9.00 am

Registration, Breakfast and Morning Café

10.00 - 11.00 am

Business Roundtable

Growth + Investments: M&A Priorities

Review elements effecting deal decisions and value creation in a competitive business environment.
Richard Harmon, Managing Director, CSG Partners
Richard Phillips, Founder & Senior Partner, Crossroads Capital

11.00 – 12.00 pm

Regulatory Roundtable

Headwinds: Obstacles to Deal Completion.

Regulation, anti-trust, and shareholder activism.
TBA, Donnelley Financial Solutions
Kison Patel, CEO, Day1 Advisory

12.10 - 1.40 pm

Networking Lunch

1.50 - 2.30 pm


Women Rainmakers

Share insights on achieving success in a competitive business and deal community.
Claudine M. Cohen, Principal, Co-Leader Financial Sponsors Industry, CohnReznick
Teresa C. Kohl, Managing Director, SSG Capital Advisors
Shari L. Heyen, Co-Chair of Global Restructuring & Bankruptcy, Greenberg Traurig, LLP

2.45 pm

Networking & Recognition Ceremony

Singularly honoring A-List of most talented, respected and brilliant women dealmakers from the corporate, investing, private equity, investment bank, and legal M&A and restructuring transactional communities from all corners of the United States.

4.00 pm

Forum Adjourns.

6.30 - 10.00 pm

Annual U.S.A M&A Atlas Awards │ Gala

Honors the best value-creating deals, outstanding firms, top dealmakers and legendary leaders solely from the vibrant USA investors, corporate and transactional communities.

Award recipients must attend the ceremony to personally accept their name-engraved golden trophy.

6.30 - 10.00 pm

USA M&A Atlas Awards │ Gala & Ceremony

Welcome to the world’s most prestigious, independently governed awards, singularly honoring the best value-creating deals, outstanding firms, top dealmakers and legendary leaders from all corners of United States.

6.30 - 7.30 pm

Guest Arrivals & Networking Reception

Check-in by business card. Attire is business formal. Black-tie is welcomed.

7.30 pm

Dinner Networking

Open Seating except for Reserved Corporate Table of 10 Guests.

8.15 pm

Winner Announcement & Trophy Presentation Ceremony

Acceptance Remarks limited to a minute.
Winners Circle Group Photo at the end of the ceremony.
Photographer is available for individual, colleagues and firm group photos.

10.00 pm


Trophy boxes and bags are available to safely carry your treasured winner trophy.