Agenda

Each year’s agenda is committed to providing insight into current trends, operational best practices, and keys to driving enterprise value – all delivered by top experts in the space. The content is curated and tailored to reflect the interests of our attendees, yielding valuable data, actionable takeaways, and lasting relationships.

 

4:00 PM - 6:00 PM
Register and Revel

6:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Welcome Reception and Dinner

7:00 PM
The Founder to CEO Leap

8:00 PM
Investor Wisdom

8:30 PM
Fireside Chats
6:30 AM - 9:00 AM
Breakfast

6:30 AM - 12:00 PM
8th Annual Golf Scramble

8:30 AM – 12:00 PM
Historic Sloss Furnace Iron Pouring

9:00 AM – 12:00 PM
Morning Spa Sessions

9:00 AM – 12:00 PM
Barber Vintage Motor Sports Museum

9:30 AM – 12:00 PM
Birmingham Civil Rights Institute

1:00 PM – 1:30 PM
Buffet Lunch and Opening Remarks

1:30 PM – 3:45 PM
Breakout Discussion Sessions

4:20 PM – 4:45 PM
Culture, Vision, Values, & Innovation

4:45 PM – 5:00 PM
7 Minute CEO Blitz Sessions

5:00 PM – 5:20 PM
Lessons from Both Sides of the Table

5:20 PM – 5:45 PM
Wisdom of the Crowd

7:00 PM
Cocktail Reception

7:30 PM
Bama Bash
8:00 AM
Breakfast

8:30 AM - 9:00 AM
Are You Investment Grade?

9:00 AM - 9:20 AM
Failed Payment Failures

9:20 AM - 9:40 AM
Financing M&A in a Turbulent Capital Market

9:40 AM – 10:00 AM
Breakout Discussion Sessions

10:00 AM - 10:20 AM
How to Create Enterprise Value with Marketing

10:20 AM - 10:45 AM
CEO Stories of Success and Failure

10:45 AM - 11:10 AM
Expansion from Your Core

11:10 AM - 11:30 AM
Breakout Discussion Sessions

11:30 AM - 12:15 PM
CEO Blitz Sessions

12:30 PM - 1:30 PM
Private Equity and Investor Panel Lunch & Learn

1:30 PM - 1:45 PM
Closing Remarks & Awards

1:45 PM - 3:00 PM
Shuttles available to the Birmingham Shuttlesworth International Airport

Formal events and activities end at 1:45 PM Wednesday afternoon; however attendees are encouraged to stay longer and continue to build relationships, exchange ideas, and enjoy the natural and cultural beauty of the Ross Bridge Golf Resort & Spa.