Past Events

Get engaged with the middle market.

One of the best ways to learn more about the middle market is to take advantage of events tailored specifically to middle market companies, researchers, and business students. Learn more about the many unique opportunities available to you, including Fisher College of Business executive education programs and the National Center for the Middle Market’s premier event, the National Middle Market Summit.

  • April 24-26, 2017

    External Event

    Aria Resort and Casino

    1453

    Intergrowth 2017

     For over 45 years, top middle-market professionals from across the globe make the annual trip to ACG's Intergrowth conference.  Attendees rely on the event as a main source for networking and deal flow every year. 

    Learn More.
  • April 19, 2017

    Executive Education

    The RISK Institute

    1456

    Identify, Plan, Protect: Using Cyber to Your Advantage

    We live in a digital age, which means our business vulnerabilities exist in the digital sphere. This session features speakers from the FBI, CIA, Ohio Attorney General's Office, The Ohio State University, and Battelle. We'll be covering so much more than technological risk, it's truly enterprise risk management. Learn More.
  • Available on Demand

    Webinar

    1464

    Cybersecurity Defense: Shielding Your Business From Threats

    Roughly 90 percent of midsize businesses polled believe a cybersecurity event (such as a data breach or malicious external attack) would impact their bottom line, according to the National Center for the Middle Market. And yet, companies dedicate only 6 percent of their IT budget (on average) to fighting this risk.

    SunTrust Bank, together with Cisco Systems, will bring this topic to the forefront with a live webinar and Q&A covering topics including:

    - The top 5 security concerns today
    - Maintaining the security of digital assets
    - Current threat landscape - nation-states, fraudsters and hacktivists
    - Effective cybersecurity tools Learn More.
  • April 13, 2017

    Speaking

    La Cantera Resort & Spa

    1452

    San Antonio Vistage Executive Summit - Driving Dynamic Decisions

    What is the Vistage Executive Summit?  Helmed by event speakers who walk the talk, the Vistage Executive Summit is not for everyone. It is for you. Executive. Leader. Chief Problem-Solver. This event will provide you with the insights to make better decisions, helping you refine your instincts, improve your judgement, and expand your perspectives. Learn More.
  • April 12, 2017

    Speaking

    AT&T Executive Education and Conference Center

    1451

    Austin Vistage Executive Summit - Driving Dynamic Decisions

    What is the Vistage Executive Summit?  Helmed by event speakers who walk the talk, the Vistage Executive Summit is not for everyone. It is for you. Executive. Leader. Chief Problem-Solver. This event will provide you with the insights to make better decisions, helping you refine your instincts, improve your judgment, and expand your perspectives.

    Learn More.
  • January 31

    Speaking

    1439

    Growth Matters: Activating Greater Philadelphia's Middle Market

    With the launch of the Chamber’s Middle Market Action Team, we are pleased to release the findings of our in-depth, first-of-its-kind study of our region’s middle market businesses. The report shows that Greater Philadelphia's middle market companies, defined as businesses with annual revenue between $10M and $1B, make up 1% of regional establishments yet contribute 27% of our region's private-sector employment and account for 24% of total revenue produced in Greater Philadelphia. Learn More.
  • January 25

    Webinar

    1436

    Q4‘16 Middle Market Indicator

    Now with 20 quarters of data, Executive Director Thomas A. Stewart from the NCMM, a research center focused on providing critical data, insights and perspectives to accelerate growth of the U.S. middle market economy, will discuss the latest results from the NCMM’s Q4 Middle Market Indicator report. Learn More.
  • January 24

    Executive Education

    The Blackwell Inn and Conference Center

    1442

    The Risk Institute Executive Education Series

    Join us on January 24 at 10 a.m. to explore effective ways to manage supply chain risk and gain insight on how to establish a culture of resilience within your organization in an age of turbulence.  Learn More.
  • January 18

    Speaking

    The University Club, 111 Lyon St. NW, Suite 1025, Grand Rapids, MI 49503

    1437

    ACG Western Michigan Breakfast

    The rate of revenue growth in the middle market remains strong, and employment growth rates continue to accelerate across middle market revenue segments and industries. Douglas Farren and Thomas Stewart from the National Center for Middle Market will deliver a full report with an outlook and projections for future revenue and employment growth in 2017.
    Learn More.
  • December 7, 2016

    Webinar

    1431

    How Global Trade Leads to Smart Growth

    While the flow of trade and investments in the Americas is frequently analyzed, the focus is usually on the largest multi-national corporations. To address this need the National Center for the Middle Market exclusively surveys mid-sized companies to learn what influences the middle market. Please join us as we break down the findings of the NCMM’s recent survey “Winning in the Americas” and provide insights from SunTrust on global trade. Learn More.
  • November 17, 2016

    Speaking

    Mason Hall Rotunda

    1426

    Fisher Breakfast Briefing

    National Center for the Middle Market Executive Director Thomas A. Stewart and Managing Director Doug Farren will share the center’s new research, reveal the “secrets” of middle market growth champions and describe how middle market companies are driving competitiveness for Ohio and the nation.  Learn More.
  • November 15

    External Event

    Chicago, Illinois

    1416

    Pro-Business, Pro-Chicago Supported by Mid-Market Chicago

    "From talent to transportation to economic climate, Chicago consistently ranks as one of the best places in the world to do business. But don’t take our word for it. Hear directly from leaders in top corporations – those who built their businesses here and those who have grown their businesses here - about why they continue to invest in Chicago and its people." Learn More.
  • October 27

    External Event

    Chicago, Illinois

    1415

    Crain's Middle Market Breakfast

    "CEOs of mid-market companies will share their expertise on growth, innovation and establishing success. This breakfast features a networking reception, plated breakfast, panel discussion, as well as audience Q&A." Learn More.
  • October 25 - 26

    External Event

    Dallas, Texas

    1414

    Fortune Growth Summit

    "A key source of business contacts, deal flow, and knowledge, the 2016 Growth Summit, presented by FORTUNE, hosts the newsmakers and thought leaders who will help you out-learn and out-think the competition in the fields of leadership, strategy, marketing, sales, operations, and finance. Join leaders from FORTUNE’s “Fastest Growing Companies” along with hundreds of CEOs and the executive team members of leading mid-market firms ($5 million to $500 million) for two intense days of interactive learning, networking, and idea-generation." Learn More.
  • September 15

    Other

    The Blackwell Hotel Ballroom

    1412

    NCMM & CIBER Global Summit

    Register for the Winning in the Americas Global Summit hosted by the National Center for the Middle Market (NCMM) and The Ohio State University Center for International Business Education and Research (CIBER). The summit will be focused on trade and investment in the Western Hemisphere (North/Central/South America and the Caribbean) and feature keynote speakers, a presentation on the latest research from NCMM and panel discussions with experts and middle market CEOs. Learn More.
  • Aug. 23

    Webinar

    1394

    Q2‘16 Middle Market Indicator Webinar

    Now with 18 quarters of data, NCMM Executive Director Thomas A. Stewart will discuss the latest results from the NCMM’s Q2 Middle Market Indicator report Learn More.
  • June 7, 2016

    Speaking

    Chicago

    1390

    Middle Market Direct Lending Forum

    Join Bloomberg on June 7th in Chicago for an afternoon of panels and networking to discuss the latest trends and issues in middle market direct lending. Get up to speed on the state of the middle market followed by conversations with market players in the space, including fund managers and banks. Learn More.
  • May 24 - May 25

    Speaking

    New York, NY

    1383

    Bloomberg Breakaway Summit

    Bloomberg Breakaway Summit will convene a select group of CEOs and CFOs who lead businesses with significant appetite for growth. Learn More.
  • May 17

    Webinar

    1385

    Q1 ‘16 Middle Market Indicator Webinar

    Now with 16 quarters of data, Executive Director Thomas A. Stewart from the NCMM, a research center focused on providing critical data, insights and perspectives to accelerate growth of the U.S. middle market economy, will discuss the latest results from the NCMM’s Q1 Middle Market Indicator report. The webinar will cover: Learn More.
  • Mar 23-24

    Speaking

    Washington, D.C.

    1381

    Middle Market Summit

    Wall Street Journal editors will interview policy makers, practitioners, and other mid-market experts on the key business issues that affect them.

    Learn More.
  • December 15, 2015

    Webinar

    1358

    Organizing for Innovation in the Middle Market

    Please join Cherry Bekaert, along with the National Center for the Middle Market, for an executive webinar on growing middle market companies through innovation. Receive “first look” results and implications from new Middle Market Innovation research. Learn More.
  • December 10, 2015

    Webinar

    1357

    Organizing for Innovation in the Middle Market

    Please join Cherry Bekaert, along with the National Center for the Middle Market, for an executive webinar on growing middle market companies through innovation. Receive “first look” results and implications from new Middle Market Innovation research. Learn More.
  • December 1, 2015

    Webinar

    1356

    Innovation Practices for the Middle Market

    This informative webinar will provide an overview of recent findings regarding innovation—or the introduction of new ideas, products, services, processes, and practices—and how it drives revenue growth for industries and individual companies alike. In the middle market specifically, companies that rate themselves very good at innovation are significantly more likely than less innovative firms to experience rapid revenue growth of 10% or more per year.  Learn More.
  • November 4

    Webinar

    1352

    Q3 '15 Middle-Market Indicator

    Now with 15 quarters of data, Executive Director Thomas A. Stewart from the NCMM, a research center focused on providing critical data, insights and perspectives to accelerate growth of the U.S. middle market economy, will discuss the latest results from the NCMM’s Q3 Middle Market Indicator report. Learn More.
  • October 27

    Speaking

    78 York Street London, W1H 1DP United Kingdom

    1336

    Grow Abroad Conference

    The one-day conference will be held in Europe's financial capital, London, and will be preceded by an afternoon site visit to a facility in the London area. It will be followed by a one day training course for the government agencies who understand the importance to their own long-term success of helping small and medium-sized businesses thrive internationally. Learn More.
  • October 2

    Speaking

    Sheraton Denver Downtown Hotel, 1550 Court Place, Denver, CO 80202

    1342

    Champions of Innovation in the Middle Market

    If you are a middle market leader looking to drive growth and innovation in your organization, plan on attending this insightful and valuable conference presented by Inc. Magazine and The Ohio State University Center for Innovation and Entrepreneurship. Learn More.
  • September 27-29

    Other

    San Diego Convention Center, 111 West Harbor Drive, San Diego, CA 92101

    1341

    CSCMP Annual Conference

    Break free from the typical conference monotony and attend the most unique and gratifying supply chain conference in the world. Those who attend our conference make this the one and only stop in their quest to get up-to-the-minute supply chain research and industry information with the balanced perspective of practitioners, academics, and service providers. Our content focuses on the customer and the consumer not just the process so you get the true end-to-end supply chain knowledge you and your team need to think outside of the box. Learn More.
  • September 16

    Speaking

    Cleveland, OH

    1343

    Anil Makhija Speaks at The City Club of Cleveland About Importance of U.S. Middle Market

    Anil Makhija, Dean of The Ohio State University Fisher College of Business spoke at The City Club of Cleveland about the importance of the U.S. middle market. Learn More.
  • August 11-13

    Other

    Montreal, Canada

    1335

    2015 ACCE Convention

    Association of Chamber of Commerce Executives (ACCE)  event brings together ​over 1,000 chamber professionals from North America and beyond in downtown Montréal, one of Canada’s most important commercial centers, for three days of learning, networking and celebrating. This event will expand your network and open the door to connections you need to discover your next deal. Learn More.
  • August 06, 2015

    Speaking

    Sheraton Columbus Hotel at Capital Square - 75 E State St, Columbus, OH 43215

    1334

    Middle Market Export Summit

    Provide a spotlight and workshop for Central Ohio middle market companies interested in learning more about the importance of exports, key considerations, and resources available.  A forum to network with peers and exchange best practices, questions, and ideas. Learn More.
  • August 4, 2015

    Webinar

    1276

    Q2'15 MMI Webinar

    Tom Stewart, Executive Director of the National Center for the Middle Market, will share highlights from the Center's Q2'15 Middle Market Indicator (MMI) Report. Now with over three consecutive years of performance data on the middle market, the MMI is the nation's most comprehensive barometer of U.S. middle market performance and future trends. Learn More.
  • June 23, 2015

    Speaking

    Maggiano’s Little Italy 3368 Peachtree Road, Atlanta GA

    1333

    Creating a Business Environment for Driving Middle-Market Growth

    The Atlanta Chapter of the Association for Corporate Growth (ACG), a global professional organization focused on middle-market growth, mergers, acquisitions, and private investment, will host an event on “Creating a Business Environment for Driving Middle-Market Growth” on Tuesday, June 23 at the Maggiano’s Little Italy in Buckhead near Metro Atlanta. Learn More.
  • June 4, 2015

    Other

    Florham Park, NJ

    1326

    Aligning Your Employees With The Company's Business Objectives - New Jersey

    The CFO Alliance, The National Center for the Middle Market, and GE Capital bring you an interactive Roundtable Discussion on Human Capital. Learn how to align your external brand with internal culture, build a sustainable platform to acquire the best talent, and create an incentive program to align your company's people with strategy and performance. In addition you will discuss, debate, and analyze methods and strategies to motivate your people. Learn More.
  • May 20, 2015

    Speaking

    Washington, DC

    1325

    Aligning Your Employees With The Company's Business Objectives - DC

    The CFO Alliance, The National Center for the Middle Market, and GE Capital bring you an interactive Roundtable Discussion on Human Capital. Learn how to align your external brand with internal culture, build a sustainable platform to acquire the best talent, and create an incentive program to align your company's people with strategy and performance. In addition you will discuss, debate, and analyze methods and strategies to motivate your people. Learn More.
  • May 19, 2015

    Speaking

    New York, NY

    1324

    Aligning Your Employees With The Company's Business Objectives - New York

    The CFO Alliance, The National Center for the Middle Market, and GE Capital bring you an interactive Roundtable Discussion on Human Capital. Learn how to align your external brand with internal culture, build a sustainable platform to acquire the best talent, and create an incentive program to align your company's people with strategy and performance. In addition you will discuss, debate, and analyze methods and strategies to motivate your people. Learn More.
  • May 14, 2015

    Other

    Chicago, IL

    1323

    Aligning Your Employees With The Company's Business Objectives - Chicago

    The CFO Alliance, The National Center for the Middle Market, and GE Capital bring you an interactive Roundtable Discussion on Human Capital. Learn how to align your external brand with internal culture, build a sustainable platform to acquire the best talent, and create an incentive program to align your company's people with strategy and performance. In addition you will discuss, debate, and analyze methods and strategies to motivate your people. Learn More.
  • May 13, 2015

    Speaking

    Denver, CO

    1322

    Aligning Your Employees With The Company's Business Objectives - Denver

    The CFO Alliance, The National Center for the Middle Market, and GE Capital bring you an interactive Roundtable Discussion on Human Capital. Learn how to align your external brand with internal culture, build a sustainable platform to acquire the best talent, and create an incentive program to align your company's people with strategy and performance. In addition you will discuss, debate, and analyze methods and strategies to motivate your people. Learn More.
  • May 8, 2015

    Speaking

    Cleveland, OH

    1279

    2015 Greater Cleveland Partnership Middle Market Forum

    Join the Greater Cleveland Partnership and the National Middle Market Center for the fourth annual Middle Market Forum on May 8, 2015 at Corporate College East.  Learn More.
  • May 7, 2015

    Speaking

    Chicago, IL

    1327

    Illinois State Study Event with Governor Rauner

    Illinois is a top state for middle market businesses, with 2.7 million employees working for firms with revenues between $10 million and $1 billion. That’s why GE Capital, in partnership with the National Center for the Middle Market (NCMM) and the Chicagoland Chamber of Commerce, commissioned a study to better understand the opportunities and challenges of middle market companies in Illinois. We hope you join us to learn more about the middle market in Illinois. Learn More.
  • May 6, 2015

    Other

    Los Angeles, CA

    1320

    Aligning Your Employees With The Company's Business Objectives - LA

    The CFO Alliance, The National Center for the Middle Market, and GE Capital bring you an interactive Roundtable Discussion on Human Capital. Learn how to align your external brand with internal culture, build a sustainable platform to acquire the best talent, and create an incentive program to align your company's people with strategy and performance. In addition you will discuss, debate, and analyze methods and strategies to motivate your people. Learn More.
  • May 6, 2015

    Webinar

    1318

    Q1'15 MMI Webinar

    Join the NCMM’s Executive Director, Thomas A. Stewart, as he discusses the Q1’15 MMI results. In addition to sharing the latest insights on the health and performance of the middle market, he will share the results of the Center’s latest research report “Building the Top Team” which focuses on attracting, recruiting, and retaining top talent leveraging what most middle market companies find challenging: a strong employer brand and employee value proposition. Learn More.
  • April 26 - 29, 2015

    Speaking

    Los Angeles, CA

    1277

    Milken Institute Global Conference 2015

    The Milken Institute's Global Conference convenes some of the world's most extraordinary people to explore solutions to today's most pressing challenges in financial markets, industry sectors, health, government and education in an effort to find solutions. Learn More.
  • April 22, 2015

    Other

    Philadelphia, PA

    1319

    Aligning Your Employees With The Company's Business Objectives - Philadelphia

    The CFO Alliance, The National Center for the Middle Market, and GE Capital bring you an interactive Roundtable Discussion on Human Capital. Learn how to align your external brand with internal culture, build a sustainable platform to acquire the best talent, and create an incentive program to align your company's people with strategy and performance. In addition you will discuss, debate, and analyze methods and strategies to motivate your people. Learn More.
  • April 20, 2015

    Other

    Columbus, OH

    1278

    Oversight Board Meeting

    The National Center for the Middle Market's next Oversight Board Meeting will take place on April 20, 2015 in Columbus, OH. Learn More.
  • April 20-22, 2015

    Executive Education

    Columbus, OH

    1307

    Talent & Customer Focus for the Middle Market

    “Talent and Customer Focus for the Middle Market” is a three-day executive education program for middle market executives and senior managers, specifically designed to develop core capabilities in the areas of talent management and customer focus. Learn More.
  • April 13 - 15, 2015

    Speaking

    Orlando, FL

    1274

    Intergrowth 2015

    Join the National Center for the Middle Market at ACG's InterGrowth 2015. For more than 40 years, it has been the middle market’s primary source for networking and deal flow, bringing together M&A professionals from across the globe and all industry segments to offer attendees three key benefits: capital, connections and deals. Learn More.
  • May 7, 2015

    Other

    Orange County, CA

    1321

    Aligning Your Employees With The Company's Business Objectives - OC

    The CFO Alliance, The National Center for the Middle Market, and GE Capital bring you an interactive Roundtable Discussion on Human Capital. Learn how to align your external brand with internal culture, build a sustainable platform to acquire the best talent, and create an incentive program to align your company's people with strategy and performance. In addition you will discuss, debate, and analyze methods and strategies to motivate your people. Learn More.
  • April 2, 2015

    Speaking

    Chicago, IL

    1311

    Crain's Chicago Spring Middle Market Breakfast

    Join Tom Stewart, Exec. Director of the NCMM, at Crain’s Chicago's Spring Middle Market Breakfast to learn about growth strategies for middle market companies. This program is designed to provide real-world business council to owners and top executives at Chicago-area middle market companies. Learn More.
  • March 25, 2015

    Webinar

    1310

    Middle Market Talent Report: How Middle Market Firm Attract and Retain the Top Talent that Fuels Their Success.

    The National Center for Middle Market and The Novo Group partnered in a research study of 400+ middle market C-suite executives and 600+ executives who are potential candidates for senior level roles in middle market companies. Join our webinar to learn what successful middle market companies are doing and how your company can transform into an employer that attracts top talent. Learn More.
  • March 10, 2015

    Speaking

    Chicago, IL

    1303

    How Midsize Companies Can Win in the Talent, Innovation, and Operations Wars

    The challenge of fielding a great leadership team is greater in the middle market than it is anywhere else. Mid-sized companies stand face to face with the big guys every day—either as competitors or as suppliers and customers; they need a team every bit as good.  Learn More.
  • February 10, 2015

    Webinar

    1275

    Q4’14 MMI Webinar

    Tom Stewart, Executive Director of the National Center for the Middle Market, will share highlights from the Center's Q4'14 Middle Market Indicator (MMI) Report. Now with three consecutive years of performance data on the middle market, the MMI is the nation's most comprehensive barometer of U.S. middle market performance and future trends. Learn More.
  • February 9, 2015

    Speaking

    Atlanta, GA

    1292

    Middle Market Indicator discussion with National Center for the Middle Market and Cherry Bekaert

    Tom Stewart, Executive Director, National Center for the Middle Market will be meeting with an exclusive group of c-suite executives to discuss the latest findings from the Center's Q4'14 Middle Market Indicator Report. Learn More.
  • January 29, 2015

    Speaking

    Washington DC

    1290

    Impact of Tax and Trade Policies to the Middle Market

    The bipartisan Congressional Caucus for Middle Market Growth invites you to an educational briefing on tax and trade policies affecting the middle market. Join us on Thursday, January 29, 2015 at noon to learn more about how tax and trade policies impact middle market companies' ability to grow and create jobs nationwide and in your district. Learn More.
  • January 27, 2015

    Other

    Washington, D.C.

    1273

    Middle Market Public Policy Summit

    It’s a new Congress and a new year. Join the National Center for the Middle Market at ACG's Annual 2015 Middle-Market Public Policy Summit on January 27 at the Park Hyatt in Washington, D.C. Learn More.
  • January 26, 2015

    Other

    1280

    Middle Market Monday 2015

    January 26, 2015 will mark the first-ever Middle Market Monday, a day focused on celebrating and recognizing middle market businesses in the U.S. Learn More.
  • January 20, 2015

    Speaking

    New York, NY

    1272

    SBIA 2015 Northeast Private Equity Conference

    The 2015 Northeast Private Equity Conference will provide attendees with critical updates on legislative and regulatory issues, the industry outlook for 2015, and lessons in perseverance and risk-taking from keynote speaker, Rich Wilson. Learn More.
  • January 15, 2015

    Speaking

    Buffalo, NY

    1266

    New York’s Mighty Middle Market

    This event on Thursday, January 15th in Buffalo, NY will explore the triggering events and game-changing strategies that propel middle market companies into the ranks of sustained growth firms. Learn More.
  • December 11, 2014

    Speaking

    Washington DC

    1256

    Corporate Governance Symposium Series - DC

    Join The CFO Alliance, Drinker Biddle, & the NCMM in DC as we discuss corporate governance issues in middle market companies. Learn More.
  • December 10, 2014

    Speaking

    New York, NY

    1255

    Corporate Governance Symposium Series - New York

    Join The CFO Alliance, Drinker Biddle, & the NCMM in NYC as we discuss corporate governance issues in middle market companies. Learn More.
  • December 8, 2014

    Speaking

    Chicago, IL

    1254

    Corporate Governance Symposium Series - Chicago

    Join The CFO Alliance, Drinker Biddle, & the NCMM in Chicago as we discuss corporate governance issues in middle market companies. Learn More.
  • December 3, 2014

    Speaking

    Los Angeles, CA

    1253

    Corporate Governance Symposium Series - LA

    Join The CFO Alliance, Drinker Biddle, & the NCMM in LA as we discuss corporate governance issues in middle market companies. Learn More.
  • October 29, 2014

    Student Event

    Columbus, OH

    1236

    Morning Joe Live Broadcast

    MSNBC will broadcast the Morning Joe show live, featuring Joe Scarborough and Mika Brzezinski, on Wednesday, Oct. 29, from the 2014 National Middle Market Summit. As an exclusive offering for OSU students, MSNBC invites you to get a first-hand experience by sitting on the set of this award-winning morning talk show. Learn More.
  • October 29, 2014

    Annual Summit

    Columbus, OH

    154

    2014 National Middle Market Summit

    This national summit at The Ohio State University in Columbus, OH will bring together more than 1000 CEOs, academics, policymakers and industry experts to discuss the unique set of challenges that middle market executives face – and, more importantly, provide solutions to help them create growth in a challenging economy. Learn More.
  • October 28, 2014

    Speaking

    Columbus, OH

    1221

    New Worlds to Conquer: Accelerating the middle market’s export performance

    Whether your company has extensive experience in global markets or is just starting to expand outside U.S. borders, please join the Brookings Institution and the National Center for the Middle Market to learn how to take advantage of this underexploited growth opportunity. Learn More.
  • October 28, 2014

    Annual Summit

    Columbus, OH

    1228

    2014 Summit Welcome Reception hosted by The National Center for the Middle Market

    The National Center for the Middle Market will be hosting a welcome reception immediately following the 2014 National Middle Market Summit fireside chat on October 28, 2014. Learn More.
  • October 28, 2014

    Executive Education

    Columbus, OH

    1170

    2014 Access GE Exec. Ed. Report Out Session

    Companies from the 2014 Access GE Exec. Ed. Program reconvene on OSU's campus prior to the Middle Market Summit. Learn More.
  • September 28 - October 1, 2014

    Speaking

    Oklahoma City, OK

    1187

    2014 ASCP Conference

    Doug Farren, Associate Director of the National Center for the Middle Market (NCMM), will be presenting key insights from the Center's first ever state study. In collaboration with the Ohio Chamber of Commerce, the NCMM conducted a study similar their National Middle Market Indicator to take the pulse of Ohio's middle market. Learn More.
  • September 16, 2014

    Other

    Dallas, TX

    1185

    2014 Dallas Appetite for Disruption

    GE Capital's “Roadshow for Growth” national tour is a unique platform designed to give middle market businesses ($10 million to $1 billion in revenue) a major stage to voice their issues and promote growth within this critical segment of the U.S. economy. Learn More.
  • September 15, 2014

    Other

    Atlanta, GA

    1184

    2014 Atlanta Appetite for Disruption

    GE Capital's “Roadshow for Growth” national tour is a unique platform designed to give middle market businesses ($10 million to $1 billion in revenue) a major stage to voice their issues and promote growth within this critical segment of the U.S. economy. Learn More.
  • September 10, 2014

    Other

    Chicago, IL

    1183

    2014 Chicago Appetite for Disruption

    GE Capital's “Roadshow for Growth” national tour is a unique platform designed to give middle market businesses ($10 million to $1 billion in revenue) a major stage to voice their issues and promote growth within this critical segment of the U.S. economy. Learn More.
  • September 10, 2014

    Executive Education

    Columbus, OH

    1217

    The Risk Institute Executive Education Series: Balancing Risk to Create Value

    As a member of the National Center for the Middle Market, we know you value cutting-edge executive education and research. The Risk Institute is a new addition to Fisher College of Business and dedicated to the research of risk’s potential in every part of an organization. We also challenge executive-level professionals to consider the importance of risk and develop strategies for managing organizational risk within their companies. We are kicking off our second Executive Education series with a focus on supply chain risk management and resilience and invite you to attend. Learn More.
  • September 8-9, 2014

    Speaking

    Columbus, OH

    1182

    6th Annual Great Lakes ACG Capital Connection Conference

    Join the National Center for the Middle Market at the 6th Annual Great Lakes ACG Capital Connection Conference. Dr. Anil Makhija, Academic Director of the Center, will be presenting an overview of the middle market including the Center's latest Middle Market Indicator data. Learn More.
  • September 2, 2014

    Speaking

    Denver, CO

    1218

    The Voice of the Middle Market

    Join an engaging discussion highlighting the significant impact of this vital sector on the U.S. economy and the newly formed Congressional Caucus for Middle Market Growth. Cocktails and hors d’oeuvres to follow. Learn More.
  • August 2014 - May 2015

    Student Event

    Columbus, OH

    1214

    Middle Market Industry Cluster

    The Fisher Industry Clusters program offers undergraduate students a deep dive into highly relevant industries like Business Analytics, Health Care and now, the Middle Market. Engaging with C-suite executives and Fisher’s Industry experts for an entire academic year, these highachieving students are provided a depth of material and live business experiences typically found at the graduate level.  Learn More.
  • August 20, 2014

    Webinar

    1179

    Succession Planning for Family Business

    Thomas A. Stewart, Executive Director for the Middle Market Center will be moderating a panel discussion on succession planning for family businesses. Learn why succession planning is so important, what options are available, and what your company can do to start developing a succession plan. Learn More.
  • July 30, 2014

    Webinar

    1174

    Q2 '14 MMI Webinar

    Thomas A. Stewart, Executive Director of the National Center for the Middle Market, will be presenting the findings from the Center's Q2'14 Middle Market Indicator Report. Learn More.
  • July 24, 2014

    Speaking

    Chicago, IL

    1172

    Succession Planning, Talent Management and Acquisition Strategies

    Designed for C-suite business leaders and HR executives, a distinguished panel of experts will discuss the top talent management and acquisition strategies that are key to succession planning for middle-market companies. The keynote speaker, Thomas A. Stewart, Executive Director, National Center for the Middle Market, will lead the discussion with topics that include: Learn More.
  • July 10, 2014

    Other

    Columbus, OH

    1175

    Oversight Board Meeting

    The National Center for the Middle Market's Q2 Oversight Board meeting will take place on July 10, 2014. Learn More.
  • July 1, 2014

    Speaking

    Albany, NY

    1171

    The Mighty Middle Market - A growth engine in New York State

    Featuring a keynote discussion by Thomas A. Stewart, Executive Director, National Center for the Middle Market, and a panel of local middle market experts, attendees will learn about the triggering events and game-changing strategies that propel middle market companies into the ranks of sustained growth firms. Learn More.
  • May 29, 2014

    Speaking

    Washington, DC

    1166

    Congressional Caucus for Middle Market Growth

    The Congressional Caucus for Middle Market Growth will serve as an important forum of Members dedicated to elevating awareness of the middle market through data-driven research and regular briefings for congressional staff and policy leaders. The Center will serve an important role in supporting the Caucus with data, insights and research on the middle market. To learn more about the Caucus, click here. Learn More.
  • May 9, 2014

    Speaking

    Cleveland, OH

    49

    2014 Greater Cleveland Partnership Middle Market Forum

    Join the Greater Cleveland Partnership and the National Middle Market Center for the third annual Middle Market Forum as we discuss key issues facing middle market companies. The National Center for the Middle Market will be highlighting their 2014 Q1 middle market indicator results. Learn More.
  • April 28 - 30, 2014

    Speaking

    Las Vegas, NV

    50

    ACG Intergrowth 2014

    ACG's flagship event brings together more than 2,000 M&A professionals from around the world. Comprised of professionals representing all facets of the deal, this event will expand your network and open the door to connections you need to discover your next deal. Keynote speakers at this years event include the Co-Founder of Twitter, Biz Stone, and five-time NFL MVP, Peyton Manning. The National Center for the Middle Market will also be presenting our latest Middle Market Indicator findings (Q1 2014). Learn More.
  • April 27-30, 2014

    Speaking

    Los Angeles, CA

    157

    Milken Institute Global Conference

    Each spring, the Milken Institute brings many of the world’s most powerful people to Los Angeles on a mission to address the biggest challenges of our time. Armed with provocative opinions and fresh insights, they do much more than just debate the issues. They help move policy toward realistic solutions. Learn More.
  • April 21-24, 2014

    Executive Education

    Columbus, OH

    156

    2014 Access GE Executive Education Program

    Designed for teams of three to five cross-functional executives, senior managers, or business leaders, our executive education program helps your company’s leaders tackle a real business challenge or opportunity currently faced by your company. The program’s project-based learning combines world-class academic instructors, GE experts, and real world expert practitioners who will share frameworks, best practices, and insights that your leadership team can adapt and apply within your business. Learn More.
  • April 10-12, 2014

    Student Event

    Columbus, OH

    1169

    2014 Fisher Case Competition: Columbus Blue Jackets

    As the 2014 Fisher Invitational Case, the Columbus Blue Jackets hosted the student teams for a private kick-off dinner at Nationwide Arena during which they provided a tour of the arena and locker rooms. Learn More.
  • March 28, 2014

    Speaking

    Albany, NY

    153

    Family Business Seminar

    Presented by the University of Albany's School of Business, The Family Business Seminar covers fundamental considerations in leading and governing an effective and profitable family-owned or other closely-held enterprise. Participants will learn through and panels of faculty, experts and professionals on how to leverage the strengths of family business management and successfully implement practices that drive high performance and healthy family relationships. Brenda Tsai, Commercial Leader for the NCMM will be presenting. Learn More.
  • March 20, 2014

    Speaking

    Houston, TX

    48

    The Mighty Middle Market in Houston Q1 2014

    Hosted by Greater Houston Partnership, The National Center for the Middle Market will be conducting a Middle Market CEO Panel Discussion. Join us for lunch as we discuss the latest findings of our quarterly middle market indicator report.  Learn More.
  • March 19, 2014

    Webinar

    47

    GAAP Accounting and the Impact on Mid-Market Businesses

    Experts across GE, Deloitte and The Ohio State University provide a customized mid-market overview of the most recent and significant changes in GAAP. The featured experts highlight how these GAAP changes can impact your mid-market company, particularly in the areas of leasing and insurance. A copy of the full slide deck can be found here. Learn More.
  • February 12, 2014

    Speaking

    Anaheim, CA

    45

    Breakfast with the National Center for the Middle Market

    Join the National Center for the Middle Market for breakfast at the Hilton Anaheim as we discuss middle market growth and what it takes to sustain it! Attendees will receive free admission to the UBM Canon Trade Show event at the Anaheim Convention Center. Learn More.
  • February 5, 2014

    Speaking

    Washington, DC

    44

    ACG Middle Market Public Policy Summit

    The National Center for the Middle Market will be presenting at ACG's Public Policy Summit in Washington, DC on February 5, 2014. Join Dr. Anil Makhija, Academic Director of the Center as he discusses the challenges middle market businesses are facing and what policy makers can do to drive growth in this sector. Register now to attend. Learn More.
  • February 4, 2014

    Student Event

    Columbus, OH

    28

    2014 Fisher Spring Internship & Career Fair

    The National Center for the Middle Market understands the challenges middle market companies face when it comes to recruiting top talent which is why we have partnered with Ohio State University's Fisher College of Business Career Management Office to provide a discounted employer registration fee for companies with annual revenues between $10M - $1B. Learn More.
  • January 30, 2014

    Webinar

    46

    Q4 '13 Middle Market Indicator Webinar

    Join Dr. Anil Makhija, Academic Director for the National Center for the Middle Market as he discusses the Center's Q4 2013 Middle Market Indicator survey results on January 30, 2014 from 2-3PM. Learn More.
  • January 29, 2014

    Student Event

    Columbus, OH

    40

    2014 Middle Market Student Summit

    Join the National Center for the Middle Market on January 29, 2014 for our second annual Student Summit. Hear from recent grads who are now working at middle market companies as well as Giovanni Feroce, CEO of Alex & Ani. Learn More.
  • January 22, 2014

    Speaking

    New York, NY

    41

    2014 Northeast Private Equity Conference

    Dr. Anil Makhija, Academic Director of the National Center for the Middle Market will be presenting the Q4 '13 Middle Market Indicator results. In addition, he will specifically focus on the lower middle market (annual revenues $10M-$50M). Learn More.
  • January 22, 2014

    Speaking

    Dallas, TX

    42

    The Mighty Middle Market in Dallas Q1 2014

    Hosted by The Greater Irving-Las Colinas Chamber of Commerce in partnership with the Dallas Regional Chamber of Commerce and Fort Worth Chamber of Commerce, The National Center for the Middle Market will be conducting a Middle Market CEO Panel Discussion. Join us for lunch as we discuss the latest findings of our quarterly middle market indicator report. Learn More.
  • December 12, 2013

    Webinar

    36

    Buying Innovation is an Option

    Join Plante Moran and the National Center for the Middle Market in a discussion on December 12th on best innovation practices for your organization based off of results from Plante Moran's 2013 Innovation Survey. Learn More.
  • November 21, 2013

    Speaking

    Washington, DC

    9

    2013 Healthcare Press Club Event

    Join us for a panel discussion and the release of a brand new report from the National Center for the Middle Market about the innovative health care delivery solutions U.S. businesses are implementing to reduce business costs and improve outcomes for their employees. To view the fact sheet click here. Learn More.
  • October 30, 2013

    Annual Summit

    Columbus, OH

    155

    2013 National Middle Market Summit

    This national summit at The Ohio State University in Columbus, OH will brought together more than 1000 CEOs, academics, policymakers and industry experts to discuss the unique set of challenges that middle market executives face – and, more importantly, provide solutions to help them create growth in a challenging economy. Learn More.
  • October 10, 2013

    Webinar

    35

    Talking Strategy: Where does R&D Belong in your organization?

    Join Plante Moran and the National Center for the Middle Market for a panel discussion on where research and development belongs in your organization. Speakers will include Ken Boyer, an operations management expert at the Fisher School of Business at The Ohio State University, and Jeff Mengel, a leader on Plante Moran's manufacturing team and analyst on the firm's innovation team. The webinar will be moderated by Chris Jones, leader of Plante Moran's service industry team and analyst on the firm's innovation team. Learn More.
  • October 8, 2013

    Other

    Cleveland, OH

    37

    2013 GCP Middle Market Innovation Forum

    The GCP Innovation Forum on Tuesday, October 8, is for middle-market C-suite executives and high-level managers searching for new skills to incite opportunity, advance new strategies, lead new initiatives and build an "innovative organization." Join us for a dynamic and interactive two-hour session that will empower you with strategies and tools to develop and lead an innovative organization, as well as arm you with the data points to benchmark your business against industry innovation leaders.  Learn More.
  • October 3, 2013

    Webinar

    27

    Choosing the Right Partner for Global Expansion

    Mid-size and small businesses are turning to strategic alliances and joint ventures to help them enter international markets, according to research by the National Center for the Middle Market and the Economist Intelligence Unit. The problem is that these business ventures often fail, but why? Learn More.
  • September 25, 2013

    Speaking

    Los Angeles, CA

    38

    Roundtable Breakfast with LA Economic Development Agency

    NCMM will be in California on Wednesday, September 25th for a roundtable breakfast with the LA Economic Development Agency to discuss the middle market in LA and why it's so important. Learn More.
  • September 18, 2013

    Webinar

    33

    Starting a More Deliberate Innovation Process

    Join Yet2 on September 18 for a discussion of how to get started, what makes a good innovation project, and best ways to organize tasks and resources. Included will be a live case study example based on the experiences of an Ohio company making the same decisions you are. Learn More.
  • September 17 - 18, 2013

    Speaking

    Chicago, IL

    34

    2013 Middle Market Americas Conference

    CPI's second annual Middle Market Americas Conference will delve into this segment, its payment needs and the endless opportunities. This one day conference will be held in Chicago on September 18, 2013, and will bring together organizations who offer solutions and services for this large segment as well as some of the middle market companies themselves. Learn More.
  • August 15, 2013

    Student Event

    Columbus, OH

    29

    2013 Fisher Fall Fair

    Open to all graduate students, the Fisher Fall Fair brings together all of the various departments and student organizations in the College of Business at Ohio State. Come meet the Center and learn about the different opportunities for students to get involved! Learn More.
  • June 17, 2013

    Other

    Detroit, MI

    26

    2013 Detroit Roadshow for Growth

    GE Capital and Slate's "Roadshow for Growth" will be visiting Detroit on June 17th. This national tour provides a unique platform designed to give middle market businesses ($10 million to $1 billion in revenue) a major stage to voice their issues and promote growth within this critical segment of the U.S. economy. Learn More.
  • June 12, 2013

    Other

    Pittsburgh, PA

    24

    2013 Pittsburgh Roadshow for Growth

    GE Capital and Slate's "Roadshow for Growth" will be visiting Pittsburgh on June 12th. This national tour provides a unique platform designed to give middle market businesses ($10 million to $1 billion in revenue) a major stage to voice their issues and promote growth within this critical segment of the U.S. economy. Learn More.
  • June 11, 2013

    Other

    New York, NY

    23

    2013 New York City Roadshow for Growth

    GE Capital and Slate's "Roadshow for Growth" will be visiting New York City on June 11th. This national tour provides a unique platform designed to give middle market businesses ($10 million to $1 billion in revenue) a major stage to voice their issues and promote growth within this critical segment of the U.S. economy. Learn More.
  • May 10, 2013

    Speaking

    Cleveland, OH

    20

    2013 Greater Cleveland Partnership Middle Market Forum

    Join the Greater Cleveland Partnership and the National Middle Market Center for the second annual Middle Market Forum as they discuss key issues facing middle market companies. The National Center for the Middle Market will be highlighting their 2013 Q1 middle market indicator results. Learn More.
  • March 20 - 21, 2013

    Speaking

    New York, NY

    21

    The Global Commercial Cards & Payments Summit 2013

    The world of commercial payments continues to grow and change and the pace is expected to accelerate. There is still significant opportunity for growth in card-based and other electronic payments. But where will this growth come from and how can it be achieved? Join us at the fifth annual Global Commercial Cards & Payments Summit 2013, March 20 - 21, in New York City to discuss these questions and many more. Learn More.
  • March 19, 2013

    Student Event

    Columbus, OH

    19

    2013 National Center for the Middle Market Career Fair

    The National Center for the Middle Market understands the challenges middle market companies face when it comes to recruiting top talent, especially when they are forced to compete with larger firms, which is why we designed a career fair specifically for those firms. Join us at The Ohio State's Fisher College of Business campus for our second annual middle market career fair on March 19th, 2013. Learn More.
  • February 21, 2013

    Student Event

    Columbus, OH

    22

    2013 Middle Market Student Summit

    Fisher College of Business graduate and undergraduate students. Join us this February as we discuss what the middle market is, how it's relevant in today's economy, and what career opportunities are available. Students will hear from a middle market CEO as well as recent OSU graduates who are now working in middle market companies. Learn More.
  • February 4 - 6, 2013

    Executive Education

    Columbus, OH

    18

    2013 National Center for the Middle Market Executive Education Program

    Designed for teams of three to five cross-functional executives, senior managers, or business leaders, our executive education program helps your company's leaders tackle a real business challenge or opportunity currently faced by your company. Learn More.
  • Jan 1, 2013

    Student Event

    Columbus, OH

    1168

    2013 Fisher Case Competition: Bravo Brio Restaurants

    As the 2013 Big 10+ Case, BBRG hosted the student teams for a private kick-off dinner at their Polaris Brio location, provided a tour of their Lennox Bravo location and sent senior management to participate as judges in each round of the competition. Learn More.
  • November 8, 2012

    Speaking

    Chicago, IL

    12

    The North American Middle Market Conference 2012

    The middle market is the under-appreciated engine of the US economy. Join your peers to discuss and debate the opportunities and challenges presented by this very significant portion of the U.S. economy. Learn More.
  • October 24, 2012

    Annual Summit

    Columbus, OH

    10

    2012 National Middle Market Summit

    This national summit at The Ohio State University in Columbus, OH brought together more than 1000 CEOs, academics, policymakers and industry experts to discuss the unique set of challenges that middle market executives face – and, more importantly, provide solutions to help them create growth in a challenging economy. Learn More.
  • September 12 - 16, 2012

    Speaking

    San Antonio, TX

    14

    2012 Midsize Enterprise Summit West

    The Midsize Enterprise Summit 2012 provided IT executives with access to new research designed to help companies drive technology innovation while maintaining control over IT spending. Participants learned how to restructure IT reinvestment strategies, solve daily challenges, validate future plans, and maximize business capacity and competitive advantage in a continuously changing technological world. Learn More.
  • September 6, 2012

    Speaking

    Columbus, OH

    13

    Tech Columbus Roundtable

    The National Center for Middle Market presented foundational research on the definition, demographics, and impact of the middle market. The audience included senior leaders from a variety of industries, each with a unique interest in areas of technology and innovation. Learn More.
  • April 12-14, 2012

    Student Event

    Columbus, OH

    1167

    2012 Fisher Case Competition: Ethan Allen

    As the 2012 Big 10+ Case, Ethan Allen hosted the student teams from OSU's Fisher College of Business for a private tour of their Easton store location as well as sent senior management to participate as judges in each round of the competition. Learn More.
  • October 6, 2011

    Annual Summit

    Columbus, OH

    17

    2011 National Middle Market Summit

    More than 600 middle market leaders, policymakers, academics, and industry experts brought their expertise and insights to the 2011 National Middle Market Summit, making the event a resounding success. The attendees were privy to exciting middle market news and announcements revealed for the first time at the summit. Learn More.

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