in their legal departments. These
commitments to a diverse workforce have created a domino effect, becoming a requirement of conducting business with
those entities that have made diversity a priority. Failure to endorse such efforts may result in significant lost opportunities
and reduced profits. But beyond that, nationalization and globalization force companies to understand the diverse nature
of their workforce and focus on internal and external differences in order to enhance productivity. Panelists will address
their company's internal diversity programs, including recruiting and retention efforts, education and training; how
diversity initiatives can increase profits; and how failing to understand and address the diverse nature of a company's
workforce or that of its customers and vendors can significantly detract from the bottom line.


ACTP SESSIONS
The Association of Certified Turnaround Professionals (ACTP) is pleased to offer the following educational programs in
conjunction with TMA’s 2007 Annual Convention.
Notes on program venues:
    All Body of Knowledge (BOK) courses and exams listed below will be held at the Boston Marriott Copley Place.
       The meeting room names will be provided in your confirmation notice.
    The Advanced Educational Session will be held during the TMA Annual Convention at the Boston Marriott
       Copley Place. The meeting room name will be provided in your on-site convention materials.
Annual convention registration is not required to register for the BOK courses or to sit for the exams. Annual convention
registration is required to participate in the ACTP Advanced Educational Session and any other convention activities.
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Body of Knowledge Courses
$400/course
    Sunday, October 14, 9:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m. -- Accounting & Finance
    Monday, October 15, 8:00 a.m. – 3:00 p.m. -- Management
    Tuesday, October 16, 9:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m. -- Law
Taught by a business school professor and a U.S. Bankruptcy Judge, these courses are open to all corporate renewal
professionals seeking a comprehensive understanding or refresher on turnaround management. Additionally, these courses
are perfect for individuals interested in attaining the Certified Turnaround Professional (CTP) designation. As detailed
below, the certification exam will be offered after each course, and all three exams will be offered concurrently on
Wednesday, October 17.

CTP Certification Exam
$250/exam section
       Sunday, October 14, 4:30 p.m. – 7:00 p.m. -- Accounting & Finance
       Monday, October 15, 3:30 p.m. – 7:00 p.m. -- Management
       Tuesday, October 16, 4:30 p.m. – 7:00 p.m. -- Law
       Wednesday, October 17, 9:00 a.m. – 12:30 p.m. -- Management, Law, Accounting & Finance Offered
        Concurrently
ACTP has defined a comprehensive body of knowledge in the areas of accounting & finance, management and law upon
which the certification exam in based. The times listed above indicate the maximum time allowed for each exam section.
Please note that the CTP exam may only be taken by those individuals whose applications have already been accepted and
approved by the ACTP Standards Committee and whose application fees have been received. An exam application may
be printed from the ACTP website, www.actp.org. Please use the convention registration form to sign up for the exam(s),
or do so at www.actp.org. Please note that the exam application fee may not be paid using the convention registration
form. The application fee must be accompanied by a completed application.

For more details about the courses and/or exams, please contact Nicole Gibby, Manager of ACTP Relations, at 1-312-
242-6034 or ngibby@turnaround.org or visit www.actp.org.

ACTP Advanced Educational Session
Wednesday, October 17, 4:00 p.m. – 5:30 p.m.
$95/person
“How a Slipper Company Regained its Footing”
Charles A. Kennedy
Visiting Lecturer, University of Pittsburgh Katz Graduate School of Business

Join your colleagues as you identify the issues that have brought R.G. Barry, the manufacturer and marketer of
Dearfoam® slippers, to the point of financial crisis. Globalization of manufacturing and customer consolidation led to the
company’s implementation of a three-year strategic plan to expand manufacturing in Mexico and broaden its product mix
and customer base. Over the time frame covered by this strategic plan, the company lost $33 million and the company’s
share price fell from a high of $24.625 in 1994 to $2.08 by early 2004. The company was in default on its amended bank
loan after year-end 2003 and the lender demanded that it be replaced. Your work groups will examine the corporate
structure, sales processes, operations, distribution system and financial situation as you develop a comprehensive strategy
that will reverse the trend of significant losses at the company and develop a business model that will lead to success
going forward.

Charles A. Kennedy has participated in many corporate finance and investment banking areas, including private equity
financings, technology public equity offerings, mergers & acquisitions, venture capital investing and asset securitizations
while working for Dain Rauscher Wessels (DRW), Credit Suisse First Boston, PNC Bank and Westinghouse Credit.
Currently, Kennedy teaches several courses covering corporate finance and financial services topics at the University of
Pittsburgh’s Katz Graduate School of Business, where he received the MBA Class of 2007’s ―Teacher of the Year‖
award. In addition to his teaching responsibilities, Kennedy provides financial and strategic advisory services to private
equity-financed, high-growth and turnaround companies.
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You must be a registered attendee of the 2007 Annual Convention to attend this session. The CTP designation is not
required to attend this session. For more information, contact Laura Ivaldi, TMA Director of Continuing Education
Services, at 1-312-242-6030 or livaldi@turnaround.org

General Information for ACTP Sessions Only
The information below applies only to ACTP sessions. Similar information regarding the TMA convention may be found
further in this document. See the table of contents for a quick link.

Registration Policies
Body of Knowledge (BOK) Courses/Exams
Registration forms must be mailed or faxed. Phone registration is not accepted. Your registration is not considered
complete until payment is received and processed. Written confirmation of your registration and appropriate course
materials will be sent by UPS Ground Service within three business days of receipt of your registration. The confirmation
notice will contain complete details about the course/exam venue(s), lodging and other relevant details. The course
materials are an integral part of the course experience and/or exam preparation. To ensure that you are adequately
prepared for the course(s) and/or exam(s), ACTP encourages you to send a registration form in a timeframe that ensures
adequate time to receive and review the materials. If you would like to receive the course materials in a timelier manner
than UPS Ground Service will allow, please apply the appropriate surcharge to your total amount due as indicated in the
payment section below. If you do not receive your confirmation notice and materials within ten business days of
registering, please contact Nicole Gibby at ngibby@turnaround.org or 1-312-242-6034.

The exam application and application fee are required to be on file with ACTP before you may sit for an exam. For further
details, please contact Nicole Gibby at ngibby@turnaround.org or visit www.actp.org, from where you may print an
application form.

Advanced Educational Session
You must be a registered attendee of the 2007 Annual Convention to attend this session. Please use the convention
registration form to sign up. The CTP designation is not required to attend this session; the session is open to all corporate
renewal professionals.

Cancellation/Substitution Policies
Body of Knowledge (BOK) Courses
Notification of cancellation must be received in writing (email is acceptable). Cancellations will not be reviewed or
processed until they are received in writing. Phone cancellation is not accepted. If your written notification of
cancellation is received up to ten business days prior to the start of the BOK course, you will be issued a full credit to be
used for registration for any BOK course in the next 12-month period. Cancellations received within ten business days of
the start of the course will be issued a credit, less a $75 processing fee, to be used for registration for any BOK course in
the next 12-month period. No refunds will be given.

Substitutions for BOK courses are permitted at any time. Notification of substitution must be submitted in writing (email
is acceptable). Substitutions will not be reviewed or processed until they are received in writing. Phone substitution is
not accepted. The substitute must be from the same firm as the original registrant, and the substitution notice should
include accurate contact information for the substitute registrant.

Exams
Notification of cancellation must be received in writing (email is acceptable). Cancellations will not be reviewed or
processed until they are received in writing. Phone cancellation is not accepted. For each cancelled exam section, you
will be issued a full credit to be used for the same exam section in the next 12-month period. Substitutions are not
permitted for the exam.

If your cancellation notice includes cancellation of the TMA Annual Convention, please note that TMA’s cancellations
policies detailed further in this brochure will apply to the convention portion of your registration. ACTP’s policies
outlined above will apply to the courses and exams. See the table of contents for a quick link to TMA’s policies.
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Advanced Educational Session
Notification of cancellation must be submitted in writing (email is acceptable). Cancellation of this session only that is
received before Wednesday, October 3, 2007, will be refunded less a $25 cancellation fee. Cancellation of the entire
annual convention, including the ACTP Advanced Educational Session, received before Wednesday, October 3, 2007,
will be refunded for the total amount paid less a $250 processing fee. Cancellations received after Wednesday, October 3,
2007, will not be refunded.
Substitutions are permitted at any time and must be submitted in writing (email is acceptable). Substitutions will not be
reviewed or processed until they are received in writing. Phone substitutions are not accepted. The substitute must be
from the same firm as the original registrant and must be a registered attendee of the 2007 Annual Convention.
Payment
Checks should be made payable to TMA. TMA accepts Visa, Mastercard and American Express. If you would like
overnight delivery of your course materials, please apply the appropriate surcharge listed below when you register:
       Within the United States                              Outside the United States
       $35 for one binder                                    $70 for one binder
       $45 for two binders                                   $90 for two binders
       $55 for three binders                                 $110 for three binders

Continuing Education Credit
This information applies to ACTP sessions only. For details about continuing education credit for sessions that are part of
the TMA convention program, please see that section of this brochure (get a quick link at the table of contents). ACTP
sessions provide a comprehensive overview of topics relevant to the practice of corporate renewal. There is no
prerequisite or advance study necessary to attend ACTP sessions or to qualify for continuing education credit.
Body of Knowledge Courses
    CPE—maximum 6.5 hours of CPE for accountants*
    CTPs—maximum 6.5 hours toward the CTP designation
    CLE —upon request, ACTP can apply to individual states for the law section only
Advanced Educational Session
    CPE—maximum 1.5 hours of CPE for accountants*
    CTPs—maximum 1.5 hours toward the CTP designation
    CLE —this session is not eligible for CLE for attorneys
*The Association of Certified Turnaround Professionals is registered with the National Association of State Boards of Accountancy (NASBA) as a
sponsor of continuing professional education on the National Registry of CPE Sponsors. State boards of accountancy have final authority on the
acceptance of individual courses for CPE credit. Complaints regarding registered sponsors may be addressed to the National Registry of CPE
Sponsors, 150 Fourth Avenue North, Ste. 700, Nashville, TN, 37219-2417. Web site: www.nasba.org For more information regarding
administrative policies such as complaint and refund, please contact ACTP at 1-312-578-6900.


CONVENTION REGISTRATION POLICIES
Registration Fees
Unless otherwise indicated, registration fees include educational sessions, meals and social functions. Convention events
are not pro-rated. To attend any portion of the convention, you must register for the entire convention at the
appropriate fee. The registration fee allows admission for one individual only. Registrations may not be shared. All
registered attendees will receive a name badge at the convention that must be worn for admittance into all sessions, meals,
social events and the exhibit hall.

Registration Categories
Please register by completing the convention registration form or TMA’s online registration system. Registration fees are
listed in the chart below, and definitions of these registration categories follow below the chart.
                             Category                                     On or before August 31             After August 31
          Member                                                                  $1145                           $1345
          Nonmember                                                               $1345                           $1545
          Judge/Full-time Academic/Government Employee                             $750                            $950
          Spouse/Guest Full Registration                                           $520                            $520
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         Spouse/Guest Event Pass                                            $275                       $275
       The member registration fee is for current, active TMA members. Please note that TMA membership is on an
        individual basis. Unless otherwise appropriate as defined below, all other attendees will be charged the
        nonmember fee. If it comes to be that an individual registers at the member rate, and TMA has no membership
        record, the individual will be charged the nonmember rate unless s/he can produce proof of membership.
       For the judge/full-time academic/government employee registration fee, a full-time academic is defined as a
        student enrolled in at least 12 credit hours per term at an accredited university or an instructor employed on a full-
        time basis by an accredited university. Please submit appropriate documentation with your registration form.
       The Spouse/Guest Full Registration fee is for family members, friends and/or non-industry related individuals.
        TMA members are not eligible for this registration option. Individuals who practice in the corporate renewal
        industry and who are not TMA members are also not eligible for this registration option. Spouse/guest full
        registration includes entrance to all meals, social functions, keynote presentations and the exhibit hall.
        Spouses/guests will receive a name badge at the convention that must be worn for admittance into these events.
        Except for the event pass detailed below, meals and social functions are not available on a pro-rated basis for
        spouses/guests. To attend any of the sessions included in this fee, you must register your spouse/guest at the full
        spouse/guest rate.
       The Spouse/Guest Event Pass is for family members, friends and/or non-industry related individuals. TMA
        members are not eligible for this pass. Individuals who practice in the corporate renewal industry and who are
        not TMA members are also not eligible for this pass. The pass allows entry into the following events only:
        Opening Reception (Wednesday, October 17); Exhibitor Reception (Thursday, October 18); Gala Cocktail
        Reception (Friday, October 19); and Dinner/David Feherty Keynote Presentation/Teachers Awards
        Presentation (Friday, October 19). Access to other keynote presentations, awards presentations, social/meal
        events or the exhibit hall requires full spouse/guest registration as detailed above.
       On-site registration for members, nonmembers, and judges/full-time academics/government employees will be
        subject to an additional $100 surcharge (added to the post-August 31 fees). This fee does not apply to the ACTP
        sessions, Spouse/Guest Full Registration, or Spouse/Guest Event Pass.

Submitting Your Registration
Registration forms must be mailed or faxed to TMA, or you may register online. Phone registration is not accepted.
Registrations are not considered complete until payment is received. Individuals who register for the early registration
rate but fail to provide payment before the Friday, August 31, 2007, deadline will be charged the regular
registration fee (note: the registration form and payment must be received, not postmarked, by August 31. Postmarks
will not be considered.).
Registered attendees will receive written confirmation of their registration, containing important convention details, by
email (for those individuals who register online, this is an additional notice to that which you automatically receive after
your registration is processed). Please carefully review this confirmation notice for accuracy and please print a copy for
your records. Changes must be submitted in writing by fax to 1-312-578-8336 or email to Catherine Cram at
ccram@turnaround.org. Because of the time required to process registration, TMA cannot guarantee that you will receive
this written confirmation notice prior to the start of the convention if your registration form is received after Friday,
October 5, 2007. A written confirmation is not required for admittance into the convention.

Pre-registration Deadline
Only on-site registration forms will be accepted after Wednesday, October 10, 2007. TMA will not accept any registration
forms or substitution notices in advance of the convention after Wednesday, October 10, 2007. On-site registration opens
at the Boston Marriott Copley Place on Wednesday, October 17, 2007, at 10:00 a.m. Please note that there is a $100 on-
site registration surcharge for certain registration categories (there is no surcharge for on-site substitution). Please consider
submitting your registration prior to Wednesday, October 10.

Registration List
To ensure your inclusion in the registration list distributed on-site, your registration form, with payment, must be
received at TMA’s international headquarters office by 5:00 p.m. Central on Friday, October 5, 2007. TMA cannot
guarantee that individuals who submit registration forms after this date will be included in the registration list.
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CANCELLATION AND SUBSTITUTION POLICIES
The policies below apply to all TMA convention activities. Cancellation policies for the ACTP sessions are detailed in the
ACTP Sessions section.

Cancellation Policy
Notification of cancellation must be submitted in writing (email is acceptable). Cancellations will not be reviewed or
processed until they are received in writing. Phone cancellations are not accepted.
Cancellations received on or before Wednesday, October 3, 2007, will be refunded as follows:
 Entire Convention Cancellation: Attendee will receive a refund for the total cost of convention less a $250
   processing fee. If the cancellation also includes cancellation of a Spouse/Guest registration (any of the spouse/guest
   registration options), the refund will be for the total of all registrations less the $250 processing fee.
 Spouse/Guest Full Registration Cancellation Only: Attendee will receive a refund for the cost of spouse/guest full
   registration less a $150 processing fee.
 Spouse/Guest Event Pass Cancellation Only: Attendee will receive a refund less a $50 processing fee.
Refunds will be issued following the convention, no later than November 16, 2007.
Cancellations received after Wednesday, October 3, 2007, will not be refunded. This includes the entire convention
registration and/or any portion of the registration. TMA does not issue credits for future conferences.
Please note that if you register for the convention after these cancellation dates have 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.
Note regarding TMA Membership Renewal: Unless otherwise indicated in your cancellation notice, TMA will not cancel
the membership renewal portion of any registration. If you would like to cancel the membership renewal portion of your
registration, please indicate that within your cancellation notice. Cancelled membership renewals will be refunded in full
at any time.

Substitution Policy
Substitutions are permitted at any time. Substitutions must be submitted in writing (email is acceptable). Substitutions
will not be reviewed or processed until they are received in writing. Phone substitutions are not accepted. 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 in the registration list.
Substitutions must be of the same membership status/category (e.g., member, nonmember, academic); otherwise, the
substitute will be invoiced for the difference in registration fees. Please note that substitutions made after October 5, 2007,
may not be reflected on the registration list, per the policy detailed in the Convention Registration Policies section.
     Entire Convention Substitution: Substitution of an entire convention registration includes all registered options
         (e.g., either spouse/guest registration option, ACTP events). If the substitute does not wish to utilize one or more
         of these options, refunds will be issued in accordance with the policies detailed (1) above for full convention and
         spouse/guest registration (2) in the ACTP Sessions section for ACTP events.
     Spouse/Guest Full Registration or Event Pass Substitution: Substitutions are allowed for the spouse/guest
         registration options provided that the substitute is a spouse/guest of a member of the same firm as the original
         registrant, meaning spouse/guest registration is transferable only within the same firm.
Note regarding Membership Renewal: Membership renewals are non-transferable. In the case of a substitution for an
entire convention registration, the membership renewal will stay with the original registrant.
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HOTEL INFORMATION
To reserve a room at the Boston Marriott Copley Place, please call 1-800-228-9290 or 1-617-236-5800. Mention
Turnaround Management Association to receive the specially negotiated room rate of $257/night single and $277/night
double occupancy. These rates are only guaranteed through Monday, September 17, 2007. TMA cannot guarantee
that the room block or hotel will not sell out before then. Please make your reservation soon. The Boston Marriott
Copley Place is located at 110 Huntington Avenue, Boston, MA, 02116. The guest fax number is 1-617-236-5885.

TMA requires that a convention registration form (which includes payment) be received within ten business days of
making a hotel reservation. TMA reserves the right to terminate the hotel reservation of any individual who does not
comply with this policy.


GENERAL INFORMATION
Drink Tickets
Each registered attendee of the 2007 Annual Convention (including individuals registered for the Spouse/Guest Full
Registration fee) will receive six complimentary drink tickets with their on-site registration materials. Individuals
registered for the Spouse/Guest Event Pass will receive four complimentary drink tickets. Drink tickets are required for
the following events only: Opening Reception (Wednesday, October 17), Exhibitor Reception and Grand Prize Drawing
(Thursday, October 18) and the Gala Cocktail Reception (Friday, October 19). Drink tickets are not required at any other
events. Drink tickets are for alcoholic beverages only (includes beer, wine and liquor). Soft drinks, juice and water are
available at no charge. The bars at the receptions that require drink tickets will not take cash. Additional drink
tickets may be purchased at the TMA registration desk. Tickets will only be sold in books of six for $40 per book.

Cyber Cafe
Co-sponsored in part by Loeb & Loeb LLP
Stay connected while away from the office at TMA’s Cyber Café. Connect to the Internet, check email or update and print
documents on one of several computer workstations. The Cyber Café is located in the exhibit hall and will be open during
the following hours:
        Wednesday, October 17, 6:00 p.m. – 7:30 p.m.
        Thursday, October 18, 9:30 a.m. – 1:00 p.m.; 3:15 p.m. – 7:30 p.m.
        Friday, October 19, 7:30 a.m. – 10:30 a.m.

Attire
   Educational Sessions: Business Casual
   Receptions: Business
Business Casual: For men, includes cotton pants such as khakis, polo-type or button-down collared shirts, sport coats. For women, includes slacks or
cotton pants, button-down shirts or top.
Business (After Five Attire): For men, includes collared, button-down shirts, suit and tie. For women, includes pant/skirt suits or dresses.


CONTINUING EDUCATION CREDIT
This information applies to all educational sessions NOT preceded by ―ACTP.‖ For details about continuing education
credit for ACTP sessions, please see the ACTP Sessions section. Educational sessions at the 2007 Annual Convention
provide an overview and update of topics relevant to the practice of corporate renewal. There is no prerequisite or advance
study necessary to attend the 2007 Annual Convention or to qualify for continuing education credit.
     CPAs—maximum 8.0 hours *
     CTPs—maximum 8.0 hours toward their CTP designation
        Attorneys—maximum 8.1 hours (based on a 50-minute hour) or 6.75 hours (based on a 60-minute hour),
         depending on how individual states calculate CLE and pending the outcome of applications to those state bars.
         Please visit www.turnaround.org for updates.
*The Turnaround Management Association is registered with the National Association of State Boards of Accountancy (NASBA) as a sponsor of
continuing professional education on the National Registry of CPE Sponsors. State boards of accountancy have final authority on the acceptance of
individual courses for CPE credit. Complaints regarding registered sponsors may be addressed to the National Registry of CPE Sponsors, 150
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Fourth Avenue North, Ste. 700, Nashville, TN, 37219-2417. Web site: www.nasba.org For more information regarding administrative policies such
as complaints and refund, please contact TMA at 1-312-578-6900.
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VISIT THE EXHIBIT HALL
Annual convention exhibitors provide critical services to corporate renewal professionals. Don’t miss this opportunity to
learn how more than 80 service providers, including asset-based lenders, accounts receivable outsourcing professionals,
appraisers, real-estate consultants, liquidators and investment bankers, among others, will benefit your business. If you
have questions about exhibiting at the 2007 Annual Convention, please contact Joe Karel at 1-312-242-6039 or
jkarel@turnaround.org.

Exhibit Hall Hours
Wednesday, October 17, 6:00 p.m. – 7:30 p.m.
Thursday, October 18, 9:30 a.m. – 1:00 p.m.; 3:15 p.m. – 7:30 p.m.
Friday, October 19, 7:30 a.m. – 10:30 a.m.

Exhibitor Grand Prize Drawing
Registered attendees will receive an exhibitor grand prize drawing ticket with their convention materials. Spouses/guests
and individuals registered as exhibitor personnel are not eligible for a drawing ticket. To enter the drawing, attendees must
drop their ticket into the drawing bin located in the exhibit hall. The Exhibitor Grand Prize Drawing will be held on
Thursday evening, October 18, during the Exhibitor Reception. The reception begins at 6:30 p.m. and the prize drawing
will be held shortly thereafter.

Past Exhibitors
ABF Journal                                                       Greystone & Co.
AccuVal Associates, Inc.                                          The Hilco Organization
American Bankruptcy Institute                                     Hunt Special Situations Group, L.P.
The Anderson Group LLC                                            Invescor
Aon Consulting, Inc.                                              Keen Consultants, LLC
Association of Insolvency and Restructuring Advisors              Koster Industries Inc.
Atlas Partners, LLC                                               Libra Securities LLC
The Atwell Companies                                              Medical Capital Corporation
Beltway Capital Partners, LLC                                     Merrill Lynch Capital
The Branford Group                                                Mesirow Financial
Bridge Healthcare Finance                                         Michael Fox International
Business Alliance Capital Corp.                                   Midwest Business Capital
Business Loan Express                                             Monterey Financial Services, Inc.
CapitalSource                                                     The Nassi Group LLC
Cargill Value Investment                                          National City Business Credit
Century Services                                                  Northern Healthcare Capital LLC
Commercial Finance Association                                    One Source Risk Management & Funding, Inc.
Commercial Law League of America                                  PNC Business Credit
ComVest                                                           Prime Locations LLC
CONSOR                                                            Rabin Worldwide
CSG Investments                                                   Republic Finanical Corporation
The Daley-Hodkin Group                                            Retail Consulting Services
The Deal LLC                                                      SB Capital Group LLC
Diligenz                                                          Summit Investment Management
DoveBid Inc.                                                      Sun Capital Inc.
EMCC, Inc.                                                        Sun Capital Partners
Emerald Technology Valuations LLC                                 Textron Financial Asset Based Lending Group
First American Corp. - UCC Division                               TFC Associates
Fleet Lease Disposal                                              Tranzon
GMAC RFC Health Capital                                           UCC Direct
Gordon Brothers Group                                             Wachovia Capital Finance
Great American Group                                              Winternitz, Inc.
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GROUND TRANSPORTATION
The Boston Marriott Copley Place is located approximately five miles from Logan International Airport (BOS).

Note: For those individuals extending their stay in Boston through October 20-21, don't miss the 43rd Annual "Head of
the Charles" regatta, the world's largest rowing event. This annual event attracts nearly 300,000 spectators for a fabulous
weekend of regatta races along the Charles River, showcasing some of the finest athletes in the rowing world. Please
allow additional travel time when making travel arrangements over these dates.

Taxicab Service
Taxicabs are available on the lower level of BOS. Taxicab fare to the Marriott is approximately $25 - $35, with a travel
time of approximately 20-25 minutes, depending on traffic. Taxicabs are readily available at both the airport and the
Marriott. All areas within 12 miles of downtown Boston are charged a metered rate of $2.25 for the first 1/8 th of a mile,
$0.30 for each additional 1/8th of a mile for one to four passengers. There is a $2.00 airport fee and $4.50 tunnel fee for
trips from the airport. Trips to the airport will be charged a $2.25 tunnel fee. Trips beyond 12 miles are charged a flat rate
of $2.60 per mile.

Shuttle Service
Various companies provide shared-ride shuttle service between BOS and several Boston hotels, including the Marriott
Copley Place. Shuttles depart on a first-come, first-served basis from the lower level of BOS between 5:30 a.m. and 2:00
a.m. seven days per week (times vary depending on the provider). Shuttle cost is approximately $14 each way, depending
on the provider. Travel time between BOS and the Marriott is approximately 45 minutes, including stops at other hotels.
Reservations are not required for service from BOS to the Marriott but are required for service from the Marriott to BOS.
Please note that reservations from the hotel to BOS require a departure time of at least three hours prior to scheduled flight
time. Click here for a complete list of shuttle service providers.

Sedan Service
To arrange private car service, please contact the concierge desk at the Boston Marriott Copley Place by calling 1-617-
937-5633 at least two hours prior to departure. Approximate cost is $96 each way, inclusive of tolls, gratuities and fees.
Limousine stands are located at the following airport locations: Terminal A, arrivals level, outer surface lot area; Terminal
B, U.S. Airways, departure level, curbside, American Airlines departure level, curbside; Terminal C, departure level,
outermost curb areas; Terminal E, arrivals level, outermost curb area. Advance reservations are required.

Driving from BOS to the Boston Marriott Copley Place
Follow signs for Boston/Sumner tunnel. After paying the toll, stay in the right lane in the tunnel. Follow signs for Exit
26/Storrow Drive. After you emerge from the tunnel, take the second left exit to Copley Square/Back Bay. At the first
light, turn right onto Beacon St. Follow Beacon St. for 4 blocks and make a left on to Exeter St. After 5 lights, Exeter St.
ends at Huntington Ave. Turn right onto Huntington Ave. At the first light, under the sky bridge, make a u-turn to the left.
The hotel entrance will be immediately on your right.

Parking at the Boston Marriott Copley Place
Valet parking is available for $41/day with unlimited in/out service. Self-parking is available for $32/day or
approximately $10/hour, with no in/out privileges. Street parking is metered and limited to two hours.

Car Rental
If you plan to rent a car in the Boston area, please note that TMA members may receive as much as ten percent off regular
car rental rates from Avis. For more information, call Avis at 1-800-331-1212. Individuals calling from outside the United
States may find the appropriate phone number for the country from which they are calling by visiting www.avis.com and
selecting Customer Service, then Feedback/Worldwide Phone Numbers. Mention identification number V368995 to the
telephone agent to take advantage of the TMA member discount.
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QUESTIONS?
Executive Director                                                 Press
Linda Delgadillo, CAE                                              Cecilia Green, APR, CAE
1-312-578-6900 or ldelgadillo@turnaround.org                       1-312-242-6031 or cgreen@turnaround.org
Convention Registration, Substitution, Cancellation                Chapter Relations
Catherine Cram                                                     Dale West
1-312-242-6036 or ccram@turnaround.org                             1-312-242-6038 or dwest@turnaround.org
Overall Convention, Speakers, Student Paper Prizes                 Membership
Laura Ivaldi                                                       Mary Carravallah
1-312-242-6030 or livaldi@turnaround.org                           1-312-242-6037 or mcarravallah@turnaround.org
ACTP                                                               Turnaround and Transaction Awards
Nicole Gibby                                                       Donna Steigerwald
1-312-242-6034 or ngibby@turnaround.org                            1-312-242-6040 or dsteigerwald@turnaround.org
Event Sponsorship, Exhibit Hall, Cornerstone Program               Butler-Cooley Teaching Awards
Joe Karel                                                          Michele Drayton
1-312-242-6039 or jkarel@turnaround.org                            1-312-242-6044 or mdrayton@turnaround.org

CONVENTION SPONSORS
Accord Financial, Inc.                                           Hunt Special Situations Group
Aon                                                              Huron Consulting Group
Atlas Partners, LLC                                              JPMorgan Chase & Co.
BBK                                                              LBC Credit Partners, Inc.
Bond, Schoeneck & King PLLC                                      Loeb & Loeb LLP
Buccino & Associates, Inc.                                       Loughlin Meghji + Co.
Burns & Levinson LLP                                             Medical Capital Corporation
CIT                                                              Mesirow Financial Consulting, LLC
Conway MacKenzie & Dunleavy                                      Morris-Anderson & Associates, Ltd.
Crystal Capital                                                  National City Capital Markets
Deloitte Financial Advisory Services LLP                         Patton Boggs LLP
DLA Piper US LLP                                                 Proskauer Rose LLP
EMCC, Inc.                                                       Republic Financial Corporation
Edwards Angell Palmer & Dodge LLP                                SB Capital Group, LLC
Executive Sounding Board Associates Inc.                         Skadden, Arps, Slate, Meagher & Flom LLP
FTI Consulting, Inc.                                             Sovereign Bank
Fennemore Craig PC                                               Tiger Valuation Services, LLC
Getzler Henrich & Associates, LLC                                Winston & Strawn LLP
Gordon Brothers Group

ADDITIONAL CONVENTION SPONSORS
Event sponsors provide financial support for TMA’s international conferences. In addition to those sponsors listed in the
agenda, the following sponsors have also generously provided support for the TMA 2007 Annual Convention.
 Aon (Audio CDs)
 Burns & Levinson LLP (Convention Bags)
 Republic Financial Corporation (Convention Bags)
 Loeb & Loeb LLP (Cyber Café)
 LBC Credit Partners, Inc. (Lanyards)
 Gordon Brothers Group (Pocket Agenda)
 FTI Consulting, Inc. (Program Book/CD-Rom)
 Skadden, Arps, Slate, Meagher & Flom LLP (Program Book/CD-Rom)
 Deloitte Financial Advisory Services LLP (Room keys)
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   Bond, Schoeneck & King PLLC (The Wall Street Journal Room Drop – Thursday)
   Loughlin Meghji + Co. (The Wall Street Journal Room Drop – Thursday)
   SB Capital Group, LLC/EMCC, Inc. (Wall Street Journal Room Drop – Friday)



DESTINATION BOSTON
Steeped in history, the city that gave birth to a nation is also young, vibrant and ethnically mixed, home to a thriving arts
community, classic architecture, a world-class symphony orchestra and outstanding higher education. With a wide array
of diverse and interesting attractions, visitors to Boston are never at a loss for something to do. For more information on
Boston, visit www.BostonUSA.com, or contact the Greater Boston Convention and Tourism Bureau at 1-888-733-2678.

TOURS
Duck Tours offer a unique 80-minute tour of Boston in a World War II amphibious landing vehicle, winding through
Back Bay, Beacon Hill and the North End, ending with a splashdown into Charles River. Duck tours depart hourly from
the Prudential Center, located across from the Marriott Copley Place. For more information, visit
www.bostonducktours.com.

Bean Town and Old Town Trolley Tours provide an insider's view of Boston on San Francisco-style trolley cars.
Choose from several stops with over 100 points of interest on either a two-hour narrated tour, or tour at your leisure.
Trolley tickets are sold at The Shops at Prudential Center, across from the Marriott Copley Place. For more information,
visit www.beantowntrolley.com or www.oldtowntrolley.com/Boston.htm.

The Freedom Trail is a walking tour encompassing 16 of the most treasured sites in American history. The 2.5 mile-long
Freedom Trail leads from Boston Common to Bunker Hill Monument and is an excellent way to tour the city’s diverse
neighborhoods and historic places. The stops include the Massachusetts State House; King’s Chapel; Old Corner
Bookstore; the site of the Boston Massacre; and Paul Revere House. Visit www.thefreedomtrail.org for more information.

EVENTS
Head of the Charles, October 20-21, 2007, is the world's largest two-day rowing event, featuring more than 4,500
athletes from around the world competing in 19 race events. A Boston tradition for 43 years, the regatta attracts more than
300,000 spectators annually. Learn more at www.hocr.org.

ATTRACTIONS
The Boston Symphony Orchestra is a memorable experience, featuring impeccable performances by talented artists
from around the world. Visit www.bso.org for a schedule of performances.

Boston Public Garden, established in 1837, is the first public botanical garden in the United States, featuring plant
material chosen for ornamental excellence and botanical diversity. Visit www.swanboats.com/new/public_garden.shtml
for more information.

USS Constitution, dubbed ―Old Ironsides, was launched in 1797 and enjoyed almost 100 years of undefeated service.
Nicknamed in 1812 for her ability to deflect cannons with her ―ironsides,‖ the USS Constitution is the oldest fully
commissioned vessel in the world and the symbolic flagship of the U.S. Navy. Details on canon firing schedules and ship
tours may be found at www.ussconstitution.navy.mil.

Harvard Square, with its edgy shops, pubs, clubs, lively café scene and elegant restaurants, represents the diversity of
Cambridge. People-watch at ―the Pit,‖ play chess outside Holyoake Center, browse bookshops, visit the quads of Harvard
Yard or enjoy the talented street performers and musicians over an ice cream from Toscanini’s. For a taste of Harvard
Square, visit www.harvardsquare.com.

ARCHITECTURE AND HISTORY
Must-sees for history and architecture buffs are the Old State House, the oldest surviving public building in Boston;
Trinity Church, currently ranked one of the top ten public buildings in the nation; the Old North Church (officially called
Christ Church), famous for its ―one if by land, two if by sea‖ historical significance; Boston’s first skyscraper, the sixteen
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floor Customs Tower; and the Boston Public Library, a mock-Italian Renaissance building built in 1887, and many more.
Visit www.BostonUSA.com.

Beacon Hill embodies the spirit of Boston, featuring some of the greatest Federal, Victorian and Georgian architecture in
the United States. The area, a National Historic District, is posh and picturesque, with its wrought iron fencing, gaslights
and quaint, brick-laid sidewalks. Learn more at www.beaconhillonline.com.

Together with the Boston Public Garden, Boston Common is part of the oldest public park in North America, designed
by Fredrick Law Olmsted. Established in 1634 as a training ground for the colonial militia, the 48-acre common is used
today for leisurely strolls, picnicking and skating on Frog Pond.

The Prudential Tower Skywalk Observatory is New England's tallest observatory and Boston's only sky-high vantage
point, offering panoramic city views. For a unique dining experience, visit the Top of the Hub Restaurant for stunning
360-degree views of Boston. For more information, visit www.prudentialcenter.com.

SPORTS
Fenway Park, home of the Red Sox, is Boston’s hallowed ―field of dreams‖ and a mecca for baseball fans across the
globe. It’s the oldest-running Major League ballpark in the country, known for its infamous ―Green Monster,‖ a large wall
built in 1936 to shield overlooking windows. For more information, visit www.fenwaypark.com.

TD Banknorth Garden (formerly Fleet Center) is New England's premier sports and entertainment arena. Spectators can
experience the Boston Bruins (NHL) and Celtics (NBA), as well as special events, concerts, family shows and the Sports
Museum of New England. For more information, visit www.tdbanknorthgarden.com.

SHOPPING
Shops at Copley feature more than 100 stores, including Barney's, Louis Vuitton, Gucci, Tiffany & Co. and Williams-
Sonoma, all connected to the Marriott and within walking distance from historic landmarks such as Boston Public Garden.
For more information, visit www.shopcopleyplace.com.

Faneuil Hall has served as an open-forum meeting hall and marketplace for more than 250 years. Housed in three
restored 19th century buildings, 125 shops and 21 restaurants offer tantalizing delicacies, unique gifts and exciting street
performances. For details, visit www.faneuilhallmarketplace.com.

Back Bay/Newbury Street is one of Boston’s most sophisticated niches, offering eight blocks of spas, bars, sidewalk
cafes, restaurants, art galleries and exclusive boutiques, including Armani, Hermes, Brooks Brothers and the famed Louis
Boston. For more information, visit www.newbury-st.com.

Shops at Prudential, located across from the Marriott Copley Place, offer a variety of stores and restaurants, including
Saks Fifth Avenue, Lacoste and Jasmine Sola. Visit www.prudentialcenter.com for more information.

				
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