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Registration Opens for Leading International Conference for Business Valuers – New Premium Conference Level Offered

Mar 02, 2020
 
The American Society of Appraisers (ASA) announces the opening of registration for its 2020 ASA International Conference to be held October 11-13 at the Marriott Magnificent Mile in Chicago, IL.

Early registration savings of $200 is available for members through May 1. New for this year, business valuation attendees will benefit from a new premium conference level, including full conference experience, expanded number of dedicated session tracks and post-event access to BV session recordings for onDemand viewing.

Leading business valuers will join fellow practitioners from around the world to explore and discuss the foremost trends and issues impacting the specialty and overall profession, putting into practice this year’s theme of “Convergence of the Appraisal Disciplines”.

New for this year, business valuation attendees will benefit from a new premium conference level, including full conference experience, expanded number of dedicated session tracks and post-event access to BV session recordings for onDemand viewing.

Featured business valuation sessions will be offered in two tracts.

The first track will include: Big Market Delusion; You Get What You Pay For-Voting, Non-Voting and Supervoting Shares; Potential Pitfalls of FCF Forecasting in the Terminal Period; Estimating Long Term Growth Rates; Applying ESG in Valuations; M&A and Valuations-Skilled Nursing and Assisted/Independent Living Facilities; International Cost of Capital-Understanding and Quantifying Country Risk; The Good, Bad and Ugly Truths About Valuing Convertible Debt; Volatility Haircut in Convertible Debt Valuation; and Research Related to Implied Betas.

The second track will include: Why LEAPs Provide Defendable Discounts for Lack of Marketability (DLOM’s); Delaware Case Updates; Valuation Enforcement Issues for Appraisers; Early Stage Valuation-A Fair Value Perspective; Top 15 Glitches of Valuation Reports for ESOP Purposes; Valuation of C Corps and Pass-Through Entities under the TCJA; FASB Update; ASC842 Accounting and Valuation Implications for FASB’s New Lease Guidance; and Using Management’s Forecasts Under the Mandatory Performance Framework.

This year’s Conference marks the 83rd annual offering, making it one of the longest consecutive running appraisal conferences since the event first began in 1937. The event will feature 600+ attendees, over 70 educational sessions with presentations from recognized experts, valuable networking opportunities and exhibits from leading-edge companies, all at the fantastic Marriott Magnificent Mile conveniently located in Chicago, IL.

Bonus optional pre- and post-conference educational opportunities will also be available, including a special presentation by SEAK, entitled “How to Write a Bulletproof Expert Witness Report” on Wednesday, October 14.

Website and registration open March 2. For more information visit https://www.appraisers.org/ASAIC20 or call (800) 272-8258.

Conference sponsor and exhibitor packages are available. For more information contact Lisa Perry at (850) 566-0021 or lisa@meetingcreations.net.