Virginia Bankers Association and the American Bankers Association are excited to announce the 2nd annual virtual Diversity, Equity and Inclusion Summit for bankers nationwide.
Fostering diversity and inclusion in the workplace is more pressing than ever. Build your DEI Playbook with practical takeaways from the ABA/VBA Diversity, Equity and Inclusion Summit.
Choose between expertly-curated strategy sessions to build a DEI Playbook that is unique to your bank’s needs—no matter where you are on your DEI journey. At this summit, you’ll hear insights from the experts and gain tangible strategies for implementing change.
Grab your map and join us on a journey of learning and discovery on the Pathways to Connect & Protect 2021. Choose your destination (track) and hit the road (Zoom). At each pit stop (session) in your journey, you will connect with other travelers (attendees) and tour guides (industry experts) and uncover new ideas, trends and developments in banking. All roads lead to your final destination – an in-person (COVID rules permitting) block party at the Greater Richmond Convention Center in September. There will be food, music, business sessions and the opportunity to see your friends and colleagues in person from a safe physical distance.
To be held at the Belmond Charleston Place in Charleston, South Carolina, an exciting first-time location for our event, the 2021 Convention will combine a great lineup of speakers on timely topics and networking with bankers and industry providers. We have all had more than our share of disruption – to say the least – over the past year, and we hope that this September event will be a time to finally come together, enjoy each other’s company and educate ourselves on industry topics together.
Through the use of highly qualified instructors and a challenging
curriculum, the VBA School of Bank Management is designed to
provide a multi-dimensional educational experience in banking.
Upon completion of three one-week summer sessions and eight home
study problems, students will have developed a range of skills
that should both enhance current performance and qualify them as
candidates for advancement.