The Slant

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The Hidden Costs of Hoarding

Could talent hoarding be worsening your workforce woes?

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09/24/2022

Celebrating Small Wins

True organizational change doesn’t happen overnight. Often, it’s the result of small steps.

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09/17/2022

You Could Get Sued

Welcome to a bank board. This is an exciting time to be serving. Oh, and do you have a director’s liability insurance policy, in case you’re sued?

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09/10/2022

Meeting the Moment for Borrowers

The hiatus for federal student loan repayments is coming to an end. Are banks and their borrowers ready?

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09/03/2022

An Immeasurable Return

Bankers struggling to hang onto talent could take a cue from Lowe’s.

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08/27/2022

No Longer the Villain

When President Joe Biden signed the Inflation Reduction Act into law Tuesday, it wasn’t just a victory for the Democratic Party. It was a minor victory for banks.

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08/20/2022

An FDIC Insurance Caper

The explosion of partnerships between banks and financial technology companies has thrown a spotlight on deposit insurance coverage, a long-standing regulatory safeguard.

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08/13/2022

What Do Your Employees Really Think?

Banks could be overlooking one proactive opportunity to enhance their reputations as desirable employers.

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08/06/2022

The Revolution Within

Dee Hock gathered a group of fellow bankers together in Sausalito, California, in 1969.

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07/30/2022

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Events

Affinity Brands & Sidecar Cores: The Key to…

Affinity Brands & Sidecar Cores: The Key to Deposit Growth?

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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.

April 16, 2024

Delivering a Customer Experience That Thrives U…

Delivering a Customer Experience That Thrives Under Pressure

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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.

April 23, 2024

Minimizing Risk in Your Ag Lending Portfolio

Minimizing Risk in Your Ag Lending Portfolio

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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.

May 7, 2024

Experience FinXTech

Experience FinXTech

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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.

May 13-15, 2024 Tampa, FL

Corporate Governance Workshop

Corporate Governance Workshop

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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.

June 10, 2024 Chicago, IL

Bank Audit & Risk Conference

Bank Audit & Risk Conference

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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.

June 10-12, 2024 Chicago, IL

Examining Generational Differences in Banking: …

Examining Generational Differences in Banking: Capturing Gen Z and Millennials

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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.

June 18, 2024

Corporate Governance Workshop

Corporate Governance Workshop

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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.

September 15, 2024 Nashville, TN

Bank Board Training Forum

Bank Board Training Forum

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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.

September 16-17, 2024 Nashville, TN

Acquire or Be Acquired

Acquire or Be Acquired

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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.

January 26-28, 2025 Phoenix, AZ

Affinity Brands & Sidecar Cores: 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.

April 16, 2024
Learn More

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.

April 23, 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.

May 7, 2024
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Experience FinXTech

Tampa, FL

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.

May 13-15, 2024
Learn More

Corporate Governance Workshop

Chicago, IL

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.

June 10, 2024
Learn More

Bank Audit & Risk Conference

Chicago, IL

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.

June 10-12, 2024
Learn More

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.

June 18, 2024
Learn More

Corporate Governance Workshop

Nashville, TN

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.

September 15, 2024
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Bank Board Training Forum

Nashville, TN

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.

September 16-17, 2024
Learn More

Acquire or Be Acquired

Phoenix, AZ

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.

January 26-28, 2025
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Experience FinXTech

Experience FinXTech

Learn More

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.

May 13-15, 2024 Tampa, FL

Corporate Governance Workshop

Corporate Governance Workshop

Learn More

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.

June 10, 2024 Chicago, IL

Bank Audit & Risk Conference

Bank Audit & Risk Conference

Learn More

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.

June 10-12, 2024 Chicago, IL

Corporate Governance Workshop

Corporate Governance Workshop

Learn More

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.

September 15, 2024 Nashville, TN

Bank Board Training Forum

Bank Board Training Forum

Learn More

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.

September 16-17, 2024 Nashville, TN

Acquire or Be Acquired

Acquire or Be Acquired

Learn More

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.

January 26-28, 2025 Phoenix, AZ

Experience FinXTech

Tampa, FL

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.

May 13-15, 2024
Learn More

Corporate Governance Workshop

Chicago, IL

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.

June 10, 2024
Learn More

Bank Audit & Risk Conference

Chicago, IL

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.

June 10-12, 2024
Learn More

Corporate Governance Workshop

Nashville, TN

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.

September 15, 2024
Learn More

Bank Board Training Forum

Nashville, TN

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.

September 16-17, 2024
Learn More

Acquire or Be Acquired

Phoenix, AZ

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.

January 26-28, 2025
Learn More