"The Evolving Role of Turnaround Management"
The Evolving Role of Turnaround Management 2004 ANNUAL CONVENTION ••••• OCTOBER 15-18 NEW YORK, NY ••••• EXHIBITOR PROSPECTUS Who Should Exhibit At TMA’s Annual Convention Exhibitors at the TMA Annual Convention provide critical services to corporate renewal professionals such as: turnaround managers, consultants, practitioners, interim managers and other turnaround professionals. The Annual Convention provides asset-based lenders, auctioneers, liquidators, appraisers, investment bankers, real estate consultants, accounts receivable professionals, information service providers, technology companies and more, with the opportunity to showcase their products and services to more than 1,000 key decision makers in the corporate renewal industry. Exhibit Fees and Booth Package Exhibit Fee: $2,700 per each 8’ x 10’ exhibit booth space Exhibit fees include the following: (1) 8’ x 10’ exhibit space with an (1) Wastebasket 8’ high back wall drape and (1) Complimentary convention registration. 3’ high side rail drapes. (1) 100-word description of products and (1) 6’ skirted table services for inclusion in the official (1) 7” x 44” identification sign convention program book. (2) Side chairs (1) Advance list of convention attendees Registration Exhibiting companies will receive one complimentary convention registration with each 8’ x 10’ exhibit space purchased. In addition, as a new benefit to exhibitors in 2004, up to four additional exhibitor personnel may register at the reduced fee of $795 each (limit four). Any further personnel over and above the one complimentary and four additional booth personnel must register at the full convention attendee rate listed in the official About TMA convention brochure. Exhibitor personnel are entitled to attend all educational sessions, meal functions, and social functions. TMA is the premier professional Set-Up community dedicated to corporate Exhibitors may begin setting up their displays on Saturday, October 16, 2004 from Noon renewal and turnaround manage- until 5:00 p.m. All exhibits must be installed no later than 5:00 p.m. on Saturday for the ment. Its membership of nearly exhibit hall opening on Sunday, October 17. 7,000 in 34 chapters internationally Dismantle includes a diverse group of profes- Exhibitors can dismantle their booths beginning at 11:00 a.m. on Monday, October 18. No display may be dismantled before 11:00 a.m. on Monday. All displays must be dismantled sionals from a number of disciplines by 1:00 p.m. Exhibitors attempting to dismantle early may lose future exhibiting privileges. involved in the turnaround and Show Hours corporate renewal industry. Founded Saturday, October 16 Exhibitor Set-up Noon – 5:00 p.m. in 1988, its mission is to promote Sunday, October 17 Exhibit Hall Open 7:00 a.m. – 7:30 p.m. the highest standards of practice Monday, October 18 Exhibit Hall Open 7:30 a.m. – 11:00 a.m. and image of the corporate renewal Monday, October 18 Exhibits Close 11:00 a.m. industry; foster professional devel- Tear Down 11:00 a.m. – 1:00 p.m. opment opportunities; and provide Official Contractor a forum for networking and The official contractor of the 2004 Annual Convention is Freeman Decorating. Freeman will handle all show decorating and drayage needs for exhibitors. Upon receipt of your signed exchange of information, ideas and contract and payment, an exhibitor service manual will be mailed to your attention. knowledge through its regional and This service kit will allow you to order all of your critical show needs such as: material international meetings. handling, electrical power, phone services, furniture, carpeting, floral arrangements, installation and dismantling services and other related services. A full price listing will be included with your service kit. Booth Activities Exhibitors are required to obtain permission from show management to hold promotional activities within the assigned exhibit space. These activities may include, but are not limited to: shoe shiner, gaming tables, putting greens, pop-a-shot machines, masseuse, caricaturist and others. All promotional activity must be held within the isle line of the exhibit space and must not infringe on the rights of neighboring exhibitors or interfere with the normal flow of traffic. Should spectators interfere with the normal flow of traffic, the presentation will be limited. Alcohol service in exhibit booths is strictly prohibited. Hotel Information Reserve your room at the Marriott Marquis by calling 1-800-228-9290 or 1-212-704-8700. LAST YEAR’S EXHIBITORS Mention TMA to receive the specially negotiated room rate of $229 per night single or double occupancy. This rate is only guaranteed through Friday, September 17, 2004. TMA cannot ABF Journal guarantee that the room block or hotel will not sell out before then. Please make your reser- AccuVal Associates, Incorporated vations soon. The Marriott Marquis is located at 1535 Broadway, New York, NY, 10036. American Bankruptcy Institute Due to strong interest in this convention, TMA requires that a convention regis- American Recovery Group, LLC tration form (which includes payment) be received within ten business days of Asset Solutions Group making a hotel reservation. TMA reserves the right to terminate the hotel reservation Association of Certified Turnaround Professionals of any individual who does not comply with this policy. Association of Insolvency and Payment Restructuring Advisors Payment in full must accompany your exhibit space contract within 30 days of booth reser- Atlas Partners, LLC vation or all space will be released. TMA accepts personal/company checks, American The Atwell Companies Express, VISA, and MasterCard. Please make all checks payable to Turnaround Management Brown Gibbons Lang & Co. Association in U.S. funds. Buxbaum/Century C & R Credit Services, Inc. Exhibit Space Cancellation Cash Management Solutions TMA must be notified in writing in the event of cancellation or space reduction. Cancellations must be received in writing no later than September 17, 2004 in order to Commercial Credit Counseling Services receive a full refund minus a $250 processing fee. Substitutions are not allowed. Commercial Finance Association Commercial Law League of America Exhibitor Personnel Registration Cancellation Computer Horizons Corporation TMA must be notified in writing in the event of exhibit personnel’s registration cancella- Congress Financial Corporation tion. Cancellations must be received in writing no later than October 1, 2004 in order to The Dickerson Group, Inc. receive a full refund minus a $250 processing fee. Substitutions are permitted. DoveBid, Inc. Exhibitor Grand Prize Drawing EMCC, Inc./SB Capital Group TMA will once again hold the Exhibitor Grand Prize Drawing on Sunday evening, October 17, Emerald Technology Valuations LLC during the Exhibitors’ Reception. Convention attendees will have the opportunity Fleet Capital Corporation to win an array of fabulous prizes for home, office and leisure use. Exhibiting companies GE Corporate Financial Services are encouraged to contribute a prize to the prize pool. All exhibitor-donated items will GMAC Commercial Finance be announced during the drawing, and TMA will acknowledge each contributing firm Gordon Brothers Group individually during the event. The Gordon Company, Inc. Great American Group The Hilco Organization Interfor, Inc. Jay Cobb & Marley Jefferies & Company, Inc. Keefe Bruyette & Woods, Inc. Keen Consultants, LLC Koster Industries, Inc. Libra Securities, LLC LiquiTec Industries, Incorporated WESTSIDE ENTRANCE Mesirow Financial Michael Fox International, Inc. SALONS I-IV The Nassi Group LLC Northern Healthcare Capital, LLC The Ozer Group EXHIBITION Portfolio Recovery Associates, Inc. FLOOR Prime Locations LLC Rabin Worldwide LLC Receivables Outsource Management RenewalNet, LLC Retail Consulting Services Inc. Textron Financial Asset Based Lending Group Turnaround Management Association W. P. Carey & Co. LLC Wells Fargo Business Credit, Inc. Wells Fargo Foothill Winternitz, Inc. EVENT Y ou are invited to be an event sponsor of the TMA’s 2004 Annual Convention – “The Evolving Role of Turnaround Management” – in New York City at the Marriott Marquis, October 15 – 18, 2004. SPONSORSHIP TMA, the premier professional community dedicated to corporate renewal and turnaround manage- ment, is pleased to offer your firm the opportunity to sponsor various receptions, meal functions, keynote INFORMATION speakers, refreshment breaks, tote bags and educational materials at this annual event. Here is your chance to reach more than 1,000 key decision makers in the corporate renewal industry! Who Should Sponsor? $5,000 or more to the convention. Please contact Joseph Karel at 312-242-6039 for details. Event sponsorships are open to all constituents in the corporate renewal industry. Sponsoring entities Sponsorship Options include: practitioners, lenders, attorneys, consultants, As a sponsor of the 2004 Annual Convention, you have auctioneers, liquidators, appraisers, investment the option to participate as an “Exclusive Sponsor” or bankers, equity investors, workout specialists, “Co-sponsor.” All sponsorships are priced so that your outsourcing professionals and others. firm can sponsor exclusively as the sole sponsor of Event Sponsor Benefits an event/item or you can share an event with other companies at the co-sponsor price. All prices are noted. As a sponsor of the annual convention, your firm will be entitled to the following benefits: Important Note: A firm that chooses to co-sponsor an event/item will not have the right to refuse s Acknowledgement in the official convention another firm’s bid to co-sponsor the same brochure. event/item. s Acknowledgement on the TMA web site. s Acknowledgement in the official convention How Do I Reserve A Sponsorship? program book. To reserve a sponsorship today, simply call Joseph s The opportunity to display your firm’s Karel at 312-242-6039 and your reservation will be marketing material and/or giveaway items taken over the phone. All reservations must be accom- at the event you are hosting. panied by a signed Event Sponsor Order Form, which can be faxed to 312-578-8336. All sponsorships are s An advance list of convention attendees approxi- sold on a first-come/first-served basis. mately 10 days prior to the convention. s Signage and/or banners at the event you are hosting. Payment Information s Multi-media and verbal recognition during All sponsors will be invoiced for their sponsorship. the convention. Payment must be received at TMA headquarters prior to s “Sponsor” ribbons for attendee name badges. the convention. TMA accepts personal/company checks, s Recognition in the pre and post-convention issues MasterCard, VISA and American Express. Please make all of the TMA Journal of Corporate Renewal. checks payable to Turnaround Management Association Important Note: Beginning this year, additional benefit and mail to: Joseph Karel, Turnaround Management packages are available for sponsors contributing Association, 100 S. Wacker Dr., Ste. 850, Chicago IL, 60606. Date Sponsorship Opportunity Exclusive Price Co-sponsor Price Status Saturday, October 16 Opening Reception N/A $12,500 each (limit 4) 3/4 SOLD Sunday, October 17 Exhibit Hall Opening and Breakfast $8,500 $3,500 each (limit 3) SOLD OUT Sunday, October 17 Opening Session with Rudy Giuliani N/A $15,000 each (limit 4) 3/4 SOLD Sunday, October 17 A.M. Coffee Break in the Exhibit Hall $3,500 $2,000 each (limit 3) SOLD OUT Sunday, October 17 Keynote Luncheon with Erin Gruwell N/A $8,750 each (limit 4) 1/4 SOLD Sunday, October 17 P.M. Coffee Break in the Exhibit Hall $3,500 $2,000 each (limit 3) SOLD OUT Sunday, October 17 Professional Women’s Networking Reception $7,500 $3,000 each (limit 3) SOLD OUT Sunday, October 17 Exhibitors’ Reception N/A $7,500 each (limit 4) 1/4 SOLD Monday, October 18 Buffet Breakfast in the Exhibit Hall $8,500 $3,500 each (limit 3) SOLD OUT Monday, October 18 A.M. Coffee Break in the Exhibit Hall $3,500 $2,000 each (limit 3) SOLD OUT Monday, October 18 Keynote Luncheon with R. Eugene Taylor N/A $8,750 each (limit 4) 1/4 SOLD Monday, October 18 Gala Cocktail Reception N/A $6,250 each (limit 4) 2/4 SOLD Monday, October 18 Gala Closing Dinner with Leslie Uggams N/A $15,000 each (limit 4) Conference Bags $15,000 $8,500 each (limit 2) SOLD OUT Lanyards $8,500 N/A SOLD OUT CD Rom/Program Book $15,000 $8,500 each (limit 2) SOLD OUT Program Cassettes/Audio Tapes $3,500 $2,500 each (limit 2)