Featuring two keynote speakers
David E. Cole, PhD, Chair, AutoHarvest, Chair, Emeritus,
Center for Automotive Research, Chair, Building America's Tomorrow, Prof. Emeritus,
U of Mich. Engineering
James H. I. Weakley, President, Lake Carrier's Association
Conference Agenda - Preliminary
Monday, September 20
10:30 AM - Registration Desk Opens
11:30 AM - Conference Opens/Lunch Buffet
1:00 PM - Welcome - Opening Remarks
1:30 PM - Panel #1 of 4 - Titans
2:30 PM - Break (30 Min)
3:00 PM - Panel #2 of 4 - PE/Capital Markets
4:00 - 5:30 PM - Capital Showcase
5:30 - 6:30 PM - NextGen Reception
6:30 PM - Dine Arounds
8:30 PM - 10:30 PM - Nightcap Reception
Tuesday, September 21
7:30 AM - Registration Opens/Breakfast Buffet
8:30 AM - Keynote: Dr. David Cole, University of Michigan (Automotive Discussion)
9:30 AM - Break (15 Min)
9:45 AM - Panel #3 of 4 - Restructuring Post -Pandemic
10:45 AM - Break (15 Min)
11:00 AM - Panel #4 of 4 - Lender/Workout
12:00 PM - Lunch Buffet
12:30 PM - Keynote: Jim Weakley, President, Great Lakes Carriers Association
1:30 PM - Conference Closes
Click here for more information on the agenda and session details and to view the MARC 2021 Conference brochure.
The Co-Chairs of the MARC in association with the regional TMA chapters are committed to the safety of all attendees, staff, speakers and hotel staff. We have taken necessary precautions in hosting this in-person event. Click here for further details.
Back by Popular Demand is the Capital Showcase!
This event will bring together over 100 individuals from private equity firms, alternative lenders, commercial lenders, consultants, turnaround specialists, and lawyers to facilitate potential deal flow, exchange ideas, and hear the latest trends.
Click here to view the Capital Showcase booklet.
CPE and CLE credits will be applied for in Illinois.
For information about becoming a sponsor, call Mike Wolf, MARC Sponsorship Co-Chair at 612-455-4244. To download a sponsorship form, click here.
Here is the information to book your hotel room:
Mid America Regional Conference
Start Date: 2021 Sep 19, Sun
End Date: 2021 Sep 21, Tue
Last Day to Book: 2021 Aug 30, Mon
Hotel(s) offering your special group rate:
• The Westin Book Cadillac Detroit for 189 USD per night
Book your group rate for Mid America Regional Conference
THANKS TO OUR 2021 CONFERENCE SPONSORS
NextGen attendees - plan to gather at the Motor Bar at the Westin Hotel on Monday from 5:30pm - 6:30pm for networking and cocktails. There is no fee to attend.
Requests for refunds must be made in writing no later than September 10th. Substitutions are allowed and must be submitted in writing (e-mail is acceptable). The substitute must be from the same firm as the original registrant and, if the substitute is not a TMA Member, the difference in registration fee will be required. Please note that if you register for the event after the cancellation deadline has passed, you will not be eligible for a refund should you need to cancel your registration. The cancellation policy applies to all registrants regardless of when the registration is submitted. Registrants who fail to attend the event and do not provide written notice in accordance with these policies and deadlines are responsible for full payment.
After September 10, 2021: Please cancel your registration (without penalty*) if you have registered for this event, and any of the following apply:
• If you have tested positive for COVID-19,
• Are waiting for COVID-19 test results,
• Have COVID-19 symptoms, or
• If you have had close contact with a person who has tested positive for or who has symptoms of COVID-19.
*An administrative fee of $75.00 will apply to all cancellations.