2016 Convention Program

The entire 2016 Mid-Market Convention takes place at the Inn at Penn
[agenda][day date=”September 18, 2016″]Sunday[/day]
[event time=”7:00-9:00pm” room=”Living Room”]Welcome Reception
Cocktails + Passed Hors d’oeuvres[/event]
[day date=”September 19, 2016″]Monday[/day]
[event time=”7:30-8:30 am” room=”Regent Room”]Breakfast and Registration[/event]
[event time=”8:30-9:45 am” room=”Room TBA”]General Session with Mayor of Philadelphia, James Kenney, Consul General of Canada in New York, Phyllis Yaffe, and CEO of CEO Connection, Kenneth Beck.[/event]
[event time=”9:45-10:00 am”]Break[/event]
[event time=”10:00-11:00 am” room=”Woodlands Ballroom”]Breakout I (concurrent)
A. Workshop: Board Management: CEO’s Responsibilities in Managing the Board – Woodlands Ballroom C
B. Workshop: Strategic Planning for Mid-Market Companies Battling Giants – Woodlands Ballroom A
C. Presentation: Access to Capital for the Mid-Market – Woodlands Ballroom D[/event]
[event time=”11:00-12:00 pm” room=”Woodlands Ballroom”]Breakout II (concurrent)
A. Panel: Emerging Markets – Woodlands Ballroom C
B. Workshop: Organizational Alignment – Woodlands Ballroom A
[lunch time=”12:00-1:15 pm” room=”Room TBA”]Lunch[/lunch]
[event time=”1:15—2:45 pm” room=”Woodlands Ballroom”]Breakout III (concurrent)
A. 1:15-2:45 | Panel: Talent Management – Woodlands Ballroom C
B. 1:15-2:45 | Panel: Not for Women Only – Woodlands Ballroom A
C1. 1:15-2:00 | Presentation: Tax Policy Updates – Woodlands Ballroom D
C2. 2:05-2:45 | Presentation: High Performance Leadership: The Science & Social Secrets of Confidence – Woodlands Ballroom D[/event]
[event time=”2:45—3:00 pm”]Break[/event]
[event time=”3:00-4:30 pm” room=”Woodlands Ballroom”]Breakout IV (concurrent)
A. 3:00-4:30 | Panel: Innovation, the Mid-Market Key to Success – Woodlands Ballroom A
B. 3:00-4:30 | Panel: Diversity: A Key to Mid-Market Growth – Woodlands Ballroom C
C1. 3:00-3:45 | Presentation: Successfully Combining Teams in a Merger, Joint Venture or Acquisition – Woodlands Ballroom D
C2. 3:50-4:30 | Presentation: Investor Relations 101 for Mid-Market Public Issuers and Closely Held Privates – Woodlands Ballroom D[/event]
[event time=”4:30-4:45 pm”]Break[/event]
[event time=”4:45-5:30 pm” room=”Room TBA”]General Session[/event]
[event time=”5:30-7:00 pm” room=”Living Room”]Board Connection Private Reception (prior registration only)
Networking for CEOs looking for board seats and companies looking for board members [/event]
[event time=”7:00 pm” room=”Penne Restaurant & Wine Bar”]Connections, Cocktails and Dinner[/event]
[day date=”September 20, 2016″]Tuesday[/day]

[event time=”7:30-8:45 am” room=”St. Marks and Regent Rooms”]Breakfast[/event]
[event time=”8:45-10:00 am” room=”Room TBA”]General Session and State of the Mid-Market Keynote Address.

Speakers: Joel Benkie President and Chief Operating Officer at Ducommun Incorporated;
Ganesh Ayyar CEO and Executive Director Mphasis and 2016 Mid-Market CEO of the Year;
William J. Gorman Jr, COO, RSM US LLP
[event time=”10:00-10:30 am”]Break[/event]
[event time=”10:30-12:00 pm” room=”Woodlands Ballroom”]Breakout I (concurrent)
A. 10:30-12:00 | Panel: Dealing with Big Data to Build Competitive Advantage – Woodlands Ballroom A
B. 10:30-12:00 | Workshop: Personal Branding: Managing Your Own Brand – Woodlands Ballroom C
C1. 10:30-11:15 | Presentation: Working Toward Strengthening the Family Business Community within CEO Connection – Woodlands Ballroom D
C2. 11:20-12:00 | Presentation: Public Private Partnerships – Woodlands Ballroom D
[lunch time=”12:00-1:00 pm” room=”St. Marks and Regent Rooms”]Lunch[/lunch]
[event time=”1:00-2:30 pm” room=”Room TBA”]Breakout II (concurrent)
A. 1:00-2:30 | Panel: Cyber-Security and Protecting Your Trade Secrets – Woodlands Ballroom A
B. 1:00-2:30 | Panel: Social Impact – Woodlands Ballroom D
C. 1:00-2:30 | Presentation: Competitive Advantage Through Customer Centricity – Woodlands Ballroom C
[event time=”2:30-3:00 pm”]Break[/event]
[event time=”3:00-4:30 pm” room=”Woodlands Ballroom”]Breakout III (concurrent)
A. Panel: Education to Create Tomorrow’s Workforce – Woodlands Ballroom A
B. Panel: Healthcare and the Mid-Market – Woodlands Ballroom C
C1. 3:00-3:45 | Presentation: Best Practices in Risk Management – Woodlands Ballroom D
C2. 3:50-4:30 | Presentation: Disruption or Growth? Customer Engagement is the key to success – Woodlands Ballroom D[/event]
[event time=”4:30-4:45 pm”]Break[/event]
[event time=”4:45-5:30 pm” room=”Room TBA”]General Session[/event]
[event time=”7:00 pm” room=”Woodlands Ballroom”]CEO Connection Mid-Market Awards Dinner

Mid-Market Company of the Year: LinkedIn
Mid-Market CEO of the Year: Mr. Ganesh Ayyar
Mid-Market Social Impact Award: John Replogle
Mid-Market Rising Star: Aviva Leebow Wolmer
[day date=”September 21, 2016″]Wednesday[/day]
[event time=”9:00-10:30 am” room=”Woodlands Ballroom A”]Business Plan Showcase
Connecting mid-market CEOs and companies who want to invest in innovation with innovative entrepreneurs looking for capital.[/event]

Note*: Daily programs subject to change.

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  1. It’s hard to find knowledgeable people on this topic, but you sound like you know what you’re talking about! Thanks

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