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Discount Hotel Rate Deadline for SW Lending Conf Extended to May 1
Thursday, April 23, 2015 6:25 AM

Southwest Lending Conference

The Southwest Lending Conference will be held on May 18-20 at the Hilton Dallas Southlake Town Square, and if you thought it was too late to register, you're in luck! The deadline for receiving the discount hotel rate has been extended to May 1. Act now to save your credit union money.*

Conference Registration
Hotel Registration

This event includes an opening cocktail party on May 17 and a networking reception, four information-filled general sessions, 12 breakout sessions focused on performance-driven lending, opportunities for networking, and an exciting group event at the Texas Motor Speedway.

Want to know who's on tap to fire up your lending activity? Here's just a sample of the dynamic conference speakers and their topics:

  • "Life in the Fast Lane"
    Jerry Punch, Physician and Broadcaster
  • "Business Development with Mortgage Origination"
    Mark Wilburn & Andrew Harris, Truity Credit Union
  • "Turning Your Business Model on Its Head: Leveraging Technology to Increase Loans and Wallet Share"
    Susan Steele, Digital Insight
  • "Better Decisions Require Better Analysis"
    Michael Cochrum, CU Direct Corporation
  • Consumer Protection: New Focus, New Rules, and the Impact on CU Lending
    Matt Biliouris, NCUA, Office of Consumer Protection
  • "The Power of Perfect Storytelling to Promote Your Credit Union Business"
    Dave Lieber, Dallas Morning News "The Watchdog" Columnist
  • "Payment Fraud and Risk Management"
    Matt Davies, Federal Reserve Bank of Dallas

*Join the Lending Council NOW and receive $50 off the Southwest Lending Conference registration fee as well. Lending Council membership is only $25 a year.

Grant Assistance
The Cornerstone Credit Union Foundation is accepting grant applications for League training events based on financial need. Applications must be received by application deadlines. Please visit the Foundation’s website to view all grant applications, guidelines and deadlines. Contact Emily Moreno, Foundation grants manager, at (469) 385-6483 for more information.

Comments from Last Year’s Attendees

  • Best conference I have attended in years.
  • All the positive training was great. I learned a lot. Excited about next year.
  • What an awesome conference. Best parts were the networking and synergy sharing.
  • The most beneficial aspects of the conference were the motivations from speakers, and knowledge and input from credit union staff.
  • I loved it all. Great speakers. Great material.

If you have any questions, please contact Corina Balsells at (800) 442-5762, ext. 6642, or