the FOURTH annual Search Fund Conference
Save the Date: Sunday, December 2nd, 2018
At Harvard Business School
The conference will feature a wide variety of search-related panels, presentations, and workshops.
Please see the 2018 Agenda below:
7:00am: Registration, Breakfast, & Networking.
8:30am: Opening Keynote.
9:15am: State of Search. Latest trends and dynamics in search.
9:30am: Networking Session.
10:15am: Building Your Deal Team. Discuss best practices with 3rd party diligence advisors & lenders.
10:15am: The Life of a Small Business CEO. Evaluate the main challenges and effective strategies of managing your business post-acquisition.
10:15am: Searching Abroad. Assess the added challenges and opportunities of a non-US search.
11:30am: Challenges in Search. Examine lessons learned from successful, seasoned investors.
11:30am: Multi-Entity Strategies. Explore derivative business models in the search context.
11:30am: Life After Search. Investigate opportunities after search and/or exit.
12:30pm: Lunch & Networking. Eat lunch with Investors, Searchers, Advisors, and CEOs.
1:30pm: Sales Workshop. Interactive, tactical session exploring topics such as defining sales strategy and managing and incentivizing a salesforce.
1:30pm: Negotiations Workshop. Interactive, tactical session exploring topics such as negotiating the purchase & sale of a business and working with customers & suppliers.
1:30pm: Search Strategies Workshop. Interactive, tactical session exploring topics such as deal sourcing, use of interns, and engaging with potential sellers.
2:45pm: Networking Session.
3:30pm: Closing Keynote.
4:15pm: Networking Cocktails.
Please find detailed agenda here.
Please contact firstname.lastname@example.org to discuss sponsorship opportunities.