2019 Education Summit & Regulatory Compliance Conference
Hyatt Regency Huntington Beach • Huntington Beach, CA
August 25-28, 2019
Gaining the Edge
With more learning opportunities and access to industry leaders than any other banking conference on the West Coast, the WBA Education Summit & Regulatory Compliance Conference sets the standard in banker education.
This event delivers the most current information in the six distinct learning areas of technology and operations, HR and training, CFO and finance, marketing, and new for 2019, compliance and risk, and provides a showcase of the best and most innovative industry products and services.
2019 Lenders & Chief Credit Officers Conference
Monarch Beach Resort • Dana Point, CA
October 6-9, 2019
Driving Growth, Sustaining Performance
The 2019 Lenders & Chief Credit Officers Conference brings together lending professionals from across the West Coast for four days of premier education and networking opportunities. Hear from business leaders, strategists, and peers during interactive sessions designed to explore shared opportunities and challenges, discuss examiner expectations, and develop a greater understanding of today’s marketplace.
Conference topics include commercial and consumer lending trends, credit culture, risk management, loan growth, and legislative updates. In this collaborative and informative environment, attendees can look forward to confirming or changing their perspective on today’s most pressing issues and returning to their banks with actionable insights critical to organizational performance.
Register by September 9 to receive the early-bird rate. All hotel reservations must also be made by September 9 to take advantage of the conference group rate.
The Currency of Governance
With regulators expecting more oversight from board members in areas such as strategic planning, risk mitigation, and company culture, it is increasingly essential for both seasoned and new directors to remain ahead of the curve in a rapidly evolving and complex industry. From corporate governance to value drivers, WBA’s 2019 Directors Conference is designed to address the internal and external factors which impact organizational strength through peer connections and by offering sessions led by industry experts and thought leaders.
The Directors Conference serves to approach the directors’ role holistically, identifying the full responsibilities of this important role by offering real strategies to get and keep banks on track for success. Like all WBA programs, the always popular peer exchange sessions allow attendees to ask questions and discuss hot topics with fellow executives and directors from across the Western United States.
The Directors Conference welcomes CEOs, presidents, senior officers, and bank directors to a comprehensive three-day event created to identify and explore issues important to shareholders and depositors alike. Join us to evaluate industry challenges, develop new insights, and engage with a network of like-minded executives.
2019 FDIC Community Bankers Workshop
San Francisco State University - Downtown Campus • San Francisco, CA
November 7, 2019
The 2019 Community Bankers Workshop is an interactive seminar designed to help bank executive and mid-level officers, both new and experienced, stay abreast of the ever-changing business, economic, and regulatory environment. The workshop will be led by seasoned risk management and compliance field examiners and supervisors from the San Francisco Region (Region).
The only Western Bankers Association program exclusively for member bank presidents and CEOs.
Senior leaders of western region banks are invited to attend this premier event which delivers informative sessions and powerful networking opportunities at the luxurious Four Seasons Biltmore in Santa Barbara.
2020 Annual Conference
Hyatt Regency Scottsdale Resort & Spa at Gainey Ranch • Scottsdale, AZ
February 29 - March 4, 2020
An event focused on guiding bank executives through the
challenges to achieve short- and long-term initiatives. This signature WBA event will be held at the beautiful Hyatt Regency Scottsdale Resort & Spa at Gainey Ranch. With more than 500 attendees in 2019 this conference is one you will not want to miss.