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2014 Annual Conference



The Special Assets Management Association (SAMA) 5th Annual Conference will be the must-attend event for senior-level bankers in special assets. SAMA is the only trade association exclusively dedicated to fostering the best practice in the workout arena. SAMA also promotes the professional growth of workout specialists, through continuing education, mentoring, and peer support. The conference presents a unique opportunity for senior bankers and seasoned professionals to share hard-to-get information, build and expand trusted networks, and advance to the next level in the cottage industry of special assets.  


►Meet special assets managers and workout team leaders of leading banks

►Make new contacts and nurture existing relationships to advance your firm

►Network with banks’ special assets decision-makers who are generally not part of the marketing circuit

►Gain access to influence, information and inner circles you and your firm need to survive and prosper


Who Will Be There:


►Over 80 special assets managers and senior workout team leaders from over 35 banks and other financial institutions

►Chief Credit Officers and Senior Management of banks

►Regulators from the Federal Revenue Board, FDIC, OCC, and others

►Bankruptcy and workout attorneys from leading law firms

►Partners from leading accounting firms

►Seasoned turnaround consultants and restructuring specialists

►Court appointed receivers

►Asset-based lenders

►Distressed debt funds

►Leading commercial real estate brokerages

►Private equity firms

►Business and property valuation firms

►International insurance companies and brokerages

►Leaders in professional services who advise the special assets industry


A Uniquely Valuable Conference:



At the conference panels, you will participate in some of the most honest, straightforward, and eye-opening discussions of the special assets business. Substantive conversations focus on the economy, the challenges of managing default loans, regulatory concerns, tricky asset valuations, exit strategies, and navigating the relationships among regulators, special asset managers, investors and professionals who service the industry.



Conference attendees are seasoned special assets managers and team leaders from leading banks. For professionals who service special assets managers, this conference is by-invitation only. Participants come to the conference to network with peers and partners, and to understand their options.



The conference creates a positive, constructive environment conducive to finding solutions and locating the best options. Business relationships and friendships are developed at the conference.

May 14th-16th, 2014

Ojai Valley Inn & Spa | Ojai, CA


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