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Board Leadership Forum

Meridian is excited to be a sponsor of the Equilar/Nasdaq 5th Board Leadership Forum, which will empower public company board members, general counsel and corporate secretaries to drive success in their organizations. The goal of the Board Leadership Forum is to help participants build higher-performing boards through improved processes, strengthened director evaluations and recruitment efforts, and more effective shareholder engagement. Meridian Partner Bob Romanchek will be a panelist for Maximizing Shareholder Support: The Keys to Effective Engagement. This panel will share key take-aways from the 2017 proxy season and provide valuable tips on how to most effectively engage investors on key issues outside proxy season, as well as how to respond to any negative feedback received as you prepare for 2018. September 12, 2017, New York, NY

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Global Board Leaders' Summit

Meridian is proud to be a partner of The National Association of Corporate Directors’ (NACD) Global Board Leaders’ Summit. This is the largest and most important director forum in the world, where the greatest minds in governance convene for four days of dialogue, interactive workshops, and unprecedented networking opportunities to take on the largest issues facing today’s boardrooms and collectively discover the future of exemplary board leadership. Partner Jane Romweber will be leading a session entitled "Driving Strategy through Compensation" on Tuesday, October 3rd. October 1 – 4, 2017, Washington Harbor MD

Oct1 – 4
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Meridian’s Executive Compensation Breakfast Briefing

8:00 a.m. to 9:30 a.m. (hot breakfast served at 7:30 a.m.) The National Club, 303 Bay Street, Toronto, Ontario Meridian Compensation Partners, a leading North American executive compensation firm, cordially invites you to attend our upcoming 90-minute breakfast briefing in Toronto. The briefing focuses on current issues and trends in executive compensation including: • Regulatory and governance updates • Effective long term performance plans • Aligning executive compensation with shareholder expectations Topics are led by partners and senior consultants from Meridian Compensation Partners’ Canadian and U.S. offices. This session will provide an opportunity to discuss critical issues, ask questions, and interact with your peers. More information regarding topics and speakers to follow. October 5, 2017, Toronto, ON

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American Bankers Association Annual Convention

The American Bankers Association is the united voice of America’s hometown bankers—small, regional and large banks that together employ more than 2 million women and men, hold nearly $17 trillion in assets, safeguard $12.8 trillion in deposits and extend more than $9 trillion in loans. Meridian is proud to be a sponsor of the ABA Annual Convention that is filled with strategic breakthroughs, big speakers tackling trending topics and networking fun. October 15 – 17, 2017, Chicago, IL

Oct15 – 17
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Reimagine HR

ReimagineHR is a multi-day event that brings together hundreds of executives and their teams from across HR, presenting a unique opportunity for CEB (now Gartner) members to engage in discussions with peers on critical topics. Meridian Lead Consultant Linda Steffen will be a panelist for the session: Reimagine Executive Compensation on Thursday, October 19 from 2:45-3:35pm. The executive compensation panel will take a deep dive into the examination of the trends and legislation that are impacting this critical topic. October 18 – 20, 2017, Washington D.C.

Oct18 – 20
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Bank Compensation & Talent Conference

Meridian is honored to be a sponsor of this year’s Bank Compensation & Talent Conference which is focused on exploring the opportunities and the challenges growth-oriented banks face in terms of building the right teams for today… and the future. Respected financial leaders and experienced advisers provide legitimate, practical approaches to help you, your board and your executive team tackle the critical issues facing today’s banks. Meridian Partner Susan O'Donnell will be speaking at a session entitled: "Regulations, Politics & Crystal Ball Influences on Executive Compensation" and Lead Consultant Daniel Rodda will be a panelist at the session "Keeping Pace with Shareholder Expectations" while Lead Consultant Dan Kaufman will be moderating the same panel. October 24 – 25, 2017, Amelia Island, FL

Oct24 – 25
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Chairman & Lead Director Peer Exchange - Overview

Non-executive chairmen and lead directors face growing pressures in leading their boards under the microscope of shareholders and activists. Meridian is excited to be a sponsor of this half-day forum that will bring together public company board leaders for an in-depth evaluation of their role in the ever-evolving state of corporate governance. A mix of panel sessions and interactive peer-driven discussions will allow for candid insights related to strategy, board refreshment, executive compensation, shareholder engagement and board oversight expectations. November 2, 2017, New York, NY

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Compensation Committee Forum

Meridian is proud to be a sponsor of this great Equilar/Nasdaq one-day program for public company compensation committee members, chief HR and senior-level compensation executives, general counsel, and corporate secretaries. The goal of the Forum is to help compensation committees – and the members of management who work closely with them – establish and execute a compensation and benefits program that meets both management’s and investors’ expectations. Participants will gain valuable insights to make the best pay decisions and establish strong governance practices that will drive strategic and defendable compensation decisions. November 14, 2017, San Francisco, CA

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Bank Director’s 24th annual Acquire or Be Acquired Conference

Meridian is excited to be a sponsor of the widely regarded premier event for a bank’s CEO, board of directors and key leadership team. Bank Director’s 24th annual Acquire or Be Acquired Conference helps this hugely influential audience to focus on mergers, acquisitions and growth strategies and tactics. Meridian Partner Susan O'Donnell is a panelist at the session "Looking Ahead to the Next Three Years." This session will build on what’s happening in banking today by juxtaposing the perspectives of a leading attorney, an investment banker, a compensation consultant and an accountant around ideas that enhance a bank’s performance and boost an institution’s franchise value over the next three years. January 28 – 30, 2018, Phoenix, AZ

Jan28 – 30
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