An investor conference conceived to help manufacturing and supply-chain companies identify new opportunities and evaluate investment options to fund growth.
Companies will hear from business leaders about factors shaping company valuations, challenges associated with family-owned businesses, mergers and acquisitions, exits and succession planning.
Lenders and investors will also provide an update regarding debt and equity markets, and importantly, non-traditional methods manufacturers should evaluate to creatively fund their companies.
Manufacturers of all sizes evaluating financing options or preparing a company for growth, sale, succession, or M&A
Family-owned companies and others wanting to learn more about the impact and implications of equity financing
Companies in high-growth sectors like food and beverage, aerospace, medical and bioscience, consumer-product manufacturing, ag-tech and others.
Investment professionals intent on learning about manufacturing. Space is limited. Don’t WAIT!
M2 is the first investor conference CONCEIVED FOR MANUFACTURERS! A 5-to-1 ratio of companies to service businesses will be maintained to ensure a comfortable learning environment for all attendees.
The Manufacturing Opportunity: Industry and Supply Chain in Transition
Powerful trends undergird a broad-based manufacturing surge. Leaders in growth sectors like energy, food and beverage, aerospace, consumer product and contract manufacturing discuss where opportunity is materializing and how companies can align operations to pursue growth.
Creative Financing for Growth Companies
Business leaders, senior lenders and investors discuss creative funding approaches for manufacturing businesses in various business cycles, and explore what companies should be doing to build investment value. A must-attend for manufacturers funding growth or considering mergers and acquisitions, succession or sale. This session is comprised of two moderated panel discussions featuring industry and financial voices.
Company Presentations and One-on-One Meetings
Companies actively seeking financing will have the opportunity to meet directly with the investors of their choice at the conference. These meetings will be pre-scheduled on a first-come, first-served basis.
Keynote and Reception
Monday, July 27, 2015
Tivoli Student Union
$69 - Manufacturing & Related Executives
$129 - Invited Business & Service Professionals
$495 - Investment Professionals