The 2016 Winter Conference program is designed specifically for middle market professionals ready to transact.

The 2016 agenda will be posted in the coming weeks. Click here if you wish to be notified when the agenda is posted.

Here's what we covered at the 2015 Summer Conference:

Anatomy of Market Multiples

Speakers: Graeme Frazier, Founder, PRIVATE CAPITAL RESEARCH LLC AND GF DATA RESOURCES LLC
Brent Solomon, Partner - Valuation Advisory Services - National Director, COHNREZNICK LLP
Chris Blees, Partner, BIGGSKOFFORD PC

Attract New Clients Using Market Data

Speakers: Graeme Frazier, Founder, PRIVATE CAPITAL RESEARCH LLC AND GF DATA RESOURCES LLC
Champ W. Davis III, President, DAVIS CAPITAL CORP.
Chris Blees, Partner, BIGGSKOFFORD PC

Value Growth Session: Collaboration to Closure

Panelists: Dr. Carl Sheeler, PhD, ASA, CBA, CVA, Managing Director, BERKELEY RESEARCH GROUP
Timothy Skillman, CTP (Certified Turnaround Professional) and Director, DELOITTE TRANSACTIONS & BUSINESS ANALYTICS LLP
Harvey Strode, Founder & Principal, UCBB CAPITAL & TRANSITION SOLUTIONS, LLC

Value Growth Session: Transition Planning And Transaction Execution

Panelists: Peter Christman, Co-Founder and Chairman, EXIT PLANNING INSTITUTE
Anthony Madonia, CPA, JD, Owner, ANTHONY J. MADONIA & ASSOC., LTD.
Jack Beaureguard, Author, Founder & CEO, SUCCESSFUL TRANSITION PLANNING INSTITUTE
Kerri Salls, Managing Director, THIS WAY OUT GROUP LLC

Spotlight on International Deal Making

Panelists: Lorenzo Bacciardi, Partner, BACCIARDI AND PARTNERS
Simon Rous, Partner, ASHFORDS LLP
Michael R. Daigle, Partner, CHENG COHEN LLC
Amy Cheng, Partner, CHENG COHEN LLC
Moderator: Basil Peters, Principal, STRATEGIC EXITS

What’s Underneath The Next Healthcare Rock?

Panelist: Larry Bear, Managing Partner, DEALSOURCE PARTNERS LLC
Patrick Pilch, Senior Healthcare Advisor, BDO
Eric Mattson, Principal, EXCELLERE PARTNERS
Christopher Helmrath, Managing Director, SC&H CAPITAL
Bradley Smith, Managing Director and Partner, VERTESS
Moderator: Tom Schramski, CM&AA, Managing Partner, VERTESS

Washington Update: Campaign for Clarity

Panelist: Michael Ertel, Managing Director, LEGACY M&A ADVISORS

Generate the Right Deal Flow

Panelists: Kyle P. Madden, Vice President, KLH CAPITAL
Rich Prestegaard, Partner, Business Development, HIGH ROAD CAPITAL PARTNERS
Jennifer Ehlen, Director, Deal Origination, THOMPSON STREET CAPITAL PARTNERS
Randolph Bianchi, Partner, Business Development, SUMMER STREET CAPITAL PARTNERS, LLC
Moderator: Gretchen Perkins, Partner, HURON CAPITAL PARTNERS LLC

Pricing, Capital Structure and Term Sheets - Top Dos and Don'ts from iBankers

Panelists: Ramsey Goodrich, Managing Director, CARTER MORSE
Garry Karch, Managing Director, BUTCHERJOSEPH & CO.
Phil Gilbert, Managing Director, P&M CORPORATE FINANCE
Richard Peterson, Director, Global Markets Intelligence, S&P CAPITAL IQ
Moderator: Shawn Ely, Director of Business Development, THE EDGEWATER FUNDS

Value Creation - Examining the Facts and Myths

Panelists: Ben Schnakenberg, Partner, HIGH ROAD CAPITAL PARTNERS
Tim Van Mieghem, Co-Founder, THE PROACTION GROUP
Whit Webster, Associate, MANGROVE EQUITY PARTNERS, LP
Jason Urband, Vice President, LARIAT PARTNERS
Moderator: John Lanier, Partner, EXCELLERE PARTNERS

Independent Sponsors - Why Let Them Into the Tent?

Panelists: Charles Grace, Partner, MAY RIVER CAPITAL
Steven Ross, President, SQUIRE RIDGE COMPANY, LLC
Max DeZara, Founder & Managing Partner, AKOYA CAPITAL PARTNERS, LLC
Oliver Maggard, Managing Partner, CAYMUS EQUITY PARTNERS LLC
Moderator: Richard Baum, Managing Partner, CONSUMER GROWTH PARTNERS

The Changing Landscape of the Debt Markets

Panelist: Mike Becker, Partner, PLEXUS CAPITAL
Peter Rothschild, Managing Director, OFS CAPITAL MANAGEMENT, LLC
Jimmy Rich, Managing Director, GEMINI INVESTORS
 Corey Sclar, Managing Partner, BROOKSIDE MEZZANINE PARTNERS
Moderator: Justin Kaplan, Partner, BALANCE POINT CAPITAL PARTNERS

Tools of the Trade for New Business Development

Workshop Leaders: Thomas Gay, Founder, CEO & Chairman, REFER.COM
Paul Saldo, Chief Business Development Officer, DEVEN SOFTWARE
Peter Hickey, CEO and Founder, MAUS BUSINESS SYSTEMS

What You Need to Know About Your Future Customers & Acquirees

Bo Burlingham, Editor-at-Large, INC. MAGAZINE

Today’s M&A Environment: How Long Will It Last?

Jeffrey Mortimer, Managing Director, Director of Investment Strategy, BNY MELLON WEALTH MANAGEMENT

Taking a Deal from 3X to 7X

Panelists: Kenneth Marks, Founder & Managing Partner, HIGH ROCK PARTNERS
Basil Peters, Principal, STRATEGIC EXITS

Adding Value Growth Services to Your Practice – Positioning for Success

Panelists: Matt Klauser, Senior Managing Consultant, BKD LLP
Doug Milner, Founder & Managing Partner, STRATEGIC ACQUISITION ADVISORS
Gary W. Ampulski, PhD, CM&AA, CEPA, Managing Partner, MIDWEST GENESIS
Moderator: Matt Evans, EXCELLENCE IN FINANCIAL MANAGEMENT