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126th Annual Convention 2019

126th Annual Convention 2019



Sunday, June 16, 2019 - Wednesday, June 19, 2019
The Sanctuary at Kiawah Island, SC
One Sanctuary Drive
Kiawah Island, SC 29455

Continuing the tradition of assembling as a united banking industry for our annual meeting since 1893, we invite you to join us at the Virginia Bankers Association’s 126th Annual Convention June 16-19, 2019 at The Sanctuary at Kiawah Island, SC.

Our timely and relevant business program features top speakers, including:

• Mary Ellen Georgas-Tellefsen | Managing Director of Capital Performance Group
• Wes McMullan, President and CEO of FHLBank Atlanta
• Rob Nichols, President and CEO of American Bankers Association
• Bob Sellers, Emmy-Winning Journalist and Former Cable Network News Anchor
• Jeff Szyperski, Chairman, President and CEO of Chesapeake Bank & American Bankers Association Chairman 2018-2019
• Randi Zuckerberg, Founder and CEO of Zuckerberg Media
• ...and More

Please plan to attend this annual meeting of the VBA. Only through banker involvement can the Virginia Bankers Association remain a strong and effective voice for Virginia’s banking industry – a voice on which we rely now more than ever.

We look forward to seeing you at The Sanctuary in June.

Questions? Please contact Courtney Fleming or 804-819-4748 or Chandler Owdom at 804-819-4707. 

Interested in sponsoring? Contact Amy Binns or 804-819-4726.

Convention Information:

VBA 126th Annual Convention Brochure
Turtle Point Golf Tournament 
Tennis Tournament 
Spouse/Guest Program 
Group Fitness Class 

Click Here to Register Online. Click Here for a Paper Registration Form.

Registration Fees:

Pricing Information 
VBA Members $995/person
Spouses/Guests $435/person
Non-Members $1200/person
Spouses/Guests $500/person

Click Here to Register.

Hotel Information:

Hotel Reservations

Please note the deadline to reserve a room using the VBA's negotiated rates has passed. The maximum occupancy at Kiawah is two adults per bedroom. Children under the age of 18, when accompanied by an adult and staying in the same room, are free of charge. AII rates include on-demand, on-island transportation to all resort owned venues. Transportation hours are 7:00am-11:00pm. Guests also receive local and 800-number telephone access, high speed wireless internet access, golf club storage, access to fitness center, coffee at Beaches & Cream from 6:30-9:00am, self-parking, beach services, morning newspaper delivery, and overnight shoe shine. To reserve a room, please call the hotel at 877.683.1234 and ask for reservations. Please note: All accommodations are on the European Plan, meaning meals are not included in the room rate. 

Villa Reservations

Please note the deadline to reserve a room using the VBA's negotiated rates has passed. A Resort Service Fee of 9% per villa per day will apply to all guest rooms utilized. The Resort Service Fee includes on-demand, on-island transportation 7:00am-11:00pm to all resort owned venues. The Resort Service Fee also includes daily housekeeping, 800-number and local phone calls, credit card access calls, in-room coffee, access to the West Beach Fitness Center, two villa resort pools, Night Heron and the Tennis Club. Sanctuary pools and fitness center are reserved for guests of The Sanctuary. To reserve a villa, please call reservations at 877.683.1234.


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Contact Amy Binns or 804-819-4726 for information on sponsoring.