2018 Convention Program

The 2018 Convention will be held at the Inn at Penn. Click here for Hotel Accommodations


Sunday, September 23, 2018

9:00-5:00 pm
  • Optional Board Class
  • Opening Reception

Monday, September 24, 2018

7:30-8:30 am Breakfast and Registration (Regent / St. Marks)
8:30-10:00 am Welcome and Interactive Keynote
10:00-10:30 am Break
10:30-12:00 pm Breakout I Session Options

12:00-1:00 pm  Lunch (Regent / St. Marks)
1:00-2:30 pm Breakout II Session Options

2:30-3:00 pm Break
3:00—4:30 pm Breakout III Session Options

4:30—5:00 pm  Break
5:00-5:30 pm General Session: Closing Remarks for the Day (Woodlands Ballroom A)
5:30-7:00 pm Board Connection Private Reception
*Private event matching CEOs with board seats – registration required, limited to 25 CEOs. (Living Room, Inn at Penn)
Member Orientation
Opportunity to learn about the many benefits available to you as a CEOC member as CEO Connection is part peer group, part co-op purchasing group, and part trade association
7:00 pm CEO Connection Reception: Join us for cocktails and dinner at the University Club, Inn at Penn

Tuesday, September 25, 2018

8:00-9:00 am Breakfast (Regent / St. Marks)
9:00-10:00 am General Session: State of the Mid-Market Keynote Address
10:00-10:30 am Break
10:30-12:00 pm Breakout I Session Options

12:00-1:00 pm Lunch (Regent / St. Marks)
1:00-2:30 pm Breakout II Session Options

2:30-3:00 pm Break
3:00-4:30 pm Breakout III Session Options

4:30-5:00 pm Break
5:00-5:30 pm General Session: Thank You and Closing Remarks for the Convention (Woodlands Ballroom A)
5:30-7:00 pm
  • Angel Network Meeting, Business Plan Showcase
  • Member  Orientation
7:00 pm CEO Connection Mid-Market Awards Dinner
An event to honor our 4 mid-market leaders; and recognize the Mid-Market 500, Most Influential Women, and Top Private Equity Firms (Lower Egypt Gallery, located within The Penn Museum. All guests should enter through the Trescher Entrance on South Street).

Note*: Daily programs subject to change.