Events

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Bank on Women Peer Exchange

Join Bank Director and Bank on Women for an exclusive peer exchange among female executives as they provide insight on serving on a bank board. The off-the-record, candid conversation provides an opportunity to learn from peers and share experiences.
Location – Nashville, TN
09/15/2024
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Corporate Governance Workshop

The Corporate Governance Workshop is a must-attend for those new to serving on a bank’s board or those seeking directorship at a financial institution. Throughout the workshop, attendees are provided with a thorough grounding in corporate governance and important industry issues that greatly enhance the performance of individual directors.
Location – Nashville, TN
09/15/2024
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Advanced Director Certification Workshop

The Advanced Director Certification Workshop is a comprehensive training program for bank directors with five or more years of board and/or professional banking experience. During the workshop, participants receive a thorough grounding in corporate governance, the role of the board and the committee issues most pressing to banks today.
Location – Nashville, TN
09/15/2024
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Bank Board Training Forum

The Bank Board Training Forum – now integrated with the Bank Compensation & Talent Conference – provides bank directors, officers and members of the board with the education and training needed to address the issues and challenges facing them in today’s highly regulated and rapidly evolving banking and financial services industry.
Location – Nashville, TN
09/16/2024 – 09/17/2024
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Acquire or Be Acquired

Bank Directors’ Acquire or Be Acquired Conference is the premier growth and strategy conference for bank CEOs, senior executives and board members, providing senior leadership teams with numerous opportunities to meet and network with peers who are interested in exploring growth opportunities, strategic initiatives, and business partnerships.
Location – Phoenix, AZ
01/26/2025 – 01/28/2025
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The Current State of Bank Debt and Preferred Markets

The last year has been tumultuous for investors and issuers of community and regional bank debt and preferred markets, as the sector has been buffeted by storylines from deposit flight to credit deterioration of certain asset classes. It’s time for buyers and sellers of bank debt to start talking. Our expert panel will examine the impact these headlines have had on investor sentiment, and how that has evolved over the past year. We’ll also explore the current state of play in the bank debt and preferred markets. This webinar is brought to you by: KBRA.
Webinar
06/25/2024
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What’s New in Bank Board Governance?

Join Bank Director’s editorial team for a governance-focused discussion based on its recently-released 2024 Compensation & Talent Survey and the 2024 Governance Best Practices Survey, available in July. Find out how community bank boards are grappling with compensation and governance issues, including succession planning, risk oversight and board composition.
Webinar
08/06/2024
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Making Smart Decisions About Tech

Join Bank Director and Jack Henry as they dig into the results of the 2024 Technology Survey, including how banks are adopting technology, leveraging data and budgeting for 2025.
Webinar
09/24/2024
Jack Henry
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Bank Audit & Risk Conference

Bank Director’s annual Bank Audit & Risk Conference surfaces key issues and challenges bank officers and directors must understand to thrive in today’s changing financial services industry. Whether it be data security, emerging technology, fraud, crisis management and/or the effectiveness of internal controls, this conference brings to light issues all bank leaders should know about.
Location – Chicago, IL
06/10/2024 – 06/12/2024
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Corporate Governance Workshop

The Corporate Governance Workshop is a must-attend for those new to serving on a bank’s board or those seeking directorship at a financial institution. Throughout the workshop, attendees are provided with a thorough grounding in corporate governance and important industry issues that greatly enhance the performance of individual directors.
Location – Chicago, IL
06/10/2024
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Experience FinXTech

Bank Director’s Experience FinXTech is the industry’s leading financial technology event that explores cutting-edge technologies, uncovers innovative solutions and examines successful strategic investments.
Location – Tampa, FL
05/13/2024 – 05/15/2024
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Acquire or Be Acquired

As the premier growth and strategy event for bank CEOs, senior executives and board members, Bank Director’s Acquire or Be Acquired Conference provides senior leadership teams with numerous opportunities to network with peers that share an interest in exploring financial growth opportunities, strategic initiatives and business partnerships.
Location – Phoenix, AZ
01/28/2024 – 01/30/2024
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Bank Board Training Forum 2023

The Bank Board Training Forum – now integrated with the Bank Compensation & Talent Conference – provides bank directors, officers and members of the board with the education and training needed to address the issues and challenges facing them in today’s highly regulated and rapidly evolving banking and financial services industry.
JW Marriott Nashville
09/11/2023 – 09/12/2023
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Bank Director Certification Workshop

The Bank Director Certification Workshop is a comprehensive training program designed for those currently serving, or wanting to serve on a bank’s board. This one-day workshop will provide participants with a thorough grounding in corporate governance and important industry issues that greatly enhance the performance of individual directors.
JW Marriott Nashville
09/10/2023
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Examining Generational Differences in Banking: Capturing Gen Z and Millennials

The banking habits and preferences of Americans continue to evolve. In this webinar, we explore generational differences, with a focus on how community and regional institutions can gain a greater slice of Gen Z and millennial populations that currently bank with large, national brands. You’ll gain insights based on original 2024 research from Apiture and The Harris Poll. This webinar is brought to you by: Apiture.
Webinar
06/18/2024
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Minimizing Risk in Your Ag Lending Portfolio

The agricultural industry faces unique challenges that can impact your lending decisions. This webinar equips you with the knowledge and strategies to effectively assess and mitigate risk in your ag loan portfolio. This webinar is brought to you by: Agri-Access.
Webinar
05/07/2024
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Delivering a Customer Experience That Thrives Under Pressure

Customer expectations demand that their institution supports them whenever and wherever they need it. This is challenging enough in normal times, but how do you still provide an optimal customer experience where there is pressure? This webinar explores how BMO has removed the friction of customer communication to create a vastly improved digital experience. But this experience was put to the test when BMO acquired Bank of the West last year and those customers had to undergo a digital banking conversion. This webinar is brought to you by: Agent IQ.
Webinar
04/23/2024
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Finding the Key to Deposit Growth

How do you find the right technology to quickly grow volume deposits without “breaking the bank?” Sean Kouplen, President & CEO of Regent Bank, shares with Kathleen Craig, CEO of Plinqit, why they opted for a high yield savings account (HYSA), the level of risk, who owns the customer, how it’s different from banking as a service (Baas) and more. This webinar is brought to you by: Plinqit.
Webinar
04/16/2024
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Bankers Weigh in on Regulatory Pressures, Liquidity & More  

Drawing from Bank Director’s 2024 Risk Survey, members of the Bank Director and FinXTech editorial team focus on the key risks identified by community bankers, from the regulatory environment to vendor risk management and liquidity concerns.
Webinar
04/09/2024
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Bankers Panel: Insight into M&A in 2024

Key indicators suggest that 2024 could be a big year for M&A activity in banking. On March 26, 2024 at 2:00 PM ET, please join Ardmore Banking Advisors for a live panel discussion with bank leaders on various aspects of current M&A activity in the industry, including: regulatory impact, credit quality, drivers of M&A, organic growth challenges, strategic considerations, and the importance of rigorous credit assessment in M&A deals. This webinar is brought to you by: Ardmore Banking Advisors
Webinar
03/26/2024
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Chatbots & Beyond: How Banks Can Approach Artificial Intelligence

“Artificial Intelligence: A Real World Approach” — the latest in-depth research report from Bank Director and FinXTech — reveals a number of use cases for artificial intelligence, from customer-facing and employee-assisting chatbots to tools that help financial institutions detect and prevent fraud. However, data constraints, regulatory concerns and a lack of internal focus can all prove barriers to integrating AI in the right way. In this webinar, learn more about how to leverage potential opportunities and approach risks associated with AI. This webinar is brought to you by: Microsoft.
Webinar
03/19/2024
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What Bankers Say About M&A

Bank Director’s editorial team shares what they’re hearing from banks and industry leaders about the environment for bank deals, the economy and other topics explored in the 2024 Bank M&A Survey.
Webinar
01/16/2024
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Know Before You Grow: Mitigating the Business Risk of Branding for Banks in Expansion Mode

Whether you’re exploring new markets, evaluating M&A, or challenged to differentiate, your brand identity could be a risk that impedes expansion – or an asset that propels growth. Ensure your future is well strategized from a branding perspective. Explore 4 banks’ journeys to understand how to reconcile brand challenges, protect the bottom line & gain market share.
Webinar
11/14/2023
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Chasing Shadows: The Crossover Between Fraud and AML in Modern Finance

Financial criminals don’t work in isolation, and neither should your defenses. Join us to uncover the blurred lines between fraud and Anti-Money Laundering activities. Discover how a holistic approach can help you track and prevent illicit financial activities effectively. Our experts will discuss real-world examples and the benefits of a unified strategy.
Webinar
11/07/2023
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Digital Transformation: Building a Successful Infrastructure

To gain customer satisfaction in this hyper-digital environment, banks are investing heavily in innovative digital banking products and services. However, banks’ speed to market has been hampered by inflexible legacy systems. In this webinar hosted by Thought Machine, we will discuss building a digital infrastructure that will scale with your institution and provide the services your customers want.
Webinar
10/03/2023
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Managing Banks’ Newest Emerging Credit Risk

Using common sense credit risk management practices, explore an approach to managing the newest emerging credit risk that bankers face. Attendees learn about identifying climate-related credit risk in their portfolio, how it can be tracked, and tools & techniques to successfully manage this emerging risk. We detail a recently completed proof of concept with a bank using climate-related risk scores.
Webinar
09/26/2023
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Breaking Boundaries: Unleashing Organic Growth with Non-Traditional Strategies

Catch Nathan Baumeister, CEO and co-founder of ZSuite Tech in an engaging conversation with two bank leaders who have unleashed organic growth on both sides of the balance sheet, after embracing unconventional industry verticals, forging strategic partnerships and leveraging cutting-edge technology. Join us to discover untapped potential within the financial landscape.
Webinar
09/19/2023
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Utilizing Fintech Partnerships to Power Your Digital Future

To remain competitive against large national banks, smaller and mid-size banks and CUs are increasingly partnering with fintech firms to bridge the gap between their core providers and the experiences expected from consumers. This is possible through agile, API-enabled integrations. This webinar hosted by Bank Director and EPAM Systems, Inc., explores the importance of these fintech partnerships and the steps banks can take to control their digital futures.
Webinar
08/01/2023
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Surviving Tough Times Starts in the Boardroom

While recent bank failures have shined a light on liquidity risks, the rising interest rate environment promises to affect both sides of the balance sheet. Drawing inspiration from Bank Director’s 2023 Governance Best Practices, this webinar, hosted by Bank Director, explores aspects of the governance process, board composition and culture, and responding to today’s risks.
Webinar
07/25/2023
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FedNow and the Movement of Money

With FedNow launching on July 20, 2023, what should banks know about leveraging this instant payments infrastructure? How will it affect customer behavior? What technology or talent considerations should be discussed?
Webinar
07/20/2023
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The Next Digital Wave: Evolving Expectations

Retail banking and payments have forever changed. It is not enough to just offer innovative products and services – it is critical to explain to consumers how these changes will benefit them. In this webinar hosted by Bank Director and CSI, we discuss the transition to a more customer-centric approach and how emerging financial technology trends will fit into our collective future.
Webinar
06/27/2023

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