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.
Today’s successful human resource professional in the financial
services industry needs a clear understanding of critical human
resource issues as well as a working knowledge of the business of
banking. From recruitment to selection, performance management to
career development, the human resource function has a direct
impact on a financial institution’s productivity and bottom-line
Bank marketing has undergone radical changes in the past several
decades and the financial services sales process has experienced
a similar transformation. Both have been influenced by one thing
more than any other—the customer’s behavior. Because the customer
is more knowledgeable, has more tools at their disposal and is in
greater control, marketing and sales must collaborate more
effectively than ever before if the bank expects to sustain long
term growth and profitability.
Designed by experienced CFOs especially for financial managers,
this prestigous school goes beyond the basics to present best
practices and provide community financial institution financial
managers the tools to build a solid foundation in asset/liability
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.
This event, brought to you by five states (DE, MD, PA, VA and WV)
will bring together bankers and industry partners for sessions
with nationally recognized speakers providing relevant and timely
content geared specifically to bank CEOs and other senior
As part of our overall diversity and inclusion efforts, the VBA has created the Women’s Mentorship Program to assist our member banks with preparing the talented women within your banks for future senior leadership positions.
Virginia Bankers Association and the American Bankers Association are excited to announce the 2nd annual virtual Diversity, Equity and Inclusion Summit for bankers nationwide. This event is an important part of continuing a meaningful dialogue on fostering positive change in the industry. The value-packed program will help bankers cultivate a network of peers to share DEI leading practices and explore new opportunities and initiatives for their own institutions. The goal? To equip bankers all over the country with tools to mitigate systemic biases and foster greater inclusion for those disadvantaged by age, race, disability, sexual orientation, gender or other identity factors.