Bank Directors’ Symposium
Co-sponsored by the Virginia Association of Community Banks

In-Person Kristen Reid

The Directors’ Symposium, co-sponsored by the Virginia Association of Community Banks, provides bank board members with current data, thought-provoking industry trends and networking opportunities with other directors and regulators. The program is designed to benefit both new directors and seasoned veterans on the Board.

April 15th will be held in Blacksburg, VA and April 16th will be held in Richmond, VA.

Agenda & Speakers

8:30 a.m.: Continental Breakfast & Registration 

9:00 – 9:15 a.m.: Welcome 

9:15 – 10:05 a.m.: Election and Trade Uncertainty Hang Heavy Over Late-Cycle Expansion 
Craig Dismuke | Vining Sparks 

10:05 – 10:55 a.m.: Ten Best Practices in CEO and Executive Succession Planning 
Alan Kaplan | Kaplan Partners 

11:10 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.: The Power of Gender Diversity in the C-Suite and Board Room 
Jennifer Docherty & Terrie Spiro | Banks on Women, Inc. / WIN 

12:00 – 1:00 p.m.: Lunch 

1:00 – 1:50 p.m.: The iGeneration Takes Financial Services by Storm: Are you Ready to Deliver a Massively Customer-Friendly Experience?
Virginia Heyburn | Fiserv 

1:50 – 2:40 p.m.: Bank Director Strategies for 2020  Issues to Keep in Focus 
Gary Young | Young & Associates, Inc.

2:40 pm Adjourn 

Registration Fees

  Price
Registration Fee (first 4 registrants) $295/person
Registration Fee (5+ registrants) $270/person

VBA Event Cancellation Policy

All cancellations will be charged a $25.00 administrative fee. Cancellations received less than 72 business hours before the program will be charged a $75.00 administrative fee plus any additional fees associated with the training. Substitutions are allowed prior to the beginning of course.

Special Needs & Americans with Disabilities Notice

If you have special needs that may affect your participation in this event, please contact Kristen Reid to discuss accommodations.

Inclement Weather

In case of inclement weather, please check the VBA Event Hotline for updates on the status of VBA events. 

Hotline Number (804) 819-4739

Hotel Information

April 15 Symposium – Blacksburg

The Inn at Virginia Tech 
901 Prices Fork Road, Blacksburg, VA 24016

Attendees of the Directors’ Symposium in Blackburg have the option to take advantage of the negotiated room rate of $145 (plus taxes and fees) for the night of April 14th. 

Reservations must be made by Monday, March 23, 2020 in order to take advantage of the room rate.

To make reservations, click here or contact the Inn directly at (540) 231-8000.

April 16 Symposium – Richmond

The Hilton Richmond Hotel & Spa 
12042 West Broad Street, Richmond, VA 23233

Attendees of the Directors’ Symposium in Richmond have the option to take advantage of the negotiated room rate of $145 (plus taxes and fees) for the night of April 15th. 

Reservations must be made by Friday, March 27, 2020 in order to take advantage of the room rate.

To make reservations, click here or contact the Hilton directly at (804) 364-3600.

Sponsors

View sponsorship and exhibiting opportunities here. Interested in sponsoring? Contact Amy Binns at 804-819-4726.