New this year at InterGrowth, the featured sessions focus on timely, relevant and sometimes provocative topics and explore their impact on society and lifestyle, as well as your business.

Be sure to catch any of the following and join the open debate and lively interaction.

Updates from the Capitol – A Fireside Chat with D.C. Insiders

Thursday, May 3
1:00 – 1:50 p.m.

Don’t miss this important discussion of policy issues that are critical to the middle market, as well as an overview of the positive impact middle-market private capital investment has on the U.S. economy.

Innovation Investing: How to Find the Next Disruptor

Thursday, May 3
1:00 – 1:50 p.m.

Everyone is looking for the next Airbnb, Lyft or Spotify, but there’s no crystal ball to predict the next disruptor on the horizon. Or is there?

New Investment Strategies: A Deep Dive Into What’s New, What’s Coming and How You Need to Prepare

Friday, May 4
9:00 – 9:50 a.m.

Hear from LPs and investment professionals about the state of investment trends and how you can prepare for what’s next.

Filling the Workforce Gap: Talent Management Best Practices for Your Midmarket Business

Friday, May 4
10:00 – 10:50 a.m.

Gain insights from industry experts on the role businesses play in recruiting, developing and retaining desirable staff members.


Thomas A. Stewart
Executive Director, National Center for the Middle Market

Amy Fields

Vice President & Chief Human Resources Officer,
HBM Holdings

Kathleen Quinn Votaw
Founder & CEO, TalenTrust

Sarah L. Sladek
Founder & CEO,
XYZ University

Please check back soon as more panelists are confirmed.