2019 Annual Meeting and Summit

4/29/2019 - 5/1/2019
Fargo, North Dakota

This is your chance to gain insights on all things credit union from your Association and the Credit Union National Association. See your peers recognized for their achievements during the elegant Awards Banquet, and take part in our Annual Business Meeting. We guarantee you will leave feeling even more energized and excited about the credit union movement!

Please register no later than April 18th if you plan to attend.




Room reservations are available at the Delta Marriott in Fargo for $129 - $149 per night.
Book your room with the Credit Union Association of the Dakotas rate by clicking this link.
Delta Marriott – 1635 42nd Street SW, Fargo, ND 58103

Rooms are also available at the Hawthorn Suites by Wyndham for $109 per night.
Call 701.282.6006 and ask for the “Credit Union” rate.
Hawthorn Suites – 4014 17th Ave S, Fargo, ND 58103



Sunday, April 28, 2019
6:00 p.m. - 8:00 p.m. CUFD Wine Tasting Fundraiser
Pre-Summit event hosted at:
First Community Credit Union – 5201 42nd Street South, Fargo

Monday, April 29, 2019
11:30 a.m. - 4:30 p.m. CUAD Golf Scramble (time is tentative)
Village Green Golf Course, Moorhead
6:30 p.m. - 9:30 p.m. Exhibitor/Vendor Social
Entertainment by Comedian Scott Novotny
Tuesday, April 30, 2019
7:30 a.m. - 8:30 a.m. Breakfast/Vendor Networking
8:30 a.m. General Session/Opening Ceremonies
10:00 a.m.  Breakout Sessions
#1 – Justin Burleson, Supervisory Examiner, NCUA
"Cyber Security: Did You Leave the Back Door Open?"
#2 – Bryan Peterson, Associated Employers, "Confronting and Coaching the Problem Employee"
#3 – CUAD – Health Benefits Trust Forum
11:00 a.m. General Session
Steve Rick, Director, Chief Economist, CUNA Mutual Group,
"U.S. Economic Outlook and Its Impact on Credit Unions"
12:00 p.m. - 1:00 p.m. Networking Lunch
Conference Center
1:00 p.m.  General Session
Jay Kruse, Chief Advocacy Officer of  the Credit Union Association of the Dakotas
1:45 p.m. Breakout Sessions
#1 – Andrew Okolski, The Baker Group, "Retail vs. Wholesale – Balance Sheet Strategies to Maximize Performance"
#2 – Bryan Peterson, Associated Employers, "Motivating Others Through Effective Leadership"
3:00 p.m. General Session
Mark Sanborn – Author, Professional Speaker, Entrepreneur
"Potential Principle" – A proven system for closing the gap between how good you are and how good you could be.

4:00 p.m. Session Ends
6:00 p.m. Social 
6:45 p.m.  Awards Banquet/Dinner and Irish Auction
8:00 p.m. Entertainment by the Front Fenders
Wednesday, May 1, 2019
8:00 a.m. - 9:00 a.m. Breakfast
9:00 a.m. General Session
Mollie Bell – Chief Development Officer, Ent Credit Union
"The Heart and Soul of Engagement – Inside and Out"

10:00 a.m. General Session – Annual Business Meeting
Conference Center
11:00 a.m. General Session
Mark Sievewright – Founder & CEO, Sievewright & Associates
"Frictionless Financial Services – A New Paradigm for Credit Unions"


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