A Reflection of People, Purpose and Passion Set to Take Center Stage at Iowa Credit Union Convention
Coralville, Iowa - The 88th annual Iowa Credit Union Convention will take place at the Coralville Marriott Hotel and Conference Center September 19-21. Nearly 600 credit union CEOs, directors, executive staff, guests and exhibitors are expected to attend this year’s conference.
This year’s event kicks off on Wednesday, September 19 with a volunteer project with the Iowa Valley Habitat for Humanity. Credit union volunteers will be helping Habitat for Humanity construct a new home for a family of five.
The opening keynote on Thursday, September 20 will feature Karen McCullough, a branding expert, social media enthusiast and millennial evangelist on a mission to get people excited about change. She will speak to attendees about developing creative solutions and innovative methods for motivating people to embrace and thrive with change.
In addition, Iowa Innovation Group participants will kick off Friday’s opening keynote session by sharing their new ideas and prototypes that could be implemented for the benefit of Iowa credit unions. The conference will close on Friday, September 21 with Eric Boles, a former NFL athlete turned executive coach and author, who will inspire attendees to unleash their best.
Eighteen diverse education breakout sessions will cover topics relevant to the credit union industry, including leadership, innovation, regulatory and diversity and inclusion.
Convention attendees are invited to attend the Iowa Credit Union Foundation’s (ICUF) Benefit Night on Thursday, September 20 at the Marriott Hotel and Conference Center. All proceeds will be used to fulfill ICUF’s mission of empowering people and communities to achieve financial well-being. For real-time updates, follow the Convention hashtag at #IowaCreditUnions.
About the Iowa Credit Union League
The Iowa Credit Union League is the trade association that represents the interests of Iowa credit unions and their more than one million members. Credit unions are not-for-profit, financial cooperatives owned and operated by their members. Iowans use their credit union membership to receive higher interest rates on savings and lower interest rates on loans. For more information on ICUL, visit www.IowaCreditUnions.com. Follow ICUL on Twitter at www.twitter.com/icul or on Facebook at www.facebook.com/iowacreditunions.