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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:
• 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 

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Registration Fees:

Pricing Information  Now-May 5   May 6-May 26 After May 26 
VBA Members $795/per person $895/person $995/person
Spouses/Guests $295/person $365/person $435/person
Non-Members $1200/person $1200/person $1200/person
Spouses/Guests $500/person $500/person $500/person

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Hotel Information:

Hotel Reservations: Negotiated Rate Available Through May 15

The VBA has contracted hotel rooms at a $439 rate plus state and local taxes. A limited number of suites are also available. 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, ask for reservations and reference Virginia Bankers Association and/or booking ID 14318 to receive negotiated rates. Please note: All accommodations are on the European Plan, meaning meals are not included in the room rate. To receive the discounted rate negotiated by the VBA, you must reserve your rooms directly with the Resort no later than May 15. Reservations and room type will be reserved on a first-come, first-serve basis and those received after May 15 will be handled on a space-available basis.

Villa Reservations: Negotiated Rate Available Through May 15

One and two-bedroom villas are available at a negotiated rate of $279 and $329 respectively, plus state and local taxes. A Resort Service Fee of 9% per villa per day will apply to all guest rooms utilized. The Resort Service Fee includes ondemand, 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 and reference Virginia Bankers Association and/or booking ID 14318 to receive negotiated rates.


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